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BMW M8 set for launch in 2016 with twin-turbo V8

According to a recent report from Autobild, the often rumoured BMW M8 has finally been given the go ahead and scheduled to be launch in 2016. The car will likely be based on the i8 and comes with a twin-turbocharged V8 engine from the BMW M5 that generates 441kW (600 HP). …

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2015 Ford Mustang leaked ahead of official debut

The 2015 Ford Mustang will be unveiled later today at a “Go Further” event in Barcelona, Spain but as is the norm these days, a picture of the car is invariably leaked onto the web before it’s official debut. Seen here as scanned images from the latest Autoweek Magazine, the …

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Suzuki S-Cross on sale in January from $22,990

The Suzuki S-Cross will go on sale in Australia priced from $22,990 plus on-roads for the front-wheel drive GL manual. Read ForceGT‘s S-Cross review here. Available in three models – GL, GLX and GLX Prestige, the new S-Cross brings bolder styling than its predecessor, the SX4. There is plenty of chrome …

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Audi Q1 in the works – arrives in 2016

Audi has announced that an all-new Audi Q1 is in the works and will roll off the assembly lines in Ingolstadt in 2016. The entry level SUV will see of other small premium SUVs slated to enter the market in the next few years. “The Audi Q1 is part of …

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Volvo embarks on large-scale autonomous driving project

Volvo has announced that it will embark on a world’s first large-scale autonomous driving pilot project in the city of Gothenburg in Sweden. The ground-breaking project, dubbed ‘Drive Me – Self-driving cars for sustainable mobility’ will see 100 self-driving Volvo cars tested on public roads in everyday driving conditions. It …

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Jeep unleashed the Dragon in Jeep Wrangler

Jeep has released a limited edition Jeep Wrangler called the Dragon. It is an enhancement of the Unlimited Overland four-door and features a host of specially styled interior and exterior tweaks to provide a unique look. The Dragon special edition exterior styling package includes the following: Grille and headlight accents …

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Volvo reveals V60 Polestar – 0-100km/h in 4.9s

Volvo has revealed its second Polestar model, the V60 Polestar. Propelled by the same 2,953cc turbocharged inline-six petrol engine as the recently unveiled S60 Polestar, it generates 257kW (350HP) of power and 500Nm of torque, thanks to a new twin-scroll Borg Warner turbo, an intercooler and Polestar’s 2.5-inch stainless full-flow …

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2014 Skoda Octavia pricing and specifications

The all-new Skoda Octavia has arrived in Australia in both sedan and wagon, priced from an aggressive $21,690 plus on-roads – $3,300 lower. The new has grown significantly compared to its predecessor, at 90mm longer and 45mm wider. Its wheelbase has also been stretched by 108mm, with most of it …

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All-New Hyundai Genesis unwrapped – gets AWD option

Hyundai has today unveiled the all-new Genesis premium sedan in South Korea. With already 3,500 orders in its home country, Hyundai targets to sell 62,000 units globally next year, 32,000 units in Korea and 30,000 units overseas. “The all-new Genesis is a concentration of Hyundai Motor’s most advanced technologies, reborn through …

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First 100 2014 Subaru WRX to be sold exclusively online from today

Subaru is giving its first 100 customers for new generation WRX the ability to pre-order online – and be allocated an individually numbered car upon delivery, plus their first scheduled service for free. Following the massive success of Subaru’s BRZ online ordering program launched last year, the new initiative for …

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2015 Audi R8 to be 50-59kg lighter

Audi has confirmed that the next-generation Audi R8 (Audi R8 by Prior Design shown above) is under development, together with its twin under the skin, the Lamborghini Gallardo replacement. Speaking to US publication, Motor Trend, Audi’s Head of Technical Development, Ulrich Hackenberg, said that although the two supercars sharing a number …

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