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Genesis New York concept unveiled, previews upcoming G70
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Genesis New York concept unveiled, previews upcoming G70

A new Genesis hybrid sports sedan concept has been officially unveiled at today’s New York motor show, hinting at future models from Hyundai’s luxury brand. The Genesis New York concept, as its officially known, is a likely precursor to the new G70 range, which will compete with the likes of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class...


Mazda MX-5 coupe ruled out
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Mazda MX-5 coupe ruled out

Mazda has no plans to make a MX-5 coupe rival to the Toyota 86, because an MX-5 “always has to have an open roof” if it is to live up to the badge. These are the words of longtime Mazda MX-5 project leader Nobuhiro Yamamoto, speaking with us in New York this week at the world reveal of the MX-5 RF retractable fastback hardtop...


2017 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatch debut at New York auto show - UPDATE
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2017 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatch debut at New York auto show - UPDATE

The new-generation Subaru Impreza sedan and hatchback – or 5-Door, as it will be known in the US – have been unveiled at the 2016 New York auto show. The new-look Subaru small car models are built off a brand-new architecture – the Subaru Global Platform – which means both the sedan and hatchback are bigger than their predecessors...


Large and medium Genesis SUVs here by 2020
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Large and medium Genesis SUVs here by 2020

Genesis is planning to launch two luxury SUVs before 2020, one mid-sized and one large, with the South Korean brand keen to take a slice of the massive global segment. Hyundai’s luxury arm, which has recently been spun off as its own separate brand, is working on producing a large and medium SUV to better compete against its well-established luxury rivals from Germany...


Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid 'most appealing' for Australia
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Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid 'most appealing' for Australia

Hyundai Australia says its strongly considering the plug-in hybrid version of the new Ioniq for our market. The recently unveiled Hyundai Ioniq is available in three forms, a standard hybrid (such as the new Toyota Prius), a plug-in hybrid that can drive roughly 44km on electric only range, and a full-electric that can do 177km on electric charge...


Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet revealed
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Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet revealed

The first-ever Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet has been revealed as the flagship offering in the drop-top C-Class model range. The all-new Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet will - like the sedan, wagon and coupe models - be offered with the brand's 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine in two power outputs: the entry-level version with 350kW and 650Nm, or the oomphy S model with 375kW and 700Nm...


Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, plug-in hybrid and EV revealed
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Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, plug-in hybrid and EV revealed

Hyundai has released details of the full-range of the Ioniq model at this week's New York auto show. The Hyundai Ioniq will become the first vehicle to use the same platform for a standard hybrid, plug-in hybrid and full electric vehicle. It will become a direct rival for the fourth-generation Toyota Prius, which will not be available in Australia as a plug-in or EV...


2017 Toyota Prius Prime: plug-in hybrid model revealed at New York auto show
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2017 Toyota Prius Prime: plug-in hybrid model revealed at New York auto show

The all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime brings plug-in power to the petrol-electric small car, with the new, more stylish and more technologically-advanced model debuting at the 2016 New York auto show. Described by the brand as the "most technologically advanced, best-equipped Prius in the model's history", the new plug-in hybrid Prius model sees big improvements over the previous-generation version of the car...


2017 Nissan GT-R revealed in New York, Australian launch due September
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2017 Nissan GT-R revealed in New York, Australian launch due September

The Nissan GT-R has been heavily revised for the 2017 model year, with the new car unveiled at this week's 2016 New York International motor show. Extensive exterior updates, a new interior and a 15kW power increase headline the most significant update since the car was launched in 2007, with Australia now due to receive the Premium Edition and Nismo-tuned Track Edition from September 2016...


2018 Lincoln Navigator previewed with dramatic gull-winged concept
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2018 Lincoln Navigator previewed with dramatic gull-winged concept

Ford’s luxury brand Lincoln has unveiled a preview for its next-generation Navigator large SUV at the 2016 New York motor show. With gullwing doors and deployable concertina steps that invite passengers to climb aboard, the Navigator concept is not your conventional luxury SUV...


Tesla Ludicrous Mode retrofit option now available, but only for the US
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Tesla Ludicrous Mode retrofit option now available, but only for the US

Ludicrous Mode is now available as a retrofit option on Tesla Model S sedans and Model X P90D wagons, but only in the US. The retrofit was quietly added to the company's website overnight, and is priced at US$10,000 ($13,000) before taxes and labour costs. Two key changes occur as part of the upgrade...


2016 Ford Shelby Mustang GT-H celebrates Hertz rental racer’s 50th anniversary
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2016 Ford Shelby Mustang GT-H celebrates Hertz rental racer’s 50th anniversary

Ford, performance tuner Shelby and rental giant Hertz have unveiled a new limited-run 2016 Mustang GT-H, that will be available to rent at selected airports in the US. Launched at the 2016 New York motor show today, the new 2016 Ford Shelby GT-H rental racer looks set to earn the same ‘rock star’ status of its 50-year-old predecessor...


2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT12 tears up Queensland Raceway
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2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT12 tears up Queensland Raceway

Aston Martin has released the first images of the new limited-run Vantage GT12 on Aussie soil, taken at Queensland Raceway. The predominantly white vehicle in the photos is the first of three GT12s coming down under, and the only one to be delivered in the sunshine state. Powered by a tweaked version of the 6...


2016 Mitsubishi Mirage pricing and specifications: Refreshed looks, revised chassis
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2016 Mitsubishi Mirage pricing and specifications: Refreshed looks, revised chassis

The 2016 Mitsubishi Mirage hatch and sedan have been given a fresh update for 2016, with a number of styling and performance enhancements on offer across the range. The price of entry is up for 2016, but Mitsubishi says the increase is joined by a number of improvements. The line-up now kicks off at $12,250 plus on-road costs (up $260) and the now auto-only hatch LS is priced at $15,250 (up $260)...


2017 Subaru Impreza revealed online ahead of New York debut - UPDATE
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2017 Subaru Impreza revealed online ahead of New York debut - UPDATE

The 2017 Subaru Impreza has been revealed - possibly by accident - at the 2016 New York motor show via Subaru's Periscope social media feed, which was prematurely cut short. Thankfully, Subaru followed up with three official images that show a cohesive Impreza with flowing lines from front to rear...