2015 Kia Carnival SLi 22 CRD
Family Car Guide

Kia Carnival SLi 2.2l CDi Review

On test we have the Kia Carnival SLi 2.2L CRDi Auto. The initial impression when you approach the Carnival is just how little it looks like a van based people mover. On test I had a number of moms come up to me and ask to check it out. They all were impressed. It’s almost like they could read the minds of the thousands of moms out there with larger families. [Read More]

2015 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series
4WD & SUV Guide

2015 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series GXL V8 TD Review

The LandCruiser 200 series 2015 upgrade still is the yardstick by which all other large off road 4WD’s are measured. There isn’t any need to talk about the LandCruiser’s off road ability or towing ability. Both are excellent. Having driven the GXL I am looking forward to the Sahara and actually considering buying one again. [Read More]

Mercedes Benz GLS
4WD & SUV Guide

New Mercedes-Benz GLS AWD SUV

Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific has announced pricing and specification for the new Mercedes-Benz GLS which arrives in April 2016. Like the GL before it,the GLS sets new standards in the world of the SUV. Boasting outstanding spaciousness, the GLS combines luxury and comfort, with agile dynamics and best-in-class safety. [Read More]

Toyota Prado Kakadu
4WD & SUV Guide

Toyota Prado new Engine upgrade

Toyota has powered-up its market-leading LandCruiser Prado with higher levels of performance and driving enjoyment by introducing a new-generation turbo-diesel engine, improved petrol V6 and new six-speed automatic transmission. The all-new high-torque 2.8-litre four-cylinder engine is 227cm3 smaller than the engine it replaces, yet it boosts output with up to 450Nm of torque while reducing fuel use and emissions1. [Read More]

Audi Q7 2015
4WD & SUV Guide

All-new Audi Q7 arrives in September

Audi Q7 returns to Australia in September, in an all-new second generation that has advanced technology, sophisticated driver assistance systems and extraordinary quality throughout. The first new Audi Q7s will be delivered to Australian customers in September. [Read More]

015 Reveal of All New Toyota Fortuner. (Crusade pre-production model shown)
4WD & SUV Guide

Toyota Fortuna Global Launch

Toyota has shown the all new Toyota Fortuna at the Global Launch in Sydney. Based on the Toyota Hilux, the Fortuna is the wagon version that has the same underpinnings, transmission, engine, driveline, four wheel drive and front end. However it will ride on five link coil rear suspension and has seven seats [Read More]

Mitsubshi Pajero GLS
4WD & SUV Guide

2015 Mitsubishi GLS Pajero Review

Back in the early 2000’s Mitsubishi revolutionised the 4WD market with a large 4WD that actually had road manners. The issue is that apart from improvements along the way the Pajero you buy today is essentially at the core the same as that first vehicle. It still has excellent on road handling for its size and more than competent off road ability, [Read More]