Tag: V6

Kia Stinger Heading For OZ

  Hero performance sedan for Australian showrooms A talking point of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit event before the doors have been thrown open, the new Kia Stinger has been confirmed for Australia. The sleek, powerful rear-wheel drive GT fastback sports sedan is expected to make it into Australian showrooms by the … Continue reading Kia Stinger Heading For OZ

Yep, it’s a Volkswagen: Mad Max-styled concept revealed as Amarok V6 in disguise

  Mad Max-inspired,one-of a kind shell for the new V6 Amarok Concept car nicknamed ‘Korama’ test-driven by several off-road and motorsport experts as part of a blind test drive Sydney: After a week of consternation and hypotheses following a series of leaked images online, the ‘wolf in another wolf’s clothing’, the top secret concept car … Continue reading Yep, it’s a Volkswagen: Mad Max-styled concept revealed as Amarok V6 in disguise

Jaguar’s Big, Bold and Beautiful XJ Saloon is More than the Sum of its Parts

  Jaguar started life as the Swallow Sidecar Company, and was known as SS. SS became rather unpopular during the late 30’s for obvious reasons, so the name Jaguar was adopted and soon became synonymous with British motoring luxury. The XJ is the official car of the British royal family, and the British PM so, … Continue reading Jaguar’s Big, Bold and Beautiful XJ Saloon is More than the Sum of its Parts

Understated Insignia deserves to be seen and heard

    Insignia, late of Opel fame, now a Holden You may all remember the delectable Insignia from her brief 12-month stint as part of the ill-fated Opel nameplate. The classy Euro brand is GM’s continental presence, like Holden GM’s presence in Australia. Both Holden and Opel are GM owned companies. I stress this after … Continue reading Understated Insignia deserves to be seen and heard

Jaguar XE Sport: Beauty, Brains and Brawn to match its Speed, Comfort and Coziness

      Yes yes yes oh YES: stunning looks, classy cabin, stunning V6 Oh dear me no: slow Infotainment interface, long expensive options list, dual-level buttons on doors The new Jaguar range has a certain familiarity for anyone who is a Jaguar driver of old. It is the very definition of aristocratic dignity. It … Continue reading Jaguar XE Sport: Beauty, Brains and Brawn to match its Speed, Comfort and Coziness

Jag’s Seductive and Unflappable Super-Fast F-Type Coupe

    Sometimes a car comes along that makes you swoon. Jaguar is more than just a car, it’s a symbol of luxury and breeding. Its men in tuxes and girls in Capri pants. Its diamonds, cigars and martinis. Brand awareness is one problem Jaguar doesn’t have. May I make a confession: I love Jaguar … Continue reading Jag’s Seductive and Unflappable Super-Fast F-Type Coupe

Jaguar XJ resets the standard for Luxury, Design and Dynamics

      The new 2016 model year XJ revealed The XJ reaffirms its status as the most dynamic, distinctive luxury saloon New InControl Touch Pro touchscreen infotainment system offers new-look fast response navigation system, seamless iOS/ Android connectivity and 26-speaker, 1300W Meridian Digital Reference audio system Reconfigurable 12.3-inch TFT instrument cluster now offers full-screen … Continue reading Jaguar XJ resets the standard for Luxury, Design and Dynamics

RC350: The Sexy Lexus, Yes, I said Sexy!

Yes Yes Yes oh Yes!: spectacular looks, classy cabin, gadgets gadgets gadgets Oh dear me no: aging engine, no auto parking, economy could improve. Remember we took the yummy IS350 for an outing a few months ago and liked it? We liked its sensual lines and cutting edge gadgets, and we liked the power, oh … Continue reading RC350: The Sexy Lexus, Yes, I said Sexy!

Lexus IS350: Can it Compete with a 3 Series or C Class?

  Yes Yes Yes oh YES: sexy looks, comfy seats, classy cabin Oh dear me no: old engine, Bluetooth/usb issues, moody cursor controller Gorgeous isn’t it? Some hate the lines swooping and dipping from front to back but I think they are stunning. To get the full picture you might consider other offering like BMW’s … Continue reading Lexus IS350: Can it Compete with a 3 Series or C Class?

V6 Power: Lexus’ new RC 350 Coupe, and the V8 RC F

  Lexus has launched its all-new global coupe, the RC 350, the most emotive vehicle it has produced since the LFA supercar.It is the latest vehicle to herald the reinvention of the Lexus brand ahead of its 25th anniversary. As with other recent offerings from the marque, RC 350 takes Lexus in a new direction … Continue reading V6 Power: Lexus’ new RC 350 Coupe, and the V8 RC F