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2020 Mini Clubman revealed: Australian launch due fourth quarter

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2020 Mini Clubman revealed: Australian launch due fourth quarter

Alex Misoyannis • Mini has unveiled a mid-life facelift for its compact Clubman wagon. Changes over the outgoing model are subtle and mainly lie in the aesthetics department. Up front there’s a revised grille with longer horizontal slats, flanked by optional matrix LED headlights and all-new LED fog lights...

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2019 Porsche 911 Speedster unveiled, Australian availability confirmed
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2019 Porsche 911 Speedster unveiled, Australian availability confirmed

Alex Misoyannis • Porsche has revealed its hotly anticipated 911 Speedster, a limited-edition model built to as a salute to the now superseded 991.2 generation 911. The Speedster is as close to a convertible GT3 as we’ll ever get, and only 1948 examples will be produced – in honour of the first Porsche 356 registered in June of that year...


2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo and GT-R 50th Anniversary revealed
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2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo and GT-R 50th Anniversary revealed

Alex Misoyannis • At this week's New York motor show, Nissan has given its monstrously powerful GT-R a small update for the 2020 model year, including a revised Nismo range-topper and a new 50th Anniversary special edition. 2020 GT-R Nismo The flagship GT-R has received a number of aerodynamic and handling tweaks to further improve its performance...


2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S revealed: Australian launch due in October
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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S revealed: Australian launch due in October

Alex Misoyannis • Mercedes-AMG has facelifted its V8-powered GLC63 midsize performance SUV and SUV coupe, ahead of its debut at the New York motor show. Powering the updated crossovers is the same 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine as the outgoing car, which produces an unchanged 350kW of power and 650Nm of torque in GLC63 guise, or 375kW and 700Nm in the top-spec GLC63 S model...


Volkswagen Teramont X, SUV Coupe Concept debut in Shanghai
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Volkswagen Teramont X, SUV Coupe Concept debut in Shanghai

Alex Misoyannis • Volkswagen has unveiled the Teramont X and SUV Coupe, two new crossovers with coupe-like styling, at the Shanghai motor show today. Both SUVs, one a production model and the other a concept, join the I.D. Roomzz and SMV on the German brand's display. Teramont X The Teramont X is the only production-ready model of the two coupe SUVs revealed in China...


2020 Nissan 370Z unveiled with 50th Anniversary Edition, Australia confirmed
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2020 Nissan 370Z unveiled with 50th Anniversary Edition, Australia confirmed

Alex Misoyannis • At the New York motor show, Nissan has unveiled a limited-edition 370Z to mark the 50th anniversary of the brand’s iconic Z sports car. There's no additional power on offer, though: the extent of the changes to the 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition over the standard model are a number of visual changes, both inside and out...


2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost High Performance Package revealed
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2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost High Performance Package revealed

Alex Misoyannis • Ford has whipped the covers off the Mustang EcoBoost 2.3L High Performance Package, a more extreme version of its entry-level four-pot pony car. Under the bonnet is the same 2.3-litre turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder turbo petrol engine, which now produces 246kW of power and 475Nm of torque – 15kW more than the standard US-market Mustang EcoBoost...


Toyota RAV4 gets TRD, Modellista kits for Japan
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Toyota RAV4 gets TRD, Modellista kits for Japan

Alex Misoyannis • Toyota’s Japanese arm has unveiled a range of factory-fitted accessory packages for its RAV4 midsize SUV. The four packs announced belong under either Toyota’s Modellista brand or its TRD performance division. Starting with the former, two Modellista kits are on offer: the road-biased ‘Urban Solid Strider’ and the rugged ‘Jaos’...


Behind the scenes of Daniel Ricciardo's new Renault campaign
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Behind the scenes of Daniel Ricciardo's new Renault campaign

Daniel Ricciardo is one of the best-known sportspeople in Australia. He's also one of the best-loved, with a million-dollar grin and a laid-back, relaxed demeanour completely at odds with his overtaking prowess on the track. He's at a new team in 2019, having jumped ship from Red Bull Racing to chase success at Renault...


2019 Nissan X-Trail Ti long-term review: Introduction and the first 650km

2019 Nissan X-Trail Ti long-term review: Introduction and the first 650km

Touring Queensland and parts unknown with Nissan's popular mid-sized family hauler.


Edison Motors: Amazon billionaire announces EV play, driven by Alexa (April Fool!)
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Edison Motors: Amazon billionaire announces EV play, driven by Alexa (April Fool!)

UPDATE, midday: The jig is up! And, of course, many of you were wise to the gag before you'd gotten past the first line. In a surprise announcement Monday morning, Amazon founder and the world's wealthiest man, Jeff Bezos, revealed he is launching a car company named Edison Motors...


Buying a new car? Here are 11 things you should consider first
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Buying a new car? Here are 11 things you should consider first

So you want to buy a car? Excellent! But a car is one of the most significant purchases in your life, and one you want to make sure get right. Whether it's a commuter, an extension of your personality, or for work, the options available are more plentiful and varied than ever before. To make sure you get the right car for the right price, research and preparation is key...


CarAdvice.com launches new TV program
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CarAdvice.com launches new TV program

Your Money, a new business, personal finance and luxury lifestyle channel that is a joint venture between Nine Entertainment Co. and News Corp Australia will broadcast live on free-to-air channel 95 and Foxtel channel 601. Thorough, well researched and on-the-pulse, “CarAdvice” is the ‘go-to’ place for Australian audiences looking to equip themselves with automotive related news, expert opinions and industry-leading advice...


Audi Driving Experience: Book now for Advanced and Women's days
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Audi Driving Experience: Book now for Advanced and Women's days

Sponsored by Audi It's been six years since the Audi Driving experience program opened to the Australian public, giving keen steerers the chance to pilot the brand's passenger and performance offerings in a safe environment while benefiting from expert instruction – including Steve Pizzati, Audi Australia's head driving instructor...


Configurator Challenge: Personalised plates
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Configurator Challenge: Personalised plates

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our configurator challenge, we let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re doing something a bit different, and having a play with the VicRoads personalised plate configurator...