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2018 Porsche 911 spied with production body
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2018 Porsche 911 spied with production body

The next-generation Porsche 911 has been spied again, but this time it's wearing a disguised version of the production body, rather than panels borrowed from the current car. Usually when car makers switch to testing with production body panels, they usually slather the new development vehicles with acres of disguise, but Porsche seems to have gone for a light touch with these two 911 test units...


Last Rolls-Royce Phantom VII rolls off the line, replacement not due until 2018
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Last Rolls-Royce Phantom VII rolls off the line, replacement not due until 2018

The final seventh-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has rolled off the company's Goodwood production line in the UK. The current generation Phantom has been on sale since 2003, and is one of the oldest new cars currently on sale in Australia, sitting between the Morgan 4/4 and the Suzuki APV...


2017 BMW M3 'facelift facelift' heading to Geneva
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2017 BMW M3 'facelift facelift' heading to Geneva

Following recent news of an LCI (life-cycle impulse) update to the BMW 4 Series range, which includes the M4, comes a mild update to its four-door stablemate, the M3. Wait, you say. Didn’t the M3 score an update as part of the 3 Series LCI in 2016? Yes it did, but just to keep you on your toes, it’s had another one. Albeit, very minor...


2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia pricing and specs
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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia pricing and specs

Australian pricing for the full 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia range has been revealed today, as part of the premium Italian mid-sizer's local launch. Local buyers got their first look at the new 3 Series and C-Class rival in December, with the 2017 Giulia revealed as the centrepiece of a newly unveiled Alfa Romeo showroom in Melbourne...


2017 Audi Q2 pricing and specs: Launch Edition opens baby SUV line-up
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2017 Audi Q2 pricing and specs: Launch Edition opens baby SUV line-up

Pricing and equipment details for the all-new 2017 Audi Q2 have been confirmed today, ahead of the new baby SUV's February 24 on-sale date. As revealed during the 2017 Q2's glitzy first Australian appearance in September last year, the range will kick off from $41,100. (All prices exclude on-road costs.) That spend will get you into the front-wheel-drive Q2 Design 1...


2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R pricing announced
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R pricing announced

Local pricing has been announced for the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R, which will start from $349,000 plus on-road costs when it launches in Australia this July. That positions the AMG flagship supercar $50,000 above the current GT S, though the gap will also be filled with the GT C coupe and roadster in the third quarter...


2017 Seat Ibiza revealed in Barcelona
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2017 Seat Ibiza revealed in Barcelona

The 2017 Seat Ibiza has been revealed overnight in its home market of Spain, ahead of its European launch in July. While the Spanish hatch isn't likely to land in Australia anytime soon, it's the first Volkswagen Group product to ride on the MQB A0 platform - a smaller version of the MQB component set that underpins several models including Volkswagen Golf, Tiguan and Audi A3, and will likely form the basis of the next-generation Volkswagen Polo and Audi A1...


2017 HSV GTSR W1: company boss justifies $170k LS9-powered monster
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2017 HSV GTSR W1: company boss justifies $170k LS9-powered monster

For the $169,990 (before on-road costs) asking price of the just-revealed 2017 HSV GTSR W1, you could get yourself into a BMW M3 Competition, Mercedes-AMG C63 S, or even the brand-spanking new Alfa Romeo Giulia. Talk to the man in charge at HSV, though, and he says justifying the company's most expensive ever model is simple...


2017 Holden Commodore pricing and specs: Final run of locally-made range now on sale
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2017 Holden Commodore pricing and specs: Final run of locally-made range now on sale

Pricing and specifications for the 2017 Holden Commodore range have been announced this week, the final update to the Australian-made range before local production ends in October. For the new year Holden has upgraded just about every variant with extra equipment, bar the entry-level Evoke, which starts at $33,490 plus on-road costs for the ute and $35,490 for the sedan...


NanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt: 300km/h electric sports car set for Geneva reveal
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NanoFlowcell Quant 48Volt: 300km/h electric sports car set for Geneva reveal

Electric vehicle company NanoFlowcell has teased its latest sports car, the Quant 48Volt, ahead of its debut at this year's Geneva motor show in March. Powered by the world's first variably-controllable mobile flow cell, and four low-voltage electric motors, the Quant 48Volt claims some impressive performance figures...


Behind the beast: An in-depth look at the Corvette ZR1-powered 2017 HSV GTSR W1
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Behind the beast: An in-depth look at the Corvette ZR1-powered 2017 HSV GTSR W1

You already know it’s limited to 300 units. You already know it’s $169,990 (before on-road costs). And you already know it’s powered by the much-hyped LS9 engine out of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1...


2017 HSV range: GTSR makes triumphant return, W1 revealed for Zeta send-off
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2017 HSV range: GTSR makes triumphant return, W1 revealed for Zeta send-off

Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has unveiled what will be its final-ever range based on the long-serving Zeta platform, with the main drawcard being the rumoured LS9-powered GTSR W1 – the most powerful and most expensive HSV model, ever...


Five great moments in HSV history
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Five great moments in HSV history

Holden Special Vehicles, better known as simply HSV, is a brand synonymous with performance and 'Australianness' - but 2017 is the last time you'll ever see HSV offer a model based on an Australian-built vehicle. Here, at the end of an era, and with this week's big unveil of the heroic GTSR W1, it's only fitting that we travel back through time and take a look at five great moments in HSV history...


2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift spied
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2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift spied

A heavily-disguised prototype believed to be the facelifted Hyundai Sonata has been spotted this week during cold weather testing. While the majority of the medium sedan's sheetmetal is concealed under the heavy black-and-white disguise, the new face and tail-lights are partially visible, showing that the new Sonata will draw inspiration from the recently-revealed 2017 i30 hatch...


Kia's overdue small SUV spied
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Kia's overdue small SUV spied

Kia’s desperately needed small crossover SUV to rival cars such as Mazda CX-3 appears to be coming together, as these reputed development-car spy images show. Our photographer friends have caught this camouflaged prototype model doing cold weather testing on a frozen lake in Sweden. Suggestions out of Europe are that this car might be called the Kia Stonic...