30 Nov 2021

Will Kia replace the Stinger?

The Kia Stinger is unlikely to be replaced for a second-generation. The Stinger, first launched in 2017 and recently overhauled, has been hugely successful in the transformation of Kia’s image towards making sportier-looking and more dynamically oriented models, but it has not been a big sales hit. The baton is

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29 Nov 2021

All-new 2022 Kia Niro Revealed

The second generation of Kia’s Niro has been unveiled in South Korea ahead of a 2022 launch in Australia. Kia has revealed the all-new Niro at the 2021 Seoul Mobility Show with a focus on sustainability. Using the latest ‘Opposites United’ design language and “inspiration from nature in design and

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26 Nov 2021

New 2022 Suzuki S-Cross revealed with hybrid power

The next-generation Suzuki S-Cross has 48V mild-hybrid technology. The third-generation Suzuki S-Cross SUV has been revealed and will come to Australia next year to battle the likes of the Nissan Qashqai, Mazda CX-30 and Peugeot 3008. The new S-Cross is 4300mm long, 1785mm wide and 1593mm tall, so it’s slightly

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26 Nov 2021

2022 Ford Ranger Raptor rendered

The new Ford Ranger Raptor has been imagined ahead of its official reveal. Ford has barely finished showing off its new generation Ranger and it has already been rendered as a Raptor. Australian car website Automotive Daily has put together bits from the latest Ranger and F-150 Raptor to imagine

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25 Nov 2021

Listen to the new 2022 Ford Ranger Raptor engine sound

New Ranger Raptor is likely to house a unique powerhouse V6 turbo petrol engine. The new Ford Ranger has been revealed and during the live press event there was a QR easter egg to the new Raptor on the Ford Australia website. There is not much on the Ford mini-site,

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25 Nov 2021

New 2022 Ford Ranger design evolution

A look at the designs Ford went through to create the fourth-generation Ranger ute. Ford’s new Ranger is surely the most important model launch in Australia this decade for the blue oval. Considering the life its ute has breathed into sales locally since the Falcon left, Ford knows that it

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25 Nov 2021

New 2022 Ford Ranger detailed

Ford Ranger enters a new generation and brings a huge range of upgrades to tickle the fancy of buyers, including a 3L V6 turbo diesel. The new-look Ranger has been revealed with a bluff new look and comprehensive rebuild from top to bottom. The fourth-generation Ranger is 50mm wider, giving

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24 Nov 2021

Maxus reveals new MIFA 9 electric MPV

The Maxus MIFA 9 will be a luxury-spec electric MPV with a 177kW powertrain and a maximum range of 520km. SAIC Maxus, the now Chinese-owned remnants of LDV, has plans to launch a new electric MPV in right-hand drive for the UK at the end of next year, called the

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24 Nov 2021

Nissan Leaf e+ scores five-star Green NCAP rating

No exhaust gases and an efficient electric drivetrain help the Leaf e+ achieve full marks from Green NCAP. Nissan’s Leaf e+, which brings greater range via a larger battery to the normal Leaf electric hatch, has scored a five-star rating from Green NCAP. The European assessment program for testing the

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22 Nov 2021

2022 Skoda Karoq facelift previewed in video

  Skoda has issued another teaser for the updated Karoq, a week before the SUV makes its debut. Skoda’s teaser campaign for the facelifted Karoq is still gathering strength. The firm has issued a shadowy video clip of the new family SUV, which gives a first look at the car

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21 Nov 2021

JLR Engineering Director Nick Rogers leaves

JLR’s Executive Director of Product Engineering moves on after 37 years. Nick Rogers, Jaguar Land Rover’s Executive Director of Product Engineering, has announced that he will be leaving the company. Rogers has been with Land Rover for 37 years, starting in 1984 in the British Leyland era as an apprentice

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20 Nov 2021

Andreas Preuninge on the new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS

The Porsche Cayman GT4 RS detailed. The Porsche Cayman GT4 RS was officially revealed at this year’s LA motor show, with Porsche’s GT division answering our prayers by pairing the GT4 with the full-cream motor from the 911 GT3. After seeing the car in the flesh and getting to speak with GT

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16 Nov 2021

Vietnamese car maker VinFast reveals electric SUV

  Vietnamese marque VinFast will debut a new electric SUV at this year’s LA Auto Show. Called VF e35, it’s designed to go head-to-head with the likes of the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Volvo XC40 Recharge and Tesla Model Y. The new car will be available in the US and Europe

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15 Nov 2021

Toyota goes retro with Tacozilla campervan

The Seventies-themed camper was Toyota’s star truck, and it was joined by a TRD version of the new Tundra and a Tacoma exploration vehicle Toyota brought a bit of nostalgia to this year’s SEMA show, in the shape of a Seventies-inspired campervan based on the Tacoma pick-up truck. It’s called

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15 Nov 2021

Volkswagen’s $125m fine appeal dismissed

  VW’s appeal to reduce Australia’s largest-ever fine has been dismissed by the High Court. Volkswagen has been told by the High Court of Australia that it must pay the country’s highest penalty ever for making false representations about compliance with Australia’s diesel emissions standards and there will be no

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