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‘Out They Go’ – Aussies Rush To Secure Alfa Romeo’s All-New Giulia QV

months ahead of its official launch, more than 100 australian orders have been secured for alfa romeo’s racy all-new giulia qv high-performance sedan. alfa’s 375kw/600nm twin-turbo v6 r...

POSTED THU, 10 NOV, 2016

Alfa Romeo Giulia To Underpin Next Dodge Charger And Challenger

according to various reports in north america, fiat chrysler will use the rear-drive alfa romeo giulia platform to underpin the all-new dodge charger and challenger models due in 2021. until then -...

POSTED TUE, 8 NOV, 2016

BMW To Offer V12-Powered 7-Series In 2017

bmw has given its 7-series the m-treatment with a new v12-powered flagship offering. the bmw m760li will be priced from $419,000 plus on-road costs when it goes on sale in the second quar...

POSTED TUE, 8 NOV, 2016

2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 REVIEW | A New Name And New Engine…Still The One To Beat

mercedes-benz has rebadged the slk roadster as the slc, reviving a long-lost nameplate to better align it with the german brand's new naming strategy. essentially a mid-life update, the big n...

POSTED MON, 7 NOV, 2016

Elon Musk Hints At Greater Performance Potential From Tesla P100D Range

tesla ceo elon musk has once again taken to twitter to hint at the electric automaker’s next big announcement - in this instance a possible performance upgrade for the flagship p100d drive...

POSTED MON, 7 NOV, 2016

Fiat Celebrates 50 Years Of The 124 Spider

long before the current model shared with the mazda mx-5 arrived, fiat’s 124 spider was wooing the hearts of motoring enthusiasts and celebrities and featuring in motorsport, movies, and tv show...

POSTED FRI, 4 NOV, 2016

Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evo And RF Kuro Concepts Wheeled Out For SEMA

mazda has used the specialty equipment marketing association (sema) show in las vegas this week to wheel out a pair of concepts based on its mx-5 roadster. one of the concepts will be familiar to m...

POSTED FRI, 4 NOV, 2016

Toyota USA Gives LandCruiser The SEMA Treatment

where most manufacturers tend to exaggerate a vehicle’s strengths when generating a sema concept, toyota has done the exact opposite, taking the legendary off-roadable landcruiser and stripping...

POSTED THU, 3 NOV, 2016

Kia’s SEMA Customs Go Autonomous

kia chalked-up its autonomous plans at the 2016 specialty equipment market association (sema) show in las vegas with four concept vehicles with self-driving capability. niro triathlon developed...

POSTED WED, 2 NOV, 2016

254km/h Hyundai Ioniq Sets Hybrid Land Speed Record

hyundai sprang a surprise at the bonneville salt flats last week by setting a land speed record for production-based hybrid vehicle of 254km/h (157.8mph). in fact the specially-prepared hyundai ion...

POSTED WED, 2 NOV, 2016

Buyer Beware - $135K Ford Falcon GTHO Turns Out To Be $25k Replica

a pair of ford enthusiasts have learned that a 1970 ford xw falcon gtho believed to be the real deal is, in reality, a replica. and the current owner of the car, lyle walker, has just had his...

POSTED WED, 2 NOV, 2016

Facelifted 2017 Subaru BRZ Arrives Down Under With Reduced Pricing

subaru has lifted the veil on its facelifted 2017 brz coupe in australia, ushering the updated model in with a new, lower starting price. offered in a single specification the brz manual starts fro...

POSTED MON, 31 OCT, 2016

2017 Mercedes-AMG C 43 Coupe REVIEW | The C63's Little Brother Still Packs A Powerful Punch

while the mercedes-benz c-class range has been a volume seller for the german prestige brand, the amg flagship variant has been either out of reach for most budgets or a no-go zone for the feint-heart...

POSTED MON, 31 OCT, 2016

Audi Shakes-Up Its Motorsport Program - Sports Cars Are Out And Formula E Is In

audi has a history of its motorsport programs being used to promote and develop new road car strategy.  so it was only a ‘semi-bombshell’ yesterday when the german giant told its 3...

POSTED THU, 27 OCT, 2016

450kW Twin-Turbo V8 AWD Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG Revealed Ahead Of Los Angeles Auto Show

ehe most powerful mercedes-benz e-class so far is scheduled to makes its world debut at the los angeles auto show in a couple of weeks with the introduction if the latest mercedes-amg e 63. for the...

POSTED THU, 27 OCT, 2016

Probably NOT Coming To A Showroom Near You – Hyundai Tests Mid-Engine Hot Hatchback

hyundai has been at germany’s nurburgring circuit testing this veloster-based mid-engine hot hatchback…but you’d get long odds on it ever entering production. in fact it’s...

POSTED THU, 27 OCT, 2016

Fisker Teases New Sports Car

another chapter in the confusing saga of fisker vehicles, now fisker inc, is imminent with the sports car shown in these teaser images set to be unveiled within days. we know from earlier teaser pi...

POSTED TUE, 25 OCT, 2016

2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 REVIEW | Is the E63 AMG's little brother the real deal?

what's in a name? plenty in the case of the new mercedes-amg e43 tested here in its native germany and due in australia by december 2016. the e 43 is a new mercedes-benz e-class debutant, repla...

POSTED MON, 24 OCT, 2016

2016 Aston Martin Rapide S REVIEW | Restrained Supercar Looks, 12 Cylinders And Seating For Four - A Win-Win

it’s an each-way bet, the 2016 aston martin rapide s, in more ways than one. firstly, it’s got restrained supercar looks, a 12-cylinder engine, a five-door body and adequate seating and...

POSTED FRI, 21 OCT, 2016

NSW Police Adds Audi S7 Sportback To Community Engagement Fleet

the fleet of desirable cars in australia featuring various police logos splashed across their paintwork has increased yet again, with the addition of a 2016 audi s7 sportback. new south wales polic...

POSTED FRI, 21 OCT, 2016