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New car review: 2016 Toyota Corolla

Australia’s most popular car has had a makeover inside and out.

There’s a fresh new interior, which makes it much more competitive against the Mazda3 and Volkswagen Golf, and a sharper front and rear-end design, but there’s more than that.

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New Car Review: 2016 Mazda MX-5 2.0-litre

In 2016, it’s little surprise that so many of life’s pleasures come from activities where technology and convenience have been stripped away.

Stomping on grapes for their juice would be one, as would walking over to someone to talk to them face-to-face. Even using a telephone for actual voice-talking would be a novelty for some. The same applies to driving.

New car review: Toyota Hilux 4×4 twin cab

This is the most important new vehicle Toyota has launched in Australia in the past decade.

When it was finally discontinued in September 2015, the 10-year old model was still maintaining market share, but only just. This new one was well overdue.

New Car Review: 2015 Mazda MX-5

When Mazda first launched the MX-5 in 1989, it proved that tradition and technology could actually get along quite well.

In keeping with the affordable sports car tradition, it was inexpensive, had two seats only, a canvas roof  and a front engine with rear wheel drive.

New car review: 2015 Toyota Fortuner

One of the vehicles we have received a huge amount of enquiry about this year is the Toyota Fortuner. In fact, the only vehicle we were quizzed more about was its more renowned cousin, the new Hilux.

The Fortuner is based on the same platform as the Hilux, but gets a closed in rear end instead of the ute tray, bringing with it the ability to seat seven, who enjoy the added comfort of coil springs in the rear suspension.