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Official: 420kW Rolls-Royce Cullinan joins luxury SUV race

Rolls Royce has unveiled its opulent, high-riding Cullinan SUV, the first-ever from the ultra luxury brand and named after the largest single-piece diamond ever discovered in the world. Describing it as “an all-terrain high-bodied car”, the Cullinan has been tasked to attract “the younger, very successful high net worth individuals …

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Toyota explains new era of stylish design

Toyota has embarked an exciting new era of automotive design that is resulting in stronger, more attractive styling for its vehicles, according to one of the company’s Global Design Executives. Kevin Hunter – president of Toyota’s North American design studio, Calty – said Toyota’s global president Akio Toyoda had challenged …

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Lexus adds value with RX Crafted special edition

Lexus has launched a special-edition version of the RX SUV. Based on the entry level Luxury grade and available with all three powertrains, the Lexus RX Crafted makes a visual impact with striking black coating for its 20-inch alloy wheels and black accents for the grille, fog-lamp bezels, mirror caps and …

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Hardcore 430kW BMW M5 Competition confirmed for Australia

BMW has announced its hardcore M5 Competition will arrive in Australia in the second half of 2018, following the success of the M5 which went on sale recently. “Within weeks of revealing the BMW M5, we sold out our initial allocation of 50 units,” said BMW Group Australia CEO, Marc …

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2019 Toyota Supra spotted up close around Nurburgring [video]

The much anticipated next-generation Toyota Supra has been spotted at the Nurburgring again. Due for launch later this year, the new Supra has been a regular visitor to the Green Hell but this time around it spent considerably longer time at the test track, refuelling a total of 4 times …

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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR to get road going version with 264km/h

  Volkswagen has released a teaser image and some juicy details of what will be the fastest Golf GTI ever to hit our roads, capable of hitting 264km/h. Set to debut at the annual GTI meeting at Wörthersee on May 9, the road going version of the Golf GTI TCR …

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2018 Mazda CX-5 gains new engine tech for improved efficiency

Australia’s best-selling mid-size SUV looks to extend its hold on the market, with the Mazda CX-5 adding new technologies to boost performance and improve efficiency across all engine grades. Mazda has introduced a range of new powertrain technologies to the CX-5 engine lineup to improve real-world combustion, torque and power …

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Updated 2018 Kia Carnival steps up in refinement and safety

Kia’s segment-leading Carnival people mover has been updated with a range of safety and comfort upgrades in a mid-life freshen of the third generation 8-seater. The new look is characterised by a fresh definition of the tiger nose grille, combined with sleeker headlight clusters now sweep into the grille and …

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Brabham BT62 $1.8m supercar to be built in Australia

Brabham has taken the wraps off its new $1.8 million BT62 supercar which is set to mark a return of car manufacturing in Australia. Unveiled in London at the Australia House, Brabham Automotive’s carbon fibre bodied, V8 supercar will be built in South Australia, making it the only car currently …

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Mercedes-Benz replaces GLC 220 d with GLC 200

Mercedes-Benz Australia has introduced the new GLC 200 as a new entry-level model to its popular SUV line up, replacing the previous GLD 220 d and priced from $61,990 plus on-road costs. The GLC 200 features a detuned version of the company’s 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, delivering 130kW and …

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Spied: Lamborghini Aventador SV Jota chasing for Nurburgring record

In late 2017, Porsche set a new world record for the fastest production car around the Nurburgring circuit, lapping the infamous circuit in just 6 minutes and 47.3 seconds with the 911 GT2 RS. That is one seriously quick lap time around the Green Hell but one car maker seems …

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Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid unveiled with 918 Spyder’s boost mapping

The third-generation Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid will bring plug-in power and the same boost strategy as the 918 Spyder when it arrives in Australia later this year. The SUV will feature a 250kW 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 and a more powerful 100kW electric motor to produce a combined 340kW and 700Nm of …

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First-ever Mercedes-AMG A45 Sedan envisioned

Last week, Mercedes-Benz took the cover off the first ever A-Class sedan at the Beijing Motor Show. The booted sibling of the A-Class hatchback will initially be a China-only model, but we can safely expect it to be introduced to other world markets in the not-too-distant future. And if that’s the …

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2018 Toyota Corolla hatch powertrain detailed

Toyota’s next-generation Corolla hatch will gain a boost to performance with the introduction of a new 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine. With a 200cc increase in engine capacity compared to the previous 1.8-litre, the new engine lifts power to 125kW while peak torque has improved to 200Nm. While torque is higher …

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