Road test

Mon 18 Jun 2018

New and improved Porsche Cayenne delivers power dressing

New and improved Porsche Cayenne delivers power dressing

Porsche was ahead of the curve with its Cayenne luxury SUV. Its third generation looks just like its predecessor but is new from the ground up.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Why the Mazda CX-5 is Australia's favourite SUV

Why the Mazda CX-5 is Australia's favourite SUV

The people have spoken and they’re right. You can’t really go wrong with a Mazda CX-5, which has the blockbuster mix of size, style, price and features.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

ROAD TEST: Qashqai SUV is a mid-roader

ROAD TEST: Qashqai SUV is a mid-roader

Big inside and compact outside, Nissan’s sharply styled Qashqai SUV adds Japanese brand quality and reliability. The dynamics don’t match the look

Tue 12 Jun 2018

ROAD TEST: Audi’s Q7 E-Tron delivers an electric commute

ROAD TEST: Audi’s Q7 E-Tron delivers an electric commute

Audi's Q7 E-Tron luxury seven-seater blends diesel efficiency on the open road with an electric motor good for a claimed 56km in the city

Mon 11 Jun 2018

ONE CAR, TWO OPINIONS: Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet

ONE CAR, TWO OPINIONS: Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet

The Mercedes E400 Cabriolet, the V6 all-wheel drive E-Class flagship, seats four and oozes class. To own one takes $157,500 before on-roads.

Sat 9 Jun 2018

New Kia Cerato elevated to Australia's best value small car

New Kia Cerato elevated to Australia's best value small car

Kia’s Cerato is better equipped than the cheapest versions of rivals and this is likely to cement its place in the top five in the small-car class

Fri 8 Jun 2018

First drive: 2018 Ford Mustang GT has more power and prowess

First drive: 2018 Ford Mustang GT has more power and prowess

A midlife makeover transforms the Mustang from muscle car to truly accomplished performer.

Tue 5 Jun 2018

Jeep supercharges SUV with tarmac-tearing Trackhawk

Jeep supercharges SUV with tarmac-tearing Trackhawk

The company that makes insane off-roaders is on a new tack with a Grand Cherokee for the track rather than the trail.

Mon 4 Jun 2018

Hear comes Hyundai's first foray into performance cars

Hear comes Hyundai's first foray into performance cars

Sporty exhaust note sounds the beginning of a new era for mainstream brand. This is the Hyundai i30N.

Sat 2 Jun 2018

LONG-TERM ROAD TEST: Nissan Navara a family all-rounder

LONG-TERM ROAD TEST: Nissan Navara a family all-rounder

Dual-cab ute proves an able family friend which triumphs in the daily grind despite some drawbacks.

Fri 1 Jun 2018

Tested: Audi RS4 is your everyday supercar

Tested: Audi RS4 is your everyday supercar

It looks like a wagon but its bulging flanks and aggressive grin are a clue to what lies within. Meet the Audi RS4 Avant.

Thu 31 May 2018

Mazda sedan gains turbocharged engine in midlife update

Mazda sedan gains turbocharged engine in midlife update

Japanese maker turns to turbocharging to rev up flagging sales of mid-sized family car.

Wed 30 May 2018

Mitsubishi's SUV that is like a sharp city suit

Mitsubishi's SUV that is like a sharp city suit

Australians love the space and versatility of mid-size SUVs but small SUVs typically match the style and ride height for less money.

Tue 29 May 2018

USED CAR REVIEW:: Toyota Prado an all-round adventurer

USED CAR REVIEW:: Toyota Prado an all-round adventurer

Australians trust and buy Toyota Prados — almost 300,000 sold since launch in 1996.

Mon 28 May 2018

Range Rover Sport SVR is fast on track and slick in mud

Range Rover Sport SVR is fast on track and slick in mud

The Range Rover Sport SVRs share their stonking V8 (423kW/700Nm) with the Special Vehicle Operations stablemate Jaguar F-Type.

Sun 27 May 2018

ROAD TEST: Jeep Compass Trailhawk has ability over elegance

ROAD TEST: Jeep Compass Trailhawk has ability over elegance

Robust looks are not just a outdoorsy fashion statement ... this Jeep Compass Trailhawk actually means business.

Mon 21 May 2018

USED CAR REVIEW: Holden Captiva 2011-17 sharp on price, spec

USED CAR REVIEW: Holden Captiva 2011-17 sharp on price, spec

Australians bought more than 10,000 a year but there can be costly reliability problems with gearboxes and engines.

The 2019 VW Touareg heads for hi-tech and luxury

The 2019 VW Touareg heads for hi-tech and luxury

The third-generation Touareg due in Australia early next year, hailed by VW as the “biggest leap in the history of SUVs”, confirms what many people think.

ROAD TEST: Alfa's best Guilia is annoyingly magnificent

ROAD TEST: Alfa's best Guilia is annoyingly magnificent

Somehow this stunning Italian manages to floor the flaws. Alfa Romeo, thank you for the Guilia Quadrifoglio.

Fri 18 May 2018

ROAD TEST: 2019 model Ford Fiesta ST hot hatch

ROAD TEST: 2019 model Ford Fiesta ST hot hatch

Ford's pint-sized pocket rocket has a turbo three-cylinder engine with more power than the turbo four it replaces.

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