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All-new Volvo S60 and V60 price and specification confirmed

Volvo has today announced Australian pricing for its S60 mid-size sedan and V60 mid-size wagon ahead of the official introduction in August. The arrival of the S60 means that the transformation is complete for Volvo. The S60 joins the S90 in Volvo’s passenger car line-up, as well as the XC40, …

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2020 Lexus RX to gain sharper looks, more tech

Lexus has revealed its heavily refreshed 2020 RX and RX L ahead of an Australian launch currently slated for towards the end of 2019, with the revised model gaining a new look and a stack of additional technology. On the outside, the RX’s sheet metal has been given some subtle …

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Ferrari SF90 Stradale revealed as company’s first plug-in hybrid

Ferrari has lifted the lid on not only its first plug-in hybrid, but also its most powerful road car yet – the SF90 Stradale – which attempts to bridge the gap between its screaming petrol-powered past and its electrified future.  Positioned stylistically as an evolution of the 488 and F8 …

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Renault Megane R.S. Trophy-R sets new Nurburgring lap record

In the tradition of Renault Sport, the Megane R.S. Trophy-R was developed as a more potent version of the regular Megane R.S. by a small dedicated team that operated in agile mode by focusing on three aspects: maximum weight reduction (up to 130 kg lighter compared to the Megane R.S. …

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6 tuner-ready features in the 2020 Toyota Supra

The fourth-generation A80 Toyota Supra is well known around the tuning scene and is one of the reasons why it is so popular amongst car enthusiasts. Well, it seems Toyota is fully aware of this and has designed the all-new A90 Supra to be as tuner friendly as possible straight …

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First look: All-new 2020 BMW 1 Series hatch, gets M135i xDrive

BMW has taken the wraps off its all-new 1 Series hatch – the first-ever 1 Series to be front-wheel driven. Looking like a low riding version of the larger BMW X2 SUV, the third-generation 1 Series is actually slightly shorter at 4,319mm (-5mm), while width has increased to 1,799mm (+34mm) …

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2019 Mazda 6 drops diesel offering, gains new tech

Only a year on from the 2018 launch, the redesigned and reengineered Mazda 6 has been further refined with new technologies added and its powertrain line-up simplified. Improving its driving feel and dynamic handling, the updated 2019 Mazda 6 adopts the company’s new G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus) across all …

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Honda introduces 298kW Civic Type R and OveRland off-road concepts

The FK8 Honda Civic Type R is one of the most potent hot hatches around today, churning out a hearty 228kW and 400Nm of torque straight out of the box but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement. That’s exactly what Honda’s UK arm set out to do, unveiling …

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BMW X5 and X7 M50i coming in 2020 with 390kW

BMW has taken the wraps off its X5 M50i and X7 M50i performance SUVs, which are set to go into production later this year. Both models share a stonking twin-turbo 4.4-litre V8 engine generating 390kW of power and 750Nm of torque that is connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission and …

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2019 Mazda3 sedan pricing and specifications

Mazda Australia has announced pricing and specifications for its all-new Mazda3 sedan just a month after the launch of the hatch, with the sedan adopting an almost identical range and pricing as its twin-under-the-skin.  Priced from $24,990 for the manual base model and maxing out at $37,990 for a top-spec …

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Lamborhini mulling hardcore ST-X race car-based Urus

Lamborghini is reportedly considering a more hardcore version of its Urus SUV, which could be based on the ST-X Concept unveiled last year. According to Digital Trends, Lamborghini’s head of research and development, Maurizio Reggiani confirmed that the ST-X could indeed spawn a road car. This in turn suggests reports …

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Toyota transforms HiAce into Granvia luxury people mover

Toyota will offer an all-new luxury people mover aimed at high end hospitality, family and corporate buyers when the new Granvia arrives in Australia later this year. Based on the all-new HiAce platform, the Granvia promises to take the concept of a large luxury wagon to the next level with …

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2020 Toyota Supra Australian pricing revealed

Toyota Australia has finally announced pricing for what is one of the most hotly-anticipated cars in recent memory, the 2020 GR Supra, along with revealing the date the order books will officially open.  Locally, two trim levels will be offered, largely mirroring the specifications seen in other markets, although the …

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan range price and specifications

The sixth member of the Mercedes-Benz compact car family has arrived in Australia with the introduction of the first variants of the new A-Class sedan range. The roll-out of the A-Class sedan begins with the A 200 model and will be quickly followed by the range-opening A 180. Both are …

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