Saint Side :: Slab 16 – Slow Low And Bangin

Our friends at Saint Side are no strangers to putting on a great event. Take for instance their legendary John street show and shine that is held every year which normally attracts hundreds of people! Mark from Saint Side thought … Read More Source: Grip Shift Slide

October 30, 2016
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2017 MINI Countryman – All-New, Longer, Roomier, And A Picnic Seat

October 28, 2016

mini has detailed its all-new countryman ‘suv’, bringing more space, more metal and more options to customers for the 2017 model-year. the regular countryman range might be overshadowed by the arrival of the countryman e, but the regular models have their own list of improvements. high on that list is greater interior space, with mini saying the countryman now has “five fully-fledged seats”. speaking of seats, the new countryman now…

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2017 MINI Countryman E Revealed – MINI Goes PHEV

October 28, 2016

mini has lifted the lid on its all-new countryman ‘suv’, including the first-ever plug-in hybrid for the small car brand. teased earlier this month, the new phev’s full name is the mini cooper s e countryman all4 (we’ll call it the countryman e…), and it gives customers a chance to experience emissions-free driving in a mini model for the first time using the 65kw/165nm electric motor. that motor shares the…

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2017 Skoda Octavia Update Revealed Overseas – A Fresh Face And A Revised Rear

October 28, 2016

skoda has wheeled-out a mid-life update for its best-selling octavia range with overseas deliveries set to begin early next year, with an expected mid-2017 arrival for australia. headlining the changes is revised styling for both the front and rear with the most obvious changes occuring at the front-end which picks-up full-led headlights arranges in a new split-headlight arrangement as part of a sharper, more aerodynamic look. at the rear, both the octavia liftback…

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A Quick Chat With The New Prime Minister And Nissan Recommits To Its English Plant

October 28, 2016

renault-nissan chairman carlos ghosn called-in to 10 downing street, london recently for a brief chat with new british pm theresa may. in the balance was nissan’s plant at sunderland in the north of england. it is britain’s largest-ever vehicle plant, currently directly employing 7,000 workers and a further 28,000 in suppler and support companies. one in three british cars are currently made by nissan in sunderland. while nissan has already…

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2017 Mazda CX-5 Teased Ahead Of LA Auto Show Debut

October 28, 2016

mazda released the first official teaser image of its second-generation cx-5, set to undergo an official unveiling at november’s los angeles auto show. though shrouded in darkness in this first image, the 2017 cx-5 appears to flaunt a heavily chrome-lined lower window line, which wraps up to a more compact d-pillar window, giving the cx-5 a more sporting silhouette. subtle wheel-arch blisters and a rounded light catcher at the base of…

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Holden Malibu Will Not Be Replaced Ahead Of 2018 Commodore Arrival

October 28, 2016

holden has announced that its midsized malibu sedan will not be replaced once current stocks are exhausted. and with production of the current-spec malibu having ended, the model is effectively in run-out. in a market segment that hasn’t seen much action for several years – the medium passenger car class – the malibu has chalked up 680 sales so far in 2016. sales are down nine percent compared to the…

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Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series REVIEW | 2016 LandCruiser Ute – Upgraded Safety Highlights Updated Country Workhorse

October 27, 2016

toyota’s new landcruiser 70 series has a fine spirit animal in the crocodile. neither are pretty, they’re not particularly clever and their evolution has progressed slower than queensland social values. but no creature can match them on home turf, in unforgiving environments that will see rivals wither and die. they also have strong followings despite obvious flaws. vehicle style: four-wheel-drive ute price: from $62,490 plus on-road costs (single-cab) engine/trans:&nbsp… Read more…

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Skoda Fabia SUV Confirmed For Production – Report

October 27, 2016

reports circulating in the european media have skoda giving the ‘thumbs-up’ to production of a fabia suv. and one source has the newcomer launching in 2018. but it’s not the mooted volkswagen tiguan-based vehicle. the czech-republic offshoot of the volkswagen group will follow other group brands into the compact suv market segment – the seat arona will debut late next year and will be followed by volkswagen’s t-roc – the…

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2017 Kia Picanto Breaks Cover In Korea

October 27, 2016

the first uncovered exterior spy image of the new 2017 kia picanto has debuted online thanks to korean motoring site motorgraph. though it isn’t the most revealing image, the new picanto clearly takes its front-end inspiration from the slightly larger 2017 rio hatch, which recently debuted at the paris motor show. despite having only been launched in australia in april 2016, the current picanto is on borrowed time, fast approaching…

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