2017 Kia Rio specifications and features

AVAILABLE only as a five-door, the 2017 Kia Rio will get an upgrade soon after its launch in January next year.

Forza Horizon 3 review: Australia's never looked so good

Fancy racing a freight train?

Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Twelve Apostles feature

328kmh! The world's fastest VW Beetle

FLYING DUB: Production VW Beetle's 2.0-litre engine modified to 405kW to help break the 200mph barrier.

Rapid bug smashes Beetle Land Speed Record

New Rio poised to clinch Kia top 10 position

The 2017 Kia Rio goes on show at the Paris Motor Show.

The 2017 Kia Rio has the potential to entrench Kia as a top 10 brand

The Ford Mustang you really want: V8 GT road test and review

RIGHT PONY: There's the Mustang with the sensible four-cylinder engine, and then there's this, the proper one. The V8 Mustang GT Fastback with manual gearbox is a purist's dream.

Pure rear wheel drive muscle in Ford's firecracker

December arrival for Holden's new $21,990 Astra

ASTRA ARRIVAL: Multi-award winning Opel Astra arrives here in December sporting a Holden badge and high hopes of boosting the brand as local manufacturing winds up.

European Car of the Year a key Holden model

Infiniti QX30 all-wheel-drive SUV road test and review

ALL-PAW PREMIUM: Why be a sheep? If you fancy a premium all-wheel-drive small SUV alternative to your Germans, Infiniti offers its attractive QX30. But should you buy one?

Stylish crossover a break from the norm

All-new Volkswagen Tiguan SUV road test and review

Volkswagen’s long-awaited Tiguan SUV update is bigger, bolder and blingier than its predecessor

All-new mid-size SUV ready to boost VW sales

Holden reveals all-new Equinox SUV is Australia bound

COMING SOON: Chevrolet reveals its global Equinox SUV model and Holden quickly confirms we'll be seeing it in Australia in 2017.

2017 arrival for Captiva replacement

WATCH: How to get a council to fix your road

New South Wales farmer Kate Broughton standing on a road that use to be able to handle a school bus but is barely used these days due to the condition of the road and lack of maintenance and repair.

Farming family uses video submission to get council to fix road

14’6” Trakmate Off Road

14’6” Trakmate Off Road Independent suspension, Full Ensuite Separate/Shower, Toilet, R/C air con $ 44,995.

Future now: coming cars revealed before Paris Motor Show

DISCO FEVER: All-new and more rounded Land Rover Discovery is just one model teased ahead of its Paris Motor Show launch

Land Rover, Citroen, Renault, Peugeot and Audi break cover

The best family SUV you won't buy? Skoda's Kodiaq revealed

BIG CHALLENGE: Skoda's seven-seat Kodiaq unveiled, but will it be the model to finally make Aussies warm to the peripheral brand?

Skoda's seven-seat SUV challenger revealed

2017 Kia Rio revealed ahead of its Paris Motor Show debut

RIO GAMES: Set to be revealed in the metal in late September, Kia has released images of its new Rio light car to build the excitement.

New shape, styling and cabin for Kia's light Rio

Concept car for the super rich: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

GRACE AND PACE: All-electric Mercedes-Maybach concept has 550kW, hits 100kmh in under four seconds and has a range of 500 kilometres. It won't be for poor people.

The classics reinterpreted with this dazzling Maybach concept

Koenigsegg Regera: make way for the Megacar

LUDICROUS: 1120kW, 2000Nm and outrageous acceleration times make the plug-in hybrid Koenigsegg Regera deserving of the term "Megacar".

Bonkers Swedish supercar builder Koenigsegg raises the bar

TOP TRUCKIN' THINGS TO DO

Top trucking news and events

Death toll down but drivers at risk still

A roadside memorial on the Warrego Highway near the Haigslea-Amberley Rd intersection.

Report shows death toll down

Have your say on CoR

Have your say on Chain of Responsibility in the NHVR survey.

THE responsibility for safety in the heavy vehicle transport industr

Hospital stints are one way to give up the fags...

Truckies tell us the best way to quit smoking.

Found the cure for smoking - develop a health condition.

Rolling Through the Riverina

Andrew Bell of Lindsay Transport led the way in his Kenworth T409.

Community turns out for Riverina Truck Show and convoy.

Bald tyre and cracked U-bolts found on trailer travelling down M1

The bald tyre police found after tip offs that a trailer was tilting to the left while being driven down the M1.

REPORTS of a trailer tilting to the left while travelling down the M

BIGmate gets telematics approval

TELEMATICS EVOLUTION: BIGmate is taking Australian telematics solutions to new heights.

Australian telematics specialist BIGmate has obtained type-approval