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Volkswagen adds Wagon to 2014 Golf Range

Volkswagen has expanded the local Golf range to include the new Golf Wagon, adding even more space to the multi-award winning all-round car. Planned as a member of the Golf 7 series from the outset, it is the first Golf Wagon to utilise the technologies and benefits of the company’s …

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New Toyota Corolla sedan on sale now from $20,740

The new Toyota Corolla sedan has arrived in Australia to join its hatch sibling, priced from $20,740 RRP for the Corolla Ascent – $250 more than its archrival, the new Mazda3 Neo. Sporting a crisper styling than the outgoing model, the Corolla sedan has grown in most dimensions. It measures …

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New Kia Soul on sale now from $23,990

Kia has introduced the second-generation Soul to the Australian market. Available in just one petrol model – Si – and priced from $23,990 plus on roads, it is $2,500 more expensive than its entry-level predecessor. Sporting a new look inspired by the 2012 Kia Track’ster concept, the Soul is based on …

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Hyundai plotting Lexus IS and 3-Series rival

Hyundai is mulling on a plan to develop a Lexus IS and BMW 3-Series rival to slot in under its Genesis sedan (shown here) in the US. Speaking to Automotive News, Hyundai Motor America CEO, Dave Zuchowski said the automaker may have room in its line up beneath the Equus …

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2014 facelifted Volkswagen Scirocco revealed

Volkswagen has given its low-slung Scirocco a facelift to soldier on for another three to four years. Set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the six year-old coupé receives a slightly revised front-end consisting of more up to date bi-xenon headlights with LED accents, a reworked front …

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Chevrolet SS pace car caught fire at the NASCAR race

A Holden Commodore SSV Redline-based Chevrolet SS used as a pace car at the NASCAR race in Daytona Beach, Florida has caught fire while on duty. It was leading the field before the final leg of the season-opening Sprint Unlimited exhibition race when it caught fire. The fire appears to …

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New Renault Twingo features rear-engine, rear drive layout

Things are looking up for French manufacturers, with their new products getting back the inventiveness and fun that they used to be known for. Renault especially, has seen a product renaissance, starting with the awesome Mégane RS265 and recently, with the Clio RS200 EDC. Now the French automaker has unveiled …

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Ferrari California T ushers in 412kW turbo V8

Ferrari has introduced its extensively face lifted California. Codenamed F149M, the California gains a “T” in its name signalling the car’s new turbocharged powerplant. As reported earlier this month, the 3.9-litre direct-injected V8 is based on the turbocharged unit first introduced on the Maserati Quattroporte and Ghili sedans. For its …

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Mercedes CLA-Class range extends to new CLA 250 Sport 4MATIC

Mercedes launched the sleek CLA-Class late last year with the CLA 200 and the supercar taming CLA 45 AMG. For 2014, the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class range will see the addition of two new models, starting with the CLA 200 CDI in March and the CLA 250 Sport 4MATIC with all-wheel-drive traction – …

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2015 Honda Civic Type-R heading to Geneva

Honda has today released a sketch of the upcoming 2015 Civic Type-R ahead of its scheduled debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The UK-built Civic Type-R will be powered by Honda’s all new 2.0-litre four-cylinder VTEC turbocharged engine producing at least 206 kW but the company is targeting …

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Volvo S60 2014 V8 Supercar unveiled

Volvo Polestar Racing has unveiled its Volvo S60 race car that will debut in the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship by driving it across the world’s most famous ‘coat-hanger’ – the Sydney Harbour Bridge. After months of speculation, the distinctive Valvoline-liveried Volvo S60 V8 Supercar made its way across the Bridge …

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