9 08, 2019

Is VW T6 Multivan Black Edition Any Good?

By |2019-08-09T15:54:58+10:00August 9th, 2019|4 Cylinder, Car Reviews by Brand, Diesel, Drive Wheels, Engine Type Search, Front Wheel Drive, SUV, SUV Large, Vans and Campers, VW Reviews|0 Comments

VW T6 Multivan Black Edition Overview Besmirch it not! Multivan Black Edition is more than a hollow promise, it is the new Kombi. There, I’ve said it. In fact, Multivan is the Kombi for the new millennium. VW could have actually called it a Kombi, but [...]

7 08, 2019

A Very Gay 2019 VW Touareg Roadtrip

By |2019-08-10T12:04:18+10:00August 7th, 2019|AWD, brisbane, Car Reviews by Brand, Diesel, Drive Wheels, Places, Road Trips, SUV, SUV Large, Travel, V6, Video Reviews, Videos, VW Reviews|0 Comments

2019 VW Touareg Roadtrip Heading up the Pacific Coast can be a daunting task. For those who have battled decades of tedious traffic and boring waits at road works, the grimy 4-lane ribbon is a welcome change. There is still a way [...]

31 07, 2019

2019 VW Touareg Video Review and roadtrip

By |2019-07-31T11:56:57+10:00July 31st, 2019|AWD, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Diesel, Drive Wheels, Engine Type Search, Luxury Cars, Road Trips, SUV, SUV Large, Turbo, V6, Video Reviews, Videos, VW Reviews|0 Comments

VW Touareg Video Review Touareg Streaks ahead of the pack: I was excited at the thought of spending a week covering 2,500km in a new Touareg. By now you’ll have read a million reviews and I’m sad to say that I must be [...]

29 06, 2018

2018 Mazda CX-8 Diesel Review

By |2019-06-30T16:19:08+10:00June 29th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Diesel, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Mazda Reviews, SUV Large|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 [...]

30 05, 2018

2018 Holden Calais Diesel Review

By |2019-07-02T23:29:26+10:00May 30th, 2018|Car Reviews by Brand, Diesel, Holden Reviews|1 Comment

Who would have thought a decade ago there’d be a diesel Commodore. How times have changed with the Holden Commodore Calais ZB model now available with a 2.0-litre, front drive, four cylinder turbo diesel engine complementing the front drive, 2.0-litre, turbo petrol four and the all-wheel drive, 3.6-litre petrol V6. The diesel missed ZB Commodore’s launch phase arriving only [...]

30 04, 2018

2017 VW Touareg Monochrome Review

By |2019-06-29T23:15:58+10:00April 30th, 2018|AAA, AWD, Car Type Search, Diesel, Gay cars fit for a queen?, SUV Medium, VW Reviews, Wagon|0 Comments

VW Touareg is named after the Tuareg people in the Sahara, known for their resilience and endurance. The current (second generation) car, made in Bratislava, is due for replacement next year. It has been around since 2010 and shares the platform and much of the tech with the Porsche Cayenne. 2017 Touareg Monochrome, with an RRP of $74,990, [...]

10 03, 2018

2018 BMW X5 M50d Review

By |2019-06-29T23:50:39+10:00March 10th, 2018|AAA, AWD, BMW Reviews, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Diesel, Gay cars fit for a queen?, SUV Large|0 Comments

The 2018 BMW X5 M50d is deceiving on first approach as it really looks like the rest of the X5 range with some modifications. What lurks beneath is a sporty AWD SUV that has awesome performance. The M Performance accouterments are subtle but obvious to aficionados. The BMW X5 M50d is another rare beast. Exterior The exterior of the [...]

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 [...]

31 01, 2018

2018 Holden Colorado Z71 Review

By |2019-06-30T15:30:14+10:00January 31st, 2018|4 Cylinder, 4WD, AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Diesel, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Holden Reviews, SUV, SUV Large|0 Comments

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24 01, 2018

2018 Toyota Prado Review

By |2019-06-30T15:49:16+10:00January 24th, 2018|4WD, AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Diesel, Gay cars fit for a queen?, SUV Large, Toyota Reviews|0 Comments

Yes, I would love to own a Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series V8 turbo-diesel, who wouldn’t? But the price is a bit of a stopper, more than a bit actually. Toyota makes it easy on a wannabe 'Cruiser 200 Series owner buy offering the smaller Prado which is a worthy little brother to the Big Kahuna and is still a [...]