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2018 Suzuki Swift Sport struts its stuff on proving ground (video)

Aug 09, 2017

Some more details of the highly anticipated 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport have surfaced, along with a video showing a prototype undergoing testing on a proving ground. We saw some teaser images yesterday, confirming the new...

Range Rover to launch all-new 2.0L plug-in hybrid in 2018

Aug 09, 2017

Land Rover is getting ready to launch its all-new plug-in hybrid powertrain for its large luxury Range Rover SUVs, with initial details recently hitting the web. The new hybrid will comprise of a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol...

Nissan 370Z Nismo on sale in Australia from $61,490

Aug 09, 2017

The Nissan 370 Nismo has been officially confirmed for Australia, arriving Down Under for the first time next month. It’s set to help broaden the appeal of the iconic Z car. While the 370Z Nismo...

Porsche Australia to roll out recall for 3.0 TDI, following emissions scandal

Aug 09, 2017

Porsche Cars Australia has announced a voluntary recall campaign will soon commence in regards to its 3.0 TDI diesel engines, following the Volkswagen Group dieselgate emissions-cheating scandal. The local arm, in agreement with the German...

Nissan LEAF spotted again, 110kW AC motor confirmed

Aug 09, 2017

Some more spy images showing the all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF have hit the web, showing more details of the electric hatch. Coincidentally, some specs have been found as well through an online configurator. Firstly, the...

2018 Skoda Octavia RS now on sale, RS 245 coming in November

Aug 09, 2017

The MY2018 Skoda Octavia RS is now on sale in Australia, bringing an updated design to the VW MQB-based mid-sizer, powered by grunty petrol and diesel engine options. Skoda has implemented Volkswagen’s higher-output 2.0-litre turbo-petrol...

2017 Renault Koleos diesel now on sale in Australia

Aug 08, 2017

Renault Australia is increasing the appeal of its latest Koleos SUV range, with the introduction of the new diesel variant. This joins the otherwise-sole 2.5-litre petrol option. The Koleos diesel is available as one variant...

Mazda SKYACTIV-X compression ignition petrol coming in 2019

Aug 08, 2017

Details of Mazda’s next-gen controlled compression ignition (CCI) engine have been revealed, as part of its Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030 long-term plan. This new type of spark-less engine will debut with the next-gen Mazda3 in 2019....

2018 Suzuki Swift Sport interior confirms manual, 1.0T suspected

Aug 08, 2017

Some more teaser images of the 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport have been released in the lead up to the new micro hot hatch’s debut at the Frankfurt show next month. Along with the image released...

Mercedes-AMG ‘53’ models on the way, using M256 inline six

Aug 08, 2017

If you’re a performance car enthusiast, you’ve probably heard of Mercedes-AMG’s range of 45 and 63 cars. What’s next? There’s news Merc will soon launch a range of ‘53’ cars. It’s understood the new designation...

Toyota & Mazda sign partnership; co-develop EVs, produce vehicles in US

Aug 08, 2017

Toyota and Mazda are teaming up to co-develop future mobility and electric vehicle technology, and will establish a production plant that will allow both companies to produce vehicles in the US. This has been two...

EPA reveals Tesla Model 3 power output & kerb weight

Aug 08, 2017

The Tesla Model 3 is now in production and deliveries have commenced, so you’d expect all specs to be revealed? Not so. Up until now the electric motor’s power and output, along with kerb weight...

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