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Volkswagen R brand to expand and get more extreme

The Volkswagen ‘R’ brand is about to get more extreme than ever before, with the horsepower war getting serious with high-performance from rival brands breaching the 300kW mark. The German brand admitted that its current performance models – the GTI and R – have been trailing rivals with significant power …

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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer updated for 2018

BMW has announced local pricing and specification for the updated 2 Series Active Tourer. The refreshed 2 Series Active Tourer is available from launch in 220i Luxury Line form, featuring redesigned exterior and interior designs as well as an updated drivetrain and standard specification priced from $49,500 plus on-road costs. The …

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Mazda BT-50 gains comprehensive update for 2018

Mazda has released the new look BT-50 exclusive to Australia. With major front-end design changes and added equipment across grades, the 2018 facelift is the second and most comprehensive update to the locally designed and developed Mazda BT-50 since its launch in 2011. The new 2018 Mazda BT-50 boasts a …

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Jaguar celebrates 50 years of XJ with special edition model

Jaguar is marking 50 years of its flagship XJ luxury saloon with the launch of a new special edition model. Revealed at the Beijing Motor Show, the Jaguar XJ50 celebrates half a century of trademark performance, technology and luxury. Available in both standard and long wheelbase with a choice of …

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BMW Concept iX3 previews all-electric X3-based SUV

BMW is pushing ahead with its electrification strategy with the unveiling of the Concept iX3 at Auto China 2018 show in Beijing. The latest member of BMW’s i brand of electric vehicles, the iX3 is the company’s first all-electric SUV concept that promises functionality and comfort without compromises. Served as a preview …

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First look: Mercedes-Benz A-Class L Sedan

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its China-only A-Class L Sedan, packing S-Class level of safety tech and CLS styling for its first-ever compact 4-door sedan. While the Chinese-built sedan may be a China-only proposition, Mercedes will eventually produce a variation of the model for outside China sometime in the second half of …

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Volkswagen Polo Beats out 300 Killer Watts

Volkswagen’s new ‘volume’ car, the Polo 6 beats with its bespoke 300 watt sound system, arrives in showrooms this August priced from $22,490 plus on-road costs. “The new Polo 6 transcends the so-called ‘city’ or ‘light car’ class, so the ante for the Polo beats has been upped considerably,” Volkswagen …

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Crossover Coupe War: Audi Q6 to rival BMW X4 and Merc GLC Coupe?

BMW has the X4. Mercedes-Benz has the GLC Coupe. It’s only natural that Audi also joins in the party. So it’s no surprise that Ingolstadt is reportedly working on a new model to rival the Q4 and GLC Coupe. That new model is the long rumoured Q6 crossover coupe, which …

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Honey, I’ve shrunk the Honda Civic Type R!

Honda has unveiled a pint-sized pocket rocket at the Indonesia International Motor Show called the Small RS Concept. Designed by Honda R&D Asia Pacific, the concept is based on the Indonesian-market Honda Brio city car and features an aggressive front fascia with deep air intakes, a menacing black grille and …

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First-ever Mercedes-Maybach luxury SUV leaked!

Someone at Mercedes was apparently too eager to share images of its new Maybach-branded concept ahead of the car’s official debut on April 25 at the Auto China Beijing. Published by CarNewsChina, these official images shows the new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, a SUV that looks more like a high-riding sedan. …

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HAVAL previews WEY X fully autonomous pure EV SUV

HAVAL has previewed its fully autonomous, pure EV SUV ahead of its debut at the Auto China Beijing on April 25. Branded under the company’s luxury arm, the WEY X is said to offer Level 5 autonomous driving, meaning the car’s artificial intelligence system is capable of mirroring a highly …

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McLaren reveals new 570S Spider Design Editions

McLaren is offering yet another option for the Sports Series convertible range with the addition of new Design Edition specifications for the 570S Spider. Five McLaren 570S Spider Design Editions are available to order now, each offering a different but harmonious theme based around signature McLaren colour and trim options. …

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BMW showcases next-gen Digital Instrumentation Display

There’s no doubt the new BMW M2 Competition is the current hot topic for fans of the Bavarian brand, but at the company’s ongoing 2018 Digital Day exhibition in Munich, a new fully digital instrumentation has been unveiled. The so-called Operating System 7.0 is BMW’s answer to Audi’s virtual cockpit …

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2019 Nissan Altima to reinvigorate interest in sedans

Once the dominant body style in most major automotive markets, sedans sales have declined over the years in favor of consumers’ preference for crossovers and compact SUVs. That has left most major manufacturers in a unique position of competing not only with each other, but within their own model lineups …

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