Once upon a time there was the Mitsubishi Triton. Then came the rise of the SUV. Enter, stage left, the Mitsubishi Challenger, a family wagon based on the Triton. Time passes, and now the Challenger is called the Pajero Sport. It’s still based on the Triton, and in GLX form it’s a basic yet comfortable […]Read More 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX
Although the icons of Australia’s automotive industry, Ford and Holden, went backwards in sales in 2015, overall sales hit the million mark for the fourth year in a row, with preliminary figures tipping 1.156 million. Holden went backwards by 2.9% and was within reach of Hyundai, with less than 1000 sales between the two. The […]Read More Australian Car Icons Slide Back Whilst Sales Overall Hit The Million Again.
A Wheel Thing is lucky to be part of a team that Hyundai Australia contracts to deliver a dealership model launch experience. Earlier in 2015, it was the new Tucson, a reinvigoration of the ix35, itself once called Tucson. There’s a four model range, a mix of engines and gearboxes and slightly different headlights for […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Hyundai Tucson Elite Diesel
Forget about buying your new RAV4, CX5 or X-Trail, Hyundai have unveiled the new Tucson, the replacement for the long in the tooth ix35. Available in four models, with three engines and transmission choices, Hyundai has set their sights and are targeting the Japanese cars so many see as first choice. There’s the Active with […]Read More Hyundai Takes On Japan With New Tucson.
Hyundai started with names, for some cars they went to numbering but the swing is back to names. The Sonata became the i45 and is back to Sonata. In the three model range, A Wheel Thing kicks of a back to back test with the entry level model, the Active. Powersource. Utterly uncomplicated: a 2.4L […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Active.