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2017 Infiniti QX30: entry-level SUV's rear-view camera omission to be 'corrected'
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2017 Infiniti QX30: entry-level SUV's rear-view camera omission to be 'corrected'

Infiniti Cars Australia has acknowledged that not specifying the entry-level version of its just-launched Infiniti QX30 with a rear-view camera was a significant misstep, with the omission expected to be rectified in the near future. Speaking to CarAdvice at this week’s local launch of the Q30-based QX30 crossover, Infiniti Cars Australia managing director Jean-Philippe Roux said safety is most definitely of high importance to the premium Japanese marque...


Volkswagen e-Crafter electric van concept revealed
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Volkswagen e-Crafter electric van concept revealed

Hot on the heels of being named the 2017 International Van of the Year, the Volkswagen Crafter has gone electric - in concept form, at least. This is the Volkswagen e-Crafter, a fully electric parcel mover aimed specifically at city van operators based on the all-new Volkswagen Crafter large van that is due to arrive in Australia late in 2017...


CarAdvice podcast 22: Lamborghini sales rocket, Monster Jam, VW Tiguan launch, and much more!
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CarAdvice podcast 22: Lamborghini sales rocket, Monster Jam, VW Tiguan launch, and much more!

Welcome to episode 22 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Mandy Turner and Paul Maric talk all the latest news and reviews in the Australian new-car market and around the world...


2017 Kia Soul gets turbo engine and new equipment - UPDATE
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2017 Kia Soul gets turbo engine and new equipment - UPDATE

Update - Kia's local arm has confirmed the turbocharged Soul won't be coming to Australia, though exterior and interior revisions will be part of a 2017 update coming soon. See article for details. The 2017 Kia Soul will soon have, dare we say it, a bit more soul - but not for our market, it seems...


Audi Q2 positioning won't cannibalise Q3 sales
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Audi Q2 positioning won't cannibalise Q3 sales

Audi Australia’s communications boss says the new Q2 SUV should attract new buyers to the brand rather than eating into sales of the larger Q3, despite the two models starting less than $2000 apart. Anna Burgdorf, general manager of corporate communications for Audi’s local arm, told CarAdvice at the preview event for the all-new Q2 SUV in Sydney this week the company is targeting a different type of buyer with the new model...


2017 Abarth 124 Spider pricing revealed: MX-5's turbo cousin here from October
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2017 Abarth 124 Spider pricing revealed: MX-5's turbo cousin here from October

The 2017 Abarth 124 Spider will hit Australia in October with a $41,990 starting price, the company has confirmed today, and a guaranteed drive-away price of $43,500 for the six-speed manual model. The first 100 examples will also be sold as 'launch editions', adding contrasting bumper inserts, tow-hook covers and mirror caps, along with a "[x] of 100" build plate in the cockpit...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


I changed my mind on stop-start
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I changed my mind on stop-start

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything,” Irish polemicist George Bernard Shaw famously said. While it may be a pompous means of introducing this column, this farsighted call neatly summarises my position on automotive stop-start (or idle-stop) systems...


2018 Holden Equinox: GM reveals new global SUV in Chevrolet form - UPDATE
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2018 Holden Equinox: GM reveals new global SUV in Chevrolet form - UPDATE

General Motors has revealed what will become the 2018 Holden Equinox, due here next year. Exact timing is still to be confirmed, although it is expected that a late-2017 debut is on the cards. Unveiled in the US today as the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, the new SUV will replace the ageing Captiva and retire the name...


Tesla Autopilot version 8.0 announced with new emphasis on radar - UPDATE
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Tesla Autopilot version 8.0 announced with new emphasis on radar - UPDATE

Update - Tesla's local arm has confirmed the rollout of the Version 8.0 software in Australia over the coming weeks. See bottom of article for more details. Tesla has announced a Version 8.0 software update, which for its Autopilot driver-assistance system, switches the car’s primary sensor to radar technology as opposed to the camera and image processing system...


Lexus UX Concept interior revealed with hologram-style displays
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Lexus UX Concept interior revealed with hologram-style displays

The interior of the Lexus UX Concept has been shown off prior to the car's full debut at the 2016 Paris motor show. While the exterior of the concept vehicle may provide us with strong hints about a future sub-NX crossover, the design of the UX Concept's interior gazes further off into the distance...


2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T unveiled with turbocharged V8
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2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T unveiled with turbocharged V8

The Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T, the brand's first four-seat vehicle with a V8 engine, has been revealed ahead of the 2016 Paris motor show. Under the bonnet, the GTC4 Lusso T ditches the V12 engine from the suffix-free variant, which was launched earlier this year. In place of the V12 engine is a 3...


2017 Infiniti QX30 pricing and specs: Q30 high-rider gets a rugged companion
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2017 Infiniti QX30 pricing and specs: Q30 high-rider gets a rugged companion

Local pricing and specifications for the 2017 Infiniti QX30 range have been revealed, with the new SUV starting at $48,900 before on-road costs. Acting as a more rugged companion to the Q30 hatch in a similar vein to what the Mercedes-Benz GLA is to the A-Class - which it shares many components with - the QX30 comes in a two-model range and with one engine/transmission combination...


2017 Nissan Micra teased ahead of Paris reveal
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2017 Nissan Micra teased ahead of Paris reveal

The new 2017 Nissan Micra has been teased in a video today, ahead of its unveiling at the Paris motor show later this month. In the short new video, we get a glimpse of the next Micra's headlights and tail-lights, as well as part of the bonnet, grille, front bumper, and tailgate...


Hyundai N Concept RN30: motorsport flavoured car teased ahead of Paris debut
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Hyundai N Concept RN30: motorsport flavoured car teased ahead of Paris debut

The Hyundai N Concept RN30 has been previewed ahead of its debut at the 2016 Paris motor show, which kicks off at the end of the month. Ahead of the car's full debut, Hyundai isn't giving too much away about the vehicle, which it describes as a "motorsport-inspired racing concept ... developed to deliver passion and pleasure on the track for everybody"...