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Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe pricing and specifications
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Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe pricing and specifications

Pricing and specifications have been announced for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, the Stuttgart-based brand’s first coupe-style crossover model. The new GLE Coupe – which is based on the GLE SUV (which in itself replaces the ML) – is said to offer the “sporty nature of a coupe with the striking characteristics of a robust SUV”...


Mercedes-Benz GLE pricing and specifications
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Mercedes-Benz GLE pricing and specifications

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE will be priced a little higher than it was sold as the Mercedes-Benz ML, but there are plenty of new standard equipment inclusions to offset any price hikes. The new Mercedes-Benz GLE – which replaces the ML – will be priced from $86,900 plus on-road costs when it launches in Australia in September this year...


Renault Sandero RS 2.0 revealed
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Renault Sandero RS 2.0 revealed

The Renault Sandero RS 2.0 made its debut today at the 2015 Buenos Aires motor show. Renault says that the first ever RS model to be built outside of Europe is powered by a 108kW engine. It's highly likely that this 2.0-litre engine is very closely related to the 105kW/198Nm unit employed in Latin American Dusters and other Renault models...


Porsche tops 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, voice recognition issues increase
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Porsche tops 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, voice recognition issues increase

Porsche, Kia and Jaguar have come out on top in the 2015 edition of the J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study. Every year, J.D. Power surveys customers over the first 90 days of ownership of their new cars for its Initial Quality Study (IQS). Porsche has come out on of the IQS for the third year running with just 80 problems per hundred vehicles (PP100)...


Renault Duster Oroch ute unveiled - UPDATE
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Renault Duster Oroch ute unveiled - UPDATE

The production version of the Renault Duster Oroch ute has been unveiled overnight at the 2015 Buenos Aires motor show. Unlike the concept car, which debuted at the Sao Paolo motor show in October last year, the production ute features smaller wing mirrors, framed door windows and no plastic cladding for the fenders...


2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed - UPDATE
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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed - UPDATE

The updated, 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid SUV has been revealed in its native market of Japan, but its precise Australian launch timing remains a matter of mystery.  Mitsubishi’s mid-life update for its greenest car includes small changes to the body, chassis and powertrain, along with front, rear and interior styling tweaks...


BMW i8 wins International Engine of the Year
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BMW i8 wins International Engine of the Year

The BMW i8’s 1.5-litre plug-in hybrid powertrain has taken out the title in the 17th International Engine of the Year awards, in the closest result to date. BMW’s design ended the three-year reign of Ford’s runner-up 1.0-litre EcoBoost three-cylinder — seen in Australia in the Ford EcoSport SUV. Rounding out the podium was PSA’s 1...


Peugeot 308 GTi revealed
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Peugeot 308 GTi revealed

The long-awaited Peugeot 308 GTi has been revealed ahead of its world premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next weekend. Confirming what we reported last October, it will come in not one, but two, iterations with different power outputs, giving the French brand a range of hot hatch alternatives to the Volkswagen Golf GTI and R...


Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe almost certain for Australia
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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe almost certain for Australia

The new-generation Mercedes-Benz GLC seems to be the gift that keeps on giving - particularly if you want a broad range of mid-sized luxury SUVs. Along with details on the new GLC range, which includes a number of petrol and diesel versions and even a plug-in hybrid model, we've learnt of plans for two go-fast models - the Mercedes-Benz GLC 450 AMG Sport and Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 - and now Australia looks very likely to see the addition of the all-new GLC Coupe, too...


Jaguar XE Australian pricing and specifications
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Jaguar XE Australian pricing and specifications

The all-new Jaguar XE will go on sale from September 1, priced from $60,400 plus on-road costs — $1100 less than its BMW 320i nemesis. Jaguar’s mid-sized sedan — naturally, also pitched as the British answer to the market-topping Mercedes-Benz C-Class (priced from $60,900) — is a vital conquest car for the brand as it seeks to carve out a bigger share of Australia’s booming luxury market...


Mercedes-Benz GLC revealed
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Mercedes-Benz GLC revealed

The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC mid-sized SUV made its long-awaited world premiere tonight in Germany, meaning the Stuttgart-based marque finally has a proper global rival for the BMW X3 and Audi Q5. A replacement for the GLK (a left-hand-drive car that never came here, much to Mercedes-Benz Australia’s chagrin), the GLC in many ways takes elements from the hugely successful C-Class and applies them to a crossover body-style...


2016 Toyota Prado engine details revealed
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2016 Toyota Prado engine details revealed

The 2016 Toyota Prado update, due in August this year, will receive a new 2.8-litre four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine mated to either a six-speed automatic or manual transmission. Shared with the 2016 Toyota HiLux, engineers have been able to reduce the engine's fuel consumption by up to 13...


2016 Mini Clubman teased ahead of Frankfurt debut
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2016 Mini Clubman teased ahead of Frankfurt debut

The next-generation Mini Clubman has been teased ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt motor show, which starts in September. Overnight, the image below was posted to the Mini website under the tagline "Go with you gut". Pictured completely in shadow, the production vehicle shares the same shape as the Clubman concept car that was unveiled at last year's Geneva motor show...


Toyota Camatte Hajime concept
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Toyota Camatte Hajime concept

The Toyota Camatte Hajime concept has made its debut at the 2015 Tokyo Toy Show. In recent years, Toyota has shown off its fun side by debuting a new concept car at the annual Tokyo Toy Show. This year, Toyota gave a debut to the Camatte Hajime, which the sixth Camatte concept. Styled a lot like the general purpose vehicle made by Willys for the US Army in the World War II, the Hajime measures 3...


Win a paid job as a CarAdvice journalist and a trip to the Tokyo motor show
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Win a paid job as a CarAdvice journalist and a trip to the Tokyo motor show

If you ask me, test-driving and reviewing the latest and greatest cars is the best job in the world. The automotive industry is an amazingly exciting place to be with hundreds of new cars launched yearly in a never-ending cycle of renewal and innovation that is best described as the antithesis of boredom...