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2017 Ford Fiesta ST spied at the Nurburgring
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2017 Ford Fiesta ST spied at the Nurburgring

The next-generation Ford Fiesta has been spied again, this time at the Nurburgring. However, this particular prototype is mooted to be a hotter 2017 Fiesta ST variant. With the standard Fiesta test vehicle snapped a fortnight ago in the European Alps, this prototype has a large, visible intercooler behind the front bumper - in addition to the Nurburgring setting behind it - which hints at a forced-induction, high-performance Fiesta ST...


2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo leaked ahead of debut next week
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2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo leaked ahead of debut next week

Although the world certainly hasn't been left wanting for teasers and spy photos of the second-generation Porsche Panamera, undisguised photos were leaked onto the internet overnight, and give us our clearest look yet at the next-gen model. These latest images, which we initially found via Motor1, show the exterior and parts of the interior of the new Panamera Turbo in showroom-ready trim...


Volkswagen to settle 'dieselgate' claim with US government for $13.8 billion - report
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Volkswagen to settle 'dieselgate' claim with US government for $13.8 billion - report

A new report indicates that the Volkswagen is close to agreeing a US$10.2 billion ($13.8 billion) deal with the US government to settle the 'dieselgate' emissions tests cheating scandal. Two sources have told the Associated Press that the Volkswagen Group has reached a tentative agreement with various government agencies, and that full details of the settlement will be announced on Tuesday (US time) by San Francisco district court judge Charles Breyer...


2017 Subaru Levorg pricing and specifications
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2017 Subaru Levorg pricing and specifications

The all-new 2017 Subaru Levorg has launched in Australia with a starting price of $42,990 (before on-road costs) for the base GT model, and $52,890 (before on-road costs) for the top of the range GT-S Spec B. All three Subaru Levorg variants are powered by the same engine and drivetrain as the current WRX - a 2...


'Car brands on notice', ANCAP boss says: Greater steps needed to improve road safety
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'Car brands on notice', ANCAP boss says: Greater steps needed to improve road safety

The head of the Australian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has said that "all car brands should be on notice from today", following the audit crash test of Kia's Picanto micro car. ANCAP chief executive officer, James Goodwin, told CarAdvice that brands should not be surprised to learn that more surprise crash tests could be on the cards...


Dodge Viper production to end in 2017 with five heritage editions
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Dodge Viper production to end in 2017 with five heritage editions

American car maker Dodge has confirmed it will stop producing its Viper supercar in a year’s time, also celebrating the nameplate’s 25th anniversary. To commemorate the final year of the ‘snake’ and its 25th anniversary, the company has revealed five special editions that also pay tribute to some of the Viper’s most iconic offerings of years past...


2018 Ford Mustang: 10-speed auto details surface online
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2018 Ford Mustang: 10-speed auto details surface online

It appears earlier reports that an updated 2018 Ford Mustang will launch with a 10-speed automatic transmission option are true, if this latest leak is any indication. Following reports last year that the Mustang will swap its current six-speed auto option for a 10-cog self-shifter, the transmission has appeared on Microcat, the online database that Ford dealers use to look up parts for its vehicles...


2017 Mini Countryman E: plug-in hybrid SUV details leaked
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2017 Mini Countryman E: plug-in hybrid SUV details leaked

A new report provides details and images of the Mini Countryman E, the brand's first plug-in hybrid, which will be based on the second-generation Countryman. Motoringfile has obtained, through unspecified means, photos and details about Mini's first electric vehicle since the Mini E that was based on the second-generation Mini hatch...


Volkswagen AG details plan for cleaner future, as shareholder meeting turns acrimonious
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Volkswagen AG details plan for cleaner future, as shareholder meeting turns acrimonious

Volkswagen AG says it will fit particulate filters to petrol engines, advocates independent emissions testing on its cars, and wants to be a leader in vehicle electrification and vehicle autonomy. But key shareholders remain furious over dieselgate...


2016 Skoda Octavia pricing and specifications
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2016 Skoda Octavia pricing and specifications

The updated 2016 Skoda Octavia wagon and sedan range has arrived in Australia, bolstering the Czech company’s value offering even further. Fresh off the back of a record sales month in May, the revised Skoda Octavia offering adds up to $4300 worth of claimed extra specification for recommended retail price increases of as little as $500, or $1000 on a drive-away basis...


ANCAP: Kia Picanto crashed locally in response to overseas results - UPDATE
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ANCAP: Kia Picanto crashed locally in response to overseas results - UPDATE

UPDATE: Images of the crash test performed by ANCAP have been released. You can see the image below (white car) and in the Photos tab. The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has undertaken an audit test on the Kia Picanto at Sydney's Crashlab facility after alarming crash test results from the related ASEAN NCAP crash testing body...


2016 Mini Carbon Edition: JCW-inspired special on sale in Australia - UPDATE
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2016 Mini Carbon Edition: JCW-inspired special on sale in Australia - UPDATE

Update - A spokesperson for Mini confirmed that not all 40 Mini Carbon Editions have been sold yet, see bottom of article for other details. The limited-run Mini Carbon Edition has been revealed, giving the five-door Mini Cooper S Hatch a look inspired by the John Cooper Works (JCW) variant, along with a small power bump...


2017 Mazda 3 first to get new G-Vectoring technology with mid-life refresh
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2017 Mazda 3 first to get new G-Vectoring technology with mid-life refresh

When the refreshed 2017 Mazda 3 lands in Australia later this year, it will be the first model from the Japanese manufacturer to feature all-new G-Vectoring Control (GVC) technology. CarAdvice recently tested the new technology at a test day at Laguna Seca in California - stay tuned for the full story in the coming days...


2017 McLaren 570S Sprint unveiled ahead of Goodwood debut
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2017 McLaren 570S Sprint unveiled ahead of Goodwood debut

The McLaren 570S Sprint has been revealed ahead of its official debut at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed, which starts tomorrow. A track-only vehicle, the 570S Sprint was developed alongside the 570S GT4, which was unveiled in March. While the two share many elements in common, the Sprint isn't homologated for any racing series, although a GT4 compliance pack is available as an optional extra...


2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Coupe: production version revealed - UPDATE
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2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Coupe: production version revealed - UPDATE

Update - A spokesperson from Aston Martin has confirmed that two or three Vanquish Zagato Coupes will be coming to the Australasia region, however they couldn't confirm how many are coming to Australia specifically. Keep a sharp eye out for one next year when deliveries commence...