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Volkswagen unveils its first EV – the ID. 3

Volkswagen has taken the wraps off its first dedicated electric vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the new VW ID.3. Said to be one of the most significant model the company has ever launched since the original Beetle, the ID.3 is the first model to be built on Volkswagen’s new …

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First look: 2020 Land Rover Defender

The all-new Land Rover Defender has been officially unveiled. An off-road icon reimagined for the 21st century, the new Defender has been completely redesigned and modernised, signifying a new era for the adventure vehicle. Despite the new sheet metal, a distinctive silhouette makes the new Defender instantly recognisable, with minimal …

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Next-gen Ford Focus ST arriving Q1 2020 priced from $44,690

The all-new Ford Focus ST will arrive in Australia in early 2020 with a wider line-up including the first paddleshift automatic to the high performance model to broaden its appeal. Sourced from Ford’s European factory in Germany, the Focus ST will retail for $44,690 plus on-road costs for the 6-speed …

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Lamborghini Sian unveiled as brand’s first electrified super car

Lamborghini has unwrapped its first electrified model in the form of the a hybrid supercar. Appropriately named Sian which translates to thunderbolt in the local dialect of the Bologna region of Italy, home to Lamborghini, the hybrid supercar is engineered around “unique” hybrid technologies and promises to deliver “the extraordinary …

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Ferrari 812 GTS unveiled as the worlds most powerful series convertible

Ferrari has unveiled the 812 Superfast’s topless sibling, the 812 GTS which will enter production as a series production model. Presented at an exclusive event last week, the GTS is essentially a twin of the Superfast under the skin, sharing its naturally aspirated 6.5-litre V12 producing 580kW at 8,500rpm and …

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BMW 1 Series hatch pricing and specification confirmed

The all-new 2020 BMW 1 Series hatch will arrive in Australian showrooms later this year initially with a two-tier line-up, starting with the entry-level 1 Series 118i and capped off with the top-spec 1 Series M135i xDrive. Looking like a low riding version of the larger BMW X2 SUV, the third-generation 1 …

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Off-road ready Ford Ranger Wildtrak X joins range

Ford is introducing an even wilder version of its Ranger Wildtrak ute. Dubbed the Wildtrak X, the off-road focused edition of Australia’s second best-selling vehicle combines the convenience and high-spec equipment of the Wildtrak with more capable off-road gear. Delivering a striking on-road presence second only to the Ford Ranger …

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2020 Hyundai Veloster arrives in Oz priced from $29,490

Hyundai’s second-generation Veloster “2+1 door sports coupe” has returned to Australia with a three-tier line-up priced from $29,490 plus on-road costs. The range kicks off with the above priced Veloster followed by the Veloster Turbo and Turbo Premium. Like the previous-generation, two engines are on offer depending on variant. The …

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Jaguar F-Pace SVR brings stonking supercharged V8 from $140k

Australian pricing for the all-new Jaguar F-Pace SVR has been announced, starting at $140,020 plus on road costs. Engineered by Special Vehicle Operations (SVO), with a 44 percent uplift in power, the F-Pace SVR’s 5.0-litre V8 supercharged petrol engine produces 404kW and 680Nm, enabling it to reach 0-100km/h in 4.3 …

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2020 Nissan Juke refreshed with more mature styling

The quirky Nissan Juke has received a thorough refresh ten years after the first-generation model burst onto the market with its polarising looks. Looking decidedly grown up but retaining the funky design that sets the model apart from its peers, the 2020 Nissan Juke is now roomier courtesy of the …

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Lexus to unveil all-electric CT successor at upcoming Tokyo Show?

Lexus is expected to unwrap an all-electric concept model at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show in October, according to a report by UK publication Autocar. The concept will provide a glimpse into Lexus’ first ever full electric vehicle (EV) and will be based on the brand’s futuristic LF-SA concept from …

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2020 Hyundai Venue pricing and specification

Hyundai has announced the pricing and specification of its pint-sized Venue SUV, which arrives this month from $19,990 before on-road costs; making it one of the cheapest SUVs on the market, replacing the Accent as Hyundai’s new entry-level model. Offered in three variants, the price opener Venue Go model comes …

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Ford Fiesta ST to land Q1 2020 priced from $31,990

The new-generation Ford Fiesta ST will hit showrooms across Australia in Q1 2020, priced from $31,990 plus on-road costs.  Made in Germany, the Ford Performance Fiesta ST is said to be the most responsive, engaging and fun-to-drive Fiesta ST ever, featuring a range of innovative Sports Technologies that enhance power …

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Official: Modified Bugatti Chiron prototype hits 482km/h

The mighty Bugatti Chiron has broken the 482km/h barrier, clocking a TUV verified top speed of 490.484km/h on August 2 on the Ehra-Lessien with Andy Wallace behind the wheel. The company has been working on the secretive Chiron prototype with Michelin and Dallara over the past six months to break …

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