Polestar, previously Volvo's performance and motorsport arm and now a brand in its own right, has unveiled its first vehicle at an event in Shanghai, reiterating the brand?s electric performance credentials. Called the Polestar 1, the new m Read more
Toyota has revealed its concept stars for the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, but this time they?re not just cars - Toyota is looking to expand the idea of cars as a kind of life partner. In the same way that mobile phones feature personal assistants, Toy Read more
The Fiat Ducato van has been recalled this week over concerns the exhaust recirculation system could break and cause a loss of drivability. According to the manufacturer, affected vehicles may be fitted with an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) pipe that breaks due to “potential non-conformity”. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) says if the pipe does break, there is […]
You know what? Some people are just pigs! I know gearheads so clean and neat they don’t want you eating near their car, let alone in it. But you’re not like that, are you? Or most of you. Most drivers, and by that I mean especially American drivers, use their cars as mobile offices, diners, […]
The 2018 Porsche 718 GTS range has been revealed and priced for Australia, with the new sports cars set to arrive in March 2018 from $173,100 plus on-road costs. Headlining the upgrades over lesser models is an uprated version of the 718 S’s 2.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine, developing 269kW of power and 430Nm of torque – […]
Follow us on this one Porsche fanatics. On Tuesday, Porsche announced the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS and 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS models complete with a handful of upgrades, including a slightly more powerful 2.5-liter turbocharged flat-4 that makes 365 horsepower. The Boxster GTS starts at $80,850, including destination, or $82,950 for the...
The Nuon Solar Team has taken out the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge at an average speed of 81.2 km/h, running from Darwin to Adelaide two hours faster than its nearest competitor. The Dutch team led the University of Michigan and Belgian entry Punch Powertrain Solar Team in the headline Challenger Class. Australia’s highest finisher was the […]
Oh you pretty thing... British design can be so frustrating. On the one hand, you have things like the Supermarine Spitfire and the Jaguar E Type and anything Sir Christopher Wren designed. On the other, you have stuff like the Ford Anglia and that MI6 Building. The brand new Aston Martin DB11 Volante […]
The next-generation 2018 Audi A7 has been teased on social media this week ahead of its ‘world premiere’ on October 19. Partially shown in a single shadowy image, the new A7 appears to maintain its coupe-like silhouette, though not much else is given away. While the finer details are yet to be announced, it’s expected that […]
The facelifted Jeep Cherokee has been spied during testing, revealing a new, cleaner nose to replace the polarising current split-headlight design. Although much of the car is covered, it’s clear the updated car will have a face far more similar to that of the Grand Cherokee and Compass. That means no more two-tier lighting, and […]
Most car enthusiasts are well aware that a project car comes with a whole lot of baggage, namely in picking and sourcing appropriate parts. The engine is especially important, and depending on the individual's goals, making a lot of horsepower can get really expensive, really quickly. Enter Katech, the Michigan-based performance company, and their...
Ringbrothers will return to the SEMA show this November with another custom creation. Following last year's multiple debuts, which included the G-Code Camaro, Cadillac Madam-V, and more, the custom car shop announced plans to reveal a 1956 Ford F-100 pickup truck. Ringbrothers calls it "Clem 101" and it will benefit from a familiar (read: awesome)...
Volvo’s electric performance brand has today announced plans to build a competitor to the upcoming Tesla Model 3 with its Polestar 2, and to also take on the electric SUV market with the Polestar 3. Having unveiled its 2+2 high powered hybrid coupe in the form of the Polestar 1, the sub-brand of the Chinese-owned […]
Volvo’s performance arm Polestar has moved its production future to China, where it will build a state-of-the-art facility that will also act as a performance and customer centre. Polestar’s all-electric future has been boosted with today’s announcement of the Polestar 1, one of three models set to be manufactured at the plant in Chengdu. The […]
Alongside its unveiling of the Polestar 1, its change in manufacturing locations to China and the announcement of upcoming Polestar 2 and 3 models, Volvo’s soon to be electric sub-brand also revealed details of a subscription model the company says is the future of automobile ownership. The Polestar subscription service will see users pay no upfront deposit […]
Perps on the run in the United Kingdom take note: police forces are stepping up their game—literally. The Lincolnshire police force is testing a new way to train officers in high-speed driving and it involves a whole lot of video games. Through a partnership with Sony's PlayStation, four officers clocked a lap time at Silverstone raceway in...