2020 Hyundai Veloster Turbo manual review: The long goodbye | CarAdvice

With the Veloster due to depart our shores, we have one last fling with the funky hatchback. Pros and Cons Pros Funky 3+1 design Fast when you want it to be Calm when you need it to be Cons Lane-keep assist is too invasive Slow is smooth It’s how much? Continue Reading

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor to offer turbo V6 and supercharged V8 variants, debut February 3 – report | CarAdvice

High-performance pick-up to offer two engines, including Mustang-derived, 500kW-plus bent-eight. The next-generation 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor looks set to be unveiled early next month with a choice of V6 or V8 engines, according to reports out of the US. Rumours have been swirling for months on whether the new F-150 Continue Reading

Hyundai developing 2.3-litre turbo engine for future N models – report | CarAdvice

More rumours emerge of a high-revving performance engine from Hyundai. The next-generation Hyundai i30 N may see the introduction of a new turbocharged 2.3-litre engine. According to Korean newspaper Kyunghyang Shinmun, Hyundai is developing the new 2.3-litre turbo powertrain with a 7000rpm redline for its future performance ‘N’ models. This Continue Reading

Automotive Icons: 1980 Renault 5 Turbo | CarAdvice

A turbocharged, mid-engined, rear-wheel drive hot hatch hero. As the Toyota GR Yaris grumbled its way into the CarAdvice garage, it immediately triggered a memory of another time, another fat, little, three-door hatchback with a world rallying background. In the mid-1970s, turbocharging was still pretty nascent technology, but one manufacturer Continue Reading

2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo review | CarAdvice

It’s not an SUV. Porsche insists the Cayenne Coupe Turbo is a five-door sports car. That might be an understatement, with performance that’s more super than sports. Pros and Cons Pros Effortless and flexible engine More mature styling than an M or AMG Commodious interior Genuinely sports-car-esque on the right 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 Porsche 911 Turbo S review: Launch Control… on a Sydney Airport runway | CarAdvice

I’ve spent plenty of time rocketing away from the runway at Sydney International Airport… but never quite like this. Select Sport Plus mode. Left foot hard on the brake. No, harder. Hard enough that if feels like you’ll break it. Look up to survey the view down runway 16L/34R. Take Continue Reading

2021 Porsche Panamera Turbo S review | CarAdvice

Big big power and the quickest-accelerating model in the range yet: this is the new Panamera Turbo S. Pros and Cons Pros Deep-chested, relentless energy Effortless part-throttle qualities Outstanding roadholding for such a big and heavy car Luxurious driving environment Cons Ride remains quite firm, even in Comfort mode Gearshift Continue Reading

2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S electric car versus McLaren 720S in drag race | CarAdvice

One is said to be the future of performance motoring, the other blends analogue power with lightweight technology borrowed from Formula One. Which is fastest? Car enthusiasts – and YouTube channels – can’t get enough of the sheer speed of electric performance cars. Until the novelty wears off – and Continue Reading

2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo revealed | CarAdvice

Turbocharged SUV breaks cover thanks to Mazda’s Mexican arm with 186kW turbo-four, but likely not bound for Australia Following the release of a teaser earlier this month, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo has been officially unveiled by Mazda’s Mexican division, adding some much-needed turbocharged spice to the brand’s premium compact Continue Reading