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Toyota Celica Back In Business?

toyota may be looking to revive the celica sports car, according to reports out of the us. car and driver has unearthed a trademark application from the global carmaker, which seeks to lock down th...

POSTED MON, 18 SEP, 2017

Mini Set To Build 200kw-Plus Competitor To Honda Civic Type R

mini is set to offer a genuine competitor to the likes of the volkswagen golf r and honda civic type r. the british brand is making a move to become part of the hot hatch elite with what could...

POSTED MON, 18 SEP, 2017

2018 Fiat 500 Abarth 595 Revealed

fiat has unveiled the 2018 abarth 595, promising to turn up the heat on the fiesty pocket-rocket. based on the pint-sized fiat 500, the italian carmaker's abarth performance arm...

POSTED SAT, 16 SEP, 2017

BMW Board Member States M2 Too Good To Ditch To Rear Wheel Drive

the smallest member of bmw’s high-performance m range, the m2 coupe, won’t be making the switch to front-wheel drive when its next-generation model arrives in 2019. speaking a...

POSTED FRI, 15 SEP, 2017

New BMW X3 M Confirmed

bmw is produce oone the its fastest suvs to date. the german has revealed that it will unleaseh its m-division on the next-generation x3, due in 2018, in a direct response to a growing demand for g...

POSTED THU, 14 SEP, 2017

Volkswagen To Stir Up Hot Hatch Market With Cut-Price Golf R

volkswagen has delivered a killer blow to to the hot hatch market, setting a new entry price point for the all-wheel drive golf r that sees it undercut front-wheel drive competitors like the hond...

POSTED WED, 13 SEP, 2017

Limited Edition Rear Wheel Drive Audi R8 Unveiled At Frankfurt

audi has revealed a new lightweight variant of its r8 v10 supercar, with the traditional quattro all-wheel-drive system turfed in favour of a new rear-wheel-drive setup that takes its inspiration from...

POSTED WED, 13 SEP, 2017

2017 BMW Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo Lands In Australia

bmw's alpina-tuned b7 limousine has arrived in local showrooms. the german brand's aftermarket tuner has worked its magic on the bmw 7-series adding to its local range which includes the b4...

POSTED TUE, 12 SEP, 2017

Porsche Reveals New 911 GT3 Touring Package

porsche has the answer for those that missed our on the 911 r. the german brand has unveiled a new 911 gt3 model featuring a so-called touring package, which is cheaper but has the same power as th...

POSTED TUE, 12 SEP, 2017

2018 Mercedes-AMG S-Class Models Score New Engine

mercedes-amg's top-shelf s-class coupe and convertible models have recevied new engine options as part of an update for the 2018 model-year. the german carmaker will drop the 5.5-litre twi...

POSTED SAT, 9 SEP, 2017

2018 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster Revealed Ahead Of Frankfurt

lamborghini has lifted the lid on the aventador s roadster - a 544kw summer supercar that is set to become australia's most powerful new car. the famed italian sportscar maker has rel...

POSTED FRI, 8 SEP, 2017

OFFICIAL - Ford Ranger Raptor Coming To Australia Next Year (Video)

an aussie-developed performance ute wearing a ford badge is coming to local showrooms next year. we may not be building it here, and it's not a falcon, but the local ford development team...

POSTED FRI, 8 SEP, 2017

2018 Audi S5 Cabriolet First Drive REVIEW - A Polite Midsize Sun-Soaker That's Also A Sports Car

with sporty style matched to an engine and handling package designed to thrill keen drivers without upsetting passengers, the audi s5 cabriolet occupies a rather unique niche - or at least it did unti...

POSTED FRI, 8 SEP, 2017

Lotus Evora GT430 Sport Unveiled

lotus has taken its evora gt 430 and stripped it of some aero features and weight to create the evora gt 430 sport. barely two months after the 'regular' gt 430 was revealed, the british ca...

POSTED THU, 7 SEP, 2017

MINI JCW GP Concept To Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

mini has ramped up the performance factor on its john cooper works model with a new concept, headed for the frankfurt motor show. called the jcw gp concept, the competition-inspired mini point...

POSTED WED, 6 SEP, 2017

2018 Honda Civic Type R Hits Aussie Shores

hot hatch fans, rejoice, the long-awaited honda civic type r has finally landed in australia, though at this point it’s only sitting dockside rather than in your local showroom. honda has rel...

POSTED TUE, 5 SEP, 2017

2018 Audi RS 5 - Price And Features For Australia

audi has officially confirmed the price and features for its rs 5 performance coupe that lines up against rivals including the mercedes-amg c 63 and bmw m4. set to arrive in australia in december,...

POSTED TUE, 5 SEP, 2017

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk - No Demon But A Launch Edition For Australia

jeep's grand cherokee trackhawk will have to make-do with its current powerplant, as the carmaker has no plans at this stage for a more extreme version. speaking with tmr, jeep’s sen...

POSTED MON, 4 SEP, 2017

2017 Nissan 370Z Nismo First Drive | Nissan’s More Focused Atmo Coupe Kicks It Old-School

nissan’s vaunted performance arm, nismo, has long been admired by motoring enthusiasts but the go-fast range has been conspicuously absent from australian showrooms until recently. starting t...

POSTED FRI, 1 SEP, 2017

Toyota To Establish New Sports Car Division?

toyota’s 86 coupe and incoming supra rebirth could be the beginning of a new range of sports cars for the japanese carmaker. industry paper automotive news reports toyota is considering its o...

POSTED THU, 31 AUG, 2017