2021 Dacia Sandero and Stepway launched in Europe | CarAdvice

The all-new hatchback and SUV are unlikely to be offered locally, but Renault says it’s keeping its options open. The 2021 Dacia Sandero and Stepway models have been officially launched for the European market, however it’s unlikely Australian showrooms will see the all-new cars anytime soon. Now in its third Continue Reading

Nissan Re-Leaf concept revealed to electrify disaster response | CarAdvice

The fully-electric Nissan concept can be used as a mobile battery pack, allowing immediate deployment of electricity in emergency situations. Nissan has revealed a concept car designed to bring vital electricity to disaster-struck areas, based on the fully-electric Leaf hatchback. Called the Re-Leaf, the car can be driven into areas Continue Reading

Project Cars: 1990 Mercedes-Benz W201 190E 2.0 Sportline – Update | CarAdvice

“Don’t waste your money on a new set of speakersYou get more mileage from a cheap pair of sneakers” Really, Billy Joel, what would you know? Listening to music while cruising in your car is one of life’s greatest joys. Eclipsed only by singing along to said music. Unfortunately, the Continue Reading

2021 McLaren 765LT review | CarAdvice

Don’t think of it as an expensive 720S, rather a cut-price Senna. Pros and Cons Pros Towering performance, Dynamic stability Cheaper (and better looking) than the Senna Cons Won’t be plush on-road Headline weight comes at expense of air-con and infotainment The problem with building all your cars using the Continue Reading

2021 Lexus LC500 Convertible price and specs | CarAdvice

Lexus’s beautiful LC500 coupe gets a droptop sibling with an Australian introduction this week of the LC500 Convertible – in very limited numbers 2021 Lexus LC500 Convertible on sale in Australia from $214,000 Only 10 examples coming to Australia Same monstrous 5.0-litre V8 engine that drives the coupe Australian pricing Continue Reading

2011-2019 Mercedes-Benz G300 recalled with potential electrical fault | CarAdvice

According Mercedes-Benz Australia, sand settling on the contacts of the steering column switch could ultimately lead to headlight failure. The 2011-2019 Mercedes-Benz G300 has been recalled in Australia, due to a potential fault with electronics in the steering column switch. A total of 2909 examples of the four-wheel drive Mercedes-Benz Continue Reading

Volkswagen Group may be eyeing sale of Lamborghini and Bugatti brands – report | CarAdvice

Facing ever-stricter emissions laws, Volkswagen Group is evaluating whether its supercar brands are viable in an electric future. As Volkswagen Group transitions towards an electric car future, executives at the car company may be considering selling Lamborghini and Bugatti, according to a report from news outlet Reuters. The unnamed sources Continue Reading

Jaguar Land Rover to build interiors from recycled plastic waste | CarAdvice

The material – known as Econyl fibre – is made from industrial plastics, fabric offcuts from clothing manufacturers, and used fishing nets. Jaguar Land Rover will begin manufacturing its interiors from wholly recycled material, in a bid to make the brand more sustainable. The company’s next generation of cars will Continue Reading

Mitsubishi Australia celebrates 40 years, Outlander PHEV update due in October | CarAdvice

As Mitsubishi looks back on four decades of highs and lows, the view ahead promises more electrification and new technologies Today is a big day for Mitsubishi Motors Australia, with the brand celebrating 40 years Down Under. Looking back over the history of the brand, it’s easy to assume one Continue Reading

2021 Volkswagen Touareg R review | CarAdvice

Pros and Cons Pros PHEV drivetrain enables limited electric running at speeds up to 135km/h Excellent blend of everyday comfort, refinement and performance 3500kg towing capacity It shares its drivetrain with the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Cons PHEV drivetrain adds handsomely to the weight Li-ion battery robs 70L of boot space Continue Reading