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2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence available in Australia: $172,200 starting price for super-luxe SUV
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2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence available in Australia: $172,200 starting price for super-luxe SUV

The 2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence is now available to order in Australia, starting at $172,200 plus on-road costs. Volvo's uber-luxe SUV is the new flagship model in the XC90 family, which previously topped by the T8 R-Design variant, which kicks off at $122,950 plus on-roads...


Nissan Tsuru v Nissan Versa: Global NCAP crash test demonstrates concerns in developing markets
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Nissan Tsuru v Nissan Versa: Global NCAP crash test demonstrates concerns in developing markets

International crash-testing authority Global NCAP has conducted its car-to-car crash test between two equivalent models from the US and Mexican markets - and the results are alarming. From the States is the 2016 Nissan Versa (formerly sold here as the Almera), the most affordable Nissan sedan sold in the US...


2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom spied without false body panels
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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom spied without false body panels

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has been spied again doing testing on public roads in Germany. Although it’s wrapped head to toe in camouflage, this latest prototype doesn’t feature the false body panels, or temporary head- and tail-light units, that were attached to earlier development vehicles, including the car spotted back in June...


Subaru parent FHI kills industrial business to focus on automotive
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Subaru parent FHI kills industrial business to focus on automotive

We had our first hint when the company changed its name earlier this year, but now it's official: Subaru’s parent company Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) has announced it will kill off its industrial products business in order to focus on the Japanese car brand...


Mercedes-AMG GT sedan coming to rival Panamera - report
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Mercedes-AMG GT sedan coming to rival Panamera - report

Mercedes-AMG is planning to reveal a new performance sedan as part of its 50th birthday celebrations next year, a new report out of the UK suggests. According to Autocar, the new ‘Vision’ concept will debut at a series of events next year, and will spawn a new four-door sports car dubbed ‘GT 4’ due for release in 2019...


Jaguar F-Pace bringing more female buyers to the brand
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Jaguar F-Pace bringing more female buyers to the brand

Jaguar Australia says the introduction of its first-ever SUV, the F-Pace, has seen a major shakeup of its traditionally male-dominated ownership structure for the British brand. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the new and also female-buyer-friendly Range Rover Evoque Convertible, the boss of Jaguar Land Rover Australia, Matt Wiesner, said the F-Pace has done exactly as the brand had hoped it would...


CarAdvice podcast 28: 2018 Toyota Camry spied, Mercedes AMG CLA45 review, MotorWorld, and be on the CarAdvice podcast panel!
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CarAdvice podcast 28: 2018 Toyota Camry spied, Mercedes AMG CLA45 review, MotorWorld, and be on the CarAdvice podcast panel!

Paul, James and Dave bring you the latest in the world of car news this week! With a trio like that, we apologise in advance if it's the worst episode you've ever heard. The team talk about the 2018 Toyota Camry being spied this week, M...


Ten cars that flew off dealer lots in October
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Ten cars that flew off dealer lots in October

It was a bit of a flat sales month in October according the latest VFACTS data, a comprehensive CarAdvice dissection of which you can read here. But there were a number of models that had massive sales success compared to October 2015, be it a result of discounting, marketing, updates/new-generation launches or a combination of each...


Volvo S90 Excellence, S90 L revealed in China
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Volvo S90 Excellence, S90 L revealed in China

Swedish manufacturer Volvo has revealed two new versions of its S90 sedan aimed at the Chinese market, the uber-luxe S90 Excellence and long-wheelbase S90 L. Both models will be built at the company’s manufacturing facility in Daqing, China, and exported globally. Volvo says the new S90 models showcase the company’s credentials as a premium car maker...


Lotus Evora 410 Australian pricing revealed: $199,990 start point for most powerful model on sale
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Lotus Evora 410 Australian pricing revealed: $199,990 start point for most powerful model on sale

Australian pricing for the Lotus Evora Sport 410 has been revealed, starting at $199,990 plus on-road costs when equipped with the six-speed manual. Kicking off at a smidgen under $200,000 (though the six-speed auto is $209,990), the Evora Sport 410 is $15,000 more than the previous Evora 400 range-topper, with the new car bringing more power with a track-driving bent...


2015-16 Iveco Daily recalled for parking brake fixe
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2015-16 Iveco Daily recalled for parking brake fixe

Iveco Trucks has issued a recall for its Daily vehicles sold during 2015 and 2016 over concerns the parking brake could fail. According to the manufacturer, it is possible that the eyelet of the secondary cable of the parking brake may break. If the condition occurs, the parking brake will not operate as intended and may cause the vehicle to roll away, potentially causing an accident...


October 2016 VFACTS: New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed
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October 2016 VFACTS: New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed

A pair of light commercial vehicles, the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger, topped the charts in a fairly flat October, today’s industry car sales revealed. VFACTS figures revealed today reported that 93,357 new vehicles were sold last month, down 1 per cent over October 2015. Annual sales are still on record pace despite this blip, up 2.4 per cent to 980,433...


2017 Audi A5, S5 Cabriolets revealed
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2017 Audi A5, S5 Cabriolets revealed

The second-generation 2017 Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolets have been revealed this week, joining the Coupe and Sportback bodies in the line-up. While the new car looks very similar to the model that preceded it, the new A5 and S5 Cabriolets wear a sharper and more angular design that has already been adopted by their Coupe and Sportback siblings, along with other new-generation models in the company’s new-generation range including the A4, Q5, Q7, TT and R8...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 4, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 4, 2016

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...


Weekend Deals on Wheels for November 5
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Weekend Deals on Wheels for November 5

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...