We drive the latest model when the auto maker debuts their new models in Australia, where ever and whenever it happens

12 04, 2019

Next-Gen Mazda3: A Clear Leader?

By |2019-10-05T11:51:56+10:00April 12th, 2019|Car Reviews by Brand, Local Launch Reviews, Mazda Reviews, Video Reviews, Videos|1 Comment

Mazda 3 Next Gen Video Review Mazda launched their brand new next generation Mazda3 today. There are 2 engines, 2 transmissions and 6 trim levels, all with a high level of technology. Mazda3 is one of Australia’s best selling cars Models are: G20 – Pure, Evolve, Touring, and G25 Evolve, GT, and Astina. G20 models have 2.0L 4 cylinder [...]

18 09, 2018

2018 ŠKODA Karoq VIDEO Launch Review

By |2019-06-30T02:02:18+10:00September 18th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Local Launch Reviews, skoda Reviews, SUV Medium, Video Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

It is Czech-mate for ŠKODA’s newest SVU, the Karoq. Considered a mid-size SUV, Karoq is the “spiritual successor” to the Yeti. The latter is rarely seen in the wild. Karoq comes from ŠKODA’s Czech factories to OZ shores with the first batch being “fully loaded”, at a price. The range has been kept simple: one engine, two transmissions, and [...]

14 09, 2018

2019 Mazda MX5 Launch Review

By |2019-10-05T11:53:58+10:00September 14th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Local Launch Reviews, Mazda Reviews, Video Reviews, Videos|1 Comment

 2019 Mazda MX5 update, Road Test, launch Review Intro A shade under 30 years ago, Mazda released the first MX5. It became a cult classic with some of those early cars fetching more now than they did then. Mazda just rolled out the second MX5 update this year, and it brings some of the features we have been wanting [...]

12 08, 2018

2019 Toyota Corolla Video Launch Review Gaycarboys

By |2019-06-29T14:01:11+10:00August 12th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Hatchback, Local Launch Reviews, Toyota Reviews, Video Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

Sunny Noosa, the perfect place for Toyota Corolla to show a shiny, sexy, new face. All-new, the 12th generation Corolla has new engines, including a hybrid in every grade, new transmissions, and a fabulously comfortable cabin. On-board technology has been crammed into every nook and cranny. Apple CarPlay is still absent, but Toyota has seen the error of it’s [...]

10 08, 2018

2019 Toyota Corolla hatch Driven at Launch Review

By |2019-06-29T13:51:53+10:00August 10th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Hatchback, Local Launch Reviews|0 Comments

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatch Road Test, Launch Review Intro Since 1965, Toyota Corolla has been a top seller for the company, frequently topping the top ten Australian best seller list too. TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) promises better performance, better handling, better economy, new engines and transmissions, and a sexier look and feel. Does it deliver? Full specifications HERE [...]

17 07, 2018

Mini 2019 Launch Review in Melbourne Australia

By |2019-06-29T17:13:19+10:00July 17th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, City Car, Local Launch Reviews, Mini Reviews|0 Comments

Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, CBE, FRS, RD designed the first Mini released 1959. Alec Issigonis wanted an affordable city car that could take a family and all their stuff, and it was tiny. Sales were slow until pop stars and royalty made it a 60’s icon. It had to be cheap to run, fun to drive, and easy [...]

15 07, 2018

Sportage by KIA Launch VIDEO Review in Canberra Australia

By |2019-06-30T13:29:57+10:00July 15th, 2018|AAA, canberra, Car Reviews by Brand, KIA Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, SUV, SUV Small, Video Reviews|0 Comments

Sportage gen 4 has been a favourite KIA since its launch in 2016. With looks slightly reminiscent of Range Rover’s Evoque, Sportage looks just as posh. It looks even better now, especially in GT-Line guise. LED lighting is brand new. There are bejeweled headlamps and driving lights, and an incredibly sexy tail lamp array which make Sportage stunning at [...]

2 07, 2018

Mazda CX8 Video Launch Review

By |2019-10-05T11:55:56+10:00July 2nd, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Local Launch Reviews, Mazda Reviews, SUV Large, Video Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

The Australian SUV market has been steadily growing since about 2011. The segment now represents about 45-50% of the passenger and LCV market. At the forefront of this surge sits Mazda. They have segment leaders in the CX-5 and CX9, both of which we have reviewed a number of times. I went to the launch this week for the [...]

16 05, 2018

2018 Kia Carnival Midlife Update Launch VIDEO

By |2019-06-30T02:09:30+10:00May 16th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, KIA Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, People Mover, SUV Large, Video Reviews, Videos|2 Comments

Kia Carnival, known in the USA as the Sedona, is the best selling people mover in the country according to VFACTS, and Kia. It’s the sensible choice for those who fancy tea and Tim Tams at three. It is tough and reliable. Above all has enough space to transport the team to a game, then double as the playing [...]

31 03, 2018

2018 Infiniti QX80 Launch Review

By |2019-06-30T01:00:15+10:00March 31st, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Infiniti Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, SUV Medium|0 Comments

Buying a full-size luxury SUV is an exercise reserved for those with very large expendable incomes, though the updated Infiniti QX80 will see you get away with a big and bold beast without breaking the bank. We're talking a bit under $111,000 (plus on roads) here, and while that's a lot of money, true, compared to some of the [...]