Italian luxury sports car maker Maserati has declared its interest in rejoining motorsport. It’s done so in emphatic fashion by trickling details of the upcoming MC20 super-sportscar, and now the company has released details of the engine, called “Nettuno”, that will be the heartbeat of the machine.It’s got some real oomph; capacity is 3.0L, in […]Read More Maserati’s New Engine Finds The Right Formula.
Mercedes-Benz has released to the Australian market the GLB. For the brand, it’s the first compact vehicle they manufacture to include a third row of seats. There’s enough space, by the way, for anyone up to 1.68 metres to suit the rear two seats. Conveniences such as a pair of drink holders, storage, and USB […]Read More Mercedes-Benz GLB Ready To Roll For Australia.
Kia Korea has uncovered the fourth generation Carnival, complete with a redesigned “tiger nose”, a change to the front end’s proportions, a longer wheelbase, and a restyled rear. Right now, details on any changes to the engine and transmission haven’t been released. Up front the overhang has been reduced, whilst a longer bonnet comes courtesy […]Read More Party On, Kia: Carnival Update On The Road.
Australia’s car manufacturing industry is dead. Long live the Australian car manufacturing industry. But all is not yet lost…Hydrogen is seen as the potential next step in powering automobiles on Earth, and the technology has been around for decades, featuring strongly in the aerospace industries. Australian company H2X, based in Sydney, has been quietly working […]Read More An Abundance Of Energy: H2X Australia
This Car Review Is About: Mitsubishi’s ASX with a nameplate that in Mitsubishi’s history has referred to a sporting oriented vehicle. GSR was found on their hi-po Lancers and they were a little less mental than the Evo class cars. However, in ASX trim, the sporting intention has been relegated to a lairy colour on […]Read More 2020 Mitsubishi ASX GSR: Car Review
Mazda Australia has unveiled the heavily facelifted BT-50 ute. In a major departure for the brand, the underpinnings are now sourced from Isuzu, rather than from long-term building partner, Ford. The expected on-sale date is late 2020. A new diesel engine is fitted, with a 3.0-litre engine that produces 140kW and 450Nm. Gone is the […]Read More Japanese Crossover: Mazda Updates The BT-50.
This Car Review Is About: A vehicle from a mainstream car maker that provides a technology still all too rare. Hybrid tech of its own right is becoming widespread, however the plug-in part is still uncommon. The Outlander from Mitsubishi is an all too rare opportunity to sample an option in drivetrain tech that perhaps […]Read More Car Review: 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed PHEV.
The world’s automobile manufacturers are slowly, inexorably, moving away from the traditional and century plus old method of powering a “horseless carriage”. And yet, there’s a subtle irony in going to pure electric power for cars, especially for German maker, Porsche. As far back as 1989, Ferdinand Porsche had been involved with electricity in cars. […]Read More Porsche Taycan: Electric Horses.
Jeep has announced release details of their forthcoming Compass range, complete with updates and a new entry-level model. There are also changes to the back of house procedures for service. Models and Pricing Structure. The Night Eagle is the new addition and kickstarts the revamped range. Power comes from the 129kW 2.4L TigerShark four, driving […]Read More Points On The Dial: 2021 Jeep Compass Released.
BMW Australia has confirmed the 4 Series Coupe is set for an October 2020 launch date down under. There’s plenty to look at and plenty to like in this striking new machine. BMW’s TwinPower turbo technology is applied to a pair of four cylinder engines and a six. BMW says the fours will produce 135kW […]Read More October Faction: BMW Set To Launch 4 Series Coupe.