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Kia Stinger sworn in as Western Australian Police pursuit car

The Western Australian Police Department has added a sting in the tail of its traffic law enforcement team with the decision to roll out 50 Kia Stingers over the next 12 months. The decision makes WA the second police jurisdiction in Australia, after Queensland, to embrace the Stinger as a …

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Nissan unveils mobile observatory – Navara Dark Sky Concept

Nissan has unveiled the one-of-a-kind Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept at the 2018 Hannover Motor Show which takes exploration to the next level. Developed in the UK in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), the concept vehicle functions as a mobile astronomy lab, featuring an observatory-class telescope on a …

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Mercedes-AMG A35 breaks cover

The first ever Mercedes-AMG A 35 has joined the A-Class family as the new, more affordable performance grade until the full fat A 45 flagship arrives next year. Hailed by its manufacturer as “a true AMG for the Hot Hatch stage”, the A 35 is powered by a 2.0-litre petrol engine …

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Facelifted Mitsubishi Triton teased ahead of 2019 arrival

It’s 1978, and the world is changing. Space Invaders spreads to arcades across the globe and launches the video game industry. The first automated cellular phone network is being built in Japan and Superman takes off in cinemas. Another product is launched which, over the next four decades, will grow to …

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Ford GT race car headed to Bathurst for track debut

The Le Mans-winning Ford GT supercar will make its track debut on Australian soil at Mount Panorama, Bathurst this year. Driven by none-other than Australian racing driver, and full-time Ford Chip Ganassi Racing driver, Ryan Briscoe, the Ford Performance GT will turn its first wheel in anger at the iconic …

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Teased: Mercedes-AMG A35 to slot in between A250 and A45

Mercedes-AMG is giving us a sneak peak at the upcoming A35 hot hatch with a series of teaser images released today. Slated for its global debut at the Paris Motor Show next month, the latest addition to the A Class family is aimed at offering enthusiasts yet another option, one …

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Renault Kadjar mid-size SUV confirmed for Australia

Renault Australia has confirmed that its mid-size SUV, the Renault Kadjar, will be launching down under in 2019. Speaking at the launch of the all-new Megane R.S. this week, Andrew Moore, Managing Director Renault Australia, outlined the company’s plans to expand its SUV presence locally. “It is with great excitement …

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Lexus Digital Outer Mirror debuts on the new ES

Lexus will offer the world’s first “Digital Outer Mirrors” on the new ES mid-size sedan. By replacing conventional side mirrors with small cameras on the front doors, Lexus claims the new technology will provide drivers with a clearer view of the vehicle’s surrounding area. The cameras in the Digital Outer …

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Rapide E: Details of first all-electric Aston Martin revealed

With development of Aston Martin’s first all-electric production car – the Rapide E – progressing apace, the luxury British marque has today confirmed a raft of technical details for the strictly limited 155-unit special edition.  Developed with the help of Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) as its Electric Vehicle technology partner, …

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Suzuki Vitara Series II unveiled ahead of Q1 2019 arrival

Suzuki’s next generation Vitara Series II has been confirmed for the Australian market with local launch slated for the first quarter of 2019. Key changes include a revised exterior with new two-tone colour options along with substantial improvements in technology and safety. The Vitara Series II range will be available …

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Jenson Button’s bespoke McLaren P1 goes up for sale

The McLaren P1 is undoubtedly a modern automotive engineering masterpiece. But this particular P1 is even more special, as it’s not just any one of those 375 examples that rolled off McLaren’s production line, this is Jenson Button’s P1. And it’s up for sale with just 887 km on the …

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First ever BMW X3 M and X4 M coming in 2019

BMW is extending its range of high performance M models to the X3 and X4 for the first time. The X3 M and X4 M will join the X5 M and X6 M in 2019 as BMW’s M division newest members. As proof that development is already underway, the German …

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2019 Subaru Forester gains in size and features but drops turbo

Subaru has launched the new generation of its Forester SUV, featuring new technologies, including the brand’s first-ever driver recognition system, and the roomiest cabin in the model’s history. The new Forester is the latest application of the Subaru Global Platform, which is said to bring sharper handling and greater comfort. …

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BMW X2 M35i debuts new 235kW turbo four

BMW’s most powerful 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine is making first application in the new X2 M35i – the new range-topping model of the X2 line-up. Delivering 225kW of power and 450Nm of torque, the new turbo four-pot joins the brand’s 3.0-litre turbo straight-six engine in the M Performance family of …

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