Motoring news:


BMW M3

Apr 28, 2018

  • BMW Australia confirms availability of M3 CS, the most potent M3 ever built 

  • Production is limited to 1,200 units globally
  • M3 CS features several components taken from the legendary M4 CS programme, 
including standard Cup tyres, CFRP bonnet and rear diffuser
  • Upgraded twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre straight-six power unit generates 338kW and 
600Nm torque, taken to the rear axle via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission
  • Further focused spring and damper settings over M3 Competition ensure an 
enhanced level of racetrack performance
  • Priced from $179,900*, available in Australia from June 2018 


Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Apr 28, 2018

The tough Mercedes-Benz G-Class Professional range is set to go on sale in Australia, having already joined forces with around-the-world explorer Mike Horn to complete one of this country’s most inhospitable terrains, from Birdsville, through the Simpson Desert and to finish in sight of Uluru.

Three G 300 CDI Professional Wagons and two Cab Chassis models completed an eight-day trek from Birdsville to the shadows of Uluru, tackling steep sand dunes and bone-rattling corrugations in their stride.

JAGUAR E-PACE

Apr 28, 2018

  • Jaguar sports car design and dynamics in a five-seat compact performance SUV
  • Latest connectivity and practicality solutions for busy families
  • Up to eight devices can stream content using E-PACE’s 4G Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Touch Pro infotainment system connects customers to their favourite apps on the move
  • Large 12.3-inch full colour TFT driver display and Head-Up Display means the driver need never take their eyes off the road
  • Configurable Dynamics technology delivers true Jaguar dynamics, allowing drivers to personalise throttle, steering and transmission settings
  • Lightweight suspension architecture, all-wheel drive, Active Driveline and torque vectoring provide excellent agility and all-surface traction
  • Sports car-inspired design includes 21-inch alloy wheels
  • First Jaguar to exclusively feature Ingenium petrol and diesel engines, from the clean and responsive 110kW diesel with 147g/km CO2 emissions to the sporty 221kW petrol accelerating from standstill to 100km/h in 6.4 seconds
  • On sale date – March, 2018
  • Priced from $47,750 in Australia

Ford Ranger Raptor

Apr 20, 2018

  • Australians will be able to order a Ford Ranger Raptor in 2018 with genuine Raptor DNA as the new hero model for the Ranger line-up, following its global reveal in Bangkok, Thailand, in February this year 

  • The Ranger Raptor answers the calls from Aussies for a Ranger with even more character, individualism and genuine off-road capability, reflecting the broader use of pick-ups beyond traditional workhorse duties to a highly charged, performance vehicle 

  • The Ranger Raptor will be introduced following extensive testing at Ford Australia’s You Yangs Proving Ground and in remote locations across the globe, with Australian-based engineers and designers playing a crucial role in its development 

  • Ranger Raptor will build on Ford’s truck and pick-up heritage, with roots back to Lewis Bandt’s 1934 Coupe Utility through to the current locally-engineered Ford Ranger line- up, Ford Australia’s most popular model