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Jaguar design boss: reports of wagon death greatly exaggerated
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Jaguar design boss: reports of wagon death greatly exaggerated

Jaguar’s design director, Ian Callum, has declared via social media this week that he was misquoted in a recent article that claimed he had ruled out the manufacturer launching any new wagon models. Contrary to a report in industry journal Automotive News - which suggested that the ongoing boom in SUV sales had moved Jaguar to rule out new wagons - Callum said in a tweet that he had only confirmed there wouldn’t be an XE-based wagon...


2017 Hyundai Elantra SR unveiled in South Korea - UPDATED
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2017 Hyundai Elantra SR unveiled in South Korea - UPDATED

UPDATED (26/7/2016): The images in this article are new, higher resolution versions sourced from the US market Elantra Sport. Overnight, the Hyundai Avante Sport was launched in South Korea. The heated up sedan will serve as the basis of the Hyundai Elantra SR, which will go on sale locally from August or September 2016...


Pirelli P Zero and Dragon Sport Review: Pushing new tyres to the limit at the Shanghai F1 Circuit
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Pirelli P Zero and Dragon Sport Review: Pushing new tyres to the limit at the Shanghai F1 Circuit

If I told you that it was genuinely hard work to test a new tyre with a bunch of supercars at a world famous Formula 1 circuit, you probably wouldn't believe me. Well, it's true. It is actually hard work. With these types of events, there's no reference tyre available, nor is there a method of quantifying tyre performance...


2016 Isuzu D-Max AT35 unveiled: ready to tackle the Arctic, but not Australia
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2016 Isuzu D-Max AT35 unveiled: ready to tackle the Arctic, but not Australia

Arctic Trucks and Isuzu's UK arm have teamed up to create the Isuzu D-Max AT35, a ute that's been toughened up for some serious off-road work. The AT35 rides on 17-inch alloy wheels fitted with huge 35-inch 315/70 Nokian Rotiiva AT off-road tyres. The suspension setup has been thoroughly reworked and includes high performance Fox shock absorbers...


2017 Porsche Cayenne Platinum pricing and specifications
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2017 Porsche Cayenne Platinum pricing and specifications

A new 2017 Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition range has been revealed today, with Australian specifications and pricing now also available ahead of August deliveries. The new special-edition Cayenne models are available in V6 petrol, diesel and S E-Hybrid forms, gaining a number of additional features which, according to Porsche, add more than $12,000 in net added value...


Pirelli Dragon Sport launched: High-performance tyre exclusive to Asia-Pacific
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Pirelli Dragon Sport launched: High-performance tyre exclusive to Asia-Pacific

Pirelli has revealed the Pirelli Dragon Sport tyre in Shanghai this week, which is rubber designed exclusively for aftermarket fitment in the Asia-Pacific market. The high-performance tyre has been designed to offer consumers a safe and sporty option that can be fitted to their car to replace OEM tyres...


Pirelli P Zero launched: Latest tyre benefits from F1 technology enhancements
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Pirelli P Zero launched: Latest tyre benefits from F1 technology enhancements

Pirelli has taken the wraps off the all-new Pirelli P Zero high-performance tyre in Shanghai this week, revealing two different tread patterns and 11 variants. The latest P Zero tyre joins a line of P Zeros that first launched in 1986 with tyres attached to the incredible Lancia Delta Integrale...


Mahindra reveals Pininfarina-designed Formula E concepts
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Mahindra reveals Pininfarina-designed Formula E concepts

Indian manufacturer Mahindra has revealed three Formula E race car concepts designed by Italian design house Pininfarina. Known for penning some of the most beautiful Ferraris to ever grace the world’s tarmac, Pininfarina - now owned by the Mahindra Group - has turned its attention to designing the next all-electric Formula racer...


Geely planning new Volvo-based brand: report
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Geely planning new Volvo-based brand: report

Chinese car maker Geely is reportedly planning to launch a new brand with a new architecture developed together with Volvo. After acquiring the Swedish car maker from Ford back in 2010, Geely went about re-establishing it as a luxury-focussed brand, leaving the Geely brand to tackle more mainstream markets...


Subaru Eyesight and IBM’s Watson supercomputer join forces
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Subaru Eyesight and IBM’s Watson supercomputer join forces

Subaru has teamed up with the Japanese arm of technology giant IBM to develop a data analytics system using IBM’s Watson supercomputer. Parent company of Subaru, Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) announced that it is collaborating with IBM on a data analysis system that will use test images sourced from driver assistance systems such as Subaru's EyeSight technology...


DS 4S hatch debuts in China, global launch unlikely
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DS 4S hatch debuts in China, global launch unlikely

The all-new DS 4S has made its official debut at this week’s Beijing motor show, bringing with it a number of new details about the new five-door hatch. Making its first public appearance at last year’s Guangzhou motor show, the 4S is set to be sold exclusively in China, becoming the fourth DS-branded car to be designed and produced for the country...


2017 Audi S5 Cabriolet spied at the Nurburgring
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2017 Audi S5 Cabriolet spied at the Nurburgring

The upcoming 2017 Audi S5 Cabriolet has been caught at the Nurburgring race track this week. Completing the A5/S5 family, the Cabriolet variant of the S5 comes after the coupe and Sportback body styles that have been spied over the last 12 months. Looking very much like the A5 Cabriolet spied in November, the S5 Cabriolet isn’t a radical departure from the current car, wearing a conservative, evolutionary design...


2017 BMW X3 interior spied
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2017 BMW X3 interior spied

Our spy photographers have nabbed the photos of the interior of the next-generation BMW X3. Externally, this X3 prototype is wearing production versions of the car's headlights and tail-lights, indicating that the third-generation crossover is close to its official debut. Despite the heavy use of camouflage, there doesn't seem to be any false body panels attached to this car...


2006 Volkswagen presentation details dieselgate scheme - report
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2006 Volkswagen presentation details dieselgate scheme - report

A 2006 Powerpoint presentation detailing how Volkswagen could cheat its way past emissions testing has been uncovered as part of the ongoing investigation into the dieselgate scandal. Two sources who have seen the presentation have told the The New York Times that the Powerpoint pack was prepared by a top technology executive at the German automaker...


2017 Porsche Panamera leaked in marketing documents? - UPDATE
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2017 Porsche Panamera leaked in marketing documents? - UPDATE

UPDATE: Despite the appearance of this would-be Panamera in marketing material, it has been confirmed as little more than a speculative rendering of the so-called 'Pajun' sedan, published in the German and American press. The image was likely used as a 'placeholder' in the materials sent to CarAdvice...