Having bid farewell to the VW Beetle a few years ago in Australia, Volkswagen has announced it is ending worldwide production of its iconic Beetle after seven decades on the market, with the last love bug to roll off the line from the company's factory in the state of Puebla, Mexico, in July 2019.
With such linage, will Beetle enthusiasts be granted a spiritual successor to electrify coming generations?
Will it re-emerge as an electric Love Bug?
Based on history, never say never.

 

Go Green with Envy. Australians are slowly realising that the best way to avoid queuing up at a petrol station is to go green. It wasn't that long ago that the fuel efficient cars were seen as the bastion of inner city hippies. However, in recent times, public sentiment has changed and with that comes a greater awareness of the availability of environmentally friendly, fuel efficient or low emission vehicles. Here's some of what is on offer in 2018. 


 

For most enthusiasts the legendary A9X remains the ultimate Torana and arguably GM-H’s finest muscle car, a homologation weapon that kept Holden at the top of the game in one of the greatest eras of touring car racing. One serious enthusiast just splashed out $275k for a piece of nostalgia.


 

Australia’s motor industry new car sales for the first half of 2018 are ahead of 2017 by 1% at 605,522 units but have car sales cooled as housing prices slump? Learn more.