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2014-16 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk recalled for wheel spats fix
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2014-16 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk recalled for wheel spats fix

Jeep has issued a recall for 1705 of its 2014-2016 model-year ‘KL’ Cherokee Trailhawk SUVs over concerns some vehicles may not have been installed with wheel flare protection spats. According to the manufacturer, the affected Cherokees have left the factory without the spats installed. As a result, these vehicles do not comply with Australian Design Rule 42/04 - General Safety Equipment...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 9, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 9, 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 September 10
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Weekend Deals on Wheels for September 10

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. Haggle hard, and happy shopping...


2017 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid unveiled, Australian order books open
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2017 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid unveiled, Australian order books open

The 2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid has been revealed ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month, serving as the new entry point into the range. Starting at $242,600 plus on-road costs, the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is over $60,000 cheaper than the twin-turbo V6 Panamera 4S revealed in June. Porsche’s new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) teams a 243kW/450Nm 2...


2017 Hyundai i30 five-door will be the first model in an extended range
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2017 Hyundai i30 five-door will be the first model in an extended range

In Frankfurt for a media preview of the new 2017 Hyundai i30 ahead of its public release at the Paris motor show next month, CarAdvice learned that the five-door vehicle we saw will be only one part of an 'extended family', according to Hyundai representatives. Among those new family members will be a wagon, and what could be a more fastback coupe-like version of the hatch...


2017 BMW 5 Series sedan spied showing more skin
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2017 BMW 5 Series sedan spied showing more skin

The upcoming next-generation BMW 5 Series sedan has been spotted with significantly less camouflage than earlier prototypes. Like the wagon that was captured a few days ago, these latest sedan prototypes no longer features disguising tape over the bonnet, roof, sills, and the lower portion of the rear bumper...


Lexus UX Concept: rear revealed, full debut coming in Paris
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Lexus UX Concept: rear revealed, full debut coming in Paris

The Lexus UX Concept has been confirmed as one of the brand's stars for the Paris motor show, with an official unveiling scheduled for the end of this month. To go along with today's announcement, Lexus Europe issued a single photo of the car's rear profile. As with recent Lexus vehicles, the UX Concept features a heavily creased, origami-inspired body...


2017 Holden Trailblazer pricing and specs: Seven-seat off-roader gets facelift, big updates
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2017 Holden Trailblazer pricing and specs: Seven-seat off-roader gets facelift, big updates

Pricing and specifications for the 2017 Holden Trailblazer range have been revealed, before the new off-roader goes on sale in October. Starting at $47,990 plus on-road costs, the Trailblazer range (formerly Colorado 7) has shrunk from three variants to two, with the only price adjustment being a small $250 increase on the top-spec LTZ model, which is now priced at $52,490 plus on-roads...


2017 Nissan X-Trail facelift spied in US commercial
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2017 Nissan X-Trail facelift spied in US commercial

The 2017 Nissan X-Trail may have been revealed this week, featuring in an advertisement from the US. Known in the States as the Nissan Rogue, the updated SUV features in the company’s ‘Heisman House’ campaign, alongside a Maxima, Altima and Titan pick-up...


Toyota HiLux versus Ford Ranger, the great Australian rivalry
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Toyota HiLux versus Ford Ranger, the great Australian rivalry

As far as Australian automotive head-to-heads go, it’s hard to think of one more significant (or potentially parochial) than the Ford Ranger versus the Toyota HiLux. These two icons of industry have come to define the lifestyle ute battle in Australia, which is now one of the three biggest market segments by volume alongside small cars and medium-sized SUVs...


2017 Hyundai i30 is the company's new "DNA car" for the future
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2017 Hyundai i30 is the company's new "DNA car" for the future

Hyundai's Vice President of Marketing, Jochen Sengpiehl, told CarAdvice this week that the all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 was developed to be the brand's "DNA car". In Frankfurt for an in-the-metal preview of the new i30, CarAdvice got a strong sense of where Hyundai's hierarchy sees the South Korean manufacturer heading over the next decade...


2017 Audi Q5 to feature Australian design and engineering input
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2017 Audi Q5 to feature Australian design and engineering input

With SUV sales booming locally, it's Audi's Q5 that continues to be a sales winner for the company. The new Q5 is just around the corner and according to Audi, the local team has had input into the vehicle's design and engineering requirements. Speaking with CarAdvice at the recent launch of the Audi A4 Allroad, Audi Australia managing director Andrew Doyle said that Australia's input has helped contribute to the new Q5...


2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC pricing and specs
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2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications have been revealed for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC range, which replaces the SLK in the brand’s line-up. The SLC - an upgraded and facelifted version of the SLK it replaces - is available in four variants: the SLC180, SLC200, SLC300 and AMG SLC43...


2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S revealed ahead of Paris debut
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2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S revealed ahead of Paris debut

The Bentley Flying Spur W12 S has been revealed overnight ahead of its debut at the Paris motor show next month. The new Flying Spur W12 S has a more powerful version of the company's 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 engine, now pumping out 467kW of power and 820Nm of torque, with peak torque available from 2000rpm...


Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles
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Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles

Forza Horizon 3 is one of the most anticipated video games to be released this year, and – thanks to Xbox – CarAdvice got a sneak preview of the game and some one-on-one time with one of the key people behind it, all while taking in the gorgeous views and divine roads of Victoria's surf coast in a selection of performance-car perfection...