Loading indicator
News & Reviews
Last 7 Days
FOLLOW US
Lamborghini smashes global sales record, prepares to hire 500 new staff to make Urus
18
Comments

Lamborghini smashes global sales record, prepares to hire 500 new staff to make Urus

Lamborghini set a new sales record in 2015, with 3245 cars delivered. It’s the first time the company has eclipsed the 3000 mark. The figure represents a fairly staggering 28 per cent sales increase over 2014, from its network of 135 dealers in 50 countries. The figure is also 2.5 times higher than what the company managed in 2010...


Porsche 718 Boxster and Boxster S revealed, new flat-four turbo engines headline
79
Comments

Porsche 718 Boxster and Boxster S revealed, new flat-four turbo engines headline

The rebranded Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S were revealed this morning sporting more powerful new four-cylinder engines, and significant revisions both outside and in. However, Australian buyers will pay steeper prices for the privilege when the range launches in mid-2016. The entry prices are up by between $8400 and $12,300...


Jaguar F-Type SVR pictures and details leaked online - UPDATED
26
Comments

Jaguar F-Type SVR pictures and details leaked online - UPDATED

Details and photos of the new Jaguar F-Type SVR coupe and cabriolet have been published prior to the car's official debut. The photos and details seen here of the new range-topping F-Type were published by Autoblog.nl and Autovisie after a German dealer made the car's brochure public ahead of its formal unveiling...


Land Rover Defender production ends Friday
13
Comments

Land Rover Defender production ends Friday

The final ‘classic’ Land Rover Defender will roll off the Solihull factory line this Friday. It brings to a close the production run of one of the world’s most iconic and enduring vehicles — at least as we know it. Production had been slated to end a little earlier, but a late flourish of demand (up until the closing of order books in June 2015) required JLR to push a few more units out...


Volkswagen engine developers, board member knew of emissions testing defeat device - report
111
Comments

Volkswagen engine developers, board member knew of emissions testing defeat device - report

Contrary to earlier claims from Volkswagen that only a small group of engineers knew of the company's emissions testing defeat devices, a new report claims that it was an open secret within some departments. A veteran of Volkswagen's engine development department has spoken to German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung, and public broadcasters NDR and WDR...


Maserati Levante interior revealed in new spy photos
6
Comments

Maserati Levante interior revealed in new spy photos

The interior of the Maserati Levante crossover has been snapped by our photography team in the frozen north of Sweden. Earlier spy photos, as well as patent drawings, have given us a pretty good idea of what the exterior of Maserati's first ever production crossover will look like, and today's pictures don't really add anything to that story...


2017 Mini Countryman spy photos
16
Comments

2017 Mini Countryman spy photos

The second-generation Mini Countryman crossover has been spied in Europe's snow strewn northern reaches. Unlike earlier prototypes, this latest pre-production Countryman does without any false body panels. Stylistically, the new SUV doesn't stray far from the template laid out by the brand's original SUV with Mini styling cues stretched to fit a crossover body...


Ford to exit Japanese and Indonesian markets
73
Comments

Ford to exit Japanese and Indonesian markets

Ford will leave Japan and Indonesia by the end of the year, citing low sales and an unlikely route to profitability. Overnight the company confirmed that it will withdraw from Indonesia, closing all dealerships and halting imports, during the second half of 2016. A spokeswoman told Reuters that "in Indonesia, without local manufacturing ..


2016 Porsche 718 Boxster pricing and specifications
0
Comments

2016 Porsche 718 Boxster pricing and specifications

The new 2016 Porsche 718 Boxster has been revealed and is now available to order in Australia, bringing a new name, a new range of turbocharged four-cylinder engines, and a fresh new look. Wearing the 718 name made famous by the 1957 718 RSK roadster, the new 718 Boxster and soon-to-be launched 718 Cayman sibling have returned to four-cylinder power to increase efficiency and reduce emissions - 20 years after the original Boxster made its debut...


Mazda CX-6/CX-4 crossover spotted again
23
Comments

Mazda CX-6/CX-4 crossover spotted again

The all-new Mazda CX-6 (or is it CX-4?) crossover coupe SUV has been spied once again in China ahead of its expected world premiere within a few months. This leak comes one week after our first look at the production crossover. This red example of what appears to be an upper-spec car, spotted near the factory in Changchun by CarNewsChina...


Volkswagen Golf update to debut at Geneva motor show - report
118
Comments

Volkswagen Golf update to debut at Geneva motor show - report

An updated version of the Volkswagen Golf will reportedly make its world debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show in March. German publication AutoBild reports that the updated VW Golf will bring a range of technological updates, not to mention new engines and new styling...


ANCAP concerned about pedestrian deaths: Commends Mercedes-Benz GLC and Jaguar XE for five star ratings
34
Comments

ANCAP concerned about pedestrian deaths: Commends Mercedes-Benz GLC and Jaguar XE for five star ratings

Reducing pedestrian fatalities must be a strong focus in the realm of vehicle safety in 2016, says Australian independent safety tester ANCAP. The watchdog released a statement this morning citing figures from the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BIT), which found that pedestrian fatalities increased 7.9 per cent across Australia in 2015...


Porsche 911 R all but confirmed
9
Comments

Porsche 911 R all but confirmed

With almost all new 911s going turbo from this year, Porsche still believes there is room in the line-up for a hard-core purist’s version, rumoured to be called the 911 R. It’s not yet official, but speaking with head of Porsche South Africa Toby Venter at last week’s International launch of the new Porsche 911 at Kyalami in Johannesburg, it seems that if you want to see it, you’ll need to attend the upcoming Geneva Motor Show...


2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class/Z-Class ute details emerge
31
Comments

2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class/Z-Class ute details emerge

New details from a top-secret Australian design forum have emerged, detailing the upcoming Mercedes-Benz ute that was spied testing this week in a Nissan Navara shell...


"Ludicrous car tax" needs to go: Mercedes-Benz Australia
144
Comments

"Ludicrous car tax" needs to go: Mercedes-Benz Australia

Mercedes-Benz Australia has spoken out on the government's persistence with its 33 per cent Luxury Car Tax (LCT), calling it the "ludicrous car tax". The comments come from David McCarthy, Mercedes-Benz Australia's senior manager of public relations, product and corporate communications, as the 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 becomes the latest model to hit the LCT threshold...