News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
BMW with COVID19 number plates 'abandoned' in Adelaide
News
14th Jul 2020
2 min read

BMW with COVID19 number plates 'abandoned' in Adelaide

A BMW with ‘COVID19’ number plates has mysteriously been left in a carpark at Adelaide Airport. ABC News reported the vehicle has potentially been there since "February or even earlier”. A spokesman for Adelaide Airport was unable to confirm exactly how long the car had been abandoned, but told CarAdvice the 2009 BMW 5 Series sedan is not parked illegally or currently accumulating fines. It is believed the vehicle is in a staff car park at the facility.
Profile picture of William Davis
William Davis
2020 Hino 300 Series: car licence range gets updated safety, hybrid efficiency
News
14th Jul 2020
3 min read

2020 Hino 300 Series: car licence range gets updated safety, hybrid efficiency

The 2020 Hino 300 Series two-wheel-drive truck range has been given an update with added safety features and a revised hybrid option for car licence holders needing a light-duty truck. It is one of a number of light duty trucks that can be driven on a car licence, competing with the likes of the Isuzu N Series and Fuso Canter, and is designed to appeal to tradies who may have outgrown their ute.
Profile picture of Ben Zachariah
Ben Zachariah
It’s real! Jeep Wrangler V8 concept unveiled
News
14th Jul 2020
2 min read

It’s real! Jeep Wrangler V8 concept unveiled

Well this ought to get the front wheels off the ground. A Jeep Wrangler V8 concept has been unveiled within hours of the covers coming off the new Ford Bronco in the US – and the company says fans “may soon get their wish”. The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept is powered by a 6.4-litre V8 (392 in cubic inches) with a claimed output of 335kW/610Nm (450hp/450lb-ft in the old money) – enough to do the 0 to 60mph dash (0 to 97kmh) in “less than 5 seconds”.
Profile picture of Joshua Dowling
Joshua Dowling
Tesla boss Elon Musk worth more than Warren Buffett
News
13th Jul 2020
1 min read

Tesla boss Elon Musk worth more than Warren Buffett

Elon Musk's net worth has overtaken that of billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The Tesla founder is now the world's seventh richest person according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index, with Musk's estimated net worth exceeding US$70 billion (AU$100.7B). Warren Buffett, one of the world's most successful investors and part-owner of Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD, sits in tenth place.
Profile picture of Ben Zachariah
Ben Zachariah
Ford Bronco breaks cover one more time before this week’s unveiling
News
11th Jul 2020
2 min read

Ford Bronco breaks cover one more time before this week’s unveiling

If you weren’t exactly sure if the Ford Bronco had the Jeep Wrangler in its sights, then this photo ought to do it. This image of a Ford Bronco with its doors off and roof panels removed – while kicking up some sand – has appeared on US fan forum Bronco6G.com. We’re guessing this is the last leaked image we will see before the new Ford Bronco line-up is revealed in all its glory on 8pm Monday Detroit time (Tuesday 10am in NSW, Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania).
Profile picture of Joshua Dowling
Joshua Dowling