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Honda ‘ZSX’ name trademarked: “baby NSX” could be revealed next year - report
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Honda ‘ZSX’ name trademarked: “baby NSX” could be revealed next year - report

Rumours of a new mid-engined Honda sports car have been around for nearly a decade, but now the company has filed a trademark application for the ‘ZSX’ name in Europe, and reports claim the new model could be revealed as early as next year. Filed at the end of July, the ZSX trademark draws obvious similarities to the NSX’s name...


Uber to go legal in QLD from September 5, Premier announces on social media
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Uber to go legal in QLD from September 5, Premier announces on social media

Ride-sharing service Uber will be made legal in Queensland from early September, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announcing the move on Facebook this week. Queensland's legalisation of ‘ride-booking’ companies such as Uber is part of numerous reforms which will include a $100 million industry assistance package, and a universal set of rules and regulations for taxi and ride-sharing operators...


2016 Fiat 500X prices cut, new drive-away starting price added - UPDATE
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2016 Fiat 500X prices cut, new drive-away starting price added - UPDATE

Update - The original version of this article said drive-away pricing for the 500X Pop variant was for August only, however, this is an ongoing campaign Australian prices for the 2016 Fiat 500X SUV have this week been reduced by as much as $2000 to better compete with its more popular Japanese rivals...


Mercedes-Benz trademarks EQ for electric sub-brand - report
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Mercedes-Benz trademarks EQ for electric sub-brand - report

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle sub-brand could be based around the letters EQ, if a trademark filing in the UK proves to be an accurate reflection of the car maker's intentions. According to Autocar, the German luxury maker has filed applications for a clutch of new models, including the EQA, EQC, EQE, EQG, and EQS...


Holden: new V8 sports car "will blow your socks off"
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Holden: new V8 sports car "will blow your socks off"

With the end of local Commodore production a little over a year away, there has been a good deal of uncertainty about which model in GM's global stable will debut as the hero performer in the Holden line-up. Hopes appeared to dim earlier this year, when new GM global design chief and former Australian styling boss, Mike Simcoe, told CarAdvice he would steer well clear of discussing the topic...


2016 Infiniti Q30 snapped in Melbourne
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2016 Infiniti Q30 snapped in Melbourne

The 2017 Infiniti Q30 hatchback has been spied in local specification ahead of the model’s Australian launch next month. Spied by a switched-on CarAdvice reader, two of the the Infiniti Q30s (black and red) appear to be lower-spec models, with limited badging and more conservative front and rear bumpers, likely to be circa-$30,000 entry-level variants...


Holden Colorado flagship performer could come to tackle Ranger Raptor
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Holden Colorado flagship performer could come to tackle Ranger Raptor

A more extreme off-road or performance-oriented version of the 2017 Holden Colorado could be on the cards, if buyers want it, the car maker has admitted. Speaking at the launch of the new Colorado, Holden chairman and managing director, Mark Bernhard, told CarAdvice that customer demand would dictate which editions they build...


2017 Alpina B5 Touring spied at the Nurburgring
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2017 Alpina B5 Touring spied at the Nurburgring

A sporty 2017 BMW 5 Series wagon prototype, believed to be the new Alpina B5 Touring, has been snapped doing laps around the famed Nurburgring circuit. The Bavarian brand hasn’t offered an M5 Touring since the ‘E61’ generation that debuted in 2007, meaning the company lacks a competitor to the likes of the Audi RS6 Avant and Mercedes-AMG E63 wagon...


2017 Honda Civic hatch spotted undisguised at the docks
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2017 Honda Civic hatch spotted undisguised at the docks

The next-generation Honda Civic hatchback has been spied completely undisguised in the UK. These photos, originally posted on the CivicX.com forums, show the new hatch heading to or at the docks about to board a ship bound for the US. Americans will be able to buy a Civic hatch for the first time in two generations...


2017 Mazda 6 update launches in the US, due in Australia by year's end
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2017 Mazda 6 update launches in the US, due in Australia by year's end

A mildly-updated 2017 Mazda 6 has been revealed in the US, bringing the company’s new G-Vectoring Control system and interior enhancements to the medium sedan and wagon. Revealed in the States alongside the newly-refreshed Mazda 3 that has already launched Down Under, the new Mazda 6 looks identical to its predecessor – which was just updated early last year – with all the changes happening in the cabin and under the skin...


Audi unveils energy recuperating shock absorbers
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Audi unveils energy recuperating shock absorbers

Audi has announced that it is currently working on a new electromechanical rotary damper concept, or eROT for short, that can recover otherwise wasted energy. At present, the eROT setup is only available for the rear wheels. The prototype system ditches the usual upright shock absorbers in favour of a lever arm connected to a series of gears and a compact horizontal electric motor...


2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe priced from $77,100 - UPDATE
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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe priced from $77,100 - UPDATE

Update: In addition to the information below, Mercedes-Benz has now confirmed the GLC Coupe is available to order now ahead of a scheduled November 'on sale' date. Australian pricing and specifications for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe have been revealed ahead of its local arrival in November...


2017 Range Rover updated for Australia: New safety tech, infotainment, SVO sports variant
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2017 Range Rover updated for Australia: New safety tech, infotainment, SVO sports variant

The updated 2017 Range Rover has been announced, with new safety technology, an updated infotainment system, and a sporty new SVAutobiography model added to range. When the updated line-up goes on sale early next year, the 2017 Range Rover will kick off at $183,300 plus on-road costs...


2017 Skoda Kodiaq teased again, September 1 debut confirmed: video
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2017 Skoda Kodiaq teased again, September 1 debut confirmed: video

Skoda has teased its upcoming Kodiaq SUV once again, this time in a short video and a set of tightly cropped images. The Czech brand says the seven-seat Kodiaq will make its global debut on 1 September in Berlin, Germany, ahead of the previously-speculated debut at the Paris motor show in October...


2017 Holden Colorado range lands five-star ANCAP safety upgrade
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2017 Holden Colorado range lands five-star ANCAP safety upgrade

The massively overhauled 2017 Holden Colorado range has been upgraded to a full five-star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) this week. For the new model year, the Colorado gains revisions to its front structure, airbag configuration and restraint system...