Motoring News

Tue 24 Apr 2018

Why petrol prices are sky high

Why petrol prices are sky high

MOTORISTS around the country have cried foul over massive petrol price increases. Here’s how to avoid the worst of it.

USED CAR REVIEW: Suzuki Swift 2011-2017

USED CAR REVIEW: Suzuki Swift 2011-2017

Lightweight, economical, stylish and fun, the little Swift city car has been a mighty sellers for Suzuki.

Daniel Ricciardo already in bed with Ferrari?

Daniel Ricciardo already in bed with Ferrari?

Daniel Ricciardo’s future is a hot topic of discussion and it’s emerged the Aussie may already have pledged his allegiance to Ferrari.

Lamborghini does the unthinkable...insanely fast Urus SUV

Lamborghini does the unthinkable...insanely fast Urus SUV

ITALIAN supercar maker breaks the mould with an SUV that can reach 100km/h in just 3.6 seconds.

Behind the wheel, Diamond Jo drops the netball niggle

Behind the wheel, Diamond Jo drops the netball niggle

Australian Diamonds netballer Jo Weston blocks, baulks and physically intimidates the world’s best players. On the road, though, she says she’s a laid-back.

Mon 23 Apr 2018

2018 Isuzu D-Max is on a good ute thing — and sticks to it

2018 Isuzu D-Max is on a good ute thing — and sticks to it

Isuzu is on a good thing and is sticking to it. For its 2018 D-Max one-tonner, it adds improvements and steers well clear of anything revolutionary.

Peugeot’s unloved people-mover becomes desirable family SUV

Peugeot’s unloved people-mover becomes desirable family SUV

Peugeot's new 5008 seven-seater, once an unloved people- mover, is now a cleverly packaged, practical family SUV.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

GALLERY: Mopar Muscle brings magic to Morgan Park

GALLERY: Mopar Muscle brings magic to Morgan Park

MISTY'S coveted Chrysler hit the track for the first time in five years, and even the experts were impressed.

ROAD TEST: What it's like to drive Ferrari’s fastest V8

ROAD TEST: What it's like to drive Ferrari’s fastest V8

THE PRANCING Horse’s latest creation is built for trackwork, with a race engine under the bonnet.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

COMPARISON TEST: The best affordable small car to buy

COMPARISON TEST: The best affordable small car to buy

The new generation VW Polo takes on the Mazda2 and Honda Jazz, two of the best examples in the congested city-car class.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Why this ute is the next bloke magnet

Why this ute is the next bloke magnet

HOLDEN’S performance car partner has spent 30 years fine-tuning Commodore V8s, now it has turned its skills to 4WD utes.

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

IT’S a road rule that isn’t just confusing drivers — it’s bringing them to an absolute standstill. But it’s easier to navigate than you might think.

ROAD TEST: We review the 2018 toughest Toyota HiLux trio

ROAD TEST: We review the 2018 toughest Toyota HiLux trio

Toyota HiLux not tough enough? These models are the toughest yet, torture tested right here in Australia.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Cars could get 10-year warranties

Cars could get 10-year warranties

Pressue from the ACCC could see warranty coverage for new cars increase dramatically.

Ford targets Bathurst gallop in 2018 with 'Commodore killer'

Ford targets Bathurst gallop in 2018 with 'Commodore killer'

Mustangs could be flying around Mount Panorama in just six months with Ryan Story revealing the new Supercar may be ready for this year’s Bathurst 1000.

Electric vehicles affordable in three years: Kia

Electric vehicles affordable in three years: Kia

Korean maker says it’s not interested in selling hybrids because they are an “interim measure”.

New road rules baffle Australia's drivers

New road rules baffle Australia's drivers

DRIVERS have this week been subjected to a brand new manoeuvre in a bid to reduce traffic congestion. It’s baffling many.

REVIEW: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross looks faster than reality

REVIEW: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross looks faster than reality

Exciting all-new Eclipse Cross to line-up offers some much-needed spunk to Mitsubishi.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Musk admits Tesla’s biggest mistake

Musk admits Tesla’s biggest mistake

ELON Musk thinks robots are set to run the world but his own are proving more difficult than he imagined.

2018 Toyota HiLux with a Mercedes price tag

2018 Toyota HiLux with a Mercedes price tag

TOYOTA has released three new HiLux models to tempt tradies who like to stand out from the work site crowd.

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