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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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2018 Audi A7 Sportback breaks cover

Audi has unveiled the all-new A7 Sportback today. As a further evolution of a new style of Gran Turismo, the A7 four-door coupe has been revamped with dynamic lines accompanied with a sportier driving experience and a larger cabin. Heavily influenced by the Audi Prologue design study, the exterior of the …

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Updated 2018 Kia Sorento gains new 8-speed box and safety features

Kia’s Sorento large SUV has been updated for 2018. The changes include a new eight-speed automatic across the range, a higher and longer body for increased internal space, revised and improved ride and handling characteristics, a new infotainment incorporating Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, AEB across the range, Lane Keeping Assist, Driver Attention …

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Volvo’s Polestar goes electric performance with Polestar 1

Polestar, Volvo’s performance sub-brand, has revealed its future as a new standalone electric performance brand. Polestar confirmed plans for its first three models, a new purpose-built production facility in China and a customer-focussed route to market that it says will set a new industry benchmark for performance vehicles. The company’s …

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Updated 2018 Lexus NX line-up – what’s new?

Lexus has updated the contemporary design, driving dynamics and luxury features of its best-selling model, the NX compact crossover. Bold new exterior designs evolve the popular SUV’s sporty, dynamic styling while the interior delivers a driver’s environment with added convenience including a 10.3-inch display screen and improved remote touch controller. …

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Custom-built Volkswagen Amarok V6 leaps Golf GTI at WTAC

Volkswagen Australia’s top tier apprentices ran a customised V6 Amarok ute at the past weekend’s World Time Attack Challenge at Eastern Creek raceway, during which it recorded a lap time of under 2 minutes, beating the 1:59sec challenge set by the Golf GTI hot hatch. Assembled in Volkswagen’s Australian headquarters …

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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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2018 Honda Civic Type R: Technical Overview

The all-new Honda Civic Type R is one of the most eagerly anticipated new models to arrive this year. Combining every day useability and track-honed dynamism, the fifth-generation Civic Type R continues the Type R legacy as an exciting, front-wheel drive high-performance hatch that is the ultimate expression of the genre. …

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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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Ferrari marks 70th anniversary with LaFerrari Aperta at Motorclassica

Ferrari is celebrating its 70th Anniversary with Australian audiences at the Motorclassica motor show in Melbourne this weekend. As the featured marque at Motorclassica, Ferrari is hosting the largest showcase of rare and exotic, historic, vintage and collectible cars in the Southern Hemisphere. The event, held in Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building, displays the most …

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McLaren lifts the lid on 570S Spider in Australian debut

McLaren has unveiled its latest model in the Sports Series family – the McLaren 570S Spider. Revealed for the first time in Australia at a luxury waterfront venue in Sydney, the new 570S Spider combines the dynamism and refinement of the 570S Coupé with the extra exhilaration of open-air motoring. Hand-assembled in …

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More kit and price slash for 2018 Toyota Fortuner

Toyota has embarked on an early Christmas for buyers of its seven-seat Fortuner range by adding features while cutting prices by a minimum of $5,000. Prices for the range in Australia now start at $42,590 – a reduction of $5,400 or 11.25 per cent – and all but the top-of-the-line …

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Range Rover Plug-in Hybrid now available

Following the introduction of the new Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) last week, Jaguar Land Rover’s ICE to ACE journey continues, moving from conventional internal combustion engines to autonomous, connected and electrified vehicles. Joining the Range Rover Sport PHEV in electrification is Land Rover’s flagship Range Rover …

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Remote-Control Nissan GT-R laps Silverstone without driver onboard

Nissan UK has created the ultimate remote-control car for gamers – the Nissan GT-R /C. Celebrating the release of Gran Turismo Sport, out in Europe on October 18th for the PlayStation 4, and marking 20 years of Nissan involvement in the Gran Turismo gaming series, the one-off project car was extensively …

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