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MotorWorld Sydney tickets on sale now, ahead of December opening

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MotorWorld Sydney tickets on sale now, ahead of December opening

Tickets for Australia’s newest motoring festival, MotorWorld Sydney, have gone on sale today following an official media launch for the event on Monday. MotorWorld Sydney was officially announced back in February...

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2017 Holden Captiva spied testing
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2017 Holden Captiva spied testing

The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox, which could come here as the 2017 Holden Captiva, has once again been spied testing in heavy camouflage. The Equinox, previously spied last month, was this time caught testing alongside the Opel Meriva and Opel Insignia this week. This strengthens suspicions that the Equinox will make the jump to join the Opel family, taking on the Antara badge...


Mazda details new G-Vectoring chassis control system
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Mazda details new G-Vectoring chassis control system

Japanese car maker Mazda has this week revealed details - although no images - of its new electronic chassis system, designed to shift focus towards long-distance comfort and stability in its passenger cars, rather than outright handling. Dubbed the ‘G-Vectoring Control’ (GVC) system, the technology is part of the company’s wider plan to reduce driver fatigue and stress in its future models...


2016 spy photos: the year so far...
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2016 spy photos: the year so far...

Whether it’s for an entirely new model, a complete styling overhaul or a minor facelift, it’s always exciting to get a fresh batch of spy photos. Thanks to the work of spy photographers across the globe, we’re constantly updated with sneaky shots of upcoming cars in their all-important development phase...


2016 Honda CR-V VTi Limited Edition on sale in Australia
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2016 Honda CR-V VTi Limited Edition on sale in Australia

A new limited-edition variant has been added to the 2016 Honda CR-V line-up this week, adding new features at the lower end of the range. This new limited edition follows the diesel-powered DTi-L Limited Edition and the petrol VTi Limited Edition, both of which were unveiled last year and joined the 2015 CR-V range...


Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate to gain off-roading Audi Allroad rival - report
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate to gain off-roading Audi Allroad rival - report

Mercedes-Benz is planning to add a jacked-up variant to its recently-revealed 2017 E-Class Estate range, according to a new report. Just days after the German car maker unveiled its refreshed E-Class wagon range, UK website Auto Express now claims Mercedes is looking to add a more rugged version of the wagon to rival the likes of the Audi A6 Allroad...


Mini Clubman ALL4 Scrambler concept revealed
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Mini Clubman ALL4 Scrambler concept revealed

British car maker Mini has this week unveiled a motorcycle-inspired concept of its Clubman wagon. Dubbed the Clubman ALL4 Scrambler, the one-off concept features a number of interior and exterior design elements drawing heavily from BMW’s R Motorrad nineT Scrambler motorcycle...


2017 Honda NSX to tackle Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
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2017 Honda NSX to tackle Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Japanese car maker Honda has today announced its NSX supercar will make its North American racing debut at the upcoming Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. In the famed race - which celebrate its 100th anniversary this year - Honda will run two of its American-built NSX supercars in the time attack 1 and 2 classes, driven by brothers James and Nick Robinson...


2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK recalled for steering issue
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2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK recalled for steering issue

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for 28 vehicles in its SLK roadster range. According to the German car maker, affected vehicles may have been fitted with incorrectly-sized nuts on the rear-axle tie rods during production. This may cause the nuts to loosen, affecting the steering characteristics of the car and potentially leading to an accident...


2013 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for stop-lamp switch issue
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2013 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for stop-lamp switch issue

Nissan Australia is recalling three examples of its current-generation R52 Pathfinder SUV after it was discovered the vehicle’s stop-lamp switch may have been installed incorrectly during assembly. The car maker reports that the stop-lamp switch in affected vehicles may become faulty over time, which could cause the stop lights to remain illuminated even if the brakes are not applied...


McLaren 675LT Spider gets Special Operations treatment with carbon-fibre overhaul
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McLaren 675LT Spider gets Special Operations treatment with carbon-fibre overhaul

British supercar marque McLaren has revealed a limited-edition variant of its new 675LT. Dubbed the MSO Carbon Series LT, the car was brought to life by McLaren Special Operations (MSO) and is cloaked almost completely in high-gloss carbon-fibre. Based on the 675LT Spider, MSO's special has had an additional 40 per cent of its bodywork replaced with the high-strength lightweight material...


Toyota Supra trademark expands to Europe and beyond
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Toyota Supra trademark expands to Europe and beyond

Japanese car maker Toyota has given fans of its iconic Supra sports car new cause for excitement this week, after it applied to trademark the car’s name in a number of countries. The manufacturer has applied for the rights to the name ‘Toyota Supra’ in Europe, along with the rights to ‘Supra’ in New Zealand and the Philippines...


'Bumblebee' Chevrolet Camaro revealed for new Transformers film
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'Bumblebee' Chevrolet Camaro revealed for new Transformers film

The next instalment in the popular Transformers movie franchise is set to hit cinemas mid next year, which means the return of one its most popular characters, Bumblebee. The new look of the Chevrolet Camaro-based Autobot was revealed by the film’s director, Michael Bay via Twitter last week. Bee is back! @generalmotors really got it done with this custom-built 2016 Camaro...


Subaru, Prodrive set new Isle of Man TT record with enhanced WRX STI - UPDATE
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Subaru, Prodrive set new Isle of Man TT record with enhanced WRX STI - UPDATE

UPDATE: In a run early on Monday morning, Mark Higgins bettered his record once more, clocking a time of 17 minutes and 35 seconds, averaging a speed of 207.15km/h. The team have another run planned for Friday. UPDATE 2: In a video released June 24, 2016, Higgins offers a voice-over commentary of his record-breaking run...


Bentley closing in on 'small' coupe decision - report
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Bentley closing in on 'small' coupe decision - report

Bentley is nearing a decision on whether its proposed ‘compact model line’ will move to production, according to a report by Automotive News. Over a year after the British marque hinted at a possible future model with its EXP 10 Speed 6 concept, Bentley now appears closer than ever to confirming that a 'compact' model will join its line-up in the near future...