Diesel

2019 Mitsubishi Triton unveiled with tougher look

Nov 09, 2018

As promised, the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton makes its debut today. It has just been unveiled in Bangkok, Thailand, where it is badged as the 2019 Mitsubishi L200. The 2019 Triton showcases a fresh new exterior...

HSV SportCat R special edition on sale from $65,990

Nov 09, 2018

HSV is announcing a new special edition version of the SportsCat, called the SportsCat R. It comes in at the perfect time, as more and more dual-cab 4×4 utes hit the market in special edition...

Toyota HiLux GR Sport announced for Latin America

Nov 08, 2018

Toyota’s Gazoo Racing motorsport partner has turned its attention to the trusty HiLux, creating a unique edition which has just made its debut at the Sao Paulo motor show in Brazil. Welcome to the Toyota...

2019 BMW X1 & X2 on sale in Australia, price cuts of up to $3700

Nov 08, 2018

BMW Australia is announcing some updates for the X1 and X2 SUV range, with some price cuts for some models, and boosted value and equipment levels across the board. These come in as the 2019...

Dahler develops upgrades for BMW X4 M40i & M40d

Nov 07, 2018

Swiss tuning company Dahler Design & Technik has come up with a neat upgrade package for the new BMW X4 M40i and M40d, including power boosts for the engines. Starting with the motors. Dahler has devised a...

2019 BMW 8 Series Convertible officially unveiled

Nov 02, 2018

The covers are off the all-new BMW 8 Series convertible, showcasing the same elegant design as the new coupe but with the added appeal of being able to take its top off. Two main variants...

2018 Mazda BT-50 GT review (video)

Oct 28, 2018

Welcome to the top-of-the-range Mazda BT-50 GT. When it comes to diesel dual-cab utes, the BT-50 is one of the strongest competitors in terms of engine size and power. You’re looking at the likes of...

2018 Isuzu MU-X LS-U review

Oct 25, 2018

If you’re after a practical, go-anywhere 7-seat SUV, the 2018 Isuzu MU-X is definitely a product that should be on your shortlist. We’ve just spent a week with the mid-level LS-U variant, and we can’t...

2019 Ford Ranger deliveries delayed, potential weld defect

Oct 19, 2018

Ford Australia is having to postpone the delivery of some 2019 Ford Ranger and Everest vehicles due to a potential build defect to do with the driveline. PerformanceDrive understands some dealers are withholding delivery of...

2019 BMW X7 unveiled as new flagship SUV

Oct 17, 2018

Welcome to the biggest, most luxurious SUV BMW has ever conceived. It’s called the BMW X7, and it has just been unveiled as the company’s new flagship X series. Starting with the power sources, buyers...

Audi fined $1.3 billion for V6, V8 diesel emissions violations

Oct 16, 2018

In another big blow to Volkswagen Group and its finances, Audi has just been slapped with a whopping 800-million-euro fine (about AU$1.3 billion). It was handed out by German prosecutors for emissions-related issues with its...

2019 Mitsubishi Triton debut confirmed for November 9

Oct 16, 2018

It’s been confirmed, the next-gen, 2019 Mitsubishi Triton (also called L200 overseas) will be unveiled on November 9. A teaser has been sent out to build anticipation. The Triton celebrates its 40th anniversary this year,...

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