03 Aug 2020

VW’s new Caddy Mini-Camper would be great for Australia

Unveiled in drawn images ahead of its proper debut, the new VW Caddy Mini-Camper would be another local hit for VW if it came to Australia. Sleeping with a big view of the stars in the bush and with convenience is what VW’s new Caddy Mini-Camper does well. The successor

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31 Jul 2020

Ford Falcon XA GT RPO 83 sold for $300K

One of Australia’s greatest barn finds has gone to auction, here’s the latest live result. July 31: Chicken Coupe sells for $300,909! July 27: Grays Online opened bidding on the “Chicken Coupe” this weekend and, while punters said it should exceed $200,000, as of this Monday morning, it has exceeded

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29 Jul 2020

2021 Kia Sorento pricing announced

Kia’s new Sorento will arrive in September, and pricing has been announced for the core model range. Kia Australia has revealed pricing and some specifications for the new Sorento seven-seat SUV range, with a push upwards in every department expected from the South Korean car. “The outgoing Sorento was a

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29 Jul 2020

Renault Clio and Zoe cut in favour of strengthened SUV lineup

Renault Australia is making room on showroom floors for a stronger SUV lineup, seeing the end of well-known Clio and short-lived Zoe. Renault Australia will cut all but one passenger car in its local lineup as it seeks to bolster sales from new SUVs. Pained for sales this already, the

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27 Jul 2020

Victorian and QLD mobile phone cameras turn on this week

Victoria and Queensland on the cusp of activating cameras to hand out fines and points for using a mobile phone while driving. Victoria will begin trailing special new cameras this week to detect mobile phone use behind the wheel and “and potentially other illegal driving activities.” The announcements come as

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24 Jul 2020

CO2 emissions target set by Australian car industry

The Australian car industry has set its own CO2 emissions targets for 2030. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries today announced that the local car industry will impose its own emissions target scheme in light of inaction by the Federal Government. Emissions targets are strict and enforced in Europe, the

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Ford Mustang R-Spec australia
23 Jul 2020

How is it you can still buy a Ford Mustang R-Spec?

Forget burying money under the chicken coop like your nan did, just buy a limited edition muscle car and reap the rewards. With our locked down island still crazy for special locally developed cars, we wonder how it is that there’s any limited-edition Mustang R-Spec stock still left. Though somehow

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23 Jul 2020

New, bigger Mitsubishi Outlander arriving in 2021

Mitsubishi Australia has announced that the new generation Outlander will launch locally next year. Mitsubishi has announced fresh SUV metal will be arriving this year and next, with the next-gen Outlander to launch in Australia in 2021, following the Eclipse Cross facelift expected later this year. Still testing, the new

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23 Jul 2020

Facelifted Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross arrives next year

Mitsubishi will introduce updated and new SUVs into its lineup soon, starting with the Eclipse Cross this year. Mitsubishi has been weathering the storm of lockdowns and a slow Australian car market, but will soon introduce new models in a bid to pick up sales. Confirming the updated Eclipse Cross

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22 Jul 2020

Honda CR-V range updated for 2021

Honda’s CR-V range simplified for 2021. Honda’s updated 2021 CR-V will arrive in Australian dealership from September 1. The facelifted lineup brings styling enhancements and interior upgrades, along with better safety technology and a simpler naming convention across the range. Honda says the SUV’s facelift gives “a more upscale and

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17 Jul 2020

Hyundai Tucson N attack: 215kW and 254kW SUVs on route?

Hyundai’s new Tucson is reportedly ready to reveal next month, and N models are under testing. Reports out of South Korea this month have begun talking up proposed power outputs of the upcoming Tucson N-Line and a high-performance Tucson N, which will follow a full 2021 Tucson reveal next month.

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17 Jul 2020

New Nissan 400Z details, electrification off the table

Nissan’s new Z car isn’t far away from being unveiled. There’s still plenty of speculation around the upcoming “400Z” that Nissan officially teased last month. But it remains as such. However, the motor underneath the bonnet is certainly likely to remain petrol power, both according to a report printed in

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16 Jul 2020

Powered up: 2021 MG ZST arriving soon

New MG ZST brings significant power upgrade and new technology to small SUV. MG’s ZS small SUV will be joined by a new ZST variant later this year, the T signifying a substantial boost in power. We expect it will land into a segment occupied by rivals such as the

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16 Jul 2020

Ford Pass Connect brings remote smartphone access

Ford Australia is introducing sophisticated smartphone app connectivity to its models, allowing remote access, location data and more. Ford’s new Ford Pass remote access technology is rolling out now on Ford Ranger, Everest, and Transit vehicles. Ford Pass will join the rest of the range – such as Fiesta, Mustang,

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16 Jul 2020

Toyota Camry facelift and hybrid upgrade confirmed for Australia

Toyota is putting a more efficient battery into its Camry and bringing a facelifted model to Australia next year. Toyota has updated its stalwart family sedan with a facelift and better technology. The improved Camry is also confirmed to reach Australia, arriving here in the second half of 2021. It

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