2022 Lexus IS500 F Sport Performance revealed with 352kW V8, not for Australia | CarAdvice

V8-powered sports sedan answers enthusiasts’ prayers – but it’s for US consumption only. The 2022 Lexus IS500 F Sport Performance has been unveiled – however, the V8-powered sedan has been designed “exclusively for the North American market” and won’t come to Australia. Lexus has answered enthusiasts’ calls since the demise Continue Reading

Volkswagen ID.4 GTX, ID.5 electric performance SUVs confirmed for 2021 reveal | CarAdvice

German brand quietly confirms coupe-styled and high-performance versions of its first electric SUV, the ID.4. Volkswagen will triple the size of its electric SUV range in 2021, with the brand confirming the arrival of two new, sports-focused mid-size models. Hidden in a press release detailing Volkswagen‘s fleet-wide CO2 emissions output Continue Reading

2021 Hyundai Palisade N Line could pave the way for a performance Palisade N | CarAdvice

Hyundai’s new full-size SUV may come as a sporty variant for those wanting to shake off the family image. The 2021 Hyundai Palisade has just landed in Australia, offering buyers a viable seven- or eight-seater alternative to other large SUVs like the Toyota LandCruiser, but for those who don’t necessarily Continue Reading

Looking for a Christmas treat? Here are five performance vehicles on sale now | CarAdvice

Round out 2020 on a high, by treating yourself to a sporty number. Australia loves a performance car, no questions there. Whether that stems from the tyranny of distance, or our cultural upbringing on Bathurst and V8s, who knows. What we do know is that we still continue to buy Continue Reading

Nissan exploring a performance Navara to fight Ranger Raptor | CarAdvice

Inspiration is said to come from the Australian-developed Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior. Nissan is currently exploring a high-performance Navara variant to take on the Ford Ranger Raptor, one of the company’s global executives has revealed. “It’s something that we are considering and monitoring,” Nissan Senior Vice President of Global Planning, Continue Reading

Ferrari shares surge after unexpectedly strong third-quarter performance | CarAdvice

The stock rise came after the company’s CEO raised doubts over an all-electric future. Ferrari stock has risen by more than 7 per cent after the Italian car maker announced unexpectedly strong third-quarter earnings and the company’s CEO raised doubts over a 100 per cent electric future. Ferrari’s third-quarter 2020 Continue Reading

2021 BMW M3, M4 show off their M Performance enhancements | CarAdvice

The high-performance BMW M variants are expected to arrive in Australian showrooms during the first quarter of 2021. The 2021 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupé will be offered with an unprecedented range of M Performance Parts aesthetic and performance accessories, however not all of them will necessarily be offered Continue Reading

2022 Tesla Model S Plaid has hypercar performance with 840km range, less than $250k | CarAdvice

The new performance flagship from Tesla will be one of the fastest production cars on sale when it arrives in late 2021. The 2022 Tesla Model S Plaid has been announced at the company’s Battery Day presentation, and it will deliver performance which surpasses Porsche’s 918 Spyder hypercar. Tesla says Continue Reading

2021 Hyundai Tucson N performance SUV: leaked power figures | CarAdvice

Ahead of the model’s unveiling next week, details have leaked of a flagship performance version of the Hyundai Tucson SUV. Information has leaked about a new Hyundai Tucson N, outlining possible performance figures for a model few enthusiasts saw coming. According to images released on Korean website Autospy, the Hyundai Continue Reading

Ford Ranger gets the Roush Performance treatment | CarAdvice

Ford’s popular dual cab ute now has a Roush package available, but don’t expect any more power. US tuning company Roush Performance has released an upgrade package for the Ford Ranger in North America. A side-exiting exhaust and some Fox shock absorbers are the only mechanical changes to Ford’s dual Continue Reading