Hyundai’s small sedan offers space and style on a budget — but it faces serious competition.
Fifth-generation wagon gets NY debut.
Toyota says face lift has nearly 2000 new parts and the roof is the only unchanged surface.
West Australians are giving up on the family car and loading the kids into SUVs.
_IF YOU'RE _ a hardcore enthusiast, enjoying reputation as well as performance, are over 35 and spend between $40,000 and $60,000 on your car, you're in the gun sights of Subaru's blistering new STI version of its WRX sports sedan.
_SO _ when did Volvos suddenly become so hot?
_THOUGH _ you might struggle to see the differences when you glance over it in showrooms, the new Mini Hatch has arrived in Australia. The third version to hit the market since BMW took control of the iconic British marque in the early 2000s, it's brand spanking new, from the platform to the body to the engines on offer.
_IF YOU _are not one of the lucky ones who've already headed off for a family getaway over the Easter break, don't despair. With the weather forecast indicating fine conditions across the weekend, there's still plenty to do and see if you only have a couple of days or even only one day to spend in your four-wheel-drive exploring beyond the city limits.
_IN THE 1980S, _a Holden Torana just wasn't complete without a drop tank, fat white letter tyres and a 990 6PM radio sticker on the back window.
_A QUICK _glance through the owner's manual told the story about Mercedes-Benz' small SUV, the new GLA.
_OK, _ truth be told, I wasn't all that keen to jump into the current Mazda2. It's not that I have anything against light passenger cars, or Mazdas in general.
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