Alvin Lee

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2020 Renault Megane R.S. Trophy Review

How hot do you like your fried chicken? Mild, medium, hot, really freaking hot? What if we could also choose the intensity of our hot hatches? Well, with the new Renault Megane R.S., we can. You choose from Sport, Cup, Trophy and Trophy-R, with incremental hotness from Sport to Trophy-R. …

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Mercedes-AMG G63 gets yacht-themed interior from Carlex

Automotive interior specialist Carlex has transformed the cabin of the Mercedes-AMG G63 into mimicking that of a luxury yacht. The marine-themed AMG G63 is creatively called the G-Yachting Limited Edition, which the Poland-based company says it created for “enthusiasts of luxury and marine style.” The exterior is available in a …

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Is this the next-generation 2022 BMW M2?

The next-generation BMW M2 will reportedly continue to be rear-wheel drive, even as the 2 Series Gran Coupe is based on a front-wheel drive architecture. Due to arrive in late 2021, the next-gen M2 will remain as a front-engined and rear-drive 2-door coupe. Details are sacred but this realistic rendering …

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Toyota trademarks GR Corolla name, production all but confirmed

Here is the biggest proof yet that Toyota is cooking up a hot Corolla. The company was found to have filed a trademark registration application for the GR Corolla name in Australia on March 17. The GR name is given to Toyota’s performance line-up and is the acronym for Gazoo Racing, …

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Hyundai i30 N sharpened with KW height adjustable springs

Suspension and chassis expert KW Automotive has developed an adjustable lowering spring kit for the Hyundai i30 N hatchback and fastback. The height-adjustable ST spring sets offer the advantage of a continuously adjustable lowering range as compared to the conventional lowering springs. With the threaded spring plates, threaded sleeves and …

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2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition Review

Slapping a Track Edition badge on a car is no easy task. Usually this involves extracting more power, reducing weight, strengthening the chassis, firming up the suspension and improving aerodynamics. If done right, the end product should be a couple of notches quicker, louder and sharper. And if the company’s …

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Mazda celebrates 100th Year Anniversary with Special Edition models

Celebrating 100 years since its foundation as a humble cork manufacturer, Mazda will release a 100th Anniversary Special Edition series of its major models. The special edition models pay homage to Mazda’s history and its tenacious challenger spirit, drawing inspiration from the company’s first ever passenger car, the R360 Coupe. Designed to …

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Will the 2021 Mitsubishi Pajero look this good?

The current-generation Mitsubishi Pajero has been around since 2006. Yep, that’s 14 years ago. It’s certainly living in borrowed time, despite the numerous updates it received over that period. It’s rumoured to have an all-new successor sometime around 2021, but nothing is solid so far. Prototype has yet to be …

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2020 Lexus RX 300 F Sport Review

When we first drove the current fourth-generation Lexus RX back in 2016, we liked its bold design, ride comfort and luxurious features. For 2020, Lexus has given the mid-size SUV a top-to-bottom refresh, with the aim of further boosting its appeal in this increasingly competitive passenger car segment. The 2020 …

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All-new Genesis G80 unveiled, gets turbo V6

Genesis has officially unveiled the all-new G80. Joining the G70 compact luxury sedan and GV80 large SUV, the new G80 replaces the previous Hyundai Genesis (later rebranded as Genesis G80) as the brand’s new mid-sized, executive luxury sedan. Featuring Genesis’ “Athletic Elegance” design language, the G80 offers a unique interpretation of the midsize luxury sedan. …

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2020 Mazda CX-5 further refined, boosts off-road tech

The popular Mazda CX-5 range has gained a host of upgrades for 2020, adding greater versatility, safety and comfort both on and off-road. Available now, the updated CX-5 adds new technology, advanced safety equipment and improves cabin quietness for a better ride feeling. Headlining the 2020 upgrades is Mazda’s newly …

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Wild as Wald: Toyota Hilux Black Bison Edition

Japanese tuner Wald International has brought out what is most likely the wildest Toyota HiLux we have ever seen. Appropriately named the Toyota HiLux Black Bison Edition, the world’s best-selling utility vehicle has been dressed up with carbon fibre wheel fender extensions, bonnet air scoop and bug guard, rear roof …

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New Nissan Z logo trademarked, hints at new model

Will there be a new-generation Nissan Z sports car? It’s been a question asked by many in recent years. Launched over a decade ago, the current Nissan 370Z is no doubt living on borrowed time. With no test mule or prototype in sight, it would seem like the Z’s days …

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Fastest GTI ever: Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR price and specification

The fastest Volkswagen Golf GTI to date will arrive in Australian showrooms in July priced from $51,490 plus on-road costs. Celebrating Volkswagen’s success in Touring Car Racing, the Golf GTI TCR is the latest in the line of GTI special editions that began with the GTI Pirelli (Mark 5), through …

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