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2016 Lexus LX570 revealed
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2016 Lexus LX570 revealed

The facelifted 2016 Lexus LX570 has been revealed today, following more than a month of leaked photos and spilled information. The updated Lexus LX570 was revealed at The Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance in California alongside the new GS200t luxury sedan, ahead of the arrival of both new models in Australia in December 2015...


BMW M4 GTS, 3.0 CSL Hommage R concepts revealed for Pebble Beach show
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BMW M4 GTS, 3.0 CSL Hommage R concepts revealed for Pebble Beach show

BMW has rolled out a pair of striking concepts for this weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California; one brand-new, the other a sharp refresh of a recent showstopper. Headlining the unveiling is the new Concept M4 GTS, a muscly makeover of the still-new M4 Coupe that BMW has dressed in a cool grey finish with contrasting orange highlights - and, of course, a load of aerodynamic and under-the-skin enhancements...


Audi Sport 'sub-brand' pilot tested in Australia
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Audi Sport 'sub-brand' pilot tested in Australia

The Audi Sport ‘sub brand’ has arrived in Australia, which will serve as a global pilot market for the program alongside the UK. The Audi Sport moniker has been set up to more clearly delineate Audi’s hardcore sports car (RS models and the R8) and racing activities from the rest of the brand — in essence, it’s the new forward-facing name for its quattro GmbH subsidiary (Audi’s version of AMG or BMW M)...


Jaguar says supercharged V6 is capable of 300kW-plus, and even more torque
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Jaguar says supercharged V6 is capable of 300kW-plus, and even more torque

Jaguar says it can get more power and torque out of the supercharged V6 in its all-new XF S sports sedan. Speaking exclusively with CarAdvice during a track session with the new Jaguar XF S at the Navarra Circuit in Spain, Jaguar Land Rover business and program planning manager for powertrains John Pepperell admitted there was more to be extracted from the 3...


LDV V80 two-star ANCAP rating sparks war of words
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LDV V80 two-star ANCAP rating sparks war of words

News of a two-star safety rating for the ageing LDV V80 van has resulted in a war of words today between the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) and the Chinese brand’s local distributor, Ateco Automotive...


2015 Ford Mustang to debut new type of passenger knee bag
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2015 Ford Mustang to debut new type of passenger knee bag

When the Ford Mustang is launched locally later this year it will be the first vehicle available with a passenger knee bag that's integrated into the glove box lid. This compares to current designs that are built into the instrument panel. Ford says that the new knee bag will give the front seat passenger more leg room...


2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe revealed
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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe revealed

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe was revealed overnight ahead of its formal premiere in-the-metal at the Frankfurt motor show next month and Australian launch in the middle of next year. The new-generation two-door C-Class cuts a fine figure, echoing the clean and upmarket lines of the larger S-Class Coupe in a similar fashion to its top-selling sedan sibling...


Bugatti Chiron teased after alleged sighting in Los Angeles
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Bugatti Chiron teased after alleged sighting in Los Angeles

Overnight Bugatti released its first teaser for its new hypercar, which its widely tipped will be named Chiron. The timing of the teaser video, right after a mysterious Bugatti prototype (below) was spotted at Los Angeles International Airport, has fuelled speculation that the car will be revealed at a private event during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, which takes place this weekend in California...


2016 Jaguar XF launches in Spain
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2016 Jaguar XF launches in Spain

British luxury brand Jaguar has once again chosen Spain’s Navarra region, encompassing the bull-running city of Pamplona, to launch its latest creation, the 2016 Jaguar XF. It’s only two months on since the Tata-owned, UK-based carmaker launched the XE – a BMW 3 Series-size rival and arguably the company’s most important car in decades...


2016 Tesla Model S dual-motor range breakdown
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2016 Tesla Model S dual-motor range breakdown

The 2016 Tesla Model S dual-motor range made its Australian premiere this week at a launch event unlike any other — inside Hangar 1 at Avalon Airport in Victoria. Until now, Tesla Motors has only sold rear-wheel-drive variants of the Model S in Australia, comprising the Model S 70 and 85...


Audi Q6 electric SUV to offer more than 500 kilometres of range
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Audi Q6 electric SUV to offer more than 500 kilometres of range

Audi has announced that its all-new pure electric SUV - which is hotly rumoured to be known as the Q6 e-tron - will have an electric driving range of "more than 500 kilometres". The news comes following an announcement from the brand that it will be working on new "powerful cell modules" from battery specialists LG Chem and Samsung SDI...


Is it illegal to use an Apple Watch while driving? : The answer from Victoria, NSW, ACT, WA, NT, SA and Tasmanian police forces
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Is it illegal to use an Apple Watch while driving? : The answer from Victoria, NSW, ACT, WA, NT, SA and Tasmanian police forces

With technology continuously evolving, it's sometimes hard to keep up with laws and the way they adapt to modern technology. Reader Andrea contacted CarAdvice asking whether it is illegal to use an Apple Watch while operating a motor vehicle, similar to the way it would be using a mobile phone while driving. Q: I own an Apple Watch and live in Victoria...


2016 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specifications for Australia
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2016 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specifications for Australia

Audi has confirmed that its super-hot hatch, the new 2016 Audi RS3 Sportback, will hit Australia in October, priced from $78,900 plus on-road costs. No surprise that the hot Audi will be aimed directly at Mercedes-AMG’s mean A45, although buyers looking to the Merc will save around $3200 - unless the newly updated version wears a heavier price tag when it lands in December or January...


2016 BMW M2 set for October debut - report
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2016 BMW M2 set for October debut - report

The 2016 BMW M2 will be revealed online in October, ahead of a later motor-show debut, according to a new report with enthusiast website BMW Blog. Data leaked in recent months has hinted at a November production start for the hot new coupe, which had led to speculation that an unveiling at next month’s Frankfurt motor show was on the cards...


Nissan PlayStation GT Academy won by Australian for first time
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Nissan PlayStation GT Academy won by Australian for first time

Twenty-six-year-old Queensland native Matthew Simmons has taken out the 2015 Nissan PlayStation GT Academy competition, becoming the first-ever Australian to win the gamer-sourced racing challenge. Now in its seventh year, the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy is a development competition created by Nissan, PlayStation and the people behind the iconic driving simulator Gran Turismo, aimed at turning bedroom gamers into professional racing drivers...