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2017 Genesis G70 spied testing: Hyundai's luxury mid-sizer sneaks out
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2017 Genesis G70 spied testing: Hyundai's luxury mid-sizer sneaks out

Hyundai's anticipated 2017 Genesis G70 sedan, confirmed late last year, has made its first public appearance - albeit in heavy camouflage. Announced in November, the G70 will be the second new model in Hyundai's offshoot Genesis brand, joining the existing large Genesis car - now called G80 - and the new limo-sized G90 unveiled in December...


2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport priced for October launch: Ingenium diesel, new infotainment
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2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport priced for October launch: Ingenium diesel, new infotainment

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport has been announced for Australia, with initial details revealed ahead of the updated range’s launch in October. Headlining the updates is the introduction of Jaguar Land Rover’s new ‘Ingenium’ 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine, which replaces the 2.2-litre unit...


2017 BMW 5 Series GT spied inside and out
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2017 BMW 5 Series GT spied inside and out

The second-generation BMW 5 Series GT has once again been caught by spy photographers, but this time around they've managed to snap a photo of its interior. Compared to the 5 Series GT prototype spotted in November 2015, this latest unit wears pretty much the same amount of camouflage, although it is now fitted with production-ready headlamp and tail-light units...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 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...


2017 Skoda Kodiaq seven-seat SUV revealed, Australian launch due next year
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2017 Skoda Kodiaq seven-seat SUV revealed, Australian launch due next year

The long-awaited 2017 Skoda Kodiaq five- and seven-seat SUV has finally been revealed, with the boxy Czech hauler cutting a sharp figure in production guise. Although notably different from the Skoda Vision S concept model that preceded it, the model is indeed the one we saw in those leaked images posted a few weeks back...


Nissan Australia boss acknowledges importance of sporting past
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Nissan Australia boss acknowledges importance of sporting past

Aside from GT-R and the ageing 370Z, there’s little doubt that Nissan’s sporting offerings are, at best, slim. Gone are the days of the sporty Pulsar, the S14 and S15 200SX - vehicles that had cult-like status through the 1990s and early 2000s, bolstered by hot low-volume JDM versions, which reached Australia...


Australia’s first autonomous bus hits the road in Perth
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Australia’s first autonomous bus hits the road in Perth

The Royal Auto Club (RAC) Intellibus has taken its first drive on Australian roads, commencing its trial in South Perth this week. Based on the NAVYA Arma, Australia’s first fully driverless and electric shuttle bus will carry passengers along South Perth Esplanade between the Old Mill, near Narrows Bridge, and Sir James Mitchell Park...


Nissan Navara SUV would be welcome in Australia
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Nissan Navara SUV would be welcome in Australia

We’ve seen the spy shots and there’s no doubt that there is interest around the world in Nissan launching a Navara-based SUV, but would such an offering ever make it to Australia? “I would say that head office is still tossing that up,” Nissan Australia Managing Director and CEO Richard Emery told CarAdvice at the recent launch of the 2017 GT-R...


2017 Nissan GT-R pricing and specs: Godzilla gets more power, styling tweaks
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2017 Nissan GT-R pricing and specs: Godzilla gets more power, styling tweaks

The facelifted 2017 Nissan GT-R launches in Australia with pricing that has crept up by around 10 per cent across the board, but with a more premium interior and subtle exterior enhancements. Three models will be available from launch comprising the Premium Edition, which starts from $189,000 plus on-road costs, the Premium Edition with Luxury Trim, which starts from $195,000 plus on-road costs and lastly the Track Edition Engineered by Nismo, which starts from $227,000 plus on road costs...


2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet pricing and specs: Topless two-door due in October
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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet pricing and specs: Topless two-door due in October

Local pricing for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet range has been announced before it hits showrooms in October. Starting at $85,900 for the base C200 and topping out at $179,900 for the twin-turbo V8 Mercedes-AMG C63 variant plus on-road costs, commanding a premium of between $14,000 and $20,000 over the equivalent C-Class Coupe, depending on the model...


Hyundai Australia celebrates 30 years with Santa Fe, Tucson: V6 returns to Santa Fe for new special
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Hyundai Australia celebrates 30 years with Santa Fe, Tucson: V6 returns to Santa Fe for new special

Hyundai has revealed the Tucson and Santa Fe  ‘30’ Special Editions, celebrating the brand’s 30th anniversary in Australia. Limited to just 300 examples of each model, the pair of special editions bring additional equipment, styling and engine upgrades over their base cars...


2017 Kia Rio revealed, Australian debut due first-quarter next year
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2017 Kia Rio revealed, Australian debut due first-quarter next year

The wraps have come off the 2017 Kia Rio five-door hatch today, a month out from its global debut at this year's Paris motor show. For this all-new generation of Rio, Kia has returned its light hatch to a more conventional two-box design, moving closer to the traditional hatch shape...


Porsche Macan Turbo with Performance Package detailed, Australian order books open
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Porsche Macan Turbo with Performance Package detailed, Australian order books open

Australian order books for the 2016 Porsche Macan Turbo with Performance Package opened today ahead of first deliveries in March 2017. The new Porsche Macan flagship variant builds on the already dynamic Macan Turbo, further blurring the lines between sports cars and SUVs. The Macan Turbo with Performance Package gets an uprated 3...


Holden facing its greatest challenge: transformation
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Holden facing its greatest challenge: transformation

Change is always hard, but it is made harder when the whole country is watching. Speaking with CarAdvice last night, Holden managing director Mark Bernhard said that the cessation of vehicle and engine production from October 2016, and the transition of the brand from manufacturer to importer, is the greatest challenge faced by the Lion in its 160-year history...


Mercedes-AMG F1 team working on new hybrid hypercar – report
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Mercedes-AMG F1 team working on new hybrid hypercar – report

The Mercedes-AMG Formula One team is working on a new hypercar to take on the upcoming Aston Martin AM-RB 001, according to a new report. In an article by the UK’s Evo magazine, a source “within the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team” has confirmed that the hypercar is in its final stages of design before the company commences development...