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Jeep Wrangler ute to debut in 2017 or 2018 - report
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Jeep Wrangler ute to debut in 2017 or 2018 - report

Now that Fiat Chrysler picked its way through a logistics minefield, its engineers are reportedly preparing a ute variant for the next-generation Jeep Wrangler. Through its sources, Automotive News believes that Jeep is working on a ute based on the next-generation Wrangler. At present, it's believed that the new Wrangler-based ute will debut in either 2017 or 2018...


Tesla Model X revealed via online configurator
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Tesla Model X revealed via online configurator

Pricing, photos and specifications from the online configurator of the production Tesla Model X people mover and crossover mashup have begun hitting the internet. Photos seen in this article were initially published by either Tesla Motors Club, EV Obssession or Flickr user tobi_wan_kenobi...


2016 Mitsubishi Triton: 4x2 petrol base model added to the range, plus new dual-cab variants
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2016 Mitsubishi Triton: 4x2 petrol base model added to the range, plus new dual-cab variants

The 2016 Mitsubishi Triton range has seen the addition of a new petrol-powered base model single-cab, and a couple of new dual-cab models. The entry-level 4x2 GLX single-cab-chassis is powered by a 2.4-litre four-cylinder petrol with a five-speed manual gearbox. It produces 94kW of power and 194Nm of torque, and fuel consumption is rated at 10...


2015 Nissan Navara NP300 additional pricing announced: single-cab petrol from $19,490
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2015 Nissan Navara NP300 additional pricing announced: single-cab petrol from $19,490

Another 13 variants have been added to the 2015 Nissan Navara NP300 range, including new dual-cab, king-cab and single-cab models and new diesel and petrol engines. All models will be in Nissan dealerships from November 2015, with the Thai-built Navara NP300 line-up growing to 27 variants. Of those 11 will be 4x2 variants - with two single-cab, a king-cab and eight dual-cab versions...


Infiniti Q30 interior revealed ahead of Frankfurt motor show debut
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Infiniti Q30 interior revealed ahead of Frankfurt motor show debut

Infiniti has shown the first official interior images of the forthcoming Q30 crossover. To be revealed in full at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show in September, the Q30 will be Infiniti's first small car and is expected to be followed closely by the more SUV-like QX30. The single image details the driving position, and if it looks a little familiar, you would be right...


Land Rover Transparent Trailer, Cargo Sense systems erase blind spots, monitor conditions
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Land Rover Transparent Trailer, Cargo Sense systems erase blind spots, monitor conditions

Land Rover has unveiled two new trailer monitoring systems, dubbed ‘Transparent Trailer’ and ‘Cargo Sense’, designed to make hauling a load both safer and easier. Revealed today as a prototype only, the systems promise to render trailers virtually invisible from within the cabin, while allowing vehicle occupants to monitor conditions inside the trailer through a combination of sensors and a camera...


2016 Mitsubishi Pajero drops manual, gains Apple Carplay, Android Auto and Digital Radio
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2016 Mitsubishi Pajero drops manual, gains Apple Carplay, Android Auto and Digital Radio

An updated 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero has touched down in the Australian market this week, less than a year since the big off-roading SUV was last revised. September last year saw the Pajero upgraded with lightly refreshed looks, tweaked features and new pricing for some models, but this week’s upgrade brings exciting news for tech-heads: the addition of Apple Carplay, Android Auto and DAB+ digital radio...


FCA chief Marchionne revives GM merger talks: "Mediocrity", hugs and the vitality of Jeep
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FCA chief Marchionne revives GM merger talks: "Mediocrity", hugs and the vitality of Jeep

Never one to mince words, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne has again spoken of the need for his company’s board to consider a merger with General Motors - by something approximating “force” if necessary...


2016 Citroen DS4 hatch, DS4 Crossback SUV revealed ahead of Frankfurt debut
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2016 Citroen DS4 hatch, DS4 Crossback SUV revealed ahead of Frankfurt debut

Citroen’s newly refreshed 2016 DS4 hatch has been revealed overnight, alongside its new DS4 Crossback small SUV sibling, after first appearing yesterday in a series of leaked images. Launched as part of the DS brand’s separation from the larger Citroen showroom, the ‘new’ models wear the same DS-specific grille design that was introduced last year as a key move to set the luxury marque apart...


Bugatti "Chiron" will have $3.5 million price tag - report
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Bugatti "Chiron" will have $3.5 million price tag - report

The Volkswagen Group's next-generation hypercar, widely tipped to be named the Bugatti Chiron, is rumoured to have an asking price of 2.2 million euros ($3.5 million). Sources have told Car that the new Bugatti will priced from 2.2 million euros ($3.5 million) when it goes on sale some time in 2016. When the Veyron was initially launched, it had a base price of around 1...


Tips for applying for car finance
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Tips for applying for car finance

Chances are that when you’re buying a car, you’ll need some form of financing to help pay for it. Here are some tips that should help smooth the process a little. Note that in this piece we're not going to discuss the different types of financing that are available, that will be the topic of an upcoming article...


2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS recalled in small numbers for engine fire risk
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2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS recalled in small numbers for engine fire risk

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for seven examples of its big E-Class and CLS models, over concerns that a seal could cause a fire in the engine bay. The potential fault centres on a damaged seal that may have been fitted to the secondary bulkhead in the engine bay. The carmaker notes that a fire could result if the seal were to come loose and make contact with hot engine components...


Peugeot Fractal concept leaked
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Peugeot Fractal concept leaked

Over the last few days, the French car maker has released a series of short video teasers for the Peugeot Fractal concept car, but overnight a full suite of official-looking photos were leaked online. Published, and then later taken down, by Russian site AutoWP, the new Fractal concept is a small four-seat vehicle that be transformed from a three-door hatch to a open-top cruiser...


Citroen C4 Cactus preliminary specifications revealed
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Citroen C4 Cactus preliminary specifications revealed

The Citroen C4 Cactus will be offered in a single highly equipped trim grade when it reaches Australia in the first quarter of next year. Citroen Australia today announced a single Exclusive variant for the quirky C4 Cactus crossover. As confirmed last week, it will be available in petrol manual spec for around $25,000 plus on-road costs and in diesel automated manual spec for under $30,000...


Fiat Ducato 4x4 Expedition concept unveiled
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Fiat Ducato 4x4 Expedition concept unveiled

Overnight, the Italian company unveiled the Fiat Ducato 4x4 Expedition, a one-off concept that's ready for a spot of off-the-beaten-track camping. Based on the long-wheelbase, high-roof version of the Ducato campervan, the 4x4 Expedition made its debut at the Caravan Salon that's currently taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany...