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2018 Audi A8 now on sale in Australia, arrives July

Jun 18, 2018

Local prices and specifications for the 2018 Audi A8 have been announced for Australia, following its initial unveiling in July last year. Australian buyers are being offered four different variants, spanning from the 50 TDI,...

Ferrari 488 Pista ‘Piloti Ferrari’ special edition revealed

Jun 18, 2018

Ferrari is making a bespoke version of the 488 Pista, called the Piloti Ferrari. It’s the result of its Tailor Made programme, with a strictly limited number going into production. The special edition is designed...

Alfa Romeo Giulia QV NRING & Stelvio QV NRING editions revealed

Jun 16, 2018

Alfa Romeo has announced a pair of special editions in Europe. Meet the Alfa Romeo Giulia QV NRING and Stelvio QV NRING. These limited-build models have been designed to help celebrate Alfa’s connection with the...

2019 BMW 8 Series revealed; 0-100km/h in as low as 3.7 seconds

Jun 16, 2018

This is it. The all-new BMW 8 Series coupe. It has just made its public debut at the Le Mans motor racing event in France, before it goes on sale in November. Inspired by the...

Upcoming Skoda Kodiaq RS claims 7-seat SUV Nurburgring record (video)

Jun 16, 2018

Ace Nurburgring driver Sabine Schmitz has taken out a new lap record for a production 7-seat SUV, using the upcoming Skoda Kodiaq RS diesel as the weapon of choice. Yep, a diesel. Schmitz pushed the...

Mazda SkyActiv-X engine to run 2-3 times leaner than regular engine

Jun 15, 2018

Some more details are starting to come through on Mazda’s interesting new SkyActiv-X SPCCI engine, also known as the Spark Controlled Compression Ignition unit. SkyActiv-X is Mazda’s next-gen philosophy for powertrain technology. The first of...

2019 Volvo S60 previewed, debuts ‘Polestar Engineered’ option (video)

Jun 15, 2018

The new, 2019 Volvo S60 will debut next week, and it looks like the range will be topped by a ‘Polestar Engineered’ variant for the first time. A teaser has been sent out on social...

Mazda CX-8 to go on sale in Australia from $42,490

Jun 14, 2018

Prices for the all-new Mazda CX-8 SUV have been announced for the Australian market, ahead of its showroom arrival next month. As revealed earlier this year, the new CX-8 will slot into the market in...

MY2018.5 Ford Escape prices announced, adds ST-Line option

Jun 14, 2018

Ford Australia will launch its first ST-Line trim package for its mid-size SUV later this year, with the arrival of the MY2018.5 Ford Escape. It goes on sale in September. Four main variant lines will...

Suzuki Swift Sport Red Devil edition announced in Australia

Jun 13, 2018

The awesome little Suzuki Swift Sport has been given some special edition treatment in Australia, in the form of the Suzuki Swift Sport Red Devil edition. It arrives in July. Set to add spice to...

Mercedes ordered to recall cars for unapproved emissions software

Jun 13, 2018

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler has been ordered to recall up to 774,000 vehicles in Europe following the discovery of emissions irregularities with some of its vehicles. The German government is ordering the recall because it...

Hyundai RM16 N prototype testing continues at Nurburgring (video)

Jun 13, 2018

Remember the crazy hot hatch concept car from a couple of years ago that Hyundai made with a mid-mounted engine? Well, it seems engineers are testing a prototype, inspired by that RM16 N concept. Hyundai has...

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