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BMW i8 Protonic special editions announced in Australia

Aug 10, 2017

A special edition BMW i8 has been announced called the Protonic. And a limited number have been locked in for Australia. These bring a range of unique trimming and cosmetic changes to the already awe-inspiring...

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...

2017 Lexus LC 500h review (video)

Aug 03, 2017

It only happens once every few years. A car that stands out and really challenges the market. We saw it with the Toyota 86 back in 2012, the Bugatti Veyron in 2005, and even the...

2017 Lexus LC 500h review – first impressions (video)

Jul 25, 2017

Lexus has been pretty quiet in the grand touring coupe class for the past decade or so, following the existence of the largely terrible and ugly SC coupe. But it seems the company has bounced...

2018 Honda Accord debuts with new 10spd auto, turbo engines

Jul 15, 2017

The 2018 Honda Accord sedan has broken cover in Detroit, a month after the automaker detailed the new powertrains that will be on offer. Utilising the same platform as the new Civic and CR-V, the...

Aston Martin Valkyrie development continues, gets updated design

Jul 12, 2017

Some more images and details of the awe-inspiring Aston Martin Valkyrie have been revealed, with the British firm saying the design is now 95 per cent complete. The Valkyrie will be a brand-new hypercar, destined...

Polestar pack announced for 2017 Volvo XC60 T8

Jul 10, 2017

Volvo has revealed the latest Polester tune, and it’s for the new XC60 T8 mid-size SUV. It brings more power and driving performance to the hybrid flagship. In standard form the new XC60 T8 comes...

Schaeffler develops clutch to allow for manual hybrid vehicles

Jul 10, 2017

Those bemoaning the decline of manual transmission and the bleak future it faces in an increasingly electrified world can take solace in this news. German component maker Schaeffler has unveiled a module which enables manual...

Volvo will launch 5 EVs by 2021, every model at least mild hybrid

Jul 05, 2017

Volvo is taking a bold leap forward with the announcement that every vehicle launched from 2019 onward will be equipped with an electric motor. This means that Volvos powered by an internal combustion engine only...

BMW i8 Roadster on sale in 2018, teaser released (video)

Jul 03, 2017

BMW has confirmed the new i8 Roadster is coming soon, releasing a short preview video onto Facebook to build anticipation. The BMW i8 is the flagship model in the ‘i’ range, and up until now...

2018 Honda Accord previewed with design sketch

Jun 20, 2017

A design sketch of the 2018 Honda Accord has been released, previewing the 10th-generation model before its international debut next month. The preview sketch follows news last week that outlined three new powertrain options that...

2018 Audi A8 48-volt electric system previewed, debuts July 11

Jun 15, 2017

Audi is previewing the electric drivetrain system that will be available in the upcoming, next-gen A8 luxury sedan later this year. The new Audi A8 will be the brand’s first production car to feature an...

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