15 Jun 2021

Subaru Forester facelift brings new safety tech

A surprisingly vigorous update to Subaru’s popular SUV arrives in time for 2022. A facelift to Subaru’s fifth-generation Forester is coming down under, with the updated model shown already to the Japanese market. It brings a revised look upfront with some further changes underneath and updates inside, including revised suspension

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11 Jun 2021

Isuzu MU-X nears launch, orders open

All-new version of seven-seat SUV promises new tech and sumptuous interior with four-wheel drive credibility. Isuzu UTE Australia has presented the first images and initial details of the next-generation MU-X SUV, with the order books open ahead of its local release later this year. Described as all-new, the upcoming MU-X

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11 Jun 2021

Ford Bronco wins design award

Retro-inspired 4×4 praised for its “pragmatic, emotional design” at annual design award presentation. Ford’s all-new Bronco has won a design “gold award,” presented by the German-based iF International Forum Design GmbH. From 10,000 entries across multiple categories (architectural, industrial, packaging, user interface, user experience and service design, to name a

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10 Jun 2021

Ford’s new electric ute platform could come to Australia

New architectures will be dedicated to trucks and SUVs as well as passenger cars. Ford is developing two new flexible vehicle architectures that will be crucial in the company’s future development of utes, SUVs, and four-wheel drives. One of the platforms is a scalable battery-electric vehicle platform for the next-generation

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10 Jun 2021

Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series revealed

New LandCruiser 300 revealed and detailed: new looks, new tech, new engines, new chassis, and improved off-road performance. Toyota has officially revealed its highly anticipated new 300 Series LandCruiser. The replacement for the 15-year-old 200 Series, the new model brings a familiar look but with distinct new flavours thanks to

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09 Jun 2021

Chevrolet C8 Corvette orders officially open in Australia

GMSV confirms that interested buyers can now put down money on a new Chevrolet C8 Corvette. General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) has announced the ordering for the new C8 Corvette is officially open via the GMSV Dealer network across Australia and New Zealand. Chevrolet’s mid-engine supercar is available in Australia

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09 Jun 2021

All-new 2022 Kia Sportage revealed

Kia has officially pulled the sheet off its new generation Sportage, showing a radically different design and significantly upgraded interior and equipment. Kia has overhauled the Sportage, its popular family medium-sized SUV, which will enter its fifth generation on the market later this year. Kia Australia is hoping for a

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09 Jun 2021

New muscle car auction website goes live

Classic, muscle and custom car specialists step into the auction arena with 38 cool consignments. SEVEN82MOTORS are well known for their range of high-quality classic, muscle, lowrider and custom cars. The monthly open day “stock drops” of new vehicle arrivals have become a bit of an institution for the Gold

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08 Jun 2021

FCA to run local Stellnatis group including PSA

FCA Australia confirms it will run the local operation for the new Stellantis group including Groupe PSA. FCA Australia will head operations for the new Stellantis group locally. The brands that fall under the Stellantis umbrella are Jeep, RAM, Abarth, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo, Citroen and Peugeot. Stepping up

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08 Jun 2021

Volvo XC40 Recharge electric priced at $76,990

Volvo Australia confirms local pricing and specification for the new XC40 Recharge Pure Electric SUV ahead of a third-quarter Australian launch. Volvo has confirmed pricing and specification for its first all-electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric. The model will land in Australia later this year priced at $76,990 before

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07 Jun 2021

Fiat to sell only electric cars

Fiat announces that it will sell only battery-electric cars from 2030. “Between 2025 and 2030, our product line-up will gradually become electric-only. This will be a radical change for Fiat,” revealed boss Oliver Francois. “It is our duty to bring to market electric cars that cost no more than those

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07 Jun 2021

Volvo plans to recycle nearly all of its parts

Volvo plans to recycle components and reuse parts to reduce its overall emissions, from production to the road. Volvo says that it will be using entirely recycled parts by 2040, with materials such as metals recycled into new parts like transmissions. It is part of a ‘circular business philosophy that

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04 Jun 2021

Is this what the new Kia Sportage looks like?

New Kia Sportage reveal is closing in…and the first theoretical renderings are popping up. Earlier this week, Kia showed us the first official teaser images of the upcoming fifth-generation Sportage SUV, and now it has been rendered to life. The work of Gotcha Cars, the images show a reasonably accurate

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03 Jun 2021

Isuzu D-Max sales soar as Toyota dominates Vfacts in May 2021

Isuzu D-max jumps up the sales charts and Toyota leads the market in a strong month for Aussie car sales. Car sales are booming once again following a trough of poor months during the peak of lockdowns when consumer sentiment was wavering. However, sales are now exceeding 100,000 units per

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03 Jun 2021

Land Rover Defender crowned best designed car in the world

A third win for Land Rover in design category at annual World Car of the Year awards. Land Rover’s new Defender has been judged the 2021 World Car Design of the Year, as part of the annual World Car Awards that recognise automotive excellence. Highlighting new vehicles with innovation and

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