Car News

Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn indicted, misstating pay

Dec 11, 2018

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been indicted for financial misconduct in Japan, following an arrest last month. Ghosn was accused of under-reporting his salary and using the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to plan unlawful financial gain. Ghosn,...

2019 Hyundai i30 N Line on sale in Australia, replaces SR

Dec 10, 2018

Remember Hyundai’s new N Line performance enhancement and options that were announced in Europe a few months ago? Well, even if you don’t, this will come as great news; N Line is now available for...

Genesis GV80 SUV potentially previewed in unrelated video

Dec 10, 2018

A video has just been posted onto Hyundai Motor Group’s official YouTube channel which could be indirectly previewing a new SUV, dubbed the Genesis GV80. The video is a digital demonstration of some of the...

McLaren 720S Spider revealed

Dec 10, 2018

Following an earlier teaser, this is the new McLaren 720S Spider. It sits at the top of the Super Series range as the fastest and most powerful open-top model. Based on the 720S coupe, the...

Italdesign Nissan GT-R50 on sale from a cool 990,000 euros

Dec 07, 2018

It was kind of confirmed already, but Nissan has just handed out a more formal statement that confirms it will produce just 50 examples of the stunning Italdesign Nissan GT-R50 concept, following its public debut...

Polestar 1 testing moves to driver experience validation

Dec 07, 2018

Development and fine-tuning of Polestar’s first bespoke model, creatively named the Polestar 1, continues. The latest area of assessment are chassis dynamics and driver experience, following crash testing with its carbon fibre body last month....

Lexus RC F Track Edition previewed before Detroit show debut

Dec 07, 2018

Lexus is planning to unveil what appears to be a hardcore track version of the RC F at the North American International Auto Show next month, called the RC F Track Edition. Only this teaser...

Renault ‘RS Performance’ enhancement parts announced

Dec 07, 2018

Renault is making its hot hatches even hotter with the introduction of some hardcore enhancement accessories, via a new sub-brand called RS Performance. The company is showcasing the potential with a couple of special Clio...

2019 Jeep Wrangler gets terrible 1-star NCAP safety rating

Dec 05, 2018

Those thinking about buying the new 2019 Jeep Wrangler might want to reconsider, as recent NCAP crash test results show extremely poor safety. So poor it was given a one-star safety rating. Before we go...

Jaguar I-PACE, Genesis G70 score 5-star ANCAP rating

Dec 05, 2018

The latest round of ANCAP crash test results have been handed out, with new models receiving the full five star safety rating. These include the fully electric Jaguar I-PACE, the hot new Genesis G70, and...

2019 Suzuki Jimny Australian arrival confirmed; January 26

Dec 05, 2018

The compact SUV market segment is about to receive an exciting new go-getter, as Suzuki Australia confirms the all-new Jimny will go on sale locally on Australia Day. To the unpatriotic, that’s January 26. Originally...

Volvo sets global annual sales record already, before December

Dec 05, 2018

Volvo Cars has reported a new record for global sales, selling 582,096 vehicles during the January through November period. This is up 13.5 per cent on the efforts achieved in the same period last year....

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