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Toyota GR Supra TRD brings racy aerokit and tweaked dampers

Toyota GR Supra TRD revealed with lots of goodies First showcased as a concept back in February 2019, the Toyota GR Supra Performance Line Concept has now become a reality. The in-house tweaked Supra is now officially called the Supra TRD, which as its name suggests, is tuned by none …

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Sharper, lighter Hyundai i30 N Project C makes debut

Hyundai’s first ever hot hatch has gone even hotter with the official unveiling of the i30 N Project C at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week. Based on the highly acclaimed i30 N hatch, the Project C gets its name from the Area C test track at Hyundai’s Namyang R&D …

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First-ever Mazda EV set for Tokyo debut

Mazda will unveil its first ever full electric vehicle at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show in October, according to a report by Automotive News. The EV will be revealed in concept form to gauge public interest, but the company is said to have prepared a number of working prototypes with …

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225kW MINI John Cooper Works Clubman leads updated JCW line-up

The fastest ever production MINI will hit Australian shores this year with introduction of the new high performance MINI John Cooper Works (JCW) Clubman.    Extensive changes to the John Cooper Works four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol engine help it produce a potent 225kW – an significant increase of 55kW over …

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Updated Audi TT and TTS price and specification

The latest incarnation of the brand’s iconic sportscar, the Audi TT and TTS, arrive in Australia this month, bringing sharp new styling and a boost in standard equipment. The styling of the Audi TT and TTS remains true to the origins of this iconic sportscar, but with a more aggressive, …

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Honda e unveiled as brand’s first mass production EV

Honda’s first ever mass production electric vehicle has been unwrapped at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Honda e signifies a new era of electrification for the Japanese car maker, with first deliveries of the compact EV to begin in 2020 in Europe. Prices for Honda e will start from €29,470 …

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2020 Audi RS 7 Sportback introduces wide body and 5 seats

The second-generation Audi RS 7 Sportback has been officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Ingolstadt’s latest super four-door coupe has evolved into a wide-bodied five-seater for the first time, along with improved performance and efficiency delivered by a mild hybrid system. The new Audi RS 7 Sportback sits low …

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First look: 2020 Land Rover Defender

The all-new Land Rover Defender has been officially unveiled. An off-road icon reimagined for the 21st century, the new Defender has been completely redesigned and modernised, signifying a new era for the adventure vehicle. Despite the new sheet metal, a distinctive silhouette makes the new Defender instantly recognisable, with minimal …

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Next-gen Ford Focus ST arriving Q1 2020 priced from $44,690

The all-new Ford Focus ST will arrive in Australia in early 2020 with a wider line-up including the first paddleshift automatic to the high performance model to broaden its appeal. Sourced from Ford’s European factory in Germany, the Focus ST will retail for $44,690 plus on-road costs for the 6-speed …

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Lamborghini Sian unveiled as brand’s first electrified super car

Lamborghini has unwrapped its first electrified model in the form of the a hybrid supercar. Appropriately named Sian which translates to thunderbolt in the local dialect of the Bologna region of Italy, home to Lamborghini, the hybrid supercar is engineered around “unique” hybrid technologies and promises to deliver “the extraordinary …

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BMW 1 Series hatch pricing and specification confirmed

The all-new 2020 BMW 1 Series hatch will arrive in Australian showrooms later this year initially with a two-tier line-up, starting with the entry-level 1 Series 118i and capped off with the top-spec 1 Series M135i xDrive. Looking like a low riding version of the larger BMW X2 SUV, the third-generation 1 …

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2019 BMW 3 Series Review – 320d Luxury Line

Think luxury sports sedan and the BMW 3 Series immediately springs to mind. Since its inception in 1975, the 3 Series has been often regarded as the de facto rear-wheel drive, driver-focused compact executive saloon. It is the German marque’s best-selling model, accounting for nearly one-third of the brand’s annual …

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Off-road ready Ford Ranger Wildtrak X joins range

Ford is introducing an even wilder version of its Ranger Wildtrak ute. Dubbed the Wildtrak X, the off-road focused edition of Australia’s second best-selling vehicle combines the convenience and high-spec equipment of the Wildtrak with more capable off-road gear. Delivering a striking on-road presence second only to the Ford Ranger …

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Jaguar F-Pace SVR brings stonking supercharged V8 from $140k

Australian pricing for the all-new Jaguar F-Pace SVR has been announced, starting at $140,020 plus on road costs. Engineered by Special Vehicle Operations (SVO), with a 44 percent uplift in power, the F-Pace SVR’s 5.0-litre V8 supercharged petrol engine produces 404kW and 680Nm, enabling it to reach 0-100km/h in 4.3 …

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