Yes we like: ergonomic design, well finished interior, feature packed, auto rear tailgate Not so much: no CarPlay, no DAB, no auto-parking in SR (only in Highlander) Facts, figures and the interior: I had to search my soul to find something I didn’t like about Santa Fe. It looks the business, especially the SR with … Continue reading Hyundai Santa fe SR is impressive in town and out.
DEARBORN, Mich., Mar. 28, 2017 – There once was a time when owning a supercar meant compromise. Undeniably, the thrills were real, but the effort required to operate many a high-performance machine could overwhelm. With the all-new Ford GT, there is no such tradeoff. Ford Performance engineers set out to ensure being behind the wheel … Continue reading New Ford GT: fast and furious
Renault Australia and St Bede’s College in Mentone, Victoria, today welcomed four-time Formula 1 World Champion, Alain Prost, to the school ahead of the 2017 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix. Mr Prost, accompanied by Patrice Ratti, head of Renault Sport Cars Global, met Team Infinitude at St Bede’s College, which last year set a … Continue reading Renault and Alain Prost congratulate students on world record
Yes we like: looks, classy interior, features, great ride/handling Not so much: no CarPlay, jerky DCT at low speed, Hyundai packed their i40 chockers full of features with a simple drivetrain and trim level choice. You get a wagon (tourer) with 6 speed auto ”variable induction” petrol, or sedan/wagon 7 speed DCT(dual clutch transmission) turbo … Continue reading Hyundai i40 wagon: feature packed pocket friendly transport
The story of the BMW Group’s 100th - anniversary corporate campaign continues Munich. A new era has begun. That is the key message of the new BMW film released today through all online channels. For the first time, the film “A NEW ERA” shows all four BMW Group Vision Vehicles side by side. One year … Continue reading BMW: The next 100 years on
BMW Team SRM kicked off the second round of the Australian GT Championship with a solid eighth place for Steve Richards and the BMW M6 GT3 at Albert Park. Richards put in a blinder of a qualifying lap earlier today to secure fifth spot on the grid for today’s opening race, although some confusion at … Continue reading Solid Top 10 start for BMW Team SRM at Albert Park
Melbourne, Australia: Today, News Corporation published an article which claims that the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development is investigating FCA Australia’s Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Chrysler brands in relation to diesel emissions. The article is categorically incorrect. FCA Australia denies the existence of any such investigation. So does the Department of Infrastructure and … Continue reading FCA Australia Response To Alleged Emission Investigation
Yes we like: zippy engines, excellent equipment level, great ride and handling No we don’t: no car play in top models, no auto braking on bottom models I’m puzzled by the continued growth of SUVs which now outnumber passenger cars. The buyer profile is: anyone who wants lots of space. Most of you probably won’t … Continue reading Brilliant Hyundai Tucson Elite: how do they do it for the price?
F1 Driver Stoffel Vandoorne First to Get Behind the Wheel of New Honda Civic Type R for Australian Unveiling Local debut for eagerly anticipated Honda Civic Type R following its global reveal at the recent Geneva International Motor Show Honda Civic Type R features 2.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine with 235 kW and 400 Nm All-new … Continue reading F1 Driver Stoffel Vandoorne and Honda Civic Type R in Australia
Now that I have you attention let’s talk about the Evoque. The devilishly handsome convertible looks just like the hot-as-hell concept drawings. Big fat wheels with a wide low-slung body are topped by a proper fabric roof. The 5 door Evoque feels special READ ABOUT IT HERE Evoque is flirty and beautiful from every angle. … Continue reading Range Rover’s Evoque Goes Topless. What a Chest!