Future Models

2019 Audi R8 unveiled with more potent V10 and sportier styling

Audi has officially taken the wraps off its facelifted 2019 R8 Coupe and Spyder duo which is set to go on sale in Europe early next year. The facelifted models feature a more aggressive styling with a wider Singleframe grille and a trio of bonnet slits that is said to …

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Kia Picanto GT to launch in early 2019

The Kia Picanto lineup is set to finally receive a long-promised turbocharged GT variant, with Kia confirming the sporty micro car will launch in the first quarter of 2019. Powered by a tiny 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine producing 72kW and 172Nm, it might not sound like much for the shrunken …

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Porsche Taycan confirmed for Australia in 2020

Porsche has announced that its first all-electric vehicle, the Taycan, will make its way Down Under in 2020, following on from the car’s international launch in 2019. Set to be powered by an 800V battery pack linked to two synchronous electric motors – one for the rear wheels and one …

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2019 BMW 3 Series Sedan gets bolder, bigger and more hi-tech

BMW has taken the wraps of the all-new 2019 BMW 3 Series Sedan at the Paris Motor Show, which promises agile handling, exceptional efficiency and innovative features all wrapped in a bolder body. As with each new generation of vehicle, the G20 3 Series has had growth spurt, adding 85mm …

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Porsche 911 Speedster confirmed for production

Porsche has, unsurprisingly, confirmed that the topless 911 Speedster will enter production in 2019 after a re-dressed concept went on display at the 2018 Paris Motor Show.  Just 1,948 examples of the retro-styled Speedster will be produced to commemorate the 70th anniversary of a Porsche first being registered – we’ll …

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2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N revealed – arriving Q1 2019

Hyundai has taken the wraps of its second N Performance model, the new 2019 i30 Fastback N which will make its global debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. Confirmed for an Australian launch early next year, the sleek i30 Fastback N wraps the scintillating performance and driver appeal of …

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2019 Toyota Supra: more details emerge, future plans revealed

More details regarding the 2019 Toyota Supra – one of the most hotly anticipated cars of the coming year – have been revealed, including what’s on the cards for Australian-delivered models, and Toyota has also hinted at some of its future plans for its upcoming flagship sports car.  Known as …

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Audi e-tron all-electric SUV bows in – 0-100km/h in 5.6s

Audi has finally unwrapped its first all-electric model, the e-tron SUV which is set to go head-to-head with the Mercedes-Benz EQC, Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X in the electron race. Billed as a “spacious five-seater, electric mid-sized premium SUV that is very well equipped to meet premium buyer expectations,” …

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BMW Vision iNext concept officially unveiled

Just one day after photos of the BMW Vision iNext – the latest ‘Vision’ concept car from the Bavarian manufacturer – leaked online, the company has officially revealed the car it declares will provide its “building blocks for the future.” Described by BMW CEO Harald Krüger as being the answer …

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First ever BMW X3 M and X4 M coming in 2019

BMW is extending its range of high performance M models to the X3 and X4 for the first time. The X3 M and X4 M will join the X5 M and X6 M in 2019 as BMW’s M division newest members. As proof that development is already underway, the German …

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All-electric Mercedes-Benz EQC to enter production in 2019

The first ever electric vehicle from Mercedes-Benz – the EQC – is slated to go into full production from mid-2019, bringing electromobility suitable for day-to-day motoring. As the first Mercedes-Benz model to be launched under the new EQ brand line-up of electric vehicles, the EQC features a full electric all-wheel …

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Ford Endura ST-Line previewed ahead of late 2018 launch

Ford Australia has announced that the upcoming Endura SUV – known overseas as the Edge and slated to go on sale here this summer – will be available in sportier, highly-spec’d ST-Line guise, although big power won’t be part of the deal.  Not to be mistaken for the American market …

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2019 Lexus RC gains styling and engineering upgrades

Lexus has taken the wraps off its facelifted 2019 Lexus RC coupe ahead of its global debut at the Paris Motor Show in October. The first obvious change is the car’s reshaped headlights which now incorporate the daytime running lights and extra-small vertically-stacked LED headlamps. Further down, the front bumper …

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Maserati Levante GTS slated for 2020 Aussie launch

A 404kW Ferrari-powered version of Maserati’s first SUV – the Levante GTS – will be heading Down Under, the company has confirmed, although it’ll be over a year’s wait to get your hands on one.  While a V8-powered version of the Levante – the Trofeo – was first shown back …

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