Alvin Lee

Founder and Chief Editor

Toyota Yaris Cross pricing and specification

Toyota’s all-new Yaris Cross will be priced from $26,990 when it goes on sale in Australia in November. As Toyota’s first entry into the light SUV market, the new Yaris Cross offers both petrol and first-in-class hybrid powertrains, 2WD and electric AWD capability. The Yaris Cross is available in nine …

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2020 Toyota C-HR Hybrid vs Mazda CX-30 G25 Review

The fast-growing compact crossover segment presents buyers with no fewer than 8 options. And if you have reached the point where you are tossing between the Mazda CX-30 and Toyota C-HR, congratulations because this pair plays at the top of the class. Which is best? That’s what we are about …

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Ford Mustang Mach 1 price and specification

Mustang fans will rejoice that the limited-edition, high-performance Mustang Mach 1 will be available to customers in Australia for the first time ever in 2021. The high performance icon will be the best-handling factory-produced Mustang to reach Australian shores. Sharing some features with the Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT500, the …

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Spied: Toyota Yaris GRMN unleashed at the Nurburgring

Hot on the heels of the GR Yaris launch last month, Toyota is already cooking up an even hotter version of the pocket rocket. Caught pounding the notorious Nurburgring circuit in Germany, the Toyota Yaris GRMN – short for Gazoo Racing Meister of Nürburgring – builds on the GR Yaris already …

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2020 Nissan Juke Review – Substance Meets Style?

The first generation Nissan Juke didn’t quite resonate with small crossover buyers, despite being one of the first to launch into the segment. Its quirky design was a like it or hate it affair, and with an uninspiring CVT auto it wasn’t the best to drive either. That was 10 …

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Honda mulling ZSX compact midship to compliment NSX?

Are we about to see a resurgence of Japanese sports car? Earlier this week it’s been reported that Toyota could seek Lotus’ help with reviving the iconic MR2 mid-engined sports coupe. Last week, Subaru released a teaser of the all-new BRZ, confirming the rear-drive coupe gets to live on for …

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Subaru Forester to get 1.8L turbo variant in 2021

Let’s admit it, the weak point in the Subaru Forester is none other than its engine. The 2.5-litre normally aspirated boxer four-cylinder engine in the medium SUV isn’t the most inspiring to drive, and compared to punchier, turbocharged powertrains in rivals, it’s really starting to fall behind. Fortunately, that will …

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Toyota MR2 revival possible with Lotus help

Toyota pulled off a smart move – though controversial – by collaborating with BMW on the development of the GR Supra. Not only did that keep development cost down, but it managed to revive one of Toyota’s most iconic nameplates. Admittedly, the GR Supra may not be true to its …

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BMW 128ti to shake up affordable hot hatch segment in 2021

BMW is aiming to shake up the hot hatch segment in Australia next year with launch of the new 128ti, the successor to the previous 125i. Joining the BMW 1 Series line-up from early 2021, the 128ti will slot in between the entry-level 118i and the range-topping M135i xDrive. The …

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2022 Subaru BRZ teaser shows off racy wheels and fender vents

Subaru has dropped a surprising teaser of the next-generation BRZ today, releasing a photo of a camouflaged pre-production prototype. The teaser shot zooms in on the 2021 Subaru BRZ’s front wheel fender, revealing the new car’s multi-spoke matte grey 18-inch wheel. Also visible is a new air vent just aft …

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Tesla Model S Plaid pricing and specification confirmed

Tesla has been cooking up a new super high performance Model S for nearly a year now. We have guessed its specification, and we have wondered how much it was going to cost. Well, speculate no more because, finally, the craziest Model S has arrived and it’s staggering to say …

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Honda Civic Type R hybrid could be a 400hp scorcher

Honda is back on the road testing a Civic Type R prototype. Fully camouflaged, the prototype was seen making rounds on public roads around the infamous Nurburgring circuit, perhaps in preparation for an upcoming track assault. With the current Civic Type R having been recently updated, it’s unlikely Honda is …

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2021 Kia Sportage: unofficial sneak peek

With the recent unveiling of the all-new 2021 Hyundai Tucson, it’s only a matter of time before Kia throws us a teaser of their next-generation Sportage. That’s because the Tucson and Sportage are actually platform sharing cousins. But before we get the official teaser, here’s an ‘unofficial’ one from renown …

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Hyundai i30 N: Old vs New

Hyundai has unveiled the updated i30 N, which comes with a refined design, added driver assistance and safety features, and retuned suspension. But the biggest news is the addition of a dual-clutch transmission variant, designed to broaden the appeal of the i30 N. Let’s explore further the differences between the …

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