Reviews

Caterham 485

Is the juice worth the squeeze? It’s one of my favourite sayings, as no matter the scenario, it distils complex decision making into six little words. In an automotive sense, it explains why hot hatches are so popular – they

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Porsche 911 GTS

The Goldilocks zone is the precious distance from which a habitable planet orbits its sun. Too close and you’ll sweat like you’re wearing a vest of cocaine in an Indonesian airport. Too far, and she’s a bit cold. Give us

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BMW X4 35i

Love ’em or loathe ’em, everybody seems to want a coupe SUV. Few could have predicted that sticking a coupe, a hatchback and an SUV into an automotive food blender would result in modern motoring’s must-have set of wheels, but

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Mercedes-Benz SL400

It’s difficult to call a $229,000 car the base model with a clear conscience. ‘Entry-level’ doesn’t quite sit right either. So let’s go with ‘introductory’, as in, the SL400 is the new introductory model to Mercedes-Benz’s flagship roadster range, replacing

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BMW 435i M Performance

Let us learn a lesson from the male Birds of Paradise. Native to the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and northern Australia, these avian actors attempt to attract a mate using bright plumage, outrageous body adornments and intricate dance

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Porsche Cayenne

Cayenne might have brought sports car DNA to an SUV back at its 2002 inception, but it’s the fledgling Macan – smaller, lighter, friskier on road – that not only converts DNA to delivery more confidently but is enjoying the

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Ford G6E Turbo

It is incalculable how much damage the G6E – and indeed the Falcon – brand copped once taxi ranks began filling with well-flogged versions of Ford Australia’s flagship sedan. Talk about a halo around your feet. So the FG-X, the

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Audi A3 Clubsport Quattro Concept | Review

The world record for furthest protruding eyeballs is 12mm, held by Chicago woman Kim Goodman. Since 2007 she’s been the undisputed champ of eyeball bulging but on this rainy October day in Ingolstadt, Germany, I’m pretty sure I could blow

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Ford Focus RS track test

As impressive as it is on the road, if you’re really going to stretch the legs of the new Ford Focus RS you’re going to need a racetrack. It’s an environment Ford doesn’t shy away from. Before the Focus RS

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Ford Focus RS

Ford’s Focus RS is one of the most hotly anticipated cars of 2016. The pre-launch hype has seemingly been going forever, but after all the teasers and drip-fed information, we’ve finally driven it. Traditionally, a review leaves the verdict until

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