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2020 Ford Escape SUV confirmed for Australia with PHEV model

The all-new Ford Escape SUV will bring a plug-in hybrid model to one of the most fiercely fought segments in Australia when it arrives in 2020. “We’re proud to bring the first of our global electrified vehicles to Australian customers in the stylish and capable all-new Escape,” said Ford Australia …

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2020 Hyundai Venue leaks online ahead of New York debut

Some partial images of Hyundai’s upcoming crossover – the all-new, sub-compact-sized Venue – have leaked online ahead of the car’s scheduled debut at the New York International Auto Show.  The images, which were initially published and circulated by a number of Indian publications, don’t show the car fully exposed but …

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First details: All-new 2020 BMW 1 Series hatch

With the launch of the all-new 2020 BMW 1 Series getting closer, some juicy details about the model have surfaced thanks to our friends at Auto Express. We already know the next-generation model will switch from rear-wheel drive to front-wheel drive, underpinned by BMW’s new FAAR platform which is an …

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2020 Hyundai Sonata initial specifications confirmed

Hyundai has divulged some of the initial specifications for its new-generation 2020 Sonata, which is currently slated to hit the market by the end of the year.  Two powertrains have been confirmed for the Australian market upon launch, both of which serve up a four-cylinder petrol engine paired to an …

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Mercedes-AMG unleashes A35 4MATIC Sedan

The first-ever Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic Sedan has been unleashed tasked to attract younger buyers to the marque. “Following the very successful launch of the hatchback model, things are moving along dynamically in the compact class segment at AMG. Sport saloons are the origin of Mercedes-AMG and part of the brand’s …

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Ferrari reveals the P80/C, its ‘most extreme one-off ever’

Ferrari has unveiled what it is claiming to be its ‘most extreme one-off’ build for a customer – the hardcore, track-ready P80/C. Built from an idea first conceived back in 2015, the P80/C was created by using the chassis from one of Ferrari’s 488 GT3 cars, which had its wheelbase …

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Mitsubishi Triton Absolute showcases potential toughen up Triton

Mitsubishi has unveiled the Triton Absolute, a ruggedised concept model based on the new-generation Triton. Featuring carbon fibre protective body paneling, rugged style and enhanced LED lighting, the Triton Absolute is a design study aim at gauging public interest in a toughen up Triton ute. Underpinning the Triton Absolute is …

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Video: Lamborghini Huracan Performante wrecked while leaving supercar meet

A Lamborghini Huracan Performante has had an unfortunate encounter with a tree and a brick wall while leaving a supercar meet organised by high-end U.K. dealer HR Owen in London. Presumably in an attempt to put on a show to impress the gathered crowd, the owner of the Italian supercar …

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Porsche unveils sleek Cayenne Coupé to take on X6

Porsche has taken the wraps off its Cayenne Coupé, a sleeker version of the Cayenne SUV as it joins the growing ranks of swoopy-roofed SUVs pioneered by the BMW X6. “The significantly more steep roof line that falls away to the rear makes the Cayenne Coupé appear even more dynamic, …

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric pricing and specifications

Hyundai Australia has announced local pricing and specifications for its new flagship EV – the Kona Electric – which will sit above the Ioniq and helps cement the company’s position as the local leader in offering affordable pure-electric vehicles.  Starting from $59,990 before on-road costs, the Kona Electric’s greatest selling-point …

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2019 Holden Astra Hatch range sees mid-tier manuals dumped

Holden has streamlined its 2019 Astra Hatch range by dropping both mid-range manual variants and culling some options and paint choices.  Although the same four-tiered range first introduced in 2017 remains – comprised of the R, R+, RS, and RS-V – the middling R+ and RS models will now no …

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS production to restart after cargo ship sinks

Porsche is set to build an additional four examples of the limited-run 911 GT2 RS after a cargo ship containing cars destined for Brazil sunk off the coast of France.  The ship containing the four examples of the GT2 RS, named the Grande America, sank on March 12 after a …

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Jaguar F-Pace: 300 Sport & Chequered Flag Editions join range

Jaguar has announced two distinctive special edition models for its F-Pace mid-size SUV. The performance-focused 300 SPORT and the comprehensively equipped Chequered Flag now join the F-Pace range as two new mid-spec models, bringing the line-up’s total offerings to six variants. Jaguar F-Pace 300 SPORT Special Edition The all-wheel drive …

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Mazda CX-8 tweaked and updated for 2019

Less than a year on from its Australian launch in July 2018, Mazda CX-8 has grown its equipment list and updated styling elements to strengthen its appeal. New to the standard equipment list is Mazda’s Skyactiv-Dynamics technology, G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus), an advanced version of GVC that adds direct …

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