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Volkswagen GTI Badge Will Not Be Seen On An SUV

volkswagen reportedly believes an suv, even one manufactured by itself, is not worthy of the volkswagen gti treatment. that’s the word from company boss herbert diess, who said the gti badge...

POSTED WED, 21 JUN, 2017

Toyota 86 GTS Limited Edition Revealed

toyota's 86 sports coupe will soon be available in a limited edition variant, but just 60 examples will be up for grabs in australia. based on the range-topping 86 gts, the manual-only lim...

POSTED TUE, 20 JUN, 2017

2017 Audi RS 3 Sedan First Drive | A Sensible Suit Hides Manic Performance

audi sport, the division tasked with taking standard luxury cars and turning them into mind-melting performance cars, may not have the same storied history of hot-shops like mercedes-amg or bmw m, but...

POSTED TUE, 20 JUN, 2017

Hyundai To Grow N Performance Division Via Enhancement Packs

in the lead-up to the launch of hyundai’s first dedicated performance model, the i30 n, the head of the n program, albert biermann, revealed the company’s plan to expand the n sub bra...

POSTED MON, 19 JUN, 2017

Honda Civic Type R Set To Grow Into Performance Family

honda is set to grow its hallowed type r badge from a single model into a wider range of performance models as part of the latest-generation civic type r program. at the recent us launch of honda&r...

POSTED MON, 19 JUN, 2017

Aston Martin Unveils Production-Spec Vantage AMR Limited edition

aston martin has unveiled the first of its special edition amr cars, applying the race-inspired treatment as a farewell edition of the long-running vantage coupe and roadster. the limited run of 30...

POSTED MON, 19 JUN, 2017

2017 Subaru BRZ | Charming Sports Coupe Offers Affordable Fun

inside dealerships the 2017 subaru brz might look like it doesn’t belong. not only has this now-lightly facelifted affordable sports coupe been around since 2012, over which time most subaru...

POSTED FRI, 16 JUN, 2017

2017 McLaren 570S Spider Unveiled

british supercar firm, mclaren, has unveiled its latest model, presenting a new convertible version of its entry-level sports series of cars. the 570s spider arrives as the third body style for the...

POSTED FRI, 16 JUN, 2017

2017 HSV Clubsport R8 LSA 30 Years | A Birthday Present And A Farewell Gift Rolled Into One

what a difference 29 years makes. when hsv launched its first commodore based performance car, the ss group a in 1988, it produced a rather paltry (by today's standards) 180kw from a 5.0-litr...

POSTED WED, 14 JUN, 2017

Subaru BRZ tS and WRX STI Type RA Unveiled In The US

subaru has unveiled a pair of limited edition models for its us customers, based on the wrx sti and brz coupe. the first is the brz ts (“tuned by sti”), which subaru promises will deliv...

POSTED MON, 12 JUN, 2017

2017 McLaren 720S Supercar Arrives In Australia

mclaren automotive has unveiled the first of its second-generation super series models in australia, launching the 720s supercar at an event in melbourne. just three months after its global unveili...

POSTED SUN, 11 JUN, 2017

2017 Lexus LC 500 & LC 500h First Drive | One Coupe In Two Distinct Flavours

although both the v8-powered and hybrid versions of the new flagship lexus lc coupe may wear identical price tags, the differences when driven back-to-back couldn’t be more pronounced. there&...

POSTED FRI, 9 JUN, 2017

Limited Edition Porsche 911 Turbo S Introduces New Customisation Division

porsche has launched its new personalisation program with a limited edition model of the iconic 911 sports car, called the 911 turbo s exclusive series. at the hands of the new customisation b...

POSTED THU, 8 JUN, 2017

Peugeot Puts Performance Cars On Hold, Hints At Future 4x4 Ute

fans of fast french automobiles will be saddened to hear that peugeot has pulled the pin on performance products, concentrating instead on building its core range in the immediate term. the announc...

POSTED THU, 8 JUN, 2017

Toyota Supra Expected To Be Auto-Only

in news that’s sure to come as a blow to motoring enthusiasts, the latest reports surrounding toyota’s 21st century supra revival suggest the new coupe could go without a traditional manua...

POSTED WED, 7 JUN, 2017

McLaren Appoints Rob Melville As Design Director

mclaren has announced its new design director, with the title to appear on the office door of rob melville. melville replaces frank stephenson who has departed to take up a roll with mini, with mel...

POSTED TUE, 6 JUN, 2017

2017 Lexus LC 500 And LC 500h - Price And Features For Australia

lexus has revealed the details of what could be the brand’s most striking model yet, with australian pricing revealed for the lc 500 and lc 500h coupe range. despite offering two distinct var...

POSTED TUE, 6 JUN, 2017

HSV Hero Becomes Most Powerful Vauxhall Ever As Farewell Edition VXR8 GTS-R

hsv’s uk export program is about to come to a close with a final gts-r edition of the vauxhall vxr8 set to send the aussie-built muscle car off with the title of vauxhall’s most powerful c...

POSTED MON, 5 JUN, 2017

Ford Adds Performance Parts For Mustang To Australian Catalogue

ford australia has announced that it will introduce a range of genuine ford performance components for the mustang, bringing factory-backed upgrades to the iconic american sports car. followin...

POSTED THU, 1 JUN, 2017

Jeep Confirms 527kW Grand Cherokee Trackhawk For Australia In 2017

the speculation is over, jeep australia’s ceo has confirmed that the grand cherokee trackhawk, billed as the world’s fastest four-wheel drive, will be available in australia before the end...

POSTED WED, 31 MAY, 2017