Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 EDC released
New R.S. 200 EDC takes the appeal of performance motoring to a new level
for the Clio thanks to the introduction of a 6-speed EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) transmission as standard and the new
Renault Sport enhanced 147kW 1.6 Turbo engine .....
Lexus GS gains new drivetrain and spec changes
Lexus adds GS 300h to line-up - now four drivetrains; Active
safety boosted with the addition of Lane Keep Assist**; Driveability improved across all GS 350 models with
adoption of eight-speed transmission; New features adopted as standard across selected models ...
GM to cease Holden production in Australia
The announcement did not mention when the decision to cease
manufacturing in Australia was made, nor did it mention what recommendations Holden management made to GM
Volvo V8 Supercar engine debuts
Thanks to its compact size and narrow 60 degree vee configuration,
the B8444S is a unique engine on today’s racing grid. Motor sport enthusiasts can expect to instantly recognise the
Volvo Polestar Racing S60s in 2014 thanks to the engine’s distinctive soundtrack .....
Nissan 370Z now cheaper
The exciting Nissan 370Z is now even greater value, with Nissan
announcing new pricing for their iconic sports car .....
GM to drop Chevrolet as mainstream brand in Europe
General Motors has confirmed that the Chevrolet brand will no longer
have a mainstream presence in western and eastern Europe from 2016 .....
2015 Ford Mustang revealed
All-new design inspired by 50 years of Mustang heritage; new Mustang
going global with three engines – 5.0-litre V8, a 3.7-litre V6 and an all-new 2.3-litre EcoBoost® engine (V8 and 2.3
litre EcoBoost coming to Australia); Production commences Q3 2014 in USA .....
Suzuki S-Cross release imminent
S-Cross is far more than just a cross-over vehicle – it is the
pleasant blend of family-friendliness and safety, performance and emotion and is said to deliver driving pleasure .....
Audi Q1 for 2016
As the entry point into the SUV line-up, the new model is
intended to make a contribution to the company’s growth .....
Jeep Wrangler Dragon Edition
Limited edition Wrangler Dragon features striking styling package;
Unique exterior and interior appointments available for the first time on Wrangler .....
Maserati Quattroporte GTS here in January
Competing against Next Car's favourite large saloon the Jaguar XJ,
together with a few other prestige sedans, the Quattroporte remains faithful in style, design and sound to Maserati’s former
luxury saloons .....
Isuzu MU-X release imminent
Isuzu UTE's new family-sized SUV, the MU-X; Example of Isuzu
UTE's collaboration with GM; 3-litre diesel engine; Manual 4x4 or automatic 4x2/4x4; 3 tonne towing capacity .....
Honda Civic sedan update
A new black cloth trim, halogen daytime running lights and an
illuminated vanity mirror are now standard across the range .....
Nissan GT-R for 2014
Recalibrated suspension for more sophisticated ride and better
road-holding; Enhanced exterior with LED lamp technology and distinctive front and rear design; Added premium cabin
interior with improved quality and trim options; Expected here in March 2014 .....
Audi update the A6 sedan
Additional standard equipment and a new series of high-value Technik
packages top the list of highlights now afforded to customers .....
Aussies cross America
Rod and Michael began the 3,000 mile journey in their 1930 Ford Model
A at Staten Island on Friday 22nd November with the aim of reaching Venice Fishing Pier in around 60 hours .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit
The Summit builds on the comprehensive Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD Overland
(diesel) model specification, delivering a suite of new luxury features while keeping the price to $75,000* .....
Renault Master supersized
“Sales of Renault light commercial vehicles have been going through the
roof lately, so we now have raised the ceiling for Master customers,” says Lyndon Healey, Brand Manager for Renault LCV .....
Porsche Macan debuts
Like its competitors, Macan aims to combine suitable handling
characteristics with appropriate acceleration, braking, engine power, agility and steering qualities. These
features are teamed with comfort and everyday suitability .....
All-new Honda Odyssey arrives Feb 2014
On the outside, the new Odyssey is bigger than its predecessor
and its exterior styling is all-new design. It features one-touch power sliding doors (on selected models only) .....
Mini: new generation unveiled
Even though the new Mini is instantly recognisable, the car is
completely new from the ground up. Every component has been back to the drawing board in an effort to optimise its
function, performance and style .....
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class released
With three variants for the Australian market, the CLA-Class
embodies the role of the trendsetter, offering innovative styling and dynamic driving capabilities to provide
a lasting impression .....
Holden Barina RS released
New RS adds 1.4l iTi petrol engine from the Cruze; manual or
automatic; RS priced from $20,990* .....
Tent for Honda CR-V
The tent is suitable for all outdoor activities, with two doors
and an access point to the CR-V, extending usable space into the vehicle. Featuring three mesh windows and an
extendable rain fly .....
Recall: 800,000 Volkswagen Tiguans
Although Volkswagen Group Australia are not talking numbers at the
present time Next Car can confirm that approximately 800,000 vehicles are affected .....
Volkswagen recall 239,000 Amaroks
In order to avoid any accidental damage to the fuel lines a chafe
protector is being fitted at the affected points as part of a global recall programme .....
Mazda CX-5 updated
Pricing for Maxx and Maxx Sport models remain unchanged, with
the Safety Pack available for $1,490* on the Maxx Sport. There is a increase of $400* and $800* for Grand
Touring and Akera respectively .....
BMW 2-Series Coupe for 2014
As well as a stand alone appearance and increased dimensions,
there is also greater depth to its product substance in terms of both technology and standard equipment .....
Ford to drop FPV and bring back XR8
The return of the XR8 is timed to coincide with the introduction
of the next Falcon and Territory update .....
Nissan Qashqai second gen unveiled
Nissan marks another milestone with its cross-over vehicles with the
unveiling of the second generation Qashqai. In Australia this model had been known as Dualis, but when the new model
arrives next year it will come with the Qashqai badge .....
Chrysler expands 300 line-up with 300S
New exterior styling and interior equipment on 300S accentuate the
flagship Chrysler’s “Imported from Detroit” attitude and street-cred; Priced* from $47,500* .....
Jaguar F-TYPE coupe debut just weeks away
The all-aluminium F-TYPE Coupé range will deliver in production form
the uncompromised design vision of the acclaimed C-X16 concept, and will complement the existing F-TYPE Convertible
Citroen's new C3 released
Built in France the front end gets a new “smile” with restaged
Citroen chevrons and bumper-mounted LED daytime running lights, providing a steelier gaze and extra expressiveness .....
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