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Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Alpina B3 sedan revealed in Tokyo

Alpina has added a sedan to its B3 line-up in Tokyo, bringing all-wheel drive, inline-six power and loads of luxury to the three-box 3 Series. The new B3 sedan has the same fundamentals as the Touring. That means power comes from an S58 3.0-litre twin-turbo inline-six (the same engine that'll be used in the new M3) making 340kW and 700Nm, put to all four wheels through an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Alpina B3 Touring confirmed for Australia

Alpina will bring the B3 Touring to Australia during the second half of 2020, offering enough power to scare M3 Competition drivers in a practical wagon body. Based on the regular 3 Series Touring, the B3 Touring is powered by an 'S58' 3.0-litre inline-six turbocharged petrol engine making 340kW and 700Nm...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: A 28-year insight into a Porsche dealership

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and Scott Collie. Trent recently drove the Porsche Taycan and he chats about his time behind the wheel. Scott speaks to Bernie Quinn, Head of Engineering at Premcar about the Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior. The Alpina B5 Touring is in the garage this week and Scott gives us a preview of his review to come...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Alpina B3 Touring revealed: Still want that M3 wagon?

Alpina has revealed its latest worked-over BMW, the B3 Touring, with sights set on filling a void BMW M has consistently refused to fill. Based on the garden-variety 3 Series Touring, the B3 Touring is powered by an S58 3.0-litre inline-six turbocharged petrol engine making 340kW and 700Nm. That means it's actually the first 3 Series to get the M3's new engine...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Today's download includes: 2020 Hyundai Kona gets safety updates 2020 Alpina B3 Touring teased Electric and hybrid cars to no longer get the silent treatment Exclusive: 2020 Ford Fiesta ST five-door confirmed for Australia, priced from $31,990 2021 Volkswagen 'T7' spied Exclusive: 2020 Ford Focus ST priced from $44,690 and in showrooms early 2020 2020 Smart ForTwo facelift sketched out Former Uber engineer charged for stealing autonomous driving secrets Pagani V12 to survive until 2026, electric car in the works Tesla adds web-surfing function to infotainment systems BMW M boss rules out wagons 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo lands in Oz, priced from $484,888 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI pricing and specs Holden Barina, Cruze, Trax Takata recall expanded Mercedes-Benz C-Class: C300e PHEV and C200 Sport Edition on sale now 2020 Volkswagen ID...

2020 Alpina B3 Touring teased

Sports wagon lovers, rejoice! No, BMW still hasn’t developed an M3 Touring but BMW tuner Alpina has once again stepped up to help fill the void. Auto Express reports Alpina will debut its enhanced version of the new G21-generation 3 Series Touring, the B3 Touring, at next month’s Frankfurt motor show following a teaser image (above) published this week...

2020 Alpina XB7/XD7 spied

Photographers have snapped a BMW X7-based prototype believed to be the upcoming Alpina XB7 or XD7, ahead of a potential debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September. It's no secret the tuning firm is working on a new model based on BMW's three-row SUV – Alpina's boss confirmed it last month – and this development vehicle is our clearest look yet...

CarAdvice podcast 163: Discussing the 2020 Kia Seltos

On this week's podcast you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Scott Collie. In car news, according to an RACQ study, electric cars are cheaper to run but high prices are still a problem. Also, pricing and specs have been released for the 2020 Volkswagen Touareg, the Toyota HiLux gets an updated 5-star ANCAP safety rating, and the 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback has been revealed...