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First-ever MINI Electric Hatch charges in with First Edition

MINI has announced local pricing and arrival schedule for its highly-anticipated first-ever all-electric MINI hatchback. Priced at $59,900 drive away, a limited number of launch special “First Edition” variants will arrive in Australian dealerships from August 2020. The MINI Electric Hatch is based on the striking design of the three-door …

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Lexus LC Coupe updated with transmission and chassis tweaks

The Lexus LC Coupe has been updated for 2020 with transmission and chassis tweaks for sharper handling, improved responsiveness and a smoother ride. Lexus Australia has confirmed the arrival of the updated LC Coupe in June, followed by the first LC Convertible late this year. The 351kW 5.0-litre normally aspirated …

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Meet Hyundai’s Toyota Hilux challenger, the ‘Tarlac’4

There’s no denying Hyundai’s ambition. The burgeoning Korean giant has a vehicle in nearly every class and will soon introduce the Santa Cruz light-duty pick-up truck in certain markets. But what the company lacks is a proper ladder-frame truck to take on the likes of Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger and …

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Ford Mustang ‘Interceptor’ ready for Highway Patrol duty

The Ford Mustang GT could be put into police duty around Australia as soon as late this year after the muscle car has been given the Australian Design Rule compliance this month. The new ADR-approved ‘Mustang Interceptor’ is the work of Melbourne-based Herrod Performance, the same tuning and engineering firm that …

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Video: 2021 Volkswagen Golf R pounds the Nürburgring

Earlier this year we got to see spy photos of the 2021 Volkswagen Golf R winter testing in the wild almost fully undisguised, but there’s only that much excitement from static photos. Now a new video has captured the hot hatch pounding hard on the Nurburgring. Watch the video after …

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Is this the 2022 Volkswagen Scirocco?

One of the sexiest cars to have come from Volkswagen, the Scirocco last rolled off the production line in 2016 and it was greatly missed, to say the least. While there has been no news about a new model, there’s no stopping the creativity of the internet from giving us …

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SPIED: 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupé

A couple of revealing spy photos of the upcoming G42 BMW 2 Series Coupé has been leaked online over the weekend. Posted by a member of 2addict forums on a Facebook group, the photos show the 2 Series inside what appears to be a vehicle lift in Germany. Significantly, what’s …

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Scoop! Is this the 2021 Toyota Hilux?

A series of rendered images, which appears to be the 2021 Toyota Hilux, have appeared online overnight. Posted on Milele Motors website, the unofficial images suggest the updated Hilux will feature a bolder front fascia and revised taillights. The renderings are believed to be inspired by confidential internal illustration of …

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2020 Skoda Scala pricing and specifications

Skoda Australia has announced the pricing and specification of its Toyota Corolla rival, the Skoda Scala hatch, ahead of its local showroom debut in June. Offered with a single 110kW/250Nm 1.5-litre turbo four-cylinder petrol engine matched with a seven-speed twin-clutch auto, the Scala will come in three trim level – …

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Toyota Yaris Cross SUV bows in

Toyota was meant to introduce the new Yaris based crossover at the Geneva Motor Show last month before the event was cancelled due to the Corona Virus pandemic. Now there’s a report from AutoNoción claiming the Japanese brand will debut the new model tomorrow, although the publication did not cite …

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Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport gain PHEV tech

The new Range Rover Evoque is now available with a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) variant which offers an electric-only range of up to 66km. Badged P300e, the new Range Rover Evoque plug-in hybrid is based on Land Rover’s new Premium Transverse architecture, which was designed to support electrification while …

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Hyundai Veloster N gains 8-speed DCT, i30 N to follow

Hyundai has unveiled the newly enhanced Veloster N which is now available with an N specific 8-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (N DCT) for quicker shifting and performance. Joining the Veloster N 6-speed manual variant, the Veloster N DCT provides the engagement and connectedness of a manual gearbox with the convenience …

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2021 Audi A3 unwrapped as elegant and sporty addition to line-up

Audi has taken the wraps off its second-generation 2021 Audi A3 compact four-door sedan, adopting a fresh design as well as being fully connected. Underpinned by the updated MQB Evo platform shared with the Audi A3 Sportback, the new A3 Sedan is 40mm longer, 20mm wider and 10mm taller than …

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2022 Ford Mustang could go hybrid and feature AWD

If the Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover isn’t controversial enough, Ford appears to be planning even more surprises for the famed moniker! According to Autocar in the UK, the next-generation Mustang could be offered with a hybridised V8 engine when it arrives around 2022. While that might come as a …

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