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2015 Ford Mustang to debut new type of passenger knee bag
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2015 Ford Mustang to debut new type of passenger knee bag

When the Ford Mustang is launched locally later this year it will be the first vehicle available with a passenger knee bag that's integrated into the glove box lid. This compares to current designs that are built into the instrument panel. Ford says that the new knee bag will give the front seat passenger more leg room...


2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe revealed
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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe revealed

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe was revealed overnight ahead of its formal premiere in-the-metal at the Frankfurt motor show next month and Australian launch in the middle of next year. The new-generation two-door C-Class cuts a fine figure, echoing the clean and upmarket lines of the larger S-Class Coupe in a similar fashion to its top-selling sedan sibling...


Bugatti Chiron teased after alleged sighting in Los Angeles
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Bugatti Chiron teased after alleged sighting in Los Angeles

Overnight Bugatti released its first teaser for its new hypercar, which its widely tipped will be named Chiron. The timing of the teaser video, right after a mysterious Bugatti prototype (below) was spotted at Los Angeles International Airport, has fuelled speculation that the car will be revealed at a private event during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, which takes place this weekend in California...


2016 Jaguar XF launches in Spain
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2016 Jaguar XF launches in Spain

British luxury brand Jaguar has once again chosen Spain’s Navarra region, encompassing the bull-running city of Pamplona, to launch its latest creation, the 2016 Jaguar XF. It’s only two months on since the Tata-owned, UK-based carmaker launched the XE – a BMW 3 Series-size rival and arguably the company’s most important car in decades...


2016 Tesla Model S dual-motor range breakdown
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2016 Tesla Model S dual-motor range breakdown

The 2016 Tesla Model S dual-motor range made its Australian premiere this week at a launch event unlike any other — inside Hangar 1 at Avalon Airport in Victoria. Until now, Tesla Motors has only sold rear-wheel-drive variants of the Model S in Australia, comprising the Model S 70 and 85...


Audi Q6 electric SUV to offer more than 500 kilometres of range
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Audi Q6 electric SUV to offer more than 500 kilometres of range

Audi has announced that its all-new pure electric SUV - which is hotly rumoured to be known as the Q6 e-tron - will have an electric driving range of "more than 500 kilometres". The news comes following an announcement from the brand that it will be working on new "powerful cell modules" from battery specialists LG Chem and Samsung SDI...


Is it illegal to use an Apple Watch while driving? : The answer from Victoria, NSW, ACT, WA, NT, SA and Tasmanian police forces
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Is it illegal to use an Apple Watch while driving? : The answer from Victoria, NSW, ACT, WA, NT, SA and Tasmanian police forces

With technology continuously evolving, it's sometimes hard to keep up with laws and the way they adapt to modern technology. Reader Andrea contacted CarAdvice asking whether it is illegal to use an Apple Watch while operating a motor vehicle, similar to the way it would be using a mobile phone while driving. Q: I own an Apple Watch and live in Victoria...


2016 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specifications for Australia
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2016 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specifications for Australia

Audi has confirmed that its super-hot hatch, the new 2016 Audi RS3 Sportback, will hit Australia in October, priced from $78,900 plus on-road costs. No surprise that the hot Audi will be aimed directly at Mercedes-AMG’s mean A45, although buyers looking to the Merc will save around $3200 - unless the newly updated version wears a heavier price tag when it lands in December or January...


2016 BMW M2 set for October debut - report
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2016 BMW M2 set for October debut - report

The 2016 BMW M2 will be revealed online in October, ahead of a later motor-show debut, according to a new report with enthusiast website BMW Blog. Data leaked in recent months has hinted at a November production start for the hot new coupe, which had led to speculation that an unveiling at next month’s Frankfurt motor show was on the cards...


Nissan PlayStation GT Academy won by Australian for first time
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Nissan PlayStation GT Academy won by Australian for first time

Twenty-six-year-old Queensland native Matthew Simmons has taken out the 2015 Nissan PlayStation GT Academy competition, becoming the first-ever Australian to win the gamer-sourced racing challenge. Now in its seventh year, the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy is a development competition created by Nissan, PlayStation and the people behind the iconic driving simulator Gran Turismo, aimed at turning bedroom gamers into professional racing drivers...


Bentley Bentayga SUV ‘revealed’: scale model showcases styling details
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Bentley Bentayga SUV ‘revealed’: scale model showcases styling details

The big new 2016 Bentley Bentayga SUV has been given an unscheduled unveiling today, with a set of leaked photos surfacing in the Chinese press overnight. There’s a twist, however, with the new prestige SUV falling prey to the same fate that has befallen other models ahead of their official debut: enthusiastic marketing partners...


2016 Jeep Cherokee lands new 2.2 diesel in Europe: Australian launch still to be confirmed
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2016 Jeep Cherokee lands new 2.2 diesel in Europe: Australian launch still to be confirmed

The 2016 Jeep Cherokee has come in for a handy powertrain update overseas, picking up Fiat Chrysler’s new 2.2 litre MultiJet II diesel engine. Produced at the company’s Pratola Serra plant in Italy, the new Euro 6-compliant engine is offered in two states of tune: 136kW and 147kW, both offering 440Nm of torque at 2500rpm...


Tesla happy with handling of Model S hacker takeover
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Tesla happy with handling of Model S hacker takeover

A pair of security analysts were able to stop a Tesla Model S using a security flaw they discovered within the vehicle's operating system. Despite this, Tesla Motors is happy with the way it handled the discovery of the hack and the fix that was deployed immediately via a remote update...


Cadillac chief argues for more autonomy from GM - report
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Cadillac chief argues for more autonomy from GM - report

Johan de Nysschen, the head of Cadillac, has said his brand should have more autonomy within GM and rewarded for the profits that it generates. According to Automotive News, de Nysschen told a gathering of financial analysts that Cadillac will, by 2017, enjoy "a far higher degree of autonomy and self sufficiency" within the General Motors corporate structure, and outsiders will be able to see how much money it is making or losing...


2016 Audi Q7 range expansion imminent
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2016 Audi Q7 range expansion imminent

The new-generation 2016 Audi Q7 has launched in Australia with just one drivetrain to choose from, a 3.0-litre turbo diesel, but more engine options are on the cards. The new Audi Q7’s sole engine variant, the 3.0 TDI, produces a hefty 200kW of power and 600Nm of torque, well above the entry-level diesels offered in rival vehicles such as the BMW X5 and upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLE...