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2018 Volvo XC60 revealed, Australian debut due later this year
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2018 Volvo XC60 revealed, Australian debut due later this year

The brand-new 2018 Volvo XC60 mid-sized luxury crossover has now made its public world premiere at the 2017 Geneva motor show. The second iteration of the Swedish brand’s rival to the Audi Q5 looks to be a big step forward on its nine-year old predecessor, which accounts for around 30 per cent of Volvo’s global sales...


Audi Q8 sport concept debuts at Geneva motor show
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Audi Q8 sport concept debuts at Geneva motor show

The Audi Q8 just got a little more interesting, with the German brand unveiling the new Audi Q8 sport concept at the 2017 Geneva motor show. The new Audi Q8 model eschews the plug-in hybrid drivetrain of the original Q8 concept (shown just a few months ago at the Detroit motor show) and shoehorns a 3...


2017 Kia Optima Sportswagon, Niro plug-in hybrids unveiled at Geneva
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2017 Kia Optima Sportswagon, Niro plug-in hybrids unveiled at Geneva

Following in the footsteps of the Kia Optima plug-in hybrid sedan revealed in early 2016, Kia has taken the covers off two new plug-in hybrid production models at the 2017 Geneva motor show, with the dual-powered Optima Sportswagon and Niro set to bring greater efficiency and practicality to the PHEV fraternity...


2017 Audi RS5 Coupe revealed
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2017 Audi RS5 Coupe revealed

The 2017 Audi RS5 Coupe has been unveiled at the 2017 Geneva motor show, with the second-generation sports coupe dropping its venerable V8 engine. Under the bonnet of the all-new RS5 is a 2.9-litre bi-turbo V6 petrol engine with 331kW - the same as the previous model - but with a huge 600Nm of torque, up 170Nm over the existing V8 naturally-aspirated model...


General Motors '100 per cent' committed to Holden despite Opel sale
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General Motors '100 per cent' committed to Holden despite Opel sale

General Motors confirmed it is completely committed to the future of Holden in Australia, following the sale of Opel and Vauxhall to the Peugeot Citroen (PSA) group in Europe yesterday. Speaking to the Australian media at the Geneva Motor Show today, Dan Ammann, the president of General Motors, said the sale of Opel and Vauxhall should have no real material impact on the operation of Holden in the short to medium future...


2018 Porsche 911 GT3 revealed, on sale in Australia - UPDATE
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2018 Porsche 911 GT3 revealed, on sale in Australia - UPDATE

Update - An earlier version of this article stated the new 911 GT3 had a torque figure of 458Nm, along with top speeds of 317km/h for PDK models and 318km/h for manual versions. This is not the case. See article for details The new 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 has been detailed for this week's Geneva motor show, ahead of its global launch later this year...


Mercedes-AMG GT four-door concept revealed
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Mercedes-AMG GT four-door concept revealed

The four-door Mercedes-AMG GT concept has been revealed at the Geneva motor show this week, previewing the company's third model developed in-house. In a similar vein to the Porsche Panamera and Aston Martin Rapide, the AMG GT concept is a swoopy, coupe-styled sedan...


2017 Honda Civic Type R revealed in Geneva, here later this year
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2017 Honda Civic Type R revealed in Geneva, here later this year

The new 2017 Honda Civic Type R has officially been revealed this week at the 2017 Geneva motor show, ahead of its Australian launch by year's end. Looking very much like the concept that previewed it last year, the production version features an aggressive bodykit, large alloy wheels and a huge rear wing - watch out Subaru WRX STI...


KTM X-Bow on sale in Australia, and it's street legal
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KTM X-Bow on sale in Australia, and it's street legal

One of the world’s most manic road-registerable cars, the KTM X-Bow R, is now available in Australia and fully ADR compliant. Launched in Sydney today, the lightweight open-top ‘race car for the road’ has hit the Australian with a price of $169,990 plus on-road costs. For that money, you don’t get a lot of car, but you get a lot of car...


Volkswagen Sedric concept revealed ahead of Geneva debut
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Volkswagen Sedric concept revealed ahead of Geneva debut

The Volkswagen Sedric concept, looking like an old '80s Mac computer or a sidekick robot fresh out of Futurama, has been revealed ahead of its debut at the 2017 Geneva motor show this week. Sedric (SElf DRiving Car) is a level five autonomous vehicle - meaning there is no need for a driver at all - and is the first concept to be branded under the Volkswagen Group and its cross-brand ideas platform...


Alpina B3 S and B4 S detailed, confirmed for Australia
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Alpina B3 S and B4 S detailed, confirmed for Australia

The Alpina B3 S Bi-Turbo and Alpina B4 S Bi-Turbo have been revealed and detailed ahead of their debut at the Geneva motor show this week. While they don't look very different, the B3 S and B4 S have been fitted with new turbochargers, a new cooling system, retuned suspension and remapped transmission software...


Aston Martin Valkyrie: AM-RB 001 gets a new name in Geneva
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Aston Martin Valkyrie: AM-RB 001 gets a new name in Geneva

Aston Martin and Red Bull's upcoming hypercar, the AM-RB 001, has been given a new name this week: Valkyrie. Named after the legendary figures of Norse mythology - those who choose who lives and who dies in battle - the Valkyrie also continues the 'V' naming tradition that Aston Martin has used since 1951...


Kia Stinger pricing and positioning crucial for success, says local division
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Kia Stinger pricing and positioning crucial for success, says local division

The much-anticipated Kia Stinger is due to arrive in local showrooms later this year, but Kia Australia says the model's success is far from guaranteed. Speaking with Australian media ahead of the kick-off for this week’s 2017 Geneva motor show, Kia Australia chief operating officer Damien Meredith, said care needs to be taken to ensure the sports-slanted ‘saloon liftback’ succeeds on the Australian market...


2017 Lamborghini Huracan Performante revealed, coming to Australia in winter
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2017 Lamborghini Huracan Performante revealed, coming to Australia in winter

The Lamborghini Huracan Performante has been revealed and detailed ahead its full debut at the 2017 Geneva motor show. The car's major styling changes coincide with a reduction in dry weight of 40kg, which comes about chiefly thanks to new front and rear spoilers, bonnet, bumpers, and diffusers that are made from a "forged composite" of aluminium and carbon-fibre...


2018 Volvo XC60 leaked ahead of reveal
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2018 Volvo XC60 leaked ahead of reveal

An image claiming to be of the all-new Volvo XC60 has been published ahead of the crossover's unveiling at the 2017 Geneva motor show this week. Autoblog.nl has published what it says is a leaked image of the new XC60 from side on. If the leaked photo is indeed the second-generation XC60, the new crossover doesn't stray too far from the design of the larger XC90...