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2008 Jeep Cherokee range
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2008 Jeep Cherokee range

The Jeep Cherokee is one of the few 4x4's to maintain its off road heritage ahead of the growing trend toward the urban SUV. The all-new 2008 Jeep Cherokee now comes standard with an all-new full-time four-wheel-drive and Jeep-engineered hill descent control systems. As before, the 2008 Jeep Cherokee will be offered in two models - Jeep Cherokee Sport and Jeep Cherokee Limited...


South African exports of Holden Ute to continue
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South African exports of Holden Ute to continue

Holden announced yesterday that it will export the VE ute to South Africa which continues a five year trend of ute exports to that country. Although the ute will be re-badges as a Chevy Lumina SS, the specifications are almost identical to our own SS-V. “The ute is the only vehicle of its kind available in South Africa and has a tremendous appeal amongst a set group of buyers” GM South Africa Marketing Manager Des Fenner says...


2008 Lotus Exige S power boost
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2008 Lotus Exige S power boost

The Lotus Exige S has received a major performance upgrade for 2008, making this already potent track weapon an even more efficient giant killer. Despite eagerly competing in supercar territory, the ultra-lightweight and nimble 2007 Lotus Exige S performance figures stack up on paper not too far behind your average family sedan...


Full Throttle in a Bugatti Veyron
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Full Throttle in a Bugatti Veyron

Day one of the Car Advice supercar odyssey began with an official tour of the Bugatti factory and a quick drive. There is much to say here and we will get to that in detail when we get back, but there is nothing more unbelievable than seeing and walking around the factory that makes the world's best, fastest and most expensive car...


Bugatti's Hermes Veyron
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Bugatti's Hermes Veyron

CarAdvice was given a sneak preview today of Bugatti's Geneva Show stopper. We can confirm that the Hermes Veyron does indeed exist, and, in fact, we are the first motoring journalists to see the car in the metal...and carbon fibre. Teaming up with Hermes is a logical step for Bugatti, as the two companies have a long association...


All Italian Car Day
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All Italian Car Day

Photos and words by: Tom Jakovjlevic Talk to your average person in the street, and the word Italy conjures up images of good food, even better wine, brilliant coffee and gorgeous countryside. Maybe even a little bit of soccer if you are so inclined...


Volkswagen Lupo and CrossLupo CGI
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Volkswagen Lupo and CrossLupo CGI

Additional renderings from the Volkswagen stable encompass the revival of the new Lupo city car range - including the standard Lupo and the adventurous CrossLupo mini XUV. Both models will feature a front-drive layout, and to maintain exceptional fuel economy, a selection of small-displacement petrol and diesel engines...


2008 Volkswagen Golf CGI
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2008 Volkswagen Golf CGI

The Volkswagen Golf is arguably the worlds most prolific and versatile hatchback, encompassing variants such as the world's first twin-charged 1.4 TSI, the renowned GTi hot-hatch, and the potent all-paw R32. This particular rendering has been created over an actual spy photo of the 2008 VW Golf, ensuring proportions, lines and placement are highly accurate...


Bugatti Veyron at Melbourne Motor Show
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Bugatti Veyron at Melbourne Motor Show

The world's fastest and most expensive production car - the Bugatti Veyron - will make a very limited and special appearance at the 2008 Melbourne Motor Show. The car which is powered by 16 cylinders and 4 turbochargers produces 736kW and 1250Nm of torque. It goes from 0-100km/h in 2.5 seconds (0-200km/h in 7.3 seconds) and has a top speed of more than 400 km/h...


Speed Kills campaign fails again

It never ceases to amaze me that despite the best intentions of our law-makers, their speed kills attitude to road safety and their hell bent commitment to banning high performance cars, that we still have accidents – almost every night – where people, especially young people are killed doing stupid things in cars...


2008 SsangYong Range
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2008 SsangYong Range

SsangYong today held a press conference in Sydney outlining the brands intentions for 2008 and ahead. The Korean company, which is owned by Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC), only sold 2,123 cars last year but intends to move around 3,500 units this year, having revised its specifications and pricing...


Bentley gets a new Naim
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Bentley gets a new Naim

In a similar vein to what Volvo has done with DynAudio, Bentley has announced that Naim will be its supplier of audio systems for its luxurious range of vehicles. 18-months has been put into the research and fitment of Naim audio products, to the cars from Crewe. We're told that the result is just like being there at a concert...


New TAC ad to air tonight
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New TAC ad to air tonight

New TAC ads featuring the grieving families of fatal road crash victims will air in Victoria tonight. The emotional ad which pleads for motorists to slow down and attacks speeding drivers is the latest installment of the TAC and State Government’s ‘Speed Kills’ campaign...


Full Throttle in Europe - A Supercar Odyssey
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Full Throttle in Europe - A Supercar Odyssey

Full Throttle in Europe - A Supercar Odyssey - Introduction It's 8:30 in the morning and I am sitting at Brisbane's domestic airport waiting for my flight to Sydney. Nothing unusual about that, except that this time I am not just flying down to drive a Murcielago LP640 or an Aston, no, this time, we are going overseas...


Bolwell's new Nagari ready for Melbourne Show
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Bolwell's new Nagari ready for Melbourne Show

Bolwell Car Company has released a new frontal image of its fully finished new Nagari sports car. According to the press release, "the faired-in, four-headlight front end echoes the legendary McLaren F1, while other elements capture the spirit of the best Italian mid-engined exotics." The new Nagari obviously also pays tribute to its 1970's namesake...