February 23, 2018




2018 Jaguar XE S Review

February 22, 2018 Peter Barnwell

They’ve got to be joking, calling a car the XE S, why not drop the pretence and just call the gorgeous compact Jag sedan the SE X. That says it all. It’s the top of […]

2018 Hyundai Sonata Active Review

February 19, 2018 Peter Barnwell

Getting punters to revisit the medium size sedan segment is problematic for carmakers in the face of an avalanche of similar-sized and priced SUVs. But the sedan format does have merit especially if you don’t […]

2018 Mazda BT-50 XTR Review

February 15, 2018 Peter Barnwell

We got hold of a fresh out of the wrapper 2018 Mazda BT-50 XTR dual-cab 4×4 with auto transmission for a proper tow test – you catch all the details on the towing test here. […]

2018 Nissan Qashqai ST-L Review

January 30, 2018 Peter Barnwell

The name is naff but doesn’t stop people from buying Nissan’s Qashqai small SUV. It’s been around for yonks, initially as the Dualis in 2WD and 4WD, petrol and diesel. Now the latest Nissan Qashqai […]

2018 Jaguar XF 25d R-Sport Review

January 29, 2018 Peter Barnwell

The 2018 Jaguar XF battles against some well-established and popular offerings in the large premium sedan race, think Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5 Series and the Audi A7. But there’s something the big Jag has that […]

2018 BMW 230i Convertible Review

January 16, 2018 Peter Barnwell

Though it’s accused of an over indulgence in ‘derivative’ styling, the 2018 BMW 230i Convertible is arguably the best looking family member in the German carmakers local lineup. A gorgeous thing by any measure the […]

2018 Holden Equinox Review

January 16, 2018 Peter Barnwell

Holden is addressing any perceived negatives by leaving the past behind and launching a swag of new models including the new five-seat Equinox, small/medium SUV. It (eventually) replaces the old Korean-manufactured Captiva and gives Holden […]

2018 Ford Focus RS Review

December 29, 2017 Peter Barnwell

They might be having a few cylinder-head reliability issues right now but that will be fixed and doesn’t diminish from the fact that Ford’s Focus RS is arguably THE performance car buy currently on the […]