Hyundai i30 N Line to launch with more noise, Michelin tyres
Hyundai is set to announce an N Line for the i30 range very soon, and it's likely to feature added punch and more noise.
Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the updated Tucson, Hyundai's head of product planning was keen to point out noise and performance is a consideration for the new product line.
The seven-seat Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace has been recalled, over concerns about the passenger airbag.
According to the company, certain examples could contain a defective airbag on the passenger side. The airbag may have been packed incorrectly, meaning it doesn't deploy in an accident.
Passengers are placed at greater risk of injury if the airbag doesn't deploy in an accident where it otherwise should.
A total of 216 vehicles are included in the recall – a VIN list is attached here.
The Hyundai Kona Electric will launch in Australia early next year, and the Korean brand has declared that while it won't be a price leader, the brand has very strong targets.
Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the updated Tucson, Hyundai Australia product planning manager, Andrew Tuitahi, said that the company is working hard to get the pricing right.
The second-generation Peugeot 208 has been spied undergoing hot weather testing in southern Europe.
Although the prototype is wearing camouflage from head to toe, it's easy to see the new model will carry on many of the styling themes seen on today's car, including its overall shape.
The design of rear doors also links the next-generation hatch with its 206 and 207 forebears, while the tail-light graphics tie it with other recently redesigned Peugeot vehicles, like the 3008 and 508.
The BMW 1 Series may be switching to a front-wheel drive platform for its next iteration, but a new report has suggested the replacement for the M140i performance flagship will be no slouch.
An article by Carscoops claims the next performance version of BMW's small hatchback will go toe-to-toe with all-wheel drive hot hatches and hyper hatches like the Mercedes-AMG A35/A45 and Audi S3/RS3.