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2012 Ford FPV FG MkII range prices announced

Dec 06, 2011

FPV has released prices for the new 2012 Ford FPV FG MkII range. All models will feature a new touch-screen 8.0-inch Interior Command Centre (ICC) infotainment interface, some exterior styling tweaks, and a no-cost optional...

2012 Ford FG Falcon MkII EcoBoost prototypes tested

Dec 05, 2011

Ford Australia has invited a select group of journalists to try out some pre-production versions of the 2012 Ford FG Falcon MkII EcoBoost at the company’s test facilities. The EcoBoost technology in the Falcon will...

2013 V8 Supercars Car of the Future prototypes unveiled

Dec 02, 2011

The Australian V8 Supercars Car of the Future has been unveiled at the Sydney Telstra 500 V8 Supercar round in Homebush Sydney. The two prototypes (Ford and Holden) showcase independent rear suspension, bigger wheels and...

2011 Australia’s Best Cars winners announced

Nov 30, 2011

The 2011 Australia’s Best Cars award winners have been announced, with the Australian Ford Falcon EcoLPi coming out on top of its category, while most of the other categories are dominated by German makes such...

2012 Summernats Citycruise to reintroduce ‘Supercruise’ event

Nov 23, 2011

The Summernats Supercruise event is set to return as the 2012 Summernats Citycruise at Summernats 25 in Canberra next year. The original segment of the car festival was cancelled after various incidents in the early...

Arcspeed Roadster fully electric Australian supercar

Nov 12, 2011

An Australian company called Arcspeed has unveiled an all-new Arcspeed Roadster fully electric supercar. The Arcspeed is based on a Honda Integra Type R. The small kit car company, normally responsible for producing replica Cobra...

2012 Holden Commodore VE Series II SS V review (video)

Nov 10, 2011

The new 2012 Holden Commodore VE Series II SS V in Peter Brock-inspired Perfect Blue is about as good as Aussie cars get; loads of grunt from its American-derived Generation IV 6.0-litre V8; enough room...

SPEED + STYLE + BEAUTY Brisbane show with Dick Johnson XC Falcon, BMW CSL Art Car

Nov 08, 2011

The SPEED + STYLE + BEAUTY Brisbane car show will present some the rarest and most highly sort after vehicles, including Dick Johnson’s 1977 Ford XC Falcon and the one-off 1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Art...

2012 Ford FG Falcon MkII prices announced

Nov 07, 2011

Ford has announced the new 2012 Ford FG Falcon MkII price list, showing added value and significant savings across the range. Ford even says the new model is the ‘most comprehensive package of standard equipment...

Varley evR450 unveiled as first ever Australian electric supercar

Nov 02, 2011

Varley, a Queensland-based industrial transportation company, has unveiled an all-new fully electric supercar called the Varley evR450 at the 3rd Annual Australian Electric Vehicle Conference in Brisbane. The evR450 is being dubbed as Australia’s first...

2012 Holden Commodore SS V Perfect Blue preview

Oct 30, 2011

PerformanceDrive is finalising its 2012 Holden Commodore SS V review. The 2012 Holden Commodore range is available in a new Perfect Blue colour option, featured on our test car, inspired by the retro Peter Brock...

Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG V8 BITURBO on sale in Australia

Oct 20, 2011

Mercedes-Benz has announced the new Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG 5.5-litre V8 BITURBO for Australia. The brutal barnstormer will be available in sedan and estate later this year. Mercedes-Benz is stepping away from the ‘old’ 6.2-litre...