Jaguar’s flagship, the leggy XJ Long Wheelbase AutoBiography goes to Canberra

Jaguar’s flagship, the leggy XJ Long Wheelbase AutoBiography goes to Canberra

The all aluminium XJ is the choice of many a Prime Minister and a favourite of the royals. It is my favourite Jag and has been for 4 decades, not just because it is luxurious and expensive, but because it drives like it looks. The XJ doesn’t just waft, it prowls. Our car costs a … Continue reading Jaguar’s flagship, the leggy XJ Long Wheelbase AutoBiography goes to Canberra

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HSV GTS R: the final HSV Zeta car curtain falls

It isn’t often I feel sad getting in to a car, but a thick veil of gloom came over me this week when I took the HSV GTS R out for a quick run. This is the last every Australian built HSV, period. The Zeta platform supported Commodores for the last 2 “generations”. Although the … Continue reading HSV GTS R: the final HSV Zeta car curtain falls

Mustang gets performance packs options

Ford Mustang Performance Packs available to Australian consumers through local Ford dealerships for the first time Ford Mustang enthusiasts can now order Ford Licensed performance upgrades through Ford Australia dealers to enhance their 2016/2017 Ford Mustang Ford Performance exhaust system enhances the GT’s iconic V8 growl, and is offered with a choice of chrome or … Continue reading Mustang gets performance packs options

F-Type Jaguar: AWD or not to AWD, that is the question

F-Type Jaguar: AWD or not to AWD, that is the question

Here are a few of the past reviews: 1,2,3,4 The sleek and sexy coupe evokes a time of cocktails by the Med, and of men in tuxes, and women in flowing gowns. If you listen hard enough, you hear 50’s lounge music, and cravats flapping at 20 paces. An F-Type is the car James Bond … Continue reading F-Type Jaguar: AWD or not to AWD, that is the question

2017 Volkswagen Arteon 206TSI R-Line

2017 Volkswagen Arteon 206TSI R-Line

Volkswagen Group Australia today announces the full specification of its new passenger car flagship, the Arteon 206TSI R-Line. In addition to essaying an evocative new design direction, the Arteon bristles with a level of standard technology that, where it is matched by prestige brands, comes in expensive optional bundles. Volkswagen Australia's General Manager of Marketing … Continue reading 2017 Volkswagen Arteon 206TSI R-Line

Jaguar XE SV: Jag’s most powerful ever road car

SVO Unleashes Jaguar XE SV Project 8: The Most Extreme Performance Jaguar Ever New Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is next Collector’s Edition sports car designed, engineered and assembled by SVO Production strictly limited to 300 units worldwide Project 8 will offer supercar performance and dynamics in a sedan 441kW (600PS) 5.0-litre V8 will make … Continue reading Jaguar XE SV: Jag’s most powerful ever road car

BMW and the stunning 8 Series Coupe

BMW and the stunning 8 Series Coupe

Unadulterated dynamics and modern luxury – the essence of a BMW coupe. Munich. The BMW Group is using this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este to unveil the BMW Concept 8 Series, the essence of a modern-day BMW coupe wrapped up in an enthralling design study. The study car will serve as a taster of a … Continue reading BMW and the stunning 8 Series Coupe

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

Amarok V6 is tops

Amarok V6 is tops

It’s been an age since we last drove an Amarok. In that time, SUV and LCV (Light Commercial Vehicle) sales have overtaken passenger sales. Why? It’s hard to understand if you’re not the outdoorsy camping type of person, or a tradie. People seem to like sitting high and having plenty of headroom. Amarok has that … Continue reading Amarok V6 is tops