#vehicleperformance

  1. ‘Most Powerful Ever’: Twin Turbo V8 Defender OCTA Teased

    By Ben McKimm The most powerful version of the Land Rover Defender is on its way with the ‘OCTA’ edition set to launch later this year. Powered by a Twin Turbo V8 Mild-hybrid engine, official power figures haven’t been shared by the brand just yet, but we’d expect similar numbers
  2. Kia EV9 vs. The Desert: Stress Testing the Electric SUV In Extreme Heat

    By Eileen Falkenberg-Hull The desert is a barren landscape, but more alive than what meets the naked eye. For decades Death Valley, California, has been the proving ground for testing vehicles in extreme weather conditions. In the summer, temperatures at Death Valley can sore to ov
  3. 2024 Lincoln Nautilus Review: A Better SUV, But Not a Perfect One

    By Eileen Falkenberg-Hull The 2024 Lincoln Nautilus is a stepping stone for the brand. The premium arm of Ford Motor Company has been quietly brushing up their lineup over the past few years, especially Navigator and Corsair, and the new Nautilus is the fresh chapter. Chock full of
  4. 2024 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Heavy Duty LTZ Review: Truckin’ Big Enough?

    By Ben McKimm We’re not sure how many people in Australia realise that you can now walk into a dealership and order a supersized American pick-up truck with a 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine that produces 350kW of power and 1322 NM of torque . Yeah, it’s downright hilarious (and somewh
  5. Tesla Cybertruck Review

    By Doug Newcomb With its spaceship looks, exceptional agility, and fast charging, the Tesla Cybertruck (starting at $60,990) is unique among electric vehicles . After evaluating the pickup on LA's freeways, surface streets, and curvy canyon roads, I'm keen on its tech and competiti