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Ford Mustang Apollo Edition unveiled
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Ford Mustang Apollo Edition unveiled

A one-off Ford Mustang Apollo Edition model has been created for charity, with more power and a unique exterior that recalls the glory days of manned space exploration. Based on the V8 Mustang GT, there's a 4.9-litre V8 under the bonnet. Strapped to the V8 is a supercharger, which ups power to 468kW and torque to 732Nm, an impressive jump over the stock motor's 303kW and 525Nm...


2016 Hyundai Tucson pricing and specifications
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2016 Hyundai Tucson pricing and specifications

Australian pricing for the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson has been announced today, ahead of a market launch scheduled for August 1. Hyundai’s new mid-sized SUV arrives to replace the small-to-medium ix35 that debuted in 2010 as a successor to the first-generation Tucson, making this something of a reboot...


Mercedes-Benz GLC pricing and specifications
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Mercedes-Benz GLC pricing and specifications

The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC will be priced from $64,500 plus on-road costs when it launches in Australia on December 1. The GLC is shaping up as Mercedes-Benz's most important all-new model in years — an overdue, and desperately needed, medium SUV to rival the popular Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Land Rover Discovery Sport...


Lexus hoverboard revealed, hovers for real
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Lexus hoverboard revealed, hovers for real

Lexus has rolled hovered out another teaser for its special new hoverboard concept, ahead of a cheekily unspecified unveiling date. The Japanese luxury marque first revealed its plans to enter the nearly non-existent field of hoverboarding last month - inspired, of course, by the same Marty McFly dreams we've all quietly held since 1989...


2016 Toyota Fortuner - who will buy it?
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2016 Toyota Fortuner - who will buy it?

With the arrival of the all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner later this year, the Japanese brand's SUV line-up will hit six models. The all-new Fortuner will be sold in the same space as the petrol-only Kluger and FJ Cruiser, as well as the Prado and LandCruiser 200 Series, while the smaller RAV4 can't be forgotten...


2016 Toyota Fortuner revealed in Sydney ahead of Australian debut
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2016 Toyota Fortuner revealed in Sydney ahead of Australian debut

The all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV has been unveiled at simultaneous events in Thailand and Australia ahead of an October sales debut this year. The Japanese brand's new rugged off-road model - which is based on the new-generation Toyota HiLux - is to that ute as the Ford Everest is to the Ranger, the Isuzu MU-X to the D-Max ... you get the idea...


Fiat Chrysler CEO admits GM merger battle lost, but consolidation war far from over
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Fiat Chrysler CEO admits GM merger battle lost, but consolidation war far from over

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says he is done with trying to form, by pen or by sword, a merger with American rival General Motors. Marchionne first approached his dream through overtures to GM CEO Mary Barra directly, via a personal email, with a plan that promised billions in development and production savings...


Do I need a heads-up display in my new car? What is heads-up display?
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Do I need a heads-up display in my new car? What is heads-up display?

Buying a new car is an important decision. When it comes to ticking options, that decision is made even harder when new technology pops up demanding extra money on top of the purchase price. We received an e-mail from CarAdvice reader Shane asking whether he should option heads-up display (also known as HUD) in his next new car. Q: Hi guys. Love the site...


Toyota Australia recalls 2900 Prius V cars for stalling glitch: 625,000 affected globally
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Toyota Australia recalls 2900 Prius V cars for stalling glitch: 625,000 affected globally

Toyota Australia has announced a recall on approximately 2900 of its Prius V hybrid family cars, affecting models built between November 2011 and November 2014. Forming part of a wider recall that affects around 625,000 Prius V models globally, the issue centres around a software glitch that could cause the vehicle’s hybrid system to fail...


2016 Mitsubishi Challenger teased further in new promo video
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2016 Mitsubishi Challenger teased further in new promo video

The new 2016 Mitsubishi Challenger SUV has been previewed once again, ahead of a Bangkok unveiling set for August 1. Of course, earlier leaks and spy photos of the new seven-seat off-roader mean that not only is the cat out of the bag, it’s been knocking breakables off the coffee table for weeks now...


Kia looking to boost sales of Pro_cee'd GT, Rondo, Soul
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Kia looking to boost sales of Pro_cee'd GT, Rondo, Soul

Kia Motors Australia is looking to boost the sales of some of its slow-selling models with a new finance deal. Money is cheap right now, with interest rates at record lows, and as such there’s plenty of finance deals on offer for new car buyers. For example, Nissan is offering zero per cent finance on a number of its models that need a few more buyers (Juke, Pulsar and Micra)...


Honda Australia airbag recall grows to 306,000, models with autonomous braking also recalled
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Honda Australia airbag recall grows to 306,000, models with autonomous braking also recalled

Honda Australia’s recall of models equipped with defective Takata airbags has expanded once more, bringing the company’s local total of affected vehicles to approximately 306,000. In early May, Honda announced a recall of 130,000 vehicles across a number of model ranges, affecting models across the Accord Euro, Civic, CR-V and Jazz ranges...


Mercedes-AMG S63 cabriolet spy photos
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Mercedes-AMG S63 cabriolet spy photos

The Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG cabriolet has been snapped by our spy photographers outside the Nurburgring. Like the less powerful members of the S-Class cabrio family that were spotted earlier this year during cold weather testing, the S63 AMG variant seen here is only wearing a small amount of camouflage at the rear...


Mini Superleggera roadster moving closer to production
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Mini Superleggera roadster moving closer to production

Mini’s retro-styled Superleggera roadster appears closer than ever to a showroom debut, with new reports pointing to an early 2019 debut. Revealed as a concept at last year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy, the Superleggera was developed in partnership with a well-known styling house of the same name: Touring Superleggera...


Ram Ramps: patent application reveals integrated loading design for big pickups
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Ram Ramps: patent application reveals integrated loading design for big pickups

Ram Trucks, the utilitarian and weekend warrior offshoot of Chrysler’s Dodge brand, has hit on a fresh concept for those making full use of their cargo beds: ramps. It’s not the ramps themselves, of course. There’s nothing new in ramps designed for utes and high-riding pickups, with more than a few options out there for loading ramps that can be easily stored in or alongside the cargo area...