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Bentley Mulsanne convertible could enter limited production
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Bentley Mulsanne convertible could enter limited production

The on again, off again Bentley Mulsanne convertible looks to be back on, but those wanting to buy one will have to pay a heavy price. Wolfgang Durheimer, CEO of Bentley, has told Car and Driver that the brand's Mulliner coach-building division is investigating whether it's feasible to produce a limited run of Mulsanne convertibles...


Mazzanti reveals 1000hp Evantra Millecavalli
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Mazzanti reveals 1000hp Evantra Millecavalli

Italian supercar marque Mazzanti has unveiled its manic Evantra Millecavalli hypercar in the final installment of a ten-part YouTube series that previewed the car’s development. While not as well known as other car makers from the boot-shaped nation, Mazzanti has its sights firmly set on the podium of the hypercar field...


2016 Volkswagen T6 Transporter, Multivan, Caravelle recalled for airbag fix
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2016 Volkswagen T6 Transporter, Multivan, Caravelle recalled for airbag fix

Volkswagen is recalling 268 vehicles from its 2016-model year T6 Transporter, Multivan and Caravelle lines over concerns that the left side airbag may deploy incorrectly. The German manufacturer reports that the passenger side airbag may not deploy correctly in an accident, due to having been incorrectly folded during assembly...


BMW unveils birthday-special M6 coupe for Japanese market
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BMW unveils birthday-special M6 coupe for Japanese market

BMW’s Japanese arm has revealed a new limited-edition version of the M6 coupe to celebrate the German marque’s 100th anniversary. Called the M6 Celebration Edition, the vehicle is one of six models set to be unveiled this year to commemorate the company’s centenary. Slated for a very limited run of just 13 examples, the Celebration Edition brings with it a number of enhancements over the standard M6...


ANCAP to test cars for Europe from 2018
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ANCAP to test cars for Europe from 2018

By aligning its protocols with Europe from 2018, Australian independent safety watchdog ANCAP will be able to conduct crash tests for other world regions, including those used by Euro NCAP. This means that ANCAP (Australasian New Car Assessment Program) is poised to grow in stature beyond the end of local car manufacturing, and will morph into a truly global part of the NCAP testing network...


2016 Mini JCW Convertible pricing and specifications
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2016 Mini JCW Convertible pricing and specifications

Mini Australia has announced the pricing and specifications of the new go-faster 2016 Mini John Cooper Works (JCW) Convertible, the third variant in the Mini Convertible range. Only months after being confirmed for the Australian market in February, the hottest drop-top Mini joins the standard Cooper and hotter Cooper S variants...


Suzuki Swift recalled for parking brake fix
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Suzuki Swift recalled for parking brake fix

Suzuki Australia is recalling 1454 vehicles from its current-generation ‘AZH414’ Swift and ‘416’ Swift Sport hatchback lines, introduced globally in 2010. The recall has been announced over concerns that a brake fluid leak could lead to brake failure. The Japanese manufacturer reports that the inner diameter of the cylinder that wraps around the parking brake may be too wide and as a result not sealing inside the caliper...


Great Wall 'quietly confident' Australian return will be a successful one
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Great Wall 'quietly confident' Australian return will be a successful one

Great Wall Motor’s new Australian distributor is “quietly confident” that it will hit the ground running when it relaunches here around October, saying there is a lot of good will out there from its sizeable existing customer base...


2016 Toyota Camry pricing and specifications
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2016 Toyota Camry pricing and specifications

Australian pricing and details for the 2016 Toyota Camry range have been announced today, with the majority of enhancements reserved for the Atara SX variant. On sale locally from June 6, the 2016 Toyota Camry line-up now boasts Euro 5 certification to the entire engine range, along with standard ISOFIX mounts as standard on all models...


Peugeot Citroen outlines electrified future strategy
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Peugeot Citroen outlines electrified future strategy

PSA Groupe, formerly known as PSA Peugeot Citroen, has presented details of its new electric and plug-in hybrid strategy that will focus on a new modular platform developed with Chinese partner Dongfeng Motors. In its presentation, PSA Groupe outlined its plans to introduce four fully-electric models (EVs) by 2021 and a further seven plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variants by the same year...


Queen Elizabeth II announces UK plans to pioneer driverless vehicle tech
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Queen Elizabeth II announces UK plans to pioneer driverless vehicle tech

The United Kingdom is determined to become the world leader in the development of autonomous driving technologies, following the announcement of new legislation for driverless vehicles on British roads. Announced by Queen Elizabeth II herself, the new laws will allow the UK’s automotive industry to accelerate research and development into autonomous vehicles...


Takata recall expands by a further 12 million in US
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Takata recall expands by a further 12 million in US

The never-ending Takata airbag recall has spiralled ever further with an additional 12 million vehicles added to the US database. Among the latest round of recalls, Honda has issued notice on 4.5 million cars, and Fiat Chrysler has recalled 4.3m. The new recall is focused on passenger-side airbag inflators, according to Reuters...


Peugeot L500 R Hybrid concept unveiled
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Peugeot L500 R Hybrid concept unveiled

The just unveiled Peugeot L500 R Hybrid concept marks 100 years since Peugeot's 1916 Indianapolis 500 triumph. Under the skin, the L500 R Hybrid is said to use a plug-in hybrid drivetrain with an electric motor for each axle, and a 201kW petrol engine. Working together all three motors can generate a maximum total output of 373kW of power and 730Nm of torque...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 5: M2 v RS3 v A45 results, Uber interview, Mazda3 facelift and more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 5: M2 v RS3 v A45 results, Uber interview, Mazda3 facelift and more

Welcome to episode 5 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined again by Mike Costello to explore the news and reviews of the past week. As usual, there's also a fair bit of horsin' around...


BMW M3 30 Jahre celebrates three decades since the legendary E30 M3
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BMW M3 30 Jahre celebrates three decades since the legendary E30 M3

This year, the BMW M3 ticks over three decades old. To celebrate, BMW has announced the limited-edition M3 30 Jahre ('30 years') model. The M3 30 Jahre is based on the $144,900 M3 Competition pack sedan, which, with 331kW and 550Nm is already up 14kW on the standard M3 - the 30th Anniversary M3 features some exclusive highlights...