SUV’s

2023 Nissan Navara SL Warrior Review

The beefy Nissan Navara PRO-4X Warrior has been a hit with punters wanting tough looks with matching off-road performance. Engineered in collaboration with Premcar, the Warrior-badged Navara comes with a hefty price tag of nearly $70,000. To cater to the budget conscious while retaining the impressive off-road handling and rugged …

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2023 Ford Puma ST-Line Review

Amongst a sea of derivative small crossovers available on the market today, the Ford Puma stands out to be the most chic of the lot. This pint size SUV proves that grand, bold designs aren’t limited to just big vehicles. From the prominent grille and swept back headlights to the …

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2023 Lexus NX 350h F Sport AWD Review

Last year we drove the Lexus NX 350 and NX 450h+, the petrol and plug-in hybrid variant respectively of the NX range. The NX 350 features a 2.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that develops 205kW and 430Nm. With thick low down torque it’s a good powertrain for the daily grind. Meanwhile …

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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Review: Limited and Summit Reserve

For a whole decade, the fourth generation Jeep Grand Cherokee served as the American brand’s flagship SUV, with numerous updates throughout its life to keep it fresh. What’s missing was a brand-new model. Finally, the fifth-generation Grand Cherokee is here, renewing much needed interest in the nameplate. Tested here is …

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2023 Lexus RZ 450e Luxury Review

Lexus was the first to introduce electrification to its vehicles with the RX 400h back in 2005 but it seems to have dropped the ball since, lagging others in joining the EV revolution. The RZ 450e is set to change that. While it isn’t the first fully electric vehicle from …

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2023 Toyota LandCruiser GR Sport vs Land Rover Defender D300 Review

Off-road vehicles are no longer just off-road vehicles these days. Market demands have dictated that they must do a lot more than just bush-bashing. They’re big and spacious comfortable daily drivers packed with creature comforts and the latest tech. Their rugged 4×4 mechanisms, while still as capable as ever, are …

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2023 Ford Everest Review: 2.0L Bi-Turbo and 3.0L V6 driven

At the pointy end of the large 4×4 SUV segment there’s the Ford Everest and there’s the Everest’s long-time rival the Toyota LandCruiser Prado. Previous generations of Everest had mostly lived inside the shadows of the Prado, mostly because the latter was a little more refined, more luxurious and had …

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2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Atmos Hybrid AWD Review

Aren’t there enough SUVs on the market already? Not if you ask Toyota. It appears to be on a quest to fill every niche in a segment it kicked started with its own RAV4 in 1998. Designed to sit between the pint size Yaris Cross and highly popular RAV4, and …

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2023 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Veloce Review

The first thing that stroke me when I first set sight on the Alfa Romeo Stelvio was how pretty it looked. Like how David is a masterpiece of Italian Renaissance sculpture, the Stelvio is a paragon of automotive design in the SUV space. Both David and Stelvio have one thing …

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2023 Jeep Wrangler vs Jeep Gladiator: which is the one for you?

If you’re in the market for an iconic off-roader, the Jeep Wrangler is about as iconic as an off-roader can get. But there’s now a derivative of the Wrangler that may appeal to keener drivers – and adventurers. The Wrangler has grown a tub to become a pick-up truck, better …

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2023 Cupra Formentor VZe PHEV review

Meet Cupra. The latest automotive brand to hit the crowded Australian car market. The name is derived from the words ‘Cup Racing’ and is a nod at the brand’s glorious past in rallying. It also means copper in Latin, a trademark of the brand’s liberal use of copper highlights. Created …

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2023 Nissan Navara PRO-4X Warrior Review

The ute segment is arguably the most progressive of all vehicle markets. What started out as a workhorse has evolved to become a lifestyle machine. During the week it gets work done, and on weekends it goes out of town seeking for the best camping ground or fishing spot. Owners …

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2023 Volkswagen Touareg 210TDI V6 R-Line Review

Cut price Audi Q7 or premium Volkswagen Touareg. That’s what we endeavour to find out with the 2023 Volkswagen Touareg 210TDI R-Line. Sitting at the top of the range, for now (until the arrival of the fire-breathing Touareg R), the luxury VW is priced from $117,540 before on-road costs, making …

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2023 Peugeot 3008 GT Sport Review

Peugeot has given their second-generation 3008 five-seat SUV a facelift and it’s off to a flying start. The podgy predecessor has been left in the dust with the new frameless grille and aggressive lights both front and rear dialling up the styling stakes. And if you are a fan of …

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