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Aston Martin DB11 V8 could offer sports suspension but sticks with 375kW

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Aston Martin DB11 V8 could offer sports suspension but sticks with 375kW

At this week’s launch of the new Aston Martin DB11 V8, the British luxury sports manufacturer told CarAdvice some of the changes made between it and the V12 version, were a direct result of customer feedback. Take the suspension and engine modes...

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Aston Martin DB11 V8: Creating the sound
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Aston Martin DB11 V8: Creating the sound

For the first time in nearly fifty years, there’s a V8 engine under the bonnet of an Aston Martin DB-badged car. Only, this one isn’t an in-house build - it’s sourced from AMG, the hot-rod division of Mercedes-Benz. It’s essentially the same 4...


Aston Martin DB11 V8: How the AMG-sourced engine was ‘Astonised’
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Aston Martin DB11 V8: How the AMG-sourced engine was ‘Astonised’

British luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has just launched a new V8 version of its new DB11 grand tourer, and while its 4.0-litre twin-turbo heart might seem like a straight lift from Mercedes-AMG, who built the engine, it’s been properly customised...


2017 BMW 420i Convertible review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 BMW 420i Convertible review

With spring in the air, the BMW 420i Convertible could be the perfect drop-top tourer for you... as long as you don't mind a bit of compromise.

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$87,900

Meet the Bollinger B1, a hardcore electric off-roader
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Meet the Bollinger B1, a hardcore electric off-roader

While it might look like the new Land Rover Defender (which we’re still waiting for) the Bollinger B1 is from Bollinger Motors - a young start-up out of New York State in the USA, which has nothing to do with the up-market French champagne of the same name...


EVs take hold in Europe as fastest growing segment
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EVs take hold in Europe as fastest growing segment

Electric vehicles have not only arrived on the global stage, they’re well and truly on the rise. This is especially the case in Europe, where they were the fastest growing automotive segment in the first half of 2017. Overall, the segment grew by 27,000 units – or 56 per cent - to 73,162 units for the January to June period (up from 46,949 in 2016), with a helpful boost provided by the recently launched Hyundai Ioniq...


2018 Hyundai Tucson Highlander review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2018 Hyundai Tucson Highlander review

There's no doubt the Hyundai Tucson is a popular choice in the mid-size SUV segment, and the top-spec Highlander is the pick if you want all the fruit – and then some. But is it the best bang for buck?

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$28,590 - $47,450

Ducati not for sale, says Volkswagen - report
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Ducati not for sale, says Volkswagen - report

Ducati is staying under the Volkswagen Group umbrella - at least that’s according to a report by Bloomberg, which cites ongoing opposition from the German company's powerful labour unions as the reason why the motorcycle company's ‘for sale’ sign has been temporarily removed...


Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta to go under the hammer for the children
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Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta to go under the hammer for the children

As part of Ferrari’s 70th anniversary year, it will auction a ‘one-of-a-kind’ LaFerrari Aperta, with the proceeds going to long-standing NGO charity fund, Save the Children. On December 3, 2016, a LaFerrari was auctioned off for a staggering US$7 million (8.7 million), making it the most expensive car of the decade ever sold at auction...


ATS GT: Automobili Turismo e Sport unveils new supercar
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ATS GT: Automobili Turismo e Sport unveils new supercar

It’s not exactly a new carmaker, but Italian marque, ATS, credited as the first truly authentic supercar manufacturer, is back in business after more than 50 years in mothballs. The new GT car was recently revealed at the Salon Prive supercar show in the UK, boasting a 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 engine and a US$1,050,000 price tag...


Audi Sport chief steps down to take the reins at Bugatti
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Audi Sport chief steps down to take the reins at Bugatti

In what seems like a surprise move, Audi Sport boss Stephan Winkelmann, is to leave that post later this year to head up Bugatti – one of the Volkswagen Group’s flagship brands. Winkelmann, 52, has only been in the top job at Audi’s performance division since March 15, 2016, but will replace 59-year-old Wolfgang Durheimer at Bugatti, according to reports...


Samsung is the latest player in driverless cars
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Samsung is the latest player in driverless cars

Mega smartphone manufacturer and technology giant, Samsung, has officially entered the race for autonomous car dominance after securing approval to test self-driving cars on state roads in California. According to the DMV’s (Department of Motor Vehicles) California website, as of August 30, 2017, there are now 39 tech companies listed as registered permit holders, including the likes of Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen Group, Waymo, BMW, Apple, NVIDA, GM and Samsung Electronics...


2018 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 review - track test
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2018 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 review - track test

The 2018 Peugeot 308 GTi hot hatch gets some minor tweaks inside and out – but the French manufacturer hasn't dared to mess with the mechanicals... which is just as well.


Delphi’s got a fuel-saving alternative to diesel ready to roll
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Delphi’s got a fuel-saving alternative to diesel ready to roll

UK tech giant Delphi believes it has the technology to wean Europe (and China) off its diesel addiction, in light of ever-tightening global CO2 standards. Actually, it’s two technologies: a 48-volt mild hybrid system, and a new type of cylinder deactivation that Delphi is calling Dynamic Skip Fire...


2018 Maserati Ghibli GranLusso, GranSport: Refreshed sedan due next year - UPDATE
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2018 Maserati Ghibli GranLusso, GranSport: Refreshed sedan due next year - UPDATE

UPDATE: Originally published with only the GranLusso model detailed, this article has been updated to include details of the top-shelf GranSport model. Italian luxury car maker Maserati pulled the covers off the newest version of its entry-level Ghibli sedan at the Chengdu Motor Show in China recently, revealing updated tech and styling tweaks to one of brand's most successful models...