FAST ‘N’ CURIOUS
Jaguar dominates the World Car of the Year awards, taking the overall prize and the best design award with its F-Pace SUV. Other category winners are Toyota Prius Prime for green car, Porsche Boxster-Cayman for sports car, BMW i3 urban and Mercedes S-Class luxury.
The Chevrolet Corvette, which is still tipped as a Holden performance headliner, goes further than most cars in keeping track of itself. It has a dashboard log for the number of hours the engine has run from its first start-up, as well as the cumulative total of lifetime engine revolutions.
The SUV-led renewal at Volvo is picking up pace after the next XC60’s return appearance at the New York motor show to tease American buyers. The XC60 is set for Australia at the end of this year with petrol and diesel propulsion plus the T8 Twin-Engine plug-in hybrid.