2019 Renault Alaskan: Updated Navara twin revealed
Renault's pickup partner to the Nissan Navara, the Alaskan, has been treated to a facelift and suspension overhaul.
Headlining the changes is a fresh five-link rear suspension, which bumps peak payload to 1100kg. That's an increase of between 127kg and 146kg, depending on variant, while its 3500kg braked-towing capacity remains unchanged.
Audi UK has launched the A6 Black Edition in both sedan and Avant wagon forms, serving as the new flagship specification.
Following the success of the 'Black Edition' series rolled out across several other model lines in the UK, including the previous-generation A6 family, Audi's British division decided to offer the dark-themed package across all engine options as the top-spec trim option.
CarAdvice podcast: Celebrating our 150th episode at Zagame Autobody!
To celebrate our 150th episode, Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and James Wong broadcast from Zagame Autobody (check out the photos below) in Tullamarine, Victoria.
In car news, the 2020 Lexus LM and the Nissan Slyphy have been unveiled, Tesla has revealed the full self-driving computer described by Elon Musk as 'the best chip in the world', and Great Wall is preparing a 500Nm diesel engine for its new ute.
After two profitable quarters, its first in many a moon, Tesla posted a US$702 million ($984 million) loss during the first quarter of 2019.
Although red ink was expected, the loss was significantly larger than many analysts and the market had predicted, and ranks as the company's fourth largest quarterly loss so far.
Audi's current R8 is something of an anachronism, running with a naturally-aspirated V10 engine as rivals move to downsized, turbocharged motors. The next-generation won't be, based on a new report from Europe.
According to CAR, the the upcoming electric supercar will be called the E-Tron GTR. It's likely to make 500kW of power, and rely on a 95kWh battery pack good for around 500km on a full charge. Oh, and it'll be compatible with wireless charging.