When planning to buy a new car, it pays to have options. And while the Australian car market currently offers more than enough to keep you browsing for weeks on end – there's more to come over the next 12 months.
At CarAdvice, we spend most of our days eagerly anticipating the new cars we've been writing about since they were merely concepts, renders or rumours.
There could be a go-fast Ford Puma ST on the way, according to a new report out of the UK.
Speaking with Autocar, Ford's global development boas, Hau Thai-Tang, said the all-new Puma crossover "would be a good place for [Ford] to look" with regards to expanding the ST line-up in Europe.
Ford Fiesta ST: Local launch delayed until late 2019
The hotly-anticipated Ford Fiesta ST has been delayed for Australia, now scheduled for a "late 2019" arrival Down Under.
Despite announcing a second quarter 2019 launch 12 months ago, Ford Australia has pushed back the introduction of its three-cylinder pint-sized hot hatch, with no official reasoning as yet.
The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks.
To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.
CarAdvice podcast 99: An insight into car wrapping
This week Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie are in the studio.
In car news, pricing and specs have been released for the Kia Picanto GT-Line and the Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X.
The Volkswagen Amarok is capable of 200kW thanks to a new V6, the BMW M2 Competition has been revealed, and the ACT Government will lease only zero-emission cars by 2021.
Ford Mustang confirmed for Supercars series, Ford Performance hits Australia
Ford has announced the launch of Ford Performance sub-brand in Australia, backed by the news the 2018 Mustang will be homologated for the 2019 Supercars season.
The first Ford Performance-branded models to touch Australian soil will be the 2018 Mustang and hotly-anticipated Ranger Raptor. The company says its performance arm is focused on "developments in aerodynamics, light-weighting, electronics, powertrain performance and fuel efficiency".