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26 May 2020

Facelifted 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe teased

Hyundai’s 2021 Santa Fe will bring an updated look to the seven-seater SUV when it lands in Australia. Hyundai’s 2021 Santa Fe will receive a facelift and “technological enhancements” according to two teaser images and scant details provided by the South Korean carmaker. Upfront there are obvious changes, with a

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26 May 2020

Daniel Ricciardo gets green light to race at Bathurst 1000

Australian F1 star Daniel Ricciardo is odds on to race at this year’s Bathurst 1000. Daniel Ricciardo could finally get a stint racing in the Supercars championship at this year’s Bathurst 1000 thanks to his latest move to new team McLaren F1. Having recently formalised his contract to move from

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26 May 2020

Twin-turbo V8 Volkswagen Touareg confirmed for Australia

VW’s flagship Touareg V8 TDI has been confirmed for Australia. VW will fire its range-topping Touareg V8 TDI into the Australian market later this year with the arrival of its most powerful SUV ever. The new Touareg V8 TDI, built on the third-generation Touareg platform, surpasses the output of even

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25 May 2020

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek review

We drive and review the 2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek, the little brother to the tough Warrior. Just how much different is it to that vehicle and the ST-X it is based on? We find out and deliver you the verdict.

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25 May 2020

Practical Motoring Live Deals goes live

Practical Motoring is now also the home of some of the best deals on near-new demonstrator vehicles in Australia. Practical Motoring Live Deals has officially launched, enabling Australian car buyers with a new, independent car sales service that provides limited-time deals on demonstrator stock. Home of the sharpest car deals

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22 May 2020

GM vs Tesla for the million-mile battery

Two carmakers are surging to the top at the moment when it comes to developing long-life battery technology. A two-horse race is on to be the first manufacturer to deliver a “million-mile” battery, capable of lasting 1.6 million kilometres before needing to be replaced. The competitors are General Motors and

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Indian FTR 1200 S
22 May 2020

Indian FTR 1200 S review

After a long and successful history in cruisers, Indian moved into new territory with the release of the FTR 1200 S. For an American brand that was built on – and reborn with – cruisers, Indian’s addition of the FTR 1200 range to their lineup was a bold move. Categorically

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21 May 2020

2020 Audi Q3 40 TFSI pricing and spec

The new Audi Q3 40 TFSI and S Line arrive into the small SUV’s lineup. Two new Q3 options join Audi Australia’s showroom, expanding the lineup’s offering to four variants. Available now, the new 40 TFSI ($54,990 plus on-road costs) and 40 TFSI S Line ($59,400 plus) sit between the

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21 May 2020

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB pricing and spec

Mercedes-Benz has priced and specified its 2020 GLB range for Australia. Arriving in showrooms shortly, the new GLB SUV will give Mercedes-Benz Australia a unique offering on showroom floors. Priced from $59,900 plus on-road costs, the SUV is the first compact seven-seat crossover to be offered by the German maker.

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20 May 2020

Canberra is the hot spot for hitting wildlife down under

Do Canberrans have something against wildlife or do animals just like jumping out at cars in the nation’s capital? Car insurer AAMI has revealed the top hot spots in each Australian state and the ACT (it is sans Northern Territory) to hit wildlife, finding that the nation’s capital Canberra is

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20 May 2020

Exclusive: Next-gen RAM 1500 V8 arrives for testing in Australia

This is the first look at the next-generation 2020 RAM 1500 Limited DT in Australia before its factory-backed conversion. The next-generation Ram 1500 ‘DT’ has landed in Australia and begun testing before its on-sale which is due late-2020 or early next year. The new generation ‘DT’ Ram 1500 is planned

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20 May 2020

Nissan reveals pricing for funky new Juke SUV

The new Juke from Nissan looks as unique as ever and now it brings all of the latest tech and safety advances. Nissan’s second-generation Juke has been revealed for Australia, with pricing to start from under $28,000 plus on-road costs. Most noticeable is a complete refresh in styling inside and

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19 May 2020

2020 BMW X5 & X6 M Competition Review

2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M Competition review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. IN A NUTSHELL: If you can’t choose between these two, we’d suggest the X5 M Competition as the better (logical) choice. But some want the exclusive look of the

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18 May 2020

Suzuki Swift facelifted for 2020 with new tech

Suzuki Swift sees an update to keep it fighting against the Mazda 2 and Toyota Yaris. Suzuki’s little Swift hatchback has received a facelift for 2020, as unveiled in Japan overnight. While changes are mostly minor there are some new tech and interior enhancements too. These images come via the

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18 May 2020

First Australian-built Brabham supercar delivered

Australian-based Brabham Automotive has delivered its first hypercar to a customer in the UK. Produced at an assembly line located in Edinburgh Parks outside of Adelaide, South Australia, the first Brabham BT62 racing car has been delivered – though they’ll build you a street-legal version if you want. The BT62

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