Kevin J Lee

Lamborghini Huracan Performante destroyed after pump mishap

Imagine filling up at a service station and the next thing you know, your car is on fire. That’s exactly what happened to one unlucky owner of a Lamborghini Huracan Performante in the U.S. The car was one of a pair of Lamborghinis which were on their way home from …

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2018 Range Rover Velar D240 SE Review

What is it? The Velar is the fourth addition to Range Rover’s burgeoning line-up that started with the original Range Rover in 1970. It fills the space between the baby Range Rover Evoque and flagship Range Rover Sport. Described by Land Rover’s Chief Design Officer, Gerry McGovern as “the avant …

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2018 Renault Megane R.S. on sale now from $44,990

Renault has announced the highly anticipated Megane R.S. will arrive in Australia in September priced from $44,990 plus on-road costs. Available in both manual and EDC twin-clutch automatic transmission for the first time, the French hot hatch also features a first in class four-wheel-steering system. Powering the car is a …

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Mercedes-Benz may offer V8-powered X-Class

Mercedes-Benz is ready to drop a V8 petrol engine into the X-Class ute, if customers demand it. Speaking to our friends at Drive, head of X-Class engineering, Frank Schumacher said the company isn’t prepared to upgrade its diesel V6 to beat its closest rival, the Volkswagen Amarok, but will take …

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Report: Next Volkswagen Beetle to be a four-door EV

Volkswagen is reportedly contemplating turning the next-generation Beetle into a pure electric, four-door model in its quest to broaden its EV range. If green light, the model would sit on Volkswagen Group’s flexible MEB electric vehicle architecture that is set to debut under the I.D. EV hatchback next year. VW …

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Nissan and Italdesign creates ultra-rare GT-R to mark 50th anniversary

Nissan and Italdesign have unveiled the GT-R50 by Italdesign built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of both the GT-R and Italdesign. Based on the production 2018 Nissan GT-R NISMO, the one-off prototype was developed, engineered and built by the famous Italian design house, and will make its debut in Europe …

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Upcoming Tesla pick-up comes with “crazy torque” and 805km range

Despite being plagued by production delays and autopilot crash scandals, Elon Musk still managed to find time to talk about another upcoming product, the Tesla pick-up truck. Posted via the CEO’s official Twitter account, Musk released a few preliminary details about the model – it would sport a dual-motor, all-wheel …

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Rare Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren up for sale for a cool $1.95M

A rare Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 S Roadster has been put up for sale for a cool €1.24m ($A1,954,699) in Germany. Just 150 of the high performance super car were made worldwide and the example up for sale was first registered on 27 April, 2009. There have been two previous …

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Toyota unveils all-new Crown, its first connected car

Toyota has taken the wraps off its all-new Toyota Crown, one of the company’s longest running models and its first connected car. The 15th generation Crown comes with a data communication module as standard, enabling 24/7 connectivity focusing on safety, security, comfort and convenience based real-time driving data. Available in …

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Ford Focus irons out bumps with Pothole Mitigation Tech

Ford has introduced its pothole mitigation technology on the new Ford Focus range which could help minimise damages caused by potholes. As we well know, hitting potholes could be devastating to the car’s tyres, rims and even the suspension. Ford’s innovative pothole mitigation technology promises to reduce these damages by …

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2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe Fast and Furious imagined

After giving us the Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe that we would have liked, Enoch Gonzales has created a sportier version of his Eclipse inspired by the very car from Fast and Furious. Coming just in time for the iconic film’s anniversary, Enoch’s Eclipse Fast and Furious gets an aggressive body kit …

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Road-going Toyota GR Super Sport hypercar confirmed

Toyota has confirmed a road-going version of its GR Super Sport Concept – unveiled at the Tokyo Auto Salon in January – is under development. The announcement comes just days after the carmaker’s historic first ever win at the 24 hours of Le Mans World Endurance Championship race in France. …

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Skoda Kodiaq RS sets 7-seat SUV Nürburgring lap record

Skoda’s upcoming hot-SUV, the Kodiaq RS has set a new Nürburgring record in the hands of Sabine Schmitz, taking 9 minutes and 29.84 seconds to complete a lap of the Green Hell, making it the fastest 7-seat SUV around the fearsome circuit. Set to debut at the Paris Motor Show …

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