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2018 Volkswagen Polo revealed in Euro press leak
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2018 Volkswagen Polo revealed in Euro press leak

UPDATE: The new Polo has now been officially revealed. Details and photos here. The new-generation 2018 Volkswagen Polo has been given an unscheduled online unveiling today, hours ahead of its global debut at a special event in Europe. These photos, surfaced in the European press today and on enthusiast site CarScoops, reveal in clear detail the styling of Volkswagen's embiggened light car...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 16, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 16, 2017

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...


CarAdvice podcast 57: We take a quick drive in the 2018 Hyundai Kona
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CarAdvice podcast 57: We take a quick drive in the 2018 Hyundai Kona

♫ Just the two of us: Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens are on the panel this week. In cars, the Hyundai Kona EV is due in 2018, an HSV-tuned Colorado is coming, pricing has been revealed for the incoming Range Rover Velar, and the all-new Volkswagen Polo has been teased ahead of its debut this week...


2018 BMW X7 to debut as a concept in September
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2018 BMW X7 to debut as a concept in September

The BMW X7 Concept will reportedly be unveiled in September, and preview a new seven-seat crossover due to go on sale globally next year. According to both Autocar and BMW Blog, the X7 Concept will make its debut at the Frankfurt motor show, press days for which begin on September 12, European time...


Volkswagen SUVs won't receive GTI treatment
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Volkswagen SUVs won't receive GTI treatment

Herbert Diess, head of the Volkswagen brand, says the GTI badge will only be used on hot hatches, namely the Up, Polo and Golf, thereby quashing rumours of GTI crossover. In a recent interview Diess told Autocar, "I think with the three [GTI models] we have now, we are set". Above: The recently revealed Up GTI Concept...


2018 Audi A8 interior and exterior teased in video
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2018 Audi A8 interior and exterior teased in video

The exterior and interior of the new Audi A8 has been partially revealed in a new teaser video. The video (above) highlights the flagship sedan's automated remote parking feature, and gives us a glimpse of the A8's tail-light design, side detailing, nose, and parts of the interior...


2017 Holden Astra sedan pricing and specs: New Four-door cruises in to join hatch
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2017 Holden Astra sedan pricing and specs: New Four-door cruises in to join hatch

NOTE: This article was first published on June 1. The Astra sedan has now made its Australian debut, and you can read our launch review here. June 1: Local pricing and specifications for the new 2017 Holden Astra sedan have been released this week, ahead of the new model's arrival in Australia...


Hyundai planning two more SUVs by 2020
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Hyundai planning two more SUVs by 2020

Korean manufacturer Hyundai plans to continue the growth of its SUV line-up during the remainder of the decade, confirming plans to introduce sub-compact and upper-large SUVs. Speaking with media at the international launch of the the Kona in Seoul, South Korea, a panel of the company’s executives confirmed there are plans to introduce an A-segment (sub-compact) crossover to sit below the just-revealed Kona, along with an E-segment (upper large) to sit above the Santa Fe...


Highway 1 to Hell: A mid-trip update, hauling around Australia
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Highway 1 to Hell: A mid-trip update, hauling around Australia

Hauling our way across Australia, here we have an update delivered between interrupted sleeps and stints behind the wheel, as we make our attempt at setting a new record for circumnavigating Australia's big island by car. Marlow, the narrator and main character in Joseph Conrad's heart of darkness describes traversing a serpentine Congolese jungle river as traveling back in time the deeper into the unknown you go...


2017 Honda HR-V Limited Edition unveiled
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2017 Honda HR-V Limited Edition unveiled

There's a new value-focused 2017 Honda HR-V Limited Edition variant in the model range, with the re-added VTi-based model packing in a few extras. In a similar move to one made last year for the Honda HR-V, the brand's Australian arm says it has added $3600 of extra value to the Limited Edition specification, but at a cost of just $1425 over the regular VTi – as such, the new Limited Edition version has a drive-away price of $28,990...


2018 Lexus CT200h facelift revealed
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2018 Lexus CT200h facelift revealed

The 2018 Lexus CT200h hybrid hatchback has been unveiled, with the brand describing the changes to its now more aggressively styled compact model as a "sweeping update" that includes "sportier styling, interior updates and innovative equipment". The styling changes to the updated 2018 Lexus CT200h are clearly apparent, with a more muscular front end design including new mesh inlays for the spindle grille...


2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus revealed
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2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus revealed

The most high-performance drop-top Audi ever has been revealed, with the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus claiming the title of the "fastest series-production convertible model from the brand with the four rings". How fast? Well, its high-revving 5.2-litre 449kW/560Nm mid-mounted V10 engine is capable of slinging the new-generation Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus from 0-100km/h in just 3...


Polestar electric sports car mooted - report
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Polestar electric sports car mooted - report

Volvo's performance arm Polestar might be considering its own electric sports car, separate from any of its Swedish parent company's models. According to a report from UK publication Evo, Polestar could be eyeing off somewhat of a split from Volvo, while taking advantage of parent company Geely’s recent purchase of the iconic Lotus brand...


DS to release a new model every year, each with an electrified variant
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DS to release a new model every year, each with an electrified variant

DS, the luxury offshoot of Citroen, plans on releasing a new model every year for the foreseeable future. And each of these new models will be available with a hybrid or fully electric variant. By 2025 the brand expects a third of its sales to come from electrified vehicles. All of the brand's performance models will motivated by a hybrid drivetrain...


2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 spied inside and out
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2018 Mercedes-AMG G63 spied inside and out

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG G63 has been spied undergoing testing, and these latest spy photos give us our first look at the interior of the new G-Class. There are plenty of temporary coverings scattered across the cabin, including a leather hutch over the main set of air conditioning and infotainment controls...