A subtly new Aussie-made look to the 2018 Mazda BT-50 could be enough to help improve sales for the hard-working ute, and a couple of key new features and ownership savings won't hurt.
That's what is on offer with the lightly refreshed 2018 BT-50, revealed today. Styling tweaks – billed as "major front-end design changes" – include a boxy new bumper design and big new horizontal bars through the grille.
Mitsubishi Lancer will be rebooted as an SUV - report
The Mitsubishi Lancer could soon return, but in the form of a sporty crossover competing in the small passenger car and SUV segments according to a new report out of the UK.
Speaking with Auto Express, Trevor Mann, chief operating officer for Mitsubishi Motors, said the Japanese brand is now looking into a new-generation small car to continue where the now-discontinued Lancer left off.
Just a week after announcing limited-run 400 Sport versions of the XE and XF, Jaguar has unveiled the XJ50, a special edition to celebrate half a century of flagship sedans from the Big Cat.
Power will come from a choice of 3.0-litre petrol or 3.0-litre diesel engines, making 250kW and 221kW respectively. The 0-100km/h sprint takes 5.9 seconds in the petrol, or 6.2 seconds in the diesel. Supercharged V8 power remains the preserve of the XJR575 for the moment.
Haval, one of a growing number of popular Chinese brands trying its luck in the hyper-competitive Australian market, has whipped the covers from a new model called the F5.
The reveal took place today at the Beijing motor show, which is now one of the biggest worldwide in terms of attendees, and in terms of the number world premieres from domestic and better-known international marques alike. The times, they are a-changing.
If you're a frequent CarAdvice reader, chances are you know how to drive a manual. But in markets like Australia and North America, manual transmissions are a dying breed.
Honda is clearly keen to do something about it, with a simple explainer about how to drive a "stick shift" and, perhaps more importantly, why you'd even want to.