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26 Feb 2020

Government steps in to protect Holden heritage collection from GM

The Australian Government says it has clarified with GM that Holden’s historic collection will stay in Australia, citing legal means to do so and ensuring Australians that GM is not “secretly moving stuff offshore.” As GM departs Australia after announcing it will close Holden and axe a significant proportion of

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25 Feb 2020

Ford’s new Escape will arrive this year with electric hybrid option

Ford confirms pricing and specification for its 2020 MY20 Ford Escape, which will bring a new rival with electric hybrid power to the SUV market. FORD AUSTRALIA hasn’t had much sales success yet with SUVs… at least not since the locally-made Territory departed. However, it might finally have an SUV

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25 Feb 2020

Australian & NZ’s exclusive Mini Sterling announced

Remembering its colonies down south, British carmaker Mini has sent 40 special limited edition Countrymans to Australia for our consumption. MINI’S CELEBRATING its British heritage, releasing in limited numbers the Mini Countryman Sterling Edition. Just 50 models will be made and are available to southern colonies, 40 in Australia, and

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25 Feb 2020

Overview: VW Golf MK7.5 range in 2020

VOLKSWAGEN GOLF. The hatchback is absolutely iconic after decades of production and continues to offer a slick city car for the masses and a great hot hatch for enthusiasts. Now getting late into its lifecycle and with plenty of tweaks to the MK7.5 seventh-generation model lineup, it offers good safety,

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Ford Ranger Raptor V8
24 Feb 2020

Cold water thrown on Ford Ranger Raptor V8 rumour

The Ford Ranger Raptor V8 isn’t coming… at least not in the way we think it is. FOLLOWING REPORTS that Ford is readying a Ranger Raptor V8, the supposed engineering firm behind the project, Melbourne-based Premcar, has dismissed the rumours. Speaking last week at Premcar’s facility in Epping where it

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2020 MY20 Mazda CX-8
24 Feb 2020

Cheaper Mazda CX-8 petrol introduced with MY20 changes

A heap of changes and additions to the 2020 Mazda CX-8 sees the price…go down. MAZDA AUSTRALIA has updated its seven-seat CX-8 family SUV, bringing improved safety, better technology, new petrol engine option, more grades, and a lower entry price. In total, the range expands from the previous three-tier diesel-only

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24 Feb 2020

Ford Focus could be on the chopping block

Not long after it axed the Mondeo, Ford says it is evaluating its other passenger car, the Focus. FORD IS KEEPING a sharp eye on its Focus small car and could axe conventional variants in the lineup as a result of Australia’s changing automotive tastes. The blue oval has confirmed

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24 Feb 2020

2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M pricing announced

BMW’s new X5 M and X6 M rivals for the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S and Porsche Cayenne Turbo are soon to arrive in Australia. BMW AUSTRALIA HAS announced pricing and specifications for its brutish Bavarian duo the X5 M and X6 M, which will land in showrooms this May carrying

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Ford Ranger Raptor V8 Australia
21 Feb 2020

Ford admits “desire” to create V8 Raptor and further variants

Rumours are swirling about Ford Australia producing a Ranger Raptor V8, and the local arm says it wants one in its lineup, along with other performance utes. 

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VW Amarok Core V6 manual 78%
21 Feb 2020

2020 VW Amarok V6 manual Core review

LITTLE MORE THAN 12 months ago Volkswagen unleashed its cut-price Amarok Core V6, offering one of the dual-cab ute market’s gruntiest options for a touch over $50,000. And we say it’s the gruntiest option now given that Mercedes-Benz has pulled its X-Class offering – the only V6 rival to the

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Ford Mustang R-Spec australia front track 80%
21 Feb 2020

2020 Ford Mustang R-Spec Review

CARS ARE ALL about numbers, especially those exotic machines built specifically for driving enthusiasts. The bigger the number, the faster it is. The more desirable it is. And usually the more expensive it is. So, what happens when a car is missing one of those crucial figures? Well, in the

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20 Feb 2020

What is DAB or Digital Radio?

Digital Radio… it’s appearing in just about every new car. But what is digital radio?

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BMW ALpina B3 touring australia
18 Feb 2020

Alpina Australia confirms B3 Sedan and Touring price and spec

BMW might not have an M3 wagon but Alpina’s B3 wagon is as good as it gets, and it’s coming to Australia this year from $146k.

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18 Feb 2020

Price vs perception: Is vanity killing EV sales?

We know electric vehicles are expensive right now, but apparently that’s not all which is holding Australians back from buying an EV.

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Kia Sorento 2020 australia
18 Feb 2020

2020 Kia Sorento unveiled, due here in June

New seven-seat SUV to shake up the market when it launches here in June. THESE ARE THE First official images of the new Kia Sorento, confirming that the South Korean car manufacturer has indeed produced a radical restyling of its large seven-seat family SUV including a leap in interior design

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