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Honda getting its 'sporty mojo back'
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Honda getting its 'sporty mojo back'

Honda Australia says its continued investment into Formula One and the arrival of the NSX supercar are all signs that the Japanese brand is getting its ‘sporty mojo back’. For years Honda was credited with creating the most interesting and sporty cars coming out of Japan, however, in the last decade or so, some have suggested that it has lost its way, focusing too heavily on fuel efficiency at the cost of all else...


Ford Falcon Sprint extensively tested in Detroit, Arizona and Germany: 200,000km and over 1000 dyno hours
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Ford Falcon Sprint extensively tested in Detroit, Arizona and Germany: 200,000km and over 1000 dyno hours

Ford Australia has detailed the extensive engineering process involved in bringing the Falcon Sprint range to fruition, despite the fact that only 1400 units will be built. The Falcon XR6 Sprint and XR8 Sprint models were engineered by a team of 15 in Melbourne that worked on the car for almost two years...


2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe teased ahead of New York debut
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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe teased ahead of New York debut

The upcoming 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe has been teased in a short video clip today, ahead of its global debut at this month’s New York motor show. Following on from the spy shots that we reported yesterday, the GLC coupe looks to stay very true to the concept that was unveiled at the 2015 Shanghai motor show...


Falcon Sprint a head-to-head Clubsport LSA rival: "Our car is $21,000 cheaper than the competition"
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Falcon Sprint a head-to-head Clubsport LSA rival: "Our car is $21,000 cheaper than the competition"

This week in Australian motoring has been both sad and exciting, with Ford Australia releasing its final and fastest-ever Falcon. The Falcon XR6 Sprint and Falcon XR8 Sprint both mark the culmination of almost two years of engineering between a team of 15 engineers...


Lamborghini Miura SV 50th anniversary restoration revealed for Florida show
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Lamborghini Miura SV 50th anniversary restoration revealed for Florida show

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its iconic Miura SV (Super Veloce), revealed back in 1966, Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has meticulously restored an ageing example of the historic car. The Miura, which should be instantly recognisable to all motoring fans, was lovingly brought back to its former glory by Lamborghini’s PoloStorico division...


Bentley previews 'Future of Luxury' with 2036 interior design concept
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Bentley previews 'Future of Luxury' with 2036 interior design concept

Bentley has unveiled a striking interior design concept at a small event in London, giving a glimpse of what its cabins may look like in the far advanced future of 2036.  ‘The Future of Luxury’ depicts an interior set out like a lounge, rather than a car, with a standout feature being the complete absence of the vehicle’s traditional driver environment...


Genesis G90L unveiled, but Australia to miss out
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Genesis G90L unveiled, but Australia to miss out

Hyundai's luxury brand, Genesis, has added another vehicle to its expanding range with the unveiling of the big EQ900L this week in Korea. This debut follows spy photos published by CarAdvice late last year that revealed the long-wheelbase form of the G90 in testing, just days after the regular version debuted online...


Genesis G70: Hyundai teases sedan concept ahead of New York auto show - video
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Genesis G70: Hyundai teases sedan concept ahead of New York auto show - video

Genesis, the newly separated luxury offshoot of Korean carmaker Hyundai, has released a compelling teaser clip and image for a concept it will unveil at next week’s New York motor show...


BMW i3 upgrade, i8 Roadster, Mini plug-in hybrid confirmed
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BMW i3 upgrade, i8 Roadster, Mini plug-in hybrid confirmed

At a press conference today, Harald Krueger, the CEO of BMW, laid out the broad brushstrokes of its near-term plan, dubbed "Strategy Number One > Next", including details on a few new models. Before 2016 is up, BMW will unveil an upgraded version of its i3 hatch with "increased battery capacity and additional range"...


2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4Matic revealed, Australian launch confirmed
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4Matic revealed, Australian launch confirmed

The new 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4Matic has been unveiled today ahead of a New York motor show debut next week. Confirmed for an Australian launch in December this year, the new hero in the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV range is just the latest in a new run of ‘entry level’ AMG models to wear the ‘43’ badge...


2016 Audi R8 Spyder spied completely undisguised
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2016 Audi R8 Spyder spied completely undisguised

Another example of the recently revealed second-generation 2016 Audi R8 has been spied in public, this time without its top.  Yes, spy photographers have snapped the next-generation Audi R8 Spyder, roofless and also sans camouflage. The bright yellow convertible's state of undress is likely a sign that the new Spyder is out on promotional film and photography work...


Tesla Model 3 teased ahead of April 1 launch
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Tesla Model 3 teased ahead of April 1 launch

The new Tesla Model 3 has been teased ahead of its debut on March 31 (April 1, Australian time) at an event in Los Angeles. According to Automotive News, the Model 3 shown in LA will be a working prototype. This teaser image was posted to the company's Facebook and Twitter profiles, and places a silhouetted Model 3 alongside its future showroom companions, the Model S sedan and the Model X SUV...


2017 Nissan GT-R update teased ahead of New York reveal
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2017 Nissan GT-R update teased ahead of New York reveal

An updated, or possibly a limited-edition version, of the Nissan GT-R has been teased ahead of the New York motor show, which starts next week. Overnight, the company released an animated image of the GT-R's rear being gradually illuminated by the car's signature afterburner tail-lights. Aside from the teaser image (above), Nissan hasn't provided any further details about its Big Apple débutante...


Ford Falcon XR6 and XR8 Sprint almost sold out before officially going on sale
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Ford Falcon XR6 and XR8 Sprint almost sold out before officially going on sale

The arrival of the last Ford Falcons ever, the Falcon XR6 Sprint and Falcon XR8 Sprint, has caused a rush for Ford dealers with almost all 1400 vehicles already sold, before the vehicles go on sale in May. Ford Australia will begin production of Falcon Sprint models in late March with the vehicle officially going on sale in May 2016...


2016 Kia Carnival gets five-star ANCAP safety rating
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2016 Kia Carnival gets five-star ANCAP safety rating

The Kia Carnival has at last attained an important five-star ANCAP rating after Australia's safety watchdog tested the upgraded version. It’s almost a year since the new Kia Carnival scored a surprise four-star ANCAP rating, chalked up at the time partly to “excessive movement of the park and foot brake pedals and significant footwell deformation”...