Nissan has provided the X-Trail SUV with a solid list of updates for 2021, bring the mid-sized and popular machine into line with its competition.Across all trim levels, Nissan adds in Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. For the ST-L and above, Intelligent Driver Alert (IDA) is added, whilst for the ST and TS models, DAB […]Read More Nissan X-Trail Updates For 2021.
Mercedes-Benz have updated their evergreen C-Class saloon and Estate with what Gordon Wagener, the chief design officer of the Daimler group said reflected the desire to apply “sensual purity”. It’s due for release in the northern hemisphere’s summer season. The new C-Class will feature both forms of hybrid tech, being petrol and PHEV, and will […]Read More A Class-C Update From Mercedes.
Hyundai have given to the world two more new automotive acronyms. BEV (battery electric vehicles) and E-GMP (Electric-Global Modular Platform) are attached to the new IONIQ5. Classed as a mid-sized SUV, it’s due in Australia sometime in Q3 (July to September) 2021. The IONIQ 5 will have two battery pack options, either 58 kWh or […]Read More Isn’t It IONIQ…BEV And E-GMP Hyundai IONIQ5 On The Way
Car auctions can be a mix of fantasy filling dreams and an opportunity to nab a relative bargain. Pickles Auctions have the chance to provide buyers with both over the weekend of February 26 to 28, 2021. There is something a little different this time round too, with accessories to move cars and even a […]Read More Tassie Classics Up For Grabs At Pickles.
Japanese car maker Mazda has released details of an update to the CX-5. This includes the GT SP model being added in. Vinesh Bhindi, the Managing Director for Mazda Australia, says: “Mazda CX-5 has been our most popular model since 2019, and we are excited to expand the brand’s new SP model line into the […]Read More Mazda Adds GT SP To CX-5 And Updates Range
The third week of February 2021 has been a busy week for the three major Japanese car makers. Mitsubishi has unveiled the new Outlander, Honda their new HR-V, and Nissan’s shown their updated Qashqai. Outlander. There’s a substantially redesigned machine ready to roll out from Mitsubishi, with the Outlander gaining a more distinctive “Dynamic Shield” […]Read More Japanese New Model Onslaught: Mitsubishi, Honda, Nissan.
When Toyota launched the RAV4 its a fair bet that no one would have expected that car to have spawned a completely new genre of cars. The SUV is now everywhere and has been so pervasive that brands such as Bentley and Maserati also have an SUV in their garages.The latest addition to what seems […]Read More 2021 Kia Stonic GT-Line: Car Review.
Jeep Australia has added to the Jeep Gladiator range, with the Sport S variant being brought into the line-up as an entry level machine. It’ll lob at $65,450, with the options packs priced at $2,450 (Comfort and Technology), and $2,950 (Lifestyle Adventure group) with Premium paint at $795. Straight out of the box, the Jeep […]Read More Jeep Gladiator Update: New Model And New Pricing.
Hyundai have finally, for the Australian market, released their Palisade. U.S. based and sourcing the name from the States, the Palisade is the step up from the Santa Fe. There’s a choice of seven or eight seats with no price difference between the two, a petrol at 3.8L or diesel at 2.2L, and the same […]Read More 2021 Hyundai Palisade Highlander Diesel: Car Review
Late 2020 and young Victorian karter Hugh Barter travels to the Europe to compete against some of the world’s best for a chance to learn from the best. The goal? Formula 1. The Richard Mille Shootout is the event and after some gruelling days, Barter is crowned the winner. The Richard Mille Young Talent Academy […]Read More Covid Door Stop For Hugh Barter’s European Adventure.