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No Pajero three-door swansong for Oz
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No Pajero three-door swansong for Oz

Despite its enduring popularity, and the solid resale value of the three-door Pajero on the second hand market in Australia, there’s no likelihood of a farewell swansong locally, following news of its demise in Japan. Mitsubishi Australia representatives hosed down any idea the three-door, which is so popular with off-roaders and grey nomads, would return to the new car market...


Small car sales: Corolla, Mazda 3, Golf, Civic and more
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Small car sales: Corolla, Mazda 3, Golf, Civic and more

While SUVs are now outselling passenger cars, and light commercials are occupying much of the top 10, the small car segment remains the market's most popular. VFACTS data shows that 53,410 small sedans, hatches and wagons were sold over the first quarter of 2017, giving this segment a market share of 19.1 per cent. Next in line are medium SUVs on 16...


2017 Volkswagen Caddy range adds diesel variants, budget-focused Runner model
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2017 Volkswagen Caddy range adds diesel variants, budget-focused Runner model

The 2017 Volkswagen Caddy range has been bolstered by the addition of three new diesel variants, and the return of the budget-friendly Caddy Runner model. The new variants join the best-selling Volkswagen Caddy small van range, which until recently had been a petrol only offering in its current generation. There are three diesel versions are all powered by a 2...


Mini Remastered: The latest from David Brown Automotive
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Mini Remastered: The latest from David Brown Automotive

The 60s Mini is back, baby! UK company, David Brown Automotive (DBA), also responsible for the Speedback GT, has added a new model to its line-up, simply named Mini Remastered. Packed with modern features and engineering, it retains its famous old-school looks. Inspired by Sir Alec Issigonis’ iconic design, DBA is keeping as close to the original as possible...


Koenigsegg and Qoros to reveal electric supercar concept in Shanghai
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Koenigsegg and Qoros to reveal electric supercar concept in Shanghai

Swedish supercar firm Koenigsegg and Chinese-Israeli automaker Qoros are prepping a new 'Super EV' bound for the Shanghai motor show later this month. According to a report by CarNewsChina, the Qoros-branded EV will be feature a fastback body with four doors and four seats, and be capable of sprinting from 0-100km/h in around 3.0 seconds...


Jeep concept teased ahead of Shanghai debut
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Jeep concept teased ahead of Shanghai debut

Jeep has teased a new concept car that it will unveil at the Shanghai motor show later this month. Images from a teaser invite were published by Autohome. The text for the front-on shot reads: "Shanghai Motor Show, April 19. See you there." Accompanying the side-on image, the Chinese text says, "This is not an April Fools' joke"...


2019 Aston Martin DBX teased as factory construction begins
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2019 Aston Martin DBX teased as factory construction begins

A silhouette sketch of the Aston Martin DBX, the brand's first crossover, has been released to coincide with the start of construction at the car's new Welsh factory. Earlier this week, the British government formally handed over the keys to the former Ministry of Defence site in St Athan, Wales. The hangars at the facility will be converted into the company's second production site...


Australia's luxury car market suddenly struggling
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Australia's luxury car market suddenly struggling

Australia’s luxury vehicle market is showing signs of slowing down in 2017 after a few years of disproportionate sales growth and increased market penetration. Key luxury brands such as Audi and BMW are both down by double digits this year — in an overall market down 2 per cent — after years of setting records, while growth for Mercedes-Benz has slowed to a comparative trickle...


Mitsubishi Pajero: No replacement anytime soon
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Mitsubishi Pajero: No replacement anytime soon

Mitsubishi fans have been asking when - if ever - they are likely to see a new generation of the legendary and still widely-liked Pajero off-roader. The answer is, not anytime soon, according to Mitsubishi Australia. “We cant speculate on whether we are developing a new Pajero,” Mitsubishi Motors Australia Head of Product Planning James Tol explained to CarAdvice at the launch of the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV...


Interview: Ford technical leader Ellen Lee on the future of 3D printing
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Interview: Ford technical leader Ellen Lee on the future of 3D printing

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is taking the world by storm, but it’s not as new as you might think. Also known as additive manufacturing, 3D 'printing' was invented by Hideo Kodama at Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute in 1981, with a patent filed in 1984...


Mysterious Lynk & Co concept surfaces online, could preview upcoming 02 sedan
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Mysterious Lynk & Co concept surfaces online, could preview upcoming 02 sedan

A new Lynk & Co sedan concept has surfaced online this week, complete with scissor-style doors and futuristic styling. The images, taken by Fred Etoall for the Chinese manufacturer and published online by Adamsky Management, show a striking sedan which combines Lynk & Co's bold corporate face and a sedan body - as opposed to the SUV aesthetic adopted by the 01 crossover revealed late last year...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 7, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 7, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Sport mode: Get it right, or get...
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Sport mode: Get it right, or get...

Call me old fashioned, but I reckon it's bullshit. There are a stack of reasons I love my 1989 Nissan Sil80. It’s manual. It’s rear-wheel drive. It’s turbocharged. The thing I love about it more than anything else, though, is when you turn the key (oh yeah, it’s got one of those too), that’s it...


CarAdvice podcast 47: European sport sedan comparison
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CarAdvice podcast 47: European sport sedan comparison

The podcast team this week is Mandy, Paul and James Wong, as they bring you the biggest car news of the week, which includes the reveal of the super quick 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC63, Nissan Altima and Pulsar axed, 2018 Holden Commodore Tourer revealed, and the 2018 Infiniti QX80 Monograph to be revealed in New York on April 12...


Top 25 makes and models this year so far
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Top 25 makes and models this year so far

New vehicle sales in March may have hit an all-time high, but the market as a whole was actually a little down over the first quarter of 2017. Sales from January 1 to March 31 sit at 279,345 units. according to the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries’ VFACTS data provided by manufacturers, which is 2...