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Toyota brings 5 generations of Supra together for the first time

Toyota has brought together five generations of its Supra sports coupe at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed last weekend, including the fifth-generation A90 Supra. Fans were treated to the spectacle with a total of 50 Supras from four earlier generations taking part in the event. Most of the cars …

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2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Review

  What is it? Launched globally in 2016, the Ioniq is Hyundai’s first mainstream hybrid model and part of the brand’s push to introduce up to 15 eco-friendly cars to the market by 2020, consisting of a range of hybrids, plug-in hybrids, fully electric vehicles and even fuel cell vehicles. …

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Renault ZOE electric vehicle now on sale to retail customers

Renault’s all-electric ZOE is now on sale to the general public due to private customer demand and after undergoing successful fleet trials in Australia last year. Priced from $47,490 plus on-road costs, the ZOE will initially be sold through four specially expanded electric vehicle dealer network in the country. This …

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New Toyota Supra to weigh 1,500kg and has as much torque as a Lexus V8

More details have emerged on the upcoming Toyota Supra, as the company’s chief engineer disclosed the highly anticipated model would tip the scales around the 1,500kg region and be about as powerful as a V8 Lexus. Speaking to Autocar in the UK, Tetsuya Tada said the resurrected Supra is “around …

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Aston Martin creates crazy one-off V8 Cygnet

The Aston Martin Cygnet had often been derided for being a gloried Toyota iQ. It was created and sold in the EU to enable Aston Martin to meet the stringent 2012 fleet average emissions regulations in there. It was a sales flop, with only approximately 300 sold rather than the …

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AEB, Lane Keep Assist standard on 2018 Kia Sportage range

Two years after its local launch, Kia Australia has given its 2018 Sportage a mild facelift, better refinement and enhanced safety equipment. Available in four trim levels – Si, Si Premium, SLi and GT-Line – and a choice of three engines, the Si, Si Premium and SLi are motivated by …

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Lamborghini Huracan Performante destroyed after pump mishap

Imagine filling up at a service station and the next thing you know, your car is on fire. That’s exactly what happened to one unlucky owner of a Lamborghini Huracan Performante in the U.S. The car was one of a pair of Lamborghinis which were on their way home from …

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2018 Range Rover Velar D240 SE Review

What is it? The Velar is the fourth addition to Range Rover’s burgeoning line-up that started with the original Range Rover in 1970. It fills the space between the baby Range Rover Evoque and flagship Range Rover Sport. Described by Land Rover’s Chief Design Officer, Gerry McGovern as “the avant …

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2018 Renault Megane R.S. on sale now from $44,990

Renault has announced the highly anticipated Megane R.S. will arrive in Australia in September priced from $44,990 plus on-road costs. Available in both manual and EDC twin-clutch automatic transmission for the first time, the French hot hatch also features a first in class four-wheel-steering system. Powering the car is a …

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Mercedes-Benz may offer V8-powered X-Class

Mercedes-Benz is ready to drop a V8 petrol engine into the X-Class ute, if customers demand it. Speaking to our friends at Drive, head of X-Class engineering, Frank Schumacher said the company isn’t prepared to upgrade its diesel V6 to beat its closest rival, the Volkswagen Amarok, but will take …

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Report: Next Volkswagen Beetle to be a four-door EV

Volkswagen is reportedly contemplating turning the next-generation Beetle into a pure electric, four-door model in its quest to broaden its EV range. If green light, the model would sit on Volkswagen Group’s flexible MEB electric vehicle architecture that is set to debut under the I.D. EV hatchback next year. VW …

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Nissan and Italdesign creates ultra-rare GT-R to mark 50th anniversary

Nissan and Italdesign have unveiled the GT-R50 by Italdesign built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of both the GT-R and Italdesign. Based on the production 2018 Nissan GT-R NISMO, the one-off prototype was developed, engineered and built by the famous Italian design house, and will make its debut in Europe …

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Upcoming Tesla pick-up comes with “crazy torque” and 805km range

Despite being plagued by production delays and autopilot crash scandals, Elon Musk still managed to find time to talk about another upcoming product, the Tesla pick-up truck. Posted via the CEO’s official Twitter account, Musk released a few preliminary details about the model – it would sport a dual-motor, all-wheel …

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Rare Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren up for sale for a cool $1.95M

A rare Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 S Roadster has been put up for sale for a cool €1.24m ($A1,954,699) in Germany. Just 150 of the high performance super car were made worldwide and the example up for sale was first registered on 27 April, 2009. There have been two previous …

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