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Renault Kwid Racer, Climber concepts spice up New Delhi motor show

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Renault Kwid Racer, Climber concepts spice up New Delhi motor show

Two new Renault Kwid concepts have been unveiled at the 2016 New Delhi motor show, mixing racing and off-road themes into the Indian-market sub-compact SUV...

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2016 Citroen Cactus colour choices captivate customers
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2016 Citroen Cactus colour choices captivate customers

The Citroen Cactus is proving to be extremely popular for the French manufacturer, with the quirky SUV tipped to spark a renaissance for the brand. Tyson Bowen, PR and Communications Manager for Citroen Australia, said the new compact SUV has attracted the strongest pre-order interest for Citroen in Australia in a very long time...


Chrysler 300 SRT recalled over daytime running light problem
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Chrysler 300 SRT recalled over daytime running light problem

The current-generation Chrysler 300 SRT sedan has been recalled due to an apparent problem with the car's daytime running lights. A recall notice posted to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's website recalls.gov.au states that owners of the 2015 and 2016 model versions of the Chrysler 300 SRT with its 6...


Opel GT concept previews rear-wheel-drive baby coupe, Geneva show premiere
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Opel GT concept previews rear-wheel-drive baby coupe, Geneva show premiere

The much-anticipated Opel GT coupe concept has been revealed ahead of its world premiere at the Geneva motor show in March, and it’s packing a few surprises. The rather stunning little two-door is a “purebred, pared down, yet unashamedly avant-garde” coupe billed as a look at the company’s future sports cars...


Mazda CX-6/CX-4 crossover spotted again
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Mazda CX-6/CX-4 crossover spotted again

The all-new Mazda CX-6 (or is it CX-4?) crossover coupe SUV has been spied once again in China ahead of its expected world premiere within a few months. This leak comes one week after our first look at the production crossover. This red example of what appears to be an upper-spec car, spotted near the factory in Changchun by CarNewsChina...


Genesis rules out smaller luxury car
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Genesis rules out smaller luxury car

If you want a Hyundai hatchback with all the bells and whistles, you’ll buy a Hyundai hatchback with all the bells and whistles – that's the message from the company’s luxury arm Genesis, which will not reach down to the small car segment...


Lexus LC500 vs Lexus LF-LC Concept: Styling Faceoff
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Lexus LC500 vs Lexus LF-LC Concept: Styling Faceoff

When a new model begins life as an exaggerated and highly stylised sketch, it's no stretch to imagine that the look of the later physical concept will bend a few less laws of physics. And, of course, the final road-going production model that follows - if production is confirmed at all - will usually do away with the concept's most awe-inspiring aspects...


Q and A with Henrik Fisker: The story behind America's newest car brand
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Q and A with Henrik Fisker: The story behind America's newest car brand

Henrik Fisker is an automotive veteran with what you could only call an eclectic back catalog. The Dane is many things to many people. Brash, bold, a man with contrasting visions...  Ten minutes with him is enough to understand why. For those late to the party, Fisker designed poster-worthy cars such as the BMW Z8 and Aston Martin DB9, and then went out on his own and started an eponymous electric car brand during the infancy of Tesla...


Hyundai Santa Cruz ute could sell like a RAV4 or CR-V, claims product chief
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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute could sell like a RAV4 or CR-V, claims product chief

How well can the Hyundai Santa Cruz lifestyle ute sell? As well as two of the biggest-selling SUVs on the planet, according to the brand. Hyundai Motor America vice president of corporate and product planning, Mike O’Brien, told CarAdvice at the 2016 Detroit auto show that there’s serious potential for a vehicle of this type in the market...


Nissan Titan Warrior pickup revives Baja vibes for Detroit
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Nissan Titan Warrior pickup revives Baja vibes for Detroit

Nissan of America has revisited the days of its ‘Hardbody’ Baja racer, unveiling the Titan Warrior concept at this week’s Detroit auto show. Based on the new Titan pickup unveiled at last year’s Detroit show, the Warrior packs in extensive upgrades that give it an even musclier and more than a little futuristic look...


Chevrolet Cruze RS hot hatch "absolutely" has potential
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Chevrolet Cruze RS hot hatch "absolutely" has potential

A sporty hot-hatch version of the all-new Chevrolet Cruze hatchback revealed at the 2016 Detroit auto show appears imminent. The new Cruze hatchback – which may or may not be sold in Australia – was shown in RS guise, but unlike Chevrolet’s arch-rival Ford, with its Focus RS, the bowtie version is more about looking sporty than offering enormous performance...


Genesis G70 sedan expected to be first N Performance model for luxury brand
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Genesis G70 sedan expected to be first N Performance model for luxury brand

The long-awaited Hyundai range of N Performance models will stretch to the Korean brand’s newly established luxury arm, Genesis – and the most likely candidate will be the new G70 sedan. Hyundai North America reaffirmed the name of the new model that will rival the highly successful Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the likes of the Lexus IS, Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series, labelling the car the “G70 sport sedan” during a presentation to global media...


Lexus LC500 Coupe revealed - UPDATE
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Lexus LC500 Coupe revealed - UPDATE

No, that’s not another version of the LF-LC – it’s the all-new Lexus LC500 Coupe, which looks a heck of a lot like the showcar that preceded it way back in 2012. That’s not to suggest that the styling has aged – we’ll let you make up your own minds on that – but at the 2016 Detroit auto show where the car was revealed in “near-production” guise ahead of its showroom debut in some markets in 2017, there were plenty of jaws left agape...


Blue Booming, Red Rising: Car Colour Trends of 2015/16

Blue Booming, Red Rising: Car Colour Trends of 2015/16

One of the most deeply personal aspects of buying a new car is choosing the colour. It's a reflection of who we are, and the considerations vary greatly from person to person. Be it the desire to make a fashion statement, an attempt to preserve re-sale value or even choosing which colours are least likely to be targeted by thieves, there's a lot to consider...


Hyundai grabs Lamborghini brand director for Genesis luxury play
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Hyundai grabs Lamborghini brand director for Genesis luxury play

Hyundai has confirmed the appointment of former Lamborghini brand executive Manfred Fitzgerald to the top spot for its new luxury marque, Genesis. Although most recently focused on his own consultancy business, 52 year-old Fitzgerald was previously the director of brand and design at Lamborghini, where he worked for 12 years...


Toyota S-FR Racing Concept uncovered
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Toyota S-FR Racing Concept uncovered

The sporty little Toyota S-FR coupe concept car just got racy, with the Japanese company unveiling the Toyota S-FR Racing Concept ahead of its debut at the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon. Toyota Gazoo Racing has reimagined the slinky, cutesy S-FR Coupe into a track-focused racer ahead of the modified car showcase that runs from 15-17 January in Tokyo...


Geely announces plan to cull traditional engines by 2020
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Geely announces plan to cull traditional engines by 2020

Chinese manufacturer Geely Automotive has announced that it plans to phase out conventional internal combustion engines by 2020, with the vision of a line-up purely consisting of hybrid, plug-in hybrid and pure electric vehicles. The Blue Geely Initiative, as it's known, was announced at the Guangzhou auto show overnight, and Geely says it will be implemented from 2016 to 2020...


Subaru Impreza sedan concept unveiled at Los Angeles auto show
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Subaru Impreza sedan concept unveiled at Los Angeles auto show

The hatchback came first, and now there's a new-generation Subaru Impreza Concept sedan foll0wing the show car's unveiling at the 2015 Los Angeles auto show. Following on from the unveiling of the stylish Subaru Impreza hatch concept car at the 2015 Tokyo motor show in October, the sedan model has been shown in the US as that's the more popular bodystyle in the North American market...


Aston Martin DB10: Walk-around with designer, Sam Holgate
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Aston Martin DB10: Walk-around with designer, Sam Holgate

Sam Holgate is just 28 years old; he’s also the designer responsible for latest Bond car, the Aston Martin DB10 from the movie Spectre. How he came to design James Bond’s latest Mi6 company car is an amazing story in itself...


Toyota 1.2-litre turbo could power new baby SUV and sports car
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Toyota 1.2-litre turbo could power new baby SUV and sports car

A new 1.2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine in the Toyota family will likely power a new range of small models, including an upcoming baby SUV and a small sports car. Those models, of course, have been prefaced by the Toyota C-HR concept SUV – which will make its production debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show – and the S-FR sports coupe that debuted in concept guise at the recent Tokyo motor show...