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First Look: The Updated 2019 Audi TT

Twenty years after the series premiere of the original TT, the third generation of the Audi TT is receiving a comprehensive update. Right on time for the 20th anniversary of the first Audi TT, the brand is especially highlighting the sports car character of the new model. Audi has accordingly …

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Honda adds sporty RS variant to updated HR-V range

Honda’s updated HR-V compact crossover will go on sale next month with a new addition to the line-up in the form of the HR-V RS sports variant. The HR-V stable now houses a four grade lineup starting from $24,990 for the VTi and rounding out from $34,590 for the top …

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2018 Lexus NX 300 Luxury AWD Review

The Lexus NX made a late entry to the burgeoning premium mid-size SUV market in 2014. Better late than sorry, the NX brought instant sales success for Lexus to become its best selling model, accounting for two-thirds of the brand’s SUV sales and every one in five Lexus models sold. …

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“Hey Mercedes” voice control debuts on 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

The all-new 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class will arrive in Australia in August starting with the mid-spec A 200 model. Slightly larger than before, the A-Class is said to be more comfortable and equipped with standard features such as the MBUX multimedia system with widescreen cockpit and touchscreen, plus a host of …

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HSV-converted RHD Chevrolet Camaro arriving August priced circa $80k

The wait is almost over for muscle car enthusiasts in Australia, as production of the right-hand-drive Chevrolet Camaro is set to hit full swing in August at Holden Special Vehicles’ new factory in Clayton South, outer Melbourne. Arriving a month later than expected, the Camaro will be imported from America …

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New-gen Holden Commodore joins South Australian Police

Holden’s all-new ZB Commodore has blitzed exhaustive test drive comparisons run by SA Police with the first new RS V6 All Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles joining the police fleet this week. Holden expects to supply more than 100 of the new high-tech Commodores as general duty and highway patrol cars …

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Next-gen Range Rover Evoque comes out to play

Land Rover’s top selling model, the Range Rover Evoque has been around since 2011. This means a replacement model is long overdue. And here it comes, in prototype form, at least. Spotted undergoing testing at the infamous Nurburgring circuit in Germany, the next-generation Evoque was draped in heavy camouflage. Despite …

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Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign could enter production

The Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign will make its world debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, England, on July 12. The first-ever collaboration between Nissan and Italdesign, the GT-R50 prototype shown at Goodwood could become the blueprint for an extremely limited run of hand-built production vehicles. The GT-R50 …

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Next-gen Toyota Supra to debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Sports car fans will get a taste of the performance potential of the all-new Toyota Supra when a production prototype makes its global debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. Toyota chief engineer Tetsuya Tada and master driver Herwig Daenens will race the reborn legendary coupe up …

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Kia Stinger sworn in as Queensland Police pursuit car

From today drivers in Queensland, Australia run the risk of feeling the sting of Queensland Police’s latest road safety weapon, the twin-turbo V6 Kia Stinger. After an extended assessment program the first of a fleet of Stinger 330 sport sedans has begun service with the Road Policing Command as an …

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specification confirmed

Hyundai’s new fourth-generation Santa Fe SUV has arrived Down Under, promising class-leading active safety features, interior space and functionality, packaged in a family-friendly style. The seven-seat Santa Fe is available in three trim levels – Active, Elite and Highlander – and come standard with Hyundai’s SmartSense active safety suite and …

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2018 Subaru Liberty 2.5i and 3.6R Review

The Subaru Liberty has long established itself as a safe, sensible and dependable family sedan. Introduced in the 1980s, it became a household nameplate for many Australian families before the SUV boom came in and shifted things around. Nevertheless, the Liberty has retained the same formula through the generations, one …

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Honda Civic Type R sets new lap record at Silverstone

Following two successes in the Honda Civic ‘Type R Challenge 2018’ at the Magny-Cours and Spa-Francorchamps circuits, the hot hatch has set a new 2mins 31.32secs lap record for a front-wheel drive production car at the Silverstone GP circuit in the UK, beating the benchmark set by the previous generation Civic Type …

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Next-gen Toyota Corolla hybrid to be the most advanced yet

The all-new 2019 Corolla hatch will debut Toyota’s latest generation hybrid technology that will be available across the range when the new model graces Australian showrooms in August. Promising improved driveability and tractability, the upgraded Hybrid Synergy Drive in the new Corolla is also said offer the optimum balance between …

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