Future Models

Hyundai i30 N Line revealed for Europe

Hyundai has unveiled the new N Line package for the i30 in Europe to smarten up the popular hatch’s looks in the style of the flagship i30 N.  In the vein of Mercedes’ AMG Line models and the like from other manufacturers, the new variant brings a host of equipment …

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All-new 2019 Renault Megane R.S. Trophy returns with 220kW

Hot hatch enthusiasts can look forward to the return of a familiar nameplate to the segment, as the new Renault Megane R.S. Trophy rejoins the Renault Sport line-up as the performance halo. The most potent variant of the new Megane R.S range comes with a more powerful version of the 1.8-litre turbo …

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First Look: The Updated 2019 Audi TT

Twenty years after the series premiere of the original TT, the third generation of the Audi TT is receiving a comprehensive update. Right on time for the 20th anniversary of the first Audi TT, the brand is especially highlighting the sports car character of the new model. Audi has accordingly …

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HSV-converted RHD Chevrolet Camaro arriving August priced circa $80k

The wait is almost over for muscle car enthusiasts in Australia, as production of the right-hand-drive Chevrolet Camaro is set to hit full swing in August at Holden Special Vehicles’ new factory in Clayton South, outer Melbourne. Arriving a month later than expected, the Camaro will be imported from America …

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2019 Suzuki Jimny confirmed for Australia

The hotly anticipated 2019 Suzuki Jimny is now a surety for Australia, and more detailed specifications regarding the latest incarnation of the miniature off-roader have also been revealed. Expected to touch down in the first quarter of 2019, the new Jimny is the first reinvention of the model in 20 …

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Subaru Forester turbo dropped, hybrid confirmed for Australia

Subaru Australia has confirmed that the 2019 Forester will not be sold here – or anywhere else, for that matter – with a turbocharged engine option, although a hybridised variant is on the cards for next year. This marks the first time in the Forester’s history – with the first-gen …

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McLaren stretches 570S to create 600LT

McLaren’s 570S has been given the ‘Longtail’ treatment to create the 600LT, which is the fastest model yet in the company’s Sports Series range. As the name implies, the new car is longer than the 570S on which it is based – with the rear bodywork adding 74mm to the …

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2019 Volvo S60 unveiled, unconfirmed for Australia

The covers have finally been lifted on the US-built 2019 Volvo S60, but a question mark hangs over whether it will make its way to Australia. If Volvo’s new small sports sedan is to make its way here, it likely wouldn’t be until the second quarter of 2019 at the …

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First official photos: 2019 Suzuki Jimny

The first official shots of the 2019 Suzuki Jimny have hit Suzuki’s global media site, giving us a proper look at the next incarnation of the plucky off-roader. While the full specifications list is yet to be revealed, along with information regarding the new model’s safety tech, the photos do …

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BMW uncovers all-new 8 Series Coupe

After a string of concept teasers and spy photos, BMW has officially taken the wraps off the flagship 8 Series Coupe. Staying faithful to the concept unveiled last year, the successor to the 6 Series boasts a sleek new design with modern sporting appeal, beautifully blended with an air of …

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First photos: Audi Q8 Coupe SUV

First images of Audi’s all-new Q8 have surfaced on the web ahead of its official unveiling in Shenzhen, China tomorrow. Brought to us by Observador, the production Q8 remains relatively faithful to the Q8 concept that was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show last year. In fact, the …

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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Concept is the fastest Golf GTI ever

Volkswagen has unveiled the Golf GTI TCR Concept ahead of its debut at this year’s GTI Meeting at Wörthersee from May 9-12. The Golf GTI TCR Concept, which has a top speed of 164 mph (264km/h) and is almost ready for production. The special edition is a roadgoing version of …

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Detailed: All-new hybrid-only 2019 Lexus ES. Arrives Q4

Lexus has announced the next-generation ES mid-size sedan will be offered exclusively as a hybrid range when it arrives in Australia in Q4, 2018. Lexus Australia chief executive Scott Thompson said, offering an advanced hybrid system as the sole powertrain aligned with the brand’s global direction of recasting the traditional …

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All-new Ford Fiesta ST confirmed for Australia in 2019

Ford Australia has confirmed the Fiesta ST hot hatch will go on sale in Australia in Q2 of 2019, featuring a more powerful EcoBoost engine, a manual transmission as well as advanced chassis tech. “There is a strong appetite and passion for the Fiesta ST in our line-up, and can …

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