Turbo

Mazda CX-5 getting 2.5 turbo, emissions document confirms

Jun 21, 2018

It seems Mazda is about to introduce its new 2.5-litre turbo-petrol engine for the CX-5 mid-size SUV. Well, if a California Air Resources Board document is anything to go by. The document shows testing of...

2018 Holden Commodore VXR vs Kia Stinger 330Si: Sports sedan comparison (video)

Jun 21, 2018

The affordable large sports sedan market has changed dramatically. For starters, you can forget Australian made. And, technically, most sedans aren’t even sedans these days; in the case of these two, both feature a sporty...

2019 Kia Optima on sale in Australia, prices reduced

Jun 20, 2018

Following the overseas reveal of the 2019 Kia Optima, Kia Australia has now introduced the facelift with some local changes, giving it “renewed relevance”. The sedan market is one of the fastest-declining segments in Australia....

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...

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...

2018 Porsche Cayenne review – Australian launch (videos)

Jun 14, 2018

It’s the most popular Porsche currently on sale. And although it might not be a sportscar in the company’s traditional sense, the 2018 Cayenne is the fastest and most capable production SUV it has ever...

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...

2018 BMW X2 sDrive20i M Sport review (video)

Jun 13, 2018

Welcome to the sporty new BMW X2. Think of it as the little brother to the X6 and X4 in the coupe-style SUV range, and the sportier alternative to the X1. Its target market is...

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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