Category: 4 cylinder

2019 Mazda 6 GT sedan VIDEO REVIEW

2019 Mazda 6 GT sedan VIDEO REVIEW

Mazda 6 follows on from the 626, which in turn succeeded the 616/Capella/RX2 range in 1970. The exterior follows Mazda’s Kodo design philosophy. The lines are slinky and flow in gentle curves over and around wheel arches. The current model began life in 2012. Since then it has had several updates to drivetrain and on-board … Continue reading 2019 Mazda 6 GT sedan VIDEO REVIEW

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Wildtrack, Ford’s sexy pickup truck

Wildtrack, Ford’s sexy pickup truck

2019 Ford Ranger Wildtrack Road Test, Review Passenger cars are feeling less love than a PM’s election promise. It had been many moons since last I drove a Ranger, so I was looking forward seeing what Ford has managed to shoehorn into an old favourite. LCVs like Ranger, Colorado, and Triton, now account for a … Continue reading Wildtrack, Ford’s sexy pickup truck

Levorg’s cheaper sister

Levorg’s cheaper sister

Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Review We’ve driven the brawnier sister of the 1.6, and loved it. READ IT HERE. It is a WRX wagon effectively. Some people want the convenience of a wagon but don’t need the power and expense muscle brings. Enter the 1.6 for $35,990. Outside, the 1.6 is all but indistinguishable from … Continue reading Levorg’s cheaper sister

Skoda RS245 drive with Steve Owen and Alan Zurvas

Skoda RS245 drive with Steve Owen and Alan Zurvas

Today Skoda Australia launched its fabulous RS245, which is an upgraded and retuned version of the Octavia RS. The 245 adds a host of features, as well as a retuned engine offering an extra 11kw of power, and 20 Nm of torque. Tech and Luxury packs are still available, however some of the features are … Continue reading Skoda RS245 drive with Steve Owen and Alan Zurvas

2018 Skoda Octavia VRS 245 launch review

2018 Skoda Octavia VRS 245 launch review

  Skoda has sold 5,000 cars this year so far. They’re proud of it too, and so they should be. It is a brand that flies under the radar, but is one that motoring journalists love. It is pure, value-packed, fun. It has all the quality and innovation of VW, and perhaps even Audi, at … Continue reading 2018 Skoda Octavia VRS 245 launch review

Watch us drive VW’s mega safe uber-cruiser, the Arteon

Watch us drive VW’s mega safe uber-cruiser, the Arteon

We drove the VW Arteon in and around Hobart, Tasmania. Some of these roads are among Australia's best kept secrets. They twist and turn through gorgeous rolling hills, past scenic waterfalls and dams, with long straight strips of heaven. You simply can't imagine how secure I felt knowing the car would pull over and stop … Continue reading Watch us drive VW’s mega safe uber-cruiser, the Arteon

The Sexy REX STI: Subaru’s masterpiece.

The Sexy REX STI: Subaru’s masterpiece.

2018 Subaru WRX STI review Since Subaru peeled off the WRX (World Rally eXperimental) from the rest of the Impreza range, it has stood alone and unique in the Subaru Range. STI (Subaru Tecnica International) is at the top of the heap, and the Spec R is the best equipped of the 3 STI models. … Continue reading The Sexy REX STI: Subaru’s masterpiece.

Hyundai’s final test at Nürburgring: i30 N hot hatch

Hyundai’s final test at Nürburgring: i30 N hot hatch

Final test for Hyundai i30 N during the Nürburgring 24-hours race Two i30 N models, close to series production, will be competing in the most challenging race prior to the model's launch in the second half of 2017 Engineers from the Hyundai Motor R&D Centre in Namyang, South Korea, are to take part as technical … Continue reading Hyundai’s final test at Nürburgring: i30 N hot hatch