The second-generation Volvo XC60 has all the luxury, technology and Scandinavian good looks of its big brother, the XC90, although it is a bit more athletic. But with loads of hot new competition right around the corner, it has its work cut out for it. But as Gavin D’souza finds out, Volvo has come well […]

Infiniti closer to the future with QX80 Monograph

Infiniti QX80 Monograph Infiniti’s QX80 Monograph, unveiled at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) may soon become the largest SUV yet produced by the automaker, a perfect indication that stresses the future the brand is gunning for. The vehicles stretches over five meters long, two meters tall and more than two meters wide, even […]

Toyota builds wacky Tonka-style Hilux pickup

Toyota has rebuilt its hard-as-nails Hilux as a full-scale Tonka toy. The Hilux Tonka Concept has been created by Toyota Australia to help mark the high-riding off-roader’s breakthrough in becoming the country’s best-selling vehicle in 2016. The new concept was designed, assembled and tested by Toyota Australia’s 150-strong product planning and development division. Underneath the […]

Audi pulls covers from all-new e-tron Sportback

e-tron Sportback Audi has pulled the covers from its new e-tron Sportback concept at the Shanghai Auto Show, previewing a production model scheduled to arrive in overseas markets from 2019. The new model will become Audi’s second dedicated EV offering, arriving in showrooms as a five-door liftback.For the concept at least, power comes from a […]

Chevrolet reveals new Camaro for GT4 series

Chevrolet is the latest manufacturer to enter the GT4 arena with a new contender based on the latest Camaro. The General Motors brand follows BMW and Mercedes in announcing new GT4 cars for 2017. The turn-key Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R has been developed by Pratt & Miller, which builds and runs the Corvette C7.Rs that compete […]

14 years run to end for Rolls-Royce Phantom VII

Rolls-Royce Phantom VII After 14 years of production, the last Rolls-Royce Phantom VII has emerged from the factory in West Sussex.But, being a Roller, this is no normal car. The final seventh-generation Phantom is an extended wheelbase version with a nautical theme created for a “renowned contemporary Rolls-Royce collector.” Send offs don’t get much more […]

Highlights of 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Here are some key highlights of the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show, which concluded Sunday: – Alexa everywhere – Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa was the surprise star of the show, with dozens of new products and services integrating the voice-accessed machine smarts into appliances, TVs, speakers, lamps, cars and more. Analysts said the gains for […]