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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...


How to be a tightarse behind the wheel: Top tips to help you save fuel... and money
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How to be a tightarse behind the wheel: Top tips to help you save fuel... and money

How would you like to share in more than $8 million every day? That's the staggering amount of money drivers in Australia could collectively save each day, simply by reducing fuel consumption by 10 per cent...


Five controversial car designs of 2016: Help us decide, and win!
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Five controversial car designs of 2016: Help us decide, and win!

Here's the thing about design: it's immensely subjective. If a car rides poorly, or suffers noticeable road noise in the cabin, there's not much of an argument to be had there. It is what it is. (That said, we always find a way...) Styling, though? That's a whole other beast...


Porsche opens $60mil LA Experience Centre with test track: Local arm "absolutely" keen
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Porsche opens $60mil LA Experience Centre with test track: Local arm "absolutely" keen

Following the 2015 launch of its first US-based Experience Centre in Atlanta, Porsche Cars North America has opened its second such centre, the Porsche Experience Centre LA. Located around 20km south of Los Angeles International Airport, the new US$60 million complex encompasses 20 hectares and includes a 6...


Jeep Grand Cherokee a 'natural fit' for Trailhawk off-road capability
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Jeep Grand Cherokee a 'natural fit' for Trailhawk off-road capability

Why would you take an already capable off-road 4WD and make it more off-road capable? That's the case with the soon-to-be-released Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk, which is based upon a Grand Cherokee platform that is bettered only by the Wrangler within the Jeep off-road stable...


2017 Mitsubishi ASX pricing and specs: Styling and kit update touches down
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2017 Mitsubishi ASX pricing and specs: Styling and kit update touches down

The 2017 Mitsubishi ASX is now on sale in Australia, debuting revised styling that first surfaced this time last year for the US market. The only change to the ageing ASX SUV's look is the refreshed front, adopting a version of the 'Dynamic Shield' design already seen on a dozen concepts - along with the new Pajero Sport and the facelifted Outlander...


2018 BMW 6 Series cabrio spied
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2018 BMW 6 Series cabrio spied

The next-generation BMW 6 Series convertible has been spied outside the Nurburgring in Germany. These first photos of the new cabrio come a few weeks after the 2018 6 Series coupe was photographed out on public roads. While we can see that the car's overall proportions won't be too different to today's vehicle, it's hard to discern it's key styling flourishes...


Faraday Future halts construction of US$1 billion car factory due to cash crunch
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Faraday Future halts construction of US$1 billion car factory due to cash crunch

Faraday Future has hit the pause button on its ambitious US$1 billion electric car factory on the outskirts of Las Vegas, Nevada. AECOM, the construction firm responsible for around US$500 million of the work on the new plant, has told Jalopnik that "Faraday Future is temporarily adjusting their construction schedule with plans to resume in early 2017"...


2017 Audi A3 pricing and specs
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2017 Audi A3 pricing and specs

There’s a lot riding on the 2017 Audi A3. The small hatch and sedan range is Audi’s best-selling car in Australia, accounting for 25 per cent of the German brand’s total sales. The A3 is also a market leader, holding the top spot among small cars priced beyond $40,000...


2017 Audi S3 pricing and specs: More power and tech for new hot models
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2017 Audi S3 pricing and specs: More power and tech for new hot models

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Audi S3 range have been revealed, alongside the regular A3 range. Starting at $62,900 plus on-road costs for the S3 Sportback and topping out at $72,000 for the S3 cabriolet, the facelifted hot hatch, sedan and drop-top all see the addition of new equipment, technology, and a slight power bump over the outgoing model...


Jaguar I-Pace: Tesla Model X no benchmark, project boss says
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Jaguar I-Pace: Tesla Model X no benchmark, project boss says

While it might come as a surprise to some, Jaguar says the Tesla Model X wasn’t the benchmark for the development of its all-new I-Pace electric SUV concept, revealed today in Los Angeles. Ian Hoban, Vehicle Line Director, Jaguar Land Rover, is adamant the company did not benchmark Tesla or any other EV manufacturer during the all-out development of its first ever electrically powered SUV...