Future Models

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 7-seat compact SUV unveiled

Mercedes-Benz’s transformation from a staid, matured brand to a more youthful offering continues with the introduction of the GLB compact SUV. Described as a more practical and roomy alternative to the GLA, the GLB is the first compact car from Mercedes to come with the option of seven seats. To …

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2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake brings pace and space

Mercedes-AMG is continuing to expand its performance line-up with the introduction of the new CLA 35 Shooting Brake. Like the hatch, its more practical sibling is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 225kW and 400Nm of torque. It drives all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, which …

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2020 Lexus RX to gain sharper looks, more tech

Lexus has revealed its heavily refreshed 2020 RX and RX L ahead of an Australian launch currently slated for towards the end of 2019, with the revised model gaining a new look and a stack of additional technology. On the outside, the RX’s sheet metal has been given some subtle …

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Ferrari SF90 Stradale revealed as company’s first plug-in hybrid

Ferrari has lifted the lid on not only its first plug-in hybrid, but also its most powerful road car yet – the SF90 Stradale – which attempts to bridge the gap between its screaming petrol-powered past and its electrified future.  Positioned stylistically as an evolution of the 488 and F8 …

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First look: All-new 2020 BMW 1 Series hatch, gets M135i xDrive

BMW has taken the wraps off its all-new 1 Series hatch – the first-ever 1 Series to be front-wheel driven. Looking like a low riding version of the larger BMW X2 SUV, the third-generation 1 Series is actually slightly shorter at 4,319mm (-5mm), while width has increased to 1,799mm (+34mm) …

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2019 McLaren GT debuts with 456kW, 570 litres of boot space

McLaren Automotive has revealed its hotly-anticipated GT – a new addition to the company’s range aimed at being softer and plusher than its current crop of racy mid-engined supercars.  Aimed at taking on established players in the GT segment including the Aston Martin DB11 and Bentley Continental GT, McLaren’s GT …

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McLaren GT teased ahead of official unveiling

McLaren has begun to tease its upcoming Grand Tourer, which has been rather creatively dubbed the GT, ahead of its official unveiling planned for next week.  The all-new model is slated to be simply an addition to the McLaren lineup, rather than a replacement for any of its existing supercars, …

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New JLR straight-six to see Aussie debut in 2020 Range Rover

Jaguar Land Rover Australia has confirmed that its new straight-six Ingenium engine will see its Australian debut in the 2020 Range Rover, with the order books for the new variant opening later this month.  The new engine, as we’ve previously reported, is slated to be the replacement for the ageing …

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Bold-new 2020 Toyota Kluger breaks cover

Toyota has unveiled the next-generation Kluger SUV with a bold, distinctive design and advances in safety, comfort, quality and reliability. The world premiere of the fourth-generation Kluger at the New York International Auto Show reveals a dramatic new design direction for the seven-seat SUV. A sculpted new shape, with chiselled …

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New Mercedes-Benz GLB concept is rugged baby SUV addition

Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps of its new Concept GLB, previewing yet another new addition to the brand’s SUV line up which will be positioned as a more practical sibling of the GLA. Looking like a Jeep in some ways, the new Mercedes GLB sports a more rugged design with …

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Lexus teases brand-first LM minivan ahead of Shanghai debut

Lexus appears to be set to go head-to-head with the Mercedes-Benz V-Class in the luxury people mover segment, with the marque having teased its new LM – Luxury Minivan – ahead of its debut at the Shanghai motor show.  Only the one silhouette has been revealed in the run-up to …

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Australia’s first all-electric Ute to come from Great Wall Motor

Here’s something rather unexpected – Chinese brand, Great Wall Motor, is set to introduce what will likely to be the first all electric pick-up into Australia and NZ next year! Little else is known about the new electric ute except it rides on a completely new platform shared with the …

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2020 Ford Escape SUV confirmed for Australia with PHEV model

The all-new Ford Escape SUV will bring a plug-in hybrid model to one of the most fiercely fought segments in Australia when it arrives in 2020. “We’re proud to bring the first of our global electrified vehicles to Australian customers in the stylish and capable all-new Escape,” said Ford Australia …

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2020 Hyundai Sonata initial specifications confirmed

Hyundai has divulged some of the initial specifications for its new-generation 2020 Sonata, which is currently slated to hit the market by the end of the year.  Two powertrains have been confirmed for the Australian market upon launch, both of which serve up a four-cylinder petrol engine paired to an …

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