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2017 Lamborghini Huracan Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder revealed, on sale in Australia
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2017 Lamborghini Huracan Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder revealed, on sale in Australia

The Lamborghini Huracan Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder has been unveiled at the Los Angeles motor show a year after the LP580-2 coupe sibling made its debut. As with the LP580-2 coupe, the Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder is powered by a slightly detuned version of the company's naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10...


Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio revealed: Wraps come off 285km/h Italian SUV in LA
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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio revealed: Wraps come off 285km/h Italian SUV in LA

The covers have been taken off the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio at the Los Angeles motor show this week, unveiling the brand's first SUV - including, as expected, a high-performance QV model. Launching with three models and two engines, the Stelvio is set to usher in a new era for the Italian brand with class-leading performance options...


Jaguar I-Pace concept: More than just a concept
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Jaguar I-Pace concept: More than just a concept

When British luxury carmaker Jaguar took the covers off its stunning all-electric I-Pace SUV, it was quick to point out that this wasn’t just a concept, but rather “a preview of a production vehicle – a Jaguar electric performance SUV”. Globally, Jaguar is riding a wave of success led by the company’s entry-level XE sedan, as well as strong sales from the F-Pace – the brand’s first-ever SUV...


Autonomous cars have 'a long way to go', local Mazda chief says
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Autonomous cars have 'a long way to go', local Mazda chief says

Mazda says that autonomous vehicles are still in the hype stage, with the actual reality of fully self-driving cars still a long way away. Speaking to the media at the launch of the new CX-5 in Los Angeles today, Mazda Australia boss Martin Benders, said the Japanese brand’s philosophy is to always put the driver at the forefront of the car’s operations...


Mazda says conventional engines still the way forward, electrification not yet viable
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Mazda says conventional engines still the way forward, electrification not yet viable

Mazda says that it is still focused on improving the internal combustion engine as part of its SkyActiv technologies, without the need to rush into hybrid or electric vehicles on mass. Speaking to CarAdvice at the premiere of the new CX-5, the boss of Mazda Australia, Martin Benders, said that the Japanese brand still sees a lot of potential in the internal combustion engine (ICE)...


Mazda to maintain focus on 'premi-ish' market position
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Mazda to maintain focus on 'premi-ish' market position

Mazda says that it will continue its market position above the non-premium brands and challenge the actual luxury brands on their entry models as market desire shifts further towards premium offerings. Speaking to CarAdvice at the unveiling of the new CX-5, Mazda Australia boss Martin Benders dismissed suggestions of the Japanese company bringing back its Eunos luxury brand, instead reinforcing Mazda in continuing to focus on its current mid-way position...


2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio revealed: Leaked images and details
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio revealed: Leaked images and details

UPDATE: The Stelvio has now gone official. Get all the details here. The very, very long-anticipated 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio has been given an early unveiling through a series of leaked images, just hours out from its official premiere in Los Angeles. If nothing else, these images confirm that the wealth of speculative renderings that have surfaced online since the Giulia sedan's debut last year were mighty close to the mark...


Mazda CX-5: 2.5-litre turbo flagship 'would be nice'
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Mazda CX-5: 2.5-litre turbo flagship 'would be nice'

Mazda Australia says it would take a 2.5-litre turbocharged version of the all-new second generation 2017 Mazda CX-5 if it was made available. The new 2.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine made its debut with the new CX-9, but has yet to find its way into other potential models such as the CX-5 and Mazda 6...


Honda Civic Si Prototype previews sub-Type R coupe and sedan
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Honda Civic Si Prototype previews sub-Type R coupe and sedan

The Honda Civic Si Prototype has been unveiled ahead of the 2016 Los Angeles motor show. The Prototype seen here previews the 10th generation version of the Civic Si, which will go on sale next year in the States as both a sedan and a coupe. The Civic Si Prototype is fitted with an extensive body kit that includes front and rear splitters, a rear spoiler, and a trapezoidal exhaust tip cover...


2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S revealed in LA: More power, more carbon, here in April - UPDATE
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2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S revealed in LA: More power, more carbon, here in April - UPDATE

The 2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S has been revealed, bringing a more powerful engine, a revised look and a harder edge to the company's flagship GT. At the heart of the Vanquish S is its 5.9-litre V12 engine (though Aston Martin calls it a 6.0-litre), that now produces 444kW of power (up from 424kW) - the same as the limited-edition Vanquish Zagato coupe and Volante twins...


New Mazda CX-5 needed for new and existing owners alike
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New Mazda CX-5 needed for new and existing owners alike

Mazda Australia says the recently unveiled 2017 Mazda CX-5 will only strengthen what has been the best-selling SUV in Australia for the last two years, giving existing and potential new buyers a reason to pick the Japanese brand...


2017 Lexus GS F and RC F get adaptive suspension upgrade, increased pricing
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2017 Lexus GS F and RC F get adaptive suspension upgrade, increased pricing

The 2017 Lexus GS F sports sedan and 2017 Lexus RC F sports coupe have been upgraded with the company's Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) system. AVS electronically monitors and controls the damping force at all four wheels simultaneously, based on driver preferences and the road conditions...


2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet: Ultimate S-Class drop-top revealed, 10 for Australia
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2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet: Ultimate S-Class drop-top revealed, 10 for Australia

The 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet has been revealed this week ahead of its debut at the 2016 Los Angeles motor show. Limited to just 300 units globally, the Maybach S650 Cabriolet is touted as "the ultimate in open-air exclusivity", priced from 300,000 euros ($427,451)...


2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo: American Pulsar SSS gets aggressive makeover
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2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo: American Pulsar SSS gets aggressive makeover

The Nissan Sentra Nismo has been unveiled at the 2016 Los Angeles motor show. The new Sentra Nismo is based on the North American version of the Pulsar, known there as the Sentra. A facelift for the the Sentra was unveiled at this time last year. Visually, the Sentra Nismo is distinguished by more aggressively cut bumpers at both ends, plenty of red highlighting, a rear diffuser-style element, black wing mirrors, and a boot lip spoiler...


2017 Mazda CX-5 unveiled in LA
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2017 Mazda CX-5 unveiled in LA

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 has been unveiled today at a special Mazda event, ahead of its premiere at the Los Angeles motor show this week. The second generation of the super-successful medium SUV is an all-new vehicle, in terms of design, body panels and interior fit and finish, however it does carry through the existing engine line-up of the outgoing CX-5...