The week’s top news stories: September 23, 2018


A large 7 days in automotive news, from Supra to e-tron.

The automotive news wheel is usually turning. If you are not frequently checking CarAdvice – which you really should be executing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip by means of the cracks.

To make absolutely sure you haven’t missed anything at all crucial, we have gathered what we reckon are the hottest information stories from this 7 days, ideal here. Look at them out, and permit us know what caught your eye.

2019 Ford Target pricing and specs

Headlining the new-generation Focus line-up is the availability of the wagon for the 1st time, variety-vast inclusion of autonomous crisis braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection, alongside with a new three-cylinder petrol motor mated as common to an eight-pace automatic transmission.

What’ll it cost? Test it out here

2019 Audi e-tron quattro exposed

Following a prolonged operate of teasers and previews, the Audi e-tron quattro electric powered crossover has formally been disclosed, as it gears up to just take on the new Mercedes-Benz EQC and forthcoming BMW iX3.

Appears to be excellent, appropriate?

2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 discovered, here in late 2019

The Mercedes-AMG A35has been revealed, established to just take on the likes of the Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R when it lands in Australia in the second fifty percent of following calendar year.

That signifies the A45 will be critically, scarily fast

2019 BMW Z4: Entire selection unveiled

BMW has discovered the forthcoming Z4 array in its entirety, ahead of an in-the-steel debut at the Paris motor display upcoming thirty day period.

The appears are polarising…

2019 Toyota Supra: Australian start confirmed, this is what we know

It is formal, folks. Toyota Australia has confirmed the fifth-era Supra is coming to Australia in the third quarter of 2019, with a full international expose set for early 2019 – and we have a stack of new data to share, along with first drive impressions.

The puzzle items are commencing to occur together

McLaren 600LT priced from $455,000

McLaren Automotive has released its light-weight monitor-focussed 600LT into the Australian market place, with a starting up price of $455,000 moreover on-street charges.

Pricey, but it is really rapid

Peugeot e-Legend Thought unveiled

Peugeot has exposed its e-Legend Idea, an all-electric powered two-doorway with seems to be encouraged by the 504 coupe. This is Peugeot paying tribute to 1 of its best-regarded, greatest-searching products though placing the scene for its future technology items.

The timing of the launch is not a coincidence

2019 BMW 3 Series teased

BMW has provided our clearest search nonetheless at the up coming-technology (G20) 3 Series, forward of a very likely reveal at the Paris motor clearly show in Oct.

That grille is, erm, huge

Volkswagen ID Excitement Cargo strategy disclosed

The Volkswagen ID Excitement Cargo concept has been unveiled at the 2018 Hannover professional vehicle exhibit. It can be more time than the ID Excitement, with place for all your surfboards in the back again.

Gnarly, dude

2019 Suzuki Jimny scores 3 stars in Euro NCAP screening

Suzuki’s upcoming Jimny has scored just 3 stars in Euro NCAP testing, on the back of rather small scores for grownup occupant and susceptible road-person security.

We even now like you, Jimny

Almost half of drivers aren’t confident along with cyclists – Ford

Practically 50 % of Australian drivers are not assured driving next to cyclists, in accordance to a new survey from Ford Australia.

The review of nearly 2000 people identified 49 for each cent of motorists are not comfortable together with cyclists, although 18 for every cent of respondents admitted to street rage or getting actively intense toward cyclists.

Be good to your fellow street customers, folks