Audi launches ‘performance’

Audi launches ‘performance’ models EMBATTLED car maker Audi has thrown its hefty performance and efficiency capabilities behind a new model designation – to be simply known as ‘performance’ – with models to carry the RS branding. The Audi RS 6 Avant performance and Audi RS 7 Sportback performance further hone the brand’s sporty profile, with their 4.0 TFSI engine with […]

Plug-in hybrid and loaded sport edition join revised C-Class range

2019 Mercedes-AMG C-Class Sedan THE addition of a powerful and efficient new plug-in hybrid variant of the popular Mercedes-Benz C-Class headlines revisions to the line-up of one of Australia’s favourite premium medium-sized vehicles. Powered by the third generation of Mercedes-Benz hybrid technology, the C 300 e Sedan replaces the C 350 e Sedan as the petrol electric hybrid model in […]

Honda launches next generation CR-V

HONDA has lifted the covers off its brand new CR-V, the fifth generation of what it calls its ultimate family SUV, continuing to innovate and deliver more value to the brand’s customers. Hitting the market at a starting price just over $30,000 for the base VTi model, the new CR-V sits on an all-new platform architecture, which brings with it […]

Launched: 2018 MG ZS

FORMER British brand MG, now known as MG Motor and owned by giant Chinese car maker SAIC Motor Corporation, has launched its second SUV within a year, taking the covers of its new ZS compact SUV in Sydney earlier today, bringing with it a 5-star ANCAP safety rating. The new model comes in two variants, with the entry level ZS […]

SUV sales defy market dip

Toyota Hilux a best seller again DESPITE a dip in the market, sales of Sport Utility Vehicles (aka SUVs) defied the overall market trend last month with three of the four SUV segments recording gains during May compared with the same month last year. Small, medium and upper large segment SUVs gained ground in May despite a 2.1 per cent […]

Maserati announces new models in electrified future

ITALIAN car maker Maserati is set to benefit from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ €5 billion investment program, announcing plans for a range of new models to be developed, electrified and produced in Italy. All of Maserati’s new models will be 100 per cent made in Italy and will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems capable of providing both innovation, and […]

BT-50 set for tough new look

AUSTRALIAN ute fans are about to get an exclusive new look BT-50, with Mazda set to launch a boldly redesigned version of the popular model in May, with significant front end changes included. In its second and most comprehensive update since its launch in 2011, the BT-50 will do away with curving lines to strengthen the ute’s impressive road stance, with the […]

Levorg boosted for 2018

A 1.6-litre turbocharged four cylinder boasting 125kW of power and 250Nm of torque, the debut of auto vehicle hold, and a new feature packed STi Sport variant will provide the cornerstones to the significantly improved 2018 Subaru Levorg wagon range. The all-wheel-drive lineup gets a revised front bumper and grille, smart rear view mirror, front view monitor, dusk sensing steering […]