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2017 Nissan GT-R launches in UK ahead of September debut for Australia
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2017 Nissan GT-R launches in UK ahead of September debut for Australia

Nissan is again trumpeting the recent unveiling of the 2017 Nissan GT-R, as part of its launch this week in the United Kingdom and ahead of an Australian debut set for September. The once-again facelifted and upgraded GT-R was first unveiled back in March at the New York motor show, revealing a number of exterior and interior enhancements, along with the requisite increase in power...


Fatality Free Friday celebrates 10 years
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Fatality Free Friday celebrates 10 years

Almost 20 per cent of drivers aged between 25 and 34 believe that drugs like ice, cocaine or acid won't impair their ability behind the wheel. What? Today is Fatality Free Friday. The Australian Road Safety Foundation campaign began 10 years ago with the aiming of encouraging us to fully focus and actively concentrate on the road, and ensure everyone gets home safely...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 27
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 27

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 will deliver a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


BMW M Performance Day winners tackle Phillip Island
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BMW M Performance Day winners tackle Phillip Island

Recently CarAdvice ran a competition for 20 lucky people to win a drive in the new BMW M2 at one of the world's best racetracks - Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Or, as it's more simply and somewhat affectionately known, Phillip Island. Our 20 lucky winners (listed below) spent the entire BMW M Performance Drive Day behind the wheel of the BMW M2 and BMW M4 on track, and the BMW M235i on the skidpan...


2017 Subaru BRZ unveiled, Australian debut later this year
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2017 Subaru BRZ unveiled, Australian debut later this year

The updated 2017 Subaru BRZ has been unveiled in the US ahead of its launch down-under later this year. At both ends, Subaru's changes are less radical than those wrought by Toyota on the 86, with tweaks focussed largely on the front bumper and the rear lamps. The car's full LED headlights now get bolder daytime lights, while the front bumper has been reshaped with more aggressive-looking faux air intake openings...


Nissan NV300: Trafic-based van previewed for Euro market
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Nissan NV300: Trafic-based van previewed for Euro market

Japanese manufacturer Nissan has previewed its all-new NV300 work van this week, hinting at the latest addition to the car maker’s commercial vehicle range. Seen here with just its nose peeking out from under a sheet, the Renault Trafic-based van is set to be unveiled at the Hanover commercial vehicle show in September, with a launch in select markets to follow...


Volkswagen invests in Gett ride-sharing app
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Volkswagen invests in Gett ride-sharing app

Volkswagen has invested 300 million euros ($465 million) in ride-sharing-service Gett. The companies are yet to outline what joint activities the two firms will engage in once this investment has passed the necessary tests required by anti-trust authorities. According to Volkswagen, some of those details will be revealed next week...


2017 Land Rover Discovery spied inside and out
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2017 Land Rover Discovery spied inside and out

The Land Rover Discovery 5 has been spotted again, this time getting a thorough workout at the Nurburgring. As an added bonus, the spy photographers have managed to capture images of its interior. Away from Sweden's snow-covered north, this Discovery prototype gives us our best look yet at the next-generation SUV's styling...


Great Wall utes returning to Australia
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Great Wall utes returning to Australia

Great Wall Motor Company will return to Australia in October this year with a new ute model and a rejuvenated dealer network. The Chinese company announced today its plan to make a return to Australia — one of its key markets outside the homeland — as a full in-house national distribution network run alongside sister brand Haval, headquartered in Melbourne...


Skoda Atero: apprentices unveil 'dream coupe' project
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Skoda Atero: apprentices unveil 'dream coupe' project

Skoda has unveiled the third concept vehicle to be born from the Czech company’s vocational school, based on the compact Rapid Spaceback. Named Atero, the fully-functioning concept was brought to life by 26 students from the Skoda Academy in Mlada Boleslav. Teased back in March, the concept is affectionately referred to by its designers and builders as a ‘dream coupe’...


‘Land Airbus’ to straddle China’s roads by the end of the year
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‘Land Airbus’ to straddle China’s roads by the end of the year

Beijing-based company Transport Explore Bus has revealed a scale model of a road-straddling ‘Land Airbus’ that allows traffic to pass underneath it, ahead of a full-scale trial commencing later this year...


2017 Volkswagen Amarok reveals new-look interior
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2017 Volkswagen Amarok reveals new-look interior

The overhauled interior of the recently unveiled 2017 Volkswagen Amarok has now been revealed, showcasing an all-new dashboard design. For the 2017 model year, Volkswagen's interior design team has ditched the old dashboard's rugged styling cues for a more refined look that is more in keeping with the rest of the brand's passenger cars...


Lexus CT hatch could be replaced by an SUV
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Lexus CT hatch could be replaced by an SUV

The Lexus CT hybrid hatchback may not be directly replaced, instead its role as an entry into the Lexus brand might be assumed by a new crossover. Alain Uyttenhoven, boss of Lexus Europe, told Autocar the luxury marque could replace the slow-selling CT with a crossover vehicle...


HSV Clubsport, Maloo and Grange SV launched: Limited-edition range signals end of LS3
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HSV Clubsport, Maloo and Grange SV launched: Limited-edition range signals end of LS3

HSV has announced three new limited edition models, with two commencing production in June and all three to be powered by the naturally aspirated LS3 engine. HSV Clubsport R8 SV Black and HSV Maloo R8 SV Black Limited to 350 units (with an additional 18 destined for New Zealand), the HSV Clubsport R8 SV Black is powered by the 340kW 6...


HSV Clubsport R8 Track Edition: Short-run special revealed
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HSV Clubsport R8 Track Edition: Short-run special revealed

HSV has taken the wraps off the limited-edition 2016 HSV Clubsport R8 Track Edition, which commences production in September. Priced from $68,990 plus on-road costs, the limited-edition model will see 150 vehicles built for Australia, with an additional six units destined for New Zealand. The Clubsport R8 Track Edition differentiates itself from the Clubsport LSA by using a naturally aspirated 6...