Hybrid

2021 Honda HR-V previewed, e:HEV hybrid confirmed

Jan 18, 2021

Honda has confirmed its all-new 2021 Honda HR-V will be unveiled in February and will come with hybrid technology as standard for the first time. The small SUV market segment is one of the fastest-growing...

2021 Lexus LS 500, 500h update now on sale in Australia

Jan 18, 2021

Lexus Australia has upped the ante on its flagship luxury car, bringing in revised features and technology for the arrival of the 2021 Lexus LS. It goes on sale this week. Two variants continue to...

2021 Nissan Qashqai previewed, gets range-extender EV option

Jan 15, 2021

Some details and a teaser image of the all-new 2021 Nissan Qashqai have been sent out ahead of its debut set for the second quarter of this year. With the all-new model comes the introduction...

Is this the sound of the Toyota GR Super Sport? (video)

Jan 11, 2021

Toyota Gazoo Racing has sent out a preview of its 2021 Le Mans Hypercar engine sound, which could give us a taste of the sound of the GR Super Sport road car that’s on the...

2021 Toyota Yaris review – petrol vs hybrid (video)

Jan 03, 2021

Throw everything you know about the Toyota Yaris out the window. Any preconceptions you have on the light-sized hatch will be forgotten when you get to know the fourth generation 2021 model. It would have...

Lexus previews DIRECT4 EV tech with 300kW prototype (video)

Dec 09, 2020

Following on from yesterday’s story about Toyota planning six new fully electric vehicles, Lexus has also confirmed it is pushing ahead in the area of electrification and has developed a new DIRECT4 electric drive system....

2021 Lexus UX update now on sale in Australia from $44,445

Dec 07, 2020

Lexus Australia has announced a light 2021 update for its smallest SUV, the UX, bringing in refinements to the powertrain, improved practicality, and some updates for the on-board technology. The entry price point has also...

2021 Toyota C-HR GR Sport on sale from $37,665

Nov 30, 2020

Those in the market for a small SUV with a strong sporting aesthetic are now treated to another option, with the launch of the Toyota C-HR GR Sport. This is the first GR Sport model...

2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe review (video)

Nov 27, 2020

Standing at the top of the SUV kingdom, like a lion among a herd of buffalo, is Porsche’s new Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid. It’s not only one of the most powerful SUVs on the new-car...

McLaren Artura confirmed as all-new hybrid supercar

Nov 24, 2020

The McLaren Artura. That’s the name of the supercar maker’s upcoming hybrid supercar, the company has just confirmed. It will be the first series production hybrid McLaren ever. Yes, the McLaren P1 and the Speedtail...

Toyota Australia confirms C-HR ‘GR Sport’, more to come?

Nov 17, 2020

Toyota’s sporty GR Sport sub-brand will soon launch in Australia with the arrival of the first product; the C-HR GR Sport. It will arrive here later this month. To refresh your memory; Toyota’s motorsport partner...

Ferrari SF90 Spider debuts with 736kW V8 hybrid

Nov 13, 2020

Ferrari has lifted the lid, quite literally, on its SF90 drop-top, debuting as the SF90 Spider. It becomes Ferrari’s most powerful road-going convertible ever. For some background, the SF90 Stradale coupe debuted last year as...