Alvin Lee

Founder and Chief Editor

Updated Honda Civic Type R: What’s new for 2020?

One of the best hot hatches in the market – and our favourite – has just gone better. The updated FK8 Honda Civic Type R brings a host of changes and improvements to the Type R’s winning formula, including upgrades to ride and handling, braking performance and engine cooling, freshened …

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AC Schnitzer creates BMW M850i police street weapon

When it comes to the maddest Police street weapon, we have seen a fair share of them here in Australia, such as the  BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E 43, Audi RS4, Honda Civic Type R and Tesla Model X. But here’s something fresh from Germany. Unveiled at a nationwide ‘Tune it! Safe!” campaign for …

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Toyota GR Yaris offered with GR Parts aero and interior upgrades

The Toyota GR Yaris is arguably the hottest hot hatch to launch this year. Available as a single variant, the second member of the Gazoo Racing (GR) family (after the GR Supra) is literally a pocket rocket for the road. Powered by a turbocharged 1.6-litre three-cylinder engine that churns out …

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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander lineup to include PHEV and turbo models

The next-generation Mitsubishi Outlander is slated to arrive in February 2021, bringing not just host of new drivetrains but also the second iteration of Mitsubishi’s Dynamic Shield design concept. While the final design of the 2021 Outlander is still a closely guarded secret, the company has dropped a shadowy teaser …

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Track-focused Mazda MX-5 GT RS heads updated line-up

The updated 2021 Mazda MX-5 range has expanded to include a new track-focused model: the Mazda MX-5 GT RS. Available in soft-top Roadster and hard-top RF forms, the new MX-5 GT RS is a model exclusive to the Australian market that promises even sharper dynamics and response. Powered exclusively by …

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Genesis GV70 unveiled as brand’s second SUV

Genesis has unwrapped its second SUV, the GV70. The mid-size crossover slots below the GV80, bringing the luxury marque’s current offering to a total of five models including the G70 medium sedan, G80 large sedan, G90 full size sedan and the GV80 crossover. As the first medium SUV model produced …

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BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition introduced in limited numbers

BMW will offer a strictly limited allocation of the all-new X7 Dark Shadow Edition model in both xDrive30d and M50i variants with Australian arrival in March 2021. Just 10 examples of the Dark Shadow Edition – comprising five of each powertrain – will be available to local customers from the …

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Toyota lifts the lid on GR Yaris AP4 rally weapon

Toyota has unveiled the new generation GR Yaris AP4 rally car that Toyota GAZOO Racing Australia (TGRA) will campaign in the 2021 Australian Rally Championship (ARC). While Toyota has long supported a local factory-backed rally team, this is the first time that the company – through its Product Planning and …

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Upgraded 2021 Toyota GR Supra with 285kW checks in

The upgraded 2021 Toyota GR Supra has arrived in Australian showrooms with a power boost of 35kW. The power boost comes as part of an upgrade aimed at further improving the already potent performance of the iconic sports car, including the addition of under-bonnet strut braces to improve rigidity and …

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2022 Mazda CX-5 to go upmarket with rear-biased AWD and in-line sixes

Following a recent report that the next-generation Mazda 6 will adopt a front engine, rear-wheel drive platform shared with the new Toyota Crown, news have surfaced that the 2022 Mazda CX-5 will also ride on a rear-biased all-wheel drive platform adapted from the one that will underpin the new Mazda …

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2020 Genesis G70 Review – G70 2.0T

The Genesis luxury sub-brand of Hyundai has been gunning for premium customers since 2015 with the brand introductory Hyundai Genesis medium sedan. A commendable first effort by the South Korean brand, it was popular amongst premium chauffeurs and private buyers who were drawn to its excellent value for money. When …

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Updated 2021 Ford Ranger Wildtrak X checks in

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak X is making a return to dealerships in early 2021, offering a range of design, features, and interior upgrades over the standard Ranger Wildtrak. Rocking 18-inch alloy wheels with 35mm offset, the Wildtrak X features a black-painted nudge bar, LED light bar and wheel-arch flares. Also …

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Next-gen Toyota Crown and Mazda 6 to share chassis and engines

Toyota is no stranger to the joint development of vehicles. First it was the Toyota 86, which was co-developed with Subaru, then it was the GR Supra which was based on the BMW Z4. Joint ventures significantly reduce development costs and it’s no surprise when Toyota announces yet another collaboration, …

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2022 Subaru BRZ: full gallery, specs and test drive video

One of the most-anticipated sports cars to debut this year, the 2022 Subaru BRZ has arrived. Packing a more powerful engine, strengthened chassis and a more refined interior, the all-new second-generation Subaru BRZ promises sharper dynamics and heightened driving engagement while remaining relatively affordable – one of the biggest selling …

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