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Tesla Model Y mid-size SUV unveiled

Tesla has unveiled its fourth passenger car in the form of the Model Y mid-size SUV. Slotting below the larger Model X in Tesla’s fast expanding portfolio, the Model Y is underpinned by the same platform as the Model 3 sedan and will be offered in Long Range, Dual-Motor All-Wheel …

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Honda Civic Type R joins NSW Police Force

Honda’s fiery Civic Type R high-performance hatch has just earned a new set of stripes after being recruited by the NSW Police Force. As part of a 12-month sponsored partnership between Honda Australia and the NSW Police Force, the Civic Type R has joined the Eyewatch social media initiative, which …

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Toyota Prius updated with styling tweak and new tech

Toyota has given its Prius hybrid small car a nip and tuck as part of a mid-life update. The updated Prius hatch features restyled front and rear bumpers that give it a more dynamic flowing appearance that is further enhanced by its slightly longer (+35mm) overall length. New slimline headlights …

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2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

Toyota’s new-generation Camry sedan has undergone a dramatic redesign from bumper to bumper that results in the sportiest and most aggressive looking Camry in its history. Built on a new platform, the 2019 Camry brings more emotional styling, new powertrains with higher power and better fuel economy, a revamped chassis …

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New-gen Nissan Leaf on-sale now priced from $49,990

The new-generation Nissan Leaf will be in Australian showrooms from August, priced from $49,990 plus on road costs. Available in a single high-spec grade, the Leaf has a 40kWh battery, an improved 110kW of power, up 38 per cent versus the outgoing model, and 320Nm of torque, an increase of …

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All-new Mazda CX-30 launched as brand’s fifth SUV offering

Mazda has taken the wraps off its second model in its new-generation line-up, the CX-30 compact SUV. As a new core model that slots between the CX-3 and CX-5, the CX-30 will compete against larger models of the compact SUV class such as the Nissan Qashqai and Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. …

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Right-hand drive Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 added to HSV range

HSV has confirmed that Chevrolet’s most powerful production Camaro – the ZL1 – would be added to its 2019 model line-up and on sale in showrooms across Australia from April priced at $159,990 plus on-road costs. Joining the Camaro 2SS, the right-hand drive ZL1 ups the ante with a 6.2-litre …

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Simplified 2019 Jaguar XE range steps up in tech and features

Jaguar Australia has streamlined its XE mid-size sedan range to just two offerings as part of a mid-life update. Simplified from 15 variants when the XE was first introduced in 2015, the 2019 line-up is now available in just the R-Dynamic SE and HSE trims, both powered by the 221kW/400Nm …

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2019 Audi SQ5 TDI brings e-turbo and mild hybrid system

The second-generation Audi SQ5 TDI has made its global debut today, over a year after the petrol fueled SQ5 was unveiled.  With an improved 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel powerplant, the SQ5 TDI generates 255kW of power and 700Nm of torque, a 5kW deficit over its petrol-powered twin but a significant …

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Spotted! Cadillac CTS tested on Australian roads

It’s on, and then it’s off. Plans to bring American premium brand Cadillac to Australia have always been hot topic at parent company General Motors and its Australian subsidiary Holden. After years of discussion, it seems those talks have finally gained traction, as evident by this Cadillac CTS, spotted completely …

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Peugeot 308 GTi Sport pairs pumped up looks with sharp price

Peugeot Australia will offer a limited run 308 GTi Sport featuring greater visual muscle, a driver training package for owners and a $42,990 sticker price – a saving of $3,500 on 2018 models. Available immediately and limited to just 20 examples, the 308 GTi Sport adds an aggressive five-piece body …

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2019 BMW X4 Review – xDrive20d

The fact that the BMW X4 is now in its second-generation says something about its appeal. People do buy cars like the X4. And yes ‘cars’ were plural because the segment that the X4 single-handedly created has now spawned a competitor in the form of the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, and …

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Volkswagen Caddy Beach campervan checks in at $46,990 driveaway

Weekday hatchback converts into a compact camper fold-out bed, 2.3m x 2.0m tent, table and ample storage. The Caddy Beach is the “most affordable and the cleverest recreational vehicle on sale today”, claims Volkswagen. Building on the long-wheel-based Caddy Maxi Trendline, the Caddy Beach is designed to pack as much …

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BMW M140i sent off as last rear-drive hot hatch with Finale Edition

BMW Australia has created an M140i Finale Edition as a final send off for the rear-wheel drive M140i hot hatch. With the next-generation 1 Series adopting BMW Group’s UKL platform utilised in the 2 Series Active Tourer and shared with MINI models, the current 1 Series and the M140i flagship is not only …

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