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2013 Toyota RAV4 launched in Australia

The all-new 2013 Toyota RAV4 has hit Australian showrooms with price reductions on all but two models, and for the first time, a diesel variant have been added to the range. As the popular RAV4 enters its 20th year on the local market, it has been given a thorough facelift …

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2013 Volvo V40 on sale now from $34,990

The 2013 Volvo V40 is now on sale in Australia. The V40 is Volvo’s answer to the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, BMW 1-Series, Lexus CT200h and Audi A3. The smart looking V40 is the company’s first foray into the increasing popular premium five-door hatch segment. It is also a huge departure from …

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Holden VF Commodore SS V features 6.2-litre V8

UPDATE: Further to the this article, Holden has confirmed that the VF Commodore SS V will carry over its 6.0-litre V8 from the VE, and not the 6.2-litre V8 as installed in the American market Chevrolet SS. More details of the 2013 Holden VF Commodore SS V has surfaced. This …

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Toyota Corolla/Auris Sports Touring revealed

Toyota’s European division has released images of the wagon variant of the company’s popular Toyota Auris hatch (Corolla in Australia). The 2013 Toyota Auris Touring Sports shares the same 2,600mm wheelbase with the hatch, but is 285mm longer overall. The additional length is a direct result of the enlarged boot, …

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Audi TT RS plus arrives in Australia

Audi has introduced the Audi TT RS plus in Australia, priced from $139,900. In the same vein that the Audi R8 plus is a little more powerful than the R8, the TT RS plus’ 2.5-litre turbocharged 5-cylinder has 15kW more power and 15Nm more torque than the TT RS, generating …

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Hyundai i30 Tourer launched from $22,990

Following the success of the Hyundai i30 Hatch, the company has launched the load-lugging i30 Tourer from $22,990. Sharing the i30 hatch’s 2,650mm wheelbase, the wagon adds 185mm in total length and offers 528-litres of boot space with the rear seats up – an increase of 150-litres over the hatch, …

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2013 Audi RS4 Avant on sale now from $149,400

The stonking new 2013 Audi RS4 Avant has arrived in Australia priced from just $149,400, making it the cheapest of the Teutonic triumvirate. Sporting a 4.2-litre high-revving, naturally-aspirated V8 that generates 331kW of power and 430Nm of torque, the fearsome RS4 will storm from a standstill to triple digits in …

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All-new 2013 Volkswagen Beetle launched in Australia

The all-new Volkswagen Beetle (read our review here)is on sale in Australia, marking the 60th anniversary since the original Beetle landed in Australia, then, simply known as ‘the Volkswagen’ The new Beetle is the third-generation since it re-entered the market in 2000. For 2013, Volkswagen has simplified the line-up, with …

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2013 Holden VF Commodore SS V/Chevrolet SS Sports Sedan

Holden has taken the wraps off its striking new performance sedan, the VF Commodore SS V. The car will also form the basis for the Chevrolet SS Sports Sedan in the US, which will debut in this weekend. The new Commodore SS V looks decidedly more mature than the outgoing …

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Fiat and Alfa Romeo prices slashed in Australia

As part of a new plan to grow the brands after taking back the distribution from Ateco Automtive, Fiat-Chrysler Group have slashed the retail prices for a whole range of Alfa Romeo and Fiat vehicles. The company announced a new positioning and price point for its Australian range which includes …

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2015 Ford Mustang to be sleeker, sportier and sold worldwide

With the new Corvette C7 receiving universal applause, Ford isn’t about to get left behind. The company is working on the new Ford Mustang with a sleeker and sportier design, and it will be ready by 2015. While previous generations of the Mustang was generally aimed at muscle cars buyers …

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