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Seven-seat Mazda CX-8 offered in three grades

Mazda has officially launched the all-new CX-8 mid-size seven-seat SUV in Australia. Sitting between the CX-5 and the CX-9 on the sizing scale, the middle kid offers seven-seat option in a more compact package. The three-tier CX-8 range is exclusively powered by a 2.2L SKYACTIV-D twin-turbo diesel engine that produces 140kW …

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McLaren stretches 570S to create 600LT

McLaren’s 570S has been given the ‘Longtail’ treatment to create the 600LT, which is the fastest model yet in the company’s Sports Series range. As the name implies, the new car is longer than the 570S on which it is based – with the rear bodywork adding 74mm to the …

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MG confirms sports car revival

MG has confirmed that a pure-electric sports car is on the cards, aiming to demonstrate with it what the future for enthusiast cars may look like, as well as to bring back memories of the brand’s glory days. Shao Jingfeng – MG’s head of design who previously spent more than …

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New S Line Competition package headlines Audi A4 update

The Audi A4 Sedan and A4 Avant have received fresh new updates and are due to arrive in Australia in early 2019. The A4 receives a more striking front-end treatment from the design and sport lines models and above. The S line exterior package features new bumpers with a more …

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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is a thoroughbred GT flagship

Aston Martin has taken the cover off the DBS Superleggera – a true thoroughbred that marks the return of not one, but two illustrious names. With DBS, Aston Martin is reviving an iconic nameplate that first appeared on in 1967, while Touring’s famous mark – Superleggera – will once again …

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Upcoming Tesla pick-up comes with “crazy torque” and 805km range

Despite being plagued by production delays and autopilot crash scandals, Elon Musk still managed to find time to talk about another upcoming product, the Tesla pick-up truck. Posted via the CEO’s official Twitter account, Musk released a few preliminary details about the model – it would sport a dual-motor, all-wheel …

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Rare Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren up for sale for a cool $1.95M

A rare Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 S Roadster has been put up for sale for a cool €1.24m ($A1,954,699) in Germany. Just 150 of the high performance super car were made worldwide and the example up for sale was first registered on 27 April, 2009. There have been two previous …

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Toyota unveils all-new Crown, its first connected car

Toyota has taken the wraps off its all-new Toyota Crown, one of the company’s longest running models and its first connected car. The 15th generation Crown comes with a data communication module as standard, enabling 24/7 connectivity focusing on safety, security, comfort and convenience based real-time driving data. Available in …

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Holden Acadia begins local testing ahead of late 2018 launch

Holden’s upcoming Acadia full-size SUV has begun rigorous real world testing on Australian roads as the lion brand expects SUVs to make up 35% of its sales next year. Set to go on sale later in 2018, the US-sourced seven-seat Acadia will sit as Holden’s flagship SUV, rivalling the likes …

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Chevrolet unveils bold-new Blazer SUV

Chevrolet is raising the bar on crossover design with the introduction of the 2019 Blazer. The all-new midsize SUV is the boldest, most progressive expression of the Chevrolet crossover design theme. A wide stance, tight proportions, a high beltline and dramatic sculpting give it a toned, athletic appearance from all angles. …

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Ford Focus irons out bumps with Pothole Mitigation Tech

Ford has introduced its pothole mitigation technology on the new Ford Focus range which could help minimise damages caused by potholes. As we well know, hitting potholes could be devastating to the car’s tyres, rims and even the suspension. Ford’s innovative pothole mitigation technology promises to reduce these damages by …

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Lexus LC F previewed with mysterious Gold Rush Rally entrant?

Lexus is participating in the 2018 Gold Rush Rally with a bespoke LC coupe, as revealed by a photo released by the luxury car maker in a tweet today. Accompanying the single rear quarter night shot of the hotted up Lexus LC are the words: “The Lexus tuned Lexus LC …

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First Look: 2019 Audi A1 Sportback

Eight years after the introduction of the original Audi A1 Sportback, the second generation model has arrived, bringing a more matured styling and advanced infotainment and driver assistance systems. Exterior Design The A1 Sportback has grown 56 millimetres in length to 4.03 metres, stands 1.43 metres tall including its aerial while …

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2019 Volvo S60 unveiled, unconfirmed for Australia

The covers have finally been lifted on the US-built 2019 Volvo S60, but a question mark hangs over whether it will make its way to Australia. If Volvo’s new small sports sedan is to make its way here, it likely wouldn’t be until the second quarter of 2019 at the …

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