Diesel

Video: Volvo ‘Mean Green’ 2100hp truck breaks speed records

May 04, 2012

Ever wondered what the fastest truck in the world is capable of over a flying, and standing kilometre? The Volvo ‘Mean Green’ hybrid truck has just set both records. Trucks aren’t usually our focal talking...

2012 Peugeot 508 GT Touring now available in Australia

Apr 03, 2012

Up until now, the Peugeot 508 GT, with the high-output HDi turbo-diesel engine, has only been available in sedan format. Welcome to the 2012 Peugeot 508 GT Touring. Featuring the same GT character, with various...

Video: BMW M550d tri-turbo diesel tested by Chris Harris

Mar 10, 2012

The new BMW M550d 5 Series uses an all-new triple-turbo diesel engine developed by M Division. Overall power output reads like a meaty V8 spec sheet, with 280kW and a whopping 740Nm. The power is...

Citroen DS5 picks up 2012 Car Design of the Year award

Mar 09, 2012

The new Citroen DS5 has debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show current underway, and it has already picked up 2012 Car Design of the Year award. It features an innovative and modern theme, impressive...

Video: BMW M550d M Performance tri-turbo diesel explained

Feb 28, 2012

BMW has released an interesting video outlining the workings of the new BMW M Performance tri-turbo diesel engine, found in the BMW M550d and X5 and X6 M50d. The new engine is, as far as...

Video: BMW M550d tri-turbo does 0-250km/h with ease

Feb 22, 2012

Just ten years ago it would have been very hard to believe a diesel car could offer such serious acceleration as the new BMW M550d. As you’ll see in this very early test drive video...

Citroen DS4 lands in Australia, DStyle and DSport variants

Feb 20, 2012

Following in the sporty footsteps of the Citroen DS3 hot hatch, Citroen Australia has announced the Citroen DS4. Based on C4 and C4 Picasso, the new DS4 brings a slightly new car segment to the...

2012 Ford Focus Sport TDCi review – quick spin

Feb 09, 2012

The 2012 Ford Focus Sport TDCi diesel is, well, sporty. Forget diesel clatter and black smoke, think roaring 2.0-litre turbocharged engine, and very keen handling. The diesel variant sifts through gears faster than most performance...

Maserati diesel set for mini Quattroporte – report

Feb 08, 2012

Could you ever imagine a Maserati diesel? Neither could we. But such blasphemy may eventuate with the upcoming mini Quattroporte sedan according to reports. Italian supercar makers are known for their passionate vehicles, vehicles that...

BMW M550d and X5-X6 M50d M Performance tri-turbo diesels unveiled

Jan 26, 2012

BMW has unveiled the M Performance Automobiles lineup, including the BMW M550d xDrive all-wheel drive 5 Series, and the BMW X5 and X6 M50d. They feature a new triple-turbo diesel six-cylinder engine. This is the...

TDV6 Diesel Wildcat announced

Jan 24, 2012

Land Rover rally and race vehicle developer, Wildcat, has announced the new 2012 TDV6 Diesel Wildcat ready for racing. The hairy-chested off-roader has only ever been available with petrol V8 engines. Diesel engines are progressively...

2012 BMW 320i and 318d announced for Australia

Jan 20, 2012

BMW Australia is introducing the new 2012 BMW 320i and 2012 BMW 318d, both featuring turbocharged four-cylinder engines. The two will form the basis of the entry-level range. The 2012 BMW 320i comes with the...