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2017-18 Jaguar F-Pace, XE, XF recalled - UPDATE
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2017-18 Jaguar F-Pace, XE, XF recalled - UPDATE

Jaguar has issued a recall for 126 examples of its 2017 and 2018 model-year F-Pace, XE and XF vehicles fitted with 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engines over concerns a fuel leak could pose a fire risk. The British manufacturer reports that affected models may be fitted with a fuel return hose that could leak...


Takata to file for bankruptcy soon - reports
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Takata to file for bankruptcy soon - reports

Takata, the airbag and automotive parts manufacturer, will reportedly file for bankruptcy this month, with the company weighed down by fines and costs related to its defective and deadly airbag inflators. Sources have told Reuters, the company will begin bankruptcy proceedings in both Japan and the US next week...


McLaren still working on that all-important exhaust note
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McLaren still working on that all-important exhaust note

The one thing most high-performance sports cars share, is a memorable exhaust note. Think of Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Maserati and Porsche, and it’s the noise these cars make under full throttle that usually gets the heart racing as much as the head-turning looks...


HSV discusses growing divergence between racing and road-car development
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HSV discusses growing divergence between racing and road-car development

Even Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has noticed an increased divergence between race car success and road car sales in the modern era. The old aphorism ‘win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ has been on the nose for years elsewhere in major categories perhaps excluding GT, so much so that a dedicated factory-backed tuning division agrees...


Rally legends of the '80s go under the hammer
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Rally legends of the '80s go under the hammer

A group of ultra-rare 1980s rally cars will be going to auction with no reserve. Fair enough, too, because the bidding is going to go bananas. Indeed, sharing World Rally Championships and multiple rally wins between the seven Group B cars, prices could blow out to millions...


2017 Volvo XC90 recalled for seatbelt fix - UPDATE
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2017 Volvo XC90 recalled for seatbelt fix - UPDATE

Volvo has issued a recall for 58 examples of its 2017 model-year XC90 SUVs over concerns a component for one of the third-row seat belt pre-tensioners could detach in a collision. The Swedish company reports the right-hand side seatbelt pre-tensioner for the third row of seating may have been produced incorrectly...


2018 Volkswagen Polo and Polo GTI revealed, Australian debut early next year
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2018 Volkswagen Polo and Polo GTI revealed, Australian debut early next year

Today, mere hours after the first clear images made their way online, the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Polo has been given an official unveiling. The model replaces the current fifth-generation Polo that made its global debut at the 2009 Geneva motor show, before 2014 brought minor styling tweaks and significant technology changes...


Hyundai i30 debuts new Auto Link app
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Hyundai i30 debuts new Auto Link app

The recently-launched 2017 Hyundai i30 range has become the launch pad for the company's latest smartphone app, dubbed Hyundai Auto Link, which aims to help owners become smarter drivers. Hyundai Australia is the first arm of the Korean manufacturer to launch the Auto Link platform...


2017 Toyota 86 limited edition arrives in Australia from $41,490
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2017 Toyota 86 limited edition arrives in Australia from $41,490

The 2017 Toyota 86 limited edition has been revealed, bringing a bright new orange exterior paint, upgraded mechanicals and new interior trims. Limited to just 60 units in Australia, the special 86 is based on the top spec GTS manual - yes, it's manual only - and is priced from $41,490 before on-road costs, representing an increase of $4550 over the base car...


2018 Volkswagen Polo revealed in Euro press leak
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2018 Volkswagen Polo revealed in Euro press leak

UPDATE: The new Polo has now been officially revealed. Details and photos here. The new-generation 2018 Volkswagen Polo has been given an unscheduled online unveiling today, hours ahead of its global debut at a special event in Europe. These photos, surfaced in the European press today and on enthusiast site CarScoops, reveal in clear detail the styling of Volkswagen's embiggened light car...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 16, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 16, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


CarAdvice podcast 57: We take a quick drive in the 2018 Hyundai Kona
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CarAdvice podcast 57: We take a quick drive in the 2018 Hyundai Kona

♫ Just the two of us: Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens are on the panel this week. In cars, the Hyundai Kona EV is due in 2018, an HSV-tuned Colorado is coming, pricing has been revealed for the incoming Range Rover Velar, and the all-new Volkswagen Polo has been teased ahead of its debut this week...


2018 BMW X7 to debut as a concept in September
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2018 BMW X7 to debut as a concept in September

The BMW X7 Concept will reportedly be unveiled in September, and preview a new seven-seat crossover due to go on sale globally next year. According to both Autocar and BMW Blog, the X7 Concept will make its debut at the Frankfurt motor show, press days for which begin on September 12, European time...


Volkswagen SUVs won't receive GTI treatment
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Volkswagen SUVs won't receive GTI treatment

Herbert Diess, head of the Volkswagen brand, says the GTI badge will only be used on hot hatches, namely the Up, Polo and Golf, thereby quashing rumours of GTI crossover. In a recent interview Diess told Autocar, "I think with the three [GTI models] we have now, we are set". Above: The recently revealed Up GTI Concept...


2018 Audi A8 interior and exterior teased in video
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2018 Audi A8 interior and exterior teased in video

The exterior and interior of the new Audi A8 has been partially revealed in a new teaser video. The video (above) highlights the flagship sedan's automated remote parking feature, and gives us a glimpse of the A8's tail-light design, side detailing, nose, and parts of the interior...