Mitsubishi Mirage updated
New entry level priced* from $11,490*; Hatch upgraded with new NVH package;
Cruise control added to Mirage hatch LS .....
Kia Sorento: third generation debuts
New design for third-generation Kia Sorento; All-new bodyshell
improves ride, handling and crash safety; Improvements to NVH and a step-change in interior quality and design;
3.3-litre petrol or the 2.2-litre turbo diesel for Australia .....
Volkswagen Amarok Dark Label
VW looking for big bucks to get into their special edition ute; prices*
from $56,990* (manual) and $59,990* (auto) .....
Ford Falcon FG X Series prices announced
Ford's new FG X Falcon Sedan will offer changes, improvements and/or
added features; base model sedan priced from $35,900* .....
Mitsubishi Pajero updated
The legendary Mitsubishi Pajero has been refined from the inside out,
with interior and exterior cosmetic updates and an upgraded NVH package contributing to a quieter, more comfortable
on-road performance; Pajero GLX manual priced from $50,990* .....
Audi S1 released
Priced from $49,900*; powered by a 2.0-litre TFSI engine;
only with a six-speed manual transmission; comes with quattro all-wheel-drive .....
Mercedes-AMG C 63 revealed
New name, new engine, new technology, same purpose; all-new 3,982 cc,
biturbo V8 engine; two guises – standard with 350kW and 650 Nm, and C 63 S with 375kW and 700 Nm; C 63 S Sedan does 0
to 100km/h in 4.0 seconds; Mercedes-AMG C 63 - new name takes its lead from the Mercedes-AMG GT .....
Toyota Yaris hatch updated
The latest Toyota Yaris hatch - now a five-door only as the three-door
is dropped - introduces a more assertive and dynamic exterior design, a higher-quality interior and greater driving
enjoyment resulting from improved dynamics due to a stiffer body and retuned suspension .....
Honda Jazz: new generation released
Honda’s all-new five-door hatch is outstanding value, with an
extensive list of standard features including the three mode rear view camera, colour touch-screen Display Audio
system, unparalleled storage capacity and a host of safety features .....
Volvo XC90 R Design announced
The visual promise of a dynamic ride is confirmed by the driver-centric
interior featuring R-Design sports seats in Nubuck textile and perforated leather .....
Renault Megane Coupé-Cabriolet updated
The range kicks off with the Dynamique CVT, priced from $38,490*, which makes it
one of the most affordable compact four-seater folding hardtop convertibles available. The sportier GT-Line model arrives priced
at $43,990* .....
Alfa Romeo MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde
MiTo QV’s is distinguished by the burnished finish on the headlight
surrounds, front grille, door mirrors; door handles and tail-light surrounds, as well as its rear spoiler, sports
rear bumper, twin chrome exhaust pipes, 18-inch alloy wheels, red Brembo brake callipers and the unmistakable
Quadrifoglio Verde emblem .....
Hyundai Santa Fe updated
New technology, safety and convenience features on some models include:
Smart Parking Assist System (SPAS), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Hands-free Smart Tailgate, Ventilated front seats,
Panoramic sunroof with ‘ignition off’ function, Daytime Running Lights, Same seven-seater practicality, five-star safety,
benchmark drivetrains and locally-tuned suspension .....
Lexus RC F: 351kW V8 standard
All-new cylinder heads and lighter moving parts have increased
the maximum power of the 5.0-litre, 32-valve engine by 40kW .....
Bentley Mulsanne Speed announced
New Bentley flagship sedan; 6¾-litre V8 engine with 1,100 Nm of torque;
New sports suspension and steering .....
Toyota Urban Utility concept vehicle
Designers included the ability to roll back the roof, fold down the tailgate
into a ramp and customise the interior on a versatile rail system .....
Jaguar XE 'S' revealed
Range-topping Supercharged 3.0-litre V6; High-efficiency
2.0-litre Ingenium diesel; Aluminium-intensive monocoque – the first in the mid-size segment; Exhilarating
performance, precise handling, supple ride; Dynamic design, classic rear-drive stance; Lightest and stiffest
Jaguar saloon; Most aerodynamic Jaguar ever: Cd 0.26 .....
HSV GTS Maloo
Just 12 months since the launch of the GEN-F GTS, the most powerful
production car ever built in Australia, HSV is set to launch a limited edition GTS Maloo which adopts the 430 kW/740 Nm
6.2 litre Supercharged LSA engine .....
Mercedes-Benz B-Class: update for 2015
More than 350,000 of the sports tourer have been sold
since the market launch in late 2011. Now the best-seller from Mercedes-Benz has undergone a major
facelift including exterior and interior enhancements along with attractive, redefined design and
equipment lines. .....
Ford F-250 production line-like RHD conversion underway
Combining exceptional power with six-speed automatic transmission and
on-the-fly four-wheel drive, the F-250 has a five-tonne towing capacity unmatched by mass-market utes and 4WDs sold in
Australia, plus all-terrain ability .....
Holden's Craig Lowndes Special Edition
Holden develops VF model to celebrate 20 years of Craig Lowndes in
V8 Supercars; Customers to receive exclusive experiences; Pricing and specification to be released next month .....
Mercedes-AMG GT revealed
All-new V8 sports car developed entirely in-house by AMG; Two
variants with differing power outputs; Based around an aluminium chassis structure weighing just 231 kg; Powered
by a new AMG-designed, hand-built, biturbo 3,982 cc V8 engine equipped with dry sump lubrication; Seven-speed dual
clutch gearbox; In GT S form accelerates 0-100km/h in just 3.8 seconds (AMG GT: 4.0 secs); Australian release by
Subaru BRZ Special Edition
Subaru is launching a BRZ Special Edition coupe featuring additions to the
equipment list that will give the car a greater on-road presence.; Available from November .....
Ian Callum's new Mark 2
Ian Callum said: “I am pleased that a few more cars are going to be
built.” The cars will cost between £350,000 and £375,000 (GBP) .....
Mazda MX-5 revealed
Weighing 100kg less than the outgoing model and with the
lowest-ever centre of gravity, the new MX-5 enhances the Jinba Ittai “rider-and-horse-as one”
responsiveness and agility that is typical of the MX-5 .....
Lexus NX prices announced
Next month Lexus will launch its all new NX 300h with features
like all-speed active cruise control, wireless phone charger, reverse camera, satellite navigation, DAB+ digital
radio and Lexus Hybrid Drive. Priced from $55,000* for the two-wheel drive model, All-wheel drive models commence
at $59,500* .....
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