Aaron Brendel

Why Ferrari built 500 LaFerrari’s instead of only 499

Enzo Ferrari always believed in building one less car than you think you can sell, a mantra that has served Ferrari well over the years. For their latest and ultra exclusive hypercar monster, the LaFerrari, the Italian supercar giant has broken their vows and will produce 500 rather than 499 …

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2016 Toyota Kluger AWD GXL Review

The current model Toyota Kluger has been a solid performer in the family SUV segment since 2014 but times have changed. Has the Kluger that Australian families fallen in love with stood the test of time? We’ve taken the mid range GXL AWD model through its paces to see just …

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2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S to thrill the senses

2017 aston martin vanquish s front three quarter in motion

From December 2016 asphalt across the world shall play host to the visually stunning Aston Martin Vanquish S as customers begin to take delivery. The 6.0-litre V12 engine now produces 441kW thanks to an addition 20kW from the higher flowing intake manifold which also provides improved throttle response. The 8-speed …

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All-new Powertrains for Formula E Season 3

Formula E powertrain

Manufacturer influence will play a greater role in Formula E’s third season with all-new unique powertrains revealed. For the first season of Formula E teams were restricted to similar powertrain layouts comprising of a battery, inverter, single motor and a 4-speed gearbox. However, as the Formula continues so too does …

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Ford Australia starts development on new Bronco

2004 Ford Bronco concept front three quarter

Ceasing production in 1996 in the USA the Ford Bronco is set to make a return around 2020 and development is well and truly on the way. Test mules have been spotted at the Ford proving grounds in Lara, Victoria alongside the next generation Ford Ranger. Both vehicles are to …

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Subaru in three way fight for final round of ARC 2016

Subaru do Motorsports WRX STI NR4 Group N

The Kumho Tyre Australian Rally Championship 2016 is all set to wrap up with the final event taking place in Coffs Harbour NSW next weekend. Only six points separate the top three drivers and Subaru do’s Molly Taylor is focused on continuing her consistency for the team. The Subaru do …

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Hybrid only Ferrari’s by 2019

LaFerrari Spider

Recently announced by Ferrari CEO, Sergio Marchionne during a 3rd quarter results conference call to investors is news that Ferrari aims to only produce hybrid cars by 2019. The added benefits of improved emission and fuel economy for hybrids are no doubt a factor, however, the added performance a hybrid …

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Tesla hints at glass roof and hidden performance for Model S P100D

The sky’s the limit. Introducing Model S with a new Glass Roof option for an incredible view https://t.co/bEYP8wqWfD pic.twitter.com/zmHT9nZcg6 — Tesla (@TeslaMotors) November 4, 2016 Straight from Elon Musk’s twitter feed comes hints of additional performance for the Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous, their flagship model from the S line-up. …

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Classic meets modern: 50 Years of Fiat’s 124 Spider

Fiat Abarth 124 Spider

The Fiat Spider started out on its 50 year journey as the star of the 48th Turin Motor Show in 1966. Within the halls of the Torino Esposizioni the newly revealed Spider stole the hearts of many with its Pininfarina styled looks, impressive performance and priced within the grasp of …

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