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09 Apr 2020

Land Rover says it could build a new Defender ute

Do you want to see a ute version of the new Land Rover Defender? It’s possible. ARE WE soon to see the return of Land Rover’s Defender ute? Maybe. The new Defender’s D7x platform underneath is ready to carry a new-generation Defender utility-body, according to a Land Rover source speaking

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09 Apr 2020

Slot car sets you can drive to survive lockdown with

You can’t leave your house, you can’t go for a drive, so how does a car-loving enthusiast get through the lockdown? Here are some of the best slot car sets you can get to survive isolation. The simple slot car set has been with us for years, and anyone old

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09 Apr 2020

Jaguar joins Land Rover in five-year warranty

Nearly all Land Rover and Jaguar models will come with a full five-year warranty, but the catch is it’s only for a limited time. Land Rover Australia has come to the party and moved to a five-year warranty, but the thing is it’s only for a few months. Temporarily following

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Chevrolet Silverado HSV Australia 2020
08 Apr 2020

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 production shutdown won’t affect Australia

Plenty of GM products will be delayed due to COVID-19-related shutdowns, but local supply for the Silverado 1500 is on time. GENERAL MOTORS has shut down most of its North American production facilities, delaying updates and ceasing production of many of the vehicles wearing Chevrolet, Cadillac, and GMC badges. Caught

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08 Apr 2020

2020 Subaru Forester Hybrid S review

Review of the 2020 Subaru Forester Hybrid S in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score.

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08 Apr 2020

Mahindra cancels $658m SsangYong lifeline

SsangYong’s future is in doubt with coronavirus affecting the cash flow of its parent company, Mahindra. INDIAN AUTOMOTIVE conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra has pulled its investment funding from SsangYong, leaving the South Korean manufacturer only scraps from the table to keep itself afloat. Citing a staggering 88 per cent drop

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Hyundai Elantra i30 N sedan
07 Apr 2020

Hyundai i30 N Sedan slated for 2021

Hyundai’s N expansion plans will come to fruition soon with the production of the new Kona N and Elantra N within 12 months. HYUNDAI PLANS to lob a hot sedan into its N Performance lineup. It will distinguish Hyundai’s small-car performance offerings compared to brands with only hot hatches. The

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06 Apr 2020

2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS review

Review of the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. WE JUST love the Skoda Octavia RS… it really is a great option for anyone that wants something practical, sporty, and not an SUV. But what if you need an SUV? 

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03 Apr 2020

Market slumps as Kia moves close to top three

March was not a good month for car sales in Australia, though a few car makers bucked the negative trend. THE AUSTRALIAN car market has posted its 24th month of slowing sales, as March 2020 recorded a horror show for most brands, the industry as a whole moving 81,690 units

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03 Apr 2020

Special 100th Anniversary Mazda models for Australia

Australians will have the opportunity to purchase a limited number of 100th Anniversary editions of just about every Mazda model on sale. MAZDA WILL celebrate its 100-year history of manufacturing with a selection of limited edition 100th Anniversary Special Edition models this year. Having evolved since its 1920 beginnings as

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03 Apr 2020

Honda HR-V and Jazz get Apple and Android connectivity

Better late than never, Honda gives the popular HR-V and Jazz the latest Apple CarPlay and Android Auto tech. HONDA HAS introduced Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity to the 2021 (MY21) HR-V and Jazz. The mobile phone connectivity allows users to easily plug an Apple or Android-based phone into

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02 Apr 2020

2020 Ford Fiesta ST review

FORD’S FIESTA ST is one of the benchmark hot hatches of the last decade. Given a chance to drive the new-generation ST here in Australia, we were more than keen to see if it will carry the baton into the 2020s. IN A NUTSHELL: The new Fiesta ST is a

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02 Apr 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Mirage priced from $14,990

A fresh look and some new tech bolster appeal for the Mitsubishi Mirage hatch. MITSUBISHI’S FACELIFTED Mirage is now on sale, priced from $14,990 plus on-road costs. The updated model, which adopts a new-look front based on the brand’s ‘Dynamic Shield’ design philosophy, is offered in two trims – base

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01 Apr 2020

Toyota confirms Corolla GR, Australia in sight

A new hot hatch rival to the Golf GTI, Hyundai i30 N and Renault Megane RS looks set to join the Yaris GR in Toyota’s lively hot hatch lineup. TOYOTA HAS confirmed the Corolla GR hot hatch name, registering the badge around the world including in Australia. Previous reports suggest

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Nissan X-Trail leak 2021
01 Apr 2020

New Nissan X-Trail design patents leak

A likely mistake at Brazil’s patent office shows what the next-gen Nissan X-Trail looks like. THESE RENDERINGS are the first official look at the upcoming 2021 Nissan X-Trail. Sourced from Brazil’s national patents office, such renderings filed are commonly held under embargo or ‘hidden’ from public view. It seems this

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  1. November 10, 2017 at 2:03 pm — Reply
  2. Bernard De Gouveia
    January 15, 2020 at 11:43 am — Reply

    Any News, Pics or specs of the Next Generation Land Cruiser Prado

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