Loading indicator
News & Reviews
Last 7 Days
FOLLOW US
Toyota C-HR Hy-Power revealed: "Higher-performance" hybrids coming
12
Comments

Toyota C-HR Hy-Power revealed: "Higher-performance" hybrids coming

There is a distinction between "high-performance" and "higher-performance", the latter meaning more than current, but not so much as to be considered exceptional. That's where the Toyota C-HR Hy-Power concept comes into the picture, described as a preview of the Japanese car maker's plans for a more sporting extension of its growing hybrid family...


Honda Urban EV concept revealed, production version due in 2019
69
Comments

Honda Urban EV concept revealed, production version due in 2019

The retro-styled Honda Urban EV concept has been unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show this week, giving us a taste of what to expect from a production version confirmed for 2019. Based on an all-new platform, the Urban EV concept previews the design and battery technology for the upcoming production model, in a package smaller than the Jazz light hatch...


Honda CR-V Hybrid Prototype revealed
7
Comments

Honda CR-V Hybrid Prototype revealed

The Honda CR-V Hybrid Prototype has been revealed for the Frankfurt motor show, previewing the European specification of the popular Japanese SUV. It's the first time the company has offered a hybrid-powered crossover in the European market, combining a 2.0-litre i-VTEC Atkinson Cycle petrol engine and an electric motor, mated to a fixed-gear ratio rather than a conventional transmission...


Skoda Vision E: Revised EV concept revealed
18
Comments

Skoda Vision E: Revised EV concept revealed

The Skoda Vision E concept has made its European debut at this week's Frankfurt motor show, sporting a more resolved look than the original concept that was revealed in Shanghai earlier this year. Much like the Volkswagen I.D. Crozz II concept, the Vision E has received a light nip and tuck for Frankfurt, making it appear closer to production-ready...


Justin Hocevar out as Renault Australia boss
44
Comments

Justin Hocevar out as Renault Australia boss

Renault Australia managing director Justin Hocevar is managing director no longer, with the company announcing his departure this week. Hocevar's exit comes as a surprise, having been expected to join Australian media at the Frankfurt motor show this week. The news follows the unexpected departure of his Renault Nissan Alliance counterpart at Nissan Australia, Richard Emery...


2018 Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package: $326,800 special revealed
14
Comments

2018 Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package: $326,800 special revealed

The Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package has made its global debut at the Frankfurt motor show this week, bringing a very different look and feel to the company's track weapon. Following the reveal of the updated 911 GT3 at the Geneva motor show in March, the Touring Package is very much like a series-production version of the sought-after 911 R limited-edition that was available last year, which essentially tailored the race-ready GT3 package for the road...


2019 Land Rover Discovery SVX revealed, due in Australia late 2018
49
Comments

2019 Land Rover Discovery SVX revealed, due in Australia late 2018

The wild 2019 Land Rover Discovery SVX has been revealed at this week's Frankfurt motor show, previewing the production model that will be arriving in Australian showrooms in the third quarter of next year. Developed by the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Group's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division, the Discovery SVX joins other Land Rover SVO specials like the Range Rover Sport SVR and the Range Rover SVAutobiography...


Audi Elaine and Aicon: Level 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles on the horizon for Audi
23
Comments

Audi Elaine and Aicon: Level 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles on the horizon for Audi

It was only last week that we had the chance to sample the world's first level 3 autonomous production vehicle, the Audi A8. Audi has today unveiled the Audi Elaine and Aicon concepts that further push the boundaries of vehicle autonomy. Revealed at the Volkswagen Group preview night at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show, the concepts shape the path for Audi's move into the high technology space of autonomous vehicles...


Audi R8 V10 RWS: Limited edition rear-wheel-drive V10 missile coming to Australia
13
Comments

Audi R8 V10 RWS: Limited edition rear-wheel-drive V10 missile coming to Australia

Audi has taken the wraps off the incredible looking and sounding rear-wheel drive Audi R8 V10 RWS, and it's coming to Australia. Limited to just 999 units (available in both Coupe and Spyder), the rear-wheel-drive Audi R8 V10 RWS weighs 50kg lighter than its quattro sibling and pumps out an impressive 397kW of power and 570Nm of torque...


Volkswagen I.D Crozz full-electric crossover SUV on sale in 2020
33
Comments

Volkswagen I.D Crozz full-electric crossover SUV on sale in 2020

Volkswagen has presented a sequel to the radical I.D Crozz electric crossover concept it premiered this past April in Shanghai — both of which preview the production car that’ll go on sale, with a range of up to 500km, in 2020. This 4.6-metre long (bigger than a Tiguan) coupe crossover will go on-sale at the same time as the $40k VW Golf-sized I...


AMG Project One and Smart Vision EQ ForTwo both show the future for Mercedes-Benz
13
Comments

AMG Project One and Smart Vision EQ ForTwo both show the future for Mercedes-Benz

The Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar might have stolen all the limelight at the Mercedes-Benz unveiling before the official opening of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, but the diminutive Smart Vision EQ ForTwo is just as important to the future DNA of Daimler globally according to the man who should know...


2018 Caterham Seven SuperSprint: Retro-themed 60th anniversary model debuts
5
Comments

2018 Caterham Seven SuperSprint: Retro-themed 60th anniversary model debuts

Just 60 Caterham Seven SuperSprint models will be produced for the Seven's 60th anniversary. The SuperSprint is powered by a 660cc turbocharged three-cylinder from Suzuki. For the limited edition Seven, Caterham has tuned the kei car engine to deliver 71kW of power...


Mercedes-AMG Project One revealed: F1 car for the road celebrates 50 years of AMG
55
Comments

Mercedes-AMG Project One revealed: F1 car for the road celebrates 50 years of AMG

The hotly-anticipated Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar has been revealed this week in Frankfurt, bringing Formula One power to the road. As previously speculated, the AMG Project One is essentially a road-going version of the company's Petronas Formula One racing car, combining a rear-mounted high-revving 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 with a pair of electric motors on the front axle...


2018 Genesis G70 spied almost disguise free
50
Comments

2018 Genesis G70 spied almost disguise free

The new Genesis G70 sports sedan has been spied almost completely disguise-free ahead of its launch later this week. Korean Beast, a Saudi automotive forum, published these photos of Genesis' BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class competitor, but it's not clear where the images were sourced from. The G70 shares its rear-wheel drive platform with the Kia Stinger...


Australian road safety guru elected new Global NCAP chairman
4
Comments

Australian road safety guru elected new Global NCAP chairman

Long-time road safety advocate, and former Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) chairman, Lauchlan McIntosh, has been appointed chairman of the Global New Car Assessment Program (Global NCAP)...