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Toyota Tundra “on the wish list” for Australia
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Toyota Tundra “on the wish list” for Australia

The Toyota HiLux is almost certain to be a sure-fire hit in the Australian market, but a bigger ute - the Toyota Tundra - is something the brand is interested in. In North America, the full-sized pick-up competes with the likes of the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado and RAM 1500. Although not available here officially, the Tundra is sold locally through conversion companies such as Performax International...


Toyota C-HR production small SUV vital for the brand
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Toyota C-HR production small SUV vital for the brand

The production version of the Toyota C-HR compact SUV will be a vital addition to the brand’s Australian ranks, according to one of the company’s most senior executives. The Toyota C-HR concept debuted in three-door guise at the 2014 Paris motor show, while the five-door version showed up at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show...


Fiat Tipo will be available in sedan, hatch and wagon guises - report
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Fiat Tipo will be available in sedan, hatch and wagon guises - report

The new Fiat Tipo small car has been unveiled in production form, and will be sold, presumably in right-hand drive, in the UK. Little changed from the Project Aegea vehicle that was unveiled earlier this year, the new small car has been shown off in sedan form. Fiat has confirmed that the new vehicle will be sold across Europe, the Middle East and Africa with the Tipo name, which was last used in the mid-1990s...


2016 BMW 5 Series wagon spied inside and out
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2016 BMW 5 Series wagon spied inside and out

Our latest set of BMW 5 Series photos show the next-generation nearing wagon production from both the inside and the outside. Over the last few years, we've featured a steady stream of spy photos of the next-generation BMW 5 Series in both sedan and wagon guises...


Toyota Tarago set to continue unchanged
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Toyota Tarago set to continue unchanged

There’s officially nothing to talk about when it comes to the Toyota Tarago people-mover, which has been sold in its current guise since 2006. The Tarago continues to track along reasonably well in the sales stakes, averaging 75 sales per month so far this year. But with new competitors in the form of the Kia Carnival (averaging 285 units per month) and Honda Odyssey (241 per month), the Tarago is lagging behind...


Qoros 5 SUV revealed
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Qoros 5 SUV revealed

Ambitious Chinese manufacturer Qoros has revealed the mid-sized Qoros 5 SUV in Milan. The 5 crossover becomes the largest model in Qoros’s line-up, positioned above the 3 hatch, sedan and city SUV models. Qoros is keeping the technical and specification details of the 5 SUV under wraps until its public debut at next month’s Guangzhou motor show, focusing for now on the new model’s exterior design...


2016 Volvo V60 range simplified, $5K cut from diesel variant
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2016 Volvo V60 range simplified, $5K cut from diesel variant

The 2016 Volvo V60 range has been topped and tailed, with the local division dropping the entry-level and high-performance versions from its mid-sized wagon line-up. Gone are the D4 and T5 Kinetic variants and the six-cylinder T6 R-Design and limited edition Polestar sports estates, leaving just three grades of the MY16 V60: the D4 and T5 Luxury variants and the sportier T5 R-Design...


Yamaha teases sports coupe ahead of Tokyo unveiling
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Yamaha teases sports coupe ahead of Tokyo unveiling

Japanese manufacturer Yamaha has released a teaser image of a sports car concept it’s readying for the 2015 Tokyo motor show later this month. Best known for building vehicles with two wheels rather than four, the company says the coupe concept is “inspired by motorcycles” and “expresses the unique style of Yamaha”...


McLaren 570S Spider confirmed for 2017; hardcore LT would have to be “worthy” of name
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McLaren 570S Spider confirmed for 2017; hardcore LT would have to be “worthy” of name

McLaren has confirmed upcoming additions to its line-up, namely a drop-top version of its freshly launched Sports Series flagship, the McLaren 570S. Speaking at the international launch of the McLaren 570S, McLaren Automotive global communications director Wayne Bruce announced a 570S Spider would be added to the range come 2017, but would not divulge details about the model preceding it, confirmed for a 2016 release...


Citroen design chief says retro cars are "not really our taste"
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Citroen design chief says retro cars are "not really our taste"

Fans of the Citroen 2CV and DS rejoice, or commiserate – depending on where you stand – as the brand's design chief says the French car maker will not 'do' a new Fiat 500, Mini or Volkswagen Beetle and build a retro model based on a recognised classic...


Kia Niro compact SUV spied in Austria
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Kia Niro compact SUV spied in Austria

A disguised Kia Niro compact SUV prototype has been spotted undergoing testing at the Grossglockner mountain pass in Austria ahead of its predicted debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show. The sub-Sportage SUV model was spotted testing its cooling and brakes on the high mountain road, hence why in some of these images the Niro prototype is towing a Kia Picanto hatchback...


Holden Colorado LS-X brings extra features
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Holden Colorado LS-X brings extra features

The limited edition 2015 Holden Colorado LS-X builds upon the more basic LS 4x4 dual-cab pick-up with extra kit, but for only a small premium. The Colorado LS-X model gains a range of extras over the LS, consisting of 16-inch alloy wheels, an alloy sports bar, front fog-lights, a "Colorado" branded bonnet protector (smoked finish), LS-X badging, and carpet - rather than vinyl - flooring...


Saab 9-3 licensed to Turkey for its new national car
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Saab 9-3 licensed to Turkey for its new national car

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has licensed the Saab 9-3 to Turkey to use as the basis of its new national car project. Fikri Isik, Turkey's science, industry and technology minister, told TRT, Turkey's government-backed national television network: "We bought Saab 9-3’s intellectual property rights, but not its name...


2016 Renault Koleos successor spy photos
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2016 Renault Koleos successor spy photos

The replacement for the Renault Koleos has been spied out and about on public roads in Europe. As we can see from this prototype, the Koleos' replacement will feature a version of the brand's new, bolder face, which includes a T-shaped grille with an oversized Renault diamond in the centre. As with the Talisman sedan and wagon, this will be flanked by C-shaped headlights...


Volvo EV to go on sale by 2019
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Volvo EV to go on sale by 2019

Volvo plans to launch a pure electric vehicle by 2019 as part of the brand's just announced electrification strategy. The size and form of the company's first commercially available EV will be announced at another time. For now, the Geely-owned luxury marque is talking up its current and future plug-in hybrid models...