Month: December 2021

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed Tourer review

The brash new Mitsubishi Outlander is already a success story for the brand, luring in buyers who want more than just sharp value-for-money. Bigger, bolder and more expensive than its safe-and-steady predecessor, the new Outlander has become a bonafide competitor...

/ December 22, 2021

Today is the eight-year anniversary of the death that triggered mobile phone detection cameras 

Eight years ago today, a cyclist was killed by a motorist believed to be have been using a mobile phone. His best mate then went on to invent camera technology to catch distracted drivers.  15:24, 22 December 2021 View 8 images...

/ December 22, 2021

2021-2022 Tesla Model Y earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Tesla once again has something to crow about when it comes to vehicle safety. Its small Model Y SUV earned an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ nod, acing the vast majority of the safety org’s testing...

/ December 21, 2021

2017 Subaru Outback 3.6R: owner review

My previous car was a 17 year old Outback H6. I loved it, but my wife never did. Perhaps the final straw was when, although she had put it in reverse, it actually went forwards. This made her attempt to...

/ December 21, 2021

Finding Balance In A K-Swapped EG Civic

<!– Finding Balance In A K-Swapped EG Civic – Speedhunters SHARE Finding Balance In A K-Swapped EG Civic spending dumb amounts of money on a pair of mirrors, for example. On a serious note, there are more important things in life...

/ December 21, 2021

2022 Isuzu MU-X LS-U review

The new-generation Isuzu MU-X arrived in Australia with critical acclaim, not only being a huge step forward from its ageing predecessor but also pushing itself to the top of the ute-based 4×4 segment. We’ve covered the top-spec LS-T in detail,...

/ December 21, 2021

Alpine A110 join France’s Gendarmerie fleet of patrol cars

Like the original model, the current-generation Alpine A110 has enlisted in the French Gendarmerie. France’s military police ordered 26 examples of the small, lightweight coupe that will be modified to help law enforcement officers catch motorists with a serious need...

/ December 20, 2021

2023 Lamborghini Aventador replacement spied

The successor to the Lamborghini Aventador will break a lot of new ground with V12 plug-in hybrid drivetrain. The overall wedge shape hasn’t been dramatically altered, though. There’s a short stubby nose, and a steeply raked glasshouse flowing into a...

/ December 20, 2021

Nio ET5: Chinese electric car revealed with 1000km range

Nio claims its Tesla-rivalling sedan will be offered in 25 countries within the next four years. Australia could be one of them. 13:05, 20 December 2021 View 8 images Chinese car maker Nio has pulled the covers off its new ET5...

/ December 20, 2021

2022 Hummer EV Edition 1 pickups ready to go to customers

It’s official: Two years after GM announced the electric GMC Hummer pickup, the first couple dozen units have left the line at the GM Factory Zero Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center, according to GM president Mark Reuss. In an interview with CNBC...

/ December 19, 2021