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Genesis G70 arrives in Australia from $59,300

The first-generation Genesis G70 luxury sports sedan has arrived in Australia with six variants and two engine options to take the fight against luxury competitors like the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, BMW 3 Series and Lexus IS. Kicking off the range is the G70 2.0T priced from $59,300. It is powered by …

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2019 Mazda CX-3 Akari AWD Review

  What you see here is the most popular baby SUV in Australia. The trendy Mazda CX-3 first burst on scene back in 2015 and was one of the pioneers of its segment. Since then, a tsunami of small high-riders follows and there is now one from almost every brand. …

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559kW/847Nm 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is the most potent road-legal Ford

After a long-winded teaser campaign, Ford has finally released details of the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, which the company claims is the most advanced Mustang ever built for the street, track or drag strip. Powered by a hand-built 5.2-litre supercharged V8 that churns out 559kW of power and 847Nm …

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Kia enters baby SUV race with new Seltos

Kia has unveiled its latest SUV entrant, the Seltos which bowed in at a special event in New Delhi, India before going on sale globally in the 2nd half of the year. The Korean brand’s latest baby SUV will call the likes of Mazda CX-3, Toyota C-HR, Honda HR-V and …

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2020 Renault Zoe gains bigger motor and up to 390km range

Renault has taken the veil off its facelifted 2020 Zoe with a more assertive design, equipment upgrade and a longer driving range. Gone are the soft lines of the outgoing model which have been replaced with more distinctive shapes for a less ‘cutesy’ look. While the silhouette isn’t radically different, …

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Render: 2021 Mitsubishi Pajero brings more upmarket styling

The current-generation Mitsubishi Pajero has been on sale in Australia since 2006 and to say it’s getting long in the tooth is an understatement. In fact, the Pajero will be discontinued in its home market of Japan soon (Australian sales will continue, for now), with the company announcing 700 Final …

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Toyota unveils 6 new electric concepts launching for 2020-2025

Toyota has been conspicuously quiet while the world embraces full-electric motoring but things are about to change with the Japanese giant unveiling six new battery-electric concepts it plans to roll out from the early 2020s. Widely credited for its pioneering hybrid technology and hydrogen fuel cell tech, Toyota says it …

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2020 Bentley Flying Spur unveiled – sports sedan meets luxury

Bentley has taken the wraps off the third-generation Flying Spur luxury limousine, which is billed as a technical tour de force for innovation, connectivity, passenger comfort and driver excitement. “As with the launch of the Continental GT, the new Flying Spur is a ground up development that pushes the boundaries …

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 7-seat compact SUV unveiled

Mercedes-Benz’s transformation from a staid, matured brand to a more youthful offering continues with the introduction of the GLB compact SUV. Described as a more practical and roomy alternative to the GLA, the GLB is the first compact car from Mercedes to come with the option of seven seats. To …

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Mulgari Icon03 is a bespoke M2 Competition slaying BMW M240i

UK-based tuner, Mulgari Automotive has unveiled its Icon03 project which might just send a shiver or two down the BMW M2 Competition. That’s because its B58 3.0-litre turbocharged straight-six has been tweaked to produce a healthy boost in both power and torque – in fact, significantly more than the M2 …

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Kia previews stylish XCeed crossover

Kia has released the first official image of the XCeed, the fourth member of the Ceed family after the hatchback, wagon and ProCeed shooting brake. Described as “a sporty alternative to traditional larger SUVs”, the crossover is the product of the brand’s European design centre in Frankfurt, Germany, penned under …

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2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake brings pace and space

Mercedes-AMG is continuing to expand its performance line-up with the introduction of the new CLA 35 Shooting Brake. Like the hatch, its more practical sibling is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 225kW and 400Nm of torque. It drives all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, which …

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Apple CarPlay gets “biggest update ever”

While Apple releases a new iOS operating system for the iPhone every year, the latest iOS 13 comes with significant update for CarPlay, a feature most vehicle owners have enjoyed for quite some time. Described as the “biggest update ever”, the refresh comes with a new dashboard that can now …

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