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The Fiat 500e looks the part, and it’s great fun to drive.

Why the all-electric Fiat 500e will win your heart but not your mind

It feels nippy, looks cute and is gorgeously styled, with a touch of Fellini about it. But all this charm doesn’t come cheap.

  • Tony Davis

This Month

Ferrari 250 GTO auction

Why this rare Ferrari is considered a true work of art

It could fetch $100 million or more at auction in New York next month. And no, we’re not talking car auctions here.

  • Tony Davis

The new $80,000 Mazda CX-60 bucks the EV trend

It has the convenience of a petrol engine or a battery, depending on your needs, but most drivers now prefer a fully electric vehicle.

  • Tony Davis
At just over 2.5 tonnes, the Bentley Bentayga EWB is mighty impressive.

Why the rear of Bentley’s Bentayga EWB is its greatest asset

The new, $514K-plus model has been stretched to 5305 mm: big enough for all manner of creature comforts in the back.

  • Tony Davis
The contentious grille has not won many fans on other models, in the writer’s experience.

Brutalism on wheels: why the new BMW 740i has limited appeal

Would you pay $268,900, plus on-road costs, for a luxurious but hefty petrol limo when that very concept seems to be outdated?

  • Tony Davis

The first Rolls-Royce built just for two costs $10m-plus per seat

The luxury car company harks back to the coach building days with its bespoke Droptail, even more exclusive than its usual luxury vehicles.

  • Tony Davis
Head of product Daniel Guzzafame with the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale 2023. There will be more such “halo cars”.

Alfa Romeo to up its output, including an EV

The brand tips a limited-edition “halo car” every few years in addition to mainstream models, and electric vehicles from 2025.

  • Tony Davis

Is the new Roma Spider Ferrari’s ‘most beautiful’ convertible?

The Italian sports car brand has injected some fresh air into its front-engine V8-powered design, with a soft top to complement its sleek silhouette.

  • Tony Davis

Mercedes’ latest electric SUV should happily outsell its sedan sibling

Australians love an extra-big hatch, interior space and a bit of height in a car. The Mercedes-AMG EQE electric SUV delivers on all.

  • Tony Davis


Hot stuff: the new $2 million-plus Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale, inspired by the 1967 original.

These stunning Alfa Romeos cost $2.8m – and there are just 33 on sale

If you miss out on the Alfa, there’s also a new N1A and a Lotus Type 66. But the competition to get them will be stiff.

  • Tony Davis
Yosuke Hall (in cabin), and Lachlan MacGregor founded Carma in 2021.

For used cars, travel or a game of bowls, the solution is digital

How would you like to shop online for a second-hand car – that has been inspected by a number of experts and can be delivered to your door.

  • Fiona Carruthers
The Rimac Nevera electric vehicle has serious acceleration.

EVs have changed the rules on acceleration

Sports cars had made it their point of difference. Now they’re looking for other ways to highlight performance, as buyers pile into electric vehicles.

  • Tony Davis
The RZ450e is a newcomer to the EV market.

The verdict on Lexus’ first all-electric model? Wait a while

A latecomer to the EV market, the RZ450e is sadly underwhelming – despite the $134k luxury price tag and smooth ride as expected from a Lexus.

  • Tony Davis
The Polestar 2 has been given a big upgrade for 2024.

Polestar 2: a very good car made even better

This is a facelift that matters. The new Polestar’s safety options are now integrated, which means it’s been built better.

  • Tony Davis
Lamborghini Lanzador

Is it a supercar or an SUV? It’s exactly in between, says Lamborghini

The electric Lanzador concept is a high-riding but low-roofed coupe with a sharp, unmistakeable silhouette, and room in the boot for surfboards and more.

  • Tony Davis
BMW is punting on success at the upper end of the market.

Europe’s petrol car ban will help Chinese rivals, says BMW boss

But the CEO of fellow German auto giant VW says his company is ready to take on its cheaper Asian competitors – partly by joining forces with one of them.

  • Hans van Leeuwen
Mercedes-AMG SL63

Mercedes-AMG aims new $375k convertible at next-gen buyers

Not everyone will love what the designer calls “the more voluptuous body” of the SL63, but there’s no faulting its powerful performance or sophisticated tech.

  • Tony Davis


GWM Ora is a cute EV hatch from the Chinese company.

The third EV under $40,000 hits Australia

Chinese car company GWM has released the Ora, a hatch ideal for city spinning.

  • Tony Davis

Alfa Romeo pins hopes on small SUV models

The Stelvio in 2016 was the Italian maker’s last release. Now there’s the Tonale, in three variants including a hybrid.

  • Tony Davis
Tamiya Wild One.

Toys for the big boys: Father’s Day motoring gift guide

Merch, gadgets, even a full-size electric version of his favourite boyhood remote-control car. What else could a dad possibly want?

  • Tony Davis