Future Models

Could the Hyundai Staria make vans sexy again?

Hyundai has unveiled what is arguably the sexiest people mover to ever grace these pages, the Hyundai Staria. Billed as a Purpose Built Vehicle (PBV) by Hyundai, the Staria looks like something out of Minority Report with a futuristic exterior styling that includes a bold front-end with LED daytime running …

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2022 Honda HR-V turns into hybrid-power coupe SUV

Meet the new 2022 Honda HR-V, now a hybrid powered, coupe-style SUV. Unveiled by the Japanese carmaker today, the new-generation HR-V will be available with a hybrid for the first time, which indeed, will be the sole powertrain option available to buyers in Europe. Australian details are yet to be …

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Hyundai teases IONIQ 5 all-electric SUV

Hyundai has given us a first glimpse of the company’s upcoming IONIQ 5 EV ahead of its debut next month. Previewed by the 45 concept, the IONIQ 5 is set to be Hyundai’s first electric vehicle to be based on the new E-GMP platform. Unlike anything else we’ve seen from …

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Apple is building a car? This is how it may look like

It’s no secret that tech giant Apple has been exploring the idea of a car product. The company has been working on the so called ‘iCar’ project since 2017. But the details are scarce, with rumours suggesting that the first ever Apple car – if produced – will be fully …

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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L debuts with upmarket looks

The all-new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L has bowed in with more luxurious looks and three-row of seats. Set to be sold alongside the current two-row model, the Grand Cherokee L features a front end styling that is inspired by the Grand Wagoneer concept with slim, horizontal headlights and Jeep’s …

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2022 Honda Civic prototype previews upcoming eleventh-gen model

The all-new eleventh-generation Honda Civic has taken shape, albeit in concept form. Revealed today via live streaming on Twitch, the new Civic debuts a striking new colour called Solar Flare Pearl and showcases a fresh, sporty and upmarket new look. While the new Civic is a prototype for now, Honda …

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Renault Megane e-Vision previews brand’s electric strategy

There’s no doubt the shift to electric vehicles are quickly gaining momentum. Affordable, mainstream EVs are projected to become the norm in the new decade. And Renault has jumped on the bandwagon with the introduction of the Megane e-Vision EV concept. Utilising the diverse expertise of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, the …

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150kW Hyundai i20N debuts. Due in Australia early 2021

Hyundai has taken the wraps off its 2021 Hyundai i20 N hot hatch ahead of its Australian debut in the first half of 2021. Sitting below the popular i30 N, Hyundai’s first pint-size hot hatch is set to rival the Volkswagen Polo GTI, Suzuki Swift Sport and Ford Fiesta ST. …

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Nissan Z Proto previews upcoming 400Z

Twelve years since the launch of the 370Z, Nissan is close to unveiling an all-new next-generation Z sports car, which is previewed today in the form of a Z Proto. Unwrapped at a virtual event in Yokohama, Japan, the Z Proto is not a concept, as pointed out by Nissan. …

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2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N Line unveiled, coming late 2020

Hyundai has unveiled its new 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N Line ahead of its local debut later this year. Packing Hyundai’s 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 150kW and 265Nm of torque, power is dispensed to the front wheels via a six-speed manual or seven-speed Double Clutch Transmission. If this sounds …

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Nissan Ariya electric SUV first look: 600km range, 5-second to 100km/h

Nissan’s first ever all-electric SUV has been officially revealed today, bringing electric mobility to the mainstream mid-size crossover segment. Available in front-wheel or all-wheel drive configuration, the Nissan Ariya is capable of up to 610km of guilt-free range in the highest capacity front-wheel drive variant. It’s no slouch either, with …

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Toyota unveils Corolla Cross SUV. Due in Australia 2022

The Toyota Corolla nameplate will spawn a new SUV model for the first time with the introduction of the Corolla Cross. Coming hot on the heels of the Yaris Cross, the Corolla Cross is set to launch in Australia in 2022 as a MY2023 offering, slotting in between the Yaris …

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2021 VW Tiguan R debuts with 235kW of hot SUV goodness

The hot VW Tiguan R has made its debut as a new addition to the range as part of the crossover’s mid-life facelift. Yet to be confirmed for Australia, the flagship Tiguan R features a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine pumping out 235kW of power and 420Nm of torque. Similar …

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon unwrapped with Shooting Brake model

Volkswagen has taken the big wraps off its facelifted 2021 VW Arteon along with its all-new Arteon Shooting Brake sibling. Besides a brand new Shooting Brake variant, the mid-life update brings the usual accoutrement of modifications, including a front fascia featuring a new LED light strip that visually connects the …

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