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2017 Alpina B5 teased ahead of possible Geneva debut: video
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2017 Alpina B5 teased ahead of possible Geneva debut: video

The next-generation Alpina B5 has been teased, ahead of its likely debut at the 2017 Geneva motor show next month. Based on the new 'G30' BMW 5 Series, the new Alpina B5 will be a luxury-focused high-performance model, pitched as a more comfortable and conservative alternative to the upcoming BMW M5 performance flagship...


Order books closing on Holden-built Chevrolet SS
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Order books closing on Holden-built Chevrolet SS

The Chevrolet SS sports sedan - basically the rebadged US-market version of our Holden Commodore - is taking its final orders this month. According to online blog, GM Authority, February is the final month for US customers to place an order for the Aussie-built sports sedan, leaving little more than a week to secure the Chevrolet-badged Commodore...


2016 Jaguar XE recalled for fuel cooler fix
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2016 Jaguar XE recalled for fuel cooler fix

Jaguar has issued a recall for 76 of its 2016 model-year XE 2.0-litre turbo-diesel sedans, over concerns the fuel cooler could leak. The British luxury marque reports the underfloor diesel fuel cooler in affected vehicles may leak, which could cause a fuel odour to enter the cabin...


2017 Hyundai i30 wagon teased
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2017 Hyundai i30 wagon teased

The next-generation Hyundai i30 wagon has been teased ahead of its debut at the Geneva motor show, which takes place in early March. At the front we expect the i30 wagon to be a mirror image of the hatch that will go on sale in Australia in April. All of the changes seemingly take place aft of the C-pillar, with the lengthened rear overhang resulting in a longer roof, thinner D-pillars, a different set of tail-lights, and a new tailgate...


2018 Audi RS4 Avant spied with production body
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2018 Audi RS4 Avant spied with production body

The Audi RS4 has been spied again, but this latest prototype seems to be wearing a production-ready body. The next-generation Audi RS4 was last spied in April 2016, and that vehicle had massive tacked-on wheel arch extensions. This latest prototype features more subtle flares highlighted by additional horizontal crease lines...


2017 Lotus Evora Sport 410: one-off special remembers iconic James Bond Esprit S1
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2017 Lotus Evora Sport 410: one-off special remembers iconic James Bond Esprit S1

Remember the amphibious Lotus Esprit S1 from the 1977 Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me? Well, the bods at Lotus Exclusive – the UK brand's in-house personalisation department – have tried to recreate the iconic model in celebration of the original car's on-screen debut, some 40 years ago...


Jeep Grand Cherokee 'Trackhawk' heading to New York – report
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Jeep Grand Cherokee 'Trackhawk' heading to New York – report

The upcoming Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT 'Trackhawk' will make its debut at the New York motor show in April – according to a new report out of the US. Motor Authority says a "reliable source" has confirmed the Hellcat-powered SUV will be revealed alongside the all-out Dodge Challenger SRT Demon...


BMW X2 crossover confirmed for Australia
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BMW X2 crossover confirmed for Australia

The slick BMW X2 small crossover is a sure thing to come to Australia to rival the Audi Q2 and Mercedes-Benz GLA, most likely in the first half of 2018.  Previewed last September as a concept car, the X2 will be based on BMW Group’s UKL platform, which currently underpins the Mini Cooper, BMW X1 and the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer...


2017 Honda Civic Type R confirmed for Geneva
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2017 Honda Civic Type R confirmed for Geneva

The hotly-anticipated 2017 Honda Civic Type R has been confirmed for a production debut at this year's Geneva motor show next month. Honda has confirmed this week that it will present the production version of its upcoming hot hatch – not the concept we've already seen – at the Geneva event which runs in early March...


CarAdvice podcast 40: 2017 VW Golf GTI review
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CarAdvice podcast 40: 2017 VW Golf GTI review

Right from the CarAdvice Melbourne office couch, Mandy and Mike Costello bring you the latest car news, including the Hyundai i30 N official details revealed, BMW demands Australian government for EV support, 2017 Pagani Huayra Roadster unveiled, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross name confirmed for new ASX companion and GM could sell Opel to PSA...


Great Wall Steed cab-chassis coming
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Great Wall Steed cab-chassis coming

Great Wall Australia is still on track to introduce a cheaper single-cab-chassis version of the Steed ute before the end of 2017. It is expected that the Steed cab-chassis will come in both 110kW/310Nm 2.0-litre turbo-diesel 4x4 and 100kW/205Nm 2.4-litre petrol 4x2 configurations...


Italdesign launches new brand for short run production vehicles
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Italdesign launches new brand for short run production vehicles

Italdesign's new Italdesign Automobili Speciali brand will make its official debut at the Geneva motor show in March. The new brand and logo will be used on future "ultra low series production, aimed at a number of selected collectors". Featuring a stylised bull's head, the logo is a link to the company's roots in the Italian city of Turin, which features four bulls on its flag...


'SUVs' have jumped the shark
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'SUVs' have jumped the shark

When it comes to proliferating the increasingly erroneous notion that SUVs deserve their own category, I’m more culpable than most. But swallowing one’s pride and changing one’s mind is easy, if you want it to be. Guys, we need to consider not separating ‘SUVs’ and ‘passenger’ cars any more, in some cases at least, because the lines are blurred to the point of imperceptibility...


2018 Hyundai Accent sedan revealed  in Toronto
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2018 Hyundai Accent sedan revealed in Toronto

The all-new 2018 Hyundai Accent sedan has been revealed this week at the Canadian motor show in Toronto. Like the current car, the Accent will be offered in both hatchback and sedan bodies, though the new model is longer and wider than its predecessor in both forms, while also offering more space between the axles...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017

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...