An all-electric version of the Kia Soul – badged the EV and with a potential range of 200km on one overnight charge – is slated to go on sale during the second half of next year, and will be the first electrically-driven, zero-emissions family car Kia has sold outside its homeland.
An all-new Audi A3 Cabriolet will become available in Europe from this coming April (and Australia in the third-quarter 2014), based on the A3 sedan and featuring a full electrically retractable roof with a frame made of high strength magnesium-steel clothed in tough fabric, eschewing the trend towards folding hardtops.
The Jaguar F-type coupé is claimed by its makers to be, “the most dynamically capable, performance-focused, production Jaguar ever”, and one look at its swooping lines makes us think they’re probably right. It makes its debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show later this month.
We’ve all heard of buying a TV or fridge and not having to pay a cent until next year, but Hyundai has taken it a step further this month with a no-deposit-no-payment-until-2015 deal on any new Hyundai. The question is, do the figures stack up, and is there a catch? Tony Bosworth investigates.
The new Subaru WRX will make its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show. But a fan site has leaked an image of the new car ahead of the reveal.
Honda FCEV Concept sketch hints at futuristic and aerodynamic design of next-generation fuel-cell electric vehicle launching in 2015.
Late next year sees the Ford Falcon go out in a blaze of glory as the company launches a new V8 model, while in the background the clock ticks down to the end of Falcon production in Australia.
Volkswagen’s handling of the DSG gearbox and other problems has almost become a case history on how not to handle customer dissatisfaction. It seems they may have learnt a valuable, albeit expensive, lesson. By Paul Murrell John White is the managing director of Volkswagen Group Australia. It’s probably fair to
Subaru’s Levorg concept car is set to make its world premiere at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show on November 20, showcasing the shape of things to come for the popular brand.
The BMW Innovations Package has just been released for the 3-Series Sedan and Tourer range, comprising of a host of safety features.
The bizarrely named, and refreshed, Nissan Qashqai – better known as the Dualis in Australia – has just been launched overseas, and it’s headed Down-Under next year.
The all-new Lexus RC will make its world debut at the Tokyo motor show on November 20, with two versions unveiled – the RC 350, with a 3.5-litre V6 engine, and the RC 300h hybrid, with a 2.5-litre unit.
Kia has just announced its Rondo seven-seater SUV has achieved an ANCAP five star rating, in a move the Korean company says highlights its aim to have all Kia models top-rated, including the Carnival people mover which is currently a four-star.