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2015 Kia New Cars

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Kia Australia’s sales have dropped 6.1 per cent this year, but the company has a number of new models that should see it bounce back in 2015. Kia Rio update – January Kicking it off will be the updated Rio range, with the S and Si variants rolling off the boats before the end of 2014 [...]

2015 Jeep New Cars

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Details of the new and updated Jeep models launching in Australia in 2015.   Jeep Grand Cherokee update – Q1 The flagship Summit version will be the first in this big Jeep’s range to adopt a heavily revised interior, arriving first quarter with changes cascading to lower models later in the year. America’s famous 4WD brand [...]

2015 Jaguar New Cars

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A big year for Jaguar beckons, given it will launch additional or revised versions within its existing XJ and F-Type range, and an all-important brand new model, the XE, which will rival the likes of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in terms of size and price.   Jaguar F-Type update — May/June Late in the second quarter [...]

Air Asia Flight Carrying 162 Is Missing, Possibly Crashed (UPDATED)

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A flight reportedly carrying 162 people on board — 155 passengers plus 7 crew has disappeared from radar, and its location is currently unknown. Air Asia flight 8501 had taken off from Surabaya and was heading to Singapore Sunday morning when it disappeared from radar at 7:24AM. Bad weather may have been a factor. Read more...

The Week That Was: Lexus GS And LS, EV Survey, Tesla Melbourne Store

Lexus announced a 2015 upgrade for its GS and LS ranges this week, bringing more standard safety and infotainment gear along with a stiffer structure to aid performance. The changes are accompanied by a modest price rise, with all GS hybrid and LS models $400 dearer than before and all GS petrol models costing $470 more. Show More Summary

Mercedes-Benz Developing ‘Ecoluxe’ EV Platform: Report

Mercedes-Benz is reportedly set to join its ‘big three’ German rivals, by developing an electric vehicle platform and associated branding. BMW has established its ‘i’ division and Audi has its ‘e-tron’ range, and now Merc could join them with a new platform under a yet-to-be-established ‘Ecoluxe’ banner. Show More Summary

Exclusive: Meet The USAF's Long Awaited KC-46A Pegasus Tanker 

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's been a decade and a half in the making, but now the time has finally come to see the USAF's new tanker in whole form, moving under its own power. The KC-46A is based on different elements of different variations of the Boeing 767, and once fielded, it will represent a massive capability increase in American aerial refueling and transport capabilities. Read more...

You Will Not Find A Better Used Civic Than This One

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Remember when showing off your Civic meant a fart-can exhaust and a completely useless deck-spoiler? I'm glad we have moved beyond that too. Now that we are a little older and wiser we can appreciate a truly magnificent modified masterpiece. Behold this K20 swapped 1979 Honda Civic. Read more...

What Gas-Powered Car Would Make The Best Electric Conversion?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Electric cars are slowly but surely becoming more of a thing. But the problem is that carmakers are basing most of them on small economy cars. What gas car would make a great electric car? Read more...

Nissan announces Tokyo Auto Salon lineup

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

A customized Juke and GT-R NISMO N Attack Package headline the display.

Owning A Merkur For A Year Was Not A Disappointment

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

So I have now officially owned my 1986 Merkur XR4Ti for an entire year. In this year, I learned how to drive stick, taught myself how to heel-toe rev-match, completed several successful journeys, and was only stranded once. Lets start by talking about some of the work that has gone into the car. Read more...

Repo-Men Are Recording Your Location Even If You Aren’t One of Their Targets

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

It has come to my attention that there is a large quantity of Repo-Men that are using license plate reading technology to find targets. This seems all fine and dandy except they are reading more plates than just the ones that are behind on payments. Show More Summary

First Tesla P85D On A Dyno Puts Down 864 Foot-Pounds Of Torque

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Tesla Model S has kicked out some wacky power readings, but it looks like somebody was able return 864 ft-lbs of torque with a P85D a few times in a row. Pretty impressive considering the factory claims about 150 lb-ft less. The shrieking jet wail the car makes in an enclosed garage is something else altogether. Read more...

Did A Possible Federal Indictment Make This Race Team Sell Its Cars?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Scott Tucker is a curious bird: great at running a winning race team, not so great at staying out of trouble. So, it's curious that Level 5 Motorsports is selling off a ton of equipment right after it was reported that the feds might be about to bring charges against Tucker for racketeering. Read more...

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