Porsche Taycan sets four-door EV Nurburgring record
The upcoming Porsche Taycan has set another very specific record, laying down a new marker for four-door electric vehicles around the Nurburgring Nordschleife.
Although there's not technically a heap of competition for the Taycan when it comes to its Nordschleife record – Tesla hasn't set an official time with the Model 3 Performance – the car's 7:42.00 time does represent the completion of an important goal for Porsche's engineering team.
A production version of the Toyota TJ Cruiser concept (pictured) will reportedly arrive in Japanese showrooms starting in 2020.
Japanese dealer sources have told Best Car Toyota is planning to launch a model based on the TJ Cruiser concept from the 2017 Tokyo motor show.
The new car is said to measure 4300mm long, 1775mm wide, 1620mm tall, and ride a 2750mm wheelbase. If true, the TJ Cruiser will be more compact than the C-HR, but have a longer wheelbase and taller body.
Volkswagen Australia is putting a very special Golf GTI under the hammer in the name of charity.
The vehicle, which has been wrapped in a design created by acclaimed street artist, Jason Woodside, will go live for auction on eBay from 8pm tonight (August 26) until September 5. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Cancer Council.
Fiat 124 Spider is 'profitable', but successor seems unlikely
It might be a slow seller, but the Fiat 124 Spider is still a "profitable business" for the Italian brand.
In an interview with Autocar, Fiat CEO Olivier François said the car remains in the black "only because of the joint venture" with Mazda.