This Car Review Is About: A vehicle from Toyota that AWT had not driven before. With such an extensive range of vehicles from Toyota, the Prado was the one that has eluded the review section. Unless if you count the FJ Cruiser, which was loosely based on the Prado. AWT tested the GXL spec Prado, […]Read More Car Review: 2018MY Toyota Prado GXL
Fresh from the success of his Space-X mission to the ISS, Elon Musk‘s other love, Tesla, has released information on a change to their car charging system. Called V3 Supercharging, it brings a massive change in how Tesla cars are charged, and drastically lowers the charging time. To be rolled out in the U.S. initially, […]Read More Tesla Recharges The Charging System.
This Car Review Is About: The 2019 Renault Trafic Life LCV (light commercial vehicle). Its a long wheelbase version with a dedicated passenger cabin. Renault have it, at the time of writing, at a stellar $47,990 driveaway.Under The Bonnet Is: A surprisingly torquey twin-turbo 1.6L diesel. At just 1500rpm there is 340Nm, and peak power […]Read More Car Review: 2019 Renault Trafic Crew Life LCV
This Car Review Is About: The new and reborn fourth version 2019 Suzuki Jimny. It’s a cubical machine, with styling hints aplenty from Jimnys before, comes with a reasonable range of tech, and a pile of charm that’ll fit in your pocket.Under The Bonnet Is: A 1.5L petrol engine with variable valve timing. It gets […]Read More Car Review: 2019 Suzuki Jimny Auto
This Car Review Is About: The 2019 model year Kia Carnival Platinum with 3.3L V6 engine. It’s also available with a torquey 2.2L diesel. The car reviewed was priced at $60,290, plus $695 for premium paint, plus on road costs.Under The Bonnet Is: Kia’s well sorted and rorty 3.3L V6. It produces 206kW at 6,000rpm, […]Read More Car Review: 2019 Kia Carnival Platinum Petrol
This Car Review Is About: Kia’s Australian Open Edition Sportage. The brand is a major sponsor of the Australian Open tennis, and releases a number of special edition cars to further associate the brand with the sport. Like other companies that have similar arrangements the special edition cars are cosmetic in nature. Kia lists this […]Read More Car Review: 2019 Kia Sportage Petrol Australian Open Edition.
This Car Review Is About: The 2019 model year Lexus LX 570s. The LX (Luxury Crossover) has either a diesel V8 or, in this test car, a 5.7L V8 that drinks petrol. Drinks being the operative word. The price is just over $168,000 plus on roads.Under The Bonnet Is: A thumping 5.7L V8 with 270kW […]Read More Car Review: 2019 Lexus LX 570s