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BMW M235i Convertible pricing and specifications
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BMW M235i Convertible pricing and specifications

The first-ever BMW M Performance drop-top model has arrived in Australia in the form of the all-new BMW M235i Convertible. The flagship drop-top model in the 2 Series range is priced at $85,800 plus on-road costs, making it a $5900 premium over the impressive BMW M235i Coupe...


2016 Ford Focus RS to boast 257kW and up to 470Nm
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2016 Ford Focus RS to boast 257kW and up to 470Nm

The all-new 2016 Ford Focus RS has been detailed ahead of its dynamic debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and the numbers do not disappoint. The 2.3-litre EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine under the bonnet of the new-generation Focus RS produces a staggering 257kW of power and 440Nm of torque - or a mind-blowing 470Nm on overboost...


Lexus SC430 recalled over Takata airbag issue
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Lexus SC430 recalled over Takata airbag issue

The Lexus SC430 sports car is the latest vehicle to be affected by the wide-ranging Takata airbag recall in Australia. Lexus today announced it is recalling all SC430 models built between May 2003 and December 2007 over the passenger-side front airbag, which is equipped with Takata airbag inflators...


Mini rationalises its range to five core models
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Mini rationalises its range to five core models

The days of Mini model proliferation madness appear to be over, with the iconic British brand's parent company BMW confirming it will "reposition the Mini brand" and "focus on five models". The five - which were not named in a release from the brand - are (we presume): the three-door Mini hatch, the Mini 5 door, the new Clubman, the upcoming Cabrio and the high-riding Countryman...


2016 Chevrolet Cruze sedan revealed: Australian prospects unclear
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2016 Chevrolet Cruze sedan revealed: Australian prospects unclear

The new-generation 2016 Chevrolet Cruze has been revealed at an event in the United States, but the Australian position on the new-generation sedan remains unclear. The new global small sedan will initially go on sale in the US early in 2016, and it differs from the Chevrolet Cruze for China that came before it, but it’s still very much designed for buyers who prefer small three-box models to hatchbacks...


2016 Mini Clubman revealed
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2016 Mini Clubman revealed

There aren't many cars on the market with six doors, and of those that are available, none are as small as this: the 2016 Mini Clubman. The new-generation Mini Clubman has be revealed in production guise, with the BMW-owned British brand claiming the new model is "an innovative vehicle concept for the premium compact segment", one that offers a "unique combination of functionality, everyday practicality and long-distance suitability offering driving fun, premium charisma and individuality in Mini style"...


2016 Aston Martin DB9 GT unveiled with more power
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2016 Aston Martin DB9 GT unveiled with more power

The new Aston Martin DB9 GT features a more powerful version of the company's V12 engine and a raft of other changes. Under the bonnet, the GT features an upgraded version of Aston Martin's 5.9-litre V12. Outputs have been increased, with maximum power now rated at 402kW at 6750rpm and torque topping out at 620Nm at 5500rpm...


Alfa Romeo Giulia officially unveiled - UPDATED
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Alfa Romeo Giulia officially unveiled - UPDATED

The all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia has been unveiled, at the Alfa museum, on the company's 105th anniversary in range-topping Quadrifoglio trim. Under the long bonnet, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio has an aluminium, turbocharged V6 engine designed by Ferrari...


2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible officially revealed
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2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible officially revealed

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible was revealed in Detroit overnight, precisely five weeks after the coupe version premiered, and ahead of its UK-market showroom launch at the start of 2016. The official reveal comes a day after images leaked online...


Lexus designs a hoverboard
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Lexus designs a hoverboard

Back to the Future fans, hold onto your hats. Lexus, in tandem with "world-leading experts" in super conductive technology, claims to have created a prototype hoverboard in what is either a genuine breakthrough, or simply very snappy promotion (it isn't April 1, is it?)...


Mercedes-AMG looks to plug-in to the latest high-power hybrid trend
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Mercedes-AMG looks to plug-in to the latest high-power hybrid trend

It appears inevitable that Mercedes-AMG will soon have a high-performance plug-in hybrid model among its ranks. At a recent visit to the AMG headquarters in Affalterbach, Germany, CarAdvice spoke with Mercedes-AMG head of marketing Wolfgang Ungerer, who explained that while the introduction of a plug-in hybrid model wearing an AMG badge may not come tomorrow, it’s bound to happen...


Maxi-Cosi child seats recalled: More than 10,000 customers affected
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Maxi-Cosi child seats recalled: More than 10,000 customers affected

It may not be a run-of-the-mill car recall, but it could easily impact more consumers than many recalls that have come before it: Dorel Australia Pty Ltd is recalling more than 10,000 child seats, the majority of which are the Maxi-Cosi A2 Euro Convertible Car Seats. That massive figure is being reported by the ABC, but the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's recalls website states no exact number...


Tesla Motors electric cars clock up one billion miles
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Tesla Motors electric cars clock up one billion miles

US electric car brand Tesla Motors has said "thanks a billion" to its Model S owners, having just clocked up one billion miles - or 1,609,344,000 kilometres - purely using electricity. According to the Californian brand, the total worldwide fleet of Tesla Model S cars ticked over the milestone this month...


Peugeot and Citroen to push three-cylinder engines in Australia
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Peugeot and Citroen to push three-cylinder engines in Australia

Hot on the heels of the PSA PureTech three-cylinder turbo petrol engine winning and International Engine of the Year award, the company's two mainstream French brands - Peugeot and Citroen - are set to expand the availability of the high-tech powertrains in Australia. The International Engine of the Year award was for the PureTech engine family, and it came in the highly competitive (for Europe, at least!) 1...


Infiniti Q30 teased ahead of 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed digital debut
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Infiniti Q30 teased ahead of 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed digital debut

The first ever Infiniti Q30 small luxury hatchback has been teased ahead of its 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed debut. However, it won't be fully revealed at the British spectacular - instead, Infiniti will have an installation known as the Q30 Inspiration box, that will highlight specific details on the car without giving the whole picture away...