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2018 Renault Megane RS rear leaked
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2018 Renault Megane RS rear leaked

The rear of the new Renault Megane RS has been leaked online ahead of its debut later this year. If this photo, originally posted on the Ferd Facebook page, is on the money, the RS will retain the tail-lights used on the less powerful hatchback models. The rear fascia, though, is all new, with thin vertical vents at each corner, a centrally mounted rear exhaust, and a prominent diffuser-style element...


Nissan Australia still committed to passenger cars, new Pulsar sedan coming
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Nissan Australia still committed to passenger cars, new Pulsar sedan coming

Despite Nissan Australia currently offering just SUVs and sports cars, the company has stated it remains committed to offering passenger cars locally for the foreseeable future. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch of the updated 2017 X-Trail range, Nissan Australia chief, Richard Emery, said the company will offer passenger cars again soon...


Ferrari posts global sales record
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Ferrari posts global sales record

Ferrari shipped more than 2000 cars globally over the first quarter of 2017, up 121 units over the same period last year, driven in part by a 50 per cent increase in V12s. First-quarter figures from Maranello show that 1034 of these sales were to the Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA), 545 were to the Americas and 161 were to China, Hong Kong and Taiwan...


Hyundai i30 N fastback coming to Australia with 205kW punch
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Hyundai i30 N fastback coming to Australia with 205kW punch

The 205kW Hyundai i30 hot hatch - to arrive in Australia from about November - will eventually be joined by a sleeker five-door fastback version in Australia. The sportier body style, which vaguely echoes the Audi A5 Sportback, will give Hyundai a point of difference in the affordable hot hatch stakes when it arrives, probably some time in 2018...


Hyundai's HiLux rival coming... eventually
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Hyundai's HiLux rival coming... eventually

Hyundai Australia is keeping its eye on development of the prized Toyota HiLux- and Ford Ranger-rivalling ute range that its Korean parent is finally committed to developing. Hyundai is the third most popular brand by sales in Australia, but has little chance of catching Mazda or Toyota without a proper ute to complement its hugely popular iLoad van — considering around one-in-six new vehicles sold here are pickups...


2017 Honda CR-V: Five-seat and seven-seat confirmed for Australia, here in July
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2017 Honda CR-V: Five-seat and seven-seat confirmed for Australia, here in July

Initial details for the all-new 2017 Honda CR-V range have been confirmed this week, with the Japanese SUV to feature seven seats and turbo petrol power for the first time. The fifth-generation SUV will offer the company's 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine, developing 140kW of power and 240Nm of torque, mated to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT)...


2017 Peugeot 308 facelift goes official with new tech, engines and transmission
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2017 Peugeot 308 facelift goes official with new tech, engines and transmission

The updated 2017 Peugeot 308 has been officially revealed and detailed, though only in a single image at this stage, bringing new driver assistance technologies and a new eight-speed automatic transmission for the sporty GT diesel. Design changes have been extended to all six trim versions that are available globally; including the Access, Active, Allure, GT Line, GT and GTi...


Skoda Octavia Scout on Australian hiatus
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Skoda Octavia Scout on Australian hiatus

The high-riding AWD Skoda Octavia Scout won't be joining the rest of the newly updated Octavia range any time soon, unless enough fans out there stamp their feet. For now, the higher-riding and slightly rugged crossover cousin to the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack will make way for the new Kodiaq crossover in the Czech brand's small dealer network...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 5, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 5, 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 51: We interview Nissan Australia boss Richard Emery
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CarAdvice podcast 51: We interview Nissan Australia boss Richard Emery

James Ward and Mike Costello join Mandy Turner this week. Hear the latest car news, including 2017 pricing and specs of the Nissan X-Trail, Kia Picanto S, Volkswagen Golf 7.5 and Isuzu MU-X. Also, Mazda declared Australia’s most reputable car company, Kia Australia aims to get the Stinger sound right, and Mike covers April new car sales...


Deals on wheels for May 5
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Deals on wheels for May 5

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Haggle hard, and happy shopping. If you spot any deals, let us know in the comments...


2015-17 Toyota HiLux recalled for battery fix: 39,000 vehicles affected
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2015-17 Toyota HiLux recalled for battery fix: 39,000 vehicles affected

Toyota has issued a recall for 39,754 its 2015 to 2017 HiLux 4x2 Hi Rider and 4x4 utes over concerns vehicles fitted with the auxiliary battery kit could develop damage due to vibrations. According to the Japanese manufacturer, HiLux vehicles equipped with the Toyota Genuine Accessory pack could experience damage to the left-hand front fender apron, due to the improper installation of the battery kit, which causes vibration when driving over rough surfaces...


2017 Nissan X-Trail pricing and specs: More tech, new diesel for SUV range
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2017 Nissan X-Trail pricing and specs: More tech, new diesel for SUV range

The facelifted 2017 Nissan X-Trail range has arrived in Australia, bringing minor design updates and new driver assistance technologies to the brand's top-selling model. Kicking off at $27,990 before on-road costs for the ST manual, pricing for the revised X-Trail line-up remains largely unchanged for 2017, though petrol all-wheel drive models see minor price cuts between $900 and $1490...


2018 BMW M2 update accidentally revealed on official website
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2018 BMW M2 update accidentally revealed on official website

The updated BMW M2 has been revealed ahead of schedule on the company's Belgian website. The images you see here were captured by Bimmer Today before BMW Belgium removed the offending images and details from its website. If these images are the real deal, the updated M2 won't differ greatly from the car that's currently in showrooms throughout the world...


2018 Ford Mustang Shelby 'GT500' spy photos
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2018 Ford Mustang Shelby 'GT500' spy photos

The Ford Mustang Shelby 'GT500', a new range-topping high-performance variant, has been spied undergoing testing in Detroit. In addition to the usual full body camouflage, Ford has fitted with the prototype with car bras at both ends to further obscure the styling and body work changes. Despite this, we can see the GT500 sporting chunky, low-profile tyres...