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Test drives and in-depth reviews of some of the most popular new cars currently on the market today.

2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review

The SUV invasion is still well and truly in full swing where manufacturers continue to flood dealerships with hoards of the lumbering mechanised bland-mobiles. Most the brands are playing it safe and conservative, differences that separate one from the next continue to converge making it tough to pick a clear …

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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross AWD Review

The booming SUV market has allowed car manufacturers to go creative with their offerings, and by that we mean not conforming to the conventional. The coupe-SUV has been a well explored concept, as evident by the arrival of popular models such as the Toyota C-HR and Nissan Juke. A trend …

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2018 Infiniti QX80 S Premium Review

When driving the recently updated Infiniti QX80, there was only one word that came to mind – huge. That’s unsurprising though because with just one look at the thing, you’ll already know that. But technically speaking, it really is huge as it’s larger than every single one of its rivals. …

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2018 Subaru BRZ tS Review – Tuned by STI

When Subaru announced they would be releasing a BRZ clad in STI badges many car nuts let their imaginations run wild. Unfortunately for them their dreams of a potent and agile turbocharged rear-wheel drive coupe were quickly put to rest after a thorough inspection of the spec sheet for Subaru’s …

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2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Review

I must admit I have never been so excited about a new car coming on to market since the Subaru Impreza WRX STi Coupe 22B of the late 90s. Until now. It’s been a long wait, but it’s finally here. The Alfa Romeo Giulia heralds the return of a much-missed …

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2018 Holden Commodore Calais-V V6 AWD Review

 Badge engineering is fraud with danger especially for a model as iconic as the Holden Commodore. History is littered with examples of this failed undertaking including the Nissan Bluebird-based Ford Pintara and Saab’s version of the Subaru Impreza wagon, the 9-2X. Holden of course, is no stranger to this …

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2018 Jaguar XE S Review

The recently updated Jaguar XE S – the sportiest version of the iconic British brand’s smallest sedan – is a car that really treads its own path in what is a typically German-dominated segment, with the Mercedes-AMG C43, Audi S4, and BMW 340i being the dominant forces within in this …

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2018 Suzuki Swift Sport Review

 Good things come in small packages. Compact, light and now packing turbocharge punch, the 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport offers similar thrills to the larger, more powerful hot hatches yet won’t kill your bank. Available as a single, uncomplicated, highly-specified model, the new Swift Sport is priced from an affordable …

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2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium Review

Prior to the age of the SUV it was the humble wagon that was the urban king proudly occupying that coveted second carpark in many family driveways. Whether it was the morning school run, family holiday road trip or simply grabbing the weekly shopping, the wagon handled it all without …

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2018 Lexus LX 570 Review – bush-bashing in style

 What is it? The LX570 is Lexus’ flagship SUV that’s been around in its current form since 2008. It went under the knife three times along the way, with the latest facelift performed in 2016 where it has remained unchanged since. It’s a large behemoth based on the oily …

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review

Technology can be a double edged sword that rusts over with the passage of time. What used to be a must have feature becomes one to avoid the moment a better alternative comes along. Now half way into its model life, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV we are reviewing has a …

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2018 Tesla Model S P100D Review

What is it? Less interestingly, the Model S is the flagship model of Tesla’s electric car line-up and the P100D tested here is the range-topping variant. More excitingly, the Model S P100D is the fastest accelerating saloon car in the world. It sprints from 0 to 100km/h in just 2.7 …

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