Alvin Lee

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Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition sets new record at Suzuka

The Honda Civic Type R has added yet another circuit lap record under its belt, with the hot hatch claiming the fastest ever lap time for a front-wheel drive production car at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan. Lapping the iconic circuit in 2 minutes and 23.993 seconds, the Civic Type …

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2021 Audi S3 sedan hits the road fully undisguised

The next-generation Audi S3 sedan has been spotted testing on public roads in Germany without a shred of camouflage. It’s the first time the sports sedan hits the wild fully undisguised, revealing a sportier front bumper design, side skirts and the obligatory quad exhaust tips. Also visible in the spy …

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TOM’S Toyota Corolla shows off tasteful mods

With the Toyota GR Corolla name trademarked earlier this year, it’s only a matter of when the hot Corolla makes its debut. The GR name is given to Toyota’s performance line-up and is the acronym for Gazoo Racing, the company’s in-house tuning and racing outfit. The GR Corolla will take on …

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Will the next-generation Honda HR-V look this good?

The current-generation Honda HR-V has been around since 2014, which means a new model is due. With not a prototype in sight, or a teaser released, the next-gen HR-V seems a while away. But that did not stop creatives minds from envisioning what the new HR-V might look like. Here’s …

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Is the BMW 220i the sweet spot of the 2 Series Gran Coupe range?

BMW introduced the 2 Series Gran Coupe earlier this year with a simple two-tier line-up. For the average buyer, there’s the 218i powered by the modest but still lively turbocharged 1.5-litre 3-cylinder petrol engine developing 103kW and 220Nm. The entry-level model is good for a 0-100km/h sprint in a claimed …

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2020 Lexus LS 500 Inspiration Series Review

Before the SUV craze, the definition of the ultimate luxury car was a large saloon with the sveltest exterior design, the plushest cabin you could have ever imagined, and the latest technology and gizmos. It had to also have the ability to convey authority and power everywhere it goes. The …

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2021 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe rendering is production ready

With the unveiling of the all-new BMW 4 Series coupe last month, it’s safe to say that the debut of its more practical cousin, the 4 Series Gran Coupe is likely only months away. A couple of prototypes have been spotted recently around the Nurburgring test track, but their full …

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First Look: 2021 Kia Carnival goes upmarket

Kia has revealed first images of the new Kia Carnival, the fourth generation of the brand’s full-size peoplemover. Released in Korean specification, the new Kia Carnival is called by its maker as the ‘grand utility vehicle’ (GUV) and due for global launch toward the end of this year. The new …

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2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR spotted testing at the Nurburgring

The most potent Volkswagen Golf GTI ever is inching closer to production. Seen here pounding the Nurburgring test track in Germany, the next-generation Golf GTI TCR had not a shred of camouflage on, suggesting this is the pre-production model. The Golf GTI TCR is the road-going version of the World …

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2020 Subaru Forester Hybrid Review

Right from the start, the Subaru Forester has been known for its practicality, durability and go-anywhere versatility. It’s the no-nonsense mid-size SUV that you just get in and go to places. In Australia, it’s been popular among families and adventure seekers for generations. Now, for the first time ever, hybrid …

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Next-gen Nissan 400Z rendered

The upcoming Nissan 400Z was teased in a recent Nissan Next corporate video (below), offering a glimpse of the highly anticipated sports car. While we wait for the first all-new Z car to debut in 14 years, a realistic rendering of the sports car has surfaced on the internet. Envisioned …

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All-new 2021 Mazda BT-50 unveiled

Mazda has today revealed the tough new look for its BT-50 ute, blending sleek new styling with rugged capability. Adopting styling elements from the current-generation Mazda CX-9 large SUV, the new 2021 Mazda BT-50 ute features the brand’s corporate three-dimensional grille which is flanked by a pair of sculpted headlamps. …

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2021 Lexus IS debuts with evocative design and chassis tweaks

The intensively updated 2021 Lexus IS has made its global debut revealing a dramatic exterior redesign, enhanced dynamics and added technology. Arriving in Australia in late 2020, the new IS is more of an evolution of the outgoing third-generation model than an all-new model. It reimagines the sports sedan concept …

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Toyota GR Supra gets AC Schnitzer treatment

BMW tuning specialist AC Schnitzer has only ever played with, well, BMW and MINI cars. Until now. The German tuner has just revealed their latest project and it’s a Toyota Supra! It’s not all that surprising, though, as the new GR Supra is based on the BMW Z4. This allowed …

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