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GM confident Chevrolet Volt will succeed
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GM confident Chevrolet Volt will succeed

With Toyota and GM both working overtime to deliver the world's first Lithium Ion powered hybrid, the old General might just win the race with the Chevrolet Volt. GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz told reported on Monday that he is confident GM will deliver the all-electric Chevrolet Volt by 2010, as is in the final stages of announcing a supplier for the vehicle's controversial battery...


2008 Renault Laguna First Steer
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2008 Renault Laguna First Steer

Like all things French the all-new Renault Laguna is a little idiosyncratic – but also like all things European these days it’s being launched on the Australian market with diesel power first – petrol will come later. - David Twomey The initial offerings on the Australian market will be the 2...


Top Gear USA hosts announced, UK return
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Top Gear USA hosts announced, UK return

The Colonial invasion is complete with Top Gear USA also having finally decided on a trio to take the reigns of the American edition. As expected, comedian Adam Carolla will head up the cast, joined by his fellow hosts Tanner Foust and Eric Stromer. Adam Carolla is probably best known for his radio show, and appearance on TV shows such as Crank Yankers and Family Guy...


2009 Holden Commodore range preview
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2009 Holden Commodore range preview

GM Holden has unveiled the first of what is sure to be many images resulting from a mid-life update to the VE Commodore range, beginning with the new MY09 VE Omega. The full range is expected to make its debut later this year or early 2009, however this may be thrown awry by the recent announcement of alternative fuel developments...


Honda FCX Clarity - A fuel cell car you can drive to work now!
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Honda FCX Clarity - A fuel cell car you can drive to work now!

"It’s a big day for Honda in Japan and an even bigger day for the automotive world, as their first ever production hydrogen fuel cell car came off the line today" - Anthony Crawford Zero emissions, hydrogen fuel cell powered Honda FCX Clarity, a dead set reality...


HSV Tourer details emerge
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HSV Tourer details emerge

New details have emerged surrounding the recently announced HSV Tourer based on the soon-to-be released Holden Commodore Sportwagon. At this point it seems there will be two models available in the Touring line-up - the aformentioned R8 Tourer as well as a high-end Senator Estate, each carrying a $1,000 premium over their sedan counterparts...


Mazda "crosswinds" concept car
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Mazda "crosswinds" concept car

Mazda will present an all-new show car at this year's Moscow International Automobile Salon. The concept is a sporty, compact crossover SUV designed especially for the Russian market. The Moscow show car is the latest concept to be developed using the new design direction called Nagare - following in the footsteps of Nagare, Ryuga, Hakaze, Taiki and Furai...


Lotus GT series return with Exige GT4
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Lotus GT series return with Exige GT4

The Lotus brand builds some of the quickest, lightest and most nimble cars on the planet - and those are just the ones for the road. Lotus Australia has announced that it has just acquired the first allocation of four race specification Lotus Exige GT4 cars in readiness for the 2009 GT Championship...


2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Anniversary Edition Review
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2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Anniversary Edition Review

2008 VW New Beetle Anniversary Edition Review & Road Test Who said black and white was boring? Model Tested: 2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Anniversary Edition 1...


Chevrolet Camaro Convertible preview
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Chevrolet Camaro Convertible preview

The new Chevrolet Camaro already has a place in the Australian market if GM ever decide to sell it locally, filling the void left by the Monaro's departure. However unlike stillborn Monaro concepts of the past, Chevrolet has revealed a sneak peek of the new pre-production Camaro Convertible...


Jaguar XJ Diesel still Britain’s Greenest Luxury car
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Jaguar XJ Diesel still Britain’s Greenest Luxury car

“For a proper luxury car to achieve 1000.2 miles (1609kms) on a single tank of diesel is simply remarkable. It’s enough to make you want to buy one” -Anthony Crawford The 2.7-litre diesel engine in the XJ series is a robust powerplant which can move the car along rapidly if need be, but at the same time, is capable of achieving a mind-blowing 53...


2009 Skoda Fabia Super 2000
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2009 Skoda Fabia Super 2000

“Two time world rally champion Carlos Sainz tests the red hot Skoda Fabia Super 2000” - Anthony Crawford It wouldn’t surprise me one bit if the Skoda Fabia becomes the best selling Skoda car in Australia, when it finally gets here. The new Fabia is a great looking small car. Very chic and very Euro and perfect for these high priced petrol times...


2009 Cadillac CTS-V
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2009 Cadillac CTS-V

“At just under 4.0 seconds from 0-100km/h and a 12 second quarter-mile, Cadillac’s CTS-V is the world’s fastest production sedan and we can't get enough of it” - Anthony Crawford With 415 kW and a crazy good 747 Nm torque at 3800rpm, a stock standard CTS-V running factory-spec road tyres demolished the world’s most dangerous race track known as Nurburgring, or “The Ring” as known by enthusiasts, in the stunning time of 7: 59...


Audi adds to its A5 Coupe line up
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Audi adds to its A5 Coupe line up

Audi has added a second variant to its A5 Coupe range this month with the arrival of the A5 3.2 FSI quattro tiptronic to join its current multitronic stablemate. This latest A5 variant is powered by the same 3.2-litre V6 engine offering maximum power of 195kW at 6,500rpm and 330Nm of torque from 3,000 – 5,000rpm...


2009 BMW M3 facelift spy photos
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2009 BMW M3 facelift spy photos

The disguising is almost gone, and now it’s clear: the midlife facelift prepared for the BMW 3‑series saloon and estate will be given to the M3 as well – even to the four-door variant snapped here. The front fascia will be slightly re-designed with a new bumper, modified fog lights and a differently sculpted bonnet...