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Mercedes-AMG's $2million hypercar closing in on sold-out status - report
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Mercedes-AMG's $2million hypercar closing in on sold-out status - report

The upcoming Mercedes-AMG hypercar isn't scheduled for release until late in 2018, but that hasn't stopped cashed-up buyers placing orders for almost the entire production run, according to a new report. In a new article with industry journal Automotive News, Mercedes-AMG chairman, Tobias Moers, said the entire production run is almost sold out two years ahead of release...


2017 Honda Jazz gets updated infotainment unit: Touch-panel buttons gone, but…
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2017 Honda Jazz gets updated infotainment unit: Touch-panel buttons gone, but…

New 2017 Honda Jazz infotainment interface deletes volume control, shrinks screen A quiet 2017 Honda Jazz update has rolled onto the local market, bringing what proposes to be an improvement to the small hatch's infotainment system. In all versions of the Jazz offered for the 2015 and 2016 model years, buyers had been treated to a large 7...


NextEV NIO EP9 electric hypercar revealed as the fastest EV ever
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NextEV NIO EP9 electric hypercar revealed as the fastest EV ever

Chinese Formula E contender, NextEV, has launched its NIO electric car brand along with the EP9 - the fastest electric car in the world. Launched at an event in London, the NIO EP9 is powered by four electric motors producing a combined output of 1-MegaWatt (like the Koenigsegg One:1), or 1000kW (1360hp) and 1480Nm of torque from 0rpm...


2017 Lexus IS Model Range pricing and specs: New looks and more kit for mid-sized sedan
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2017 Lexus IS Model Range pricing and specs: New looks and more kit for mid-sized sedan

The facelifted  2017 Lexus IS mid-sized sedan range has arrived in Australia, complete with styling changes, revised equipment lists and new pricing. Key updates include eight exterior and some 15 interior design changes said to have drawn inspiration from the RC Coupe range, "effectively creating a four-door of the coupe", according to Lexus Australia...


2015-16 Kia Optima Si recalled for driveshaft fix: 42 vehicles affected
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2015-16 Kia Optima Si recalled for driveshaft fix: 42 vehicles affected

Kia has issued a recall for 42 of its 2015 and 2016 model-year Optima Si sedans over concerns the front axle driveshaft could crack. According to the Korean manufacturer, the affected Optimas may experience a crack, or separation, of the the right front axle driveshaft due to a manufacturing fault...


Volvo launches mobile concierge service in the US
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Volvo launches mobile concierge service in the US

Swedish manufacturer Volvo has launched a pilot program for its mobile concierge service in the US, which will allow owners to have their car serviced, cleaned and refuelled at their home. Based on the company's consumer research, over 70 per cent of Volvo customers want refuelling services at their fingertips, while 56 per cent want their car picked up for routine maintenance, and 49 per cent would like to be able to have their car moved to another location when desired...


Iconic Aussie ute immortalised as wooden toy: Your chance to win!
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Iconic Aussie ute immortalised as wooden toy: Your chance to win!

The quintessential Australian leisure machine, the humble ute, has been reimagined as a wooden play set, just in time for Christmas. Developed by Australian homewares company, Make Me Iconic, the bright orange ute bares a strong resemblance to an HQ Holden (or an HJ/HX/HZ) which gives it a bit of a nostalgic feel...


Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo confirmed for Australia
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Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo confirmed for Australia

Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia has confirmed its luxury camper van, the Marco Polo Activity, will available in Australia from next year with a starting price of $69,990 (plus on-road costs). The Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo Activity is based on the German brand's people mover, the Valente, and can seat up to seven people with a host of features designed to make that road trip even more comfortable...


2017 Toyota 86 pricing and specs: Updated sports car now on sale in Australia
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2017 Toyota 86 pricing and specs: Updated sports car now on sale in Australia

Local pricing and specifications have been announced for the 2017 Toyota 86 range, which sees the Japanese sports car get a small power bump and a new look for a small price increase. Now starting from $30,790 before on-road costs, the Toyota 86 starts off $800 dearer than previously, though it is still $2000 more affordable than the cheapest version of its Subaru BRZ twin...


Buick Velite PHEV concept debuts in Guangzhou, previews upcoming models
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Buick Velite PHEV concept debuts in Guangzhou, previews upcoming models

The Buick Velite plug-in hybrid (PHEV) concept has been unveiled at the 2016 Guangzhou motor show. Serving as a template for future vehicles under the company's 'Buick Blue' new energy strategy, the Velite concept is a swoopy-styled crossover and previews an upcoming PHEV model from the American brand...


Join the MotorWorld Sydney volunteer crew!
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Join the MotorWorld Sydney volunteer crew!

If you're looking for the cheapest way to get into MotorWorld Sydney next month - and wouldn't mind a bit of pocket money to go with it - here's your ticket in. Volunteers are needed from Thursday, December 1 to Sunday, December 4. Our friends at MotorWorld Sydney tell us you'll have the option of half- or full-day shifts, helping with the show's huge Mega Test Fest - of which CarAdvice's Double Mega Test will play a major part...


LDV e-G10 revealed in Guangzhou, under consideration for Australia
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LDV e-G10 revealed in Guangzhou, under consideration for Australia

The all-electric LDV e-G10 has been unveiled over the weekend at the Guangzhou motor show, becoming the Chinese manufacturer's latest model in its expanding line-up. Powered by a 75kW/380Nm electric motor, the LDV e-G10 can accelerate from 0-100km/h in under 14 seconds on its way to a top speed of 150km/h...


Jaguar I-Pace leaps ahead of German brands
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Jaguar I-Pace leaps ahead of German brands

No one expected Jaguar to unveil an electric performance SUV with a bold, cab-forward design that combines a supercar silhouette with sports car performance and five-seat versatility at the LA Auto Show this week, least of all the German brands. And the reason the Jaguar I-Pace looks so good is the fact the design itself was heavily influenced by Jaguar’s plug-in hybrid concept car, the C-X75, which debuted at the 2010 Paris Motor Show...


2016 Los Angeles motor show: Hits and misses
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2016 Los Angeles motor show: Hits and misses

While it's not the biggest motor show of the year, the 2016 Los Angeles motor show has just wrapped up and CarAdvice was on the ground soaking in the concepts and production cars stealing the limelight. As with each motor show we attend, we wanted to give you an insight into the cars we loved and those we didn't love as much...


Hyundai CX-3 rival to fill local segment hole from late 2017
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Hyundai CX-3 rival to fill local segment hole from late 2017

With SUV sales continuing to rise, and small SUVs garnering more attention, Hyundai Australia is well aware it needs a proper ix35 replacement. Fortunately for the local arm of the South Korean brand, its 'baby Tucson' will be in showrooms from the second-half of 2017...