Alvin Lee

Founder and Chief Editor

Not a fan of the enlarged BMW M3/M4 grille? Prior Design can help

There’s no doubt the enlarged BMW kidney grille on the M3 and M4, along with the 4 Series, is one of the most controversial designs we have seen from the German carmaker in recent years. It’s a like it or hate it affair, but for those who aren’t a fan …

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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe vs Kia Sorento Comparison Review

The seven-seater SUV is not just the ultimate definition of a modern family car, it is – arguably – the definition of a car. Not only is it tasked with the huge responsibility of hauling the family safely from A to B, but it also needs to offer plenty of …

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Toyota bZ4X Concept previews a family of EVs

Toyota has revealed the bZ4X Concept vehicle, the company’s first full electric crossover. The concept model is the first featured as part of a global electrification strategy, with plans to expand the range in the future. Toyota has stated that there will be seven ‘bZ’ models to be launched globally …

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Subaru drops limited-run WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition

Subaru Australia has triggered the farewell to current generation WRX STI, with a final special edition packed with extra kit. Just 75 of the Subaru WRX STI EJ25 Final Edition models will be sold, each individually numbered. 30 will be available for sale online, with the balance through the 24-strong …

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Tesla Model 3 Performance spiced up by Startech

Tesla Model 3 – the fastest accelerating sedan in the world. But it may not look like one. The elegant and understated sedan can sprint from standstill to 100km/h in just 3 seconds in the top-spec Model 3 Performance guise, thanks to dual electric motors and high performance batteries. Unlike …

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Hardcore Toyota GR Yaris Rallye launched from sub-$55k

Toyota has launched its track-ready GR Yaris Rallye, taking the super hot hatch to an even higher level of performance. Building on the 200kW GR Yaris three-door performance hatch, the new Rallye edition introduces lightweight components and performance parts, specifically designed for hardcore track driving. Key upgrades include circuit-tuned GR …

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BMW M2 Competition Final Edition by Lightweight Performance

The F87 BMW M2 might be getting discontinued in Europe due to the region’s ever tightening emission regulations, but there’s no stopping tuners from grabbing every last opportunity to work their magic on what is often regarded as BMW’s best ever M car. One such tuner is Lightweight Performance. No …

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2021 Mazda CX-30 vs Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Comparison Review

Style and practicality – two very important criteria when buying compact passenger cars, but more often than not we can only have one or the other, not both. The Mazda CX-30 is no doubt a design triumph, but is it practical? The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross offers impressive space, but is …

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Genesis X Concept previews brand’s EV future

Genesis has dropped the cover off a stunning new flagship coupe that will potentially rival the likes of Mercedes-Benz S Class coupe, BMW 8 Series and Lexus LC. Unveiled in the form of an EV-based high-performance Gran Tourer, the Genesis X Concept – as its name suggests – is just …

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Lexus LF-Z Electrified previews next generation of Lexus EV

Lexus has unveiled the LF-Z Electrified, a concept battery electric vehicle (BEV) that signifies a new electrified era for the Lexus brand. The new concept is expected to morph into the brand’s next flagship for a new line of electric cars, incorporating driving performance, styling and advanced technology set to …

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Lexus IS 500 F Sport Launch Edition rolls in

The baddest Lexus IS model is now no longer a full blown F but an IS 500 F Sport. Still, it’s one hot looking sports sedan. Packing the same normally aspirated 351kW / 530Nm 5.0-litre V8 engine found in the Lexus RC F and Lexus LC 500, the IS 500 …

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2021 Audi A4 Sedan 45 TFSI Video Review

The fifth generation Audi A4 has just been given its first major update since the model’s launch back in 2016, bringing updated exterior styling, improved infotainment system, and new mild-hybrid powertrains. Tweaks to the exterior have brought the A4 styling more inline with the rest of the Audi family, with …

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2022 Peugeot 308 goes upmarket with bold styling, premium cabin

The all-new 2022 Peugeot 308 has been officially unveiled, bringing upmarket design, more efficient powertrains and new generation driving aids. Bearing the brand’s new coat of arms, the new 308 pushes into premium space with one of the sharpest designs in the segment, distinguishing itself with bold posture and style …

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Toyota Supra GRMN to share 353kW / 550Nm BMW M4 engine

The Toyota GR Supra received a power upgrade late last year, with its BMW-sourced 3.0-litre turbo in-line six engine retuned to produce a maximum power of 285kW between 5800rpm and 6500rpm. Peak torque remains the same at 500Nm but is delivered over a broader rev range between 1800rpm and 5000rpm. …

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