Nissan has chosen this week’s 2014 Geneva Motor Show to introduce the latest version of its popular Juke crossover. The vehicle hasn’t been announced for the U.S. market yet, but we expect it to arrive later in the year, as a 2015 model. The Juke only arrived three years ago so this only represents a mid-cycle update, and a mild one at...
2014 HYUNDAI ELANTRA REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small sedan Price: $30,190 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 110kw/178Nm 4cyl petrol | 6spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 7.1 l/100km | tested: 8.0 l/100km OVERVIEW Kudos to any company that listens to, and acts on, customer feedback. Show More Summary
The Nissan Juke is one of the most polarizing vehicles on the road today, but that doesn't mean it hasn't been a sales success, especially in Europe. Nissan is giving the the CUV its first styling refresh at the Geneva Motor Show. While...Show More Summary
Sporty, practical and definitely the choice for drivers looking for sharp features in an entry level vehicle. In 2014, the Scion tC has added to its styling too, thus taking on tweaks that include upgraded interior features and a special...Show More Summary
2014 NISSAN ALTIMA REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium sedan Price: $45,490 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 183kW/312Nm petrol 6cyl | CVT auto Fuel Economy claimed: 9.3 l/100km | tested: 11.0 l/100km OVERVIEW Nissan Australia is quick to shun any comparisons between the newly-arrived Altima and the recently-departed Maxima. Show More Summary
Surprisingly, shale gas might do more than anything else to improve the odds for fuel cell vehicles. Geoffrey Styles explains.
2014 RANGE ROVER SPORT REVIEW Vehicle Style: Premium SUV Engine/Trans: 375kW/625Nm 5.0 8cyl petrol | 8spd auto Price (plus on-roads): $161,600 | $171,960 (as tested) Fuel Economy l/100km claimed: 13.8 | tested: 17.7 (on road), 20.4 (off-road)...Show More Summary
We want to go on a road trip this summer. There are four of us. Myself, my wife, a teen and a tween. The wife and kids are thin and I’m about average sized. Why do I mention this? We are looking at getting a normal-sized vehicle that can potentially sleep four. A minivan, crossover, […]
2014 MAZDA3 SEDAN REVIEW Vehicle Style: small sedan Price: $22,490 (plus on-roads), $23,990 as-tested. Engine/trans: 114kW/200Nm 2.0 4cyl petrol | 6sp automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 5.7 l/100km | tested: 8.1 l/100km OVERVIEW The new Mazda3 is undoubtedly one of the most important cars to launch this year. Show More Summary
2014 JAGUAR F-TYPE REVIEW Vehicle Style: Performance convertible Price: $171,045 (plus on-roads), $207,675 as-tested Engine/trans: 280kW/460Nm; 3.0 supercharged petrol V6 | 8sp automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 9.1 l/100km | tested: 14.3...Show More Summary
The Nissan Juke was introduced for the 2011 model year and straight away polarized the market with its odd styling. The Juke is now about due for a mid-cycle update and right on cue a prototype for just such a vehicle has been spotted. The prototype shows that the updated Juke will feature revised styling at the front and rear, as evidenced by its...
Jeep Australia has released a special edition of its Wrangler 4WD, bringing (or returning?) some classic military style to the iconic 4x4. Called the Freedom, the new Wrangler will be available in either two- or four-door body-styles, priced from $35,000 plus on-roads. Show More Summary
2013 RENAULT CLIO REVIEW Vehicle Style: 5-door light hatch Price: $23,290 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 88kw/190Nm 4cyl petrol | 6spd dual-clutch auto Fuel Economy claimed: 5.2 l/100km | tested: 7.5 l/100km OVERVIEW Renault’s fab new Clio is a good thing, and not just the gym-toned RenaultSport models, but the entire range. Show More Summary
2014 FIAT PANDA REVIEW Vehicle Style: Light hatch Engine/Trans: 51kW/102Nm 1.2-litre 4cyl petrol | 5spd manual Price: $16,500 (driveaway) Fuel Economy claimed: 5.2l/100km | tested: 7.9l/100km OVERVIEW Cute, round and cuddly... and we're not talking about our deputy 'lead-me-to-the-burgers' editor. Show More Summary
Remember the Little Tikes Cozy Couple? Maybe you used to drive one around as a kid, Flintstones style, or maybe you knew someone else that did. Well, one man decided to supersize the iconic red toy car and make it into a real car. Read more...
2014 NISSAN JUKE REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small SUV Price: $24,390 Engine/trans: 86kW/158Nm 4cyl petrol | CVT automatic Fuel Economy: (listed) 6.0 l/100km | (tested) 6.8 l/100km OVERVIEW Let’s say you’re the type who likes to stand apart. Show More Summary
The best thing to know about the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is that there are lots of choices. There is a diverse range of body styles to choose from and the engine is pretty fuel efficient for such a large vehicle as well. SinceShow More Summary
2014 NISSAN PATHFINDER REVIEW Vehicle Style: Large SUV Price: $50,290 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 190kW/325Nm V6 petrol | CVT auto Fuel Economy claimed: 9.9 l/100km | tested: 12.2 l/100km OVERVIEW Loyal fans are screaming blue murder:...Show More Summary
If you’re in the market for a crossover vehicle, automakers are actively courting you with a variety of driving options. The crossover vehicle category has opened up styling and creative avenues that were previously left unexplored as sport nature, all-wheel drive has married with utility. The vehicles created with the crossover design concept span from […]
In a recent episode of MythBusters, the crew looked at the common movie scene where a rocket propelled grenade hit some type of vehicle. Typically, the RPG explosion and impact will flip the car over in a most dramatic style....