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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02 Jun 2021

Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series to be revealed next week

Highly anticipated and all-new 300 Series Cruiser is finally about to break cover after. Toyota Middle East has confirmed in a social post on Instagram that it will reveal the all-new 300 SEries LandCruiser next week. Set to make its debut there on June 9 at 9:30 pm local time,

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01 Jun 2021

Walker’s Fast and Furious Toyota Supra up for auction

2JZ engine… will this decimate all other car auctions? Fast & Furious Supra driven by Paul Walker goes up for auction. Perhaps the most iconic car from the entire Fast and Furious movie catalogue, the bright orange Toyota Supra driven by Paul Walker is going up for auction with no

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31 May 2021

Jeep to introduce new seven-seat Commander model

Jeep expands its range with a seven-seat SUV, though it might only be available in limited markets. Jeep will add another seven-seat SUV to its lineup, this time returning the Commander nameplate on a modified version of the Jeep Compass. The Commander was a boxy SUV available in the 2000s.

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31 May 2021

All-new Kia Sportage teased for the first time

Kia’s most popular SUV, the Sportage, will launch an all-generation this year. Here is the first look at what we can expect. Kia has officially released the first few images of the new Sportage SUV which is scheduled for a full reveal this July. The new model will lob into

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28 May 2021

Rodin’s 1000kW+ V10 engine to be built in New Zealand

Rodin Cars’ high-tech supercar facility is the southern hemisphere’s answer to McLaren’s Woking. Australians tend to claim the best exports from New Zealand as somehow its own, so perhaps we can call Rodin’s state-of-the-art expansion to produce one of the world’s most powerful engines and fastest supercars ‘local production’. The

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Hyundai Ioniq 2019 Review: Hybrid, Plug-In and Electric
27 May 2021

Victoria’s new electric car tax slammed ‘climate vandalism’

Victoria is now the first state in the world to introduce an electric car tax, in some ways decentivising ownership of an electric car thanks to a per-kilometre charge. It has been slammed by the Australian Greens party. “Labor’s EV tax comes at a time when transport is our biggest

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26 May 2021

Ford to introduce new ute and passenger vehicle EV platforms

New architectures will be dedicated to trucks and SUVs as well as passenger cars. Ford will announce two new electric vehicle platforms this week, according to reports from Reuters. The new underpinnings are part of Ford’s $30m push into electrification in a race against rivals that are all hoping to

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26 May 2021

Brock’s Blue Meanie hits $1m at auction

VK SS Group A originally owned and used by Peter Brock has been with one family since 1985. A 1985 HDT VK Commodore SS Group A ‘Blue Meanie’ is the latest Australian-made car to make $1 million at auction, hitting the magic milestone at a special Grays auction. While all

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25 May 2021

ACT introduces two years free rego for EVs

ACT is shaping up as one of the most EV-friendly places to live in Australia. The ACT has taken another step to incentivize buying of electric vehicles, making it one of the most EV-friendly states and territories in Australia to own an electric vehicle. Following on from its stamp duty

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20 May 2021

Maserati ‘F Tributo’ Ghibli Special Edition arriving next month

Tribute to Maserati’s early competition history and Fangio offered in two colour choices. Marking ninety-five years since the first race car to bear the Maserati trident badge made its debut, along with Maserati’s post-war achievements in Formula One with Juan Manuel Fangio, an ‘F Tributo Special Edition’ Ghibli sedan is

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20 May 2021

Porsche Sell Direct app helps owners sell cars within dealer network

Porsche Sell Direct enables Porsche owners to get bids on their car from dealers around Australia. Porsche Australia has released an app for owners to efficiently offer their car to sale to the local network of approved Porsche Centre dealers. The app connects owners to dealers from all around Australia,

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19 May 2021

Original LC Torana GTR and Monaro GTS up for auction

Original condition 1968 Bathurst Monaro GTS and ’71 Torana GTR go up for auction. Two iconic Aussie muscle cars are up for auction with prices expected to fly into six figures. Both built locally by Holden within three years of each other, the white 1968 Holden Monaro HK GTS 327

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17 May 2021

Urban design can help improve air quality

Smart design idea can help to improve air quality alongside roads. Cleaner air may be coming to a roadside near you thanks to a simple but effective barrier solution. The invention of scientists at the Imperial College in the UK, a simple curve roadside barrier deflects vehicle tailpipe emissions back

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14 May 2021

Mitsubishi confirms return to motorsport and performance parts

Mitsubishi will begin entering motorsport events around the world and make performance accessories available on its cars. Japanese car brand and hallowed WRC championship winner Mitsubishi has announced that it is returning to motorsport and customers will also benefit from cars using parts inspired by the motorsport brand. As mentioned

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