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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE ‘W167’ prototype spotted (video)

Mar 25, 2017

Mercedes-Benz has been spotted test driving a prototype version of the next-gen ‘W167’ GLE out on public streets in Germany, giving us some clues to the new model’s design and proportions. The new GLE has...

Skoda previews new four-door coupe, set to be Kodiaq coupe?

Mar 24, 2017

Skoda has dropped a teaser image which is expected to preview a new four-door coupe model likely based on the Kodiaq large SUV. While most of the premium German auto manufacturers offer a four-door coupe...

2017 Audi A5 & S5 now on sale in Australia from $69,900

Mar 24, 2017

The 2017 Audi A5 and S5 have arrived in Australia, bringing a suave new design language, more advanced standard features and some powerful new engine options to the range. Four main variants are on offer,...

Aston Martin Vantage Red Bull edition debuts in Australia

Mar 24, 2017

The Red Bull Racing special edition Aston Martin Vantage has made its Australian debut this week, showcased to media in Sydney along with the company’s latest models. On hand for the event was CEO Dr...

McLaren previews ‘Hyper-GT’ BP23 model, F1 successor

Mar 24, 2017

More details and a teaser sketch of McLaren’s 2019 three-seater flagship with a central driving position have emerged, with the ‘Hyper-GT’ car featuring hybrid technology and an all-new chassis. Codenamed BP23, the car is something...

New Aston Martin Vantage will debut in 2017, two new sedans by 2022; second century plan

Mar 23, 2017

Future business plans for Aston Martin have been confirmed by CEO Dr Andy Palmer during a media event in Sydney yesterday showing the Vantage Red Bull Racing Edition, with the company head revealing details of...

FCA boss Marchionne keen to chat to Volkswagen on possible partnership

Mar 23, 2017

Talks of will-they, won’t-they mergers or partnerships between FCA and Volkswagen have been circulating for years now. Everything from VW coveting CEO Sergio Marchionne’s Alfa Romeo marque, both sides stubbornly refusing at various stages to...

Modified Ford Fiesta ST kills two occupants, exhaust fumes blamed

Mar 23, 2017

A sad and tragic loss of two lives which occurred last year in the UK has been attributed to a modified exhaust system of a Ford Fiesta ST as part of aftermarket modifications. 20-year-old Tom...

Aston Martin ‘DBX’ SUV will be full-size 5-door wagon, debuts late-2018

Mar 23, 2017

Aston Martin will step into the SUV market for the first time late next year, competing with the likes of the Bentley Bentayga and upcoming Lamborghini Urus. In an interview with PerformanceDrive at the Australian...

Tesla Model 3 to skip beta testing to ensure it meets production deadline

Mar 23, 2017

That Tesla has a lot riding on the upcoming Model 3 launch is a colossal understatement. Competitors, shareholders and those who have pre-ordered one are all watching closely, so the Californian company does not want...

2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S makes Australian debut in Sydney

Mar 23, 2017

The stunning new Aston Martin Vanquish S made its Australian debut in Sydney yesterday, at the VIP unveiling of the Vantage S Red Bull Racing Edition (report coming soon). Aston Martin says it has received...

2017 Toyota Yaris now on sale in Australia from $15,290

Mar 23, 2017

The 2017 Toyota Yaris is now available in Australia, with new safety features and no price increase, except for the flagship ZR. Visually, the updated model brings a new snub-nosed front end and rear lights...

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