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Peugeot 308 GTi Sport pairs pumped up looks with sharp price

Peugeot Australia will offer a limited run 308 GTi Sport featuring greater visual muscle, a driver training package for owners and a $42,990 sticker price – a saving of $3,500 on 2018 models. Available immediately and limited to just 20 examples, the 308 GTi Sport adds an aggressive five-piece body …

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2019 Volvo XC40 brings new T4 petrol engine, Inscription trim

Volvo Australia has revamped its XC40 lineup for the 2019 model year, which sees the introduction of the T4 engine and more luxurious Inscription variant. The previous entry point to the XC40 range – the all-wheel drive T5 Momentum – has now been dropped, with Momentum models now fitted with …

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2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI now $47,990 driveaway

Volkswagen has announced the MY19 Volkswagen Golf GTI will be offered with a driveaway price of $47,990 until March 31. Now available solely as a five door with the heart of the 2017 limited run Golf GTI Performance Edition 1, the Golf GTI now packs 180kW of power and 370Nm …

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2019 Mitsubishi Triton pricing and specifications

The 2019 Mitsubishi Triton range has arrived in Australia with bold new looks, extensive active safety tech, lower running costs, and a longer warranty headlining the facelifted model, although prices are up for upscale variants. Often regarded as the value-leading Japanese ute offering, the revised Triton will be available in …

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Volkswagen Caddy Beach campervan checks in at $46,990 driveaway

Weekday hatchback converts into a compact camper fold-out bed, 2.3m x 2.0m tent, table and ample storage. The Caddy Beach is the “most affordable and the cleverest recreational vehicle on sale today”, claims Volkswagen. Building on the long-wheel-based Caddy Maxi Trendline, the Caddy Beach is designed to pack as much …

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Jaguar Land Rover reveals new Ingenium straight-six engine

Jaguar Land Rover has whipped the covers off its latest addition to the Ingenium modular engine family, a twincharged in-line six-cylinder sporting mild-hybrid technology.  Slated to be a replacement for the current supercharged V6, the new straight-six unit – which displaces the same 3.0-litres – will be available in two …

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2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M unveiled, blitz 0-100km/h in 4.2 sec

BMW has taken the wraps off its new 2020 X3 M and X4 M which will join the brand’s expanding high-performance line-up come April when it goes into production. Powered by a new twin-turbo 3.0-litre straight-six petrol that pumps out 353kW (480hp) and 600Nm of torque, the engine is connected …

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2020 Mitsubishi ASX gets a major facelift

Mitsubishi has unveiled the 2020 ASX compact SUV which is set to bow in at the Geneva International Motor Show, and depending on where you live, the model is also known as the Outlander Sport or RVR. While the front fascia, which now adopts the brand’s Dynamic Shield, is all …

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2020 Alpina B7 xDrive unveiled, capable of hitting 330km/h

Alpina has unveiled its new 2020 B7 xDrive super-sedan, which is based on the latest BMW 7 Series debuted earlier this year.  Externally, many of the updates the G11 generation 7 Series has received are carried over to the B7, including different headlights and taillights, and that controversially-large new kidney …

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BMW M140i sent off as last rear-drive hot hatch with Finale Edition

BMW Australia has created an M140i Finale Edition as a final send off for the rear-wheel drive M140i hot hatch. With the next-generation 1 Series adopting BMW Group’s UKL platform utilised in the 2 Series Active Tourer and shared with MINI models, the current 1 Series and the M140i flagship is not only …

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Toyota TRD reveals Performance Line parts for 2020 GR Supra

Barely has the dust settled from the new Toyota GR Supra’s unveiling and we have the first tuning proposal for the reborn icon. Fittingly, the GR Supra Performance Line Concept is from none other than Toyota’s official tuner – Toyota Racing Development, or TRD. Officially, it’s a concept but judging …

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Mazda unveils MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition in Racing Orange

Mazda has today unwrapped the MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition at the Chicago Auto Show, which runs from February 7-8. The reveal is auspiciously timed, landing on the anniversary eve of the iconic model’s global debut at the same event on February 9 1989. After 30 years and with more than …

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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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