2020 Volkswagen Touareg recalled for leak that could damage transmission | CarAdvice

A faulty weld could result in a leak from this core component. Volkswagen Australia has issued a recall of 72 examples of its 2020 Touareg SUV due to a transmission leak that could result in damage. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says an Continue Reading

Booze buses back on the road from this weekend | CarAdvice

Random roadside testing for drugs and alcohol to return now that coronavirus restrictions have eased. Police will be out in force this long weekend with a renewed focus on random roadside testing to detect drivers who could be affected by alcohol and drugs. Roadside testing was paused during the peak Continue Reading

London Collage Archive a treasure trove for classic car fans

Collage is one of London’s greatest online picture archives, providing the public with free access to over 250,000 images of London through the ages. Managed by the London Metropolitan Archives, the Collage Archive is an important record of much of the lost architecture of London. While the focus of many Continue Reading

Lombard Rally Bath online tv show airs this Saturday

This Saturday (6th June) sees Lombard Rally Bath host an exclusive interview with two female rally icons, Louise Aitken-Walker and Rosemary Smith. Louise was the 1990 Ladies World Rally Champion and Rosemary is a multiple Outright Rally and Ladies Award Winner. She is also famous for an entry in the Continue Reading

Turbo Mazda3 set to return, but MPS hero unlikely – report | CarAdvice

Insider reveals turbocharged all-wheel-drive hatch from Mazda in the pipeline. Mazda could be about to introduce an all-wheel-drive turbo variant of the Mazda3, leaked information suggests. According to Jalopnik, an insider has revealed that special codes have been added to the Mazda dealership intranet, showing that an all-wheel-drive turbo Mazda3 Continue Reading

And then there were three: Ford trims Focus range | CarAdvice

Ford has cut its small-car range by more than half, as it focuses on the more popular models.  If you want to buy a Ford Focus ST-Line wagon, base model Ambiente, or a top-of-the range Titanium, you better get in quick. Once they’re gone, they’re gone. Ford Australia has dropped Continue Reading

Buyers close in on Holden’s Lang Lang test track | CarAdvice

A number of potential bidders are reportedly circling Holden’s test track. The birthplace of every Holden built in Australia over the past 60 years – the Lang Lang test track on the south-eastern outskirts of Melbourne – has caught the interest of a number of potential bidders, CarAdvice has learned. Continue Reading

Is this the next Toyota Hilux Rogue? | CarAdvice

The Toyota Hilux Rogue flagship is yet to be revealed, but this Thailand special edition could provide a clue. The new Toyota Hilux Rugged X and Toyota Hilux Rogue are being kept under wraps until closer to their showroom arrival a few months from now. However, a special edition of Continue Reading

McLaren marks 50th anniversary of Bruce McLaren’s tragic death

McLaren has remembered the life and achievements of its founder Bruce McLaren, who tragically died on 2nd June 1970. June 2, 2020, marked half a century since the death of the pioneering racing driver and engineer, who was killed while testing one of his Can-Am racing cars at the Goodwood Continue Reading

The Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider that conquered Hollywood

“It is a very forgiving car. Very pretty, too.” That’s what the legendary Steve McQueen said about Duetto in the summer of 1966, having been invited by Sports Illustrated to try the Italian spider, along with other “fast friends”. The model he drove was one of the first Alfa Romeo Continue Reading