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Proton, Lotus up for sale; Peugeot-Citroen, Renault, Suzuki interested - report
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Proton, Lotus up for sale; Peugeot-Citroen, Renault, Suzuki interested - report

Proton and Lotus, both owned by Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom, are reportedly being shopped around to rival automakers. Insider sources have told Reuters that DRB-Hicom has recently sent out partnership proposals to 20 automakers. So far, three car companies have shown interest: Renault, Suzuki, and the PSA Group, which consists of Peugeot, Citroen and DS...


Matt LeBlanc to host next two Top Gear seasons
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Matt LeBlanc to host next two Top Gear seasons

Matt LeBlanc will host the next two seasons of Top Gear, the BBC has confirmed. In a statement announcing details about season 24, which starts next year, the BBC confirmed that "LeBlanc will be joined by Chris Harris and Rory Reid, with regular appearances from Eddie Jordan, Sabine Schmitz and The Stig". Both Harris and Reid will continue hosting the spin-off show Extra Gear as well...


2016 Paris motor show: what to expect - UPDATE
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2016 Paris motor show: what to expect - UPDATE

It's the oldest motor show in the world, having first launched as a combined event for cycling, sports, and the exciting new world of automobiles. No surprise, then, that the biennial Paris motor show - "Mondial de l'Automobile" in the French - is also one of the biggest on the international calendar and a focus point for the most extravagant concepts and new-model unveilings...


Name Your Car Day: Sunday October 2, 2016
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Name Your Car Day: Sunday October 2, 2016

Cars are a part of our life, every day and in every way. We name our children, our pets, our body parts – and yes, sometimes our cars. (Alright, quite often our cars!) In the CarAdvice.com office, Name Your Car Day is one of our favourite days of the year – alongside Donut Day, of course. On Sunday, October 2 we'll be celebrating this special occasion, and we want everyone to get involved...


BMW Z4 successor spied at the Nurburgring, cabin glimpsed
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BMW Z4 successor spied at the Nurburgring, cabin glimpsed

BMW’s Z4 roadster replacement has been caught by our spy photographers making its Nurburgring debut as the development nears its completion. We’ve previously seen it undergoing cold weather snow testing. This time, we’ve also scored a glimpse inside the new BMW soft-top’s cabin, which appears to show a more conservative approach than that used on the now-dead Z4...


Ferrari GTC4 Lusso V8 targeting Porsche and Bentley buyers
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Ferrari GTC4 Lusso V8 targeting Porsche and Bentley buyers

Ferrari is looking to attract a different buyer to the brand with the announcement of the V8-powered GTC4 Lusso T shooting brake. Speaking with CarAdvice at the Australia launch of the Ferrari 488 Spider, Ferrari Australasia CEO Herbert Appleroth said “the V8 customer is a completely different buyer to the V12”. “A V8 turbo buyer is a lot younger”, said Appleroth...


2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta detailed ahead of October debut: Super, Veloce badges return
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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta detailed ahead of October debut: Super, Veloce badges return

Initial pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta range has been revealed ahead of the new hatch’s Australian launch in October. Starting at $29,900 plus on-road costs (+$900) for the entry-level Giulietta Super variant, the updated range receives revised styling treatments, upgraded equipment levels along with higher-quality interior trims and finishes...


2017 Holden Astra preliminary specs and pricing revealed, on sale in December - UPDATE
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2017 Holden Astra preliminary specs and pricing revealed, on sale in December - UPDATE

UPDATE: Holden has released official pricing and further details for the 2017 Astra range. See bottom of article for details The first details on what to expect from the 2017 Holden Astra range have been revealed on the company's website...


Hyundai i30 N spotted testing in Austria
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Hyundai i30 N spotted testing in Austria

Hyundai's first genuine hot hatch, the forthcoming i30 N, has been spotted by CarAdvice while undergoing performance testing at the famous Grossglockner High Alpine Mountain Road in Austria. CarAdvice's Curt Dupriez, currently holidaying in Europe, was on hand to snap this pic of Hyundai's performance hatch which is due to go on sale in 2017...


Infiniti Q60 convertible off the table
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Infiniti Q60 convertible off the table

Infiniti has no plans to produce a convertible version of its slick and stylised new 2017 Q60 coupe to rival the BMW 4 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Hong Kong-based luxury car brand said this week that it was focused on making the Q60 hardtop a radical departure from its previous two iterations. Reading between the lines, the business case for a soft-top didn’t stack up...


2018 Audi S7 spied
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2018 Audi S7 spied

The Audi S7 has been spied on and around the Nurburgring in Germany. This is not the first time that the second-generation A7 has been photographed ahead of its debut that's likely to take place next year. Unlike the first set of photos, which were rather blurry as they were taken from a long distance away, these latest pictures are in crystal clear high definition...


2017 Kia Rondo facelift unveiled - UPDATE
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2017 Kia Rondo facelift unveiled - UPDATE

Update - Kia's local arm has confirmed details for the Australian-market Rondo update will be announced in the coming weeks. See article for details. The facelifted Kia Rondo has been revealed and detailed ahead of its public unveiling at the 2016 Paris motor show...


BMW M2 CS reported with M4 twin-turbo power boost
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BMW M2 CS reported with M4 twin-turbo power boost

As if BMW’s stunning M2 wasn’t already potent enough, speculation out of Germany is hinting at even more powerful M2 in the near future. German news outlet bimmertoday is reporting a 400 horsepower M2 is being developed, due for release in 2018. Dubbed the M2 CS (not CSL) it’s understood the pocket M-car will receive a makeover, courtesy of its bigger M3 and M4 brothers...


Formula E will hold first open-wheel race in New York City in 2017
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Formula E will hold first open-wheel race in New York City in 2017

The all-electric Formula E championship will hold its first race in New York City during its 2016/2017 season. Although the track for the race resembles a street circuit, the temporary circuit actually doesn't touch public roads and is fully enclosed within Pier 11 and the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal...


Infiniti’s designers hold sway over its engineers
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Infiniti’s designers hold sway over its engineers

As a relative minnow in the world of luxury cars, Infiniti needs to embody a point of difference. And the Hong Kong-based subsidiary of Nissan appears to have a design-led development approach that provides precisely that...