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Tesla Model S P90D with Ludicrous Mode v Qantas Boeing 737: Drag Race
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Tesla Model S P90D with Ludicrous Mode v Qantas Boeing 737: Drag Race

To prove just how quick the Tesla Model S P90D with Ludicrous Mode is in a straight line, Tesla Motors Australia joined forces with Qantas — Australia's national carrier — to drag race its quickest electric vehicle against the workhorse of the Qantas fleet, the Boeing 737...


Spyker C8 Preliator displayed in New York
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Spyker C8 Preliator displayed in New York

The new Spyker C8 Preliator has had its North American debut at the New York auto show. First revealed at this year's Geneva motor show, the C8 Preliator is powered by a 4.2-litre Audi V8. Fitted with a supercharger, the German engine now produces 386kW of power at 6800rpm and 600Nm of torque at 3500rpm...


India reveals plan for full national EV switch by 2030
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India reveals plan for full national EV switch by 2030

India could become a world leader in eco-friendly transportation after announcing plans to have only electric cars on its roads by 2030. In 2013, India made its intentions clear by establishing the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan and, later, the Faster Adoption and Manufacture of Electric Vehicles (FAME) plan, with the goal of putting six to seven million hybrid and electric vehicles on its roads by 2020...


Pagani teases new Huayra variant - video
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Pagani teases new Huayra variant - video

Pagani has given fans cause for excitement this week with the release of a new video that appears to hint at a new and even more ramped-up version of the Huayra...


2017 Volvo S60 Polestar, V60 Polestar in Australia later this year: Hero Swedes drop cylinders, boost power
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2017 Volvo S60 Polestar, V60 Polestar in Australia later this year: Hero Swedes drop cylinders, boost power

The 2017 Volvo S60 Polestar sedan and V60 Polestar wagon revealed today are the fastest road-going production Volvos in history. The Swedish company and its performance subsidiary have ditched the old car’s turbocharged six and replaced it with a ramped-up twin-charged 2.0-litre four from Volvo’s Drive-E family...


April Fools’ Day wrap: The best of 2016
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April Fools’ Day wrap: The best of 2016

In case you missed it, today is the 1st of April – April Fools’ Day. And while CarAdvice had our own fun, there were plenty of others who tried their best to make fools of us all. You may have spotted our three not-quite-genuine 'news' stories that went live on the site in the wee hours of this morning: Tesla creates DIY supercar, 2017 Ford Ranger Raptor Hybrid spied, and New bike laws proposed: cyclists to earn demerit points, risk having bikes crushed...


2018 Renault Megane RS to feature AWD, over 225kW - report
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2018 Renault Megane RS to feature AWD, over 225kW - report

The next-generation Renault Megane RS will reportedly feature all-wheel drive and all-wheel steering, as well as a turbocharged engine with at least 225kW of power. An anonymous Renault Sport insider has told AutoExpress that the company is developing the next-generation hot hatch with a one eye fixed on the latest Ford Focus RS...


Tesla Model 3 orders pass 115,000
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Tesla Model 3 orders pass 115,000

Tesla Motors has taken a staggering 115,000 (fully refundable) pre-orders for its brand new Model 3 mid-sized car inside the past 30 hours. Each order cost $US1000, or $1500 Australian. This has pumped $115 million-plus into Tesla’s coffers. Californian electric car company Tesla, headed by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, revealed its fourth model today...


Tesla Model 3 unveiled, Australian debut due 2018
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Tesla Model 3 unveiled, Australian debut due 2018

The vehicle that has all but been christened as the new People’s Car by the brand’s fans has been unveiled in California today: the Tesla Model 3. Positioned as a new mid-sized and more affordable companion to the large Model S sedan and the Model X SUV, the Model 3 represents Tesla’s biggest push yet to bring its all-electric vision to more buyers...


Roborace series reveals robo racer concept
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Roborace series reveals robo racer concept

Roborace, the new driverless offshoot of the FIA-approved Formula E racing series, has revealed the first ultra-futuristic concept design for its autonomous track weapon. The unnamed concept is the work of artist and new Roborace chief design officer, Daniel Simon...


2010 Kia Cerato recalled over transmission fluid leak
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2010 Kia Cerato recalled over transmission fluid leak

Kia has issued a recall for its TD-series Cerato small car, over concerns that automatic models could leak transmission fluid. The car maker reports that, during the manufacturing process, the automatic transmission fluid cooler hose may have been improperly cured, increasing the risk of fluid leakage...


2011-2016 Volkswagen Touareg recalled for loose bearing clip
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2011-2016 Volkswagen Touareg recalled for loose bearing clip

Volkswagen Australia has this week recalled 10,100 of its Touareg SUVs built between 2011 and 2016. The recall centres on concerns that a circlip (a type of fastening ring) located on the bearing bracket of the brake pedal may become detached. This could cause a pin to become dislodged from one of the bearings in the mechanism...


Fiat Chrysler boss rules out merger with PSA Peugeot-Citroen
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Fiat Chrysler boss rules out merger with PSA Peugeot-Citroen

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) chairman Sergio Marchionne has ruled out a merger with PSA Peugeot-Citroen, but said that the automaker is in open discussions with non-automotive companies.  In an industry event this week in Chicago, Marchionne told Reuters that the Italian-American automaker had no plans to combine with PSA Peugeot-Citroen...


Mercedes-Benz GLC convertible was under consideration in the product planning stage
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Mercedes-Benz GLC convertible was under consideration in the product planning stage

With the launch of the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe – an SUV the brand calls its sportiest model yet – there’s probably good reason that buyers might expect other, even sportier derivatives. It is arguable that nothing is sportier than a convertible...


Nurburgring speed limits lifted: bring on the lap records
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Nurburgring speed limits lifted: bring on the lap records

The legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit is back to full speed after restrictions in three sections of the famous 'Green Hell' were lifted this week, allowing manufacturers to once again attempt lap records around the famed race track...