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Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew: Baja-inspired dual-cab debuts in Detroit
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Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew: Baja-inspired dual-cab debuts in Detroit

One year after the reveal of the hardcore 2016 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCab, the US company has premiered the stretched SuperCrew dual-cab version. The premiere of the 2017 F-150 Raptor SuperCrew took place at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit — Motor City. In an era of head-turning utes, it’s hard to think of one that does it better...


Genesis G70 sedan expected to be first N Performance model for luxury brand
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Genesis G70 sedan expected to be first N Performance model for luxury brand

The long-awaited Hyundai range of N Performance models will stretch to the Korean brand’s newly established luxury arm, Genesis – and the most likely candidate will be the new G70 sedan. Hyundai North America reaffirmed the name of the new model that will rival the highly successful Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the likes of the Lexus IS, Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series, labelling the car the “G70 sport sedan” during a presentation to global media...


Kia Telluride: 298kW hybrid SUV concept hits Detroit show
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Kia Telluride: 298kW hybrid SUV concept hits Detroit show

Kia has unveiled the Telluride SUV concept at this week’s Detroit auto show, where it will gauge audience reactions before deciding on a potential market launch. Green in more ways than one, the big Telluride packs a hybrid drive system that sees a 3.5-litre petrol V6 matched with an electric motor to produce a combined 298kW...


Audi h-tron quattro concept unveiled - UPDATE
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Audi h-tron quattro concept unveiled - UPDATE

The Audi h-tron quattro concept has been unveiled on the first day of the 2016 Detroit auto show. Design-wise, the new h-tron quattro looks to be a lightly remixed version of the e-tron quattro that made its debut the Frankfurt motor show towards the end of 2015. Externally, the clearest sign that you're looking at the new h-tron variant is the SUV's eye-catching yellow paint work and its new set of turbine-style alloy wheels...


2017 Infiniti Q60 revealed, Australian debut later this year
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2017 Infiniti Q60 revealed, Australian debut later this year

The big new 2017 Infiniti Q60 has been given a world premiere at this week’s Detroit auto show, revealed as just the latest in a run of promising new models for the Japanese luxury marque. Returning to the venue where it first appeared as a striking concept in 2015, the new Q60 is revealed today in its final production form ahead of an Australian debut set to occur later this year...


Lexus LC500 Coupe revealed - UPDATE
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Lexus LC500 Coupe revealed - UPDATE

UPDATE, June 23 2016: Lexus has released a new video clip (above) for the LC that showcases its sonorous V8 engine. No, that’s not another version of the LF-LC – it’s the all-new Lexus LC500 Coupe, which looks a heck of a lot like the showcar that preceded it way back in 2012...


2016 Detroit auto show reveals
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2016 Detroit auto show reveals

The opening press days of the 2016 Detroit auto show are now in full swing, with a handful of unveilings already occurring today. Monday (Australian time) kicked off with the unveiling of a specialised off-roading concept for Volkswagen's Tiguan, which also benefited from the electrified goodies that the carmaker packs into its GTE models...


2016 Ford Fusion/Mondeo unveiled: twin-turbo V6 headlines changes
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2016 Ford Fusion/Mondeo unveiled: twin-turbo V6 headlines changes

The newly refreshed 2016 Ford Fusion has been revealed for the Detroit auto show today, debuting with a new all-wheel drive twin-turbocharged V6 and two revised hybrids. Ford describes this model as the most technology-packed Fusion ever. Australia uses the Mondeo nameplate, with both vehicles sharing the same platform and some engines...


2016 Chrysler Pacifica: Grand Voyager replacement appears in Detroit
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2016 Chrysler Pacifica: Grand Voyager replacement appears in Detroit

The 2016 Chrysler Pacifica has debuted at this week’s Detroit auto show, replacing the people-mover we knew as the Grand Voyager. In the US, where Chrysler’s people-mover was known instead as the Town & Country, the Pacifica will replace the now eight year-old fifth-generation model. The Grand Voyager is no longer available in Australia, making its way out of the local range in 2015...


Renault Master Bus launched in Australia from $59,990
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Renault Master Bus launched in Australia from $59,990

Renault Australia has launched the 12-seat Renault Master Bus, which is based on the Master L3H2 long wheelbase, with a starting price of $59,990. The front-wheel drive Master Bus launches locally with the availability of a single front-wheel drive offering. The Master Bus is powered by a 2...


Mercedes-Benz E-Class won't get autonomous tech in Australia from launch
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class won't get autonomous tech in Australia from launch

The hugely sophisticated new Mercedes-Benz E-Class will arrive in Australia from June 2016, but key elements of the new model’s autonomous technology suite won’t be available until at least six months after its launch...


2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class revealed: Australian debut set for June
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2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class revealed: Australian debut set for June

UPDATE: New E-Class Estate revealed The new-generation 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been given an official unveiling at this week’s NAIAS Detroit auto show, ahead of an Australian debut expected to occur around June. Today’s unveiling follows the new large car’s surfacing earlier this month, when a full selection of marketing photos appeared in the German press...


Buick Avista concept could preview new Holden Monaro
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Buick Avista concept could preview new Holden Monaro

Buick Avista: new Holden Coupe previewed in Detroit? This week’s Detroit auto show has brought GM fans their first look at the most exciting new Buick in decades - but it could also be a preview of what’s to come for Holden fans in Australia. It was this time last year when GM’s chief of international operations, Stefan Jacoby, confirmed that Holden has a V8-powered sports coupe in its future...


2016 Toyota Corolla sedan facelift revealed: Trademark renderings surface online
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2016 Toyota Corolla sedan facelift revealed: Trademark renderings surface online

Images of the 2016 Toyota Corolla sedan have surfaced on the European Union trademark and patent office website this week, offering a first clear look at the small car’s styling updates. These images of the international and US-market versions (the latter was spied testing just days ago), of the refreshed 2016 Corolla sedan reveal a new face and a subtle revision at the rear end...


Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept: Detroit show debut for plug-in AWD concept
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Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept: Detroit show debut for plug-in AWD concept

The Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept with petrol plug-in hybrid architecture makes its world premiere this week in Detroit. The rugged-looking GTE Active Concept follows on from the world premiere of the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan — replete with a GTE plug-in derivation — at the Frankfurt motor show last September. It joins the existing Passat GTE and Golf GTE...