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Fiat Chrysler Australia denies report of local emissions investigation

The Australian arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), with government support, has hit back at a report today that an investigation has been started in relation to the emissions figures claimed for its diesel models. The report, published by News Corp website news...

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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 24, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 24, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


CarAdvice podcast 45: Nissan 370Z vs Ford Mustang
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CarAdvice podcast 45: Nissan 370Z vs Ford Mustang

Mandy, Paul and Dave bring you the latest car news of the week, including the 2017 Honda Civic hatch pricing announced, LDV T60 ute is on sale in Australia from October, 2018 Volkswagen Polo has been spied undisguised in South Africa, PSA says Opel purchase part of plan to ‘conquer’ the world, and Mercedes-AMG E43 goes operational with Victoria Police...


2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country: Australian pricing and details revealed online - UPDATE
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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country: Australian pricing and details revealed online - UPDATE

Update - Manufacturer's list pricing for the Volvo V90 Cross Country has been revealed online. See article for details Although not yet announced, initial pricing and specifications for the new 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country have surfaced online. The new off-road styled wagon will start from $99,900 before on-road costs, or $110,060 drive-away - the latter coming from Volvo's Australian online car configurator...


2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S local pricing announced, here in April
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2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S local pricing announced, here in April

Australian pricing for the 2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S has been announced this week, with first deliveries of the company's flagship sports car to arrive next month. Starting at $489,950 excluding on-road costs, the Vanquish S kicks off around $4000 more than the model it replaces, while being nearly $13,000 cheaper than the outgoing Vanquish Carbon Edition...


2017 Audi S5 Coupe pricing and specs: Quicker coupe gets sharper starting point
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2017 Audi S5 Coupe pricing and specs: Quicker coupe gets sharper starting point

The 2017 Audi S5 Coupe is here to sit atop the A5 range with extra sporting intent and even more equipment. The all-new S5 Coupe model has done away with its supercharged engine, opting instead for a 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder petrol unit with 260kW of power from 5400-6400rpm and 500Nm of torque from 1370-4500rpm...


2013-2015 Nissan Murano recall for steering fix
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2013-2015 Nissan Murano recall for steering fix

Nissan has issued a recall for 426 of its Murano SUVs built between November 2013 and February 2015 over concerns the power steering hose could leak, resulting in a loss of steering assistance. The Japanese manufacturer reports the power steering high pressure hose could detach over trim due to incorrect clamp fittings, which in turn could cause the power steering fluid to leak...


Hyundai patents engine with differing cylinder displacements
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Hyundai patents engine with differing cylinder displacements

Hyundai has made a filing with the European Patent Office for engines featuring cylinders with differing displacements. AutoGuide recently discovered a patent filing from the Korean car maker for a "system and method for motor-assisted non-uniform displacement engine control". In a nutshell, the hypothetical engine would have two types of cylinders, each with a different displacement...


2018 Volkswagen Touareg caught undisguised
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2018 Volkswagen Touareg caught undisguised

The next-generation Volkswagen Touareg has been spied almost completely without disguise, with only its badge and trim highlights obscured. The big SUV was snapped by a reader of South Africa's Car magazine at O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. The new Touareg was spotted alongside an undisguised version of the next-generation Polo hatch, possibly the same car photographed last week...


2017 Audi A5 Coupe pricing and specs
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2017 Audi A5 Coupe pricing and specs

The 2017 Audi A5 Coupe range has arrived in Australia, with the four-ring brand offering plenty of kit for its two-door, four-seat, style-focused model. The three-model Audi A5 range will start off from an attractive $69,900 (all prices plus on-road costs) for the entry-level front-drive 2.0TFSI petrol, while the other petrol 2...


Nurburgring lap times are now meaningless
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Nurburgring lap times are now meaningless

There was a time, not too long ago, when a lap time of under eight minutes around the infamous Nurburgring, truly meant something. It was a crude but accepted method for being able to compare one extra-special car’s track ability with another. These days, though? These days, the exercise is utterly irrelevant...


Aston Martin chief Andy Palmer details product offensive
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Aston Martin chief Andy Palmer details product offensive

Aston Martin has revealed its plans for a new model onslaught, with the company to have 7 new models by 2020. Speaking to media at the opening of the company's new Zagame dealership in Richmond, Melbourne, Aston Martin's CEO, Andy Palmer detailed the product strategy that will see at least one new model every year from now until the end of the decade...


2017 Honda Civic Type R touches down in Melbourne
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2017 Honda Civic Type R touches down in Melbourne

The new 2017 Honda Civic Type R has made its Australian debut, but don't expect to drive away in one anytime soon: it won't be on sale until later this year. Belgian racer Stoffel Vandoorne was on hand for today's showcase, which also featured the first local appearance of the Civic RS hatch...


Bentley Continental Supersports touches down in Australia, pricing announced
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Bentley Continental Supersports touches down in Australia, pricing announced

The 2017 Bentley Continental Supersports has touched down in Australia, making its local debut at the Australian Grand Prix this week in Melbourne. Pricing for the flagship Continental coupe and convertible starts at $569,522 and $626,474 in Australia before on-road costs respectively. With its uprated 6...


Ferrari 'Dino' mule spied
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Ferrari 'Dino' mule spied

A modified and camouflaged Ferrari believed to be a prototype for the rumoured upcoming Dino has been spied in the snow this week during cold weather testing. The vehicle in the images - which combines elements of the current 488 GTB and previous 458 Italia - could be a sign that the Prancing Horse could be working on an entry-level sports car that could revive the iconic Dino nameplate...