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Mazda MX-5 brings joy back to driving

David Bonnici spent a week with Mazda's award-winning MX-5 roadster and found it more than lives up to the hype. As luck would have it,...

Used and Reviewed: Jaguar X-Type

The launch of the midsize Jaguar XE last year has resulted in added interest in the Jaguar X-Type. When it was introduced in Australia in...

Toyota RAV4 is all grown up

The Toyota RAV4 has finally come of age, writes David Bonnici Since it first appeared on our roads about 20 years ago, the RAV4 has...

Hyundai hits the luxury road

David Bonnici spent a luxurious week on the west's roads in the Hyundai Genesis Hyundai seems to love a challenge. For years it has implored...

Used and Reviewed: Ford Territory

The Territory is arguably the best vehicle ever designed by Ford Australia. It is based on the Falcon and shares some of its mechanical...

Used and Reviewed: Nissan Tiida

Nissan Tiida is a small-medium car with the sort of interior space that can accommodate a family and provide a smooth quiet ride with...

Kia Sorento wows the SUV market

David Bonnici finds out the hype around the latest Kia Sorento is warranted. I wonder when Kia knew it was on the money with the...

WRX delivers cheap thrills

David Bonnici decided to overcome his 'rice chariot' snobbery to see what the WRX fun was all about. Being a bit of a performance-car snob who raised...

Toyota 86 auto is no slouch

Automatic sports cars were always an oxymoron. But things have changed a lot, with smoother transmissions, more gears and the semi-manual shifting through the...

Honda turns up the hybrid heat

With SUVs being all the rage, it’s quite a treat to get behind the wheel of a really nice sedan. The oddly-named Honda Accord Sport...

There’s a Mazda 3 to suit everyone

The Mazda 3 has long been one of Australia’s top-selling cars, thanks to good looks and build quality plus a host of variants to...

Nissan QASHQAI is plain wonderful

Quite often the cars I get to test are the top-of-the-range versions and it’s easy to be dazzled by the nice seats and extras...

Hilux still lifts above its weight

The Toyota Hilux DC SR5 is more truck than car. It’s big, has a grungy diesel sound, bounces around when empty and turns like...

Ford Australia’s post-build transformation underway

The changing of the guard at Ford Australia has begun with production of the right-hand-drive Mustang at Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan as...

Toyota Yaris ZR: Big features in a small package

When you’re lucky enough to test-drive cars for a job you don’t usually have designs on something like a Toyota Yaris, But there’s something...

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No spectators at Kyneton Cup “grossly unfair”

An online petition has been launched calling on the state government to allow crowds to attend the Kyneton Cup. On October 12, Racing Victoria...