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2019 Porsche Panamera GTS revealed, on sale in Australia

Oct 16, 2018

Following in the footsteps of other Porsche models, the German marque has now unveiled the new, 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS variant. And for the first time, it’s being offered in Sport Turismo wagon form. The...

HSV Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LTZ announced for Australia

Oct 12, 2018

Check out this mammoth. HSV has confirmed some details and specs of the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LTZ, which comes in as the fifth (and largest) Silverado model for HSV. Under the bonnet the 3500HD LTZ...

2020 Jaguar F-Type to debut BMW V8, EV version possible – report

Oct 12, 2018

Some future Jaguar vehicles are soon going to be powered by a BMW engine, a report has revealed. The first is set to be the next-gen, 2020 Jaguar F-Type, powered by BMW’s 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8....

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 produces 362kW at the wheels (video)

Oct 10, 2018

A video has surfaced on YouTube showing the new Jaguar XE SV Project 8 laying down some numbers on a dyno. The readouts tell us the actual power of the engine. What the manufacturer says...

Ford Mustang RTR drifts entire Nurburgring, extended cut video released

Oct 08, 2018

Now this is a pretty sick effort. It’s the Monster Energy Ford Mustang RTR drift car, piloted by drift ace Vaughn Gittin Jr, for a full drift lap of the Nurburgring Nordschleife. The Nurburgring is...

McLaren 720S Track Pack announced, cuts 24kg

Oct 05, 2018

It’s back. The Track Pack. And this time it’s for the latest McLaren 720S, providing some improvements to aerodynamics and some decent weight reduction. The Track Pack for the 720S builds on from the Track...

2019 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series updates announced for Australia

Oct 04, 2018

Some updates for Australia’s favourite upper-large SUV have been announced in the form of the 2019 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series. A majority of the updates concentrate on safety and driver assistance systems. As standard, the...

Sporty Lexus LX 570 S added to Australian lineup

Oct 04, 2018

Lexus Australia is adding a rather racy new variant to the LX lineup, called the Lexus LX 570 S. It’s available with the petrol engine only and comes in as the new flagship. As you...

2018 Lexus LX 450d review: Sydney to Daintree – part 3 of 3 (video)

Sep 20, 2018

We’ve finally made it. Driving from Sydney to Daintree isn’t something we’d recommend you do very often, but in the new Lexus LX 450d it has been as comfortable and trouble-free as it gets. And...

For sale: 1985 Gaz Chaika M14 Russian limousine in Australia

Sep 19, 2018

Now take a look at this dictator’s machine. It’s called a Gaz Chaika M14, from 1985. And yep, it’s up for sale in Australia and with just 30,000km on the clock. The Chaika is a...

McLaren 600LT makes Australian debut in Sydney

Sep 19, 2018

The mighty McLaren 600LT made its Australian debut today at a special media event in Sydney, giving us all a first close-up look at the new track-ready yet road-legal supercar. Initially revealed earlier this year,...

Chevrolet C8 Corvette (mid-engine) spotted at Nurburgring (video)

Sep 15, 2018

Chevrolet has been spotted testing the all-new mid-engined C8 Corvette on the Nurburgring, wearing what appears to be most of the production body. The next Corvette is set to transform in to a proper supercar,...

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