Road test

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Riding high in Lexus's ultimate luxe limo

Riding high in Lexus's ultimate luxe limo

Sit back, put your feet up and relax ... this is business-class travel on the road in the Lexus LS500.

Fri 28 Jun 2019

ROAD TEST: The Mercedes-Benz you can have for less than $50k

ROAD TEST: The Mercedes-Benz you can have for less than $50k

This luxury German brand is known for its high-priced machines, but now there is a budget-friendly model. But it is let down in one key area.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Can a car be too blokey?

Can a car be too blokey?

The German brand makes some of the best luxury sedan in the world but certain features can turn off those of the fairer sex.

Tested: The antidote to boring cars

Tested: The antidote to boring cars

Cars are becoming more similar each generation but this quirky French SUV breaks the mould in a number of useful and interesting way.

Driven: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV

Driven: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV

Mitsubishi’s compact SUV isn’t as well known as some of its competitors but it has a lot working in its favour.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Driven: Australia’s newest luxury brand

Driven: Australia’s newest luxury brand

The German prestige marques have dominated sales in Australia but a new brand is putting them on notice with two sleek looking new sedans.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Check out this fast wagon... it's family firepower

Check out this fast wagon... it's family firepower

There is no need to park driving aspirations after the kids arrive with the Skoda Octavia RS245.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

ROAD TEST: Suzuki's tech-laden second gen Vitara GLX

ROAD TEST: Suzuki's tech-laden second gen Vitara GLX

Vast array of safety equipment bolsters appeal of Suzuki's city-savvy sports utility vehicle.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

ROAD TEST: Honda Civic has sensible style and stature

ROAD TEST: Honda Civic has sensible style and stature

Too often sedans are overlooked in an automotive world now dominated by SUVs.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Holden’s tough updated Colarado can walk the talk

Holden’s tough updated Colarado can walk the talk

The Lion brand’s sales have been in sharp decline but there is light at the end of the tunnel, with a new unlikely hero emerging.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

The world’s greatest car

The world’s greatest car

This vehicle is synonymous with absolute driving pleasure and the new version is better than ever. To spot the updates you’ll need to look closely.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

This is why you don’t need a V8

This is why you don’t need a V8

Audi’s latest performance car is a victim of the downsizing engine trend, but the result is a blisteringly fast car that is better than ever.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Pulse-racing sports car that comes from a surprising brand

Pulse-racing sports car that comes from a surprising brand

Without doubt this is one of the best cars in showrooms...and it comes from a surprising brand.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

ROAD TEST: Sub-$30k Holden Equinox is a bargain with pluses

ROAD TEST: Sub-$30k Holden Equinox is a bargain with pluses

The price is an attention-grabber but the Holden Equinox LS+ variant of the Equinox has safety pedigree and ample space.

The rampaging new HSV Camaro that can shift a house

The rampaging new HSV Camaro that can shift a house

American muscle car brings supercar beating performance at the fraction of the price. But it brings a controversial feature that is sure to get you noticed.

Wed 29 May 2019

REVIEW: Mazda’s new seven-seat SUV chases luxury buyers

REVIEW: Mazda’s new seven-seat SUV chases luxury buyers

It might not have the prestige badge, but this family wagon has the tech and quality finishes to rival six-figure offerings from the Germans.

Mon 27 May 2019

Tested: BMW’s lavish new family SUV that packs some punch

Tested: BMW’s lavish new family SUV that packs some punch

The latest high-riding family-hauler from BMW has two faces; one packs a powerful punch while the other a soft luxurious caress.

Electric car early adopters beware

Electric car early adopters beware

Electric cars are big news with lots of new versions about to hit the road, but there is a surprising reason not to buy one right now.

Fri 24 May 2019

Forget the SUVs, this baby's got Sportback and style

Forget the SUVs, this baby's got Sportback and style

Spectacular styling and V8-like power of the Audi A7 Sportback has the ability to lure the brave away from the SUV craze.

Jeep Wrangler gains on-road manners in latest release

Jeep Wrangler gains on-road manners in latest release

The American car maker is synonymous with four-wheel driving, but there is a reason you are more likely to see one in Bondi than Birdsville.

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