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2018 Audi A8 spied almost disguise free
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2018 Audi A8 spied almost disguise free

The Audi A8 sedan has been photographed almost completely free of disguise in Europe. These photos of a long-wheelbase version of the next-generation A8 were captured on a smartphone by a fan of our spy photography agency. Unlike earlier prototypes, which were covered head-to-toe in camouflage, this latest pre-production A8 model has just a few pieces of black tape disguising parts of the grille, and the head- and tail-lights...


2018 Hyundai Tucson pricing and specs: More power, standard Apple CarPlay and Android
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2018 Hyundai Tucson pricing and specs: More power, standard Apple CarPlay and Android

The Hyundai Tucson mid-sized SUV has scored a range of welcome updates in response to the recent launch of the new Mazda CX-5, landing an equally efficient but more powerful base engine and upgraded infotainment. Out goes the old 2.0-litre MPi base petrol engine and in comes a new direct-injected 2...


2017 Mazda 2 pricing and specs: Standard AEB, improved dynamics and new range-topper
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2017 Mazda 2 pricing and specs: Standard AEB, improved dynamics and new range-topper

The updated Mazda 2 city car range has launched, bringing with it more safety equipment, claimed dynamic improvements and a new range-topping GT variant to battle the Euros - while keeping pricing unchanged. The mid-life upgrade to one of Australia’s top-selling light cars arrives as sales in this part of the market continue to struggle, despite fuel prices and ever-increasing urbanisation...


Kia Stinger GT to get BMW-style, dynamic suspension tweaks for Australia
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Kia Stinger GT to get BMW-style, dynamic suspension tweaks for Australia

The Kia Stinger GT’s Australian-market suspension tuning will focus on maximising driving character and response, with product from BMW, Mercedes-Benz and even Lexus cited as key benchmarks, as much as the beloved Commodore SS...


LDV D90 off-road SUV touches down in Oz for testing ahead of Shanghai debut - UPDATE
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LDV D90 off-road SUV touches down in Oz for testing ahead of Shanghai debut - UPDATE

UPDATE: Shortly after this article was published, CarAdvice reader Chris alerted us to a Russian article with a number of photos showing the D90 without disguise, caught in Kiama yesterday. A second vehicle was spied this afternoon, again after this article had published. As these photos show, the production D90 borrows heavily from the styling of its concept predecessor, revealed at last year's Beijing motor show...


2017 Kia Cerato Sport, Sportage Si Premium on sale
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2017 Kia Cerato Sport, Sportage Si Premium on sale

New Kia Cerato Sport and Kia Sportage Si Premium models have joined the company's Australian line-up this week, adding a handful of equipment upgrades. In the case of the Cerato, the new $22,450 (drive-away) Sport grade replaces the S Premium model, slotting in between the S automatic AV pack and the Si automatic...


Infiniti to continue building dealer network in Australia
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Infiniti to continue building dealer network in Australia

Japanese premium marque Infiniti remains committed to the expansion of its dealer network in Australia, with an eleventh showroom to open its doors later this year. The brand's initial launch in 2012 saw Infiniti Centres open in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Since then, there are now dealerships in Perth, Canberra and Adelaide, along with South West Sydney, the Gold Coast, Castle Hill and Newcastle...


Electric vans will work in Australia, says Mercedes-Benz
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Electric vans will work in Australia, says Mercedes-Benz

Commercial vehicles will be a key to growing Australia’s sluggish electrified vehicle adoption rate, believes the local division of Mercedes-Benz Vans. Daimler will begin series production of EV vans from the end of 2018, with mid-sized Vito and larger Sprinter iterations to be available — first in Europe, but eventually elsewhere...


2017 Toyota LandCruiser Altitude on sale
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2017 Toyota LandCruiser Altitude on sale

Toyota’s venerable off-road workhorse, the LandCruiser 200 Series, has been given a lift this week with the release of its annual Altitude special edition. Based on the GXL turbo-diesel, the off-roader receives a swag of extra kit. Limited to 600 vehicles, the Altitude scores leather-accented seats which are now electrically adjusted for the front seat occupants...


Ford Fusion Police Responder Hybrid: First 'pursuit-rated' hybrid car revealed
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Ford Fusion Police Responder Hybrid: First 'pursuit-rated' hybrid car revealed

The just-unveiled Ford Police Responder Hybrid sedan is claimed to be the first hybrid vehicle with a 'pursuit-rating' from law enforcement agencies across the US. The Ford Police Responder Hybrid is based on the Ford Fusion Hybrid, which features a 105kW/175Nm Atkinson-cycle 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine mated to a 35kW electric motor fed by a 1...


2018 Volkswagen T-Roc spied almost without disguise
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2018 Volkswagen T-Roc spied almost without disguise

The Volkswagen T-Roc crossover has been spied in Europe with a very minimal level of disguise. Volkswagen has done away with the full-body camouflage used on earlier prototypes, with this car's disguise limited primarily to gobs of deliberately obfuscating chrome around the grille, headlights, sills, and driving lights...


2017 New York motor show: What to expect
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2017 New York motor show: What to expect

The New York International Auto Show, although not the largest in the world – or even in the United States – lays claim to being one of the world's oldest automobile exhibitions. First opening its doors in 1900, the New York motor show is beaten only by its Paris (1898) and Frankfurt (1897) counterparts, two of the largest in the world...


Dodge Demon revealed ahead of New York motor show debut
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Dodge Demon revealed ahead of New York motor show debut

We’ve been teased, we’ve been taunted and we’ve been Demonised. We've gasped at the sheer size of the 'Air Grabber' bonnet scoop. And we've calculated the tyre-shredding costs of those bespoke ‘Demon Branded’ 315/40R18 Nitto NT05R tyres. But now, the forthcoming Dodge Demon has been released into the wild ahead of its public debut at this week’s New York motor show...


Mazda Australia projects another sales record in 2017
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Mazda Australia projects another sales record in 2017

Mazda Australia expects another record sales year in 2017, with the market’s number-two brand projecting it will move about 119,000 units. This figure would give the company market share of around 10 per cent, and supplant the all-time full importer record it set last year of 118,217 units...


Chevrolet to reveal plug-in FNR-X SUV concept in Shanghai
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Chevrolet to reveal plug-in FNR-X SUV concept in Shanghai

Chevrolet has released a teaser image of a new SUV concept, the FNR-X, which will make its public debut at the Shanghai motor show later this month. Following the wild FNR concept of two years ago, the slightly more conventional FNR-X is set to form the basis of a new plug-in hybrid electric SUV...