Future Models

First look: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai has released the first official images and details of the company’s next-generation 2019 Santa Fe SUV following a teaser campaign. Featuring a bold new front fascia with a prominent grille and two-tier lighting arrangements, the new Santa Fe shares many of its styling elements with the smaller Kona. It …

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Stylish new Mazda CX-8 confirmed for Australia. Arriving mid-2018

  Mazda Australia has announced the stylish Mazda CX-8 Diesel will join its Australian line up in the second half of 2018. Sitting between Mazda’s CX-5 and CX-9 in size and hierarchy, the seven-seat CX-8 Diesel is narrower and shorter than its elder sibling, and features a 2.2-litre SKYACTIV-D engine …

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Hyundai previews 2nd-generation Veloster with teasers

Hyundai has given us an early preview of the company’s second-generation Veloster, including a sketch of its sporty interior. Set to premier in the next few days, the popular model will retain its asymmetric rear doors but sports a sharper overall design. At the front, the new Veloster gains a …

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Infiniti QX50 debuts world’s first Variable Compression Ratio engine

Infiniti has officially unveiled the next-generation QX50 mid-size SUV which utilises the world’s first variable compression ratio engine. Aimed at the burgeoning premium SUV market, the new QX50 is the most important model in Infiniti’s expanding line-up, rivalling the BMW X3, Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz GLC and Lexus NX when it …

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400kmh plus Tesla Roadster 2.0 is a pure numbers proposition

Tesla has made a surprise debut of its second-generation Roadster at the world premiere of the company’s own Semi electric truck. At the live-streamed California launch of the new Tesla Semi electric rig this week, the Roadster emerged from a trailer and stole the show. And to top it up, the …

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Circa $100k Alpine A110 to make a return in 2018

Alpine Cars and Renault Australia have today announced that the new Alpine A110, revealed in production form at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, will come to Australia in 2018. “On behalf of Alpine Cars, it is with great pleasure that we can make this announcement today,” said Renault Australia’s Managing …

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Exclusive Lexus RC F and GS F models headed for Australia

Lexus Australia has announced it will introduce two exclusive “F” performance models next year to mark the 10th anniversary of the brand’s performance division. Unveiled today at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, the pair of limited-edition RC F coupe and GS F sedan are expected to arrive in Australia in …

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Chevrolet Camaro confirmed for Australia in 2018

With the last Commodore rolled out of Holden’s factory in South Australia last Friday, signalling the end of Australian car manufacturing, the lion brand is now without a V8-powered muscle car to reign in the hot-selling Mustang from rival Ford. That’s about to change. The age-old battle will continue in 2018 …

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2018 Audi A7 Sportback breaks cover

Audi has unveiled the all-new A7 Sportback today. As a further evolution of a new style of Gran Turismo, the A7 four-door coupe has been revamped with dynamic lines accompanied with a sportier driving experience and a larger cabin. Heavily influenced by the Audi Prologue design study, the exterior of the …

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Volvo’s Polestar goes electric performance with Polestar 1

Polestar, Volvo’s performance sub-brand, has revealed its future as a new standalone electric performance brand. Polestar confirmed plans for its first three models, a new purpose-built production facility in China and a customer-focussed route to market that it says will set a new industry benchmark for performance vehicles. The company’s …

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Official: High-riding Ferrari SUV coming

YES. NO. MAYBE…. Ferrari’s stand on whether to join the SUV fray has finally come to an end, with company CEO, Sergio Marchionne, confirming a prancing horse SUV is on the way. “Ferrari is beyond just considering an SUV and will take about 30 months to decide on production, which …

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Next-gen Nissan Silvia concept to bow at Tokyo Motor Show?

Word on the street is that Nissan will unveil a new concept at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show later this month. Speculation first pointed to a concept for the successor to the Nissan 370Z, and now this – the Nissan Silvia concept. And we like what we see, even if …

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Alfa Romeo Stelvio line-up confirmed for Australia

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio will on sale in Australia from Q1, 2018 with a three-model lineup. Heralding a new era for the Italian car maker, Alfa Romeo’s first-ever SUV promises advanced technology, outstanding safety and an exhilarating driving experience. Further expanding Alfa Romeo’s lineup beyond the stylish 4C Coupe, 4C …

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Volvo expands SUV offering with all-new XC40

Volvo today further expands its line-up of SUVs with the launch of its new XC40 premium compact crossover in Milan, Italy. Joining the recently unveiled XC60 and the highly popular XC90, the XC40 is Volvo’s first model built on the company’s new modular vehicle architecture (CMA), which will underpin all other upcoming …

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