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Honda CR-Z facelift unveiled in Japan
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Honda CR-Z facelift unveiled in Japan

The Honda CR-Z has gone under the surgeon's knife again, with the company debuting an updated vehicle overnight with a revised interior and exterior. Up front, the CR-Z facelift features a new front fascia, with a more aggressive and sculpted grille and lower air dam, as well new all-LED headlights...


2016 Hyundai Elantra revealed via factory floor leak
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2016 Hyundai Elantra revealed via factory floor leak

The next-generation Hyundai Elantra has been revealed via unofficial photos, which have emerged from the factory floor. These photos were reportedly taken by employees or contractors at the plant, and were first published by Auto Tribune. Although not terribly high in resolution, this trio of images clearly show the look of the new Elantra's front, rear and insides...


2016 Kia Cerato primed for "significant" styling update
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2016 Kia Cerato primed for "significant" styling update

Buyers hunting in the small-car market next year can expect to find, among the dozens of options on offer, a comprehensively refreshed 2016 Kia Cerato range. The current Cerato, revealed early in 2012, introduced a look that veered away from the anticipated ‘mini Optima’ styling hinted at during a presentation made to media at Kia’s Namyang development centre in 2011...


2016 Kia Sportage revealed, Australian debut set for first quarter
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2016 Kia Sportage revealed, Australian debut set for first quarter

The all-new 2016 Kia Sportage has been revealed at last, after months of revealing spy photos and enticing teaser images. As expected, Kia’s new mid-sized SUV has brought a more dynamic design to the party, moving the Sportage’s styling more in-line with the big new Sorento and Carnival models...


Do police need to wear high visibility reflective vests when on duty?
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Do police need to wear high visibility reflective vests when on duty?

Everybody has heard the urban myth about the driver who escaped a speeding fine because the police officer that issued his ticket wasn't wearing a high visibility vest for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S). So, with CarAdvice reader Trent e-mailing us with that exact question this week, we set off to investigate. Q: Hi guys...


Citroen C4 Cactus confirmed for Q1 launch with two engines and sub-$30K price
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Citroen C4 Cactus confirmed for Q1 launch with two engines and sub-$30K price

The Citroen C4 Cactus will arrive in Australia in the first quarter of next year, with petrol and diesel drivetrain options both priced beneath $30,000 plus on-road costs. Kicking off the C4 Cactus range will be an 81kW/205Nm 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol model with a five-speed manual transmission, while the range-topping model will get a 68kW/230Nm 1...


2016 Honda Civic sedan set for September debut - report
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2016 Honda Civic sedan set for September debut - report

The all-new 2016 Honda Civic sedan, previewed as a muscly concept in April and revealed just weeks later through leaked patent images, is expected to make its official debut next month at two simultaneous events in the US. According to industry journal Automotive News, Honda has confirmed a September 16 (17th for Australian viewers) unveiling for the sporty new sedan, which means that the new Civic’s debut will occur within hours of the Frankfurt motor show’s opening...


Lada Vesta Cross SUV concept revealed
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Lada Vesta Cross SUV concept revealed

Russian carmaker Lada has unveiled the latest in an ongoing run of passenger concepts, the new Vesta Cross. Based on the X-Ray concepts that have appeared over the past three years, the new Vesta Cross will likely join the Vesta sedan as a key model in Lada’s overhauled line-up...


Peugeot 308 GTi confirmed for Australia in Q1 2016
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Peugeot 308 GTi confirmed for Australia in Q1 2016

Australia will get both versions of the new Peugeot 308 GTi when the French hot hatch arrives in local showrooms early next year. Peugeot Australia general manager John Startari today confirmed the local division would offer both the ‘250’ and ‘270’ variants of the 308 GTi from the first quarter of 2016...


2015 Chrysler 300 SRT pricing and specifications
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2015 Chrysler 300 SRT pricing and specifications

Chrysler Australia has this week taken the wraps off the 2015 Chrysler 300 SRT. The Chrysler 300 SRT is a special car, not only because of its mammoth 6.4-litre V8, or its bellowing exhaust note, but because Australia is the first and currently only market to have the model on sale...


Tesla Model S drivers complete 728.7km on single charge, claim world record
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Tesla Model S drivers complete 728.7km on single charge, claim world record

Two Tesla Model S drivers, Bjorn Nyland and Morgan Torvolt, from Norway say that they've driven 728.7km on a single charge of the electric sedan's battery. This, it's claimed, is good for a new world record. Even if it's not, the two men have managed to drive almost 50 percent further than the car's official range rating of 491km...


New Dodge Barracuda, Charger, Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee Trackhawk shown to dealers - report
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New Dodge Barracuda, Charger, Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee Trackhawk shown to dealers - report

New and previously unseen models from the Dodge, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Fiat and Abarth ranges were reportedly displayed at a dealer meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier this week. Some dealers have informed Automotive News that one of the most popular new models on show was the Dodge Barracuda convertible...


Mercedes-Benz V-Class AMG Line revealed
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Mercedes-Benz V-Class AMG Line revealed

The Mercedes-Benz V-Class AMG Line package has been unveiled and will head onto option lists from later this year. As you'd expect from an AMG-branded styling and equipment package, the V-Class AMG Line includes a whole raft of changes to make the Vito-based people mover look and feel more sporty...


Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo, i20 WRC heading to Frankfurt
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Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo, i20 WRC heading to Frankfurt

A clutch of performance vehicles, including the Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo, i20 WRC and RM15 concept, will take pride of place at Hyundai's Frankfurt motor show display. The trio of sports cars will be on show to highlight Hyundai's N performance sub-brand, which the company debuted back in 2013...


Renault Talisman wagon revealed ahead of Frankfurt
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Renault Talisman wagon revealed ahead of Frankfurt

The new Renault Talisman wagon has been revealed ahead of its full public unveiling at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Renault says that the new Talisman wagon offers 572 litres of storage up to the line of the parcel shelf, which is actually 36L less than the sedan. With the rear seats folded down, though, the wagon's total luggage capacity grows to 1700 litres...