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2016 HSV Clubsport and Maloo models to be supercharged - report
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2016 HSV Clubsport and Maloo models to be supercharged - report

HSV is set to go supercharged across most models in its range - that is, if the latest local media reports are anything to go by. CarAdvice brought you the news back in February this year of HSV's plans to supercharge some models in its range because the Holden Commodore SS would feature a new 6.2-litre V8 engine (from the Chevrolet Corvette) as part of its swan-song farewell...


Renault Talisman name confirmed for new mid-size sedan
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Renault Talisman name confirmed for new mid-size sedan

Renault Talisman - that's the name of an all-new mid-size sedan from the French brand that will make its debut on July 6 in Europe. The new Renault model is expected to be a global replacement model for the Latitude (which is currently sold in Australia, and is built as part of a joint-venture between Renault and Samsung in South Korea) and the European-market Laguna model, which has been sold in Australia in the past...


Hyundai Creta not for Australia
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Hyundai Creta not for Australia

The Hyundai Creta revealed in Chennai, India today won't come to Australia, according to company sources. Instead, we will get the sportier European-focused equivalent to be launched inside two years. The Hyundai Creta – stylistically a twin to the Chinese-market ix25, despite a different name and engine options – was announced at the start of June and billed as an “influential global model”...


2015 Skoda Yeti 120 Edition pricing and specifications
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2015 Skoda Yeti 120 Edition pricing and specifications

Another celebratory model from Skoda that celebrates 120 years of existence is the 2015 Skoda Yeti 120 Edition, which is on sale now. The special edition Skoda Yeti model is based on the 90TSI Yeti Ambition variant, which is powered by a 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 90kW of power and 200Nm of torque...


2015 Skoda Rapid Spaceback 120 Edition pricing and specifications
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2015 Skoda Rapid Spaceback 120 Edition pricing and specifications

As a means of celebrating 120 years of existence, Volkswagen-owned Czech brand Skoda has announced a new special edition version of its small hatchback, which is creatively known as the Skoda Rapid 120 Edition...


2016 Audi A4 revealed
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2016 Audi A4 revealed

The all-new 2016 Audi A4 has been revealed in sedan and Avant (wagon) guise, with the German maker claiming the new model represents a "fascinating synthesis of technology and aesthetics", and a car that "yet again defines the benchmark in the segment"...


Lexus IS200t launched with 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine - UPDATE
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Lexus IS200t launched with 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine - UPDATE

The Lexus IS200t will become the third model confirmed with the Japanese company's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine. Following in the treadmarks of the Lexus NX200t and the forthcoming Lexus RX200t, the new IS200t utilises a marginally uprated version of the same four-pot turbo engine producing 180kW of power at 5800rpm (5kW more grunt than it does in the NX) but the same amount of torque (350Nm from 1650-4400rpm)...


The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST
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The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST

After the success of our Toyota HiLux worldwide reveal, where we ran a Periscope session allowing our readers — you guys — to watch and ask questions live, we are trialling a Periscope stream of the CarAdvice Garage. You can watch the video stream live from your computer or you can watch and discuss live using the Periscope application on your iOS device...


Nissan Juke Nismo RS sets new world record for a mile on two wheels
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Nissan Juke Nismo RS sets new world record for a mile on two wheels

A Nissan Juke Nismo RS has set a new world record time for a mile on two wheels by a four-wheeled vehicle at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. Driven by stuntman Terry Grant, the Juke Nismo RS was able to complete a mile (1.6 kilometres) up the Goodwood hill in two minutes and 10 seconds during his first attempt...


Hyundai Creta unveiled
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Hyundai Creta unveiled

The Hyundai Creta has been unveiled in India and it looks to be identical, at least visually, to the ix25 that's on sale in China. In India, the Creta will be offered with a 90kW 1.6-litre Gamma four-cylinder petrol engine, or a 1.4-litre or 1.6-litre turbo-diesel. The latter has 94kW of power against its name, and be paired to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission...


Dodge Challenger Mopar 'Drag Pak' set to supercharge straight-line fans
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Dodge Challenger Mopar 'Drag Pak' set to supercharge straight-line fans

Ok, the Dodge Challenger isn't sold in Australia but when US tuning icon Mopar unveils its first-ever factory-prepped supercharged package specifically designed for drag racers, we can't help but take notice. Based on the not-so-humble Dodge Challenger, the Mopar 'Dodge Challenger Drag Pak' is offered with your choice of a naturally aspirated 7...


Honda CR-Z with all-electric AWD drivetrain to race up Pikes Peak
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Honda CR-Z with all-electric AWD drivetrain to race up Pikes Peak

Six Honda and Acura cars will race in this weekend's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, including an all-electric version of the Honda CR-Z. According to Honda, the heavily modified and bewinged CR-Z is an all-electric vehicle equipped with the company's Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) and Precision All-Wheel Steer (PAWS) systems...


Ford Transit Custom M-Sport van mimics Fiesta rally car
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Ford Transit Custom M-Sport van mimics Fiesta rally car

M-Sport, the company behind Ford's WRC (World Rally Championship) cars, has come up with a special version of the Ford Transit inspired by its Fiesta RS WRC racer. The motorsports outfit has collaborated with Van Sport, another UK firm, to come up with the special edition Transit in time for the van's 50th anniversary...


LDV G10 pricing and specifications
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LDV G10 pricing and specifications

The all-new LDV G10 has been launched in Australia, with the Chinese-made van described as "an absolute game changer for work vans", and hitting showrooms priced at $29,990 driveaway for ABN holders...


2015 Mercedes-Benz A-Class revealed
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2015 Mercedes-Benz A-Class revealed

The updated 2015 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been revealed with subtle exterior styling changes and revised engines and interior treatments across the range. At first glance the changes to the updated A-Class may not stand out, but there's a revised "more arrow-shaped front bumper" while LED headlamps are also available for the first time...