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BMW 5-Series (2017) review: Saloon car perfection?

The last-generation BMW 5 Series sold more than two million units worldwide. Two million. To put that into perspective: between 2010 and 2015 Porsche built

2017 Cadillac Escalade Platinum review

THE GOOD: The 2017 Cadillac Escalade’s powerful V8 powertrain boasts excellent torque and smoothness, but also makes liberal use of cylinder deactivation to save fuel. The

Mazda MX-5 RF v Subaru BRZ comparison

Power up front, drive to the back, a stick-shift in the middle – it’s how nature intended sports cars to be. And these two purist

Holden Astra RS-V v Volkswagen Golf 110TSI comparison

The Volkswagen Golf has been a massive sales success for Volkswagen Australia. While Dieselgate had the potential to dampen spirits and kill sales, the Golf

Infiniti’s Old Guard: How the QX70 is an Exercise in Delayed Gratification

Most people don’t know this, but a top-secret team of engineers and designers founded Infiniti in the 1980s, looking for ways to improve customer service.

GDU Byrd Advanced Drone Review : Flexible Flier

THE GOOD Flies well Folds down to portable package Has interchangeable gimbal Can carry larger cameras with optional gimbal THE BAD Can’t stop and start

2017 Buick Envision review

THE GOOD: The Envision gives a soft ride over rough roads, and its technological complement is everything a suburban warrior will need. THE BAD: The Envision’s 2.0-liter

2017 BMW M140i v Ford Focus RS comparison

We’ll admit a comparison test between the BMW M140i and Ford Focus RS doesn’t seem particularly logical on the surface, but there’s a method to

Audi A5 (2017) review: Sporty looks, refined drive

The Audi A5 was launched in 2007 and revised in 2009 to put doors into the back of the Coupé version for a more conventional

Kia Rio (2017) review: All about connectivity

The new Kia Rio features support for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with a range of safety features from autonomous emergency breaking to

2017 Audi A4 Sedan: Can It Conquer the Competition?

In 1982, Audi stumbled upon a gold mine when it invited Sir John Hegarty over from Britain for a brainstorming session. While visiting the German automaker,

2017 Audi Q7 v 2016 Land Rover Discovery comparison

When it comes to luxury seven-seat family SUVs, the Land Rover Discovery and Audi Q7 are standouts within the segment. Funnily enough, both of these

10 Future Tesla Models to Expect in the Coming Years

For electric vehicles to have a real impact on air quality, they would need to succeed in multiple segments of the market — meaning that automakers

The Volvo V60 Cross Country Is a Wagon for People Who Split Firewood for Fun

Whatever happened to laying a tarp in the back of the family station wagon so you could haul a bundle of hardwood home for the

2017 Infiniti QX50: Suburban Snoozer or Performance Bruiser?

The compact luxury crossover segment has become an oversaturated open air market, as wealthy buyers find themselves overwhelmed with options when shopping for the ideal upscale automobile. With selections ranging anywhere from

Hyundai’s Self-Driving Ioniq Review : Amazingly Smart, Can Cause Road Rage

Taking a Spin in Hyundai’s Self-Driving Ioniq I’ve been testing a new car, but I never actually drove it. That’s because it drives itself. It’s

Luxury diesel sedan comparison : Audi A6 v Mercedes-Benz E220d v Volvo S90

While large luxury European sedans are modest showroom performers Down Under, it’s been action stations at key carmakers’ product planning departments at their foreign HQs.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS450 review

THE GOOD: The GLS450 packs a smooth ride and is nearly as capable as its bulky body-on-frame competition. It’s surprisingly good without requiring a ton of

Holden Astra v Renault Megane v Subaru Impreza – Small hatchback comparison

The small car market is one of the busiest segments of the Australian automotive landscape, both in terms of sales and for new product – and

Review: Sell a Kidney and Buy a Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Cars are cool, but they don’t make you cool. Think of every paunchy retiree you see in a Corvette, every divorce attorney driving a Lamborghini, or

Ford Trends 2017: Fake News and Disappearing Water Loom Large

The annual Ford trends book details what’s on the horizon for people around the world and hints at potential for changes within the auto industry.

5 Reasons Why the Redesigned Subaru Impreza Is Outstandingly Good

You can call the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza a lot of things, but for heaven’s sake, please don’t call it a WRX. Regardless of whether

Who Should and Shouldn’t Buy a 2017 Subaru Impreza

After dropping over $1 billion on overhauling 95% of the Impreza platform, Subaru cashed in big time, as it recently took home the prestigious award for Japan

Review : The 2017 Kia Cadenza May Be the Best Luxury Car No One Is Talking About

Ask yourselves this simple question: What is luxury automotive engineering? We’re not talking about the overtly bespoke wooden and precious gem encrusted kind of sumptuousness

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid review

THE GOOD: Tweaks to the electrified side of the 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid’s powertrain yield 1-2 additional mpg across the board. The sedan’s cabin sees a

Mercedes-AMG E63 first drive: The luxe lunatic

There are only handful of car buyers in this world that require their daily drive to develop 604bhp, pack the latest semi-autonomous driving functionality and

2017 Honda CR-V review

THE GOOD: The 1.5-liter turbocharged engine is pretty peppy, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard on EX trim lines and above. THE BAD: It’s a

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid’s powertrain offers good midrange torque and respectable fuel economy. The plug-in model adds 27 miles of electric range to

Mazda 2 Genki v Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo comparison

Light car sales may be down an alarming 16 per cent this year, but they’re still big business. Here we pitch two of the better

2017 Ford Escape review

THE GOOD: With available Sync 3, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and a superior suite of driver aid features, 2017 Ford Escape blows the competition away where