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2015 Corvette Z06 Performance Detailed: Here's A Hint, It’s Fast

Chevrolet has finally revealed just how fast the 466kW/861Nm 6.2 litre supercharged V8-powered 2015 Corvette Stingray Z06 really is. With figures the US carmaker knew but refused to reveal, you could be forgiven for thinking that the new Corvette was something of a disappointment. Show More Summary

2016 Mazda MX-5 To Get 2.0-Liter Engine In U.S, 1.5-Liter Elsewhere

The United States’ version of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 will get a 2.0-liter Skyactiv-G four-cylinder engine, the company confirmed today. Combined with the Skyactiv-MT manual transmission, the fourth-gen MX-5’s powertrain should prove similar to the existing car’s setup. With that familiar powertrain taken to the next level of...

New 308 GTi In The Works, Peugeot Sport Boss Confirms

The head of Peugeot Sport has revealed that work is underway on a high-performance GTI variant of the new 308 hatch, and that it could boast as much as 199kW of power. In a presentation to journalists at Peugeot Sport headquarters in Velizy, France, Peugeot Sport Director Bruno Famin confirmed that the 308 GTI was one of its current projects. Show More Summary

Tesla ‘Model D’ Coming Next Week?

A week from now, Tesla will unveil… we have no idea what. Posting from his personal twitter account today, Tesla founder Elon Musk shared the above teaser image and a cryptic hint. “About time to unveil the D and something else”. Now,...Show More Summary

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport: Australian Details Revealed

Details on the recently-unveiled Land Rover Discovery Sport have been revealed for the Australian market, ahead of its local arrival next year. The covers came off the all-new model last month, following a series of teasers and mini-reveals for the model destined to replace the Freelander 2. Show More Summary

Pacific Highway Tops NRMA Worst Roads Survey, Again

The Pacific Highway has again topped the NRMA’s annual Seeing Red On Roads survey, which saw nearly 12,000 people respond for 2014. Road users were asked to ‘red flag’ a section of road in New South Wales or the Australian Capital Territory that they believed was the worst, from which a ‘top-ten’ list was compiled. Show More Summary

XL Sport Concept: VW’s Ducati-Powered Paris Surprise

Volkswagen has wheeled out a surprise new concept for this week’s Paris Motor Show: the XL Sport. Arriving as the brand’s most exciting show-car since the 2009 debut of its Bluesport roadster, the XL Sport is a new take on the miserly XL1. Show More Summary

New Lego Technic Book Will Make You Want To Play With Legos Forever

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Lego's had a separate line just for the truly, irredeemably smitten gearhead for years, the Technic line. Where conventional Legos were defined by bricks, Technics went beyond mere masonry into the realm of engineering, and was full of moving gears and belts and pistons and other amazing stuff. Now there's a book crammed full of it. Read more...

Elon Musk Just Teased Something Called The 'D'

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Elon Musk just sent out this cryptic tweet and teaser image of what may be a modified Model S that's due to be revealed on October 9. And he's hinting at something else. Maybe that upgraded Roadster we've been promised? Let the speculation begin... Read more...

Jaguar XE Debuts In Paris: New Details And Images

Jaguar’s new 2015 XE sedan, revealed in hero ‘S’ form last month, has now made its full debut at this week’s Paris Motor Show. Joining the larger XF, the midsized XE arrives to take on BMW’s 3 Series, the all-new Mercedes C-Class, the ageing Audi A4 and the still-fresh Lexus IS. Show More Summary

2014 Fiat 500 Abarth 695 Biposto: Price And Features For Australia

Fiat’s fastest-ever street-legal 500 Abarth, billed by the Italian carmaker as a race car for the road, is now available in Australia. Its official name is the Abarth 695 Biposto, but Fiat also calls it the road-going version of the 695 Assetto Course that won Class F at this year’s Bathurst 12-Hour. Show More Summary

Suzuki Jimny Sierra returns with ESC, tweaked specs and pricing from $20,990 driveway

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Suzuki Jimny Sierra is back on sale in Victoria sporting new wheels, a revised interior and the belated addition of electronic stability control (ESC). Pulled from the Australian new car market after failing to comply with new mandatory ESC laws introduced in November 1, 2013, the four-wheel-drive Suzuki Jimny Sierra is back with new [...]

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