Hybrid

McLaren Speedtail debuts October 26, ‘over 1000hp’

Oct 13, 2018

It’s been confirmed, the McLaren Speedtail will be unveiled online on October 26. This will be shortly after a private showing for the 106 clients who have placed an order. So far we know the...

Jeep Renegade hybrid in the pipeline, part of electrified vehicle push

Oct 10, 2018

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is about to kick off its electrified powertrain plans, with development work now underway on a Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid. The new version is set to arrive by around 2020. The company...

Toyota Corolla Gazoo Racing hot hatch on the cards – report

Oct 05, 2018

Rumours are afloat again surrounding the possibility of Toyota finally launching a hot hatch version of the ever-popular Corolla to compete with the likes of the Hyundai i30 N and Peugeot 308 GTi. According to...

First Polestar 1 prototypes go into production in Sweden

Oct 04, 2018

The first prototype versions of the upcoming Polestar 1 have gone into production as they get ready for their road verification processes, including crash tests, weather testing and driving assessments. Volvo’s Polestar brand, which has...

Mazda plans showroom-wide electrified options, rotary returning

Oct 03, 2018

Mazda has previously hinted that it might use a rotary engine as a range-extender for future electric vehicles, but now the company has confirmed it is happening. Like many carmakers, Mazda is planning to launch...

Infiniti Project Black S concept debuts potent twin-turbo hybrid tech

Sep 28, 2018

Check out this racy sports coupe. It’s called the Infiniti Project Black S, and it’s pitched as a design study to inspire future models. It showcases an advanced hybrid powertrain derived from Formula 1 technology,...

DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4×4 revealed as new plug-in hybrid SUV

Sep 26, 2018

Citroen’s premium brand has launched a new hybrid SUV called the DS 7 Crossover E-Tense 4×4. It’s pitched as a premium SUV, based on the DS 7, that offers fully electric driving capability. It’s all...

2019 Lexus ES 300h on sale in Australia from $59,888

Sep 21, 2018

The striking 2019 Lexus ES has been announced for Australia, underpinned by the all-new TNGA platform, with a fresh design inside and out. Just two variant lines of this seventh-generation model are being presented in Australia,...

Aston Martin Project 003 confirmed as 3rd hypercar

Sep 20, 2018

Aston Martin has confirmed it is working on a new hypercar codenamed ‘Project 003’, which will be the company’s third hypercar if you count the Valkyrie and Valkyrie AMR Pro. At this stage Aston Martin...

Mercedes-AMG Project ONE prototype testing continues

Sep 20, 2018

Mercedes-AMG is busy preparing its upcoming Project ONE hypercar, with testing and development now moved to race tracks and proving grounds. The engineers have been extensively testing the new hypercar in the digital world, in...

Unusual Ferrari 488 prototype spotted, hybrid power? (video)

Sep 17, 2018

A Ferrari 488 prototype has been spotted on the streets in Italy, featuring some pretty wild aero parts and big intakes, while sounding mysteriously quiet and hybrid-like. It seems similar to the 488 hybrid spotted...

Toyota Yaris GRMN Sport announced, inspired by Gazoo Racing version

Sep 14, 2018

Toyota’s ripping little Yaris GRMN hot hatch, that we unfortunately miss out on in Australia, has been given a slightly tamed down brother in the form of the new Yaris GRMN Sport. Following up from...

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