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Cadillac 3-row crossover SUV to be an XT6?

It’s been known for a while that Cadillac is developing a large crossover SUV with third-row seats. The last we heard, the vehicle will be based on the longest version of General Motors’ C1XX platform which is already found in the latest versions of the Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave. Now we have an idea of what Cadillac’s...

2018 Jaguar XJ gets 575-horsepower performance flagship

Jaguar’s XJ is still one of the sharpest looking sedans on the market, though it’s starting to fall behind in the tech race. Jaguar has sought to address the issue with some 2018 model year updates—among which is the addition of a new XJR575 performance flagship. Compared to the XJR, the XJR575 gets an additional 25 horsepower to...

BMW celebrates 40 years of the 7-Series with special edition

It was in 1977 that BMW’s first 7-Series was launched. To celebrate the car’s 40th anniversary this year, BMW has introduced the 7-Series Edition 40 Jahre based on the current, sixth-generation model. Prior to the launch of the first 7-Series, known as the E23 to all the fans, BMW was known for small, sporty sedans and coupes. However...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline review: Long-term report three – infotainment

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

There’s a lot to like about our long-term Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline. Since lobbing in our long-term garage in April, it’s been smooth sailing with barely a fingernail-down-the-blackboard moment of irritation. Simply, there’s not a lot it does wrong. And that rings true of its infotainment system, too. Our Tiggy rolls out of the showroom […]

Why you may need to replace your Takata airbag again

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Car manufacturers have confirmed they strategically replaced a number of potentially dangerous, aged airbag inflators sourced from Japanese supplier Takata with new like-for-like components as an interim measure – and now the Turnbull government is demanding answers. Show More Summary

Infiniti drops QX70

Although it’s BMW that’s generally accepted for instigating the coupe-like SUV segment with the first-generation X6, some credit should be given to Infiniti whose slinky FX was introduced several years prior to the BMW. The FX is currently in its second generation and known today as the QX70. The second-generation model has been on...

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Cabriolet Review | All-Rounder Works Best In Drop-Top Form

among the five human senses the 2017 mercedes-amg c43 cabriolet aims to heighten your hearing, sweeten the smells and perhaps become even more tantalisingly tasty than the coupe (that last one metaphorically speaking of course). theShow More Summary

2018 Nissan Leaf to be Australian image builder

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

By launching the new-second-generation Nissan Leaf technology “standard bearer”  in Australia during 2018, the company aims to reclaim its status as an electric car pioneer and innovator. This comes after the company has clearly fallen behind the likes of Tesla – plus the major German luxury brands – in the public opinion stakes. Despite long reigning as […]

Bugatti Chiron successor to be electrified – report

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The successor to the Bugatti Chiron – which is still almost a decade away – will use electrification to make one of the world’s fastest cars even faster – according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking with Autocar, CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer said electrification is inevitable, indicating that the next-generation hypercar will almost certainly be […]

2018 Subaru WRX, WRX STI pricing and specs: Tweaked looks, more kit

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The newly updated 2018 Subaru WRX and 2018 Subaru WRX STI are now on sale in Australia, following the overseas unveiling of American- and Japanese-market models. As expected, both models are rolling into Australia will a significant number of upgrades, moving the twins on neatly since their 2014 Australian launch and 2015 equipment update. A new […]

2018 Subaru WRX and STI Details Revealed

subaru has revealed details of its my18 wrx and wrx sti models. the japanese brand's performance duo will receive a raft of cosmetic, mechanical and safety enhancements to keep them fresh before all-new models arrive in 2019. subaruShow More Summary

Nissan acknowledges ‘missed opportunities’ with product, addresses regional customers

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Nissan in large part cut its teeth in Australia with a strong range of bush-ready vehicles, typified by the previous iterations of the Patrol wagon and cab-chassis. Yet the company’s global shift away from this – think of the still-capable,...Show More Summary

Mercedes-Benz Vans looking to bolster Australian line-up with small Citan

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz Citan cannot come soon enough for the company’s Australian dealer network, who continue to ask for a competitor to its pesky German rival, the Volkswagen Caddy. The Mercedes-Benz Citan – a Renault-Mercedes alliance product that is essentially a reworked take on the Renault Kangoo – has never been sold in Australia, primarily […]

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 4×4²: Wild one-off special lives up to its name

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

An engineer from German marque Mercedes-Benz has created a wild off-road version of his E-Class All-Terrain crossover wagon, dubbed the E-Class All-Terrain 4×4². Jurgen Eberle, one of the company’s vehicle development engineers, decided...Show More Summary

Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge gets UK police livery

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Rolls-Royce has decked out a Ghost Black Badge in UK police livery for the Chichester Police Station Open Day, in support of Sussex Police. Like the Holden/Vauxhall Astra and Ford Focus police cars typically used in the UK, the Rolls-Royce features authentic police lights, a police radio, and Sussex police decals which cover the ‘Andalusian White’ paint. […]

What’s In A Name? Why X Marks The Spot For Mercedes’ New Ute

for any automobile manufacturer deciding on a model name is nowhere near as simple as it might seem, and choosing the identity of what could become a pivotal new model only increases the pressure to get it right the first time. history...Show More Summary

2018 Kia Sorento Facelift Revealed Overseas

kia’s large suv, the family-focussed sorento, has come in for a mid-life rework that sees the 2018 model given a more upmarket look and feel to help boost its appeal. as revealed on the south korean manufacturers domestic market website, the new sorento has been subtly upgraded inside and out, but retains a familiar look. Show More Summary

2018 Honda City VTi-L review

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Despite it only being mid-2017, the facelifted Honda City is being pitched as a 2018 model. The company’s smallest sedan is basically a twin-under-the-skin to the popular Jazz hatchback, though offers an arguably more attractive body than its mini van-like sibling. For the 2018 model year, the City receives a mild refresh which sees it get a new look […]

How do electric cars produce maximum torque instantly?

Most electric cars aren't normally associated with performance, but they are able to achieve something gasoline-powered cars can't: peak torque at zero rpm. It's thrown around often, and many will comment on how quick an electric car feels around town thanks to maximum torque delivered instantly. If in doubt, just take a ride in a Tesla Model S...

Pagani Zonda lives on with custom Fantasma Evo

The Pagani Zonda lives to die another day. The Italian supercar was meant to leave this world forever in 2013, but four years later, Pagani has graced the world with another custom, one-off Zonda. It's called the Pagani Zonda Fantasma Evo, and it was built for a "very special friend," according to Pagani. The friend must be pretty darn special to...

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