The $3.4 Million Lycan Hypersport Car

The Lycan Hypersport is a beast of a car. Below you can see the specs. ENGINE Boxer Type, 228.6 in3, 3746 cc Flat 6 Twin Turbocharger with Independent Intercooler Mid-Rear mounted engine Rear Wheel Drive Fully Catalyzed, stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves Max Power 552KW (770hp) at 7100 rpm Max Torque 960Nm … [Read more…]

2015 Honda CR-V spotted testing

The facelifted Honda CR-V has been spotted testing months out from its official reveal. Drive photographers spotted the diminutive SUV undergoing hot weather testing in the US. As the photographs show, the mid-cycle refresh of the fourth-generation model will be headlined by cosmetic updates to the front fascia, including as revised headlights, grille and a … [Read more…]

2015 Ferrari California T

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Pragmatism gets a bad rap, seen as a cop-out in the face of adversity to one’s dogma, a submission. I tend to see it more as an acceptance of often uncomfortable facts and the willingness to make the best of things.

Audi v BMW v Mercedes-Benz

Hands up those of you who spent their childhood in the back of a good old-fashioned family wagon? There’ll be plenty, I’ll bet, although most will have a birth date settling comfortably in the meat of the 20th century. Things are likely to be different for this generation of back-seat riders. Years from now they’ll … [Read more…]

Kia Cerato vs Hyundai Elantra

Kia Cerato SLi: from $29,990 plus on-road costs; 2.0-litre 4cyl; 129kw/209Nm; six-speed automatic; FWD; 7.4L/100km and 177g/km CO2. Hyundai Elantra Premium: from $28,990 plus on-road costs; 1.8-litre 4cyl; 110kW/178Nm; six-speed automatic; FWD; 7.1L/100km and 169g/km CO2. Value Kia: The Kia Cerato and Hyundai Elantra are twins separated at birth. The Cerato is a newer model, … [Read more…]

Volvo V40 v Audi A3

Volvo V40 T4 Luxury: from $45,990 plus on-road costs. 2.0-litre turbocharged 5-cyl petrol; 132kW and 300Nm; 6-sp auto; 7.6L/100km and 177g/km CO2 combined; FWD. Audi A3 1.8TFSI Ambition: from $42,500 plus on-road costs. 1.8-litre turbocharged 4-cyl petrol; 7-sp auto; 132kW and 250Nm; 7-sp auto; 5.6L/100km and 129g/km CO2 combined; FWD. Value Volvo The V40 is $3490 more … [Read more…]

Mini Cooper and Alfa Romeo MiTo

The new Mini Cooper takes on Alfa Romeo’s small hatch. Mini Cooper: From $29,000 plus on-road costs; 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbo petrol; 100kW/230Nm, 6-sp automatic; FWD; 4.7L/100km. Alfa Romeo Mito Progression: From $24,500 plus on-road costs; 1.4-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol; 99kW/206Nm; 5-sp manual; FWD; 5.5L/100km. Value Mini The reborn Mini was never an earth-shattering value proposition, … [Read more…]

Subaru BRZ could be axed

The Subaru BRZ might be a one-hit wonder. The long-term future of the Toyota 86 twin has been placed under a cloud because Toyota is evaluating a potential change in partnership for its next-generation sports coupe. The Japanese car maker is currently collaborating with BMW on the development of a high-performance sports car to sit … [Read more…]

Yellow Cars Depreciate Least, Study Finds

Contrary to common held belief, yellow and orange vehicles have lower depreciation rates than black, silver or white ones. After analyzing over 20 million cars from the 1981 to 2010 model years, iSeeCars found out that a $20k car is worth $1,500 more after 5 years compared to a similar model painted in a more … [Read more…]

Moto Sumisura BMW R80GS, the Second Coming

There definitely is something magic about the old BMWs, as these bikes often turn into breathtaking pieces of modern engineering art, in the shape of head-turning custom rides which look tenfold better than any modern-day Beemer. This ’81 R80GS is yet another magic machine, proudly bearing the signature of Moto Sumisura, one of Milan‘s top-drawer … [Read more…]