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Volkswagen Arteon will pull over if you pass out or doze off
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Volkswagen Arteon will pull over if you pass out or doze off

The Volkswagen Arteon, which goes on sale later this year, will be the brand's flagship sedan outside of China, and, as such, will be fitted with as much as safety technology as possible. With its on-sale date looming on the horizon, Volkswagen has begun talking up the Arteon's safety and technology features, including Emergency Assist 2...


2018 Mini hatch and convertible update spied
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2018 Mini hatch and convertible update spied

The updated Mini Cooper S three-door hatch and Mini Cabriolet have been spied during testing in Europe. Launched in 2014, the third-generation Mini range is about ready for its mid-life makeover or LCI (life change impulse) in BMW parlance. With the three-door hatch and convertible the first models released in the current generation's range, they're also the first to be upgraded...


2017 Range Rover Evoque Landmark special edition revealed, available to order now - UPDATE
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2017 Range Rover Evoque Landmark special edition revealed, available to order now - UPDATE

The 2017 Range Rover Evoque Landmark special edition has been announced this week, celebrating six years and over 600,000 units of the British company's smallest luxury off-roader. Based on the Td4 180 SE grade ($67,551), the Evoque Landmark starts at $74,351 before on-road costs and is offered exclusively with the company's 132kW/430Nm 2...


Isuzu and Mazda ute deal clarified
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Isuzu and Mazda ute deal clarified

The oft-discussed partnership between Isuzu Ute and Mazda, which will see the former provide utility vehicles to the latter, remains a subject of intense sensitivity and secrecy. However, we can clarify, for anyone not quite clear on the deal announced last July, that the deal is a supplier partnership rather than a joint-venture...


2018 Kia Stinger GT's exhaust note sampled in onlooker video
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2018 Kia Stinger GT's exhaust note sampled in onlooker video

A new video published online reveals the subtle standard exhaust note of the 2018 Kia Stinger GT, also revealing why the local arm is working to get a sportier sound from the twin-turbo V6 flagship...


2018 Infiniti QX80 to retain V8 engine and current platform
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2018 Infiniti QX80 to retain V8 engine and current platform

The "next-generation" 2018 Infiniti QX80 will keep its current body-on-frame architecture and 5.6-litre V8 petrol engine, according to the company's president. Speaking with the US's Motor Trend, Roland Krueger, Nissan's senior vice president and the president of Infiniti Motor Company, said the current car's underpinnings - which date back to 2011 - will be carried over along with the 298kW/560Nm V8 petrol engine...


2018 BMW M5 to develop over 447kW, Abu Dhabi dealer claims on social media
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2018 BMW M5 to develop over 447kW, Abu Dhabi dealer claims on social media

The upcoming 2018 BMW M5 super sedan will produce over 600 horsepower (447kW) from its twin-turbo 4.4-litre V8 when it makes its debut later this year, according to a keen Instagrammer. Published on blog site Bimmer Post, the now deleted Instagram post details several features of the new Mercedes-AMG E63 S rival, including its 447kW+ power output, all-wheel drive, and a 0-100km/h claim of less than 3...


2018 Skoda Rapid detailed, here in September
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2018 Skoda Rapid detailed, here in September

The updated Skoda Rapid, revealed in February, has been detailed for the European market this week, bringing a revised design, new engine options and upgraded technology to the small sedan and hatchback twins. Headlining changes for the updated model include the availability of new bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime-running lights, revised front bumper and fog-light designs, new alloy wheels, autonomous emergency braking, and a new 1...


Nissan Australia committed to EVs, calls on government to implement infrastructure
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Nissan Australia committed to EVs, calls on government to implement infrastructure

Nissan Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to electric vehicles (EVs) and zero emissions motoring in our market, and is calling upon the government to back the initiative. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch of the updated 2017 X-Trail range, Richard Emery, managing director and CEO of the company's local arm, said: "Zero emissions is certainly a driver of our business globally...


Honda Civic hatch Orange Edition launched
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Honda Civic hatch Orange Edition launched

To mark the launch of the all-new Honda Civic hatch, the brand’s local arm has added a unique Orange Edition version to the range. In the second such instance of Honda Australia seemingly being unwilling to wait to give buyers an alternative to their new model lines – it launched the Black Pack as soon as the Civic sedan hit showroom floors – the company claims the limited edition kit is “inspired by Honda’s global motorsport activities”...


Honda Civic hatch to boost sales by more than 50 per cent
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Honda Civic hatch to boost sales by more than 50 per cent

The 2017 Honda Civic hatch has arrived on sale in Australia, with the popular body style set to more than double sales of the Japanese brand’s small car offering. The all-new five-door Honda Civic hatchback arrives on sale almost a year after the sedan version, and is priced almost identically to that model...


2017 Mother's Day Gift Guide: 12 ideas for mums that love cars
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2017 Mother's Day Gift Guide: 12 ideas for mums that love cars

Finding something special for your mum on Mother's Day, year after year, can get tricky. Forget foot spas, socks, pyjamas, flowers or chocolate - if your mum is into cars then we have a few suggestions that might help score you 'favourite child' status. For the day, at least. This year, Mother's Day is on Sunday May 14, so there's still time to get your hands on something special...


2018 BMW 1 Series update spied
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2018 BMW 1 Series update spied

An updated version of the current-generation BMW 1 Series hatchback has been spied testing in Germany. Last week we published spy photos of the next-generation 1 Series hatch, which will likely be revealed towards the end of next year or the beginning of 2019. Before the new front- and all-wheel drive 1 Series enters showrooms, it seems BMW is planning to give the current rear-wheel drive model one last refresh...


2018 Hyundai Kona: Tourist snaps undisguised car during video shoot
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2018 Hyundai Kona: Tourist snaps undisguised car during video shoot

A completely undisguised example of the Hyundai Kona has been spied this week, caught during a promotional video shoot. The photos you see here were snapped by Patrick Kramer to AutoWeek.nl. Kramer took these pictures during a recent trip to Lisbon, Portugal, where serendipitously the Kona was out and about doing a promotional video shoot...


BMW 6 Series Coupe reportedly ends production, Australian supply unaffected... for now
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BMW 6 Series Coupe reportedly ends production, Australian supply unaffected... for now

Slowing sales have reportedly led BMW to end production of its big 6 Series Coupe, although the Convertible and four-door Gran Coupe models are understood to be safe - for now. A BMW Australia spokesperson has confirmed with CarAdvice that supply to our market remains unaffected, for the time being...