Car News

Tramontana XTR with 888hp Mercedes-Benz twin-turbo V12

Aug 05, 2012

Spanish specialist car maker Tramontana is developing an insane new sports car called the Tramontana XTR. In terms of power-to-weight ratio, it doesn’t get much better than this. The XTR will be the company’s successor to...

Porsche 918 Spyder production car revealed in video?

Aug 04, 2012

A new video – which has since been set to private – seems to reveal the all-new Porsche 918 Spyder in production form. Only concept and prototype versions have been shown up until now. By...

Australian vehicle sales for July 2012 – Veloster holding on

Aug 03, 2012

The official VFACTS figures for Australian new vehicle registrations for July 2012 are out, and, contrary to what most were anticipating, the Hyundai Veloster has managed to hold off the popular new Toyota 86. Overall,...

Ford Fiesta Metal limited edition on sale in Australia from $22,990

Aug 02, 2012

Like the other various car manufacturers that are also bringing out black-themed limited editions, Ford is introducing the 2012 Ford Fiesta Metal. It comes with more presence and more power. The first thing you’ll notice...

New Honda S2000 successor not a priority – report

Aug 02, 2012

Honda is a bit left out in the rear-drive sports car segment these days, especially since the Honda S2000 went out of production in 2009. Is there a new S2000 successor on the horizon though?...

2012 BMW M135i hatch on sale in Australia from $68,400

Aug 02, 2012

BMW Australia has announced pricing details for the potent little 2012 BMW M135i hatch. The M135i is seen as a hatch version of the wicked BMW 1 Series M Coupe. The BMW M135i hatch is...

Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo on sale in Australia from $31,990

Aug 01, 2012

Hyundai Australia has announced pricing for the new Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo. Hyundai initially opted to share the RRP with its Facebook fans, before officially announcing the $31,990 price tag. In the lead up to...

2012 Ford Focus ST on sale in Australia priced from $38,290

Aug 01, 2012

Ford Australia has announced the all-new 2012 Ford Focus ST, including specifications and pricing details. The hot hatch hits the market at $38,290, sporting a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and various performance highlights. The Focus ST...

Opel Corsa, Astra GTC, and Insignia Australian pricing and specs

Aug 01, 2012

Opel has landed in Australia and introduced four of its latest vehicles; the entry level Opel Corsa, the Opel Astra, Opel Astra GTC, and the company’s flagship Opel Insignia. The new models will arrive in...

BMW 520d Gran Turismo joins new range in Australia

Jul 31, 2012

BMW Australia has announced the updated 5 Series Gran Turismo range, including introducing the new entry-level BMW 520d Gran Turismo. Economy has been improved across the board, while power has been increased for the 530d....

Hyundai Veloster Turbo ‘R-Spec’ in the works?

Jul 30, 2012

With the Australian launch of the Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo literally just one week away, word is already coming through that an even higher performance version could be on the way; the Hyundai Veloster Turbo...

2013 Lexus LS 460 revealed, including F Sport UPDATE

Jul 30, 2012

The 2013 Lexus LS 460 has been revealed, showing off a stealthy new design, in tune with Lexus’s latest styling philosophy. Highlights include the big spindle grille at the front, and the introduction of an...