Maserati Grecale SUV: Orders piling up, especially for hardcore Trofeo

Maserati’s Australian operation says it is nudging 150 customer orders for the new Grecale SUV already, as it prepares to launch its vital new offering in the first quarter of 2023.  This equates to about three months worth of orders being held before the first examples roll into showrooms. Maserati executives say this is the …

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Haval H6 Hybrid supply ‘challenging’ but wait times reduced

GWM Haval Australia’s first hybrid offering has been experiencing some supply challenges of late, but the company says the situation is improving and wait times are fairly minimal. The Haval H6 Hybrid is the Chinese brand’s shot at the top-selling Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, and like we’ve seen across the industry sourcing vehicles for hybrid-hungry Australians …

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Ford Bronco, Bronco Sport get retro Heritage treatment

Ford really does withhold some of its coolest products from right-hand drive Australia, doesn’t it?  The company’s US division this week announced some special versions of its Bronco family, all called Heritage Editions, “celebrating” the iconic 1966 original. There are both regular Heritage, and Heritage Limited, editions, with the latter limited to 1966 units per …

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2022 Audi S8

AUDI has revealed Australian pricing and details of its flagship mild-hybrid S8 sedan, offering a sharper design, new tech, and the same stonking performance we’ve come to expect. The luxe limousine sits at the top of the A8 range and will cost Aussie buyers $273,400 plus on-road costs, making it the most expensive Audi on-sale …

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2022 BRABUS EQS V

GERMAN high-performance aftermarket tuning outfit, Brabus, has cut loose on the new Mercedes-Benz EQS electric luxury sedan. Straight out of the box, EQS is one of the most aerodynamic cars in the world, but Brabus say they can make it even better with aerodynamic enhancement components, wheels and ride-height lowering. Brabus fitted their aero enhancements …

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As new Nissan Z arrives, the company taps into its enthusiast base

Nissan Australia is engaging with some of its most enthusiastic fans to generate more buzz around its soon-to-launch new Z. With the local media launch just weeks away, the company says it surprised members of the Z Car Club of NSW during the group’s annual President’s Run. The publicity stunt saw an all-new Z waiting …

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Lamborghini Urus

LAMBORGHINI’S updated Urus, set for its world premiere mid-August, has taken its brawn to the infamous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), setting a new record in the production SUV category. The hyper-SUV took the fight to the hill in camouflaged attire, outside of the official race event, but official Pikes Peak time keepers were …

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