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Mark Webber returns to Albert Park in a Porsche 918 Spyder
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Mark Webber returns to Albert Park in a Porsche 918 Spyder

Australian Formula One racing driver, Mark Webber, will return to the Albert Park circuit for the first time since his retirement in 2013 — driving a Porsche. Mark Webber will pilot the hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder supercar on a series of demonstration laps around the Albert Park Grand Prix circuit...


Australian Motoring Enthusiasts Party Senator Ricky Muir gives inaugural speech
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Australian Motoring Enthusiasts Party Senator Ricky Muir gives inaugural speech

"...This must be one of the most anticipated inaugural speeches of all time — I apologise in advance if I don’t deliver." This humble line was one of the first official utterances in the Upper House from the man who has undoubtedly become Australia's unexpected Senator, Ricky Muir...


Lamborghini SUV project a "matter of convincing the VW Group"
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Lamborghini SUV project a "matter of convincing the VW Group"

A potential future Lamborghini SUV model has still not been given the green light, according to the company's Asia Pacific general manager, Andrea Baldi. Baldi spoke exclusively with CarAdvice at the Australian dynamic launch of the Lamborghini Huracan at Sydney Motorsport Park this week, where he explained that while SUVs are a top trend right now, timing for a tick of approval for a production version of the Urus still remains unclear as it hasn't yet been approved by the Italian brand's parent company Volkswagen Group...


McLaren Sports Series to debut in New York, engine note teased in video
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McLaren Sports Series to debut in New York, engine note teased in video

The new more affordable McLaren Sports Series has been confirmed as one of the debutants at the 2015 New York motor show. In the video above, a camouflaged Sports Series prototype is shown haring around a snow covered test track with the rasp of the new car's engine performing duties as the teaser's soundtrack...


Toyota Corolla sedan facelift possibly revealed in safety video
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Toyota Corolla sedan facelift possibly revealed in safety video

The look of the updated Toyota Corolla sedan has possibly been revealed in a video, which was shown prior to Toyota's presentation at the 2015 Geneva motor show. In the computer animated video, a Toyota Corolla sedan is seen darting around a virtual town demonstrating various safety features, including automated emergency braking, lane departure warning, road sign recognition and automatic high beam...


New-generation Smart a no-go for Australia
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New-generation Smart a no-go for Australia

Hot on the heels of Mercedes Benz Australia confirming that it was keen to make the Smart business model work in Australia, representatives have been forced to admit that the new version won’t be available in Australia for the foreseeable...


Audi 'A0' rival to the Smart car mooted by chief
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Audi 'A0' rival to the Smart car mooted by chief

An Audi ‘A0’ city car remains a possibility for the Ingolstadt brand as a new range-opener, according to the company’s board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg. Always keen to expand into new segments — the TT Q crossover and Q8 being two forthcoming examples — the company also sees potential for what would become a rival for Mercedes-Benz’s Smart brand...


Borgward is back: Plans full-scale model range, rollout begins in September
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Borgward is back: Plans full-scale model range, rollout begins in September

Returning German luxury brand Borgward, absent for 54-years but relaunched in Geneva this week, will use the Frankfurt motor show in September to premiere the first model in what it says will become a large scale-line up. Expect this first vehicle to be a mid-sized luxury SUV (what else?) with the option of a plug-in electric (PHEV) drivetrain, styled by former Saab design director Einar Hareide...


Italdesign GEA imagines itself as an autonomous luxury sedan
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Italdesign GEA imagines itself as an autonomous luxury sedan

With the Italdesign GEA, the famous Italian design house has taken a stab at what a luxury autonomous sedan may look like and contain. Riding on massive 26-inch alloy wheels, and measuring 5.37 metres long, 1.98m wide, 1.46m tall and sitting on a 3.33m wheelbase, the GEA promises its four occupants plenty of space...


Ferrari 488 GTB premieres at Geneva: twin-turbo mid-engined V8 seen, heard in action
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Ferrari 488 GTB premieres at Geneva: twin-turbo mid-engined V8 seen, heard in action

The first-ever Ferrari 488 GTB has debuted at this week's 2015 Geneva motor show, accompanied by the first full video of the twin-turbocharged mid-engined V8-powered successor to the 458 Italia in full attack mode. Coming 40 years after Ferrari launched its first-ever mid-rear-engined V8 berlinetta, the 308, the new 488 GTB launches with a dry-sump 3...


Audi’s forthcoming Tesla Model S rival inspired by the new R8 e-tron, scheduled for 2017
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Audi’s forthcoming Tesla Model S rival inspired by the new R8 e-tron, scheduled for 2017

The 2015 Audi R8 e-tron electric supercar revealed this week at the Geneva motor show will spearhead the company’s plans to make a pure electric rival to the Tesla Model S from one of its next-generation passenger cars. Audi’s second-generation R8 e-tron supercar has 340kW of power and a remarkable 920Nm of torque, sprints from 0-100km/h in 3...


Ford GT limited to 250 units per year, will be priced against Aventador
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Ford GT limited to 250 units per year, will be priced against Aventador

The Ford GT supercar took to the stage at the 2015 Geneva motor show, and its handlers had some important info about its pricing and availability. Ford spokespeople told members of the automotive press that production of the new GT will be capped at around 250 cars per year...


Next-gen Chevrolet Malibu to debut in New York, will lose 135kg
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Next-gen Chevrolet Malibu to debut in New York, will lose 135kg

The next-generation Chevrolet Malibu will debut at the 2015 New York motor show at the beginning of April. GM claims that the new Malibu has been developed with a "blank slate approach" and the new sedan will sit upon an "entirely new architecture". The new car will tip the scales about 135 kilograms lighter than the current car thanks to the extensive use of high-strength steels...


Australia's cheapest cars continue their sales freefall
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Australia's cheapest cars continue their sales freefall

Australians are continuing to shun the cheapest cars on the market in increasing numbers, with sales in the Micro Car segment already down 45 per cent this year. VFACTS sales figures released this week showed sales at the smallest and cheapest end of the market fell by 54.5 per cent last month alone. This follows on from the 30...


Audi TT Q crossover SUV firms for 2017
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Audi TT Q crossover SUV firms for 2017

An extension of the Audi TT family with a new SUV derivative looks on the cards for 2017, based on comments from Audi’s board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg. The company has not been shy in the past about its intention to leverage the TT badge into a style-driven sub-brand, but it has not been clear about the first step...