3 JULY 2020: Mazda Australia has today announced ground-breaking Skyactiv-X M-Hybrid powertrain will be introduced in Australia on 2020 World Design Car of the Year, Mazda3 from August, and on 2020 World Car of the Year Finalist, Mazda CX-30 from September. The latest step in Mazda’s multi-solution approach to reducing emissions,
It’s finally here in Australia and Matt Raudonikis from 4×4 Australia got to drive it – Jeep JT Gladiator As a Jeep dealer from 2003 to 2015, I have a certain passion for the brand. I’m not an off-roader as such, but a lot of my customers bought Jeep for
Hard on the heels of my sneak peak article a few days ago, Kia Australia has revealed actual images of the new Kia Carnival due here later this year or early in 2021. And Kia Australia has provided more information too. First images of Kia’s new ‘Grand Utility Vehicle’ show
Skoda is one of the lesser-known Volkswagen Group brands and that group is extensive. Volkswagen, Lamborghini, Seat. Porsche and even Bugatti are part and parcel of the German company. Skoda has been an almost forgotten part of the Australian market for a while but recently they’ve enjoyed a bit of
Arguably the most anticipated launch this year is the all-new Mazda BT-50. Designed in concert with Isuzu and built in Thailand, Mazda owners will gravitate to the brand rather than any other. Mazda’s sense of customer responsiveness will be enhanced by the reputation of the bones of this new ute.
At first glance, like me, you probably wondered what a Golf R Final Edition – Hand Painted really is. You might suspect that someone at the Wolfsburg factory grabs a paint brush and ‘hand paints’ the car. Afraid not – read on to this press release from Volkswagen and you’ll
12th June 2020 Builds on standard spec of 190TDI Premium Selection of two unique two-tone Savona leather interiors Four-wheel steering as standard Additional advanced Offroad settings: Gravel & Sand Additional engine underbody protection Volkswagen Australia has announced the return in August of its Touareg Adventure model with a new range
Jeep Australia has released the MY20 Jeep Compass line-up with a massive ‘mea culpa’ marketing campaign on their brand. Jeeps reputation was severly damaged back in the middle of the decade, where their customer satisfaction was at an industry low. Only time will tell whether they can resuscitate that reputation,
Fancy one of these? Even the nomenclature is a mouthful – Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro. And while the price quoted by Mercedes-Benz is not on the road, in Queensland, my calculations indicate that it will be circa $491,560 depending on the amount that dealers will charge for Delivery and Handling.
It might have an unusual name but Skoda Superb Scout is just that – Superb. 9th June 2020 ŠKODA Superb Scout, a limited edition version of its multiple award winning Superb wagon, goes on sale this week. ŠKODA Australia Director Michael Irmer said that with the revised Superb sedan and
I know that there’s a lot of websites that offer car reviews, car road tests, opinions on various cars and the like. What makes this site different is that I’m not going to bore you with technical information about the various cars that I review.
I’ve been in the car business for over 39 years. I’ve read the motoring magazines cover to cover. I’ve read the online reviews until my eyes were square. Everywhere that I go, I find motoring journalists talking about car speeds – 0 – 100 km per hour, standing ¼ times, the inclination of this and that at 150klm per hour on a 12.5% gradient curve, in rainy weather – and other stuff that bores me no end.
thecarguy.com.au is taking a different path on the journey to helping you purchase a new car. I’ll do my best to advise you on what I consider to be the most important information when it comes to that major decision to purchase a car. Interior room, features of the car, fuel economy, safety, service prices, resale and lots more. I’ll tell you what I like about a particular car and as importantly, what I don’t like, to find at least to be less than I think a car should have. .
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