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Mercedes-AMG farewells G-Wagen with V12 G 65 Final Edition

Mercedes-AMG is sending off the G-Wagen with an exclusive G 65 Final Edition packing a 463kW/1,000Nm hand-built 6.0-litre biturbo V12 engine. Limited to just 65 units worldwide, the big brute is capable of storming from 0-100km/ in just 5.3 seconds before hitting a top speed of 230km/h. The V12 engine …

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ABT churns out 250kW Volkswagen Arteon “R”

After for a Volkswagen Arteon R? Look no further as long time Volkswagen cars tuner, ABT has taken the wraps off their tuned Arteon pumping out a potent 250kW and 420Nm of torque. Based on the 206kW all-wheel drive Arteon 2.0 TSI, the tuner managed to wring out an extra 44kW …

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820kW Nissan GT-R to challenge 911 GT2 RS Nürburgring record

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is currently the official Nürburgring production car lap record holder but British tuner, Litchfield thinks they can change that. Dubbed the LM1 RS GT-R, the Nissan GT-R-based challenger has been designed as the ultimate track-focused GT-R, capable of lapping the circuit in less than 6 …

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Toyota unveils EVs with AI that understand humans

Toyota has unveiled a family of three concept cars as its vision for a future where cars and humans will work together as partners to deliver the freedom and pleasure of mobility to as many people as possible. Using artificial intelligence (AI), the cars are said to recognise emotions and …

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Honda NSX gets aggressive Liberty Walk makeover

Japanese tuner, Liberty Walk, has certainly been busy lately. Hot on the heels of ‘Works’ Mustang, the company has wheeled out yet another showstopper in the form of the Honda NSX. Known for their outrageous wide-body creations, the Liberty Walk NSX surprisingly does so without one. Rather than bolt-on flared …

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Farewell: Volkswagen kills slow-selling Scirocco from line up

Volkswagen has quietly killed off its slow-selling Scirocco from the company’s global line up. Introduced back in 2008, the Scirocco has been one of Volkswagen’s more stylish models. Available overseas with an assortment of engines and variants, the Scirocco was only offered as a range-topping R in Australia with a …

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2018 Suzuki Swift Sport confirmed for Australia – arrives early 2018

Suzuki Australia has confirmed the next-generation 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport will arrive in the first quarter of 2018. The Swift Sport has been one of Suzuki Australia’s most popular models, thanks to its engaging dynamics and punchy engine. The new Swift Sport will come with a new 1.4-litre BoosterJet turbo …

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Official: High-riding Ferrari SUV coming

YES. NO. MAYBE…. Ferrari’s stand on whether to join the SUV fray has finally come to an end, with company CEO, Sergio Marchionne, confirming a prancing horse SUV is on the way. “Ferrari is beyond just considering an SUV and will take about 30 months to decide on production, which …

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Video: Holden debuts twin-turbo V6 Supercar engine at Mt Panorama

In preparation for an era without a V8 engine, Red Bull Holden Racing Team is continuing to test its new twin-turbo V6 mill, which made its debut over the weekend at Mount Panorama ahead of the Bathurst 1000. The prototype engine was installed in the team’s one-off Project Sandman and …

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Hyundai unleashes assault on small SUV segment with the all-new Kona

Hyundai has unveiled its all-new Kona small SUV into one of the most popular segments in Australia, joining the brand’s bigger Tucson and Santa Fe SUVs. The Kona is said to be developed to meet both the rational and emotional needs of its buyers and neatly blends the key elements required …

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Citroën announces pricing and specifications for funky new 2018 C3

Citroën has announced the pricing and specifications of its funky new 2018 Citroën C3, which goes on sale this month. Brimming with exuberance and freshness, the new French hatch will also be extensively customisable to cater for individual expression. “The new C3 has all the Citroën brand markers and all …

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Toyota previews next-generation Crown ahead of Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota has given us an early preview of its Crown Concept ahead of the car’s debut at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. One of the brand’s most important domestic models, the current 14th generation Crown has been around since 2012 (slightly refreshed in 2015) and is in desperate need of …

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First-ever Range Rover Sport PHEV confirmed, launching April 2018

Following on recent announcement that all Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles will be electrified from 2020, the company has confirmed its first-ever plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), the 2018 Range Rover Sport P400e will arrive in Australia from April 2018. Featuring a 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine married to an …

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