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2019 Hyundai Elantra Sport, Sport Premium lob in from $28,990

Hyundai Australia has announced pricing and specifications for its Sport and Sport Premium variants of the 2019 Elantra, with the performance-focused range starting from $28,990.  Joining the previously priced Go and Active variants, the most notable difference seen in the Sport variants is its 1.6-litre turbocharged engine under the bonnet, …

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Breaking: Holden’s owner General Motor leaving Australia?

In news just in, General Motors is said to be pulling out of Australia, although the Holden badge may stay. Holden’s American owners, General Motor is reportedly in talks to divest itself from its Australian operations, following a similar move in Europe where it sold Opel and Vauxhall to the …

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2019 Ford Mustang Supercars Championship racer unveiled

The 2019 Ford Mustang race car has been unveiled ahead of the 2019 Supercars Championship. In full official Ford Performance livery, the 2019 Mustang Supercar shows off the road-going Ford Mustang GT’s iconic design cues and rampant V8 soundtrack ahead of its inaugural race, the Superloop Adelaide 500. Ford and …

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Range Rover Velar gains supercharged V8 for 2019 only

Land Rover has unveiled a limited-production V8-powered variant of its Range Rover Velar designed by the marque’s Special Vehicles Operations division, which will only be available for one model year.  Officially the Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition, the new flagship Velar variant will only be that for one year, …

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Mazda teases new-generation SUV ahead of Geneva debut

Mazda has dropped a shadowy teaser of a new SUV ahead of its scheduled debut at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. The single image released today shows the rear view of the crossover, with striking LED taillights hinting at a more matured and evolved Kodo design language that Mazda’s vehicles …

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Australian specifications announced

Toyota’s Australian arm has confirmed initial specifications for Australian-delivered 2019 RAV4 models, with claims of class-leading standard safety tech headlining the announcement.  All four trim-levels on offer are set to receive a comprehensive suite of active safety tech as standard, including a pre-collision safety system with pedestrian and cyclist detection, …

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Honda marks 50 years in Australia with gold NSX and Civic Type R

Honda is marking half a century in Australia since the company was established locally on February 4, 1969. To celebrate, Honda has draped a range of products in gold, among them a NSX supercar and a Civic Type R. The one-off collection also includes a CBR1000RR Fireblade motorcycle, CRF50F Kids Fun …

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BMW M850i First Edition unveiled, only eight headed Down Under

BMW has unveiled a new limited production ‘First Edition’ version of its M850i xDrive coupe, with only 400 to be made available worldwide – eight of which are destined for our shores.  Setting itself apart from the standard range-topping 8 Series, all First Edition models are finished in a unique …

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Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door pricing and specifications announced

Mercedes-Benz has announced announced full pricing and specification details for its upcoming 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door models at the surprise local unveiling of the GT 63 S variant at the Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race.  The newly announced top-spec variant is expected by its maker to account for the majority …

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Volkswagen Dune Buggy returns as an all-electric concept

Volkswagen is bringing the iconic dune buggy from the 1960s and 1970s back at this year’s Geneva Motor Show in the form of a fully electric concept based on the company’s modular electric drive matrix (MEB). “A buggy is more than a car. It is vibrancy and energy on four …

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Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ facing the axe? [UPDATE]

Update: Added a statement from Toyota America suggests the Toyota 86 is not dead as rumoured.  The Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ twins have been around since 2012, but with the introduction of the new A90 Supra, questions are being raised whether the sports coupe will get renewed for another …

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New Renault Clio V debuts with upmarket styling and hi-tech cabin

Renault has taken the wraps off its all-new 2019 Clio V hatch bringing more upmarket styling and a tech-heavy interior ready to lure buyers away from the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo. Headlining the range is the R.S Line which replaces the outgoing model’s GT-Line. It gets a sportier styling …

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Reborn Suzuki Jimny launches in Australia from $23,990

The long awaited Suzuki Jimny will this Saturday return to Australian dealerships as part of a dual Australia Day launch alongside the new Suzuki Vitara. The all-new Jimny continues the core character of the one-and-only, small, lightweight 4X4 vehicle following nearly 50 years of worldwide popularity. Featuring a rugged exterior …

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