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2018 Mitsubishi Expander crossover MPV revealed

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2018 Mitsubishi Expander crossover MPV revealed

The new Mitsubishi Expander seven-seat people mover has been revealed in Indonesia, ahead of its full debut at the Jakarta motor show on August 10...

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2018 Jaguar XJR575 headlines updated range, Australian debut confirmed
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2018 Jaguar XJR575 headlines updated range, Australian debut confirmed

The updated Jaguar XJ has been revealed with a new, more powerful XJR575 model headlining the tweaked range. The new XJR575 model is powered by a version of the company's 5.0-litre supercharged V8 boasting 423kW of power and 700Nm of torque. Drive goes to the rear wheels via an eight-speed automatic, and Jaguar Land Rover says the sedan is capable of blasting past the 0-100km/h standard in 4...


2018 Suzuki Swift Sport unveiled ahead of Frankfurt show
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2018 Suzuki Swift Sport unveiled ahead of Frankfurt show

The new Suzuki Swift Sport has been revealed ahead of its full debut at September's 2017 Frankfurt motor show. Compared to the less sporting members of the Swift family, the new Sport has a redesigned front fascia with a larger and more aggressively styled grille. There's also new alloy wheels, stickier tyres, lowered suspension, black side sill extensions, and a black front lip spoiler...


Audi offers rides in self-driving car to the public
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Audi offers rides in self-driving car to the public

Audi is offering select members of the public a 60 minute ride in the driver's seat of a vehicle from its autonomous driving development fleet. Riders will be chosen from social media feeds run by Audi Germany. Raffle winners and high mileage users of the Audi On Demand service will also participate in the ride-along program...


Audi recalls 850,000 V6 and V8 diesel engines outside of the US
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Audi recalls 850,000 V6 and V8 diesel engines outside of the US

Audi has announced it will recall and upgrade the software for around 850,000 V6 and V8 Euro 5- and Euro 6-compliant turbo-diesel engines. The voluntary recall is for "Europe and other markets (outside of the US and Canada)", and includes Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen vehicles using those engines...


2017 Lotus Evora GT430: Most powerful road-going Lotus revealed - UPDATE
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2017 Lotus Evora GT430: Most powerful road-going Lotus revealed - UPDATE

Update - Lotus Cars Australia has given an update regarding local availability of the Evora GT430. See bottom of article for details The limited-edition Lotus Evora GT430 has been revealed, and is said to be the company's most powerful road-going car yet. As its name suggests, the Evora GT430 features a retuned 3...


Volvo buys into Lynk & Co, sets up technology sharing joint venture with Geely parent
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Volvo buys into Lynk & Co, sets up technology sharing joint venture with Geely parent

Volvo Cars has bought into Lynk & Co, its nascent sister brand, and will also setup a 50/50 technology partnership company with the Geely brand, under the larger Geely Holdings umbrella. The Swedish brand will take a "significant minority shareholding" in Lynk & Co owing, primarily, to the fact that the new brand will use platforms, drivetrains and technologies developed by Volvo...


2018 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 spied
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 spied

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG GLE63 has been photographed undergoing testing near the Nurburgring. This latest GLE prototype wears roughly the same amount of camouflage as the non-AMG vehicle spotted in March this year. The most obvious of difference between the two cars is the AMG model's single bar grille with the high performance marque's now familiar diamond-studded background...


US draft legislation frees self-driving cars from safety standards
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US draft legislation frees self-driving cars from safety standards

A bipartisan draft bill relating to "highly automated vehicles" has been released, and it seeks to significantly reduce the burden on car makers and other companies working to develop, test and deploy self-driving car and autonomous vehicle technology on public roads. As currently worded, the new bill would exempt up to 100,000 self-driving cars per year, per company, from having to comply with existing car safety legislation...


Honda baby NSX's interior and exterior revealed in patent filing
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Honda baby NSX's interior and exterior revealed in patent filing

Honda has filed a patent for the interior of its "baby NSX" with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. The renders were discovered by AutoGuide and Autocar. Although they show a vehicle without a front windscreen, we believe that's because the patent only relates to the interior. Also of note, the car has an aircraft-style steering wheel with a flattened top and bottom...


2018 Audi e-tron quattro spied
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2018 Audi e-tron quattro spied

The Audi e-tron quattro electric crossover has been photographed undergoing hot weather testing in southern Europe. The production Audi e-tron quattro SUV is expected to be given its in-the-flesh debut at this September's Frankfurt show, two years after the concept version took its bow...


2018 Kia Cee'd spied
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2018 Kia Cee'd spied

The next-generation Kia Cee'd has been spied going through its paces in southern Europe. The underpinnings, and many of its petrol and diesel drivetrain options, for the new Cee'd will be shared with the latest Hyundai i30. Externally, the third-generation Cee'd will once again feature the company's signature tiger nose grille...


2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS spied
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2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS spied

The new Porsche 718 Boxster GTS has been spied doing the rounds at the Nurburgring Norschleife. The prototype seen here is equipped with the Sports Design package's front bumper and rear diffuser. If the pre-facelift Boxster GTS is anything to go by, these elements should be a close approximation of what we'll see on the production model...


2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom revealed in leaked brochure
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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom revealed in leaked brochure

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has potentially been revealed via a leaked online brochure. The images you see here were originally posted on AutoHome. The photos were reposted by Autocar before the Chinese car website took them down...


2018 Mitsubishi 'Expander' people mover teased
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2018 Mitsubishi 'Expander' people mover teased

Mitsubishi Motors Indonesia has teased its "next generation MPV" ahead of its official debut at the 2017 Jakarta motor show, which starts on August 10. The new car is expected to feature three rows of seating, the ability to transport seven or eight passengers, and will draw heavily from last year's XM Concept...