One thousand kilometers in a Porsche Macan S Diesel – it sounds like a long way. It’s roughly the distance you’d normally travel in a month; to the shops, the office, dropping the kids off and generally running around. It’s 30 days behind the wheel – time enough to get to know the car you’re [...]
Mazda has joined the likes of BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Infiniti and Volkswagen in releasing a virtual sports car concept developed for Sony PlayStation’s Gran Turismo 6 driving simulator game. Dubbed the Mazda LM55 Vision Gran Turismo, the super flat racecar concept is a collaboration between Mazda and the game’s developer, Polyphony Digital. Designed to blend [...]
Details of the new and updated Infiniti models launching in Australia in 2015. Infiniti Q70 update – Mid 2015 Infiniti’s struggling flagship luxury sedan will get a much-needed refresh around the middle of 2015. The updated Q70 takes design cues from the smaller Q50, sporting revised LED headlights and foglights and a new mesh grille pattern at [...]
Hyundai Australia has had a boom 2014 in terms of sales, a year in which it has taken carryover full-importer champion Mazda down to the wire. The Korean company has a pretty sizeable sequence of new and upgraded models arriving in 2015 that it no doubt hopes will maintain the momentum. Hyundai Sonata – February [...]
Details of the new and updated Honda models launching in Australia in 2015. Honda HR-V – February One of the pioneers of the sub-compact crossover segment, the Honda HR-V, will return to Australian showrooms in February – albeit as a very different car launching into a now hugely competitive market. The Jazz-based baby SUV gets [...]
Holden has had a tough end to 2014, experiencing some marked sales drops among its ageing core products (Commodore excluded) compared with those same months the year before. But the company is undergoing a substantial change in 2015, as it begins to increase its intake in European-sourced cars above and beyond the levels it did in [...]
Details of the new and updated Haval models launching in Australia in 2015. Haval H8 – First half 2015 Chinese SUV maker Haval will announce its arrival in Australia in the first half of 2015 with its first model, the H8. The size of a Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Haval H8 teams a 160kW/324Nm 2.0-litre [...]
American electric car company Tesla has announced major details for the 3.0 update for its Roadster, a model that went out of production at the beginning of 2012. As expected, a major component of the update is a new battery pack, which can now store 31 per cent more energy. The new cells fit into the [...]
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