DeLorean DMC-12 could be relaunched with electric power – report | CarAdvice

Petrol? Where we’re going, we don’t need petrol. The iconic DeLorean DMC-12 could be relaunched with electric power, according to the current owners of the brand. In a blog post published overnight, the company explained legal challenges and environmental regulations had complicated the roll out of long-awaited petrol-powered replicas. “We Continue Reading

Cheap speed: The cars with the most power per dollar | CarAdvice

Looking for the most power for your money? These ten offer the cheapest ‘kilowatts’ in the Australian new-car market. In our era of turbocharging and electrification, it can seem almost weekly that a new, immensely powerful, absurdly expensive hypercar or super-sedan makes its debut. The Bugatti Bolide, SSC Tuatara, Mercedes-AMG Continue Reading

2021 Toyota GR Supra price and specs: More power, bigger price tag | CarAdvice

Features and equipment are unchanged for the new model year, but the all-important power numbers have been given a handy boost. 2021 Toyota GR Supra gets 35kW power boost Prices have increased by $2590 over outgoing 2020 model Right on time, the upgraded 2021 Toyota GR Supra has arrived in Continue Reading

2021 Audi TTS: Power boost announced, Competition Plus and Bronze Selection editions unveiled for Europe | CarAdvice

Updated coupe and Roadster unveiled with 10-25kW power increases, European special editions. The 2021 Audi TTS is set to receive some updates for the European market. Audi‘s mid-grade, performance-oriented TTS coupe and Roadster has received a power increase in Europe for 2021, alongside Competition Plus and Bronze Selection special editions Continue Reading

Subaru reveals why its 2022 BRZ missed out on turbo power | CarAdvice

The new-generation coupe picks up an respectable 18kW and 37Nm over its predecessor, but Subaru has revealed why it didn’t get the forced-induction many were hoping for. The 2022 Subaru BRZ was officially unveiled last week, but, to the disappointment of many fans, the low-slung sports coupe still doesn’t have Continue Reading

2021 Mazda 3 updated for Japan with more power, improved refinement | CarAdvice

Mazda 3 SkyActiv-X scores 8kW/16Nm power boost, improved suspension and more advanced adaptive cruise control systems. Mazda has unveiled a range of updates for the brand’s popular 2021 Mazda 3 small car in Japan, though it’s unclear whether the changes will make their way to Australia. Headlining the updates – Continue Reading

New kit allows old Minis to be converted to electric power | CarAdvice

The trend of converting classic cars to electric power continues, with this kit designed for the original Mini. Owners of the original Mini can now convert their vehicles to a fully-electric powertrain. British company Swindon has put together the ‘Swind Classic Mini Kit’ for £42,480 (AU$76,700), which gives the original Continue Reading

2021 Audi Q7 gains V6 petrol in Australia, A4 Allroad and TT score power increases | CarAdvice

Audi adds 3.0-litre petrol V6 to Q7 range, power boosts for TT and A4 Allroad, all due by early 2021. Audi has announced an array of engine changes to its Australian Q7, TT and A4 Allroad models. The changes include a new petrol engine for the Q7 SUV, as well Continue Reading

Jeep Cherokee (KL Series) recalled due to fault in the power transfer unit | CarAdvice

According to the manufacturer, the differential gear splines inside the power transfer unit could fail. Fiat Chrysler Australia has issued a recall on a total of 2609 examples of the Jeep Cherokee (KL Series), citing a potential fault with the power transfer unit. The affected cars have model years from Continue Reading

Sydney’s roadside power boxes set to become EV chargers | CarAdvice

And they’ll be free to use for 15 minutes. Sydney could become the electric car capital of Australia with a plan to convert roadside electricity distribution boxes into electric vehicle charging stations. The ambitious plan is being driven by Sydney-based charging infrastructure startup JOLT in conjunction with NSW electricity supplier Continue Reading