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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA: refreshed coupe and wagon range arrives in Australia from $52,500
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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA: refreshed coupe and wagon range arrives in Australia from $52,500

The refreshed 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA coupe and CLA Shooting Brake range has arrived in Australia, bringing a new look and updated specifications across the range. Following its reveal in March, the refreshed CLA coupe and Shooting Brake line-up are now available in Australia, which sees similar updates to the 2016 model-year Mercedes-Benz A-Class range – including the addition of a new 8...


2017 Honda NSX: Australian models now in production
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2017 Honda NSX: Australian models now in production

The long-awaited and much-anticipated 2017 Honda NSX supercar has finally commenced production in right-hand drive. The hybrid-powered sports coupe has commenced production in Ohio at the brand’s Performance Manufacturing Centre in Marysville, ahead of its local arrival early in 2017...


Ford GT production extended for two years
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Ford GT production extended for two years

Ford Performance has announced it is extending the production of its limited-run GT supercar, essentially doubling the amount of cars originally planned. Initially limited to just 500 units over two years, production of the Ford GT has been extended to four years, meaning a potential 1000 of the Blue Oval's marquee supercar – since 250 GTs are being built per year – could be built, essentially doubling the amount of available vehicles...


2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate spotted - Black Series or just black?
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2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate spotted - Black Series or just black?

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 Estate is looming even closer to release, having been spotted testing in new camouflage. Sporting bulging arches and quad-exhaust tips, the next generation E63 Estate is expected to be offered in an all-wheel drive version only. It is not known whether the system will use the current 4Matic name, but CarAdvice has previously reported that the system will be new and may include an active, variable torque split...


Airbus working on flying car project
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Airbus working on flying car project

French aerospace company Airbus has turned its attention from long-haul passenger aircraft to finding a solution for a more local problem, traffic congestion in large cities. Its answer, a flying car. FINALLY! Airbus calls it Project Vahana, "an autonomous flying vehicle platform for individual passenger and cargo transport", and the consortium's feasibility studies have listed the success of the project as being favourable...


Buying a car at auction - is it worthwhile?
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Buying a car at auction - is it worthwhile?

Let’s be honest. Buying a near new car can be daunting. Having to spend an entire Saturday traipsing around a dozen dealerships and then coming back even more confused than before is no-one's idea of fun. This is perhaps why car auctions are becoming increasingly popular...


2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante unveiled
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2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante unveiled

The new Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante convertible has been revealed, and will join its coupe sibling on the production line next year. As with the coupe, the Volante has a retuned version of the company's 5.9-litre V12 that produces 441kW of power, or 18kW more than the engine fitted to the standard Vanquish models...


2018 Volkswagen CC spied testing - UPDATE
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2018 Volkswagen CC spied testing - UPDATE

Update - The next-generation Volkswagen CC has been spied again around the Nurburgring. See bottom of article for details The all-new 2018 Volkswagen CC has been spied testing this week, offering a first look at the next generation of the German car maker's style-focused executive car...


2018 Volvo S60 rendered
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2018 Volvo S60 rendered

A speculative rendering of the next-generation 2018 Volvo S60 has been revealed online, giving a glimpse of what the Swedish 3 Series fighter could look like. Created by Dutch artist Remco Meulendijk, the render envisions the new S60 as a baby version of the recently-launched S90 large sedan...


Why should I lower my tyre pressure when driving off-road?
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Why should I lower my tyre pressure when driving off-road?

It is a question we get asked here all the time at CarAdvice. If you are going off road, why do you need to lower your tyre pressures? Jack asks: Q: I’m starting to get into off-roading and I’ve been told to lower my tyre pressure for better traction, but I’m not sure at what stage to do this and what do I lower them to? A: To get the best answer we spoke with Simon Christie, a seasoned off-road expert from 4WD-TV...


Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept unveiled and detailed
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Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept unveiled and detailed

After a series of teasers and a very revealing leak, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 coupe concept has been officially unveiled in California. Measuring 5700mm long, 2100mm wide, and 1328mm tall, the coupe is a large beast, but well shy of the originally touted six metre length. Despite its generous dimensions, seating is for four in a 2+2 layout...


The fastest-growing car brands in 2016
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The fastest-growing car brands in 2016

New vehicle sales are on track for an all-time record in 2016, up 2.8 per cent at the end of July to 689,471 units. But there are some brands doing better than others. Here we want to mention those that have grown the most, and the fastest. This constitutes two metrics: volume growth and percentage growth...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 17: Ford to build driverless car, Colorado reviewed, latest Volkswagen news, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 17: Ford to build driverless car, Colorado reviewed, latest Volkswagen news, and much more

Welcome to episode 17 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. On this week's show, Paul Maric joins regular co-host Mandy Turner and the stylish dad James Ward to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market...


2017 Lamborghini Centenario roadster unveiled, already sold out
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2017 Lamborghini Centenario roadster unveiled, already sold out

The Lamborghini Centenario roadster has made its public debut at Monterey Car Week, but is already sold out. Like the coupe, there's a 6.5-litre V12 situated behind the passenger cell. Developing 566kW of power and with the rev limiter set to 8600rpm, the engine is connected to all four wheels via a seven-speed semi-automatic independent shifting rod transmission...


BMW 2002 Hommage 'Turbomeister' celebrates turbo racing at Pebble Beach
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BMW 2002 Hommage 'Turbomeister' celebrates turbo racing at Pebble Beach

The BMW 2002 Hommage will hit California's Pebble Beach as part of the Concours d’Elegance, celebrating the company’s turbocharged history. First unveiled for this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the 2002 Hommage pays tribute to the iconic 02 Series, which was launched 50 years ago...