BMW’s new i8 hybrid sports car will begin reaching European buyers in June, but demand for the i3 city car means an Australian debut for the ‘i’ range has been postponed. Speaking with TMR this week, BMW Australia’s Lenore Fletcher confirmed...Show More Summary
The highly-anticipated BMW 2 Series is now on sale in Australia, with three models to kick off the new range. Prices start at $50,500 plus on-roads for the petrol-powered 220i, while the diesel-powered 220d adds $2000. The fantastic M235i performer rounds-out the range of launch models, priced at $79,900 plus on-roads. Show More Summary
The all-new BMW 2 Series has launched in Australia, priced from $50,500 plus on-road costs. The new 2 Series is the replacement for the old 1 Series coupe, using the same platform as the latest 3 Series, but with a shorter wheelbase and track. BMW’s new two-door family is available from launch in three model [...]
Honda’s CR-V Diesel arrived in Australian showrooms this week, priced from $38,290. All diesel CR-V’s sold in Australia will feature all-wheel-drive, with both six-speed manual and five-speed automatic transmissions available. Honda says it expects its new diesel variants to account for around 15 percent of CR-V sales. Show More Summary
The BMW 4 Series Convertible will command a $17-18,000 price premium over its recently-launched coupe sibling when it arrives in Australia in March. Unlike the four-tier BMW 4 Series coupe range, however, the 4 Series Convertible won’t be available in an entry petrol 420i specification – only the $88,800 420d, $97,500 428i and $126,600 435i will [...]
BMW will add new diesel engines to its 2 Series and 4 Series coupe and 3 Series GT model lines and extend the availability of all-wheel drive to the 4 Series convertible in a wave of updates rolling out over the coming months. The majority of the upgrades apply to overseas markets, however, with vehicles [...]
BMW 2 SERIES AUSTRALIA PRICE BMW's sharp new 2 Series Coupe will land in Australian showrooms from March, kicking off at $50,500 for the entry 220i and maxing out at $79,990 for the M235i performer. As the first BMW to wear a 2 Series...Show More Summary
The Infiniti Q50 will start at $51,900 when it goes on sale in Australia in February. Infiniti Australia’s mid-sized Q50 sports sedan will cost less than all of its key rivals, undercutting the Audi A4 ($55,500), BMW 3 Series ($52,300), … Continue reading ? The post Infiniti Q50 priced from $51,990 appeared first on CarAdvice.
The bowtie division is back in the rear-drive-performance-sedan market with the new 2014 Chevrolet SS four-door, offering V-8 power for under $50,000. Built by GM’s Holden unit in Australia, the handsome SS, which rides on a 114.8-inch wheelbase, is a 3-inch-shorter version of the rear-wheel-drive Caprice sold primarily to law-enforcements fleets. Show More Summary
BMW has unveiled a refreshed X1 SUV and a new interior design option for its Z4 roadster, with both expected to arrive in Australia in 2014. Set to go on-sale in Europe during the Australian autumn, the refreshed X1 brings new exterior accents, minor interior updates and an improved BMW ConnectedDrive system. Show More Summary
We may have known it was coming, but that didn’t make it any easier to hear… Holden has announced its intentions to cease manufacturing in Australia, with 2017 being the carmaker’s final year on home soil. So with Ford and now Holden...Show More Summary
BMW M4 IN AUSTRALIA MID-2014 BMW's new M4 Coupe and M3 Sedan are official at last, debuting after more than a year of rumours, spy photos, concepts and leaked images. Today's online unveiling also follows a flood of leaked images that surfaced online yesterday, revealing a first proper look at BMW M's muscly new strassenmeisters. Show More Summary
The BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe have been unveiled, revealing a pair of all-new sports cars set to launch simultaneously and go on sale in Australia in mid 2014. The first-ever generation of the BMW M4 nameplate and the … Continue reading ? The post BMW M3, M4 twins revealed: 317kW, 550Nm, 0-100km/h in 4.1sec appeared first on CarAdvice.
Mitsubishi has Australia’s most satisfied new-car customers according to a new consumer rating survey. Mitsubishi claimed top honours ahead of BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mazda, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen in the 2013 Canstar Blue car...Show More Summary
The Lexus RC coupe is less than a year away from landing in Australia, the local division of the luxury car brand hopes, with petrol hybrid and V6-only power initially destined for the Japanese BMW 4 Series rival. Following its … Continue reading ? The post Lexus RC confirmed for Australia late 2014, convertible and V8 to follow appeared first on CarAdvice.
BMW Australia is recalling 2893 vehicles across six model lines due to a fault that could affect the vehicles’ braking performance. Part of a global recall of approximately 176,000 cars, the local recall affects 116 BMW 1 Series hatches;...Show More Summary
The updated BMW 5 Series range has officially launched in Australia, offering refreshed styling, enhanced equipment levels, powertrain upgrades and a revised price list. On sale since July, the facelfited BMW 5 Series range – comprising sedan, Touring wagon and … Continue reading ? The post BMW 5 Series: facelifted range launches locally from $79,900 appeared first on CarAdvice.
The Alfa Giulia, the long-delayed replacement for the 159 (above), may not be sold in Australia when it’s eventually released. The Italian brand’s rival for the likes of the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class had been due to go … Continue reading ? The post Alfa Romeo 3 Series rival may not come to Australia appeared first on CarAdvice.
2014 BMW 2 SERIES BMW's new 2 Series Coupe has finally gone official, just hours after a series of press images (smaller versions of these new shots) made their way on to the 'net. Shown here in top-shelf M235i and mid-spec 220d form, the new 2 Series has revealed both ends of its offer, targeting performance enthusiasts and frugal lifestylers alike. Show More Summary
Nissan’s new Altima sedan will arrive in Australia next month, priced from $29,990 plus on-roads. Set to replace the Maxima in Nissan’s local line-up, the Altima will be available with a choice of two petrol engines and four trim levels, rounding out at $45,390 plus on-roads for the range-topping Ti-S. Show More Summary