Kevin J Lee

Mansory tuned Ferrari Portofino gets carbon top and 0-100km/h in 3.0s

The Ferrari Portofino is already a stunning car straight out of the factory but that doesn’t stop Mansory from tinkering with the supercar, and we must say, the result is extraordinary. Starting with the styling, the German company is has reworked the Portofino’s entire retractable hardtop, which is now made …

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2022 Toyota GR Corolla hot hatch coming mid-2022 with 1.6L turbo-3 & AWD

With the Toyota GR Yaris a huge success, Toyota is now turning its attention to the Yaris’ bigger brother, the Toyota GR Corolla. Set to hit global markets in mid-2022, the GR Corolla will call the Volkswagen Golf GTI and R, Hyundai i30N, Ford Focus ST, Renault Megane RS and …

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2022 Honda Civic Sedan unveiled – not for Australia

Honda has taken the wraps off its new 2022 Honda Civic Sedan in the US. Set to go on sale in America by September 2021, the 11th-generation Civic sedan will however be a no show in Australia, with Honda’s local arm focusing instead on the stronger-selling hatchback, which is due …

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2021 Genesis GV80 7-seat luxury SUV review

Imagine trying to land your first job fresh out of university. You are one of hundreds applying for a handful of graduate positions and the competition is stiff. With no prior work experience, your CV is your only credential. Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury upstart, faces a similar challenge. Established in 2015, …

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Smartphone maker Huawei beats Apple to introducing electric vehicle

Apple has been talking about it for years but now Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei, has beaten the American company to introducing their first vehicle. Known as the SF5, the crossover was jointly developed with Cyrus and will wear the Seres brand when it hits the Chinese market next month. Sporting …

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Could the Hyundai Staria make vans sexy again?

Hyundai has unveiled what is arguably the sexiest people mover to ever grace these pages, the Hyundai Staria. Billed as a Purpose Built Vehicle (PBV) by Hyundai, the Staria looks like something out of Minority Report with a futuristic exterior styling that includes a bold front-end with LED daytime running …

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All-new 2022 Toyota GR 86 unveiled. Australian launch confirmed

Five months after the second-generation BRZ made its debut, it’s now Toyota’s turn with its GR 86, the third model in its GAZOO Racing series of sports cars after the GR Supra and GR Yaris. Unless you’ve been living on Mars, like the first-gen model, the new GR 86 is …

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2022 Chevrolet C8 Corvette to land from $144,990

Newly formed General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) has announced the Australian pricing and specification for its highly anticipated C8 Chevrolet Corvette. Built in right-hand drive from the factory for the first time and expected to arrive in Australia by Q4 of 2021, the mid-engine supercar slayer will be offered in …

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Production 2022 Nissan 400Z leaked, will reported known as the ‘Z’

Photos of what appear to be the upcoming Nissan 400Z coupe has surfaced online. Posted by turbologylic on Instagram and shared by the 400Zclub forum, the trio of photos not only show the front and rear of the highly anticipated sports coupe, but also a glimpse of its interior. While …

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2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan Elite Review

The Hyundai i30 Sedan is the latest addition to the successful i30 range. Built in right-hand drive specifically for Australia, it replaces the slow-selling Elantra as the brand’s new small sedan offering in the sub-$40,000 segment. Capitalising on the i30 nameplate’s popularity, the fourth-generation ‘Elantra’ has its sight on the …

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Kia unveils sleek 2022 EV6 electric crossover

Kia has taken the wraps off its first dedicated all-electric model, the Kia EV6, which also heralds the brand’s new design language. Looking decidedly handsome, the EV6’s new design has eschewed Kia’s long-running ‘Tiger-nose’ grille, replaced by what the company calls a new “Digital Tiger Face” as part of its …

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Limited-run Shelby Super Snake Speedster is one sexy beast

This limited-edition Shelby Super Snake Speedster is certainly oozing with sex appeal! Released by Shelby American to commemorate what would have been the 98th birthday of Carroll Shelby, the Speedster is based on the regular Shelby Super Snake packing the same 5.0-litre supercharged V8 that dispatches a mighty 615kW of …

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First glimpse: 2022 Hyundai Kona N high-performance SUV

Hyundai has released a number of official teaser images giving us a glimpse of its highly anticipated 2022 Kona N high-performance SUV. Featuring a unique slotted, honeycomb mesh grille with a tell-tale N badge at the front and an aggressive front bumper treatment, the Kona N certainly appears sporty. Elsewhere, …

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Aston Martin Vantage is 2021 Formula 1’s new Safety Car

The 2021 Formula 1 World Championship will be welcoming a new safety car in the form of a specially-equipped Aston Martin Vantage. Dressed in Racing Green, the team colour of the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team and complimented with Lime Essence accents, the special Vantage is equipped with a …

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