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  • Ford Focus ST 2015: The Well-Mannered Rat-Pack Brat

    What's hot: Fabulous grip, hot-hatch performance, comfortable on-road, superb seats. What's not: Could it be a tad too refined? Needs more ‘noise' at the pipes, and manual only. X-...

     

    POSTED THU, 7 MAY, 2015

     
  • BMW M7 On The Way?

    BMW’s M division may at last be preparing a halo offering in the big 7 Series range, a new report out of Germany suggests. Rumours of a performance-tuned M7 have been doing the rounds for yea...

     

    POSTED WED, 6 MAY, 2015

     
  • Next Nissan GT-R To Feature Le Mans Powerplant

    The next Nissan GT-R could be powered by the same engine out of Nissan’s 2015 LMP1 Le Mans racer, according to European reports. Speaking with Top Gear UK, Nissan’s Ben Bowlby is s...

     

    POSTED SUN, 3 MAY, 2015

     
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evo Final Edition Headed To Australia

    Mitsubishi will give its local customers a chance to secure one of the last-ever Lancer Evolution models, as the carmaker prepares for its retirement. Appropriately named the Lancer Evolution X Fin...

     

    POSTED SUN, 3 MAY, 2015

     
  • Holden Astra VXR : 2015 Track Test

    What’s Hot: Bang-for-buck quotient is huge, stellar handling, powerful engine  What’s Not: Getting old now, messy infotainment interface and sub-par interior quality  X-FACTOR:...

     

    POSTED SUN, 3 MAY, 2015

     
  • New MX-5: August Australia Launch Confirmed With 1.5 Engine

    UPDATE: $31,990 price confirmed. Read here. Mazda Australia has at last confirmed a specific launch window for its new MX-5 roadster, now locked in for a mid-August showroom debut. The compact a...

     

    POSTED THU, 30 APR, 2015

     
  • New Ford Focus ST Update On Sale In Australia

    The newly updated Ford Focus ST hot hatch, with refreshed styling and a retuned driving experience, has touched down in Australia. Revealed just a few weeks shy of one year ago, the 2015 Focus ST&r...

     

    POSTED THU, 30 APR, 2015

     
  • Peugeot Teases Mystery Supercar

    Peugeot has handed down a second new set of teasers for its coming mystery concept, although there’s very little mystery in its intent. While the French carmaker is playing its cards close to...

     

    POSTED THU, 30 APR, 2015

     
  • VW Golf R Wagon Locks Sights On Australia, October Launch Confirmed

    Volkswagen’s little weaponised wagon has locked its sights on Australia, with plans for the stretched version of the Golf R revealed today. Unveiled in November, the new Golf R Wagon was...

     

    POSTED WED, 29 APR, 2015

     
  • Holden Astra GTC, Astra VXR: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

    Holden’s lion and Astra badges have been reunited once more, with the returned line-up now on sale in Australia from $26,990, alongside the new $41,990 Cascada cabriolet. The Astra hasn&rsquo...

     

    POSTED TUE, 28 APR, 2015

     
  • Honda NSX Drip-feed Continues With New Technical Details

    Honda has handed down a number of new details for its upcoming NSX supercar, expected to hit Australia late next year. The new NSX supercar, revealed in its production form in January, will be driv...

     

    POSTED FRI, 24 APR, 2015

     
  • 2015 Audi TT Quattro S tronic Sport : The TT 'Mans Up'

    What's Hot: Beautiful interior presentation, rorty engine, AWD grip, leading-edge cabin technology. What's Not: Cramped rear, road noise on coarse surfaces, no reversing camera X-FACTOR...

     

    POSTED THU, 23 APR, 2015

     
  • Peugeot Teases New Sports Concept: Vision GT Contender Coming?

    Peugeot has handed down a new teaser video that previews an upcoming sports concept. For now, the company is referring to the new concept only as its ‘Mystery Concept Car’, although the...

     

    POSTED THU, 23 APR, 2015

     
  • McLaren 540C Revealed As New Entry Model In Shanghai

    The McLaren supercar range grows again this week with the unveiling of the new 540C at the Shanghai Auto Show. Sliding in below the only recently revealed 570S and wearing largely identical styling...

     

    POSTED MON, 20 APR, 2015

     
  • 2015 Bahrain F1 GP: Hamilton Wins Again, Raikkonen On Podium

    Lewis Hamilton nursed his Mercedes home for another dominant win, followed home by a canny Kimi Raikkonen in his first podium since returning to Ferrari. The Finn was able to pass an aggressive Nic...

     

    POSTED MON, 20 APR, 2015

     
  • Toroidion 1MW Concept Unveiled In Monaco, Good For 1000kW

    Finnish carmaker Toroidion has unveiled a new all-electric concept at the Top Marques Monaco event, packing a sizable 1000kW or power. Called the 1MW (for one megawatt, or 1000kW), the concept aims...

     

    POSTED SUN, 19 APR, 2015

     
  • 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI : Transmissions On The Right Frequency

    What’s Hot: A manual option at last, big power increase, infotainment upgrade. What’s Not: Neutered torque output for the auto, uninvolving steering, road noise. X-FACTOR: The Polo GTI,...

     

    POSTED THU, 16 APR, 2015

     
  • Volkswagen Polo GTI: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

    The 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI joins the rest of the rest of the refreshed Polo range in Australia this week, bringing a host of new features and technology. On board for 2015 is a new engine, u...

     

    POSTED THU, 16 APR, 2015

     
  • BMW X5M And X6M 2015: Something Wicked This Way Comes

    What’s hot: Totally awesome power and performance, race-car grip, a technological tour-de-force. What’s not: Tight rear seat in X6 M, drinks like a sailor if driven hard, no ‘city-s...

     

    POSTED WED, 15 APR, 2015

     
  • Volkswagen GTI Supersport Concept Revealed For Vision GT

    Volkswagen has added a second new concept to the 1200-strong grid for Sony and Polyphony’s special Vision Gran Turismo racing simulator. Joining the GTI Roadster concept revealed early last y...

     

    POSTED WED, 15 APR, 2015

     
 
World Motorsport News
  • 2015 Belgian F1 GP: Lewis Hamilton Cruises To Victory

     
  • Daniel Ricciardo Confirmed For Perth Speed Fest

     
  • 2015 Hungarian F1 GP: Sebastian Vettel Wins Thrilling Race

     
 
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