Motoring News

Fri 17 May 2019

The forgotten Mercedes-Benz

The forgotten Mercedes-Benz

Among the expansive Mercedes-Benz range Australia, buyers have overlooked the B-Class, despite its compact practicality.

Turbo racers threaten Australia’s Supercars

Turbo racers threaten Australia’s Supercars

Star drivers, well-known cars sign on for opening round of TCR Australia this weekend.

Ford Australian factories given lifeline

Ford Australian factories given lifeline

Last Falcon rolled off Ford’s Australian production line nearly three years ago but there is new hope for two giant factories.

Mini adds even more grunt to its performance SUV and hatch

Mini adds even more grunt to its performance SUV and hatch

Latest creations from famed British brand will compete with some of the best hot hatches on the road.

Hybrid leads charge of the new Toyota RAV4

Hybrid leads charge of the new Toyota RAV4

The Japanese brand’s new SUV is one of the most popular SUVs in Australia, but one vital addition is sure to make the family car even more successful.

Thu 16 May 2019

Massive headache looming for Tesla

Massive headache looming for Tesla

Tesla may have to apply the brakes to its planned Model Y SUV and other future models due to a major production issue that has already affected the Model 3.

Wed 15 May 2019

Hyundai electric supercar that can do 0-100kmh in 1.9sec

Hyundai electric supercar that can do 0-100kmh in 1.9sec

South Korean brand has joined forces with a surprising car maker that could result in a blistering all-electric Porsche rival.

First drive of the electric Mercedes-Benz SUV coming soon

First drive of the electric Mercedes-Benz SUV coming soon

The world’s oldest carmaker unveils its 21st century solution to EV motoring. And there’s a surprise local link.

Major problem with $5m Bond replica car

Major problem with $5m Bond replica car

British maker is building replica versions of the Aston Martin DB5 — one of the most recognisable movie cars in the world.

Mechanics trash luxury Bentley Continental coupe

Mechanics trash luxury Bentley Continental coupe

A Russian Top Gear-style team turns a $400,000 luxury sports coupe into a Mad Max-meets-Frankenstein off-roader.

Tue 14 May 2019

Hamilton’s incredible gesture for sick young fan

Hamilton’s incredible gesture for sick young fan

After winning the Spanish Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton dedicated the victory to a young fan named Harry Shaw.

The car that can read your mind

The car that can read your mind

The latest concept from Citroen promises some huge tech advancements and a bold new look that will deliver a “magic carpet ride”.

Mon 13 May 2019

Volvo reveals its ambitious Aussie plan to trump Tesla

Volvo reveals its ambitious Aussie plan to trump Tesla

New electric car maker is expecting to land in Australia with a big bang and is hoping to supercharge sales of electric cars locally.

That's not a car...it's an insane Alfa Romeo on stilts

That's not a car...it's an insane Alfa Romeo on stilts

Alfa Romeo’s latest potent muscle car is primed and ready to take on the Germans and it has the advantage in a number of key areas.

ROAD TEST: BMW’s new 8 Series luxury flagship

ROAD TEST: BMW’s new 8 Series luxury flagship

The German maker has brought back its early 1990s hero which blends top shelf extravagance with good old fashioned grunt.

Thu 9 May 2019

Toyota’s new RAV4 brings breakthrough tech

Toyota’s new RAV4 brings breakthrough tech

Japanese giant’s new SUV brings long-awaited technology that will be a game changer in the medium SUV category.

Tesla’s amazing new feature makes fixes so much easier

Tesla’s amazing new feature makes fixes so much easier

The American electric car maker is at the forefront of in-car tech, and its latest move will make life much easier for all owners.

Wed 8 May 2019

F1 champ cuts secret Bathurst laps in a stock Honda Type R

F1 champ cuts secret Bathurst laps in a stock Honda Type R

The exercise was shrouded in secrecy and puzzled Mount Panorama locals had no idea who was behind the wheel. Until it ended in a new lap record.

Volvo’s game changing Google hook-up

Volvo’s game changing Google hook-up

In-car entertainment has always been a closed shop, with car makers jealously protecting their domain. But that’s all about to change.

Tue 7 May 2019

Police hit back at dobbing motorist who took photo from car

Police hit back at dobbing motorist who took photo from car

A Victorian motorist who tried to shame a truck driver to police should have thought about one thing before sending this photo.

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