Car News

Mazda6 coupe on the way – report

Dec 06, 2011

Yes, according to international reports, Mazda is working on a Mazda6 coupe. The new variant is expected to join the next-generation lineup due in 2013. A senior source from Mazda has apparently revealed to What...

Video: 2012 Bentley previews new 4.0 V8 engine sounds

Dec 06, 2011

Bentley will start adopting a new Audi 4.0-litre V8 for its upcoming models next year, replacing the current 6.0-litre W12 in the Continental GT. The videos below, one simply called ‘Bentley’s potent new soundtrack’, is...

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...

Eight Ferraris destroyed in big 14-car crash in Japan

Dec 05, 2011

In what has been described as one of the most expensive public road car accidents ever, 14 cars, including eight Ferraris and a Lamborghini, were destroyed in a big Japanese freeway crash yesterday. Some of...

TRD Toyota GT 86 supercharged version on the way – report

Dec 04, 2011

Toyota is working on a higher-spec TRD Toyota GT 86 supercharged version. If Toyota really is looking to revise the personality of the brand, and offer more ‘fun-to-drive’ cars, then a souped-up version of the...

BMW M550d tri-turbo previewed in new X6 M teaser video?

Dec 03, 2011

Could this be the first vehicle to use the BMW M550d tri-turbo diesel engine? BMW and M Division have just released a teaser video of the new BMW X6 M variant, providing a glimpse for...

Nismo Nissan LEAF Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

Dec 03, 2011

Nismo has unveiled its Nismo Nissan LEAF Concept at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. This is a performance version of the otherwise strictly economy-focused all-electric LEAF. Who said electric cars have to be boring? Nissan’s...

General Motors builds 100 millionth small block Chev V8

Dec 03, 2011

General Motors and Chevrolet have just bolted together their 100-millionth small block V8. It has taken the American auto giant 56 years to do it, but what an international impact on the automotive world those...

MINI Coupe pricing announced for Australia

Dec 02, 2011

Prices for the new MINI Coupe have been announced for Australia, kicking off at $42,990 for the Cooper S version. It hits the showroom floors in February 2012. The little MINI Coupe does seem like...

Bugatti Veyron crash an insurance job?

Dec 02, 2011

Could this be the most extravagant automotive insurance job in history? The owner of the Bugatti Veyron that crashed into a lake in 2009 is being investigated by the Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company for insurance...

2013 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder revealed

Dec 01, 2011

If you’re after a vehicle that provides wind-in-your-hair driving, and 895kW of force, look no further than the 2013 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder. The company has just released details on the new drop-top version of...

Koenigsegg Agera R 0-300-0km/h record now official – video

Dec 01, 2011

The Koenigsegg Agera R has just been officially approved for the 0-300-0km/h Guinness world record with a time of 21.9 seconds. The Swedish super-exotic carmaker achieved the time on September 2, 2011. A video of...