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2017 Honda NSX production to begin in late April
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2017 Honda NSX production to begin in late April

After a six month delay, production of the second-generation Honda NSX will begin towards the end of April. Unlike the original NSX, which was built in Japan, the new hybrid second-generation model will be produced by Honda USA at a purpose-built factory in Ohio, dubbed the Performance Manufacturing Center, that employs around 100 people...


Interview with a CEO: Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific CEO Horst von Sanden
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Interview with a CEO: Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific CEO Horst von Sanden

Thanks for joining us today, Horst. My pleasure, Mike. Horst, the first question I ask in these, do you call yourself a car guy? It probably would be difficult not to call myself a car guy after twenty eight years working with Mercedes-Benz. If you want to be more specific, am I a petrolhead? No, clearly not. I love cars. I appreciate cars...


2017 Acura MDX facelift spied testing
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2017 Acura MDX facelift spied testing

The luxury-focussed version of Honda’s large Pilot SUV, the Acura MDX, is coming in for a mid-life makeover that could possibly preview the next step in the brand’s styling language. Launched in 2014, the current third-generation MDX may be the last new model to wear the brand’s much-maligned ‘beak’ grille, with these new photos hinting at a new design at the front end...


2017 Suzuki Swift images leaked online
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2017 Suzuki Swift images leaked online

Images that are believed to be of the next-generation Suzuki Swift were leaked and published overnight. The renderings seen here were reportedly photographed at a dealer conference and were originally posted online by AutoExpress. If these pictures are accurate, the new Swift will have a slightly harder edge to it, while still retaining styling cues that first appeared on the 2004 hatch...


Falcon Sprint badge beat out Super Falcon, Phase 6, Phase 8 for final special
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Falcon Sprint badge beat out Super Falcon, Phase 6, Phase 8 for final special

The final special-edition Ford Falcon has now been revealed and we spent some time behind the wheel this week (read our Falcon XR6 Sprint and Falcon XR8 Sprint reviews). And, while you've seen the Sprint name splashed liberally across CarAdvice over the past couple of days, Ford had tested a number of other names that were (thankfully) discounted...


2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe pricing and specifications
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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe pricing and specifications

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe will go on sale in Australia from a starting price of $65,900 for the C200 and top out at $162,400 for the Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe. Arriving two years after the introduction of the sales-leading C-Class sedan and wagon, the coupe variants will bolster the C-Class range, so that it can better contest with the more complete BMW 3 and 4 Series ranges...


2017 Pagani Huayra Roadster bound for Monterey show - report
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2017 Pagani Huayra Roadster bound for Monterey show - report

If you've bought a case of beer for the weekend and maybe a few extra for the road, you've now got more bottles of booze than the world has examples of the anticipated Pagani Huayra Roadster available to buy. According to American website Autoblog, late August will bring with it the unveiling of the new roadster, debuting as a successor to the topless Zonda...


Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar to be built with Red Bull Racing Formula One team
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Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar to be built with Red Bull Racing Formula One team

Aston Martin has announced a new partnership with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team that will not only see the pair create a new hyper car, but also signals the British marque's return (in some form) to the Formula One world championship...


2017 Toyota 86 unveiled: More power and revised exterior for rear-drive favourite
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2017 Toyota 86 unveiled: More power and revised exterior for rear-drive favourite

The 2017 Toyota 86 has been revealed ahead of its official launch at next week's New York motor show. The mid-life update to Australia’s most popular sports car carries a host of exterior changes, minor interior revisions and a small increase in power and torque. From the outside there is a revised front bumper that houses a larger grille, which Toyota says emphasises the 86’s low and wide stance...


Honda getting its 'sporty mojo back'
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Honda getting its 'sporty mojo back'

Honda Australia says its continued investment into Formula One and the arrival of the NSX supercar are all signs that the Japanese brand is getting its ‘sporty mojo back’. For years Honda was credited with creating the most interesting and sporty cars coming out of Japan, however, in the last decade or so, some have suggested that it has lost its way, focusing too heavily on fuel efficiency at the cost of all else...


Ford Falcon Sprint extensively tested in Detroit, Arizona and Germany: 200,000km and over 1000 dyno hours
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Ford Falcon Sprint extensively tested in Detroit, Arizona and Germany: 200,000km and over 1000 dyno hours

Ford Australia has detailed the extensive engineering process involved in bringing the Falcon Sprint range to fruition, despite the fact that only 1400 units will be built. The Falcon XR6 Sprint and XR8 Sprint models were engineered by a team of 15 in Melbourne that worked on the car for almost two years...


2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe teased ahead of New York debut
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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe teased ahead of New York debut

The upcoming 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe has been teased in a short video clip today, ahead of its global debut at this month’s New York motor show. Following on from the spy shots that we reported yesterday, the GLC coupe looks to stay very true to the concept that was unveiled at the 2015 Shanghai motor show...


Falcon Sprint a head-to-head Clubsport LSA rival: "Our car is $21,000 cheaper than the competition"
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Falcon Sprint a head-to-head Clubsport LSA rival: "Our car is $21,000 cheaper than the competition"

This week in Australian motoring has been both sad and exciting, with Ford Australia releasing its final and fastest-ever Falcon. The Falcon XR6 Sprint and Falcon XR8 Sprint both mark the culmination of almost two years of engineering between a team of 15 engineers...


Lamborghini Miura SV 50th anniversary restoration revealed for Florida show
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Lamborghini Miura SV 50th anniversary restoration revealed for Florida show

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its iconic Miura SV (Super Veloce), revealed back in 1966, Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has meticulously restored an ageing example of the historic car. The Miura, which should be instantly recognisable to all motoring fans, was lovingly brought back to its former glory by Lamborghini’s PoloStorico division...


Bentley previews 'Future of Luxury' with 2036 interior design concept
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Bentley previews 'Future of Luxury' with 2036 interior design concept

Bentley has unveiled a striking interior design concept at a small event in London, giving a glimpse of what its cabins may look like in the far advanced future of 2036.  ‘The Future of Luxury’ depicts an interior set out like a lounge, rather than a car, with a standout feature being the complete absence of the vehicle’s traditional driver environment...