Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia’s new-car market.
Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews.
What happened in the week ending September 16, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.
THE WEEK IN NEWS:
Latest figures have revealed that sales of new sports cars priced over $200,000 are growing at three times the rate of the overall market average.
Nearly 90,000 related Ford Ranger and Mazda BT-50 utes are being recalled over an issue with the rear seatbacks.
Mazda has also been forced to recall around 230,000 hatch-backed vehicles over an issue with the tailgate struts. The recall affects Mazda 3 hatch, 6 wagon, CX-3 and CX-5 models sold between 2008 and March this year.
The second-generation Mini Countryman has been spotted in light camouflage ahead of its expected Paris motor show debut.
The new-generation Subaru XV crossover, due mid-next year, will follow the same formula as the current generation and have the same body as the new-gen Impreza – with more body cladding and a taller ride height.
The 2017 Nissan Rogue has been unveiled in the US. We know it here as the X-Trail and Nissan Australia has confirmed the new look is indicative of what we can expect here.
The Foton Tunland can now be ordered with a Carryboy Tradesman body featuring a drop-side tray and a built-on canopy.
The face of the next-generation Toyota Camry has been outed, thanks to a photo taken at a closed-door NASCAR event that was posted on Instagram.
Jaguar returns to the race track, announcing it will compete in the third season of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship.
The twin-turbo rear-wheel drive 2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR has been revealed ahead of the Dakar Rally in January. The 2016 2008 DKR took out the off-road endurance rally raid last year.
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