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Road Test: Suzuki Vitara DDiS 1.9 vs. Mitsubshi Outlander & Hyundai Tucson

Posted on 21 March 2013 by Tony Santos

The Suzuki Vitara DDiS 1.9 is the best model in the range, but can it compete with major rivals such as the Mitsubishi Outlander and Hyundai Tucson. We compare all three of these used off-roaders to see where you could be splashing the cash.


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2014 Toyota Tacoma: Rumors and Predictions

Posted on 11 March 2013 by Tony Santos

2013 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota has revealed that the 2014 Toyota Tacoma, a midsized pickup truck manufactured in the US, Mexico and Japan and winner of the 2005 Motor Trend Magazine’s Truck of the Year, is already on the pipeline, with the company promising to combine efficiency, luxury and performance into one, mean off-road machine. Continue reading “2014 Toyota Tacoma: Rumors and Predictions” »

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BMW X1: Where It Fits In Today’s Auto Market

Posted on 27 February 2013 by Tony Santos

BMW X1

When you think about cars made by the venerable manufacturer known as Bavarian Motor Works, you generally imagine vehicles made for the luxury-car owner with roomy interiors and plush features. Continue reading “BMW X1: Where It Fits In Today’s Auto Market” »

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Renault Koleos: big news in Australia and India

Posted on 22 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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Let’s be honest: if you were to name three Renault models you know well, Koleos probably wouldn’t be one of them. Yet notoriety alone doesn’t say much about the true value of this car. We’re talking of a crossover which does everything a good crossover should do: practical yet stylish, its two souls allow it to deliver both off and on the road.  While this vehicle didn’t enjoy much success in the UK market, it’s mostly in the Indian and Australian market that Renault Koleos was warmly welcomed by local drivers. Down Under, Koleos sales doubled in 2012, going up to 847 from the previous year’s 445. Continue reading “Renault Koleos: big news in Australia and India” »

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The 2013 Nissan Patrol: A Luxury SUV for Australia, the UAE and Asia

Posted on 12 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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The luxury and comfort of the 2013 Nissan Patrol is immediately evident to journalists and car-buyers alike — at least most that we found. This long SUV, which comes with leather-trim options and all the bells and whistles, from a 13-speaker sound system with the option of premium BOSE audio, to rain sensor wipers and state-of-the-art off-road stabilisation features, is a dream vehicle that Nissan is launching this year in Australia, New Zealand, and parts of Asia and the Middle East, including the UAE. Continue reading “The 2013 Nissan Patrol: A Luxury SUV for Australia, the UAE and Asia” »

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Sporty SUV for a tougher move

Posted on 17 January 2013 by Tony Santos

Sporty SUV

Cars are the most convenient mode of transport and people love cars as much as anything. There is one segment of vehicle that is built for toughness, style and power. And that segment is SUV or Sport Utility Vehicle. As the name suggests, this segment of vehicle is mostly for tough drivers who love to drive in style and power. The main feature of SUV that makes it different from cars is the design and power of vehicle. Most SUVs are big, sturdy and loaded with specifications suitable for off-road drive or to travel quite longer distance from one city to another or longer. It is built to suit any driving conditions like tough terrains, mountain areas, rough roads and even wild areas like forests and jungles. Continue reading “Sporty SUV for a tougher move” »

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Mahindra XUV 500 – The Highway Vehicle

Posted on 15 November 2012 by Tony Santos

Mahindra XUV 500 is not just another Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). This completely in-house designed and developed vehicle is considered by many reputed car reviewers and users to be one of the best developed models for not only Indian road conditions but also for world wide terrains. With a strapping stance and elegant style, this vehicle is definitely a head turner. The style statement that it makes is certainly forceful! With a full tank capacity of 70 litres and a mileage of 15 km/ltr this is a very popular SUV. More information can be obtained from www.gaadi.com. Continue reading “Mahindra XUV 500 – The Highway Vehicle” »

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2013 GMC Acadia SUV price starts at $34,875

Posted on 17 September 2012 by Tony Santos

2013 GMC Acadia

The three row crossover SUV —-2013 GMC Acadia will be hit the road with price starting at $34,875, including a destination charge of $825. The upscale Denali trim, which has been on the early 2011 model of Acadia will be brought back with along with plenty of equipments for $46,770 inclusive of the destination charge. Continue reading “2013 GMC Acadia SUV price starts at $34,875” »

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2013 Mitsubishi ASX unveiled in Australia

Posted on 28 August 2012 by Tony Santos

2013 Mitsubishi ASX unveiled in Australia

This year’s refreshed Mitsubishi ASX has been launched in the Australian market gearing for the compact-sized SUVs. The latest ASX will be coming in 4WD (Diesel), 2WD and 2WD Aspire gas models. Continue reading “2013 Mitsubishi ASX unveiled in Australia” »

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2012 A. Kahn Design Concept 17 Defender previewed

Posted on 28 August 2012 by Tony Santos

2012 A. Kahn Design Concept 17 Defender previewed

Car tuner A. Kahn Design are in the work for the new tuning kit for the Land Rover Defender. The tuning kit will include a four piece arch kit with a custom exhaust system along with a mud flaps, a spare wheel cover, a bespoke paint job and can be made bullet proof which is optional. The stock wheels will also be replaced by Kahn 8×18 1983 RS Defender which is also available for other customization kits. Continue reading “2012 A. Kahn Design Concept 17 Defender previewed” »

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