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2018 Kia Sorento facelift revealed ahead of Australian debut

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2018 Kia Sorento facelift revealed ahead of Australian debut

The subtly facelifted 2018 Kia Sorento has surfaced this week in its home market of South Korea, serving as the mid-life refresh of the company's large SUV. Compared to the version currently on sale, the Sorento has been nipped and tucked inside and out, though some may struggle to identify the changes...

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2018 Nissan Leaf 'e-Pedal' detailed ahead of September reveal
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2018 Nissan Leaf 'e-Pedal' detailed ahead of September reveal

The next-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf has been teased again, this time having its new 'e-Pedal' detailed - which the company says "transforms the way we drive". Set to make its debut on September 6, the Japanese electric vehicle (EV) will feature a mode that sees the accelerator pedal double up as a brake pedal, which Nissan claims can be used for 90 per cent of driving needs...


2018 Peugeot 3008, 5008: Initial Australian details revealed
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2018 Peugeot 3008, 5008: Initial Australian details revealed

First Australian details of the 2018 Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUVs have been revealed ahead of the new pair's local launch. While full pricing and specifications are still to be confirmed, the French manufacturer's local arm has divulged that its CX-5 competitor, the 3008, will offer high levels of standard equipment and technology, including a 12...


Hyundai i30 N revealed: Korea's GTI fighter goes official
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Hyundai i30 N revealed: Korea's GTI fighter goes official

The hotly anticipated 2018 Hyundai i30 N has officially been revealed this week ahead of its Australian launch, due this coming November. As previously forecast, the Korean hot hatch will be available in two versions: the regular N and a more focused Performance Package variant. Both models are powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine...


Aston Martin Valkyrie design showcased, British hypercar "95 per cent of the way there"
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Aston Martin Valkyrie design showcased, British hypercar "95 per cent of the way there"

The upcoming Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar has been revealed in near-production form this week, including a first look at the vehicle's cockpit and new details about the extensive weight-saving and aerodynamic systems...


2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S pricing and specs
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the soon-to-arrive 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S wagon and Coupe have been announced, with prices for the unashamedly brisk SUV kicking off at $164,900 (before on-road costs). Employing the same twin-turbo 4...


Aston Martin RapidE EV confirmed for 2019, limited to 155 cars - UPDATE
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Aston Martin RapidE EV confirmed for 2019, limited to 155 cars - UPDATE

Update - A new report out of the US confirms LeEco is no longer part of the RapidE project, hence why the EV will be a limited-edition model. See article for details British sports luxury marque Aston Martin has confirmed production of its upcoming RapidE EV will commence in 2019 on social media this week...


2018 BMW X3 revealed, Australian launch expected for next year
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2018 BMW X3 revealed, Australian launch expected for next year

The all-new 2018 BMW X3 has been officially revealed, bringing a new-generation overhaul to the Bavarian manufacturer's popular mid-sized SUV. Measuring 4708mm long, 1891mm wide and 1676mm tall, the new-generation X3 is 60mm longer, 10mm wider and 1mm taller than its predecessor. Meanwhile, the new car's 2864mm wheelbase is a 54mm gain on the old version...


2018 Renault Megane RS: two chassis and four-wheel steering confirmed for French hot hatch
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2018 Renault Megane RS: two chassis and four-wheel steering confirmed for French hot hatch

With anticipation building ahead of its expected 2017 Frankfurt motor show unveiling, Renault has officially announced that its all-new 2018 Renault Megane RS will not only feature a choice of two chassis setups, but also the first-time addition of four-wheel steering...


2018 Nissan Leaf spied in production body
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2018 Nissan Leaf spied in production body

The next-generation Nissan Leaf has been spied this week, giving us a better look at what to expect from the Japanese company's upcoming overhaul for its electric hatchback. Despite being shrouded in heavy black-and-white camouflage, we can see the overall shape for the new Leaf, which in most ways looks like an enlarged version of the latest Micra micro car - which isn't sold in Australia, yet...


2019 BMW 1 Series hits the Nurburgring
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2019 BMW 1 Series hits the Nurburgring

A prototype believed to be the next-generation 2019 BMW 1 Series has made its debut at the iconic Nurburgring race track this week. Compared to the vehicle spied in May, the 1 Series mule spied on track features a new front bumper with a radar sensor - likely for autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and radar cruise control systems - and different alloy wheels...


Jaguar I-Pace production already underway, Frankfurt debut mooted
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Jaguar I-Pace production already underway, Frankfurt debut mooted

British luxury marque Jaguar has already commenced the production of its I-Pace electric crossover, with the first examples to land in European showrooms before the end of the year. Industry journal Automotive News reports the upcoming Tesla Model X competitor is being built by independent vehicle manufacturer, Magna Steyr, in Austria - the same facility that built the first Aston Martin Rapides...


2018 Hyundai Kona review: Quick drive

2018 Hyundai Kona review: Quick drive

James Wong takes the all-new 2018 Hyundai Kona for a quick spin at the company's R&D facility in Namyang, South Korea, ahead of its Australian launch.


2018 Hyundai Kona revealed: Photos and Australian details
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2018 Hyundai Kona revealed: Photos and Australian details

The 2018 Hyundai Kona has been officially revealed today, slotting in beneath the mid-sized Tucson in the Korean manufacturer's SUV line-up. Hyundai's little crossover will be released in its home market of Korea later this month before rolling out in North America and Europe. Australian cars will start hitting showrooms by late September or early October...


2018 Honda Civic Type R: 0-100 and European specs revealed
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2018 Honda Civic Type R: 0-100 and European specs revealed

The 2018 Honda Civic Type R has been detailed for the European market this week, giving an indication of what to expect when the Japanese hot hatch arrives in Australian showrooms later this year. While we already knew the Civic Type R's 2...


Tesla Model Y teased, set to launch by 2020
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Tesla Model Y teased, set to launch by 2020

The upcoming Tesla Model Y has been teased in a single image this week, offering a first glimpse of the company's latest all-electric SUV. During the firm's 2017 Annual Shareholder Meeting, the above teaser was shown, with CEO Elon Musk reportedly saying Tesla has decided to build the electric crossover on a new platform, rather than on the architecture that will underpin the Model 3...


2017 Peugeot 308, 308 GTi fully revealed in new images, more details confirmed
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2017 Peugeot 308, 308 GTi fully revealed in new images, more details confirmed

The entire 2018 Peugeot 308 range has been revealed in new official images, along with some new details (for Europe at least) of the company's small hatch and wagon. Headlining changes on the design front include the more upmarket look of the GT-Line, GT and GTi models now featured across all of the 308's specification grades - which in overseas markets also includes Access, Active and Allure...


TVR sports car teased again ahead of September 8 reveal
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TVR sports car teased again ahead of September 8 reveal

The upcoming sports car from reborn British company TVR has been teased again, ahead of its reveal at this year's Goodwood Revival event in September. Scheduled to be unveiled on September 8, the new TVR will be displayed alongside a range of historic models from the British sports car firm, who is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year...


Kia Stinger: Australian equipment details revealed in leaked bulletin
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Kia Stinger: Australian equipment details revealed in leaked bulletin

A number of key equipment details for the incoming new 2018 Kia Stinger liftback sedan have been revealed, thanks to a dealer bulletin obtained by CarAdvice reader Joe. Although the all-important pricing details are still to be confirmed, CarAdvice can confirm the Stinger will be offered locally in six grades, split equally across the already confirmed 2...


Subaru BRZ 'STI' teased on Instagram ahead of June 8 reveal
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Subaru BRZ 'STI' teased on Instagram ahead of June 8 reveal

A special Subaru BRZ has been teased this week on social media, with the Japanese manufacturer's US arm uploading this single image of an STI-branded rear wing on Instagram this week. The photo, captioned with "Stay tuned...6/8/17...