For its latest special editions, Holden has revived the Sandman moniker that first appeared on various models during the 1970s. The 2015 versions – which are based on the VF Commodore Sportwagon and Ute – are intended to evoke the surfing-inspired vibe of the originals.
Rumours of a move into Formula One persist, but for now at least Audi remains fully committed to the FIA World Endurance Championship. Its contender for the 2015 season is a heavily-revised R18 e-tron quattro.
Traditionally, specifying a diesel engine has been the default solution for BMW X5 buyers wanting to experience comparatively decent fuel economy. Now though there's an alternative in the form of the xDrive40e.
Nissan might be about to launch a rather interesting-looking small hatchback. The Sway, which has been unveiled in concept form at the Geneva Motor Show, adopts a striking design that's intended to appeal to European tastes.
Chevrolet's latest Colorado special edition is intended for serious all-terrain use. Called the Trail Boss, it features the Z71 package plus some additional off-road equipment.
Porsche has drawn on its extensive motorsport experience to create the extreme 911 GT3 RS. Built around a 911 Turbo bodyshell, the new model is immediately identified by a huge rear wing, prominent vents above the front wheels and an internal roll cage.
Launched towards the end of last year, the Lagonda Taraf was originally intended only for Middle Eastern markets. That's no longer the case, because Aston Martin has just announced a significant strategy change.
As anticipated, a racing version of the Mercedes-AMG GT is set to be unveiled at this month's Geneva Motor Show. Given that the new car has been built to comply with FIA GT3 regulations, it's simply known as the Mercedes-AMG GT3.
Although the 2015 M4 DTM looks virtually identical to last season's car, that's understandable because the homologation regulations didn't permit any major changes. Nevertheless, BMW Motorsport has continued with detailed development work in order to improve its racer.
Just 24 examples of the Aston Martin Vulcan hypercar are going to be produced. Intended for circuit use only, the exclusive ownership experience is set to involve driver training and special events.
Compact MPVs aren't the most exciting things, but plenty of families value their versatility. Consequently the arrival of an all-new Volkswagen Touran is a significant event for a sizeable contingent of real-world car buyers.
If the Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG or S 65 AMG Coupés simply aren't powerful enough, then Brabus now has a solution. Its latest creation, called the 850 6.0 Biturbo Coupé, takes an all-wheel drive S 63 AMG 4Matic and applies a comprehensive makeover.