Hi there, welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk. Here’s what’s been making headlines this week.
The latest VFACTS report released by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries shows that the sale of sports cars priced over $200,000 grew more than triple the overall market average in August.
Nearly 90,000 of the related Mazda BT-50 and Ford Ranger utes are being recalled due to a potential issue with the rear seat-back.
The recall affects BT-50 dual cab utes sold between 2011 and 2015, and Ford Ranger utes sold between 2012 and 2015.
Meanwhile Mazda is also recalling more than 230,000 hatch-backed vehicles in Australia because the tailgate struts could be susceptible to salt corrosion.
The second generation Mini Countryman has been spotted in light camouflage ahead of its expected Paris motor show debut.
The new generation Subaru XV will be a high-riding 2017 Subaru Impreza with a bit of extra body cladding and cute colour choices.
The Nissan X-Trail is due for a makeover. It’s known as the Rogue in the US and the 2017 model has been revealed. Nissan Australia says its is indicative of what we can expect to see.
The Foton Tunland is now available with a full Carryboy Tradesman body unit with a drop-side tray and built-on canopy.
The face of the next-generation Toyota Camry may have been revealed – thanks to a picture posted to Instagram that was taken at a closed-door NASCAR event.
Jaguar has announced it will return to international motorsport and compete in the third season of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship in the recently unveiled I-Type 1.
And the wicked looking 2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR has been revealed. It will compete in the 2017 Dakar Rally and will be on show in Paris.