Simon Lai, Author at Asian Car Guide
November 15, 2019

2018 Toyota C-HR Koba Review

July 4, 2018 Simon Lai

Compact SUVs are growing in popularity with manufacturers clamouring to put up a model of their own. But do they really serve well as a family car? As it happens I had both at the […]

2018 Toyota Corolla ZR Review

May 23, 2018 Simon Lai

The Toyota Corolla leads sales in the passenger car market yet again this year (no surprise there). The reason being its ordinary, no-fuss, uncomplicated approach, not because there is any feature that is particularly outstanding. […]

2018 Toyota Yaris SX Review

May 12, 2018 Simon Lai

The latest Toyota Yaris was launched just over a year ago and continues to perform well in the new light car segment, right up there with the Hyundai Accent and Mazda2. In my hands were […]

2018 Nissan 370Z Review

May 1, 2018 Simon Lai

There aren’t many cars like the Nissan 370Z – a two-door, two-seater, rear-wheel drive coupe with a V6 engine. Not much has changed with the 370Z, just a few inconsequential inclusions to the package this […]

2018 Isuzu D-Max LST Review

April 24, 2018 Simon Lai

Isuzu D-Max Ute is a quiet achiever in the Australian automotive landscape. Here is a company with a long heritage overseas, and in Australia under different names. Isuzu came to Australia in 2008 with one […]

2018 Nissan X-Trail TL Diesel Review

April 21, 2018 Simon Lai

Nissan sells millions of X-Trails around the planet because it ticks many boxes for buyers, is consistently good at what it’s designed for, looks attractive and offers value for money. X-Trail is the ‘right mix’ […]

2018 Subaru Outback 3.6R Review

April 18, 2018 Simon Lai

Not much has changed in the updated Subaru Outback though that’s not necessarily a bad thing. There’s no need to alter something when it’s this good and has been for quite a while. Subaru have […]

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