Category: Uncategorized


January 12, 2024

Despite owning 273 cars over the past 25 years, Dominic Votano had never ventured into the world of electric vehicles, where the MG4 XPOWER puts the fun in the day-to-day. Dominic, who is the founder of Australian company Premier Strata, said that EV’s had always been something he had been interested in, but it wasn’t until he hopped into the XPower that he knew it was a necessary addition to his household. “Once I got...

Read more


December 12, 2023

This December, MG Motor Australia is supporting one of Australia’s largest charities, Australian Red Cross, to make every test drive count.   As part of MG Motor’s Test Drive for a Difference intiaitve, every test drive taken of an MG vehicle throughout December, we will donate $10 to Australian Red Cross, up to a maximum total of $40,000   Since 2018, the Test Drive for a Difference has been an annual occurrence for MG Motor Australia, with the intiative’s ...

Read more

MG4 named 2023 Carsales Car of the Year

November 16, 2023

The new MG4 electric hatch has today been crowned the 2023 carsales Car of the Year, proudly presented by Bingle.   Australia’s premier automotive consumer award recognises excellence in the new-vehicle market and awards just one winner from the long list of new models released in Australia every year.   To determine the 2023 carsales Car of the Year and two Highly Commended models, a multi-stage judging process whittled down a field of more than...

Read more

MG ZS: Affordable and Practical

August 25, 2023

The 2023 MG ZS is an affordable small SUV that’s gained quick popularity in Australia.  Pricing and Features It’s a single ZS grade on offer – Excite– which you can pick up for the extremely competitive price of $23,990 drive-away. It sits in a price bracket akin to most of used key selling rivals.   Under the bonnet lives a 1.5-litre engine paired to a 4-speed auto that produces a humble 84kW of power and...

Read more

2023 MG ZST Essence Review

June 15, 2023

The MG ZST is a popular family car for good reason   The MG ZST range arrived on our shores a little over a year ago, since then I have been seeing quite a few of them pop up across the neighbourhood and it is easy to see why. For the price point, the 2023 MG ZST Essence is comfortable to drive and handles the suburbs relatively easily, but its real standout area is around...

Read more

2023 MG 4 electric hatch pricing and features

April 6, 2023

The Long-Range MG 4 Essence will start from $47,990 before on-road costs, with pre-orders open from 11 April.   Initially, just one variant will make it to Australia, known as the Essence locally, it’s equivalent to the UK’s top-spec Trophy trim. Wheels understand that the UK’s SE and SE Long Range variants are likely to join the line-up shortly, potentially wearing ‘Excite’ badges.   Our Essence, therefore, gets the larger 61.7kWh (64kWh gross) lithium-ion battery...

Read more

2022 MG HS Excite X

March 29, 2023

The MG HS medium SUV has been a sight on Aussie roads for almost three years now, but you might not know much about the brand still. Find out more as Drive reviews the 2022 MG HS ExciteX.   Is the MG HS a good car? The MG HS on test here is one of seven variants available in the range. The Excite X, as it’s known, is a mid-grade model, but the ‘X’ denotes...

Read more

Australia’s best-selling small SUV

March 24, 2023

You’re looking at Australia’s best-selling small SUV – The MG ZST is part of the best-selling range of small SUVs on offer in Australia. The MG ZST wears a unique badge, but it’s essentially a heavily-updated version of the ZS that’s been sold in Australia since 2018 – but with more power, more equipment, and a more stylish design. It’s longer and taller, and its structure has been made stiffer to boot.   What do...

Read more

2022 MG HS Excite: Review

January 11, 2023

Is the MG HS a good car? Medium SUVs are Australia’s favourite passenger cars at the moment, and cars like the 2022 MG HS Excite X you see here are typical of the segment. In this case there’s a four-cylinder turbo engine, all-wheel drive, seating for five, and the right blend of practicality for trips around town or weekends away. On the outside you’ll find standard features like 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and tail-lights,...

Read more

2023 MG 4 Five-Star NCAP Safety Rating

December 12, 2022

Incoming affordable electric hatch scores five stars in European NCAP safety testing, ahead of an Australian arrival next year.   The imminent MG 4 electric hatchback, expected to arrive in Australia in the first half of 2023 priced around $40,000, has received the top rating from Euro NCAP.   Australia’s safety body ANCAP is aligned with Euro NCAP’s protocols – although there are some tougher new ones for 2023 – so it would be reasonable...

Read more