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2020 Jeep Gladiator debuts at the LA Auto Show

Jeep has finally unveiled its rugged Wrangler-based Gladiator ute at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, ahead of its initial US launch in mid-2019.  Based upon an elongated version of the closely-related Wrangler’s chassis, the Gladiator’s 3,500mm wheelbase adds 493mm between the front and rear axles over a five-door Wrangler, …

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2019 Mazda3 hatch and sedan unveiled at the LA Auto Show

Mazda has finally lifted the covers on both sedan and hatchback forms of the next-generation Mazda3 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, with the new model debuting the company’s SkyActiv-X spark-controlled compression ignition engine.  Sporting a new platform and totally redesigned bodywork heavily inspired by the Kai concept shown in …

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Bentley lifts the lid on 2019 Continental GT Convertible

Bentley has unveiled the new drop-top version of its Continental GT, which now sits alongside the closely related new-generation coupe and sports more tech, more power, and a quieter cabin.  Powering the new Continental GT Convertible is a whopping 6.0-litre twin-turbocharged W12 churning out 467kW and 900Nm, which is backed …

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2021 Jaguar F-Type may go electric, BMW V8 also a possibility

Jaguar’s next-generation F-Type – currently not slated to arrive until 2021 – may be designed as an all-electric vehicle, while a BMW-sourced V8 could also be on the cards.  Speaking with Autocar, Jaguar Land Rover’s head of design Ian Callum commented that the replacement for the six-year-old F-Type is still a …

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Aston Martin’s first SUV to be called the DBX

Aston Martin has confirmed its first-ever SUV will be known as the DBX. The announcement comes as the first development prototype hits the ground along the demanding Welsh Rally stage to begin its grueling test programme. The high-riding DBX will be Aston Martin’s answer to the Maserati Levant and to …

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First look: 2019 Mitsubishi Triton

The popular Mitsubishi Triton has been given a fresh new look and more driver-assistance technology for 2019. Set to go on sale in January 2019, the new Triton has been completely re-skinned for a tougher look and now adopts Mitsubishi’s handsome new “Dynamic Shield” corporate face featuring high-mounted headlights and …

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2019 Skoda Scala detailed ahead of official unveiling

Skoda has released a set of teaser photos and a raft of new details regarding the upcoming Scala hatch ahead of its official unveiling in the coming months.  The Scala will be the first model in the Czech manufacturer’s lineup to be based upon parent company Volkswagen’s MQB A0 platform, …

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2019 Audi R8 unveiled with more potent V10 and sportier styling

Audi has officially taken the wraps off its facelifted 2019 R8 Coupe and Spyder duo which is set to go on sale in Europe early next year. The facelifted models feature a more aggressive styling with a wider Singleframe grille and a trio of bonnet slits that is said to …

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Kia Picanto GT to launch in early 2019

The Kia Picanto lineup is set to finally receive a long-promised turbocharged GT variant, with Kia confirming the sporty micro car will launch in the first quarter of 2019. Powered by a tiny 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine producing 72kW and 172Nm, it might not sound like much for the shrunken …

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Porsche Taycan confirmed for Australia in 2020

Porsche has announced that its first all-electric vehicle, the Taycan, will make its way Down Under in 2020, following on from the car’s international launch in 2019. Set to be powered by an 800V battery pack linked to two synchronous electric motors – one for the rear wheels and one …

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2019 BMW 3 Series Sedan gets bolder, bigger and more hi-tech

BMW has taken the wraps of the all-new 2019 BMW 3 Series Sedan at the Paris Motor Show, which promises agile handling, exceptional efficiency and innovative features all wrapped in a bolder body. As with each new generation of vehicle, the G20 3 Series has had growth spurt, adding 85mm …

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Porsche 911 Speedster confirmed for production

Porsche has, unsurprisingly, confirmed that the topless 911 Speedster will enter production in 2019 after a re-dressed concept went on display at the 2018 Paris Motor Show.  Just 1,948 examples of the retro-styled Speedster will be produced to commemorate the 70th anniversary of a Porsche first being registered – we’ll …

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2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N revealed – arriving Q1 2019

Hyundai has taken the wraps of its second N Performance model, the new 2019 i30 Fastback N which will make its global debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. Confirmed for an Australian launch early next year, the sleek i30 Fastback N wraps the scintillating performance and driver appeal of …

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2019 Toyota Supra: more details emerge, future plans revealed

More details regarding the 2019 Toyota Supra – one of the most hotly anticipated cars of the coming year – have been revealed, including what’s on the cards for Australian-delivered models, and Toyota has also hinted at some of its future plans for its upcoming flagship sports car.  Known as …

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