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2020 Toyota RAV4 GXL Hybrid AWD Review

The Hybrid’s are becoming the norm and nowhere is this more apparent than with Toyota’s latest RAV4 where all grades except the top of the range Edge can be had with hybrid power. It’s the mid-spec GXL Hybrid All-Wheel Drive that we’ll be focusing on to see if the additional cost …

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Next-gen Ford Focus RS to get electric-assisted AWD?

The highly anticipated fourth-generation Ford Focus RS might be arriving sooner than we thought, with reports that the hot hatch is entering the last stages of development in preparation for a late 2020 debut. UK publication CAR magazine recently spilled the beans on the Blue Oval’s next-gen AMG A45 fighter, …

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All-new Honda Accord priced from $47,990

Pricing and specification of the all-new 2020 Honda Accord have been confirmed ahead its arrival at Honda showrooms in December. All-new from the ground up and riding on a new platform, the 10th-generation Accord is billed as the most sophisticated, fuel efficient and comfortable Accord ever, promising more refined and engaging …

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Subaru Forester and XV e-boxer hybrid coming early 2020

Subaru is set to capitalise on the fast growing popularity of hybrid SUVs by introducing electrified variants of the Forester mid-size SUV and XV compact crossover in early 2020. Dubbed the e-Boxer, Subaru’s new petrol-electric hybrid powertrain will find its way under the 2020 Forester and XV, along with a …

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Toyota C-HR now available with hybrid powertrain

Toyota has added its hybrid powertrain to the upgraded C-HR which will be offered alongside the existing 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine. Available on the best-selling 2WD C-HR Koba which Toyota says makes up nearly half of all C-HR sales, the 1.8-litre petrol-electric hybrid system is shared with both the Corolla …

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Scooped: next-gen Volkswagen Golf Mk8 fully undisguised

This is it folks. The next-generation Volkswagen Golf Mk8, fully laid bare. Spotted on the streets in its native Germany, the Mk8 Golf sports an evolutionary design as expected. Starting with the front, the LED headlights are now much slimmer, while the lower air intake with body colour accents now …

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Lamborghini Sian unveiled as brand’s first electrified super car

Lamborghini has unwrapped its first electrified model in the form of the a hybrid supercar. Appropriately named Sian which translates to thunderbolt in the local dialect of the Bologna region of Italy, home to Lamborghini, the hybrid supercar is engineered around “unique” hybrid technologies and promises to deliver “the extraordinary …

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2019 Toyota Prius Review – eco king gets tested

What you see here is the world’s best-selling hybrid vehicle. The pioneering Toyota Prius became the world’s first mass-produced hybrid car back in 1997 and has since racked up over 5 million sales globally. It represents more than half of all hybrids sold worldwide by Toyota. The automotive landscape has …

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2019 Lexus ES 300h Review

When Lexus dropped the first photos of the new ES, I knew Lexus was onto something with the seventh-generation of the its most conservative model. For a nameplate known more for its spaciousness, comfort and luxury, the new ES actually has style this time around, and a good dose of …

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Toyota Prius updated with styling tweak and new tech

Toyota has given its Prius hybrid small car a nip and tuck as part of a mid-life update. The updated Prius hatch features restyled front and rear bumpers that give it a more dynamic flowing appearance that is further enhanced by its slightly longer (+35mm) overall length. New slimline headlights …

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2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

Toyota’s new-generation Camry sedan has undergone a dramatic redesign from bumper to bumper that results in the sportiest and most aggressive looking Camry in its history. Built on a new platform, the 2019 Camry brings more emotional styling, new powertrains with higher power and better fuel economy, a revamped chassis …

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2019 Lexus RX 450hL Review

The task of designing a single car to accommodate the unique and often country specific desires is no doubt a serious challenge, one which Lexus took seriously with the RX line of luxury SUVs that continued to evolve throughout their lifespan. The European demand for ever cleaner and greener motoring …

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Updated 2019 Toyota Prius brings cleaner design and new tech

Toyota has advanced the styling and technology of its hybrid halo model with the global reveal of an updated Prius at the Los Angeles auto show. The new Prius brings cleaner, more engaging lines with revised front and rear-end treatments, headlamps, tail-lights, wheel designs and colour choices. Inside, the cabin’s …

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