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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet - Price And Features For Australia

mercedes-benz has revealed pricing and equipment lists for the new c-class cabriolet ahead of its australian launch in october this year. the four-model range destined for australia marks...

POSTED THU, 1 SEP, 2016

Porsche Macan Turbo With Performance Package Tops Australian Line-Up

a new flagship performance variant is set to join the 2017 porsche macan range from march next year, with more power and torque, and adjusted dynamics making this the most focussed performance macan y...

POSTED THU, 1 SEP, 2016

Mercedes-AMG Preparing F1-Powered Hybrid Hypercar

reports filtering out of the recent belgium formula 1 grand prix suggest that mercedes-amg is preparing to join the hypercar fray with a new limited-production model set to be introduced next year.

POSTED WED, 31 AUG, 2016

Audi RS 6 Allroad - New China-Only AWD Performance Wagon On The Way?

audi is reportedly considering an expansion to its china-only line-up with a new allroad version of the rs 6 avant. germany’s autobild reports that the new model could launch as early as next...

POSTED WED, 31 AUG, 2016

206kW Volkswagen Passat R-Line To Join Australian Line-Up

the 2017 volkswagen passat range is set to be crowned with a new flagship model in australia with the introduction of the 206tsi r-line sedan and wagon in november. the new addition shares its 206k...

POSTED TUE, 30 AUG, 2016

BMW To Introduce Limited Edition i8 Protonic Red Edition

bmw australia has announced that a small batch of limited edition i8 plug-in hybrid coupes is bound for australia. and when bmw says limited, it means limited, with just five units of the prot...

POSTED TUE, 30 AUG, 2016

BMW Sends Last Z4 'Down The Line' - Z5 Near?

without any fanfare, bmw has reportedly sent the last of its current generation z4 roadsters down the line at its regensburg, germany factory. the end of production of the current z4, which wears e...

POSTED TUE, 30 AUG, 2016

Fiat Preparing Fixed-Roof 124 Coupe Off MX-5 Chassis

talk in europe points to fiat’s mazda mx-5-based 124 spider gaining a hardtop coupe version next year. but reports claim the fiat version will not use a retractable hardtop like mazda’s...

POSTED SAT, 27 AUG, 2016

Prodrive Rules-Out A Mustang Racer For Next Year…But Stand-by For A Beefed-Up Limited Edition Road Car

leading ford supercars championship team, prodrive, has been forced to quell speculation in sydney’s daily telegraph newspaper about a swap to mustangs in place of the current ford falcons ...

POSTED SAT, 27 AUG, 2016

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo Now Available In Japan

nismo fans in japan can now buy the 2017 nissan gr-r nismo, unveiled in may of this year. prices in japan start from au$243,751 for the all-out nismo version, while the “track edition by nism...

POSTED FRI, 26 AUG, 2016

Mazda Rotary RX Could Return In 2020 - Report

mazda’s rx-7 and rx-8 successor could return before the end of the decade, according to reports from the japanese press.  holiday auto reports that the carmaker will hold its promise to...

POSTED THU, 25 AUG, 2016

This Isn’t Scalextric – It’s A Real Autonomous Race Car

the first ‘devbot’ driverless electric roborace car is about to debut at the donington park circuit in england. according to reports from europe the first public appearance of the devbo...

POSTED THU, 25 AUG, 2016

Tesla Model X Launched In Australia

tesla’s first suv, the model x, has officially launched in australia. the all-electric suv with seven seats, the largest glass panoramic windscreen in production, falcon-wing doors, and more,...

POSTED WED, 24 AUG, 2016

Tesla Model S P100D - New Flagship Does 0-100Km/h In 2.7 Seconds

electric carmaker tesla has been busy this week, with the company applying the finishing touches to its new flagship model s, the p100d, and launching the model x suv in australia. the p100d sets a...

POSTED WED, 24 AUG, 2016

GTi Versions Of Peugeot’s 2008 and 3008 Could be On The Cards

peugeot fans get emailing, tweeting and blogging because the french giant says sporty gti versions of the 2008 and 3008 compact suvs could become reality - if there is sufficient interest. spe...

POSTED WED, 24 AUG, 2016

2016 BMW 430i Coupe REVIEW | Athleticism And Poise... And Style In Spades

on the one hand you have the ripping bmw m4, on the other the bmw 420i; and in the middle is the 430i.  and, on balance - for price, features and performance - this turbo-charged four-c...

POSTED WED, 24 AUG, 2016

Honda NSX - Right-Hand-Drive Production Begins Ahead Of Australian Arrival

it has been a long wait but right-hand-drive versions of the acclaimed nsx are now in production at honda’s precision manufacturing centre in ohio, north america. first australian buyers of t...

POSTED TUE, 23 AUG, 2016

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante Arrives At Pebble Beach

aston martin has pulled the covers from a new limited edition model at the concours d'elegance at pebble beach, called the vanquish zagato volante. fans will of course remember the vanquish zag...

POSTED MON, 22 AUG, 2016

New 10-Hour Production Car Race For Sydney

automotive companies with performance products will be interested in a new endurance race for standard production cars at sydney motorsport park next january 14-15. announced by the australian...

POSTED MON, 22 AUG, 2016

Nissan’s BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Could Get Production Green Light

nissan’s futuristic bladeglider prototype has garnered plenty of media coverage and it seems the japanese giant is looking favourably towards a production version by 2020. according to nissan...

POSTED MON, 22 AUG, 2016