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2018 BMW 1 Series 125i Review

The BMW 1 Series is a strange proposition in the market place. At the premium space it competes against the Audi A3, Mercedes-Benz A-Class and Lexus CT. Closer to the mainstream end its pricing of circa $40-50k puts it right among hot hatches like the Volkswagen Golf GTI, Peugeot 308 …

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2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition Review

Cars labelled Limited Edition usually struggle to get the pulse going, they’re often an outgoing model with some stickers slapped on and a different set of alloy wheels included in order to clear out old stock and make way for the inevitable replacement. Not the 2018 Ford Focus RS Limited …

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2018 Kia Stinger GT Review

Rear-wheel drive, twin turbocharged V6 engine, spacious seating for five adults and an interior that rivals top premium brands, all for under sixty grand? Yes, it exists. And it’s the long-awaited Kia Stinger. It’s the Korean brand’s first ever sports sedan and what a commendable effort. If you’re like me, …

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2018 Subaru WRX Premium Manual Review

The soundscape emanating from Australian roads just wouldn’t be the same without the familiar grunty burble left behind by Subaru’s infamous boxer engines. The most recognisable and prominent being the heart of multiple generations of WRX, initially starting off as a hotted up Impreza and ultimately parting ways. The WRX …

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2017 Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport Review

Already carving out a name for itself as the more edgy and vigorous rival to the Porsche 911, the two-seater Jaguar F-Type continues to evolve for 2017, gaining sharper looks and more performance. The ever expanding line-up now spans from four to eight cylinders, available in rear- or all-wheel drive, …

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2017 Audi A5 Coupe 2.0 TFSI Quattro Review

When the words Audi quattro are uttered the first thoughts to hit my mind are the legendary Group B monsters from the 80’s in all their five cylinder turbocharged glory, that unmistakable noise and angular styling flying through rally stages surrounded by impressed onlookers. Audi’s introduction of their AWD quattro …

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2017 Lexus LC 500h Review

I have been watching the progress of Lexus’ much raved LF-LC concept car since the day it broke cover at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. Not because it’s my duty as a motoring journalist. But because the car is simply stunning. It’s Lexus’ most exciting product since the mighty LFA supercar and …

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2017 Audi S3 Sedan Review

Is the Audi RS 3 a bit of a stretch for your budget? Is the Volkswagen Golf R a little boy racer-ish for your taste? And does the sight of anything with a three-pointed star or a propeller badge make you lose interest? If your answer was a resounding yes …

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2017 Holden Commodore SSV Redline Review

Holden has saved the best until last for its final year of locally produced Commodore, with the new range gaining extra standard equipment and subtle visual enhancement. It really is your last chance to own one of the best value and best performing rear-wheel drive sports sedans on the market …

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