VW Amarok sketch next new generation Australia
18 Mar 2020

New VW Amarok ute shown at meeting

Volkswagen has begun spurring anticipation for its new Amarok ute, teasing a sketch during an annual meeting. THIS IS the first official glimpse at the 2022 VW Amarok ute. Shown during VW’s Annual Media Conference in Germany overnight, the sketch of the German car maker’s second-generation model was shown. While

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Golf GTI TCR Australia
17 Mar 2020

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR pricing and spec revealed

What might be the last special edition of the current generation Golf GTI will arrive in Australia soon. VOLKSWAGEN HAS announced pricing and availability for its limited-edition Golf GTI TCR. Named in honour of Volkswagen’s participation in the European Touring Car Racing series, the GTI TCR is the most powerful

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Mitsubishi triton recall
13 Mar 2020

Over 100,000 Mitsubishi Tritons recalled for fire risk

Over 100,000 Mitsubishi Tritons have been recalled due to a fire risk near the towbar. MITSUBISHI AUSTRALIA has issued a recall notice on its Triton ute, finding a fault that could cause vehicles to catch fire. The problem affects 102,616 Triton MQ and MR models which were sold in Australia

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Ford Puma Australia pricing
12 Mar 2020

Ford Puma pricing and specification revealed

Ford’s newest SUV will land in showrooms from $30k this year. FORD AUSTRALIA has announced local pricing and specifications for its Ford Puma SUV. Landing in showrooms form the second half of 2020 around October, the all-new model is priced from $29,990 plus on-road costs and available in three different

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New York auto show cancelled
11 Mar 2020

New York Auto Show postponed

New York will not go ahead with its upcoming auto show in April, moving it towards the end of the year to avoid a coronavirus outbreak. CORONAVIRUS HAS struck another motor show, forcing the New York Auto Show to cancel its planned start in April to after Detroit, now running

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Overtaking legal limit speeding Australia
11 Mar 2020

MPs vote against increasing speed limit for overtaking

One MP has proposed raising the speed limit when overtaking in Victoria, but it has been slammed down by other MPs. VICTORIAN MPs have had their say on a supposed amendment to temporarily allow speeding while overtaking on country roads, voting a resounding 38 to 2 against the change to

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Ford Falcon XR8 ute new Ford Focus
10 Mar 2020

Ford’s new car-based ute takes shape

The blue oval is close to launching a ute that’s smaller than the Ranger and based on a small-car platform. THE FORD Falcon ute could finally have a sort-of successor if Ford’s new passenger-based utility lands down under. But firstly, it needs to be revealed, and secondly, it has to

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Ford Bronco full size leak
10 Mar 2020

Full-size Ford Bronco image leak

It seems there’s a leaky ship at Ford, with images of the full-size Bronco leaking just after the Ford Bronco Sport. NOT LONG after we reported leaked images of the baby, soft-roading Ford Bronco Sport, an image of the full-size Ford Bronco landed in our inbox. This time, the alleged

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Ford Bronco Sport image leak
10 Mar 2020

Ford Bronco Sport image leak

The baby to the Bronco, the Bronco Sport will bring a softer, more affordable throwback to Ford’s iconic offroader. IMAGES OF Ford’s upcoming Bronco Sport have leaked on to the internet ahead of the blue oval’s official launch. Showing what looks like a production-ready version of the new SUV, the

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Walkinshaw HSV australia GMSV
06 Mar 2020

Walkinshaw registered GMSV name last year

Although GM says it’s still figuring out details of General Motors Speciality Vehicles (GMSV) in Australia, Walkinshaw looks one step ahead. Walkinshaw Group, the company which owns Holden Special Vehicles, has already registered the GMSV name. As HSV’s future hangs in doubt, GMSV is the next logical step for Walkinshaw

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Lotus Evora GT 410 Australia
06 Mar 2020

Lotus introduce Evora GT 410

Lotus expands its sports car offering down under with the Lotus Evora GT 410. BRITISH SPORTS car maker Lotus has introduced its touring friendly and more affordable Evora GT 410 to Australia. Joining the Evora Sport already on sale, the 2020 Evora lineup now offers four variants in touring and

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Mercedes-Benz warranty in Australia five years
06 Mar 2020

Mercedes-Benz extends to five-year warranty and roadside assist

Mercedes-Benz beats its closest rivals to the punch, delivering Australian luxury car buyers a full five-year unlimited-kilometre warranty. MERCEDES-BENZ IS the first German luxury carmaker to go to a full five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty on all of its cars except those used for commercial purposes, which will receive five-years coverage at

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Jeep Gladiator Australia 2020
04 Mar 2020

2020 Jeep Gladiator price matches Ford Ranger Raptor

Australia’s only open-air ute will arrive soon and pricing for the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon starts square at its rival the Ford Ranger Raptor.  JEEP’S ALL-NEW Gladiator ute is almost in Australia and will be priced from $75,490 plus on-road costs. The first Gladiator since 1963, the new dual-cab ute which

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04 Mar 2020

Holden sales plummet, 23 months of gloom for new car market

The FCAI has released its Vfacts report for February and none of it’s good news unless you were one of the brands which bucked the downward sales trend. There were close to 300 fewer cars sold every day last month compared to February 2019, making February 2020 the 23rd month

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VW ID.4 Australia
04 Mar 2020

VW unveils it inaugural electric crossover

VW has given its ID Crozz a proper name, the ID.4,  and it’s the first electric crossover to be built by Volkswagen. CAR MAKERS are moving to electric drivetrains and motor shows are turning into virtual webcasts. That’s the current state of affairs in 2020, even if both are forced

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