ANCAP has awarded five-star crash safety ratings to Nissan Altima and Pulsar hatch, Ford EcoSport, Isuzu D-Max, MU-X, Fiat Panda, Toyota HiLux, Suzuki S-Cross, and M-B CLA.
Suzuki has announced drive-away pricing as an introductory offer for the new S-Cross for the month of January 2014.
Toyota’s Corolla and Camry are on track for major sales triumphs in 2013 with just weeks to run until year’s end, with the Corolla likely to become Australia’s best-selling car.
Porsche is expanding its range with what the company boldly calls, “a whole new class of vehicle” in the shape of the high-performance all-wheel-drive Macan, set for launch in Australia mid-2014.
Car air conditioning got what you might call a bit of a frosty reception when it first came out, but only because it cost so much – around $6800 in today’s money for a simple cooling system you couldn’t even turn off.
After a week or two of pictures and information being leaked on the internet, the new generation WRX has broken cover today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, featuring a new engine, technology and styling.
The Subaru Levorg concept tourer has been unveiled at the Tokyo motor Show, showcasing new engines and the latest safety technology from Subaru.
Being unveiled at the Los Angeles Motor Show, the 2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition pays homage to the original Jeep (Willys) that was produced to support American troops in WWII.
The 2014 Nissan GT-R Nismo (with track options) has retained its crown as the fastest volume production car around the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit (known as the Green Hell) in Germany, lapping the ‘Ring in just 7 minutes 8.679 seconds.
Ahead of today’s Tokyo Motor Show, Honda, yesterday, showcased the latest Honda Civic Type R development car at its in-house test track in Tochigi, Japan.
The new MINI made its worldwide debut yesterday at MINI’s UK production plant in Oxford and features all-new vehicle architecture, refreshed design and a range of new engines.
Three motor shows and three new model reveals for Porsche. The new 911 Turbo Cabriolet will make its début in Los Angeles along with the global reveal of the Porsche Macan, while the Panamera Turbo S will be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show. Almost simultaneously, the 918 Spyder super sports car will be premiered to the Chinese and US public in Guangzhou and Los Angeles.
VW Group has told Practical Motoring this morning (November 18) that only a small number of Skodas and Audis fitted with the companies’ seven-speed DSG gearbox (DQ200), will be getting recall notices for replacement of synthetic oil.
The Subaru Legacy (Liberty) Concept will make its world premiere at the 2013 Los Angeles Motor Show on Wednesday 20 November (in just four days time), hinting at the design direction for an all-new version of Subaru’s flagship Legacy (known as the Liberty here in Australia) model.
VW’s seven-speed DSG problems do not appear to be over as the company also announces separate recalls of Amarok and Tiguan models.