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2016 European Car of the Year award finalists announced
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2016 European Car of the Year award finalists announced

The jurors for the 2016 European Car of the Year award have handed down a list of the final models in the running for this year’s prize, to be revealed at March’s Geneva motor show. Shortlisted from a group of forty nominees announced in July, today’s list of seven vehicles includes four premium marques and three volume-selling brands...


2016 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet revealed - UPDATE
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2016 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet revealed - UPDATE

Well-heeled buyers looking to combine opulence with a stonking loud monster of an engine can do worse than the Mercedes-AMG S65, and this new variant may be the most appealing option yet. Joining the behemoth S65 sedan and the only slightly less sensible S65 Coupe, the new 2016 AMG S65 Cabriolet delivers the same performance package while adding a little extra flair for a sun-seeking and coast-hugging lifestyle...


Suzuki Vitara Turbo confirmed for Australia
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Suzuki Vitara Turbo confirmed for Australia

The Suzuki Vitara Turbo will give the Japanese brand’s baby SUV a welcome boost when it reaches Australian showrooms in the second quarter of 2016. Suzuki Australia today confirmed it would offer the turbocharged version of the Vitara in our market after initially showing strong interest following its world premiere at September’s Frankfurt motor show...


2016 Renault Megane in Australia from Sep-Oct: Two petrol engines, one diesel
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2016 Renault Megane in Australia from Sep-Oct: Two petrol engines, one diesel

Renault Australia has confirmed that it will bring three different variants of the new 2016 Megane to our market next year. The French brand is looking to import the new Megane to Australia around September or October next year, with a choice of one diesel and two petrol models. As with the existing model, the new car will come to Australia from a Renault factory in Spain...


2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider pricing and specifications
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2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider pricing and specifications

The 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider is now on sale in Australia, joining the coupe model that made its local debut earlier this year. Priced from $99,000 plus on-road costs, the pleasure of topless Italian motoring in the 4C Spider will demand a $10,000 premium over its hardtop sibling...


Faraday Future reveals plans for North Las Vegas EV production plant
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Faraday Future reveals plans for North Las Vegas EV production plant

Budding Tesla rival Faraday Future has released details of its inaugural US$1 billion ($1.4 billion) manufacturing facility in the west of the US. Faraday Future is planning a 279,000 square metre factory in North Las Vegas, Nevada – the same state as Tesla’s forthcoming battery-building Gigafactory...


NEVS planning four all-new electric vehicles using Saab platform
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NEVS planning four all-new electric vehicles using Saab platform

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the owner of the assets of Saab Automobile, has announced plans to release four all-new vehicles in 2018. Speaking at Sweden’s largest annual automotive conference, Stora Bildagen, NEVS president Mattias Bergman revealed the company’s intention to launch its first electric vehicle based on “significantly upgraded” Saab 9-3 technology in 2017 before introducing four new models based on Saab’s EV-optimised Phoenix platform the following year...


Good drivers become what they hate: study
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Good drivers become what they hate: study

Bad drivers bring out the worst in ‘good’ motorists, according to a study into driver behaviour by Queensland University of Technology’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety (CARRS-Q). The centre’s Lauren Shaw said that when faced with poor etiquette on the road, many motorists are responding angrily, contributing to the perception of a divide between good drivers and bad...


2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class styling revealed in interior promo shots
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2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class styling revealed in interior promo shots

Buyers shopping in the large premium car market have been given another glimpse of the new 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class this week, thanks to some revealing product photos. These images, released last week with the unveiling of the new large car’s interior styling and technologies, reveal a selection of tasty Easter eggs, with the new-generation E-Class exposed in the background...


2016 Subaru Levorg surfaces in Australia ahead of local launch
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2016 Subaru Levorg surfaces in Australia ahead of local launch

The all-new 2016 Subaru Levorg wagon has been spied in Australia this week, in the lead-up to its local market launch next year. Spied by CarAdvice reader Josh on the New South Wales stretch of the Hume Highway over the weekend, this Levorg is likely a factory-owned Australian-market model in final evaluation...


Volkswagen teases reborn Bulli electric bus for CES debut
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Volkswagen teases reborn Bulli electric bus for CES debut

Volkswagen has rolled out a preview for its coming electric vehicle concept, to be unveiled at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It was just three days ago that organisers for CES revealed that Volkswagen passenger vehicles chairman Dr Herbert Diess would focus his keynote speech on the future of electric mobility, to be delivered alongside the unveiling of a related concept vehicle...


2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint being readied for early 2016 reveal
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2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint being readied for early 2016 reveal

Ford Australia is set to take the wraps off the final performance Falcon ever with the 2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint being readied for production with an expected early 2016 reveal date...


2016 HSV GTS-R trademark registered — iconic nameplate to return?
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2016 HSV GTS-R trademark registered — iconic nameplate to return?

The HSV GTS-R nameplate could be making a comeback in the guise of a Gen-F2 HSV if a recent trademark registration is anything to go by, marking 20 years since the original HSV VS GTS/R. The trademark registration, which was registered on December 2, 2015, covers both vehicles and merchandise. It was during 1996 that HSV last used the GTS-R moniker with the VS GTS/R...


Mercedes-Benz SLC convertible confirmed for 2016 Detroit auto show debut
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Mercedes-Benz SLC convertible confirmed for 2016 Detroit auto show debut

The Mercedes-Benz SLK will soon be no more. In its place will be the Mercedes-Benz SLC convertible, which CarAdvice has learned will be revealed at the 2016 Detroit auto show. The new Mercedes-Benz SLC drop-top will see some revisions compared with its forebear, including a revamped front-end design with new headlights and grille, a new rear bumper, a revamped interior and updated engine range...


CarAdvice helps Movember raise more than $15.7m for men's health
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CarAdvice helps Movember raise more than $15.7m for men's health

CarAdvice has helped the Movember Foundation of Australia raise more than $15.7 million dollars for men's health across the country. Thanks to our highly motivated, 20-strong Movember team – and a huge number of generous donations – CarAdvice managed to raise an impressive four-figure total of $3591 towards the betterment of prostate and testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity...