BMW has the wherewithal to build a car for all segments, potentially even a segment or two that don’t exist. The 6 Series Gran Tourismo could be considered to be a segment creator. An update has just been released and here’s what we know. Outside there has been a redesign of each end. BMW’s fixation […]Read More Looking Smart: 2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo.
This Car Review Is About: Two new Hybrid vehicles for the Australian market, courtesy of Subaru. The Forester is the brand’s best seller, and along with the XV sees the company launch their first forays into the hybrid arena. Each come with a varying trim range. The Forester Hybrid comes in Forester Hybrid-L and Forester […]Read More 2020 Subaru Forester Hybrid – S Hybrid & XV Hybrid – Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: Subaru’s oft overlooked contender in the small-mid sized sedan market, the Impreza. It could be said that in real terms it’s one of just three of its kind from Japan, the others being Corolla and Mazda3. Subaru is a niche player but that niche is a good size. And by […]Read More 2020 Subaru Impreza 2.0i-S Sedan: Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: A big box on wheels that has luxury inside. Toyota has taken the HiAce LCV that was updated in 2019, and given it a makeover on the inside, and a light tickle outside. In Granvia or Granvia VX specification, it can be fitted with either a six or eight seater […]Read More 2020 Toyota Granvia VX: Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: Hyundai’s foray into the hot (warm?) hatch arena. It’s the i30, but not as we know it as it’s the N badge that sets it apart from its lesser brethren.How Much Does It Cost?: Hyundai’s list price is $41,500 plus on roads. The website lists it as $46,133 to $49,781 […]Read More 2020 Hyundai i30N Hatch: Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: The mid and top level 2020 SsangYong Korando. The car has been given a complete makeover inside and out. No longer does it look like a poor cousin to the curvy Korean sourced and no longer available Captiva. Rather it’s now a vehicle of its own styling, and yet there’s […]Read More 2020 SsangYong Korando ELX And Ultimate: Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: One of the increasing range of hybrids from Toyota. In this case, their large sedan range and the Camry Ascent Sport Hybrid, which, because the petrol engine is a four cylinder, is classified as a medium category vehicle.Under The Bonnet Is: The aforementioned four cylinder, at 2.5L in capacity, and […]Read More 2020 Toyota Camry Ascent Sport Hybrid: Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: Hyundai’s tilt at a mainstream PHEV or plug in hybrid vehicle. It sits below the purely electric Ioniq and above the standard hybrid. How Much Does It Cost?: The Ioniq PHEV starts at $46,734 and ranges to $52,530 driveaway. The standard hybrid has $39,084 as a starting price and tops […]Read More 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Premium Plug In Hybrid: Car Review.
Figure released by VFACTS on May 5th show that the Australian new car market has taken a hammering from the Covid-19 lockdown. Compared to April 2019, sales are down by a massive 48.5% in new vehicle numbers, with just 38,926 units sold. in context however, it’s still a tick under 1,300 units per day. The […]Read More VFACTS Says The Cliff Is Here.
On Tuesday May 5th, VFACTS released the numbers for Australian new car sales for April. Unsurprisingly, the numbers were dreadful, with a drop of close to fifty percent. However, as Sir Isaac Newton opined, “For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.” How does that apply to vehicle sales? Easy. With millions of […]Read More The Car Buyers’ Alternative: Pickles Auctions.