This Car Review Is About: Mitsubishi’s ASX with a nameplate that in Mitsubishi’s history has referred to a sporting oriented vehicle. GSR was found on their hi-po Lancers and they were a little less mental than the Evo class cars. However, in ASX trim, the sporting intention has been relegated to a lairy colour on […]Read More 2020 Mitsubishi ASX GSR: 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.
We’ve been lucky to have piloted pretty much every version of Kia’s Stinger range, and that now includes the Carbon Edition. With the model looking likely to have an update due for a late 2020 release, Kia has been keeping the turnstiles clicking for the current model by making available limited run versions such as […]Read More Kia Stinger Carbon Edition: Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: Nissans largely overhauled Patrol. The big machine has two models, a refresh inside and out, and comes only with a petrol V8. That’s an interesting move given its legendary competitor, Land Cruiser, is diesel V8 only now. Patrol has Ti and Ti-L as the models available. There’s a distinct sense […]Read More 2020 Nissan Patrol Ti: Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: Toyota’s C-HR. It’s a five door SUV/hatchback styled machine and complements the RAV4 offerings nicely. In late 2019 the two tier range was given a light refresh and now offers a hybrid drivetrain. That, however, is only available in the top of the range Koba, the best seller by the […]Read More 2020 Toyota C-HR Koba Hybrid: Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: A recently (late 2019) updated ASX range which received the Mitsubishi shield nose, a mild refresh to the tail light cluster, and the deletion of a diesel as an option. The Exceed sits at the top of a six tier (ES is manual or auto) range which provides one of […]Read More 2020 Mitsubishi ASX Exceed: Car Review.
This Car Review Is About: A lightly refreshed for 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed. There are no external changes although one would suspect a front end revamp to bring it even more into line with the edgier looks now seen on the rest of the family will come deep in 2020.Under The Bonnet Is: The familiar […]Read More 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed: Car Review.
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 2018 model year MU-X from Isuzu. It’s a diesel fed engine range only, comes with seven seats, and two or four wheel drive across three trim levels. The vehicle tested was the near top of the range seven seater with four wheel drive called LS-U. Prices start at $50,200 […]Read More Car Review: 2018 MY Isuzu MU-X LS-U Seven Seater
Peugeot’s 2018 3008, an award winning vehicle, is a second generation, extensively reworked version of the 3008 and facelifts released originally in 2008, with the second generation from 2016. We test the 2019 spec Peugeot 3008 Allure, priced at just under $41K plus on road costs.Power is supplied by a torquey 1.6L petrol engine, with […]Read More Car Review: 2019 Peugeot 3008 Allure.