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Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020 – UPDATE

It's been a big year for automotive in 2020, with the exit of Holden, the cancellation of international motor shows and the Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers are reducing their ranges, discontinuing under-performers and replacing older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo axed in Australia

BMW has unveiled its refreshed 6 Series Gran Turismo this week alongside the new-look 5 Series sedan and Touring wagon, but it will not be coming to Australia. News of the BMW 6 Series GT's departure from Australian showrooms comes just days after the company's UK division axed the liftback from its line-up...

2020 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo facelift spied

The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo facelift has been spied in southern Europe during a spot of hot weather testing. The prototype's front and rear bumpers, as well as the headlights and part of the bonnet, are covered in disguise tape, but none of the car's metal panels look as though they've been altered...

BMW Australia initiates second phase of Takata recall - UPDATE

BMW Australia has announced it will be commencing the next phase of its Takata airbag recall work this month, detailing a staggered repair schedule over the coming year. UPDATE, 6/12/18: The contents of the table originally provided were inaccurate. We have updated the initiation schedule below...

BMW recalls 1.6 million diesels globally over fire risk

BMW has extended a safety recall for diesel vehicles across various model lines over a potential fire risk – now affecting around 268,000 units in the UK and 1.6 million globally. According to the Bavarian marque, the fault could see the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler can leak glycol liquid, which could result in "smoldering particles" when combined with high temperatures in the EGR modules and "typical soot particles"...

CarAdvice podcast 111: Riding in the tiny turbocharged Honda S660

You're joined by Paul Maric, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie this week. Discussing car news, the 2018 BMW 620d GT goes on sale from $99,900, pricing and specs for the 2019 Kia Sportage have been announced, the Toyota Supra has been teased once again, and customers with a Sunset Yellow Kia Stinger will be offered a full respray to replace defective paint...

2018 BMW 620d GT on sale from $99,900

BMW Australia has bolstered the 6 Series Gran Turismo range with a new 620d GT variant, priced from $99,900 before on-road costs. Powered by a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel making 140kW of power and 400Nm of torque, the 620d GT claims a 0-100km/h sprint time of 7.9 seconds, while using a claimed 5.4L/100km on the combined cycle...

2018 BMW 620d Gran Turismo revealed - UPDATE

UPDATE (3/4/18): BMW Australia has confirmed the 620d GT will arrive in local showrooms in September. The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo range has been bolstered by the addition of a new entry-level variant – the 620d GT. Becoming the first four-cylinder diesel model in the range, the 620d GT features BMW's 140kW/400Nm 2...

BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo pricing and specs

The ultra-niche BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo (GT) will hit Australia in November this year, to complement the shorter 5 Series sedan and wagon range. BMW's undoubtedly slicker successor to the polarising and moderately taller 5 Series GT retains the signature higher hip point, hatchback tailgate and stretched wheelbase (3070mm) to grow rear legroom - a key to doing well in China, its main market...

2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo gets the M Performance treatment

The recently-revealed 2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo has been the latest recipient of the company's M Performance makeover, with an array of sporty enhancements revealed for the new liftback this week. Available from the vehicle's overseas market launch, which is scheduled for November, the 6 Series Gran Turismo will be offered with numerous cosmetic upgrades and a sports exhaust system...

2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo revealed, due for Australia this year

The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo has been revealed in full hours after official images were published ahead of schedule. Measuring 5091 millimetres long, 1902mm wide, 1538mm tall, and riding on a 3070mm wheelbase, the new 6 Series Gran Turismo is 87mm longer overall than its predecessor. The width and wheelbase are unchanged, but the roof line sits 21mm closer to the ground...