Motoring News

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Mercedes to stop developing petrol engines

Mercedes to stop developing petrol engines

The world’s oldest car maker has signalled a seismic shift in direction and the shockwaves are likely to be felt far and wide in the car industry.

Cheap SUV could spell end of hatchbacks

Cheap SUV could spell end of hatchbacks

With a price tag guaranteed to turn buyers’ heads, this funky looking baby SUV could be the beginning of the end for the hatchback as we know it.

Hyundai gambles on future with investment

Hyundai gambles on future with investment

Hyundai is steeling itself for a very different future after putting money into a new business model that could end up making a sizeable dent in global car sales.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Little device could save you thousands

Little device could save you thousands

An ever increasing number of Australians are flocking to this technology as a way to protect themselves from scammers and criminals and it could save your bacon.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

No ifs and no butts, clean up your act

No ifs and no butts, clean up your act

There's no time and place for littering of any kind, but a cigarette is on a whole level of its own.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

New Land Rover Defender revealed

New Land Rover Defender revealed

The second generation four-wheel drive is the first all-new version since just after the end of WWII and the upgrades need to be seen to be believed.

In Audi’s future, off-roading takes its cues from drones

In Audi’s future, off-roading takes its cues from drones

It looks a little like a lunar rover but this buggy, with its helicopter-like cabin, is a realistic vision of what an electric SUV of the future might look like.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

The Hyundai that wants to be a Porsche

The Hyundai that wants to be a Porsche

South Korean brand has shown off its new hardcore hot hatch, and it has improved performance by getting inspiration from a feature widely used by Porsche.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

VW Beetle successor revealed

VW Beetle successor revealed

It is built on a new electric architecture that will form the basis of a multi-billion dollar push into the emerging electric vehicle space

Mon 9 Sep 2019

Driver distraught after writing off $500k Lamborghini

premium_icon Driver distraught after writing off $500k Lamborghini

A driver was left distraught after losing control and writing off his $500,000 Lamborghini Diablo which careered five metres down an embankment and into dense...

Sun 8 Sep 2019

Revealed: How criminals afford luxury cars

premium_icon Revealed: How criminals afford luxury cars

CRIMINALS who have never worked an honest day are getting around in Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Rolls Royces thanks to a rarely prosecuted legal loophole.

Driving what could be the last of a rare breed

Driving what could be the last of a rare breed

With acres of room and a long list of luxuries, this off-roader's drivetrain will soon go the way of the Atari gaming system.

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Are new Teslas worth the charge?

Are new Teslas worth the charge?

“It’s really nice not having to go to petrol stations...it’s nice to be able to have solar panels on your roof and generate your energy for transport,” he said.

ROAD TEST: The four-door that is more class than RS

ROAD TEST: The four-door that is more class than RS

From the outside it looks like a manicured four-door tourer. Unleash the power and it's a rabid dog.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Brand turns its back on passenger cars

Brand turns its back on passenger cars

In a sign of the times, one of the world’s biggest carmakers has declared it’s no longer interested in selling hatchbacks and sedans in Australia.

Tested: Toyota banishes boredom with sports car hero

Tested: Toyota banishes boredom with sports car hero

The Japanese giant is better known for its range of dependable and family and work vehicles, but its newest arrival dominated at the Phillip Island racetrack.

WATCH: Supercars surprise stop at Bowen Basin mine

premium_icon WATCH: Supercars surprise stop at Bowen Basin mine

'Even the race car drivers were amazed at some of the mining equipment'

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Nissan’s reveals game-breaking SUV

Nissan’s reveals game-breaking SUV

The Japanese brand‘s sales have fallen dramatically this year, but Nissan is betting that its new compact SUV will turn around it local fortunes.

New sub$20k Hyundai SUV to spark price war

New sub$20k Hyundai SUV to spark price war

SUV sales are booming and Hyundai’s latest addition is only going to make them more popular as it severely undercuts all rivals with an astonishingly low price.

USED CARS: Full list of makes, models to avoid when buying

premium_icon USED CARS: Full list of makes, models to avoid when buying

THE RACQ has put used cars under the microscope to find the best and worst on the market. Where does your car rank? See the the full list here.

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