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Volvo XC40 launch confirmed for 2017, EV coming in 2019
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Volvo XC40 launch confirmed for 2017, EV coming in 2019

The new Volvo XC40 crossover will be launched this year, as will a replacement for the XC60. Henrik Green, Volvo's research and development boss, has confirmed to Autocar that the new XC40 crossover will make its debut this year. The XC40 will be the first model in the fourth-generation 40-Series range, and will also be the first Volvo to use the company's new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA)...


2018 Audi RS3 Sportback: Faster, lighter, more powerful
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2018 Audi RS3 Sportback: Faster, lighter, more powerful

Audi’s manic hot hatch, the RS3 Sportback, just got a whole lot more mental, with more power, more torque and a lighter, sleeker body. Due to be launched at next month’s Geneva motor show, Audi is claiming the refreshed RS3 Sportback 0-100km/h sprint time of just 4.2 seconds. That’s remarkable performance from its 2...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 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...


That sucks: Dodge Demon gets massive "Air Grabber" bonnet scoop
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That sucks: Dodge Demon gets massive "Air Grabber" bonnet scoop

The upcoming Dodge Challenger SRT Demon will boast what the car maker has declared the largest functional bonnet scoop ever cut into a production car's engine lid. To celebrate its enormity, the scoop even gets its own name and badge: Air Grabber. Not since "freezer" has an object's name and function been so perfectly aligned...


2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class spied
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2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class spied

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class has been spied doing a spot of cold weather testing ahead of its anticipated debut later this year. The X-Class shares its platform with the Nissan Navara and Renault Alaskan, although it will have a wider track than both of those vehicles. Other unique features will include a five-link rear suspension, Mercedes-Benz engines, and a strengthened chassis...


2017 Audi S4 pricing and specs
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2017 Audi S4 pricing and specs

The 2017 Audi S4 sedan and Avant wagon have arrived in Australia, eight months after the global launch, bringing improvements to every area and a $6000 sharper price point than ever before – starting under $100,000 for the first time...


2017 Isuzu D-Max pricing and specs: Updated engine and more kit
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2017 Isuzu D-Max pricing and specs: Updated engine and more kit

It may not look very different, but the 2017 Isuzu D-Max ute has seen some significant changes under the skin. The most significant chance is a re-worked version of the brand’s 3.0-litre turbo diesel truck engine, which is now Euro 5 compliant. It retains the same 130kW of power but now has 430Nm of torque (from 2000-2200rpm)...


2016.5 Isuzu MU-X pricing and specs: D-Max twin gets engine upgrade, more features
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2016.5 Isuzu MU-X pricing and specs: D-Max twin gets engine upgrade, more features

The 2016.5 Isuzu MU-X has arrived in Australia, and, yes, '2016.5' is an unusual model year designation. The updated model doesn’t gain the same cosmetic adjustments as the Isuzu D-Max ute, but it does get the brand’s newly developed 3.0-litre turbo diesel four-cylinder engine. In fact, Australia is the first in the world to get an MU-X with the new drivetrain...


2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Runner limited edition ute revealed
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2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Runner limited edition ute revealed

The updated 2017 Isuzu D-Max range may already have a staggering 23 variants available, but apparently there’s room for one more – the 2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Runner. This limited edition model is based on the 4x4 Isuzu D-Max model features the updated 3.0-litre turbo diesel four-cylinder engine with 130kW/430Nm, and it comes exclusively with the newly-developed Aisin six-speed automatic gearbox...


Toyota HiLux Tonka concept teased
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Toyota HiLux Tonka concept teased

Last year's locally-developed 86 Shooting Brake obviously gave Toyota Australia a taste for the fantastic, because the company's designers are now preparing to roll out another concept fit for the big kid in you...


Volkswagen Atlas accessorises, Australian launch "increasingly unlikely"
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Volkswagen Atlas accessorises, Australian launch "increasingly unlikely"

This weekend's Chicago motor show will play host to an accessorised Weekend edition of the new Volkswagen Atlas, adding unique wheels, a clever new expanding roof pod and other holidaying goodies. But, kitted up or not, the new SUV's Australian potential is looking slim...


Pininfarina pair to debut in Geneva
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Pininfarina pair to debut in Geneva

Legendary styling house Pininfarina will have two client projects on show at next month's Geneva motor show: the H600 and the EF7 Vision Gran Turismo. Now owned by Indian giant Mahindra, Pininfarina has spent the past year developing a range of supercar and passenger car designs, along with a Formula E racing concept for its new parent company...


BMW snags Veyron designer
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BMW snags Veyron designer

The man responsible for the polarising design of the now legendary Bugatti Veyron, Jozef Kaban, will now head up design for the BMW brand. Reporting to BMW Group design chief Adrian van Hooydonk, the 44-year-old Slovakian designer will take the lead on styling all models that form part of the core BMW range, but not Mini or Rolls-Royce...


2018 Ford Expedition revealed
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2018 Ford Expedition revealed

The next-generation Ford Expedition has been revealed ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the 2017 Chicago motor show. Based on the latest F-150 pickup truck, the Expedition features a steel frame and an aluminium body, and is said to weigh around 135 kilograms less than the outgoing model. Under the bonnet is Ford's turbocharged 3...


2018 Dodge Durango SRT revealed
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2018 Dodge Durango SRT revealed

The long rumoured Dodge Durango SRT has made its official debut ahead of this year's Chicago motor show. With a 6.4-litre Hemi V8 producing 354kW of power at 6000rpm and 637Nm at 4300rpm, Dodge claims that the new Durango SRT is "the most powerful three-row SUV", although that claim conveniently ignores the Mercedes-AMG GLS63 and its 430kW 5...