27 Jan 2021

Mitsubishi Outlander teases its off-road ability

Next-gen Mitsubishi Outlander due to hit Australia draws heavy styling influence from last year’s Engleberg Tourer concept. Mitsubishi has officially shown off its next-gen Outlander ahead of a scheduled February reveal. Showing a camo-clad model we can clearly see the design influence inspired by the brand’s Engelberg Tourer Concept from

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25 Jan 2021

How to clean the worst mold and smells from a car

The state of this car is disgusting, and the amount of effort required to clean it is extensive, but it is possible to make this toxic bimmer safe again. Sightly mold inside cars is not common and what we have here is an exceptionally ruined BMW 5 Series thanks to

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25 Jan 2021

VinFast models revealed, Australia out of the loop

New carmaker VinFast will launch three sharp new models in the coming 18 months. VinFast has previewed three new all-electric SUV models that will launch in North America and Europe soon, but plans for Australia remain unknown. The Vietnamese carmaker is about to leap from its current BMW-based model offerings

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22 Jan 2021

Bye diesel: Petrol and hybrid for new Jeep Grand Cherokee

Gone are the days of the diesel-powered Grand Cherokee, though an all-new drivetrain promises to fill the hole. Jeep’s new Grand Cherokee will arrive this year with only petrol power, followed by a plug-in hybrid but no diesel drivetrains. (There will also then be the Grand Cherokee L – a

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22 Jan 2021

Jeep rules out Grand Wagoneer

Jeep will not be bringing the Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer to Australia anytime soon. The American brand’s big, luxurious three-row SUV will not be arriving in Australia for the foreseeable future after Jeep ruled out right-hand drive production. Speaking with media, Jeep’s Global Head, Christian Meunier, said that while Jeep

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22 Jan 2021

Electrified Jeep Wrangler on ice, V8 unlikely for Australia

Jeep Wrangler to stay the course with petrol and diesel power in Australia. Jeep says that it’s newest Wrangler products in the USA – the upcoming Wrangler Rubicon 392 V8 and plug-in hybrid 4XE (how opposing are these two drivetrains) – are both effectively on ice due to demand for

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21 Jan 2021

Push for 30 and 40km/h limit on all Victorian streets

Will we see 30 and 40km/h speed limits widespread in Victoria soon? A healthy walking advocate charity, Victoria Walks, is campaigning to introduce reduced speed limits across Victoria and the widening of current school zones. The key targets are shifting the current 50km/h speed limit on local streets down to

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21 Jan 2021

Hyundai’s new design previewed

Hyundai’s lineup will grow larger with the introduction of the Bayon. Hyundai will introduce another compact SUV (alongside the Venue already sold here) that competes against the Ford Puma, Nissan Juke, VW T-Cross and others. But despite the sharp look from these preview images, it won’t be sold here. The

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19 Jan 2021

Buyers “going crazy” for immaculate Aussie muscle car auction

The ultimate collection of Australian muscle cars is going up for auction – one of them has not even gone through the dealer delivery service, and there’s a GT-HO that’s like brand new. Surely at least one of these cars will bust the $1 million mark when the Ultimate Aussie

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19 Jan 2021

New 2021 Honda HR-V hybrid teased

Honda is on the cusp of revealing the new HR-V, a fresh rival for the Toyota C-HR and Nissan Juke Honda has officially begun to tease its new third-generation HR-V compact crossover ahead of the official debut February 18. It’s actually now called the HR-V e:HEV on account of the

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18 Jan 2021

Holden Heritage Collection tours Australia

Concepts, milestone production cars, engines and memorabilia to be shared amongst museums around Australia. With Holden’s proving grounds at Lang Lang sold off in September, followed by the closure of the Holden Design Centre in October, the next act in General Motors’ dissolution of the Australian carmaker’s assets took place

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15 Jan 2021

Kia announces electric vehicle future

Kia breaks into new territory this decade, changing its look, focus and feel. Kia – nee Kia Motors – has announced that along with a new look and slogan, it will launch seven new electric vehicles in six years, catering for all manner of purposes. Shown in a shadowy teaser

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13 Jan 2021

The importance of 800 volt for Hyundai’s performance cars

The Hyundai Motor Group has announced that it will introduce 800 volt electric vehicles, underpinned by the E-GMP platform. A crucial piece in the gap between performance and reliability, 800 volt architecture allows for super-fast charging of the battery and, most importantly, repeatable high performance running. It is something only

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12 Jan 2021

GWM Ute increases towing capacity to 3000kg

GWM upgrades towing capacity on new dual-cab ute contender. GWM’s all-new ute, the Ute, has gained an increase in towing capacity from 2250kg to 3000kg following local recertification, along with a higher 300kg down ball weight. The new rating brings the GWM Ute closer to top tow contenders like the

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12 Jan 2021

Hyundai posts first official Kona N preview

Hyundai’s hi-po SUV will soon launch, the Korean brand confirming some specs and showing the first proper images. Hyundai has begun to officially tease the upcoming Kona N, a high-performance SUV that we now know will house the same 2.0-litre turbo as the i30 N. Shown here in camo pictures

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