Motoring News

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Musk admits Tesla’s biggest mistake

Musk admits Tesla’s biggest mistake

ELON Musk thinks robots are set to run the world but his own are proving more difficult than he imagined.

2018 Toyota HiLux with a Mercedes price tag

2018 Toyota HiLux with a Mercedes price tag

TOYOTA has released three new HiLux models to tempt tradies who like to stand out from the work site crowd.

Dare to get dirty in a Land Rover Discovery

Dare to get dirty in a Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover’s Discovery takes the brand’s legendary off-road ability and adds the styling and comforts normally found on the more upmarket Range Rovers.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Ford’s back! Mustang to join Supercars grid in 2019

Ford’s back! Mustang to join Supercars grid in 2019

IT’S official: the Ford Mustang is coming back to the Supercars Championship in 2019. And just as importantly, so is Ford Australia.

FIRST DRIVE: Lexus LS limo boast business class on wheels

FIRST DRIVE: Lexus LS limo boast business class on wheels

Japanese brand’s latest limousine spoils occupants with reclining armchairs and a 23-speaker surround-sound audio system.

Nurse files $349k lawsuit for car crash injuries

Nurse files $349k lawsuit for car crash injuries

She is limited in her work duties as a nurse as a result of the accident

ROAD TEST: Life after death for Commodore

ROAD TEST: Life after death for Commodore

The homegrown variety might be consigned to a funeral march through used-car yards, but there’s still life in the nameplate.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Bargains revealed - small car discount war erupts

Bargains revealed - small car discount war erupts

Australia's love affair with SUVs and utes has had an unexpected side-effect, with dealers offering deals to clear stocks of small hatchbacks.

ONE CAR TWO CRITICS: Subaru’s practical performer

ONE CAR TWO CRITICS: Subaru’s practical performer

Subaru’s WRX STI is among the best value, genuine all-round performance cars but it’s practical, too.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Bikes, boats, motorhomes, cars for a bargain at auction

Bikes, boats, motorhomes, cars for a bargain at auction

HUNDREDS of vehicles will be auctioned off on the cheap at a Sunshine Coast impound yard on Saturday.

Ute beauty: The tradies’ Mercedes

Ute beauty: The tradies’ Mercedes

One in five new vehicle sales is a ute, the majority of them upper-spec versions. For Mercedes, this is the incentive to build a luxury workhouse

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Order books open for Jaguar's $140k F-Pace SVR

Order books open for Jaguar's $140k F-Pace SVR

With 404kW and 680Nm from its supercharged 5.0-litre engine the new F-Pace SVR does the school run in record time

Road test review: We drive the Haval H9 Ultra SUV

Road test review: We drive the Haval H9 Ultra SUV

The world’s biggest SUV maker is catching up to the rest of the world — and fast.

Gympie woman snaps hungry driver eating cereal at 100km/h

Gympie woman snaps hungry driver eating cereal at 100km/h

A GYMPIE woman has captured on her smart phone what appears to be another hungry P-Plater eating cereal from a bowl while driving at 100km/h.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Ford about to launch a car that can ‘see’ around corners

Ford about to launch a car that can ‘see’ around corners

World-first technology is coming to the new Ford Focus hatchback, with semi-autonomous driving aids that were once exclusive to luxury cars.

READER QUESTIONS: Some headlights don’t shine in Australia

READER QUESTIONS: Some headlights don’t shine in Australia

Australia’s long distances and poorly lit country roads can present a problem for some imported cars.

Pricing revealed for insanely quick BMW M3 CS

Pricing revealed for insanely quick BMW M3 CS

Track-focussed BMW M3 CS can rip from standstill to 100km/h in 3.9 seconds.

Endurance cyclist claims world record in 24-hour ride

Endurance cyclist claims world record in 24-hour ride

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain supports rider to epic world record.

ROAD TEST: BMW’s gripping new 2018 model M5

ROAD TEST: BMW’s gripping new 2018 model M5

BMW’s first all-wheel-drive performance sedan is literally a gripping drive — and you can switch to RWD for track days.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Mazda ditches 'only a mother can love' BT-50 ute design

Mazda ditches 'only a mother can love' BT-50 ute design

The new Mazda BT-50 look, which is exclusive to Australia, will go on sale from May this year.

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