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The Correspondent 2015: Mandy Turner becomes first-ever winner
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The Correspondent 2015: Mandy Turner becomes first-ever winner

The inaugural CarAdvice Correspondent competition has been run and won, with Victorian Mandy Turner becoming the first-ever winner. Securing herself a three-month paid position with CarAdvice – including training in journalism, presenting and driving – Mandy will also join the team at October’s 2015 Tokyo motor show with thanks to Mazda...


Geely NL-3 SUV teased
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Geely NL-3 SUV teased

A new Geely SUV has been teased ahead of a debut in its homeland later this year. Reports indicate that the new SUV will be badged as the NL-3, and will be sold under Geely's Emgrand sub-brand in China. Externally, the NL-3 wears a more restrained design than last year's GC9 sedan, although both share the company's new concentric grille pattern...


Nurburgring speed limits to be lifted in 2016 after safety upgrade
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Nurburgring speed limits to be lifted in 2016 after safety upgrade

The management company in charge of the Nurburgring Nordschleife says that it will soon begin improving safety at the famous track and during 2016 it will remove the speed limits imposed on certain parts of the circuit. Overnight, Capricorn Nurburgring GmbH announced that it will begin upgrading safety features at the track, including the installation of new guardrails and FIA safety fences...


2016 Porsche 911 Turbo S facelift spied undisguised
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2016 Porsche 911 Turbo S facelift spied undisguised

Our spy team has nabbed photos of the facelifted 2016 Porsche 911 completely undisguised, doing the rounds at the Nurburgring. We've spied the updated 911 previously, and Porsche has even issued its own set of official "spy photos", but this is the first time we've seen the revised sports car in all its glory, without any sort of camouflage...


2016 Audi R8 Spyder spy photos
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2016 Audi R8 Spyder spy photos

The second-generation Audi R8 Spyder has been spotted at and around the Nurburgring by our team of spy photographers. Despite the layer of swirly camouflage plastered all over its body, it's clear the new R8 Spyder isn't a radical departure from the coupe that it's based in. The new convertible R8 will continue with a electronically operated soft top, which once again features flying buttress layout at the rear...


RACQ calls out “arrogant” motorists on mobile phones: Situation like drink driving 20 years ago
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RACQ calls out “arrogant” motorists on mobile phones: Situation like drink driving 20 years ago

Enough is enough, Queensland’s peak motoring body the RACQ has declared, calling out the behaviour of mobile phone-using motorists. In a statement released today, the organisation said the problem of motorists using their mobile phones behind the wheel is akin to that of drink driving 20 years ago...


2016 BMW 7 Series due October, some first impressions
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2016 BMW 7 Series due October, some first impressions

The all-new, sixth-generation 2016 BMW 7 Series will get a fast-tracked Australian launch in late October or early November, less than two months after the Bavarian limo’s world premiere at the Frankfurt motor show...


Subaru WRX, WRX STI and BRZ limited edition Hyper Blue models coming to Australia
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Subaru WRX, WRX STI and BRZ limited edition Hyper Blue models coming to Australia

A batch of limited edition Subaru WRX Premium, Subaru WRX STI and Subaru BRZ models will arrive in Australia from October with an eye-catching new colour known as Hyper Blue. There will be 300 limited edition Subaru sports models going on sale in Australia consisting of: 200 WRX Premium with the Lineartronic CVT automatic transmission; 50 WRX STI Premium with the manual transmission; and 50 BRZs with the option pack (including leather/Alcantara front seats with heating), in auto and manual...


EXP 10 Speed 6 coupe will make “a different company” out of Bentley - report
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EXP 10 Speed 6 coupe will make “a different company” out of Bentley - report

Development of the big new 2016 Bentley Bentayga is coming to a close, with an official unveiling now just weeks away - but the company isn’t done with forging paths into new segments. The new SUV will round out a range that, for the most part, focuses on large luxury passenger and lifestyle models...


Fiat planning ‘rational’ and ‘emotional’ divisions for future range - report
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Fiat planning ‘rational’ and ‘emotional’ divisions for future range - report

Fiat will split its future line-up into two distinct camps, with lifestyle models on one side of the fence and regular offerings on the other, a new report claims. The new strategy is understood to be built around core ‘Emotional’ and ‘Rational’ divisions - a plan which, according to the UK’s Autocar, was presented internally this week...


Next generation BMW M3 may be a plug-in hybrid - report
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Next generation BMW M3 may be a plug-in hybrid - report

The next-generation BMW M3 may be powered by a high performance plug-in hybrid drivetrain. When asked about whether electrification is coming to its performance models, Ludwig Willisch, BMW North America's CEO, admitted to The Detroit Bureau, "We have to go that way"...


Honda NSX V6 uses Cosworth block and heads
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Honda NSX V6 uses Cosworth block and heads

The V6 motor in the second-generation Honda NSX has a block and heads made by British engine specialist Cosworth. Over the weekend we reported that production of the second-generation Honda NSX will be delayed from the third quarter of 2015 to the second quarter of 2016. Part of the blame for this delay was sheeted to a late decision to switch the new NSX from a naturally aspirated engine to a turbocharged one...


2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S coupe leaked in production trim
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2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S coupe leaked in production trim

Images that are claimed to be of the upcoming Mercedes-AMG C63 S coupe have been published online. After a series of spy photos and officially sanctioned teasers, the new Mercedes-AMG C63 and C63 S coupe will be officially unveiled and launched in just a few days time. Overnight, though, Zero2Turbo managed to obtain and publish two photos of the new performance coupe in all its showroom-ready glory...


Land Rover Defender Heritage and Adventure limited edition models - pricing announced
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Land Rover Defender Heritage and Adventure limited edition models - pricing announced

The limited edition Land Rover Defender Heritage and Adventure models will hit showrooms in the coming weeks, although almost every example has already been snapped up by eager buyers. According to the British brand's local arm, the limited-edition Defender models have been in hot demand, with production of the iconic model set to wrap up within the next six months...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series revealed, October launch confirmed for Australia
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series revealed, October launch confirmed for Australia

The refreshed 2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series has made its world debut today, revealed ahead of an Australian sales debut set for late October. Weeks of leaked images and spy photos have left few surprises for the big SUV’s tweaked styling, although today’s images offer a far clearer view of the changes...