Car of the Year Awards 2020 Results

Small Coupe: Toyota 86                                            
Large Coupe: Honda Civic                                         
Small Sports Coupe: Nissan 370z                              

Increased Speeding Fines By Up To 500%

Governments can often change the laws for many reasons, some to help their citizens interest’s and some to help their own interests. 

In this article, we’re going to learn about how the South Australian government has increased driving related fines by up to 500% – in order to fill their recent state budget loss of over AUD $500m due to unpaid GST (taxes). 

The increase in fines is reported to generate an extra AUD $79m in revenue for the government.

CarSwap First to Show ‘Best Deal First’ for Australian Car Classifieds

Written on the 27 May 2019 ( – CarSwap, the largest platform for vehicle trading, selling, and buying, has launched a feature in its mobile application which enables users to view vehicles based on the biggest discount under market value first.

For example, the first search result could be a car that is asking $5,000 below market price, the second result would be $4,800 below market price, and so on. Cars that are listed above market price will be displayed last.

Car of the Year Awards 2019

Small Coupe: Toyota 86                                            
Large Coupe: Honda Civic                                         
Small Sports Coupe: Nissan 370z                              
Medium Sports Coupe: Nissan GTR                          
Small Luxury Coupe: Lexus RF                                   
Medium Luxury Coupe: Audi A5                                
Small Convertible: Honda S2000                               
Medium Convertible: Audi A3                                   

Small Sports Convertible: Jaguar F-Type                   
Medium Sports Convertible: Maserati GranTurismo 
Small Luxury Convertible: BMW Z4                              
Medium Luxury Convertible: Audi A5                          
Supercar: Lamborghini Aventador                             
Hypercar: Koenigsegg                                                  
Small Sedan: Honda Civic                                            
Medium Sedan: Subaru Liberty                                  
Large Sedan: Hyundai Genesis                                   
Small Sports Sedan: Alfa Romeo Giulia                     
Medium Sports Sedan: Subaru WRX                          
Large Sports Sedan: Tesla S                                        
Small Luxury Sedan: Jaguar F-Type                           
Medium Luxury Sedan: Maserati Ghibli                    
Large Luxury Sedan: Maserati Quattroporte            
Small SUV: Ford EcoSport                                         
Medium SUV: Toyota Prado                                      
Large SUV: Toyota Landcruiser                                 
Sports SUV: Mercedes G Wagon                               
Small Luxury SUV:  Evoque                                        
Medium Luxury SUV: BMW X5                                  
Large Luxury SUV: Rolls Royce Cullinan                   
Family Van: Honda Odyssey                                      
Small Truck: Ford Ranger                                          
Medium Truck:  Ford F150                                         
Large Truck: Chevrolet Silverado                              
Sports Truck: Ford Raptor                                         
Hatchback: Volkswagen Golf                                    
Electric Sedan: Tesla Model S                                    

How CarSwap is taking on a Monopoly with its Next Gen Auto Classifieds App

Written on the 15 January 2019 ( – There are slim pickings for options when it comes to selling your car online in Australia, while the act of offloading your pre-loved automobile can be quite expensive as well.

An Adelaide startup is hoping to flip the Australian industry on its head with its next gen app CarSwap.

So confident in their business model are founders Kane Ellis (pictured left) and Cyrus Rafizadeh (pictured right) that they believe CarSwap will be the number one auto classifieds platform in the world in just a few years’

CarSwap passes 100,000 user mark

Written on the 15 January 2019 ( –Australian founded car trading app, CarSwap, has announced it had passed the 100,000 user mark since it was established in 2016

Innovative auto classifieds platform, CarSwap, has amassed over a hundred thousand users since inception in late 2016. What began as the passion project of two South Australian car lovers has quickly evolved into the largest car trading platform in the world, along with the highest social media following in automotive classifieds.

Tinder for cars: How two-year-old startup CarSwap wants to change Vehicle Classifieds Forever

When it comes to buying a used car in Australia, other than parking it on the main road with a handwritten sign in the window, shoppers aren’t exactly flush with choice.

Most will either head down to the local dealership, or take to the internet, browsing through classifieds on Gumtree or eBay or, more likely, heading to somewhere such as Carsales.

But with the rise of a new Aussie startup out of Sydney,

CarSwap First to Provide ‘Value Indicator’ to Australian Car Classifieds

CarSwap, the largest mobile platform for vehicle trading, selling, and buying, has launched a feature which provides Australian users with it’s ‘Value Indicator’, giving CarSwap users an indication whether a vehicle listing is above or below market value.

This functionality helps ensure CarSwap users get a good deal and helps improve market efficiency. Since it’s August 29th launch, the feature has received fantastic reception by the market.

“It’s a rewarding feeling to bring innovation leadership to this market and continue to provide the best car matching platform to users.” said Kane Ellis,