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The Week That Was: Subaru Outback & Liberty, BMW X6, Alfa Giulietta

Subaru’s all-new Liberty and Outback arrived in Australia this week, bringing new styling, improved economy and new standard features. Each model arrives with some hefty price-cuts, with the Liberty 3.6R in particular $14,000 cheaper than before. Show More Summary

2015 BMW X6 : Pricing and specifications

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The second-generation BMW X6 has arrived in Australia with more equipment and improved performance countered by higher pricing.  BMW has not messed with the proportions, however, which remain part SUV and part coupe. The design is polarising, but given about 260,000 of the first-generation car were sold worldwide, there’s clearly a demand there.  In fact, [...]

2015 BMW X6: Price And Features For Australia

BMW has revealed pricing and features for the all-new X6 ‘Sports Activity Vehicle’, following its international debut back in June. The 2015 X6 brings new-but-familiar styling to the line, along with new standard features, improved fuel economy and more power for some models. Show More Summary

Lexus RCF: $133,500 Bruiser In Australia From February

Lexus has confirmed that its flagship performer, the new RC F Coupe, will launch in Australia from February with a $133,500 starting price. That will make the big new Lexus a tempting $33,400 more affordable than BMW’s hero M4 Coupe, leaving buyers with change enough to add a high-spec Toyota Corolla to the driveway. Show More Summary

BMW Australia upbeat about its front-wheel-drive future

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW Australia is continuing to forge ahead with its plan to offer a product to suit every driver, and the majority of its growth will involve its new front-wheel-drive UKL platform. At the recent launch of the 2 Series Active Tourer, the German car maker revealed there are already 20 products planned to be introduced next year [...]

BMW Australia rules out 2 Series Active Tourer seven-seat and xDrive variants

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW Australia says it will likely steer clear of expanding its front-drive 2 Series Active Tourer range with Euro-focused seven-seat or xDrive all-wheel-drive derivatives for the foreseeable future. The seven-seat baby MPV ‘Gran Tourer’ has been spotted out and about in disguise overseas, and is tipped to launch in Europe by the middle of 2015. BMW Australia head [...]

BMW M3 Review – featuring E92

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Before you read any deeper into this BMW M3 review, let me declare some bias. I’m more of an M3 person than an M4 one. It’s not just about the four-door practicality, as most M3 generations sold in Australia have been coupes; or the fact the M3 saves you $10K over the M4; it’s also [...]

The Week That Was: Mitsubishi Triton, Holden Colorado, BMW Active Tourer

Mitsubishi’s all-new 2015 Triton has been unveiled, ahead of an Australian arrival midway through next year. A new 2.4 litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine will power the new model in Australia, with power and torque rated at 133kW and 430Nm. Show More Summary

BMW i3 Review

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The BMW i3 has hallmarks of a game-changer, not just for the German company’s own brand but for the automotive landscape at large. We’ve seen electric and plug-in hybrid cars before, and indeed some of them are already in Australia, but delve in deeper and it is clear that this small city focused BMW is [...]

BMW i3 a niche car, but sufficient to make an impact on paltry EV sales in Australia

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The BMW i3 electric hatchback is not expected to sell in any great numbers early on, but it should still be enough to help out Australia’s paltry EV sales in 2015. Despite commanding a sizeable attention-share, sales of vehicles in the VFACTS electric car category have in fact gone backwards in 2014.  Only 205 such [...]

Hyundai Genesis : Korea’s E-Class rival launches from $60,000

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Hyundai Genesis has arrived in Australia as the South Korean car maker’s most ambitious and most expensive model yet. Hyundai’s new luxury sedan is setting out to challenge the likes of the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class with a car that’s not only bigger but features a $60,000 plus on-road costs starting price [...]

Hyundai sets up public comparison test with 5 Series and E-Class

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Hyundai Australia is backing the credentials of its new Genesis luxury car by setting up public comparison tests involving rival German cars, the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The South Korean car maker has set up the back-to-back trials in Sydney and Melbourne as part of the November launch for its new large luxury [...]

BMW X5 M and X6 M revealed, due in Australia around May 2015

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The hardcore second-generation 2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M high-performance SUVs are set to storm into Australian showrooms around May 2015 after making their world premiere this morning.  Once again a 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 engine sits beneath the bonnet of both, but this version has 423kW on tap between 6000 and 6500rpm, up four per [...]

BMW M4 Convertible :: 4.4sec twin-turbo drop-top lobs from $178,430

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The first-ever BMW M4 Convertible is now on sale in Australia priced from $178,430, representing a near $2000 price cut compared with the model it replaces. Taking its place atop the new BMW 4 Series range, the BMW M4 Convertible is priced $51,800 above the top-spec 435i Convertible and $12,000 above the M4 Coupe. Starting [...]

BMW M4 Convertible: Price And Features For Australia

Like buff runners pounding the beachside pavement in Summer, BMW’s fit new M4 performer has gone topless in time for the warmer months. The new M4 Convertible’s local launch follows its international unveiling in April, and the July arrival of its Coupe sibling. Show More Summary

BMW 2 Series Convertible Revealed, In Australia From Early 2015

BMW has unveiled its new 2 Series Convertible this week, which debuts as the third model line in the new even-numbered range. But while the new convertible’s debut follows that of the 2 Series Coupe and the 2 Series Active Tourer, it’s the former to which this new droptop is a true companion. Show More Summary

Luxury Sedan Comparison Final Round : Mercedes-Benz C-Class v BMW 3 Series v Volvo S60

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was Australia’s favourite luxury car in 2013. Perhaps a more impressive fact, however, is that Stuttgart’s mid-sized model outsold every mainstream medium car except the Camry and Mazda 6. It’s fair, then, to call this a significant volume car – as is its decades-old arch enemy, the BMW 3 Series, which matched [...]

Australia Government Buys Bombproof BMW Fleet for G20 Summit

SYDNEY — The Australia Prime Minister has ordered a fleet of bombproof BMWs to protect leaders during the G20 summit this year. The $6.2 million fleet can withstand AK47 fire, attacks with explosive devices or armour-piercing weapons. See...Show More Summary

Porsche Macan v BMW X4: Comparison review

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

  Spending $100,000 on an SUV is becoming an increasingly common occurrence in Australia, but never before has there been so much choice, particularly if the ‘S’ in SUV means anything to you. Over the years the term SUV has been poorly diluted. Most modern ‘soft-roaders’ are not only allergic to dirt, but have as [...]

VIDEO: Lexus RCF Chief Engineer Outlines Development Goals

Lexus is inching closer to firing its new RC F coupe directly at BMW’s equally new (and rather impressive) M4 coupe. The RC F, along with its less bonkers RC sibling, is scheduled to hit Australia in the coming months - either late in 2014 or early next year, the carmaker says. Show More Summary

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