The Hispano Suiza 'Carmen' will make its official debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, which takes place at the beginning of March.
Described as a "fully-electric hyperlux grand tourer", the new Carmen will have a carbon-fibre monocoque body, and styling inspired by the 1938 Dubonnet Xenia.
Hyundai is reportedly preparing a hi-po N version of its popular Tucson to rival the likes of the Cupra Ateca.
According to the UK's Auto Express, 'insiders' claim the Tucson N will pump out over 250kW and hit triple figures in 'under six seconds'.
Further details are still to be confirmed, though the publication's sources did say that Hyundai is "not interested in making also-ran cars with N badges on them in whatever class they compete".
Mazda Australia has issued a recall for the 2015-19 model-year MX-5 sports car, over concerns auto-equipped examples could have faulty transmission software.
The company reports affected vehicles may have Transmission Control Modules (TCM) that could incorrectly interpret the electrical signal from the gear selector.
If the condition occurs, the automatic transmission could downshift unexpectedly, "increasing the risk of a loss of vehicle control and potentially resulting in an accident".
Hyundai i30 Fastback N: Australian debut due March or April
Hyundai has confirmed its coupe-styled i30 Fastback N will be touching down in Australia during March or April.
With power from the same 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine as the i30 N hatchback, making the same 202kW and 353Nm – and jumping to 378Nm on overboost.
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