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2019 Jaguar XE and XF unveiled, 300 Sport added to range

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2019 Jaguar XE and XF unveiled, 300 Sport added to range

Jaguar has announced the 2019 model-year upgrades for its XE, XF and XF Sportbrake, headlined by the addition of new four-cylinder, all-wheel drive 300 Sport models. Although there are a number of minor tweaks to the base XE and XF package, the biggest news is the 300 Sport...

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Kia Stinger attracting Commodore buyers
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Kia Stinger attracting Commodore buyers

The Kia Stinger has attracted former Commodore owners as its primary target market based on research conducted by the company in Australia. Of the first 200 sales of the Kia Stinger in Australia, 18 per cent of the trade-ins were Commodores, making it the most popular trade-in model type of car for Stinger buyers...


Alpina B7 drag races C63 S, RS6  - video
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Alpina B7 drag races C63 S, RS6 - video

It's no secret the Alpina B7 is seriously fast, but this latest video shows just how fast the twin-turbo luxury yacht on wheels really is. Based on the BMW 7 Series, the Alpina B7 features a 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 pumping out 447kW of power and 800Nm of torque, sent to the rear wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission...


2012-2016 Tesla Model S recalled
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2012-2016 Tesla Model S recalled

Tesla Australia has recalled more than 800 Model S sedans, over concerns about faulty bolts in the steering rack. According to the company, vehicles with Bosch steering racks exposed to long-term, high-corrosion environments could have corroded aluminium bolts attaching the power steering gear assist motor...


2019 Lexus ES revealed
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2019 Lexus ES revealed

Lexus has unveiled its new mid-size ES sedan in a single image, ahead of a full reveal at the 2018 Beijing motor show next week. Described as "more than just a pretty face" in press materials, the ES runs with the Lexus Spindle Grille up front, flanked by headlights similar to those of the bigger LS sedan...


2006-11 Saab 9-3, 9-5 added to Takata recall
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2006-11 Saab 9-3, 9-5 added to Takata recall

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2006-2011 model-year Saab 9-3 and 9-5 as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Affected vehicles are fitted with potentially faulty driver-side front airbags that are susceptible to degradation as a result of moisture intrusion...


Aston Martin Rapide AMR spied
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Aston Martin Rapide AMR spied

A prototype believed to be the production Aston Martin Rapide AMR has been spied this week around the Nurburgring in Germany. Based on the 2017 Rapide AMR concept, the production version will feature a power boost and a more performance-focused mechanical setup for a more engaging drive experience – Aston Martin Racing (AMR) products are meant to be the most extreme versions of core models...


2019 Lexus ES headed for Beijing motor show
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2019 Lexus ES headed for Beijing motor show

Lexus has teased the ES mid-size sedan ahead of the Beijing motor show, just days after the car's nose was leaked online. Described as "more than just a pretty face" in the press materials, Lexus has otherwise provided no information about the all-new mid-sizer. We know it'll have the brand's Spindle Grille up front, along with headlights inspired by the latest LS flagship...


2019 Audi A6 Avant revealed
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2019 Audi A6 Avant revealed

Just six weeks after the new sedan, Audi has whipped the covers off its A6 Avant, wrapping all the technology from the sedan in a more practical wagon body. From the front doors forward, there's nothing to separate the A6 Avant from its sedan brethren. It's got the same low, wide single-frame grille and angular headlamps as the three-box car, and the same massaged wheel arches...


2018 Lexus LS pricing and specs
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2018 Lexus LS pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the 2018 Lexus LS range have been announced this week, with the all-new limousine to kick off from $190,500 before on-road costs. Offered in two trim levels and with two powertrain choices, the Lexus LS starts just under $5000 dearer than its predecessor, while also dropping all forms of V8 power from the line-up in favour of two V6 options...


Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler join Takata recall
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Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler join Takata recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the 2014-15 Chrysler 300 and 2014-16 Jeep Wrangler as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Vehicles affected by this notice are fitted with faulty passenger-side airbags, though are labelled with the less-dangerous 'beta' rating...


Mercedes-Benz EQ S coming in 2020 – report
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Mercedes-Benz EQ S coming in 2020 – report

Mercedes-Benz is plotting an all-electric luxury flagship to rival upcoming cars from Audi and Jaguar, according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar quotes the company's large cars project boss, Michael Kelz, saying: "We will have an electric vehicle at the level of the S-Class, no doubt, but it will not be the S-Class"...


Configurator Challenge: BMW M cars
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Configurator Challenge: BMW M cars

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we’re going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re building BMW M cars of essentially every flavour...


2019 Kia K900 fully revealed in New York
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2019 Kia K900 fully revealed in New York

The 2019 Kia K900 has made its public debut at the New York motor show this week, with new details of the flagship luxury car revealed. In addition to what we already knew about the new model's design and powertrains, Kia has finally released new information regarding the K900's technology and features – including some new driver assistance technologies...


2019 Kia K900 officially revealed
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2019 Kia K900 officially revealed

Kia has released the first official images of its all-new K900 today, along with some new details about its flagship. Set to debut at the New York motor show next week, the new K900 – or K9 as it's known in Korea – gets an overhauled design inside and out, along with fresh technology and new underpinnings...


2019 Kia K900 leaked
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2019 Kia K900 leaked

UPDATE, 20/02/2018: Kia has officially unveiled the K900. Check it out here! The new-generation Kia K900 has been revealed in a leaked Korean brochure this week, accompanied by preliminary specifications for the Korean flagship. In terms of design, the K900 stays true to the teaser sketches released over the past few weeks, representing a pretty substantial overhaul from the ageing exterior of the outgoing version...


2019 Kia K900 interior sketched
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2019 Kia K900 interior sketched

The interior of the next-generation 2019 Kia K900 has been previewed with a designer sketch ahead of an anticipated reveal at the New York motor show later this month. Following a pair of exterior previews over the last 30 days, Kia has finally offered a glimpse at what's to come from the interior of its next-generation luxury flagship – which is arguably the most important aspect of an upper-large luxury vehicle...


BMW M5 Competition on the way – report
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BMW M5 Competition on the way – report

It looks like a more hardcore BMW M5 Competition is on the way, with the M Division's president reportedly confirming the new model's development earlier this week. In a new report by Carscoops, BMW M boss, Frank van Meel, said the M5 MotoGP safety car actually previews what's to come from the more focused version of its super sedan – set to launch later this year...


2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica revealed
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2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica revealed

The 2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica has been revealed for the US market, sporting numerous unique appointments to commemorate the trans-Atlantic collaboration between the company's American and European divisions on the vehicle's development...


Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte, Levante Nerissimo Editions unveiled
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Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte, Levante Nerissimo Editions unveiled

Maserati has unveiled special Nerissimo Edition versions of the Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte in Geneva, adding a heavy-handed splash of black to the Italian marque's lineup. The "total black" cars are finished in a special shade of deep black body paint, complete with Black Chrome trim on the grille surrounds, badge, boot-lid and C-pillar badging...