Car News

Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS-Class seal recall

September 1, 2015

Damaged seal could spark fire in Mercedes-Benz models. Owners of a small number of Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS-Class vehicles will be asked to return their vehicles to a Mercedes-Benz dealer…

Refreshed Toyota Prado arrives for 2016

August 31, 2015

Toyota Prado gets 2016 update including new diesel engine. The Toyota Prado has received a significant mid-life makeover with Toyota introducing a new-generation turbo-diesel engine, improved petrol V6 and new…

More details on new Citroën C4 Cactus released

August 28, 2015

Citroën C4 Cactus will launch here with two engines on offer. Citroën Australia has today confirmed the keenly-anticipated new Citroën C4 Cactus will be offered locally with a choice of two different three-cylinder…

Best Cars for Dog Owners

August 28, 2015

Most dog-friendly cars of 2015 named. About 40% of Australian households have a dog and it seems more people are taking their dogs with them on car trips and outings….

Car buyers not enthused by some car tech

August 28, 2015

Study finds buyers not interested in new car technology. Carmakers have been falling over themselves to offer new high-tech in-car technologies in recent years, but now a new study has…

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2013 Mitsubishi Mirage LS Review

May 5, 2013

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2013 Mitsubishi Mirage. The Mitsubishi Mirage, launched in Australia back in January, gives Mitsubishi another passenger car option in their rather SUV heavy…

2012 Peugeot RCZ Review

March 18, 2012

Joel Helmes reviews the Peugeot RCZ. One of the great luxuries we have now-a-days is in the refinement of what would be called the “sporty” models. In the old days…

2013 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport Review

July 25, 2013

Chris Miller road tests and reviews the 2013 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport. The new Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport has certainly got more personality than any Corolla I’ve driven before it….

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Joel Helmes reviews the new Saab 9-5. About 20 years there was a car called the Toyota Lexcen, you may remember it, you may not. What I remember most about…

2014 Subaru WRX STi Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2014 Subaru WRX STi. So, a regular turbo-charged/AWD Subaru WRX isn’t enough for you? Then luckily you have another option – the WRX…

2012 Subaru Impreza Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the Subaru Impreza. So you have just over $30,000 to spend on a car? I don’t envy you, the choices out there are immense! Having…