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Opel Insignia OPC to lose V6 for all-wheel drive turbocharged four-cylinder
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Opel Insignia OPC to lose V6 for all-wheel drive turbocharged four-cylinder

The European market's performance-tuned 2017 Opel Insignia OPC will be powered exclusively by an all-wheel-drive four-cylinder turbo-petrol setup, dropping the current turbocharged V6 arrangement, according to an Opel engineer. Here in Australia, instead of that sporty four, a V6 engine will join the more vanilla 2...


2018 Holden Commodore to be police ready
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2018 Holden Commodore to be police ready

When the 2018 Holden Commodore arrives in February 2018, it will be ready for action as a general duties and highway patrol police vehicle, Holden has confirmed. Speaking at a recent development drive of the next-generation Holden Commodore, Holden executive director of sales, Peter Keley, told CarAdvice that Holden had shown key executives from police forces nationwide details about drivetrains and they were impressed...


2018 Holden Commodore and Opel Insignia: The clever art of camouflage
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2018 Holden Commodore and Opel Insignia: The clever art of camouflage

Today we were able to confirm, as had been expected, that the 2018 Holden Commodore will indeed be based on the next-generation Opel Insignia due to launch in mid-2017. While it's a special car for Australia because it will replace the Commodore we know and love, it's also special because of the type of camouflage used on its body...


2018 Holden Commodore/Opel Insignia image gallery
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2018 Holden Commodore/Opel Insignia image gallery

Holden has finally revealed the full details behind the next generation 2018 Holden Commodore, which is set to be based on the new Opel Insignia. While the car and final design is still over a year away, we have an image gallery of the new car undergoing testing at Holden's top secret Lang Lang proving ground...


2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 revealed
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2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 revealed

The all-new 2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 has been revealed, with the new super saloon touted as being the most powerful E-Class of all time. Under the bonnet of the powerhouse E-Class model is a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine which, in E63 S specification, pumps out a massive 450kW of power and 850Nm of torque...


Hyundai Veloster RM16 N mid-engine sports car spied at Nurburgring
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Hyundai Veloster RM16 N mid-engine sports car spied at Nurburgring

A pre-production prototype based on the Hyundai Veloster RM16 N concept car has been snapped spy photographers during laps of the Nurburgring Nordschleife. The RM16 N concept made its debut in June 2016 at the Busan motor show, and both it and this test vehicle feature the same headlight design, similar lower grilles, pumped up fenders, large air intakes ahead of the rear wheel arches, and a squared off shoulder line terminating at an aggressively louvred rear bumper...


Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute to be a key option for Australian buyers, company claims
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute to be a key option for Australian buyers, company claims

The first-ever Mercedes-Benz ute, the all-new Mercedes-Benz X-Class, will offer Australian buyers something very different from what they’ve become accustomed to, the German maker says...


Mercedes-Benz X-Class pick-up concept revealed
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class pick-up concept revealed

A pair of concept versions of the first-ever Mercedes-Benz ute – known as the Mercedes-Benz Concept X-Class – has been revealed. That’s right: the new Mercedes-Benz pick-up will be known as the X-Class, the brand has confirmed...


2017 Volkswagen Atlas teased in new video
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2017 Volkswagen Atlas teased in new video

The Volkswagen Atlas, the company's new three-row, seven-seat SUV, has been teased in a new video ahead of its debut later this week. Size wise, the Atlas will be larger than the existing Touareg...


Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Outlander recalled for transmission fix: 31,900 vehicles affected
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Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Outlander recalled for transmission fix: 31,900 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 31,965 of its current-generation Lancer, ASX and Outlander vehicles built between 2015 and 2016 equipped with the continuously-variable transmission over concerns the vehicles could experience an unexpected loss of power. The Japanese manufacturer reports that the affected vehicles may, in certain driving conditions, experience a delay in acceleration...


2017 Jaguar XF Sportbrake spied
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2017 Jaguar XF Sportbrake spied

The second-generation Jaguar XF Sportbrake, or wagon, has been spied undergoing testing at the Nurburgring Nordschleife. The new wagon doesn't stray far from the design template laid out by the first XF, nor the current sedan. Visually there don't seem to be any changes ahead of the C-pillar, except, of course, for the new roof...


2017 MG 3, MG 6 Plus pricing and specs: Reborn marque launches, again, in Australia
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2017 MG 3, MG 6 Plus pricing and specs: Reborn marque launches, again, in Australia

MG has launched the 2017 MG 3 hatch and 2017 MG 6 Plus fastback in Australia, marking the Chinese-owned British brand's latest swing at the Australian market. The storied brand's most recent appearance in the hugely competitive Australian market was through a local distributor, but it failed to make any real headway and cars were left unsold for months...


Toyota, Lexus veteran to head up Hyundai Genesis offshoot in Australia
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Toyota, Lexus veteran to head up Hyundai Genesis offshoot in Australia

Hyundai Australia has announced the appointment of Peter Evans to the role of General Manager for Genesis, where he will oversee sales, after sales, dealer development and - perhaps most important - marketing. First confirmed in September, the move marks the latest step in a 36-year career for Evans, who began with Ford in 1980 before moving on to roles with Toyota and its luxury arm Lexus...


2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series pricing and specs
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2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series pricing and specs

The 2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series update launched this week is the biggest running change to the iconic off-roader in its decades-long history. With a nameplate dating back to 1954 and a body shape to 1985, the secret to keeping rusted-on regional owners and business clients happy is slow, steady progression...


Mercedes-AMG C43 sales won't cannibalise other models
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Mercedes-AMG C43 sales won't cannibalise other models

Mercedes-Benz's local arm is adamant the new AMG C43 won't cannibalise the sales of other Mercedes-Benz variants, not least of all the AMG C63 flagship. "We think the AMG C43 is for buyers who want something that looks a bit special but not the performance or expense of an AMG C63," said Jerry Stamoulis, Manager for Public Relations and Product Communications...