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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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Lexus to unveil all-electric CT successor at upcoming Tokyo Show?

Lexus is expected to unwrap an all-electric concept model at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show in October, according to a report by UK publication Autocar. The concept will provide a glimpse into Lexus’ first ever full electric vehicle (EV) and will be based on the brand’s futuristic LF-SA concept from …

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Ford Fiesta ST to land Q1 2020 priced from $31,990

The new-generation Ford Fiesta ST will hit showrooms across Australia in Q1 2020, priced from $31,990 plus on-road costs.  Made in Germany, the Ford Performance Fiesta ST is said to be the most responsive, engaging and fun-to-drive Fiesta ST ever, featuring a range of innovative Sports Technologies that enhance power …

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Honda HR-V now available with chic interior colour options

Honda Australia has introduced two new interior trim on upper grades of its HR-V compact SUV. The stylish Crimson and Classic White interior colourways are available as an option on HR-V RS and VTi-LX grades as part of a limited production run, following on from the success of the Sandstone …

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2020 Hyundai Kona gains improved safety across range

The 2020 Hyundai Kona has been updated with additional standard safety as part of the Hyundai SmartSense suite of technologies, across a continuing four-grade range. Every 2020 Kona from the range-opening Go variant features Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW) systems as standard. The range-opening 2020 Kona …

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2020 Land Rover Defender leaked as first teaser drops

Land Rover has given a first glimpse of the new Defender ahead of its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show on 10 September. The road to reveal for Land Rover’s most capable and durable 4×4 started in one of the most land-locked locations on earth, among the towering 300m …

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Mitsubishi updates Outlander for 2020

Mitsubishi has given the Outlander mid-size SUV yet another round of updates to bring it more inline with the competition. Applied to all 2020 Outlander, the update is designed to deliver a more refined and functional SUV through improved specifications across the range. The 2020 model year Outlander Exceed range-topper …

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2020 BMW X6 price and specification confirmed

The third-generation BMW X6 will arrive in Australia in the fourth quarter of 2019 with an enhanced styling package, sleek proportions, new infotainment systems and the option of BMW’s new high-capacity towing solution across all models. The new BMW X6 has grown in length, width and wheelbase but with a …

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Porsche takes on Tesla in the new Taycan interior

Porsche is entering a new era with the new Taycan, the brand’s first all-electric sports sedan. While we don’t yet know exactly what kind of performance is on offer with the Taycan, Porsche has unveiled the EV’s interior and we must say it’s pretty space-age. Following Tesla’s approach, Porsche has …

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2019 Toyota Corolla ZR Petrol Review

It feels like the Toyota Corolla has been around forever. It must feel that way because it’s now in its 12th-generation and it’s still immensely popular. Not because it’s anything special but because it’s a name synonymous with words like sensible, reliable and dependable. In other words – it’s just …

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Nissan GT-R refined for 2020, 50th Anniversary Edition introduced

Yet another round of updates for the 2020 Nissan GT-R. Special 50th Anniversary Edition joins range. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Nissan GT-R, its maker has given the range a refresh and also introduced a special 50th anniversary variant. To mark five decades since the GT-R global unveil, fans …

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Ford Ranger FX4 special edition to return in 2020

Ford will offer the Ranger FX4 special edition as part of the Ford Ranger line-up in Australia starting from December 2019. Based on the volume-selling, mid-spec Ranger XLT dual-cab 4×4, the return of the FX4 nameplate brings with it an even more distinctive identity and offering, with unique design elements …

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