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2019 Jeep Wrangler ute spied with production tray

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Jeep Wrangler ute has been spied again, but this time in a higher state of production-readiness. The last time we saw the Wrangler ute out-and-about, it was fitted with a tray seemingly stolen from the back of a Ram 1500 pickup. It had wheel arches improperly aligned with the rear wheels, as well as […]

Volkswagen Group’s allegedly autocratic former culture proving hard to change

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Mueller has admitted that the near-autocratic corporate structures that lied about diesel emissions and shattered the company’s reputation is proving hard to break apart. A report from Reuters this week,...Show More Summary

Volvo Australia confident V40 can remain a viable option when new SUV lobs

12 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Volvo small car range is set to boom with the addition of the all-new Volvo XC40 compact SUV, and in some people’s minds there is a question over how the Volvo V40 will fit in that space when that happens. While you may not spot a Volvo V40 every day when you’re stuck in […]

Volkswagen eyeing hot R-badged SUVs – report

12 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The boss of Volkswagen is said to have confirmed the company is working on high-performance ‘R’ versions of its SUV models, according to a new report out of the UK this week. Speaking with Auto Express, Volkswagen chief Herbert Diess said the company is right now developing several SUV R models to expand its performance line-up. […]

Mitsubishi significantly upgrading its R&D arm

12 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Mitsubishi Motors is tipping about $400 million into a major renovation of its research and development (R&D) centre in Okazaki, in Japan’s Aichi Prefecture. Among the upgrades will be the rebuilding of the three main facilities: the main office building, environmental testing facility and the wind tunnel. “Investment in this project is to be around […]

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Lego crash test is weirdly satisfying

12 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2ECwX7Dl0c German automotive organisation, ADAC (equivalent of NRMA, RACQ or RACV), has performed a crash test on the Porsche 911 GT3 RS Lego Technic set, and it is sensational – not least because you’re unlikely to see a real 911 crash-tested anytime soon. The three-minute video starts with a short time-lapse of the build, followed by […]

2017 Audi A5 2.0 TDI Coupe review

12 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Audi AG and its go-fast co-conspirators spent a decade and equal to the GDP of a small nation demonstrating via endurance motorsport that diesel power equals performance. Extreme, hyper performance at that. And yet the concern from Ingolstadt has been timid about nailing its oily allegiance to its passenger and sports car masts with a degree of confidence […]

BMW M8 teased, Le Mans comeback confirmed

15 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A flagship BMW M8 will headline the upcoming BMW 8 Series range, the company has confirmed, revealing a camouflaged example today – just hours after revealing the new Concept 8 Series show car. Described by the company as the “icing on the cake” of the new 8 Series line-up, the the new BMW M8 also […]

Mercedes-AMG launches seriously limited AMG GT3 Edition 50

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Mercedes-AMG has kicked off its 50th anniversary celebrations with a new, strictly limited-edition, AMG GT3 Edition 50. Limited to a production run of just five cars (yes, that’s right, five cars), the Edition 50 features a unique colour concept featuring on a Mercedes-AMG car for the first time. Finished in a bespoke grey paint scheme contrasted […]

2017 Volvo XC60 T5 R-Design review

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The 2017 Volvo XC60 will be the last of its generation before an all-new model arrives later this year. That car – the 2018 Volvo XC60 – will be new in nearly every way: there’ll be new engines and gearboxes, a new interior, new architecture and a new look. But the current model – aged […]

2018 Toyota LandCruiser Prado facelift leaked

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Images of and details about the Toyota LandCruiser Prado facelift have found their way online. A tipster has pointed us in the direction of Instagram user hamad1two3, who earlier today posted two sets of photos, which seem to be low resolution copies of a Japanese brochure showing the updated LandCruiser Prado. If these images are […]

2018 Renault Megane RS will have dual-clutch transmission option

21 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Renault Megane RS will be offered with both manual and dual-clutch transmission options. Renault confirmed this news overnight, although it didn’t state how many gears will be present on each gearbox. Other details about the car have yet to be confirmed. A leak image of the car’s posterior earlier this month revealed some of […]

Maserati Levante was almost a Jeep Grand Cherokee with bling

21 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

If it wasn’t for a ballsy intervention by FCA boss Sergio Marchionne, Maserati‘s first SUV would have been based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Levante development had commenced on the Grand Cherokee platform, with over a year of progress before work was halted. Director of Maserati’s global markets, Umberto Cini, told CarAdvice that while there were […]

World’s greatest driving roads: Highway 89 A, Arizona, USA

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

I’ve just discovered that I love desert. No, not double-cream-topped, Belgian-choc-filled, Heston Blumenthal-frozen Masterchef-style dessert, but the sun-scorched, dusty, cactus-smattered, don’t-go-wandering-off-or-you’ll-die environment of America’s Wild West. Show More Summary

Lamborghini Urus hybrid to offset V10 and V12 emissions

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The second model in the upcoming Lamborghini Urus SUV will utilise a hybrid powertrain that will help bring the average fleet emissions of the Italian brand down and keep the naturally-aspirated V10 and V12 models in existence amid toughening emission restrictions. According to the brand’s head of research and development, Maurizio Reggiani, the technical side […]

Mercedes-Benz ‘EQA’ hatch heading to Frankfurt – report

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

German marque Mercedes-Benz is planning to reveal the next member of its EQ electric sub-brand at this year’s Frankfurt motor show in September, according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar claims the vehicle will preview the company’s entry-level EV, dubbed ‘EQA’, which will go on sale around the year 2020. It will allegedly […]

Volvo three-cylinder petrol engine confirmed for XC40, S60 and V60

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Volvo brand made quite a ruckus a few years ago when it declared it wouldn’t offer any engines larger than four cylinders. It has stayed true to that mantra, and will soon add an even smaller three-cylinder engine to its range. The new three-cylinder engine will be a variation on Volvo‘s 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged and […]

World’s fastest go-kart reaches 0-60mph in 1.5 seconds

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The world’s fastest go-kart, the C5 Blast Go-Kart Ultimate, is claiming a 0-60mph (97km/h) time of just 1.5-seconds, making it nearly twice as fast as the most potent Tesla Model S. It’s produced by Canadian company, Daymak – known for making ATVs, scooters and electric bikes – and tested in Toronto. The go-kart is powered by a […]

2017 Holden Commodore SS review

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

It still hasn’t really sunk in. This time next year, the Australian-built Commodore, as we know it, will be dead and gone. That’s why I was so chuffed to have the chance to get behind the wheel of a manual Holden Commodore SS for one last crack before local production ends this October. In September […]

2011-2016 Audi A4, A5, A6 recalled for fire risk

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Audi has recalled 2252 vehicles across its 2011 to 2016 A4, A5 and A6 lines over concerns a faulty coolant pump could pose a fire risk. The German luxury marque reports foreign particles in the coolant could lead to a blockage in the additional coolant pump, causing the pump to overheat. If the condition occurs, this could pose a […]

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