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Mercedes-AMG To Add Cheaper Compact Performance Range

Mercedes-AMG is set to expand its range of potent performance small cars with the introduction of a second, entry-level performance tier to slot in beneath the existing ‘45’ halo models. In an interview with Autocar, Mercedes-AMG Chairman Tobias Moers revealed that AMG’s compact models would follow the lead of its …

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Australian Innovation To Boost Cadillac’s Tech Profile

Codha Wireless, an Australian firm specialising in connected vehicle technologies, is set to supply Cadillac with its ‘Vehicle to Everything’ (or V2X) communications technology allowing the 2017 Cadillac CTS to communicate with the vehicles and infrastructure around it. The world-first deal with General Motors’ luxury arm will see the South …

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Rolls-Royce Unveils 1920s-Inspired One-Off Sweptail

Rolls-Royce has used Italy’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este to unveil a truly-bespoke one-off car commissioned as a tribute to so-called swept-tail Rolls-Royces of the 1920s. Estimates put the price of the one-off, entirely handcrafted two-seater coupe at between £10-£12 million (A$17.2-$20.6 million) making it the most expensive new car ever …

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Volkswagen Golf Concepts For Woerthersee

Volkswagen has wheeled out a pair of Golf-based concepts for its annual Woerthersee gathering. The first is the work of Volkswagen apprentices at the company’s Wolfsburg HQ in Germany, called the Golf GTI First Decade. Rather than pay tribute to the earliest GTIs, the ‘First Decade’ name refers to Woerthersee’s …

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BMW Scraps i5 Plans In Favour Of Electric X3

BMW’s long awaited third i model, the 3 Series-sized i5, has reportedly been axed causing a shift in BMW’s long term electric vehicle plan. BMW Blog reports several unspecified sources have revealed that plans for a more mainstream electric ‘i model’ have been cancelled, with BMW instead looking to adapt …

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