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Porsche Macan GTS pricing and specifications: 0-100km/h in 5.2s, available now
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Porsche Macan GTS pricing and specifications: 0-100km/h in 5.2s, available now

Porsche has taken the wraps off the $109,500 (plus on-road costs) 2016 Porsche Macan GTS, launching as a petrol-powered model that sits in between the Macan S and Macan Turbo, capable of sprinting from 0-100km/h in just 5.2 seconds with the Sport Chrono package...


Volkswagen "did some things that were wrong" says brand CEO; focus now on electric
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Volkswagen "did some things that were wrong" says brand CEO; focus now on electric

Volkswagen’s new CEO says the company’s emission cheating actions in relation to its diesel engines “went against everything” that the company stands for. Speaking to the media at the Tokyo motor show today, Volkswagen’s CEO of passenger cars, Dr Herbert Diess, admitted that Volkswagen “did some things that were wrong"...


Nissan IDS driverless EV revealed - Video: Is this the next Leaf?
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Nissan IDS driverless EV revealed - Video: Is this the next Leaf?

Nissan has unveiled what could be the first look at its next Leaf electric hatch, with the added wonder of autonomous driving thrown in: the IDS concept. Revealed at the 2015 Tokyo motor show today, the IDS takes much from Nissan’s latest styling language - as seen with the new Maxima and Murano, the facelifted Altima and the Sway concept - while pushing the look further with even sharper lines and and a seriously aerodynamic profile...


2015 Baja Portalegre Event Review
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2015 Baja Portalegre Event Review

First held in June 1987, the Baja Portalegre was the first cross country rally event to be held in Portugal, taking place in the city of Portalegre (interestingly enough). Created by Clube Aventura, an ex Dakar Rally driver, the event took some four years to come to life and required all sorts of planning and assistance by the local authorities...


Mazda RX-9 previewed with RX-Vision rotary concept at Tokyo motor show
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Mazda RX-9 previewed with RX-Vision rotary concept at Tokyo motor show

Perhaps the biggest unveiling at today's Tokyo motor show is the Mazda RX-VISION sports car concept, a rotary-engined concept which represents what we are likely to see from an upcoming Mazda RX-9. As reported yesterday, Mazda has confirmed that a next-generation rotary engine is currently in development, though the company hasn't given a firm timeline or any exact specifics as to the engine's availability or capability...


How does an Apple Watch and smart phone interact with a BMW i8?
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How does an Apple Watch and smart phone interact with a BMW i8?

Sometimes when we receive reader questions asking us to test things we are only more than happy to oblige. So, when Anthony e-mailed us and asked how the Apple Watch and smart phone interacts with the BMW i8, there was only one way to find out. Q: Hello team. I read recently that BMW has developed an application for the Apple Watch that allows it to interact with the BMW i3 and i8...


2016 Subaru Impreza previewed with new Tokyo concept
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2016 Subaru Impreza previewed with new Tokyo concept

The all-new 2016 Subaru Impreza, already spied testing in heavy camouflage, has been previewed in concept form at the Tokyo Motor Show today. Recent history suggests we can expect the Impreza concept’s sharp lines to be softened dramatically in the transition to production, but it is likely that the show car’s key themes will be retained...


Toyota Mirai line-up could expand like Prius range – coupe and SUV possible
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Toyota Mirai line-up could expand like Prius range – coupe and SUV possible

The Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle (FCV) may have only recently launched, but the Japanese brand is looking towards a range expansion that could include an SUV and a coupe. Just like the Toyota Prius range of cars, the Mirai’s specific hydrogen drivetrain-based platform could allow Toyota to breed a family of models, according to Toyota Mirai chief engineer Yoshikazu Tanaka...


2016 BMW 7 Series pricing and specifications
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2016 BMW 7 Series pricing and specifications

Although the new BMW 7 Series will be officially launched down under in November, the company's local arm has decided to announce the range topping sedan's specifications and pricing in advance. All up, the company will offer Australian buyers the choice of five sixth-generation 7 Series models, starting at $217,500 for the 730d and going up to $312,700 for the 750Li, before the inclusion of on-road costs...


Geely Bo Yue SUV revealed: Spied ‘NL-3’ drops camouflage
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Geely Bo Yue SUV revealed: Spied ‘NL-3’ drops camouflage

Chinese carmaker Geely, the new parent of Swedish favourite Volvo, has revealed its next-generation Bo Yue compact SUV ahead of an early 2016 market launch. The Bo Yue’s styling is the work of former Volvo and Ford designer Peter Horbury, entering as the first model to benefit from a full styling programme under the industry veteran’s guidance...


Kia Sorento Trail Edition teased ahead of SEMA debut
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Kia Sorento Trail Edition teased ahead of SEMA debut

An off-road ready Kia Sorento concept car has been teased ahead of its debut at the SEMA show in November. The new car is referred to as either the PacWest Adventure Sorento or the Sorento Trail Edition. Kia hasn't revealed much about the SEMA show car, expect that it's fitted with a custom suspension setup and a snorkel intake system...


Lexus flagship coupe spy photos from around the Nurburgring
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Lexus flagship coupe spy photos from around the Nurburgring

The new Lexus flagship coupe has been spotted by our photographers in the town of Nurburg, Germany. These latest photos follow on from smartphone photos that were taken in late July and early August this year. The prototype pictured here seems to be wearing a similar amount of camouflage as the earlier vehicles that were spotted in California...


Mazda RX-9 all but assured as brand confirms rotary engine in the works
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Mazda RX-9 all but assured as brand confirms rotary engine in the works

Mazda has confirmed that it will bring back the rotary engine in the “not too distant future” as it sets to unveil a rotary concept at tomorrow’s Tokyo motor show, as we predicted a few months ago. Speaking to the media at a pre-motor show event in Tokyo tonight, the company’s global head of R&D Kiyoshi Fujiwara said that having a rotary powertrain was “synonymous with strengthening and maintaining the Mazda brand”...


Honda to launch 10-speed auto, automated driving and more electrified drivetrains by 2020
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Honda to launch 10-speed auto, automated driving and more electrified drivetrains by 2020

Honda will unleash a 10-speed automatic transmission, a host of electrified powertrains and a suite of autonomous driving features between now and 2020 as it casts a wide net for its future vehicle line-up. The Japanese company with a reputation for innovation is playing catch-up in some areas, such as the introduction of downsized turbocharged engines, while pushing the boundaries in others...


Subaru Forester tS coming to Australia: STI-tuned SUV locked in for 2016
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Subaru Forester tS coming to Australia: STI-tuned SUV locked in for 2016

The Subaru Forester tS - or a version thereof - has been given an official green light for Australia, with a local debut now confirmed for around May or June next year. The news was revealed today by Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior during an Australian media drive of the new Levorg wagon in Japan...