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Lotus Evora 410 revealed: Less is more for lighter new Lotus special
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Lotus Evora 410 revealed: Less is more for lighter new Lotus special

Less is more, and in the case of the new 2016 Lotus Evora sport 410, 70kg less weight might just mean a whole bunch more fun. After the recent launch of the revised and record-setting Evora 400, lotus took to pulling as much mass from the updated design as the core design would allow...


2017 Honda Civic hatchback spy photos
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2017 Honda Civic hatchback spy photos

Ahead of its unveiling next week as a concept car, the next-generation Honda Civic hatchback has been caught out on the open road by our spies in Europe. Although the Geneva "concept" will be dressed up with a few little extra details, such as oversized alloy wheels and an eye-catching body kit, it's overall shape will be faithful to the prototype vehicle seen here...


Porsche 718 Boxster design: 'We sent the Boxster to the gym'
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Porsche 718 Boxster design: 'We sent the Boxster to the gym'

It is hard to believe the Porsche Boxster is already 20 years old, but it is, and in that time Porsche reckons it has stood for "timeless roadster design with two seats, a clearly defined mid-engine concept and a classic soft top". Not much to argue with there, given the Boxster has delivered handsomely on all those fronts...


Porsche 718 Boxster cabin changes detailed
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Porsche 718 Boxster cabin changes detailed

CarAdvice is on location in Marseille, France for the international launch of the new Porsche 718 Boxster and once again, the revised interior is a highlight of everything Porsche has learned in design terms. The new 718 Boxster’s cabin remains unmistakably Porsche, but changes have been implemented to upgrade what is now a familiar environment...


Porsche 718 Boxster four-cylinder engines in detail
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Porsche 718 Boxster four-cylinder engines in detail

It’s been a long time between drinks, but Porsche is going back to the future, with more details released this week regarding the all-new engines powering the 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S models. It’s been 40 years since Porsche last entered sports car production with a four-cylinder engine, then powering the 912E, so the Boxster's new powerplant is a significant focus shift from the previous flat-six engine...


Porsche 718 Boxster dynamics deep-dive
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Porsche 718 Boxster dynamics deep-dive

Along with new engines, more power and torque and higher outright performance figures, Porsche has also improved the driving dynamics of the new 718 Boxster and Boxster S. According to Porsche, "completely new chassis tuning improves cornering performance". Porsche is therefore expecting the new 718 Boxster S to be a full 16 seconds faster around the Nurburgring than the previous model...


DS E-Tense electric coupe concept revealed
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DS E-Tense electric coupe concept revealed

“516Nm and silence, 402hp and zero emissions.” That’s the nutshell summary that Citroen’s luxury marque DS offers for its E-Tense concept, speaking to both its power and the ultra-green drive system that provides it. Unveiled just hours after a first revealing teaser appeared on the brand’s Facebook page, the E-Tense is presented as a technology and styling showcase for PSA Peugeot Citroen’s new premium brand...


2017 Toyota C-HR revealed, Australian debut on the cards
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2017 Toyota C-HR revealed, Australian debut on the cards

The all-new and production-ready 2017 Toyota C-HR compact SUV has been revealed today, ahead of an official premiere at next week’s Geneva motor show. The C-HR made its first appearance as a striking three-door concept at the 2014 Paris motor show, before appearing again with a second pair of doors and a more production-focused look at last year’s Frankfurt show...


Weekend deals on wheels: February 27
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Weekend deals on wheels: February 27

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at six 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. Holden Astra VXR As you can read in our comparison review with the Ford Focus ST, we really rate the Astra VXR...


Holden plant takeover plan axed: Belgian entrepreneur's bold pitch can't overcome headwinds
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Holden plant takeover plan axed: Belgian entrepreneur's bold pitch can't overcome headwinds

A much-publicised potential deal between General Motors and the Belgian entrepreneur who wants to save GM Holden’s South Australian car plant from closure in 2017 will not go ahead. General Motors today announced that both itself and Punch International Corporation, headed by entrepreneur Guido Dumarey, had concluded that a potential deal to keep producing vehicles at Elizabeth beyond 2017 was “not possible in this case”...


Holden Cruze Australia experiment failed, but credit where it's due
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Holden Cruze Australia experiment failed, but credit where it's due

As we now know, the Australian-assembled Holden Cruze will die a year ahead of schedule, before the end of 2016. As such, local versions of Holden’s unloved small car will stop rolling down the Elizabeth production line in South Australia 12-months before the plant shuts, and takes the Commodore, Caprice and Ute with it...


Holden Cruze Australian production ending October 2016
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Holden Cruze Australian production ending October 2016

UPDATE AT 15:00: It is understood that the end of local Cruze production will see about 400 workers at Holden's South Australia plant lose their jobs by year's end. ---- Australian assembly of the Holden Cruze small car will cease in October 2016, the company announced today, about a year before the locally made Commodore follows suit...


Holden small car plans: New-gen Cruze sedan early 2017, Astra hatch from end of this year
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Holden small car plans: New-gen Cruze sedan early 2017, Astra hatch from end of this year

Holden has today announced that local production of the Holden Cruze will cease at the end of 2016. While it's the end of local manufacturing for Cruze, it won't be the end of the Cruze nameplate in Australia, or the small car segment for Holden...


The locally made Holden Cruze is dead, thankfully
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The locally made Holden Cruze is dead, thankfully

Alborz Fallah: The news that Holden will shut down local production of the small-sized Holden Cruze comes as no great surprise, really. After all, with Commodore production scheduled to end next year, the Cruze was always slated to go before its bigger brother...


DS E-Tense coupe concept previewed ahead of Geneva motor show
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DS E-Tense coupe concept previewed ahead of Geneva motor show

Citroen luxury offshoot DS has handed down a teaser image of a new coupe concept it will reveal in Geneva next week, dubbed DS E-Tense. Although clearly a play on the word intense, the concept’s name is likely also a hint at an all-electric or electric-assisted powertrain - a design that would make this the DS brand’s first EV, and perhaps Citroen’s most thrilling since the Survolt concept in 2010...