The new-generation 2018 BMW X3 has been detailed for the Australian market this week, ahead of a November lauch. Kicking off at $68,900 plus on-road costs for the entry-level xDrive20d, the new X3 starts nearly $5000 more than the outgoing model – which starts at $63,800. Standard kit on the base model includes the ‘xLine’ exterior […]
McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has created a limited-run collection of six special 570GT sports cars, finished in traditional British automotive colours. Commissioned for Europe and the UK, the latest set of 570GTs by MSO are painted in ‘XP Green’, the same hue used on the 1997 McLaren F1 XP GT Longtail FIA homologation car – we’ll get […]
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kia has created a new position within its styling and design ranks, and the gig has gone to former great wall designer pierre leclercq. the title of ‘head of styling’ will appear on leclercq’s office door, and he will work with chief design officer, peter schreyer, and head of kia design, seon ho youn, at kia’s design studio in namyang, korea. Show More Summary
Mini says that it has stepped out of the ‘retro’ design philosophy and is embarking on a new era of design that will see the brand progress with a new distinct flavour that still maintains the core DNA of the brand’s iconic styling. Speaking to the Australian media at the Frankfurt motor show last week, […]
American fans of the Ford Fiesta will have to keep their current-generation vehicles, as the company’s North American arm has announced that the US won’t be getting any versions of its little hatchback – not even the hot ST model. Speaking with CarBuzz at the Frankfurt motor show, Leo Roeks, Ford Performance of Europe director, said low […]
Go back to December 2015 – just before the Ford Mustang launched in Australia – and the top-selling sports car in the segment was the Toyota 86. These days, sales of the rear-drive two-door are down almost 22 per cent on 2016, and down more than 41 per cent on 2015. Despite this, Toyota Australia […]
Those inside the local division of the world’s largest car manufacturer, Toyota, say while other brands might be focussing attention on a single future powertrain technology, they’re confident the Japanese marque’s broader approach will prove successful in the long run. Show More Summary
In some ways it’s hard to give you an accurate idea of what the 2018 Genesis G70 mid-size luxury sedan will be like when it arrives in Australia – and that’s after spending a good few hours in the car at its international launch in Korea. The problem is that the all-new Genesis G70 on […]
The days of grabbing keys to gain access to one's car may be a thing of the past in future BMWs. The automaker has recently questioned the need for car keys altogether, according to a report by Reuters. During last week's 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Ian Robertson, BMW's board member responsible for sales, said many if not all of its customers carry...
McLaren may be churning out incredible sports cars today, but when enthusiasts hear the name "McLaren," many of them think of one car: the F1. The iconic supercar that was nearly all Formula One technology remains a marvel to this day, and McLaren has reached back into its the archives to honor the F1 for a limited-run of 570GTs in a very special...
Early last year, its maker laid the Land Rover Discovery to rest, but it certainly hasn't forgotten about the SUV. In fact, it still lets enthusiasts have a go behind the wheel of the iconic off-roader at its newly-launched Land Rover Experience. The brand announced the Land Rover Experience will take place at new "Experience Centers" in...
A new Mazda concept car featuring a rotary engine is destined for the 2017 Tokyo motor show, which starts in late October. At the Frankfurt motor show, Matsuhiro Tanaka, Mazda’s head of research and development in Europe, told AutoExpress, “With the Tokyo Motor Show we will be introducing a new design concept — you can […]
Hellcats are stalking the hallways at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles nowadays, apparently. While we thought it would strike next in a Ram in the form of a production TRX Concept, it seems the supercharged behemoth will make its way into a Chrysler 300 next. Wait, what? Automotive News (subscription required) reports the team over in Auburn Hills...
Land Rover has already paired one of its diesel engines with an electric motor and battery pack to create a hybrid Range Rover. There's nothing too special about that model except its massive price premium and curb-weight jump. Now, though, Land Rover has a more optimized solution in the pipeline and it's arriving in the form of plug-in hybrid...
Seriously, my heart cannot take any more nameplate retcons this year.
Volkswagen, which as a group aspires to be the world leader in electric cars, says it has nothing but respect and admiration for industry agitator Tesla, Inc. The German brand’s board member who oversees global sales and marketing, Jurgen Stackmann, told us recently in Frankfurt that the Silicon Valley titan had “come from nothing, from […]
Yes, Toyota is still making the FJ Cruiser. You haven't seen them on dealer lots here in North America for some years now, but a handful of other markets continued to get the retro-styled off roader. That's all coming to an end soon, though, and Toyota is saying goodbye to its FJ with an appropriately titled final edition called...the Final...
oyota may be looking to revive the celica sports car, according to reports out of the us. car and driver has unearthed a trademark application from the global carmaker, which seeks to lock down the celica name once again. of course,Show More Summary
more platform-sharing, powertrain-sharing and across-the-board technology can be expected from renault, mitsubishi and nissan over the next five years. that's the word from the renault-nissan alliance, which now includes mitsubishi, in the outline of a five-year plan to better consolidate its strengths. Show More Summary