2014 Subaru Outback 2-litre diesel Premium

Posted on February 11th, 2014

Premium appeal Cosmetic enhancements rather than a revolutionary upgrade are the order of the day for the Model Year 2014 Subaru Outback 2-Litre diesel with the addition of an upscale Premium variant. Both Outback diesels Read More

Nissan Juke Ti-S 2013 Review

Posted on February 11th, 2014

We drove a Juke Ti back in April 2012 and our main complaint was that it was slow, and that’s not surprising seeing as the standard Juke has a piffling 86kW at 6000rpm. The gods Read More

First drive: Maserati Quattroporte GTS V8

Posted on February 11th, 2014

Robert Barry was surprised and delighted by the new Maserati Quattroporte GTS V8 sedan on the media drive programme held recently in Sydney. Until the recent press launch of the new Quattroporte GTS V8 sports Read More

Mercedes-Benz C200 Dynamic Sedan 2013 Review

Posted on January 31st, 2014

Your entry into the Mercedes-Benz C-class starts with the C200 at just under $70,000, and you can go right up to the C63 AMG which is a beast of a car at just under $167,000. Read More

Kia Cerato 1.8 SX Hatchback 2014 Review

Posted on January 28th, 2014

We drove the Cerato sedan a while back, and now the Cerato is back with a hatch version and some new tricks, most notably a sat nav sitting in the middle of the dash. Kia Read More

Nissan Pathfinder Ti AWD 2014 Review

Posted on January 21st, 2014

Nissan’s seven-seat Pathfinder Ti comes with all-wheel drive to get the 190kW and 325Nm of power from the 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine via the CVT gearbox to the ground. It’s a big beast, and you Read More

Mitsubishi Lancer GSR 2013 Review

Posted on January 15th, 2014

Back in 1997 if you wanted a fast but cheap road car you had a huge number of choices. Subaru Legacy RS, GT, and WRX; Nissan Skyline GTS-t and GT-Four; Nissan Pulsar GTi-R; Honda Integra Read More

Hyundai Accent Elite 2014 Review

Posted on January 6th, 2014

I had a friend staying with me just before Christmas. She’s a research scientist at a large aquarium in America and gets around the globe studying whales, turtles and seabirds. We wound up talking about Read More