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2016 Mini Clubman to launch in Australia next month
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2016 Mini Clubman to launch in Australia next month

The all-new Mini Clubman will go on sale in Australia next month, bringing new levels of practicality, equipment and luxury to the British city car brand’s showrooms. As with its predecessor, the second-generation Mini Clubman will be a petrol-only affair, with the range initially featuring the entry-grade Cooper and sporty Cooper S variants...


Audi Australia suspends sale of 2.0-litre EA189 diesel cars
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Audi Australia suspends sale of 2.0-litre EA189 diesel cars

Audi Australia has confirmed that it will temporarily suspend the sale of models fitted with the 2.0-litre EA189 diesel engine, which is currently at the centre of the Volkswagen Group's "dieselgate" affair...


Volkswagen Australia suspends sale of all 1.6- and 2.0-litre EA189 diesel vehicles
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Volkswagen Australia suspends sale of all 1.6- and 2.0-litre EA189 diesel vehicles

Volkswagen Group Australia has suspended the sale of all 1.6- and 2.0-litre diesel vehicles in Australia fitted with EA189 diesel engines affected by defeat device engine code that allows it to cheat US emissions testing procedures, with the saga dubbed 'DieselGate'...


2016 Alfa Romeo Giulietta facelift spy photos
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2016 Alfa Romeo Giulietta facelift spy photos

A prototype of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta facelift has been spotted by our photographers in Turin. While Alfa Romeo awaits more product based on its new rear- and all-wheel drive platform, including its first ever SUV, the brand will soldier on with its front-wheel drive hatchbacks, albeit with some changes and upgrades to keep them competitive...


Autonomous Chevrolet Volts to operate at GM R&D centre
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Autonomous Chevrolet Volts to operate at GM R&D centre

General Motors will next year begin operating a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrids at its main research and development centre in Detroit. According to the American automaker, the self-driving Volts will operate within the grounds of the Warren Technical Center, around 29 kilometres north of downtown Detroit...


Peugeot won't 'play the game' with Nurburgring lap times
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Peugeot won't 'play the game' with Nurburgring lap times

Despite fierce competition and years of one-upmanship across various brands, Peugeot has said it will not 'play the game' when it comes to chasing record-breaking lap times around Germany's infamous Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit...


2016 Toyota HiLux was developed by a car guy, not a ute guy
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2016 Toyota HiLux was developed by a car guy, not a ute guy

The man who oversaw the development of one of the Toyota iQ - one of the most unconventional Toyota models of all time - was shocked when he learned that the company wanted him to lead the development of the new-generation 2016 Toyota HiLux. “No-one was more surprised than me… it’s quite a leap from a car like iQ,” said the executive chief engineer of the Toyota HiLux, Hiroki Nakajima...


Suzuki concept cars for 2015 Tokyo motor show revealed: Ignis Trail, Air Triser, Mighty Deck
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Suzuki concept cars for 2015 Tokyo motor show revealed: Ignis Trail, Air Triser, Mighty Deck

Hot on the heels of the reveal of the all-new Suzuki Ignis compact crossover ahead of the 2015 Tokyo motor show, the Japanese brand has unveiled a trio of fun-looking concept cars: the Suzuki Ignis Trail Concept, Suzuki Air Triser Concept and Suzuki Mighty Deck Concept...


Next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom to debut all aluminium architecture - report
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Next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom to debut all aluminium architecture - report

According to a report, the new Rolls-Royce Phantom will ride on all new aluminium platform, which will also underpin future vehicles from the British marque. Sources have informed Automobile that the next-generation Phantom, which could debut as early as next year, will be the first car to utilise a new aluminium architecture that's being developed for Rolls-Royce by BMW...


BMW X4 M40i revealed
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BMW X4 M40i revealed

The BMW X4 M40i has been unveiled and detailed just a few days after information and images of the performance SUV leaked on the internet. As revealed earlier this week, the BMW X4 M40i is powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged straight-six petrol engine. Based on the unit used in the X4 xDrive35i, the M40i's motor has been upgraded with components from the M3 and M4, giving the M40i a total of 265kW of power and 465Nm of torque to play with...


Honda NeoWing concept revealed
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Honda NeoWing concept revealed

The Honda NeoWing concept will be unveiled at the 2015 Tokyo motor show, which takes place at the end of this month. Featuring two wheels at the front, and a single wheel at the rear, the Honda NeoWing is claimed to offer the "cornering feel and sporty ride equivalent to a large-sized motorcycle", while also having "excellent stability in low-speed ranges"...


Name Your Car Day 2015
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Name Your Car Day 2015

Terry. Jasmine. Rocket. No, they aren’t the next additions to the Kardashian-West brood, nor are they the latest Geely models to hit the streets. After children (obviously) and pets (also, duh), we Australians have a huge affinity for naming our cars, so we are celebrating this October 2nd as National Name Your Car Day. And no, we didn’t make that up...


2016 Pagani Huayra R spy photos with QR code easter egg
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2016 Pagani Huayra R spy photos with QR code easter egg

A CarAdvice reader has spied the 2016 Pagani Huayra R testing in Italy ahead of the car's likely announcement at next year's Geneva motor show. Although limited to just 100 units, the Pagani Huayra coupe is likely to follow the Zonda's lead, where 'R' and Roadster versions were introduced closer to the end of its lifecycle...


2016 Mitsubishi Lancer update revealed: Australia confirmed and Ralliart dumped
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2016 Mitsubishi Lancer update revealed: Australia confirmed and Ralliart dumped

Mitsubishi has taken the wraps off the 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer, debuting minor styling changes and extra specification. On the market now for around seven years, the Mitsubishi Lancer is one of the oldest car in its segment, with Mitsubishi yet to confirm a replacement or significant facelift...


Subaru WRX, WRX STI and BRZ Hyper Blue specials on sale in Australia
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Subaru WRX, WRX STI and BRZ Hyper Blue specials on sale in Australia

Subaru Australia has launched the special Hyper Blue versions of its WRX, WRX STI and BRZ sports cars this week, following news of their coming back in August. As promised, availability of the new limited-edition variants is restricted to a total of 300 units, made up 200 CVT-equipped WRX Premium, 50 manual WRX STI Premium and 50 manual and automatic BRZ models...