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Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 Cabriolet revealed
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Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 Cabriolet revealed

Mercedes-Maybach, the extra-luxurious marque of Mercedes-Benz, has revealed a follow-up this weekend to its bold and mighty Vision 6 concept. The new concept, imaginatively named Vision 6 Cabriolet, was revealed at this week's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance a year since the hardtop debuted at the same location...


2018 McLaren 720S: 'Fux Fuchsia' one-off revealed for Pebble Beach
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2018 McLaren 720S: 'Fux Fuchsia' one-off revealed for Pebble Beach

Ever thought you'd like to own a ridiculously fast and powerful supercar, but held off for fear of not being able to get it in the exact colour you wanted? Yeah, I haven’t either. Regardless, McLaren has proven that just about anything is possible when it comes to customising a car to a buyer’s taste, revealing a unique version of its latest Super Series model, the 720S...


Jaguar F-Type SVR overtakes 43 cars in one lap of the Nurburgring - video
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Jaguar F-Type SVR overtakes 43 cars in one lap of the Nurburgring - video

A Jaguar F-Type SVR has performed 43 overtakes in one busy lap of the Nurburgring circuit. Known as a 'race taxi', the $309,500 super sports car was co-piloted by a lucky German passenger, with Dale Lomas of Nurburgring blog/YouTube channel Bridge to Gantry fame behind the wheel...


Ford patents removable steering wheel for driverless vehicles
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Ford patents removable steering wheel for driverless vehicles

Ford has revealed patent drawings envisioning an autonomous-capable vehicle with removable driver controls - such as the steering wheel, instruments and pedals. The images allow for safety equipment like airbags to operate with or without the driver's controls in place, using sensors to detect whether these components are installed - therefore firing the appropriate airbags in either the steering wheel or dashboard...


2017 Beetle Sunshine Tour breaks registrations record
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2017 Beetle Sunshine Tour breaks registrations record

Fans of one of the world's most loveable cars, the Volkswagen Beetle, will be converging next week on the beach of the German Baltic Sea for the 2017 Beetle Sunshine Tour. Now in its 13th year, the world's largest Beetle meeting has 721 cars registered, achieving a new record. This year's theme is “Welcome to America”, celebrating the Beetle's success in the country...


Two Ferrari F40s under the hammer this weekend
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Two Ferrari F40s under the hammer this weekend

Two examples of one of the world's most iconic supercars, the Ferrari F40, are up for auction this weekend. And, with only 1311 units produced worldwide, it's rare to see any for sale - let alone two. A 1990 F40 recently went under the hammer at Bonham's in the UK, and sold for AU$1,074,433. Remarkably, the final figure was below its estimated auction value of between AU $1...


Ford marks 100 years of the commercial vehicle
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Ford marks 100 years of the commercial vehicle

Any car enthusiast worth their salt knows about the iconic Ford Model T and its widely regarded place in history as the world's first mass-produced automobile. But this year, Ford is celebrating a different Model T… Launched 100 years ago in 1917 – nine years after the debut of the Model T – the Ford Model TT was Ford’s first purpose-built one-tonne van, and represented the beginning of its foray into commercial vehicles...


2017 Mercedes-Benz C200 Sport Edition on sale
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2017 Mercedes-Benz C200 Sport Edition on sale

A new value-packed model has arrived as part of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class range in the form of the new C200 Sport Edition. This newly-added version comes kitted out with plenty of additional extras over the regular entry-level petrol C-Class sedan model, yet with only a $4900 premium over the standard model, which lists at $61,900 plus on-road costs...


Dodge's last Viper rolls off the production line
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Dodge's last Viper rolls off the production line

The last-ever Dodge Viper rolled off the production line at the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit last week. Head of Design for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Ralph Gilles, has been posting photos on his Instagram account of the final moments as he was there to bid farewell to the red Viper, which will be kept as part of the Dodge heritage collection...


McLaren proves car design is child’s play with all-new open-top sportster
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McLaren proves car design is child’s play with all-new open-top sportster

British supercar brand McLaren Automotive has revealed its most affordable open-top sports car ever, and it's apparently been "designed with family in mind". A collaboration between McLaren Automotive and North American toy manufacturer, The Step2 Company, the new wheels don’t feature the UK performance marque’s well-known twin-turbocharged V8, but instead rely on parents for propulsion...


Inside Holden's Elizabeth plant
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Inside Holden's Elizabeth plant

We already know that, come October 20, operations at the long-standing Holden plant in Elizabeth, South Australia, will cease. That's old news – we've known since January...


Fiat, Jeep, Nissan, Volvo and others to miss Frankfurt motor show
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Fiat, Jeep, Nissan, Volvo and others to miss Frankfurt motor show

Several manufacturers will be giving the Frankfurt motor show a miss this year, including Fiat, Jeep, Nissan and Volvo, as brands shift their investments from the traditional product showcases. As reported by industry journal Automotive News Europe, numerous marques are finding it increasingly difficult to justify the massive budgets required for a major auto show - instead opting to attend more interactive events like the Goodwood Festival of Speed...


CarAdvice podcast 66: Win an awesome Father's Day present, and how is a hearse built? We find out!
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CarAdvice podcast 66: Win an awesome Father's Day present, and how is a hearse built? We find out!

In the studio this week is Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and Dave Zalstein bringing you the latest in the car world from the past week. In car news, left-hand drive supercars will become legal in Australia by 2019, Volkswagen Golf GTi Original and Golf R Grid to sharpen prices for Australia and the Infiniti Prototype 9 has been revealed with parts from the next-generation Nissan Leaf...


Volkswagen Tiguan Adventure on sale from $43,990
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Volkswagen Tiguan Adventure on sale from $43,990

The Volkswagen Tiguan Adventure has been announced this week, bringing a range of off-road inspired enhancements inside and out for those who more regularly venture off the beaten track. Based on the mid-spec 132TSI Comfortline and 110TDI Comfortline variants, the Tiguan Adventure starts at $43,990 plus on-road costs with the petrol engine and $45,490 for the diesel - representing a $2500 premium over each...


Holden reveals newest race car... and it's a ute!
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Holden reveals newest race car... and it's a ute!

Holden has taken the wraps off its latest Australian race car… and it’s a ute! The production-based Holden Colorado SuperUte will hit Aussie race tracks in 2018 when the all-new SuperUtes Series launches as replacement for the now ageing Ford versus Holden V8 Utes category...