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.
Kia’s once large sedan contender has been overshadowed by the Stinger, itself an excellent and vastly underrated vehicle. The Optima, though, remains the hidden gem in the bigger sedan family and the updated 2019 Kia Optima Si still impresses. The test car provided comes at a cost of $33,390, paint at $595 for premium paint, […]Read More Car Review: 2019 Kia Optima Si
Calais. For some it’s a place to go to on holidays and experience life in another country. For Australians it may ring a bell as a nameplate that came from our own car builder. Holden first showed off the Calais in 1984 as part of the VK Commodore range. The VK was available with a […]Read More 2018 Holden ZB Calais Tourer V6 AWD
Kia is a brand on the move and stamping itself as one to watch, especially with its big, rear wheel drive, Stinger. The 2019 Kia Stinger GT is the third Stinger AWT has driven, and the second V6. It remains an intoxicating mix of technology, comfort, driveability, and sheer exhilaration.Although not quite Euro quality inside, […]Read More 2019 Kia Stinger GT V6
It’s a market that is seemingly on the nose with the Australian buyer yet there really is no truly good reason for it to be so. It’s the large sedan segment, made famous in Oz by the Kingswood, the Falcon, the Valiant. Australia went mid-sized with the VB Commodore in 1978 and 40 years later […]Read More 2018 Holden ZB Calais V V6 AWD Sedan.
In November 1948 a car was unveiled in Australia by the then Prime Minister, Ben Chifley, in front of 400 guests. Called the 48-215, marketed simply as the “Holden”, and popularly known as the “FX” the car had a 45kW 2171cc straight six and had a design from America’s Chevrolet. Thirty years later, in October […]Read More 2018 Holden ZB Commodore RS: Car Review.