LDV has given its seven-seat D90 SUV a price cut, dropping the entry-level model's price by $1000 and the range-topper's sticker by $3000.
Powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, the D90 outputs 165kW and 350Nm. It's mated with a six-speed automatic transmission, and sends power to the rear wheels in the base model, but four-wheel drive is an option on the range-topping D90 Executive.
BMW Australia has announced pricing for its fastest-ever M car, the M8 Competition, ahead of its arrival Down Under in the first quarter of 2020.
Priced from $352,900 before on-road costs, the M8 Competition is powered by a 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 making 460kW and 750Nm.
Next BMW M SUVs could switch to plug-in hybrid power
Next-generation BMW M models could switch to plug-in hybrid power to meet stringent emissions standards coming into force in Europe – but the company insists petrol-electric tech will be exclusive to larger models, if it is adopted at all.
The head of BMW M Division, Markus Flasch, has told Australian media at the recent M Festival that it has hybrid power ‘on standby’ ready to use but there are still no firm plans – and no rush – to introduce electrification.
Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2016-19 Fiat Ducato van, over concerns about the brake line retaining clip.
According to the company, the retaining clip might not be correctly be fixed to the clamping fastener on the firewall. That means the brake lines can rub against other mechanical parts and rupture, creating a risk of injury or accident to the driver and other road users.
A total of 3702 units are affected by the campaign – a VIN list is attached here.