Land Rover Discovery Sport,
here in May .....
Recent new car releases ..... here
Upcoming new car releases ..... here
Jaguar's SUV ..... It's sounds like
it will be worth the
Hyundai's ute ..... It's not this one
but one will be
at some point .....
Honda HR-V: not long to wait now
Land Rover makin' tracks
Volvo to expand the Cross Country brand
And the 2014 winner is .....
Toyota Corolla .....
SA motorist needs the cooler!
Improved driver assistance features
for European motor
M-B Sprinter being the first
New driver assistance technology for
Jaguar Land Rover .....
Updates for the 2 big Lexus sedans
Ford GT for 2016
Beginning production late next year, the twin-turbocharged
V6-powered GT hits the road in select global markets (not Australia) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of
Ford GT race cars placing 1-2-3 at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans .....
Mazda CX-5 updated
On sale from 1st February, the new Mazda CX-5 has evolved
with some internal and external styling changes; the introduction of new technologies takes safety to a new
level on the top model, whilst improved dynamics make driving more enjoyable .....
Land Rover Discovery Sport prices announced
Replacing the Freelander, new Discovery Sport is a versatile premium compact SUV
featuring dynamic design with a compact footprint providing seven-passenger seating in a “2+3+2” configuration. Discovery Sport
will deliver a highly refined combination of performance, safety and efficiency thanks to a body shell of high-strength steel and
lightweight aluminum. Prices commence at $53,300* .....
Bentley Bentayga for 2016
Bentley’s all-new SUV is set to be revealed to the world later this
year and its name has been chosen: Bentayga .....
Jaguar F-Pace for 2016
F-PACE is a highly-efficient five-seat performance cross-over
underpinned by Jaguar’s innovative aluminium-intensive architecture and advanced suspension system with
all-weather, all-surface confidence and safety to be delivered by instinctive all-wheel drive and Jaguar’s
revolutionary All-Surface Progress Control technology. F-PACE is said to deliver an unrivalled blend of
performance, style and practicality .....
Audi TT: 3rd generation arrives February
TT will be available in two distinct model lines – Sport and S
line. Both will feature the Audi virtual cockpit as standard, as well as MMI Navigation plus with MMI touch,
electric front seats with Alcantara and leather upholstery .....
Hyundai Santa Cruz Concept
Hyundai Santa Cruz ute concept remains, at this stage, a show car only - no
plans have been announced for its design and production. However, the market opportunities for a Hyundai utility vehicle
globally are very real, not least in Australia .....
Honda HR-V prices announced
The front-wheel drive HR-V is powered by a 1.8 litre i-VTEC engine
coupled with Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology CVT, delivering exceptional driving performance and improved fuel
economy. Its low centre of gravity and sedan-like steering feel make it the perfect companion in bumper-to-bumper
city traffic or the open road .....
Land Rover draws a line in the sand
Land Rover has gone back to the place where it all began to commence a
year-long celebration of the iconic Defender. A unique 1km sand drawing at Red Wharf Bay in Anglesey, Wales, leads the
brand towards the closing of a chapter in the Defender story .....
Volvo S60 Cross Country revealed
Like the recently announced V60 Cross Country wagon, the S60 Cross Country
sedan shares an increased ride height of 65mm (2.5 inches) and comes with the same capable All-Wheel Drive underpinnings
of the V60 counterpart, making it the only truly capable and stylish all-road saloon cross-over on the market .....
Over 1.1 million vehicles sold in 2014
Toyota Corolla is once again the nation's best selling car. A
total of 43,735 Toyota Corollas were sold during 2014 .....
Motorised ice box impounded
An officer saw the man driving the 'cooler' on Northcote Drive, Para Hills.
It will be alleged that further checks showed that the driver did not have a driver's licence (nor was the cooler
registered or insured) .....
Three WA drivers take up walking!
Western Australian Traffic Police have described a speeding motorist as a
"loser". On 2nd January the man was 'clocked' at 211 km/h by radar in a 110 km/h zone .....
GM confirm 2014 North American recalls
Next Car is not expecting other manufacturers to be as
frank as General Motors in relation to product recalls .....
Crosswind Assist for Mercedes-Benz custom made motor homes
First standard-fit Crosswind Assist for motor home with custom-built
body; Close cooperation with German camper manufacturer Hymer; Extensive range of innovative driver assistance systems;
Huge choice of base models, wheelbase lengths and drives .....
Jaguar Land Rover's ‘Follow-Me Ghost Car Navigation’
To aid navigation on busy urban roads, a ghost car could be
projected in front of the car for the driver to follow .....
Lexus GS and LS updated
All Lexus GS and LS models benefit from the upgrades, headlined
by the adoption of Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), ENFORM connected mobility services, SD card-based
navigation that alerts drivers to speed and red light cameras and school zones, and dual USB ports .....
Honda NSX set for January debut
The model will reflect the production design and
specifications of the mid-engine Honda super car that is slated to launch as an Acura in 2015 in USA. The car
features a three-motor, twin-turbocharged Sport Hybrid power unit .....
Spyker declared bankrupt
Despite the guiding principle - Nulla Tenaci Invia est Via (Latin)
“For the tenacious no road is impassible” - Spyker sports cars have reached the end of the road .....
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Pirelli Edition
The super sports car maintains all its unique technical
features - the carbon fibre monocoque, the V12 engine, pushrod suspensions and the permanent all-wheel
drive. The special Pirelli series is enhanced by exclusive equipment specifically designed by the
Lamborghini Centro Stile .....
Alfa Romeo Giulietta updated
Interior upgrades include all-new supple leather seats (Distinctive
trim level), new 5.0- or 6.5-inch infotainment screen, new steering wheel featuring iconic Alfa Romeo ‘Shield’ and
equipped with wheel-mounted controls, dual-zone automatic climate control with rear ducts and chrome DLO (side window)
surrounds; Exterior features include all new ‘Alfa V’ grille, chrome fog lamp bezels, all-new 16-inch alloys with
exclusive design unique to Distinctive trim level, automatic headlights and wipers, front-and-rear-parking sensors
(Distinctive) and electric folding mirrors .....
Mitsubishi Triton Warrior returns!
Limited edition Triton GLX-R Warrior comes with differential lock, advanced
Multi Communication System, 8 speaker audio system and MPSS power amplifier, leather seat trim (6-way power adjustable
driver’s seat), new look 17-inch alloy wheel, Genuine Accessory alloy front nudge bar, flush fit soft tonneau cover .....
Europe's new Hyundai i30 Hyundai
New i30 receives new 'family face' with hexagonal grille;
Upgraded engine line-up and new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission; New Kappa 1.4-litre engine for increased
efficiency; Stand-out, high-value features including Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Bi-Xenon headlamps and
enhanced Smart Parking Assist System (SPAS) .....
Audi RS 3 Sportback revealed
Hot, throaty sound, exhilaratingly free-revving power – the
five-cylinder engines from Audi are legendary. With 270 kW output and 465 Nm of torque, Audi presents the new RS 3
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