Former VW Group CEO ... "I am stunned
misconduct on such a scale was
possible in the Volkswagen Group"
Recent new car releases ..... here
Upcoming new car releases ..... here
“Using a defeat device in cars to evade clean
standards is illegal and a threat to public
health,” said the EPA's Cynthia Giles .....
Here now: Suzuki Vitara .....
Peugeot 508 GT updated .....
Pick a part to 'accessorise' your new HiLux
More 'gongs' for Volvo's safety commitment
It ain't half hot here! .....
Honda CR-V Diesel updated with limited edition
Updated Commodore arrives in October
There's an update for the RAV4 coming
Volkswagen CEO gone
"I am shocked by the events of the past few days. Above all,
I am stunned that misconduct on such a scale was possible in the Volkswagen Group. As CEO I accept responsibility
for the irregularities that have been found in diesel engines" .....
Volkswagen emissions scandal
“Using a defeat device in cars to evade clean air standards is
illegal and a threat to public health,” said the EPA's Cynthia Giles, Assistant Administrator for the Office of
Enforcement and Compliance Assurance .....
Suzuki Vitara released
All Vitara models come standard with Satellite Navigation,
Reversing Camera, LED Daytime Running lights, 17 inch alloy wheels, Privacy glass and more; RT-S available from
$21,990* (manual) and $23,990* (auto) .....
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider: price announced
Removal of the 4C Spider roof is a simple 'manual' procedure. The soft top
can be removed by one person and can be stored in the luggage compartment in a specifically designed roof storage bag .....
Peugeot 508 GT updated
New Euro 6 turbo-diesel drivetrain for 508 GT variants; drive-away
pricing** of $59,990** for the sedan and $62,990** for the Touring; 508 GT sedan will offer a potential driving
range of 1,636km from a single tank of fuel, with the GT Touring offering a 1,565km driving range .....
Toyota HiLux: vast accessory range available
An intensive five-year development programme has resulted in more than 60
accessories being specifically developed for the new HiLux, including airbag-compatible bullbars that maintain the vehicle's
expected five-star safety rating .....
Jaguar F-Pace: doing "Loop the Loop"!
Gravity-defying entrance for the all-new Jaguar F-PACE; F-PACE breaks
Guinness World Record for largest ever ‘loop the loop’; F-PACE withstood extreme forces of 6.5G as it completed the
giant 19.08 metre tall loop; Dynamic reveal showcased exceptional performance, agility and strength; Jaguar F-PACE is
in a class of its own – the ultimate practical sports car .....
Volvo XC90 gains Top Safety Pick+ rating
“Every Volvo currently rated by IIHS has earned a Top Safety
Pick+, we are the only automaker that can claim that proud distinction,” said Lex Kerssemakers, President and
CEO of Volvo Cars of North America .....
Testing time in Death Valley
Located deep within the Californian Mojave Desert, the Proving Ground
demonstrates the lengths to which Kia goes to ensure the quality and durability of every new car it builds, including the
all-new Sportage .....
Ford Focus RS: coming in Q1 2016
Ford Motor Company’s all-new Focus RS will sprint from 0-100km/h
in 4.7 seconds – making the little hatchback Ford's fastest-accelerating RS model yet .....
Audi S4 debuts
The power for the S models is a newly developed V6 engine with
petrol direct injection and turbocharging. The 3.0 TFSI has an output of 260 kW; its 500 Nm of torque is
available across a wide range of speeds from 1,300 to 4,500 rpm .....
Honda CR-V Series II DTi-L Limited Edition
The four-wheel drive CR-V Series II DTi-L Limited Edition receives Honda’s
new nine-speed automatic transmission. Coupled with the more powerful 1.6 litre DOHC i-DTEC diesel engine with turbo
charger and intercooler, it delivers outstanding performance and low CO2 emissions .....
Holden VF II: prices and specs announced
VF Series II here in October 2015; V8 models boast new, more powerful
6.2-litre LS3 engine (0-100km/h sprint in 4.9 seconds); Bi-modal exhaust and mechanical sound enhancer standard on all V8
sports models; Front and rear Brembo brakes standard for top of the range SS V Redline; Commodore VFII developed and
engineered for Australian conditions .....
Toyota RAV4 update due December
The immensely popular RAV4 will be updated in December with
advanced safety features, premium styling, sharper driving dynamics and a quieter ride. Newly developed safety
technologies that can prevent or mitigate the force of a collision - including autonomous braking - will be
standard on Cruiser variants and optional on GXL .....
Rolls-Royce Dawn revealed
Dawn has taken inspiration from the Silver Dawn, whilst delivering
a world first in super-luxury motoring – a cool, contemporary interpretation of what a super-luxury four-seater
convertible motor car should be in 2015 – rare, refined and the most social super-luxury car there is .....
Bentley Bentayga revealed
New SUV designed, engineered and built in Crewe, UK; Sculptural
design with elegant, timeless execution, balances athleticism with presence; all-new Crewe-built W12 offers strong
power and torque; Launch model to be followed by diesel and plug-in hybrid .....
Hyundai Santa Fe: SR added to line-up
New Santa Fe range flagship delivers purposeful looks and even greater
poise; Sports bodykit includes front spoiler, side skirts and race-style rear diffuser; 19-inch OZ Racing wheels and
performance Michelin tyres; Brembo brakes; Australian-tuned dynamics; Sub-$60,000* price* tag .....
Tesla Model S here
Model S All-Wheel Drive Dual Motor line-up has reached Australian
shores. The line-up include the 70D, the 85D and the P85D. Model S now starts at $106,100* plus on-road costs .....
Range Rover Sentinel by SVO
First armoured Land Rover to be fully engineered by Special Vehicle
Operations; Based on the luxurious Range Rover Autobiography; Retains Land Rover’s huge breadth of capability and
uncompromised levels of luxury and refinement; VR8 level certification confirms impressive ballistic and blast
resistance; Aimed primarily at export markets and built to special order with indicative pricing*^ of €400,000*^ .....
Mitsubishi Pajero: updated for MY16
Mitsubishi's newly-developed integrated smartphone infotainment system
has arrived on the 2016 model year Pajero SUV. On sale now, the 2016 Pajero also features Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB)
radio as standard across the range and a new Terra Rossa premium paint colour .....
Renault Concept Alaskan revealed
Alaskan Concept is a show vehicle that paves the way for a ute that will
have a global calling. It combines a payload of one tonne with cutting-edge, 'athletic' styling to meet the requirements
of business users and individuals alike .....
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