All posts by Sean Thompson

Sean specialises in news and road testing. He's a passionate journalist and currently works for a Sydney metro newspaper. Sean is also a car fanatic at heart and dreads the day Aussie car manufacturing comes to an end.

Tesla reports record sales, 22,300 Model S sedans sold in 2013

Jan 16, 2014

The rise of electric cars shows no sign of slowing down, with around 22,300 Tesla Model S sedans sold last year. The sales figure comes from Tesla’s head office at California and puts it on...

Nissan Sport Sedan Concept unveiled at Detroit

Jan 15, 2014

The hits just keep coming at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, with the Nissan Sport Sedan Concept unveiled today. Featuring a sporty four-door design, the sedan concept is a look into...

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept could go into production

Jan 13, 2014

We have the first pictures of the tough-looking Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept ahead of its unveiling at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. There are rumours the cool concept could go into production in...

Jaguar boss announces details of upcoming ‘XS’ sports sedan

Jan 13, 2014

Jaguar has shed a bit more light on its future direction  at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The announcement included new details on Jaguar’s upcoming sports sedan, dubbed the XS, which...

First pictures of the 2015 Subaru WRX STI

Jan 09, 2014

The first pictures of the 2015 Subaru WRX STI have been leaked online ahead of its unveiling at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit later this month. The images show off a tough...

First look at Lexus RC F ahead of its Detroit debut

Jan 09, 2014

After months of teasing the world has finally got a first-look at the highly anticipated Lexus RC F coupe, which will debut at the Detroit Auto Show next week. The carmaker has kept fairly tight-lipped...

Spark-Renault SRT 01E makes first public appearance

Jan 09, 2014

The Spark-Renault SRT 01E made its first public appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas, a year ahead of its track debut in the Formula E racing series in 2014-15. Following its reveal...

Volvo Concept XC Coupe revealed, previews next XC90

Jan 09, 2014

Volvo has revealed the second of its three new concept cars, the Volvo Concept XC Coupe. Aimed at people with an active lifestyle, the concept integrates modern sports equipment with Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture...

Lamborghini Aventador offered with new Dubai apartment

Jan 06, 2014

A Dubai real estate firm has taken house sale sweeteners to the next level, offering customers a 2014 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster along with the sale of new penthouses at the Damac Maison apartment building in...

Honda and GM to jointly develop new fuel cell technology

Jan 06, 2014

Reports have surfaced that Honda and General Motors have agreed to work together to develop new battery technologies for future hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. The companies have been in partnership since July 2013 to build parts...

Gymkhana Six redone with remote control car

Jan 04, 2014

Fans of Ken Block’s Gymkhana series will get a kick out of this video, which is a small scale recreation of the latest Gymkhana Six shoot using remote control cars. The video was put together...

Infiniti unveils image of Q50 Eau Rouge concept

Jan 03, 2014

Infiniti has revealed the first image of its Q50 Eau Rouge concept, which is set to premiere at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 14. The high-performance concept, based on...