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2017 Holden Barina RS spied testing in Chevrolet form
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2017 Holden Barina RS spied testing in Chevrolet form

The current sixth-generation Holden Barina may be coming in for its first major facelift, five years into the model’s life cycle. These exclusive photos reveal the light Barina hatch in its overseas Chevrolet Sonic form, decked out in full RS kit with large(ish) multi-spoke alloy wheels, sports exhaust tip and a lowered ride height...


Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 rear-wheel-drive coupe unveiled in Australia
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Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 rear-wheel-drive coupe unveiled in Australia

Feast your eyes on this brand new Italian thoroughbred - it’s the Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2, and it swaps the usual all-wheel drive system for a livelier two-wheel drive set-up. It’s also the first time we’ve seen it in Australia after its global debut at last year’s Los Angeles auto show. Under the engine cover is the same deliciously boisterous 5...


Deals on wheels — March 11
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Deals on wheels — March 11

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at 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. Toyota HiLux WorkMate 4x4 dual-cab Toyota has never really had to discount new-generation HiLuxes much before...


Subaru prototyping mid-engined sports car - report
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Subaru prototyping mid-engined sports car - report

Work has begun on a prototype that could become a new mid-engined successor to the Subaru BRZ, according to a report out of the US this week. The prototype, said to be a response to dealers looking for “something special”, would be worlds away from Subaru’s familiar image. But, then, talk of the BRZ was once viewed in a similar light...


Tesla Model S to go racing in Electric GT World Series, if approved
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Tesla Model S to go racing in Electric GT World Series, if approved

The single-seater Formula E electric racing series could soon be joined by a championship based on real-world production cars, with news that the Electric GT World Series is in the works. The series’ organisers Electric GT Holdings say it will eventually be open to a wide range of track-tweaked EVs, but, for now, it has specified the popular Tesla Model S as the racer of choice...


Jeep Trailcat, Crew Chief 715 and other mean concepts to debut at Easter Safari
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Jeep Trailcat, Crew Chief 715 and other mean concepts to debut at Easter Safari

Jeep will debut seven concept cars at this year's 50th annual Easter Safari at Moab, Utah, which takes place between March 19 and 27. The concept vehicles have been developed for the brand's 75th anniversary and predictably play on the brand's off-road positioning, as well as its military heritage...


2017 Holden Colorado and Colorado 7 getting substantial Australian-developed overhauls
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2017 Holden Colorado and Colorado 7 getting substantial Australian-developed overhauls

The Holden Colorado ute and its Colorado 7 seven-seat off-roader sibling are in line for some very substantial mid-life updates for the 2017 model year, to arrive in Australia later this year. We’re already beginning to see spy images and renderings of both Thai versions, but one thing you can expect from the Holden iterations are less garish, market-specific frontal designs...


2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 4Matic revealed ahead of Australian launch
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2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 4Matic revealed ahead of Australian launch

Just weeks after the official unveiling of its more everyday E-Class siblings, the new 2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 sedan has been unveiled. Confirmed first with CarAdvice at this month's Geneva motor  show, the new large performance sedan follows the mid-sized C43 and the SLC43 roadster to become the third model offered as part of Mercedes-AMG's re-branding of variants that would have previously worn a '450 AMG Sport' badge...


2017 Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe ready for New York motor show
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2017 Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe ready for New York motor show

The anticipated 2017 MX-5 Roadster Coupe name is on track for debut this month, if an official invitation for the New York motor show is anything to go by. The option of a folding hardtop was last seen in the now retired NC MX-5 range, with the all-new ND model currently available only in ragtop form...


2017 Subaru Impreza set for New York motor show, in Australia by December
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2017 Subaru Impreza set for New York motor show, in Australia by December

The next-generation Subaru Impreza will make its global debut at the New York auto show on March 24. Subaru isn't giving much away about the new Impreza, except to say that the small car has a completely redesigned interior and exterior, that it will be more spacious, and will feature the company's latest in-car and safety technology...


Ford patents in-car cinema experience for driverless vehicles
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Ford patents in-car cinema experience for driverless vehicles

Ford has filed a patent in the US for an in-car entertainment system that could one day bring the cinema to the driver’s seat. No, you're not misreading that: the American motor giant recently lodged a patent application for an “autonomous vehicle entertainment system”, complete with its own projector and portable screen...


2016 Holden Spark 'a new benchmark', potential top-seller
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2016 Holden Spark 'a new benchmark', potential top-seller

The new 2016 Holden Spark has what it takes to go straight to the top of the declining micro-car sales charts, the company says. Said to bring a new sense of maturity, panache and technology to this uber price-sensitive segment, the Spark is also Holden’s first properly new car to launch in some time. It is, the brand claims, "a new benchmark"...


Tesla Model S P100D discovered by white-hat hacker
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Tesla Model S P100D discovered by white-hat hacker

A white-hat hacker in the USA has discovered what appears to be code and an image referencing the Tesla Model S P100D in the vehicle's latest firmware update. Jason Hughes, a white-hat hacker (the term is often used to refer to hackers who hack for good, instead of bad) discovered the code in version 7.1 of Tesla's firmware...


2017 Audi A5 Sportback spied testing
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2017 Audi A5 Sportback spied testing

The new 2017 Audi A5 Sportback, the five-door companion to the popular A5 coupe, has been spied in cold-weather testing this week. With production expected to begin later this year and sales likely to commence locally in 2017, the next-generation A5 family is not far from showrooms...


PSA Peugeot Citroen publishes first 'real world' fuel consumption figures
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PSA Peugeot Citroen publishes first 'real world' fuel consumption figures

PSA Peugeot Citroen has published what it claims are real-world fuel consumption figures for three of its most popular models, following an announcement late last year that it would commit to greater transparency with buyers...