BMW 5 SERIES BACK AS ELECTRIC WAGON

BMW 5 Series wagon is set to make a comeback to Australia as the fully electric i5 M60 xDrive Touring. Priced from $219,900 it is due to arrive here in time for customer deliveries later this year. The addition of i5 M60 xDrive Touring will expand BMW’s fully electric line-up to 16 variants across seven model series in its Australian product portfolio. The i5 M60 xDrive Touring is the first all-electric premium model in its competitive field. It follows launch […] Read more

CHERY TIGGO 7 PRO ULTIMATE AWD

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to tell small SUVs apart, with a plethora of new brands and names. The Tiggo 7 Pro is a five-seater from a name that may ring a bell with some readers, a Chinese brand called Chery. A couple of Chery hatches and a small SUV were offered here about 10 years ago,but withdrawn from sale after the introduction of tougher safety regulations. While those vehicles were imported independently, newcomers the Omoda 5, Tiggo 7 and Tiggo 8 Pro are all factory backed offerings. They’re better-engineered, up-to-date… Read more

TAYCAN TURBO GT FASTEST PORSCHE EVER!

Porsche’s fastest production car ever, the Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach package — has posted another lap record. Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach package has earned the title of fastest electric series-production car at the Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca, in California. With a time of 1:27.87 mins, Porsche development driver Lars Kern put in a faster lap than any other driver has before with a road-approved electric car. Not long before that, a pre-production version of this same car set […] Read more

RENAULT 5 BACK WITH A BATTERY

It’s almost 40 years but the funky Renault 5 is back, reinvented to bring some sparkle to the world of compact electric vehicles. Due to go on sale in Europe later this year, Renault Australia is hoping to get its hands on the car for our market — but there’s no date yet. The original Renault 5 achieved more than 5.5 million sales across five continents, from 1972 to 1985. The Renault 5 E-Tech electric remains faithful to the 2021 […] Read more

RED LETTER DAY FOR ALFA’S 33 STRADALE

Alfa Romeo has declared March 3 as 33 Stradale Day and 2023 as the year of the 33 Stradale. The 33 Stradale is a car that embodies all the values of one of the most iconic sports brands in the history of world motoring. In case you haven’t worked it out, the third day of the third month represents the 33 in the name of the car, launched in its original form way back in October, 1967 at the Paris […] Read more