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Jaguar XF Sportbrake confirmed, arriving in Australia in 2017
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Jaguar XF Sportbrake confirmed, arriving in Australia in 2017

It seems the love of wagons is still strong at Jaguar, with the British brand confirming it will add an XF Sportbrake wagon to its ranks soon. The new station wagon variant of the Jaguar XF will bring extra practicality, but there’s an argument that the F-Pace sort of had that part of the market tied up...


2016 Paris Motor Show Gallery - part one
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2016 Paris Motor Show Gallery - part one

  The 2016 Paris Motor Show is in full swing and we hope you are enjoying our coverage. Here is the first gallery showing some sights from the show as well as some key new models. Want to see something specific? Let us know in the comments below...


BMW M performance brand open to electrification and autonomous driving
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BMW M performance brand open to electrification and autonomous driving

BMW says that as the electric vehicle and autonomous technology matures across its ‘i’ brand, it will seek to bring some of its learnings across its entire range, including the M performance brand, meaning future M models may have autonomous driving capability as well as electrification of their drivetrain in one way or another...


Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept points to new mid-size SUV due in 2018
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Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept points to new mid-size SUV due in 2018

The Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept could point the way to the most important model in the brand's history. It isn't new - the brand showed it off way back in April this year - but it reappeared at the 2016 Paris motor show in matte black, and it presages a new model due in 2018 to compete in the highly competitive luxury mid-size SUV segment against the Land Rover Discovery Sport, BMW X3, Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLC...


BMW 'becoming a technology company'
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BMW 'becoming a technology company'

BMW says that it will transform its business to becoming a technology company as it sees the largest changes to the mobility industry in the next ten years...


2017 Kia Rio gets Australian suspension upgrade
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2017 Kia Rio gets Australian suspension upgrade

The all-new 2017 Kia Rio has gained a suspension upgrade for the Australian market thanks to the brand’s local tuning expertise and insistence on delivering a car fit for the market. Kia Motors had initially given Australian-specified Rios a more basic suspension damper setup but Kia Australia pressured the factory to equip the Rio with its RS dampers, which allow for better tuning...


2017 Kia Rio details: three variants, 1.4-litre only at launch; 1.0 turbo to follow
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2017 Kia Rio details: three variants, 1.4-litre only at launch; 1.0 turbo to follow

Initial Australian specifications for the all-new 2017 Kia Rio range have been confirmed today, including drivetrain and variant line-up, before it launches here in early 2017. With the fourth-generation Kia Rio having officially launched at the Paris Motor show today, Kia Australia has confirmed that it will initially take one engine and three variants of the model before additional variants of the South Korean company’s new light car launch by the middle of next year...


Lexus UX concept reveals compact SUV plans in Paris
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Lexus UX concept reveals compact SUV plans in Paris

The new Lexus UX concept has bowed at the Paris motor show today, revealing a first look at the company's plans for a new compact SUV. The Japanese luxury marque says it is aiming the UX concept at new, younger, "ever-connected urban customers", a group it hopes to win over for the first time. Fair enough, too, with the brand often seen as a favourite of older buyers...


2018 BMW X2 previewed with new Paris motor show concept
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2018 BMW X2 previewed with new Paris motor show concept

This week's Paris motor show has played host to our first look at the all-new 2018 BMW X2, previewed here in audacious Concept X2 form. As is often the case for a BMW concept, the X2 show car revealed in Paris look to be a thinly veiled hint at what we'll see enter production over the next year or so - although we should expect some aspects of its styling to be toned down first...


Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ revealed: Electric SUV debuts in Paris
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Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ revealed: Electric SUV debuts in Paris

The Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ all-electric SUV concept has been revealed at the Paris motor show, previewing the direction of the company’s upcoming range of ‘EQ’-branded electric models. Featuring two electric motors with a combined output of up to 300kW, Mercedes-Benz says the Generation EQ shows how electric vehicles (EVs) “can soon move into the fast lane”, while still offering a zero-emissions range of up to 500 kilometres...


Kia GT Stinger RWD sedan set for 2017, green light for Australia
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Kia GT Stinger RWD sedan set for 2017, green light for Australia

CarAdvice believes the highly-anticipated Kia GT is set to be unveiled early next year, with the most likely candidate being either January’s Detroit motor show or Geneva in March, with Kia Australia all but confirmed that it will take the brand’s first rear-wheel drive car...


2017 Nissan Micra revealed in Paris
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2017 Nissan Micra revealed in Paris

The all-new 2017 Nissan Micra has been revealed at the Paris motor show, representing a complete makeover for the brand’s light hatch. Headlining the fifth-generation Micra is the inclusion of active safety technologies; like autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and lane departure assist, along with new powertrains, upgraded infotainment, and obviously, a completely new look - inspired by the 2015 Nissan Sway concept...


Renault TreZor concept previews next-gen styling at Paris motor show
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Renault TreZor concept previews next-gen styling at Paris motor show

The Renault TreZor all-electric supercar concept has been revealed at the Paris motor show, previewing the French company’s future design language and technologies. First revealed by Romanian website Automarket, the TreZor concept is said to “[kick] off a new chapter in the history of Renault styling”...


Volkswagen to launch $40k electric car with 600km range in 2020
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Volkswagen to launch $40k electric car with 600km range in 2020

The Volkswagen I.D. concept car revealed at the Paris motor show this morning is as significant for the German brand as the original Beetle and Golf, the company claims. The electric hatchback concept previews the first road car to be based on Volkswagen’s new MEB architecture, which only supports fully electric cars — no plug-ins, and no internal combustion...


Mercedes-AMG hypercar confirmed: hybrid drivetrain, F1 technology to feature
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Mercedes-AMG hypercar confirmed: hybrid drivetrain, F1 technology to feature

The rumoured Mercedes-AMG hypercar has been confirmed today during the company’s press conference at the Paris motor show. Previewed by a sketch of its silhouette (a-la Aston Martin AM-RB001), the new hypercar will be an ‘AMG Performance Hybrid’ featuring drivetrain technology from the company’s Formula One car...