Hyundai Tucson update earns 5 stars
The rating applies to all Tucson variants built from 17th November 2015
in South Korea and 16th December 2015 in the Czech Republic when several safety-related improvements were introduced.
The 2015 model Tucson’s built prior to these dates either have a 4 star ANCAP rating (2.0 litre GDi variant) or are
Jaguar F-TYPE British Design Edition
Exclusive F-TYPE British Design Edition is based on the 280kW V6 S and enhances
the F-TYPE with additional equipment as standard - Exterior Sport Design Pack, Jaguar Super Performance Braking system with red
calipers, 20-inch Cyclone wheels with unique Satin Dark Grey finish, Jet premium leather interior with contrast stitching in Red,
Ivory or Reims Blue, 380W Meridian Sound System or 770W Meridian Surround Sound System, priced from $166,650* .....
HSV: the GTS!
All-new, 20” light-weight forged 10-spoke alloy wheels finished in
“Hyper Dark Stainless” accentuate the massive rotors and 6-piston AP Racing forged calipers, while new contoured
side-skirts deliver profile impact .....
HSV's Maloo in Gen-F2 guise
Power and torque are rated at 400kW and 671Nm, up, significantly,
from the previous LS3 engine outputs of 340kW and 570Nm .....
HSV's ClubSport Gen-F2
The addition of the Supercharged LSA engine also brings with it modifications
to the vehicle’s suspension set-up. Spring and damper rates have been stiffened to reduce body-roll and further improve
corner-entry response while the unique rear suspension module delivers improved rear stiffness and rear braking efficiency .....
Toyota RAV4 updated
RAV4 adopts sleeker and more dynamic exterior styling,
refreshed interiors, Euro 5 engines, trailer sway control and new features including an available package of
integrated active safety and driver assistance technologies .....
Ford Falcon Sprint Limited Edition
Turbocharged six-cylinder and Supercharged V8 Falcon XR Sprints to
be available; Unique ‘Sprint’ embroidery on seats .....
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport released
Pajero Sport combines the spaciousness and versatility of a full-size SUV,
genuine four-wheel drive ability, advanced powertrain technology and class-leading safety in a surprisingly stylish, nimble
and comfortable package. Off-road terrain control and Super Select II all-wheel drive systems is fitted, along with rear view
camera, reversing sensors, seven SRS airbags, Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Hill Descent Control, Hill Start Assist and Trailer
Stability Assist systems .....
Volkswagen Caddy: updated model here now
Caddy range is offered with a single engine: a 1.4 litre petrol
engine offering 92kW and Volkswagen’s BlueMotion technology which includes start/stop technology as well as
brake energy recuperation .....
Lexus RX fourth-gen released
RX brings new features to market including a bold new exterior
styling package with Lexus-first styling cues and a redesigned luxury cabin. It combines this dynamic new look
with focused on-road performance and new safety technologies, including the new Lexus Safety System+ package on
all variants. It is longer, lower and wider than its predecessor .....
Mercedes-Benz SLC to replace SLK
In March 2016, 20 years on from the release of the SLK,
the compact roadster is to be re-launched in Europe with a new name – the SLC – significantly optimised
technology and an enhanced look .....
Jaguar announce price for new F-PACE
Priced from $74,340* for the F-PACE 20d Prestige; Deliveries to
commence from Q3, 2016; Unrivalled dynamics, matched with everyday usability; F-TYPE-inspired form that delivers on the
promise of Jaguar’s breakthrough C-X17 concept; Spacious cabin and large 650-litre luggage compartment; Strong and
stiff Lightweight Aluminium Architecture delivers agility, refinement and efficiency .....
Hyundai IONIQ announced
Electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid powertrains available in a
single body type, a world first; The IONIQ breaks hybrid stereotype by delivering entertaining drive alongside
class-leading fuel economy and appealing design; Global reveal set for January 2016 in Korea; Launch in
Australia during H2 2016 .....
Mercedes-Benz A-Class update due Jan '16
Combining benchmark driving dynamics and safety technologies
with enhanced design and connectivity features, the new A-Class is sportier than ever .....
Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy released
RS 220 Trophy brings more power and sharper performance to Clio R.S. range;
220 vehicles are available for sale in Australia; Limited edition vehicle available from $39,990* .....
Holden Captiva: updated model due Q1 2016
Family friendly 2016 Captiva effortlessly blends practicality with
style and connectivity, thanks to a revised design featuring a new front grille, new front fascia and LED Daytime
Running Lamps amongst a range of other updates .....
Fiat 500X released
500X, Fiat's small cross-over, has arrived in Australia; petrol
engines, three transmissions – manual, dual-clutch automatic or ZF automatic; front-wheel or all-wheel drive
configurations; outputs: 103kW/230Nm or 125kW/250Nm; available in four trim levels; 500X is priced from $28,000* .....
Volvo S90 set for 2016 release
Volvo is clearly intent on shaking up the prestige sedan
segment with its distinctive executive class sedan .....
Honda CR-V limited edition released
Based on the AWD VTi and only $1,700 more, this Limited Edition is
equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, side steps, front and rear parking sensors, dusk-sensing automatic
headlights, rain-sensing wipers .....
Ford Mustang lands in Australia
The order bank for one of the world’s most recognisable cars is now
sitting at around 4,000 vehicles accounting for the first full year of vehicles to be sold in Australia through 2016 .....
Mazda MX-5: 2.0-litre version released
Available in two grades - including the Roadster and Roadster GT
- and with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission, the 2.0L Mazda MX-5 comes with all the
features available on the 1.5 litre models, but with a range of additions .....
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