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Mercedes-AMG E 43 Reveals Sporty Side Of New E-Class

the first performance variant of the new mercedes-benz e-class has emerged, not a fire-breathing e 63 v8 bahnstormer as you might expect. instead the first mercedes-amg e 43 has arrived. following...

POSTED FRI, 11 MAR, 2016

Tesla Model S P100D On The Way? 0-100Km/h Could Drop Below Three Seconds

tesla may be considering a new, more powerful battery pack for its model s premium sedan and with it, a potential boost to performance. jason hughes, a ‘white hat’ hacker (one who claim...

POSTED FRI, 11 MAR, 2016

Mazda Hints At Folding Hardtop MX-5 For New York Auto Show

sun-seekers with a love for wind-in-the-hair motoring but a need for added security, take note - mazda is preparing to unveil a folding hardtop equipped mx-5 at the new york auto show. althoug...

POSTED FRI, 11 MAR, 2016

NISMO Road Cars Confirmed For Australian Launch

after years of behind-the-scenes work, nissan australia’s plan to bring a range of nismo road cars to this market is coming close to fruition with the automaker confirming to tmr today...

POSTED WED, 9 MAR, 2016

2016 Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary REVIEW | Deliciously Fast, Deliciously Bad…

with the peugeot 208 gti 30th anniversary, the french brand is celebrating three decades since it launched the iconic 205 gti hatchback – one of the first to have a big engine shoehorned un...

POSTED TUE, 8 MAR, 2016

Ford Mustang GT vs Holden SS V Redline Ute Comparison | V8 'Coupe' Showdown

tested ford mustang gt ($57,490) 306kw/530nm 5.0-litre v8 | 6-speed manual fuel use claimed: 13.1 l/100km | tested: 12.4l/100km holden ss v redline ute ($50,990)...

POSTED FRI, 4 MAR, 2016

Audi SQ7 Revealed, Debuts Electric Turbo Tech For Audi

following the pattern established by its smaller sibling the audi sq5, the triple-turbo audi sq7 has been revealed overnight as audi's next performance-focused diesel suv - and the first overtly s...

POSTED FRI, 4 MAR, 2016

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet On Show In Geneva

the family of c-class models from mercedes-benz has been enhanced this week, with the unveiling of the c-class cabriolet in both ‘regular’ and amg guise at the geneva motor show. benz c...

POSTED THU, 3 MAR, 2016

Aston Martin DB11 | Longer, Wider, Faster... Covers Come Off At Geneva Motor Show

the next generation of james bond’s preferred car has arrived in the shape of the aston martin db11, finally revealed at the geneva motor show.   longer, wider and taller than the db...

POSTED WED, 2 MAR, 2016

Porsche 911 R - Enthusiast’s Dream Lands In Geneva

for those worried that the art of driving will soon go the way of the dodo, at least one carmaker has heard your cries. porsche has pulled the covers from a new variant of the 911 at the genev...

POSTED WED, 2 MAR, 2016

Abarth 124 Revealed At Geneva with 127kW turbo 1.4, 1060kg Kerb Weight

fiat's go-fast subsidiary abarth has debuted its latest model, the abarth 124 spider, at the geneva motor show today, showcasing the company's first rwd performance car since the fiat abarth 1...

POSTED WED, 2 MAR, 2016

Koenigsegg Regera Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show | Zero-400km/h In 20 Seconds

the spotlight at the geneva motor show has shifted from one hypercar to another, with koenigsegg pulling the covers from its insane regera model. following a concept version at the same motor show...

POSTED WED, 2 MAR, 2016

Bugatti Chiron Takes Centre Stage In Geneva - 1119kW 1600Nm 420Km/h Hypercar

after years of rumours, guessing games and a sea of estimated performance figures, the bugatti chiron has arrived. the new model steps into the wheel-tracks of the bugatti veyron - with no easy roa...

POSTED TUE, 1 MAR, 2016

Hotter Ford Fiesta ST200 Unveiled At Geneva

the doors of the geneva motor show will be officially flung open tomorrow, but before that takes place, one more tempting morsel has snuck out early. this time around it’s the ford fiest...

POSTED MON, 29 FEB, 2016

Aston Martin DB11 Pics Leaked Ahead Of Geneva Debut

photos of what appears to be aston martin’s db11 supercar have appeared online ahead of the new model’s official debut at the geneva motor show. the images show a new coupe featuring so...

POSTED MON, 29 FEB, 2016

Subaru XV STI Not On The Agenda, Hotter Foresters Maybe

given australia's voracious appetite for both suvs of all sizes and performance cars of all prices, one would assume that performance suvs would be close to the top of the corporate "to do&qu...

POSTED MON, 29 FEB, 2016

2016 BMW M2 REVIEW | A Modern Classic Is Born... Like An ‘M-Car’ Of Old

is the descendant of the infamously insane 1m coupe – the new bmw m2 – really as good as early reports suggest?  the motoring press has been describing it as some kind of miracle o...

POSTED MON, 29 FEB, 2016

2016 Lotus Evora 410 Unveiled - More Power, Less Weight

lotus has turned up the performance wick on its evora sports car by trimming kilograms from the already-lightweight model while adding power. unveiled almost concurrently with the arrival of the 20...

POSTED MON, 29 FEB, 2016

2016 Lotus Evora 400 | Price And Features For Australia

boasting a top-speed of 300km/h, the lotus evora 400 is the fastest car the british sports car brand has ever produced - and it's now on-sale locally. the first evora 400 in australia...

POSTED SUN, 28 FEB, 2016

Hyundai To Introduce Turbocharged Elantra SR Range-Topper

while the ‘warm hatch’ sub-category has become a fixture of the small car class, the same can’t be said of sedans. something that hyundai is looking to remedy with its all new elantr...

POSTED THU, 25 FEB, 2016