Chevrolet Silverado 1500 selling australia HSV
21 Apr 2020

Success for HSV: Silverado 1500 walking out the door

HSV dealers are selling the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 ute out of yards before cars have even hit the lot. WHILE HSV dries up the stock of Colorado SportsCat utes and sees the end of its Camaro conversion, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 ute looks to be the right product to

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21 Apr 2020

Test drives can be “essential”, says FCAI

As industries across Australia slow down, the FCAI encourages car owners and new car buyers to still visit dealerships when it’s required. The beauty of cars is that you can travel from A to B and avoid interacting with anyone, so long as you have a tank of fuel. That’s

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21 Apr 2020

Confirmed: Ford cancels Focus RS

There will be no hybrid hot hatch wearing a Ford Focus RS badge for this generation Focus. RUMOURS THIS month that Ford would not go ahead with an RS variant for the fourth-generation Focus have now been confirmed by Ford. In February this year, British outlet Autocar reported that Ford’s

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17 Apr 2020

2021 Nissan X-Trail outed in leaked images

This is likely our best look at the upcoming Nissan X-Trail, destined for Australian shores. WHAT CERTAINLY appears to be official marketing images of the next-gen 2021 Nissan X-Trail have leaked online, showing the new model in full. The images match rendered images submitted by Nissan to a South American

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MG 6 sedan 2021 update
16 Apr 2020

MG 6 update revealed, but what about Australia?

MG will update its MG 6 small sedan soon, though it remains unlikely for Australia. Ex-British car company MG has registered design updates for its MG 6 sedan in China – where it’s manufactured – to complement the latest models in the brand’s lineup. It’s a show of force from the

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15 Apr 2020

HSV’s new V8 ute priced: Chevrolet Silverado 1500

You can buy the new-generation Chevrolet Silverado 1500 at HSV dealers next week. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ Premium will be at Holden Special Vehicles dealers around the country from April 20, priced from $113,990 plus on-road costs. Imported and locally-converted by HSV at its facility in Clayton, Victoria, the

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14 Apr 2020

Kia Stinger power bump this year

The Kia Stinger is getting an upgrade, refreshing the hot sedan for the Australian market. KIA’S UPDATED Stinger is set to bring a power bump along with better tech and handling when it arrives later this year. First reported overseas as a mid-life update that would bring an all-new engine

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14 Apr 2020

Chinese Haval building a Defender/Bronco rival

Retro-inspired mini off-roaders are becoming the rage, and this is the first next-gen model we’ve seen to come from China. Chinese carmaker Haval will replace its mid-size H5 SUV in a completely redesigned package. Bringing a boxy, squared-off look and some off-road parts, it appears Haval wants a rival to

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09 Apr 2020

Land Rover says it could build a new Defender ute

Do you want to see a ute version of the new Land Rover Defender? It’s possible. ARE WE soon to see the return of Land Rover’s Defender ute? Maybe. The new Defender’s D7x platform underneath is ready to carry a new-generation Defender utility-body, according to a Land Rover source speaking

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09 Apr 2020

Jaguar joins Land Rover in five-year warranty

Nearly all Land Rover and Jaguar models will come with a full five-year warranty, but the catch is it’s only for a limited time. Land Rover Australia has come to the party and moved to a five-year warranty, but the thing is it’s only for a few months. Temporarily following

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Chevrolet Silverado HSV Australia 2020
08 Apr 2020

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 production shutdown won’t affect Australia

Plenty of GM products will be delayed due to COVID-19-related shutdowns, but local supply for the Silverado 1500 is on time. GENERAL MOTORS has shut down most of its North American production facilities, delaying updates and ceasing production of many of the vehicles wearing Chevrolet, Cadillac, and GMC badges. Caught

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08 Apr 2020

Mahindra cancels $658m SsangYong lifeline

SsangYong’s future is in doubt with coronavirus affecting the cash flow of its parent company, Mahindra. INDIAN AUTOMOTIVE conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra has pulled its investment funding from SsangYong, leaving the South Korean manufacturer only scraps from the table to keep itself afloat. Citing a staggering 88 per cent drop

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Hyundai Elantra i30 N sedan
07 Apr 2020

Hyundai i30 N Sedan slated for 2021

Hyundai’s N expansion plans will come to fruition soon with the production of the new Kona N and Elantra N within 12 months. HYUNDAI PLANS to lob a hot sedan into its N Performance lineup. It will distinguish Hyundai’s small-car performance offerings compared to brands with only hot hatches. The

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03 Apr 2020

Market slumps as Kia moves close to top three

March was not a good month for car sales in Australia, though a few car makers bucked the negative trend. THE AUSTRALIAN car market has posted its 24th month of slowing sales, as March 2020 recorded a horror show for most brands, the industry as a whole moving 81,690 units

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03 Apr 2020

Special 100th Anniversary Mazda models for Australia

Australians will have the opportunity to purchase a limited number of 100th Anniversary editions of just about every Mazda model on sale. MAZDA WILL celebrate its 100-year history of manufacturing with a selection of limited edition 100th Anniversary Special Edition models this year. Having evolved since its 1920 beginnings as

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