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Ferrari SP38 is an exclusive 488 GTB-based one-off

Ferrari has introduced its latest addition, the Ferrari SP38 to the highly exclusive Special Projects division. It follows in the footsteps of the SP 275 rw competizione and 458 MM Speciale, and is the first to be based on the 488 GTB. As you can see from the press photos, …

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Bugatti makes 100th Chiron and it costs a cool $4.45m

Bugatti is celebrating a production milestone with the delivery of the 100th hand crafted Chiron at the brand’s Molsheim plant in Alsace, France. Specifically commissioned by a wealthy individual from the Arabian Peninsula, Chiron number 100 is finished in a striking dark blue carbon matte paint scheme – a first …

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Lexus LC Limited Edition takes paint finishes to new height

The Lexus LC Limited Edition’s iridescent blue finish was inspired by the shimmering blue of the American Morpho butterfly and took 15 years of painstaking research and development. Available in both V8-powered LC500 and hybrid LC 500h, the new shade of blue – called Morphic Blue – is said to …

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UK-delivered 533kW HSV VXR8 up for sale

A fire-breathing Walkinshaw-tuned HSV VXR8 complete with attention grabbing ‘psychedelic’ wrap is up for sale in the UK. Owned by the administrator of a Facebook paged called ‘HSV Holden UK Community’, the 2007 E Series HSV VXR8 – the equivalent of a HSV GTS in Australia – comes with a …

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Hardcore Ford Fiesta RS hyper-hatch on the way

Rumours have been circulating for a while but it seems Ford has admitted they are working on its first-ever Fiesta RS hot hatch that will sit at the pointy end of the range. Details are scarce at the moment, but when asked about a hotter Fiesta at the new ST’s …

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2018 Lexus LX 570 Review – bush-bashing in style

  What is it? The LX570 is Lexus’ flagship SUV that’s been around in its current form since 2008. It went under the knife three times along the way, with the latest facelift performed in 2016 where it has remained unchanged since. It’s a large behemoth based on the oily …

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2019 Ford Ranger unveiled: 10-spd auto, 2.0-litre biturbo, more tech

Ford Australia has unveiled its facelifted MY19 Ford Ranger which is set to arrive in local showrooms in September. The new range is headlined by a new 2.0-litre bi-turbo diesel found under the XLT and Wildtrak flagship. While the existing 3.2-litre five-cylinder turbo diesel carries over unchanged, XLT and Wildtrak …

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Honda: Hard-core NSX Type R a possibility

A high-performance Honda NSX Type R with even more power is a possibility, according to Jon Ikeda, Vice President and General Manager of Acura, Honda’s luxury arm in the U.S. Speaking to our friends at Motoring during the 2018 Detroit Motor Show, Ikeda says: “Performance is what we’re after and …

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2018 Range Rover Velar P380 SE Review

  Land Rover is on a roll these days, churning out models that seem to come straight from the glittering motor show stand into its fancy showrooms. And if Leonardo da Vinci were to design a modern SUV, the elegant Range Rover Velar would probably be his masterpiece. From the …

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Oettinger upstages Volkswagen GTI TCR with TCR Germany Street

While the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is stealing the headlines at the Wörthersee 2018, elsewhere, longtime VW tuner, Oettinger has wheeled out something that will make the TCR look tame. Dubbed the TCR Germany Street, the car packs more punch and attitude than the GTI TCR, with its turbocharged 2.0-litre …

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Official: 420kW Rolls-Royce Cullinan joins luxury SUV race

Rolls Royce has unveiled its opulent, high-riding Cullinan SUV, the first-ever from the ultra luxury brand and named after the largest single-piece diamond ever discovered in the world. Describing it as “an all-terrain high-bodied car”, the Cullinan has been tasked to attract “the younger, very successful high net worth individuals …

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Volkswagen unveils aggressive Golf concepts for Wörthersee

As per tradition, a group of young Volkswagen apprentices have created two exclusive Golf concepts for the annual Wörthersee meeting in Australia. The first concept, dubbed the Golf GTI Next Level, see the talented technicians dial up a three-door Golf GTI’s styling to the… next level, courtesy of an aggressive …

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Hardcore 430kW BMW M5 Competition confirmed for Australia

BMW has announced its hardcore M5 Competition will arrive in Australia in the second half of 2018, following the success of the M5 which went on sale recently. “Within weeks of revealing the BMW M5, we sold out our initial allocation of 50 units,” said BMW Group Australia CEO, Marc …

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This ABT-tuned Volkswagen Beetle is almost worthy of a GTI badge

It isn’t often a tuner shows an interest in the Volkswagen Beetle but that’s exactly what Volkswagen/Audi tuner, ABT has done by turning this Beetle into something worthy of a GTI badge. The tuned Beetle pumps out a stout 213kW and 430Nm of torque from its 2.0- litre TSI engine, …

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