22 Oct 2020

Mazda’s electric SUV one step closer to Australia

Mazda’s MX-30 EV looks to be shoring up as the brand’s debutant in the Australian electric vehicle market. Mazda has gone through the effort of certifying its MX-30 electric SUV for use on Australian roads, suggesting it is seriously close to confirming it will launch here. The model has been

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22 Oct 2020

Ford Mustang Mach 1 priced at $83k

Pricing and specs of the Mustang Mach 1 for Australia have been revealed. The Ford Mustang Mach 1 will be available for the first time even in Australia and is the ‘best-handling factory-produced’ Mustang to come to Australia. Pricing is $83,365  plus on-roads for either manual or automatic versions, with

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22 Oct 2020

Mazda BT-50 receives top marks for safety

Mazda’s new ute receives top marks from Australia’s crash-testing program. Unsurprisingly, Mazda’s new BT-50, which is based on Isuzu D-Max, has received a full five-star safety rating.  Following the same top result as the D-Max, Mazda’s ute scores just slightly lower for impacts regarding pedestrians and cyclists in the vulnerable

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22 Oct 2020

Ford Escape to launch with $500 incentive and virtual drives

Ford incentives new Escape customers with driveaway deals, virtual test drives and $500 just for checking it out. Ford’s new-generation Escape SUV launches this November with driveaway pricing and virtual test drives. Available in three trims – Escape, Escape ST-Line and Escape Vignale – the new model sits between the

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21 Oct 2020

GMC Hummer EV revealed

All-new electric pick-up revives Hummer name. Finally shown since it was first teased in an ad during the Super Bowl, General Motors has pulled the sheet completely off the new GMC Hummer. It has been shown in its debut Edition 1 trim. The brand’s first electric model, the Hummer EV

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21 Oct 2020

Hot pockety: Hyundai i20 N revealed

All-new hot hatch from Hyundai brings 150kW punch to Ford Fiesta ST and VW Polo GTI rivals. Described as the South Korean manufacturer’s hot hatch based on its successful World Rally Championship car, the i20 N will land in Australia next year under keen interest from enthusiasts. Getting straight to

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20 Oct 2020

Raptor rival? Lifted V6 Navara/Frontier images leak

New images of upcoming Navara/Frontier facelift surface of a tougher looking ute. Following on from an image leak of the facelifted Nissan Navara/Frontier last week, new shots show what appears to be a new lifted-up model, with a blacked-out grille, arches, front bar and new alloy wheel design. Posted on

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20 Oct 2020

Hyundai i30 sedan and N-Line pricing announced

Traditional rivals will be on alert for the incoming new i30 sedan from Hyundai, packing new tech, sporty styling and a raft of equipment. The new Hyundai i30 sedan will launch soon, joining the updated i30 hatchback. The i30 sedan replaces the Elantra, which it is still called overseas, and

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19 Oct 2020

Mandatory AEB discussion to close ahead of taking “Recommended option”

Brand-new Australian vehicles may soon be required to have autonomous emergency braking as a standard feature. Australian Federal Government will soon close applications for public comment on the proposal that it takes the recommended action to implement mandatory fitment of AEB (autonomous emergency braking) in upcoming ADR requirements for new

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16 Oct 2020

Chevrolet Camaro to race in Supercars

New Gen 3 platform revealed, Camaro to join the Supercars grid in 2022. After being rumoured for some time, it’s now official: the Chevrolet Camaro will race in the Repco Australian Supercars Championship. The introduction of the Camaro, which will be on track in ‘ZL1’ form in 2022, is partly

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15 Oct 2020

New Navara design set to look more like Titan

Images of what appears to be the new update for the Nissan Frontier sold in the Middle East and America have surfaced, and strongly suggest what we can expect on the updated Navara due later this year. They were published by Cars Secrets on Instagram. While the Australian Navara and

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14 Oct 2020

VW Golf GTI Clubsport breaks cover

VW Golf GTI Clubsport revealed with a muscular power increase and track-ready upgrades. Not long after revealing the new Golf GTI, VW is showing us the powerful GTI Clubsport, packing 221kW from its 2.0L turbo engine. Lighter and faster, the Clubsport is a track day hero for enthusiasts utilising the

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14 Oct 2020

Should ANCAP properly test the Jeep Gladiator?

ANCAP has announced the Jeep Gladiator will carry the Wrangler’s same three-star rating without testing and despite being a different model. Jeep’s Gladiator has been stamped with a sub-par three-star ANCAP result from the Australasian testing authority which claims the Gladiator is similar enough to the Wrangler to not warrant

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13 Oct 2020

Mazda BT-50 fleet deal bolsters sales prospects

Mazda wins sales-pumping fleet deal over key rivals on the launch of its new generation BT-50. Not only has Mazda launched a far more technologically advanced ute than it has ever sold before but the Japanese brand has also landed a sizeable fleet deal shortly after launching the model to

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13 Oct 2020

Five-door Suzuki Jimny to debut next year

Longer and more practical Jimny on route to production, though doubts linger over RHD version. An all-new five-door version of the Suzuki Jimny is expected to launch in India next year. Following on from its public unveiling earlier this year at the Auto Expo 2020, the Indian Maruti Suzuki Jimny

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