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Toyota 86 Yellow Limited

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Toyota is offering another limited edition of its Hachi Roku successor, the GT 86, and it comes in three forms that progressively add tweaks to the car’s interior upholstery, exterior styling, and handling performance. It’s called the Yellow Limited, and it’s only available to Japanese customers. Show More Summary

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Dyno Tested at Hennessey Performance: Video

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Hennessey Performance is the type of company you go to when what you get from the factory isn’t as powerful as you want. The Texas crew isn’t the only one to offer aftermarket tuning, but it’s among the best in the business and it covers a wide range of vehicles from Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler. Show More Summary

Mercedes-Benz Says No To Water Injection Systems

The automotive world can seem like a grand illustration of monkey see, monkey do. While there are always government regulations—see turbos and hybrid systems—to consider, there's plenty of terminology and tech, like four-door "coupes," and fake engine noise, which spreads among manufactures for no good reason at all. So when rumors...

BMW preparing quad-turbocharged diesel engine?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The engine will debut at next year's edition of the Geneva Motor Show under the hood of the 2016 750d.

Ferrari turbo switch raising eyebrows and sales

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The boss of Ferrari Australasia admits some prospective customers have been sceptical of the brand’s shift from natural aspiration to forced induction for its V8-powered models, but insists driving the cars is the antidote to their doubts. Ferrari launched the California T in our market in June last year and unveiled the new 488 GTB […]

Should I buy a BMW i3? Is it suitable for country driving?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Electric cars are becoming a ‘real’ thing and are no longer a pipe-dream fantasy. CarAdvice reader Stephanie e-mailed us about the BMW i3 and wanted to know whether she should purchase the pure electric version, or the REX (Range Extender) version, which comes with a small petrol engine in addition to the electric drivetrain. Q: […]

Ferrari set to smash Australian sales record

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Ferrari is on track to smash its Australian sales record this year as the current range continues to attract more new and returning customers than ever before. Ferrari sold 95 vehicles across the country in the first half of this year, up a staggering 82.7 per cent over the same period in 2014. The iconic […]

2015 Kia Sorento Si Petrol Review

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

You’ve got a budget that stretches just over 40 grand. You want an SUV. It needs to have proper seating space in the second row and, while it might be an underused feature for some, you need a third row that’s actually useable on a regular basis too. Ventilation and fan controls for the air conditioning […]

No price cuts for Audi RS models

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Audi Australia has confirmed it won’t drop prices of the current-generation RS4 and RS5 models despite BMW slashing prices and adding equipment to its M3 sedan and M4 Coupe and Convertible. The price cuts from BMW have seen the 2016 M3 sedan drop to $139,900 plus on-road costs, while the M4 Coupe starts at $149,900 and […]

What is all-wheel drive? Does all-wheel drive give my car more grip?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A common misconception about all-wheel drive cars is that they offer you more grip. When CarAdvice reader Tony contacted us with this question, we thought it would be time to set the record straight and show you how an all-wheel drive car differs from a front-wheel drive car. Q: I’m looking to buy an AWD sports car and […]

GM to boost quality in emerging markets with $7b spend on new models

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

General Motors has announced that it will pour US$5 billion (AU$6.82b) into developing a range of new small cars for emerging markets around the world. The new models, to be marketed under the Chevrolet brand, will be developed and manufactured together with long-time Chinese partner SAIC Motor Corp. The program promises to focus on introducing customers […]

Ford Ranger recalled for faulty bull-bar bolts

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Ford Australia has announced a recall on its outgoing ‘PX’ Ranger utes, ahead of the coming debut for its newly updated 2016 PX MkII line-up. The recall is specific to models fitted with Ford’s ANCAP five-star steel bull-bar, which joined an existing alloy bar on the Ranger’s Genuine Accessories options list early in 2014. According […]

Audi R8 program manager speaks on working alongside Lamborghini

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Cross pollination between Audi and sister company Lamborghini has resulted in a better R8 and Huracan alike, according to technical program manager for the R8, Alwyn Watkins. In a candid conversation with CarAdvice, Watkins spoke in glowing terms of working across platforms with Lamborghini engineers. “We work very closely and there’s no doubt the end result is […]

Large Lexus coupe photographed testing in California

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A large Lexus coupe with plenty of visual similarity to the LF-LC concept has been spied testing on the west coast of America. Automotive journalist Matt Farah spotted the mysterious coupe out on the roads of California and posted these images to his Instagram account. Given the shape of the tail-lights and the wing mirrors, […]

Audi Q6 EV concept leaked online

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Images that are claimed to be of an Audi electric SUV concept that will debut at the Frankfurt motor show have been published online. The computer renderings seen here were published by both Auto Bild and Auto Motor und Sport, and are said to come from a source within Audi. According to Autocar, Frankfurt motor […]

Ford Ranger Steel Bullbar Recall Announced

Ford Australia has this week announced a recall for its PK Ranger, specifically for vehicles fitted with a genuine steel bullbar. According to the recall notice, the four mounting bolts that secure the bullbar to the vehicle may not meet specifications and may fracture. Show More Summary

Jaguar F-Pace SUV Pushed To The Limit In Extreme Weather Testing

Jaguar has released images and details of its new F-Pace SUV undergoing testing in some of the most gruelling climates on earth. Set to debut at September’s Frankfurt Motor Show, the F-Pace will go on sale internationally in 2016. Before that can happen though, development testing continues. Show More Summary

Tesla Model S, And KITT, ‘Inspires’ China’s Youxia X Electric Sedan

China’s latest new model to draw somewhat heavily on its source of inspiration has been unveiled: the Youxia X electric vehicle. Car News China reports that its 28-year-old designer, Huang Xiuyuan, claims the ‘X’ first came to him in a dream last year. Show More Summary

Audi Q6 E-tron Images Leak Online Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut

Audi is determined not to let the coming Tesla Model X electric SUV steal the limelight. To counter, a sleek-profiled Q6 Coupe E-tron is in the works. After a shadowy teaser was revealed in June, a more revealing look has snuck out.Show More Summary

SpaceShipTwo Pilot's Free Fall From 50,000 Feet May Have Saved His Life

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket during a test flight last year has been determined to be caused by human error, and a free fall from 50,000 feet after the craft disintegrated around the pilot is possibly what saved his life, according to new information from the investigating National Transportation Safety Board. Show More Summary

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