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Ken Block's Ford Fiesta gets a little dusty in new video
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Ken Block's Ford Fiesta gets a little dusty in new video

Ken Block is back! In his tenth Gymkhana instalment titled 'Terrakhana - The Ultimate Playground', he teams up with Pennzoil to go off-road at Swing Arm City, Utah. Seated in his Ford Fiesta RX43 rally car, Block puts the foot to the floor, resulting in massive dirt rooster tails...


Ariel's Hipercar monster detailed
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Ariel's Hipercar monster detailed

We've already revealed the Hipercar by Ariel, the unconventional British automaker known for its highly-focused track weapon called the Atom. They've now promised to deliver the world’s fastest accelerating supercar, and here’s the nitty gritty. Motor The Hipercar uses four electric motors (APM200), one for each wheel, and developed by project partner Equipmake in cooperation with Aim Co Japan...


2017 Frankfurt motor show: What to expect
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2017 Frankfurt motor show: What to expect

Germany’s biennial Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) is comfortably the world’s largest motor show, with a huge 881,100 visitors browsing the displays of over 1000 exhibitors in 2013 - and even more at the most recent show, in 2015, with 931,700 through the turnstiles. Known to many as the Frankfurt motor show, the IAA has hosted the debut of many key global models in recent decades...


Toyota Aurion production has ended
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Toyota Aurion production has ended

Australia's Toyota Aurion is now out of production, with the final unit rolling off the line at the Altona plant in Melbourne's west this week. The Aurion sedan's retirement comes a few months before Altona shutters for the final time, with the local Camry Hybrid ending production in September and the Camry petrol on October 3...


BMW 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition bound for Australia
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BMW 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition bound for Australia

The BMW 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition, commemorating 40 years of the company's flagship limousine, is on its way to Australia. Limited to 200 units globally - with just four bound for Australia - the 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition gets a range of BMW Individual appointments inside and out, along with '7 40 Jahre'-branded badging and signets everywhere...


Holden kills SS badge, but we may yet see it again...
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Holden kills SS badge, but we may yet see it again...

While the SS badge dies with the locally produced Commodore later this year, Holden hasn't ruled out returning the badge under another model. Speaking exclusively with CarAdvice at the drive of Holden's yet-to-be-released Commodore at Lang Lang earlier this week, Holden director of communications Sean Poppitt reignited hope that the SS badge could make a comeback...


Audi accused of exporting thousands of vehicles with same VIN - report
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Audi accused of exporting thousands of vehicles with same VIN - report

German prosecutors have reportedly uncovered documents suggesting that Audi exported thousands of vehicles to Asian countries with the same VIN (vehicle identification number). A new article by Handelsblatt Global claims the papers say Audi models sent to China, Korea and Japan may have the same 17-digit identifier, which is meant to be unique to each unit...


Dear haters: Why Holden believes this is a real Commodore
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Dear haters: Why Holden believes this is a real Commodore

To learn more about the imported 2018 Holden Commodore's worthiness, we talk with the veteran Commodore engineers and testers that are standing behind it. When official details of the new European-built 2018 Holden Commodore first started to come through, the response from fans of the badge was, well, predictable...


Fiat 500 Anniversario: Even more retro version revealed
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Fiat 500 Anniversario: Even more retro version revealed

The Grandfatherly Fiat 500 'Cinquecento' just turned 60, and the Italian company has created a special edition of the current model to celebrate. Called the Fiat 500 Anniversario and due to hit Australia in October, it picks up some design tweaks to make the retro wonder look even more old-school...


CarAdvice podcast 67: Driving Holden's new Commodore
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CarAdvice podcast 67: Driving Holden's new Commodore

Joining Mandy Turner this week, are Paul Maric and Mike Stevens, bringing you the latest car news from the past week. This includes, the new Ford CEO backing away from 2021 target for full autonomous cars, the Ferrari boss is shying away from a modern version Dino, Skoda Kodiaq gets a diesel, and the 2018 BMW M5 has been revealed...


2018 Suzuki Jimny spied testing, design leaked in presentation
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2018 Suzuki Jimny spied testing, design leaked in presentation

A camouflaged prototype believed to be the next-generation Suzuki Jimny has been spied this week for the first time, giving us a first look at the diminutive Japanese off-roader. Meanwhile, leaked images from a Suzuki product presentation unwraps the the design of the next-generation model...


2018 Ferrari Portofino: California T replacement revealed - UPDATE
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2018 Ferrari Portofino: California T replacement revealed - UPDATE

The Ferrari Portofino had its virtual covers whipped off overnight, with the new convertible hardtop set to replace the California T. Under the bonnet, the Portofino uses a heavily revised version of the California T's 3.9-litre turbocharged V8, which now develops 441kW of power at 7500rpm, and 760Nm of torque between 3000 and 5250rpm...


UK Royal Mail reveals new electric delivery van, and it's adorable
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UK Royal Mail reveals new electric delivery van, and it's adorable

Postman Pat will be very excited. The United Kingdom's postal service, Royal Mail, has revealed its new all-electric autonomous-capable van that begins deliveries this week. Sourced from UK-based light commercial automaker, Arrival - formerly Charge Automotive -  the vans have an all-electric range of 100 miles (160km) while producing zero emissions...


2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz GL, GLE, GLS recalled for steering fix - UPDATE
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2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz GL, GLE, GLS recalled for steering fix - UPDATE

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall 3333 vehicles across its 2015 and 2015 GL, GLE and GLS SUVs over concerns the power steering system could fail. The German manufacturer reports that moisture may penetrate the electric power steering control unit, interfering with signal transmission...


2018 Volkswagen T-Roc revealed
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2018 Volkswagen T-Roc revealed

The 2018 Volkswagen T-Roc has been officially revealed overnight, joining the larger Tiguan, Touareg and Atlas/Terramont in the company's global SUV line-up. Serving as the crossover companion to the Polo hatch like the Tiguan is to the Golf, the T-Roc is Volkswagen's first foray into the compact SUV segment, which is dominated by the likes of the Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V...