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Hyundai i20 N could be in the pipeline - report
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Hyundai i20 N could be in the pipeline - report

While we've heard plenty about the upcoming Hyundai i30 N, a new report out of the UK suggests the company is considering a high-performance version of the smaller i20 light hatch, which could debut around 2019. Speaking with Auto Express, Hyundai N's boss, Albert Biermann, said the firm is actively looking at other performance vehicles smaller than the i30...


Volkswagen Gen.E concept works with recharging robots
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Volkswagen Gen.E concept works with recharging robots

The Volkswagen Gen.E research vehicle has been unveiled with little fanfare at the company's Future Mobility Days 2017 event. The German automaker hasn't released many details about the Gen.E concept. Although with its "advanced lithium-ion cells" and efficiency optimised electric motor, the Gen.E has a claimed range of over 400 kilometres...


Honda and Hitachi setup new electric motor company
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Honda and Hitachi setup new electric motor company

Honda and Hitachi have agreed to setup a new joint venture to produce electric car motors. The joint venture firm will be 49 per cent owned by Honda, with the controlling stake residing with Hitachi. The company will be based in Ibaraki Prefecture, just north of Tokyo, and will be seeded with 5 billion yen ($58 million) in starting capital...


2017 BMW 420i Luxury Editions announced - UPDATE
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2017 BMW 420i Luxury Editions announced - UPDATE

UPDATE: This article originally described the pricing as being before on-road costs. They are in fact drive-away prices. The BMW 4 Series has seen the addition of two special variants this week, in the form of the 420i Luxury Edition, available in both coupe and four-door Gran Coupe body styles...


The Shortlist: Quiet SUV for a couple in their sixties
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The Shortlist: Quiet SUV for a couple in their sixties

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But… where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S pricing and specs
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the soon-to-arrive 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S wagon and Coupe have been announced, with prices for the unashamedly brisk SUV kicking off at $164,900 (before on-road costs). Employing the same twin-turbo 4...


2018 Lexus UX and seven-seat RX to be unveiled in November - reports
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2018 Lexus UX and seven-seat RX to be unveiled in November - reports

The Lexus UX and a seven-seat Lexus RX will reportedly be unveiled at the Tokyo motor show in November as Toyota's luxury arm expands its range of crossover vehicles. According to Mag-X, the more commodious RX will feature the same 2790mm wheelbase as the five-seat RX currently on sale. To accommodate a third row and two extra passengers, the RX L will have a lengthened rear overhang...


Jon Olsson smokes tyres in his 604kW Rolls-Royce Wraith - Video
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Jon Olsson smokes tyres in his 604kW Rolls-Royce Wraith - Video

Swedish pro free-skier-turned-video blogger, Jon Olsson, has shown off his latest purchase - a modified Rolls-Royce Wraith - which he has named 'George'. In his latest video, he gives a walkaround of the 6.6-litre twin-turbo V12 luxury sports car, which has had its power output increased by over 150-horsepower, to 810hp (604kW)...


New Land Rover Defender ute 'number one' on local wish list
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New Land Rover Defender ute 'number one' on local wish list

It might seem as "Through The Looking Glass” weird as Veuve Clicquot releasing a range of caffeinated soft drinks, but Land Rover might be about to launch a ute - or a pick-up truck, as the Americans like to call them...


2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class pricing and specs: New engines, new models
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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class pricing and specs: New engines, new models

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has received some minor updates for the new year, bringing an updated engine line-up and the availability of a new equipment package. Headlining the changes are the introduction of the new C220d and C300 models, which replace the previous C200d and C250 respectively...


Tesla Model 3 deliveries begin July 28, Musk promises mass production by end of year
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Tesla Model 3 deliveries begin July 28, Musk promises mass production by end of year

Production of the Tesla Model 3 will begin this week, with Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, promising output will grow "exponentially". In a series of tweets overnight, Musk announced details about the Model 3's production timing. The CEO began by saying, "Model 3 passed all regulatory requirements for production two weeks ahead of schedule...


2018 Aston Martin Vantage patent diagrams discovered
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2018 Aston Martin Vantage patent diagrams discovered

The design of the next-generation Aston Martin Vantage has been revealed via diagrams submitted for patent protection. AutoGuide has discovered and published diagrams of a new front-engine, rear-wheel drive Aston Martin model submitted to Japan's patent office, and believed to be of the next-generation Vantage...


Could the new Civic Type R spawn an all-wheel-drive spinoff?
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Could the new Civic Type R spawn an all-wheel-drive spinoff?

Is there space for something to sit above the 2018 Honda Civic Type R? Perhaps an all-wheel-drive hot-hatch with more power and torque than the current front-drive flagship? You bet. Just look at Volkswagen’s strategy with its two Golf models, the GTI and the R, or Ford with its Focus pairing, the ST and the RS...


2017 Land Rover Discovery pricing and specs
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2017 Land Rover Discovery pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications have been released for the new-generation 2017 Land Rover Discovery, ahead of the seven-seat British off-roader's arrival in Australian showrooms on August 1. As previously reported in December, when pricing was initially revealed, no fewer than five trim levels will be offered, along with three different turbo-diesel engines...


New Cars: 2017 New Car Calendar, the July update
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New Cars: 2017 New Car Calendar, the July update

Last year was a huge one for new-model launches in Australia, with 2016 seeing the heroic new Ford Mustang land in January, before rolling through to the impressive new Subaru Impreza that made its media debut in late December. Of course, many, many more new offerings appeared between...