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Bentley Bentayga to carry world's most expensive in-car option
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Bentley Bentayga to carry world's most expensive in-car option

The new Bentley Bentayga SUV will be available with the world’s most expensive in-car option, thanks to a Breitling Mulliner Tourbillon watch available for the centre console - priced at just over $300,000 (150,000 pounds). That makes it about three quarters the price of the Bentley Bentayga, which will begin arriving in Australia from April with a starting price of $420,000...


2017 Fiat 500X Abarth spied testing
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2017 Fiat 500X Abarth spied testing

The long-anticipated 2017 Abarth 500X sports SUV has been spied out and about this week, ahead of a debut that could occur later this year. Talk of an Abarth version of the new Fiat 500X surfaced in 2014, when Fiat designer Roberto Giolito hinted that the small SUV would be a perfect platform for the scorpion brand’s sports tuning program...


Tesla Model 3 will be revealed in March... but not detailed
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Tesla Model 3 will be revealed in March... but not detailed

Electric vehicle fans will have to be patient for a proper understanding of the upcoming Tesla Model 3, following a reminder this week from CEO Elon Musk that its unveiling will be a drawn-out affair. Speaking at an event at Tesla’s base in Chambourcy, France, Musk confirmed Tesla would take a drip-feed approach to the unveiling, beginning in March - much akin to the Model X SUV’s introduction...


2017 Volkswagen Tiguan to introduce seven-seat, 'coupe' models - report
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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan to introduce seven-seat, 'coupe' models - report

An expanded range of the newly revealed 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is on its way, according to reports out of Europe today. The new second-generation Tiguan range will reportedly see the standard five-seat model joined by a longer wheelbase variant with a third row of seating on offer. A more sports-styled model with a tapered coupe-like roofline is expected to follow...


Kia planning rear-wheel-drive premium sports sedan - report
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Kia planning rear-wheel-drive premium sports sedan - report

Kia is reportedly planning on launching its first rear-wheel-drive model in the mid-sized sedan market sometime in 2017. The new offering, dubbed a 'sports sedan' by business paper Reuters, is expected to be built in South Korea, after American-market production of the light Rio is moved to the company's new Mexico plant next year...


On the screen: more angry car movies, and Joey joins Top Gear
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On the screen: more angry car movies, and Joey joins Top Gear

First up, Furious 9 and 10. Yes, the eighth film in the Fast & Furious franchise is still something like 14 months away, but star and producer Vin Diesel has now confirmed we’ll see (or straight-up skip, since this writer has yet to see the seventh) a full two decades worth of his aging vigilantes wreak havoc on the road...


Blogger has Tesla Model X order cancelled by Elon Musk
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Blogger has Tesla Model X order cancelled by Elon Musk

Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, has personally cancelled a "super rude" customer's order for a Tesla Model X after a scathing blog post. Stewart Alsop, a frequent blogger and commenter on Medium, wrote a post titled "Dear @ElonMusk: You should be ashamed of yourself" on September 30 criticising the company's launch event for the Model X...


2017 Audi RS Q3 Performance revealed, Australian debut later this year
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2017 Audi RS Q3 Performance revealed, Australian debut later this year

The 2017 Audi RS Q3 Performance has been unveiled with, as you'd expect, more power and torque than the regular RS Q3. Under the bonnet there's a different version of the RS Q3's 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder engine, which now boasts 270kW of power, as well as 465Nm of torque available between 1625 and 5500rpm...


Opel Mokka X facelift unveiled
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Opel Mokka X facelift unveiled

GM's European arm has revealed the Opel Mokka X, a facelifted and heavily revised version of the brand's smallest crossover, which made its debut back in 2012. Although the only body panels that have been altered are the bonnet and front wings, the exterior makeover has significantly altered the vehicle's looks...


Mahindra Thar hardcore off-roader could be coming to Australia
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Mahindra Thar hardcore off-roader could be coming to Australia

When it comes to rugged vehicles, they don't get much more rugged than the Mahindra Thar and there's a hot chance that it will be coming to Australia in 2016. Mahindra Australia is investigating the option of importing the Thar under a low-volume import licence. This would mean that the vehicle could never be registered or driven on a public road...


Jaguar F-Pace crossover to be company's top-seller, shake up 'male-dominated' brand
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Jaguar F-Pace crossover to be company's top-seller, shake up 'male-dominated' brand

The Jaguar F-Pace crossover SUV will swiftly overtake the new XE as the British-based company’s top-seller in Australia once it launches in July, and will more importantly bring much-needed female buyers to a traditionally male-dominated brand. Jaguar Land Rover Australia managing director Matthew Wiesner told CarAdvice this week that local reception to the company’s first crossover had been massive...


Mahindra XUV Aero concept revealed
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Mahindra XUV Aero concept revealed

Mahindra has revealed the Mahindra XUV Aero concept to the public at the 2016 Delhi motor show. Previously released as a sketch, the Mahindra XUV Aero concept headlines the Indian manufacturer's push toward a sleek and premium SUV product. The three-door 'coupe' features a reverse opening door on the passenger's side to allow access to the two rear seats...


2017 Opel Ampera spied in Europe: Holden Ampera to follow in Australia?
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2017 Opel Ampera spied in Europe: Holden Ampera to follow in Australia?

Chevrolet’s new Volt plug-in hybrid EV has been spied this week in its European-market Opel and Vauxhall form, opening the door once again to potential for an Australian launch...


Renault Kwid Racer, Climber concepts spice up New Delhi motor show
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Renault Kwid Racer, Climber concepts spice up New Delhi motor show

Two new Renault Kwid concepts have been unveiled at the 2016 New Delhi motor show, mixing racing and off-road themes into the Indian-market sub-compact SUV. Based on the production Renault Kwid launched in India in May last year, Renault says its Kwid Climber concept is “bred for venturing away from the beaten track”, while the Kwid Racer is “more at home on the asphalt of race circuits”...


Subaru Tribeca recalled in Australia for bonnet latch fix
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Subaru Tribeca recalled in Australia for bonnet latch fix

A recall notice has been issued in Australia this week for the now retired Subaru Tribeca SUV, over concerns that its bonnet could open while driving. Affecting 9208 facelifted examples sold between 2007 and 2014, the fault centres on the bonnet latch, which may have suffered from corrosion or lubricant congealing...