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Lamborghini Centenario: feature-packed special sold out already - report
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Lamborghini Centenario: feature-packed special sold out already - report

We’re yet to be sure it will be known as the Lamborghini Centenario, but one thing seems certain: you’ll be hard pressed getting your hands on the company's upcoming special-edition model, with all 40 examples reportedly already sold out two months ahead of its reveal. According to UK mag Autocar, the limited-run special will cost 2...


Opel GT coupe teased ahead of Geneva debut - video
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Opel GT coupe teased ahead of Geneva debut - video

A short teaser clip for the upcoming Opel GT coupe has surfaced online today, promising a big unveiling at March’s Geneva motor show. As teasers go, this one reveals little. But, unusually for this sort of content, the brand’s CEO himself, Karl-Thomas Neumann, is the man on screen inviting us to “take a new look” at Opel...


2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate wagon spied testing - UPDATE
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2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate wagon spied testing - UPDATE

UPDATE: New E-Class Estate revealed The new 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class may have only last week been unveiled to the world, but the German carmaker is wasting no time in getting its wagon sibling ready for market. Spied this week in cold weather testing, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate wagon is expected to make its debut at either the Geneva motor show in March or the Paris motor show later in October...


Volkswagen's proposed dieselgate fixes rejected by US regulators
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Volkswagen's proposed dieselgate fixes rejected by US regulators

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and United States' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have both rejected Volkswagen's proposed fixes for its cars affected by the dieselgate emissions testing affair...


Hyundai Ioniq revealed, Australian debut set for third quarter 2016 - UPDATE
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Hyundai Ioniq revealed, Australian debut set for third quarter 2016 - UPDATE

UPDATE: Hyundai has now completed the teaser campaign for its new Ioniq car, revealing the hybrid model's face today. The 2016 Hyundai Ioniq has now been fully revealed, with a front-end view of the new hybrid hatch joining earlier shots of its cabin and rear...


Fiat Chrysler boss says new Viper possible, talks about Alfa Romeo and Ferrari - report
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Fiat Chrysler boss says new Viper possible, talks about Alfa Romeo and Ferrari - report

In a press conference at the 2016 Detroit auto show, the outspoken Fiat Chrysler boss talked about the company's future product plans now that he's given up hope of forcing a merger with GM or another major automaker. Regarding the Dodge Viper, which is likely to be go out of production in 2017, Automobile magazine reports that Marchionne believes that "there is a possibility that a new version of the Viper may surface"...


2016 GMC Acadia revealed in Detroit
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2016 GMC Acadia revealed in Detroit

UPDATE: the Acadia appears to be on the radar for Holden as a potential new large SUV for Australia. More here. General Motors has scaled down its all-new 2017 GMC Acadia SUV, revealed at this week's Detroit auto show. The downsized Acadia has lost 193 millimeters from its predecessor's length, giving it an overall length of 5100mm...


Mercedes-AMG 43 badge to replace AMG Sport models - report
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Mercedes-AMG 43 badge to replace AMG Sport models - report

A little more than a year has passed since the new AMG Sport models arrived, but Mercedes-Benz is now reportedly moving to drop the badge from its line-up. As a rival to other slightly more affordable penultimate sports offerings like the BMW M Performance and Audi S lines, AMG Sport was launched with the new GLE 450 Coupe in late 2014, appearing again in 2015 with the C450...


2016 BMW M3, M4 Competition Packs announced
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2016 BMW M3, M4 Competition Packs announced

The latest generation of Competition Pack upgrades have been revealed for the BMW M3 and BMW M4 heroes, adding a number of handling tweaks and a dose of extra power. In all body types - M3 sedan, M4 coupe and convertible - BMW M has raised power from 317 to 331kW, bringing the trio a smidge closer to the Mercedes-AMG C63’s 350kW and 375kW tunes...


Crash safety stars: Euro NCAP names 2015 Best in Class
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Crash safety stars: Euro NCAP names 2015 Best in Class

Crash safety testers impressed with Volvo XC90, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Jaguar XE, Mazda MX-5, Infiniti Q30 in 2015 Euro NCAP, sister organisation to the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has named the cars that impressed most in crash safety tests carried out through 2015...


2016 Detroit auto show: Hits and misses
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2016 Detroit auto show: Hits and misses

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has come and gone once more, and the 2016 auto show in Detroit had plenty of new vehicles and show cars that turned spectators' heads - either towards, or away from the stages. Here are some of our picks of the show, and a couple of the 'ergh' moments. Matt Campbell: in Detroit...


Hyundai Santa Cruz ute could sell like a RAV4 or CR-V, claims product chief
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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute could sell like a RAV4 or CR-V, claims product chief

How well can the Hyundai Santa Cruz lifestyle ute sell? As well as two of the biggest-selling SUVs on the planet, according to the brand. Hyundai Motor America vice president of corporate and product planning, Mike O’Brien, told CarAdvice at the 2016 Detroit auto show that there’s serious potential for a vehicle of this type in the market...


Chevrolet Bolt EV will tackle US before anywhere else
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Chevrolet Bolt EV will tackle US before anywhere else

The all-new Chevrolet Bolt EV is claimed by General Motors as a game changer – a crossover-style electric car with about 320 kilometres of battery range for US$30,000. But as impressive as that sounds, it won’t be available to other world markets for some time, and a right-hand drive version is not on the cards at all...


Mercedes-Benz model expansion to continue, including new electric cars from 2018
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Mercedes-Benz model expansion to continue, including new electric cars from 2018

Mercedes-Benz is showing no signs of slowing down the rapid model expansion it has embarked upon in recent years, but it isn’t worried of somehow ‘watering down’ the brand. Ola Källenius, Daimler AG board member and Mercedes-Benz Cars marketing and sales boss, told us this week at the 2016 Detroit auto show that the company was committed to taking its global range from about 30 models to about 40 over the next handful of years...


Genesis claims customer service is the next luxury battleground
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Genesis claims customer service is the next luxury battleground

Power, technology, safety and style are all expected when it comes to luxury cars, but new Korean prestige brand Genesis says customer service is the next frontier in the big buck battle. What does that mean for buyers willing to take a punt on the new marque in the early days, then? Well, in the US – where Genesis has been operating as something of a sub-brand to Hyundai for several years – the inclusions are enticing...