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

2 03, 2018

2018 BMW X2 Launch Review

By |2019-06-30T15:16:14+10:00March 2nd, 2018|AAA, BMW Reviews, Car Reviews by Brand, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Local Launch Reviews|0 Comments

There's another new crossover/small SUV available in Australia with BMW welcoming the new BMW X2. Launched this week in Canberra, the new BMW offering fills the gap in the X range between the X1 and the X3, prices start from $55,990. Officially labeled a 'Sports Activity Coupe' by BMW, the German car brand is hoping to see the X2 attract [...]

25 02, 2018

Nissan Qashqai Australian Launch Video Review and drive

By |2019-06-30T13:30:12+10:00February 25th, 2018|AAA, AWD, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Front Wheel Drive, Local Launch Reviews, Nissan Reviews, SUV Medium, Video Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

We drove Nissan’s Qashqai ST-L at the Australian Launch. The updated cabin tech, driver aids, and safety gear, make Qashqai a great small SUV option for buyers wanting value for money Surfacing and materials is good quality apart from a few bits here and there that feel hard to the touch. The engine is carried over from the previous [...]

15 02, 2018

2018 Holden Commodore Launch Review

By |2019-06-30T11:36:19+10:00February 15th, 2018|4 Cylinder, AAA, AWD, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Diesel, Fastback, Front Wheel Drive, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Hatchback, Holden Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, V6|0 Comments

Let's get two things sorted straight off the bat, firstly, this isn't anything at all like any Holden Commodore we've seen so far, secondly, this is without question the best car yet to wear a Holden badge. Those points will be hard to take for the Aussie engineers and workers who built the car for 40 years on home [...]

12 02, 2018

2018 Peugeot 5008 road Test Local Launch Video Review

By |2019-06-30T02:23:12+10:00February 12th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Front Wheel Drive, Local Launch Reviews, Peugeot Reviews, SUV Medium, Turbo, Video Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

We drove the 5008 SUV and optional E Kick electric scooter in the Blue Mountains recently. The Australian launch introduced new MD, Anouk Poelmann (pronounced Pullman), as well as the new an innovative “last mile” E Kick scooter. 5008 (five thousand and eight) SUV has a raft of inclusions including: Satnav, active lane guidance, active cruise control There are [...]

12 02, 2018

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Original Launch Review

By |2019-06-30T15:25:26+10:00February 12th, 2018|4 Cylinder, AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Front Wheel Drive, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Local Launch Reviews, Turbo, Video Reviews|0 Comments

With the launch in Australia of their Golf GTI ‘Original’, Volkswagen is doing their bit to keep alive those aspects of driving pleasure, from the era that they kicked off with their first Golf GTI. The first Volkswagen Golf appeared in 1974 and their first GTI hot hatch version in 1976. This latest Original package has some good modern [...]

7 02, 2018

2018 Peugeot 5008 Launch Review

By |2019-06-30T15:27:23+10:00February 7th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Local Launch Reviews, Peugeot Reviews, SUV Large|0 Comments

Peugeot dealerships in Australia now have an all-new mid-size SUV to offer Aussie buyers - the 2018 Peugeot 5008. You might remember the 5008 (five-thousand and eight) as a people-mover (or MPV), the model is back though and back in the shape of a seven-seat SUV. Here to compliment the other fresh SUV offerings in the Peugeot range, the 2008 [...]

23 10, 2017

We drive the 2018 LEXUS NX SUV in Adelaide

By |2019-06-30T12:02:05+10:00October 23rd, 2017|4 Cylinder, AAA, AWD, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Front Wheel Drive, Gay Cars, Hybrid, Lexus Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, Luxury Cars, SUV Small, Video Reviews, Videos|2 Comments

Let’s set the scene: October 2017, The Adelaide Hills, a bright Spring day. Perfect warm weather is a great environment in which to drive a car to its fullest potential. The updated NX range has some handy inclusions such a new adaptive suspension, a new infotainment system, and restyled front and rear ends. The range has been refined to [...]

22 10, 2017

Kevin Kang talks about Hyundai Kona with David Brown

By |2019-06-30T11:57:14+10:00October 22nd, 2017|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Hyundai Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, SUV Small, Video Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

David Brown chats with Hyundai Kona’s designer, Kevin Kang Kona is the smart new small SUV from Korean car maker, Hyundai. https://youtu.be/_naFt4zZan8 The Hyundai Kona comes in One body style But in reality two different cars 2WD Version comes with 2.0 L 4 Cylindar petrol engine Producing 110kW @ 6,200rpm of power & 180Nm @ 4,500rpm of torque mated [...]

15 10, 2017

Honda 2018 Civic Type R launch Drive and Review

By |2019-06-30T11:54:14+10:00October 15th, 2017|4 Cylinder, AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, City Car, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Hatchback, Honda Reviews, Hot Hatch, Local Launch Reviews|0 Comments

2018 Honda Civic Type R Launch Review Honda launched their new Type R after an absence of 5 years. Honda’s Australian CEO, Hiroyuki Shimizu, said he has high hopes for his favourite Honda. 350 people have already placed orders, sight unseen. In New South Wales, they will pay around $56,000 DRIVE AWAY (for RRP see below). The event took [...]

14 10, 2017

2018 Hyundai Kona Launch Review

By |2019-06-30T11:52:35+10:00October 14th, 2017|4 Cylinder, AAA, AWD, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, City Car, Front Wheel Drive, Hyundai Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, SUV Small, Video Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

The hotly contested small SUV segment got even more crammed full when Korean car maker, Hyundai, threw off the covers off Kona. We spoke with Kevin Kang, USA car designer, about the reasoning and inspiration for the interiors... https://youtu.be/SirfBJi3KVw The small SUV was driven in hideous Canberra traffic, delightful dirt roads, and stunning country lanes, where dust was kicked [...]

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