Supercars is about to go through one of its biggest transformations in decades, with the end racing Falcons, to now having the Ford Mustang Supercar officially approved by Supercars for entry into the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. After months of development and testing, successful homologation tests have been completed, meaning...
  • iRacing shows off new grass and dirt effects

    iRacing is the full-on, pay-to-play racing simulator and that payment model is continuing to feed new development in the product. The developers have published a video that shows off a new grass effects that accurately depicts the real-life grass reaction when you drive, slide or spin out of control,...
  • Ford SYNC 3-equipped vehicles can now use Waze

    Waze is the popular real-time traffic and navigation service and Ford owners can now use the service on their integrated touch screen. Australian Ford vehicles (via SYNC AppLink) can take their pick between controlling the app using touch or voice commands. This is available for owners of Ford SYNC 3-equipped...
  • Review: 2018 Tesla Model X P100D

    Tesla's Model X is the company's first SUV and like their other vehicles is fully electric. Tesla's mass-market vehicle, the Model 3 relies heavily on the profits, research and development from their existing vehicles, which means Model X owners are helping fund the future. While the car's first prototype was...
  • Recharging: What’s it cost to charge a Tesla Model X at home on 240v ?

    Recharging a Tesla can be free if you live close to a Supercharger, but what if you don’t, what are the economics of recharging at home each night? After spending some time with the Model X P100D, its time to break it down. The P100D has a 100kw battery...
  • Infotainment battle: Tesla UX vs Android Auto / Apple CarPlay

    Tesla’s massive 17″ touchscreen continues to be powered by their own proprietary software and so far have resisted the calls to add support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The industry as a hole has largely put up the white flag and either added support or completed replaced their...
  • Autopilot makes road trips a breeze, commuting a non-issue

    Congestion on our roads is one of the biggest issues facing daily commuters who are now spending longer than ever in their cars on their daily commute. While we imagine everyone stuck in traffic faces the same issue, the reality is that the car you’re travelling in, and the...
  • Tesla Model X is baby approved

    A fully electric SUV that’s capable of 0-100km/hr in 3.1 seconds may not sound like the best baby carrier, but it certainly works. The Tesla Model X is available in multiple configurations including 5, 6 and even 7 seats, with our review vehicle being the 6-seat variant. The 3...
  • Performance: SUVs don’t have to be boring

    When you think of SUVs, it is easy to think about a boosted sedan body with bigger tyres, a bunch of extra weight and similar engine size, meaning power-to-weight ratio goes south, in an effort to provide more space and visibility. Those assumptions need to be reset when we...
  • Video: Nico Rosberg drives Formula E Gen 2 car around the streets of Berlin

    The 2016 Formula 1 World Champion, Nico Rosberg has jumped behind the wheel of the next generation Formula E car. In a showcase to the Formula E fans in Berlin, Rosberg was given the opportunity to drive and commontate the lap. This was the car’s first public debut after...
  • Review: 2018 Honda CRV VTi-Lx AWD

    The time has come to buy an SUV. With Australia’s diverse landscape of nameplates to choose from (the 39 manufacturers and 112 models), deciding on the right car for you is a serious challenge. For the past week, I’ve been reviewing Honda’s CR-V the big brother to their smaller...
  • Electric torque on display as Tesla Model X tows a Qantas Dreamliner

    You know that thing about ants carrying many multiples of their own body weight, well a Tesla Model X towing a massive plane is kind of like that. Recently at a Melbourne airport, Tesla’s Model X SUV was connected to one of Qantas’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. Its certainly the...
  • Isuzu announce EV program for Aussie trucks

    Isuzu Australia has announced they have commenced an electric vehicle (EV) concept program. Two locally developed EV concept vehicles will be on display at a supply chain and logistics event, MegaTrans 2018, being held at the Melbourne Convention Centre from the 10th to the 12th of  May. While electric...
  • Audi to sell 800,000 electrified vehicles per year by 2025

    Audi is transforming as a company and has just announced to its shareholders a major direction shift for the company. At their 129th AGM, the transformation plan was revealed. Audi is planning on a the electrification of much of their fleet and its going to happen fast, with an estimated...
  • Hands-on with the 2018 Honda CR-V VTi-LX AWD

    Honda’s top-of-the-line CR-V is in for review and after picking it from Melbourne, the first road trip test was the journey home to Wodonga. The 316km trip included a couple of pit stops for coffee and photos, but arriving safely its time to debrief on the initial impressions and...
  • Netflix’s Fastest Car crash victim is crowd-funding vehicle repairs on GoFundMe

    Netflix has a new original that’s simply amazing. Fastest Car is a great new show that puts home-built sleeper cars against Supercars in a 4-way drag contest. The winner of each round progresses to the final on the dry lake bed of El Mirage, Southern California. Even if you’re...
  • HAVAL WEY X is exactly how cars of the future should look

    HAVAL has now officially unveiled their latest ideas at Auto China 2018 in Beijing. Easily their most impressive was their first fully autonomous pure electric SUV, the WEY X. This concept, should it make it to production, will offer Level 5 autonomous driving (sometime around 2025), this means AI...
  • HAVAL’s first fully autonomous SUV has some wild ideas

    HAVAL’s first autonomous SUV will be officially unveiled at the Auto China event in Beijing in a couple of days, but here’s what we know about it so far. As part of Chinese Great Wall’s luxury arm, HAVAL’s WEY X, will offer level 5 autonomous driving performance, that means...
  • ABB announces 350kW Terra HP fast charger for EV, 200km in 8mins

    Electric vehicles are clearly the future of transportation, the only question is how quickly that transition will happen. One of the key dependencies for the speed of transition is ticking the box of having a recharging network that makes longer journeys in electric vehicles practical. So far the benchmark...
  • ACT Government need your help developing autonomous vehicles

    The ACT Government, needs your help to improve autonomous vehicles. In collaboration with Seeing Machines, known for their monitoring & intervention technologies & services for the automotive, mining, transport & aviation industries, a new research project will the test how quickly a driver can take back control of an...
  • Mercedes X-Class luxury ute launches in Australia

    Australia has a long history with utes and naturally as we evolved as a country, there’s a decent mix of ute owners that want a taste of luxury in their vehicles. Cue Mercedes Benz’s new X-Class utes. Available from today, its priced from $45,490 plus on road costs, Mercedes-Benz...

Popular Posts