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2019 Lexus IS 350 F Sport Review – the last of a dying breed

If you’re in the market for a compact sports sedan these days, chances are you’ll be looking at something with a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Now I’m not going to go and criticise you for that decision as it’s one that makes sense – after all, engines of such a size …

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2019 Jaguar F-Type 2.0 Coupe Review

There are a few cars you would buy based on their looks alone. The Jaguar F-Type is one of them. With the introduction of a new entry-level 2.0-litre turbo variant, Jaguar is broadening the F-Type’s appeal and accessibility, targeting buyers who care more about the sports car’s lusty looks than …

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2019 BMW 1 Series 125i M Sport Review

Already confirmed to be going front-wheel drive for the next-generation model, the 2019 BMW 1 Series is officially on the endangered species list as the last rear-wheel drive hatch available. The automotive industry will praise the move to a front-wheel drive platform as bringing improved fuel economy and more interior …

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2019 Renault Megane R.S. 280 Sport Review

There has never been a better time to be a driving enthusiast. Machines with the desire to entertain are no longer only accessible to the lucky few with a seven-digit bank account balance. If you have fifty big ones lying around, cars like the Honda Civic Type R, Volkswagen Golf …

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2019 Mazda MX-5 1.5L Roadster Review

This will be the third time I’ve jumped into Mazda’s MX-5 for a week of thrashing to decipher its secrets, only now I’ve finally managed to nab the one I was most excited for. It’s the base spec 1.5L Roadster with none of the bells and whistles and more importantly, …

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2019 Nissan 370Z Nismo Review

What is it? The 370Z Nismo is Nissan’s second Nismo model to launch worldwide following the debut of the GT-R Nismo. While the Nismo treatment is new, there’s no denying the Zed has been around for almost a decade. Introduced in 2009 as a successor to the 350Z, the 370Z is …

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2019 Mazda MX-5 RF Review

Usually, an incremental update in a car’s life means a slight redesign of the headlights, new wheels and subtle touch up of the interior trims. If lucky, we may see an updated list of features. Then the car would be let to soldier on for a couple more years until …

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2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review

In a world of electrification, hybrid drive and downsizing, one car remains an icon for none of those. Carbon emissions and fuel efficiency are words it does not understand. And it chokes on good manners. The Ford Mustang is still unmistakably, unashamedly a Mustang. Amen to that. For 2018, Ford …

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2018 Holden Commodore VXR Review

It’s a Commodore but it’s not a Commodore. Yup, forget what you know about the big four-door sedan that once graced the driveway of your parents’ or grandparents’ home. Forget about the meaty throb of eight firing cylinders that was once your alarm bell every morning as your dad started …

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