Volvo S60 Polestar for 2014
In conjunction with the launch control – and Polestar-optimised Haldex
AWD system – the S60 Polestar will accelerate from standstill to 100km/h in just 4.9 seconds .....
Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430
Honed on the track to excel on the road, N430 – available in Coupe or Roadster
form – boasts a power hike that brings its output up to that of the spirited V8 Vantage S .....
Jaguar XE: here in 2015
Jaguar XE is the first aluminium monocoque product in the
segment and is set to be the most advanced, efficient and refined sports sedan in its class .....
Fiat made Jeep Renegade
All-new 2015 Jeep Renegade is the brand’s first Fiat-made SUV;
Renegade Trailhawk model delivers 4x4 Trail Rated capability with Jeep Active Drive Low, which includes 20:1
crawl ratio and Jeep Selec-Terrain system; “small-wide 4x4 architecture” combines best-in-class off-road
Hyundai's new Sonata partly revealed
All-new Sonata becomes more competitive through innovation in
fundamentals, design and improved safety; here in H2 2015 .....
Mercedes-Benz GLA prices announced
The first version to arrive, the GLA 200 CDI, delivers a maximum
output of 100kW and 300Nm of torque from the 2.2L 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine .....
Land Rover Defender Black Pack & Silver Pack
Two new option packs for the Defender; Contrast leather premium seats, ebony
headliner and privacy glass as standard; Dynamic Stability Control and ABS fitted as standard for some markets .....
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso released
Built on Citroen’s new EMP2 platform, the all new 7-seater Grand C4 Picasso
provides a good combination of versatility, cabin space and accessibility .....
OPUS camping trailer now available
With its unique, pram-like unfolding mechanism, the OPUS
obtained plenty of favourable comment for its innovation, convenience and value at a show in Adelaide .....
Aston Martin DB9 Black & White Editions
Style and visual drama are the special editions hallmarks as they
perfectly emphasise the timeless GT’s sporting nature .....
Jaguar announce F-TYPE coupe prices
Priced from $119,900*, the all-aluminium F-TYPE Coupe, Jaguar’s most
dynamically capable, performance-focussed sports car will arrive in Australian dealerships in July .....
Honda's new Odyssey released
Dynamic driving and excellent fuel efficiency; newly-developed 2.4
litre engine; new generation is bigger on the inside and outside .....
Toyota's new Corolla sedan released
The new generation Corolla sedan is designed to appeal to the heart as
well as the head with advances in design, roominess and driver enjoyment as well as perceived and sensory quality .....
Nissan's new X-TRAIL prices announced
All-new Nissan X-TRAIL is priced from $27,990*; Seven seats now
available in X-TRAIL; 2WD and 4WD petrol variants on-sale from March 2014; diesel-powered variants arrive late Q3 2014 .....
Audi RS 7 arrives
RS 7 Sportback blends the A7’s distinctive design with the high
performance of Audi’s 4.0 TFSI twin-turbo V8 .....
Land Rover celebrates 25 Years of Discovery with 'XXV Special Edition'
XXV Special Edition builds on the Discovery’s luxurious HSE specification,
to provide a sophisticated and premium interior .....
Sinkhole damages America's Corvette Museum
Motion detectors going off in the Skydome area was the first sign of trouble
at the Museum. An early morning inspection revealed a sinkhole had collapsed within the Museum and taken eight Corvettes with
Audi's new S1 Sportback confirmed for Australia
A 2.0 TFSI engine is fitted with a turbocharger,
developing 170 kW and producing up to 370 Nm of torque. The 2.0-litre engine accelerates the Audi S1 and
the S1 Sportback from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.8 and 5.9 seconds respectively.....
Volvo V8 Supercar revealed
Utilising the resources of Volvo, Polestar and GRM, the Volvo
Polestar Racing S60 V8 Supercar has been designed and built to V8 Supercars’ ‘Car of the Future’ regulations .....
Mercedes-Benz CLA line-up increases
CLA-Class range will expand as two additional variants are scheduled for
local release. First to arrive is the CLA 200 CDI in March and then, in July, the CLA 250 Sport 4MATIC .....
Avida add caravans to RV range
Avida have also announced an Australian industry first by offering
a stylish, tough fibreglass exterior full sandwich panel body in three colours, arctic white, frosty silver and
champagne gold, and with a choice of thirteen exterior decal colours .....
Ferrari California T
The model brims has some new solutions, not least of which is its
8-cylinder turbo engine. Maranello’s engineers have made an entirely new power unit which delivers high levels of
performance, pretty good pick-up and an exhilarating 'soundtrack' .....
The Hawkei is a 7 tonne utility, powered by a 3.2 litre
turbocharged engine, which is matched to a ZF 6HP280 gearbox, that feeds 200kW of power and 610 Nm of torque to
all four wheels via a two-speed transfer case .....
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso price announced
The all-new model will feature a PSA’s new ultra fuel-efficient 110kW
BlueHdi diesel engine and matched to a six-speed automatic transmission. Torque is impressive at 370Nm from low in the rev
range at 2,000-2,500rpm. Fuel consumption is just 4.5L/100km (combined cycle rating) .....
Toyota to cease local production
This means that local manufacturing of the Camry, Camry Hybrid and
Aurion vehicles, as well as the production of four cylinder engines, will cease by the end of 2017 .....
Toyota Corolla sedan release imminent
During 2013 Corolla sales totalled 43,498 units, making the highly
regarded small car the best selling car in the nation .....
Subaru Liberty 6th-gen debuts
The new generation Subaru Liberty made its global debut overnight at
America's 2014 Chicago Motor Show, in the guise of an US-specification Subaru Legacy .....
Audi A3 cabriolet prices announced
All-new design language for Audi’s compact cabriolet; Entry-level 1.4 TFSI
COD Attraction model starting from $47,300*; Four drivetrains, including quattro all-wheel-drive for the first time .....
Renault Clio GT confirmed for Australia
Inside, the bolstered, sport seats boast specific upholstery with
GT-branded head restraints .....
Infiniti Q50 released
Choice of two powertrains for Australia; Offers world-first
technologies, including Direct Adaptive Steering™, Active Lane Control™, Predictive Forward Collision Warning and
Back-up Collision Intervention; Fully customisable digital environment for linking various driver settings and
driving characteristics to Intelligent Key; next-gen smart connectivity features dual touch-screens and an array of
advanced functions, features; Q50 medium-sized premium sedan is now on sale from $51,900* .....
Maserati Quattroporte S V6 release imminent
Quattroporte competes against Next Car's two perferred large premium
luxury models - the Jaguar XJ and the Lexus LS - and five other large premium saloons and two higher level premium saloons .....
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