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2015 Chevrolet Spark turbocharged hot-hatch a chance
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2015 Chevrolet Spark turbocharged hot-hatch a chance

The 2015 Chevrolet Spark was revealed today at the Seoul motor show with a 1.4-litre four-cylinder atmo petrol engine, but something punchier could be on the cards. CarAdvice asked president and CEO of GM Korea, Sergio Rocha, about the possibility of a turbocharged Spark entering production, giving the company a miniature hot hatch...


Land Rover will expand its model families to fill ‘white space’, including new 2WD variants
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Land Rover will expand its model families to fill ‘white space’, including new 2WD variants

Expect the Land Rover and Range Rover model ranges to expand in the coming years, as the brand looks to enter ‘white space’ in which it currently doesn’t play. Gerry McGovern, Land Rover design director and chief creative officer, told CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show that the brand has plenty of room to move within its three distinct model ‘families’...


Hyundai Santa Cruz ute is 'not a pick-up'
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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute is 'not a pick-up'

With the Hyundai Santa Cruz ute all but assured for production, the South Korean manufacturer is keen to emphasise the vehicle will not be a traditional pick-up. Speaking to CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show, the CEO of Hyundai America, Dave Zuchowski, said the aim of the Santa Cruz is to enter a new and untapped segment...


Mitsubishi ASX, Mirage and Lancer all set for a new-look front-end in the next 12 months
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Mitsubishi ASX, Mirage and Lancer all set for a new-look front-end in the next 12 months

The front-end design of the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander will be mimicked on a range of the brand’s other models over the next 12 months. CarAdvice has learned the new ‘dynamic shield’ style language that debuted on the Outlander medium SUV at the 2015 New York auto show will find its way to the Mirage, ASX and Lancer over the coming year...


Peugeot Foodtruck concept will serve meals at Milan World's Fair
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Peugeot Foodtruck concept will serve meals at Milan World's Fair

The Peugeot Foodtruck concept was unveiled overnight prior to going into action at Milan Design Week and then the World's Fair. When the Foodtruck is parked, both the trailer and the van itself can be opened up to reveal a mobile restaurant, which the company has dubbed Le Bistrot du Lion...


Seoul motor show highlights and gallery
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Seoul motor show highlights and gallery

The Koreans love their cars and with a local car industry that currently ranks fifth in the world in terms of output, we had to get along to this year's Seoul motor show. The Seoul motor show stretches across two huge exhibition centres and features most of the world's leading automotive brands, along with a set of automotive and non-automotive suppliers...


Toyota RAV4 Hybrid unveiled in New York, not coming to Australia
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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid unveiled in New York, not coming to Australia

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has been unveiled at the 2015 New York auto show. Under the skin, the RAV4 Hybrid features a 2.5-litre Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor to drive the front wheels. All-wheel drive is provided by a separate electric motor, which powers the rear wheels as traction and conditions demand...


Hyundai Santa Cruz ute set for production
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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute set for production

The Hyundai Santa Cruz ute concept is all but assured to go into production as Hyundai America pushes its parent company to speed up the vehicle’s development. Speaking to CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show, Hyundai America CEO Dave Zuchowski admitted that not having a player in the pickup segment hurts Hyundai’s growth potential...


SsangYong reveals XAV concept
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SsangYong reveals XAV concept

SsangYong has taken the wraps off its hybrid XAV concept at the 2015 Seoul motor show. The XAV showcases SsangYong's styling direction and intention to stick with 'true' SUVs. XAV, by the way, stands for 'eXciting Authentic SUV'. SsangYong CEO Choi Johng-sik told CarAdvice at the show: "[XAV] embodies the direction of our new product development...


Mercedes-Benz C-Class wins 2015 World Car of Year award
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class wins 2015 World Car of Year award

Overnight the Mercedes-Benz C-Class was declared the 2015 World Car of Year by a jury of 75 motoring journalists from around the world. The popular C-Class beat out competition from its fellow finalists, the Ford Mustang and European Volkswagen Passat. According to the jury, the C-Class won by virtue of "taking its design and technological cues from the S-Class...


Infiniti plans model onslaught over the next 18 months
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Infiniti plans model onslaught over the next 18 months

Infiniti has announced it will introduce three all-new models in the next 18 months. The Japanese luxury brand, an offshoot of Nissan, has previously stated it would unveil the Q30 compact car sometime in 2016, followed by an off-road-inspired crossover spin-off model, the QX30, in 2017...


The new face of Mitsubishi revealed
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The new face of Mitsubishi revealed

The new-look 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander gives a lot away about what to expect from the Japanese brand in terms of the way it will design its cars from this point forward. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show, Mitsubishi Motors corporate general manager of design office, Tsunehiro Kunimoto, said the new “face” will appear on different models soon...


2016 Mitsubishi Outlander revealed - UPDATE
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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander revealed - UPDATE

The updated 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander has premiered at the 2015 New York auto show just weeks ahead of the car’s fast-tracked Australian launch later in April. The MY16 Outlander brings revised styling over the more conservative outgoing iteration, given it launches Mitsubishi’s new ‘Dynamic Shield’ styling language...


Porsche Panamera Edition models add more features for no extra cost
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Porsche Panamera Edition models add more features for no extra cost

The Porsche Panamera Edition range will arrive in Australian showrooms in late September, offering local customers enhanced specification on the car maker's entry-level grand tourers for no extra cost. From mid July, Porsche Cars Australia customers will be able to order the $204,600 Panamera Edition, the $208,400 Panamera Diesel Edition and the $216,800 Panamera 4 Edition variants from local dealerships (all prices before on-road costs)...


Nissan Maxima unveiled in full in New York
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Nissan Maxima unveiled in full in New York

The next-generation Nissan Maxima was unveiled overnight at the 2015 New York auto show. Under the bonnet there's a 3.5-litre V6 driving the front wheels via a continuously variable transmission. With 60 percent of its parts claimed to be new, the 3.5-litre V6 produces a maximum of 224kW of power. In the USA, the Maxima is estimated to attain a fuel economy rating of 7...