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2016 Toyota Prius photographed completely undisguised before debut

The fourth-generation Toyota Prius has been photographed completely undisguised prior to its debut next week. These photos, which seem to have been taken while the next-generation hybrid hatch was strapped in for a trans-oceanic flight, were first published by the Toyota Prius Club of Malaysia...

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Volkswagen Golf cabriolet update unveiled
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Volkswagen Golf cabriolet update unveiled

The Volkswagen Golf cabrio has been given a mild visual makeover and upgraded mechanicals, and will debut in the flesh at the Frankfurt motor show next month. On the outside, Volkswagen says that the revised Golf cabrio is "easy to identify by [its] considerably sportier front bumper, the striking side sills and sporty accents on the rear bumper"...


Audi 'Q6' e-tron quattro electric crossover on Australian radar
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Audi 'Q6' e-tron quattro electric crossover on Australian radar

Audi Australia began its move into vehicle electrification this week with the A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid, but it’s also looking beyond this technology to its first fully electric car. As we know, Audi will premiere a concept car called the e-tron quattro in a few weeks at the Frankfurt motor show...


Citroen Cactus M concept teased
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Citroen Cactus M concept teased

The Citroen Cactus M concept has been teased ahead of its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show next month. It's said that the new Cactus M concept channels the spirit of the original Citroen Mehari and combines it with the quirky flair of the soon-to-be-released-in-Australia C4 Cactus...


2016 Opel Astra wagon spy photos
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2016 Opel Astra wagon spy photos

The next-generation Opel Astra wagon has been caught on the road by our European spy photography team. With the new Astra hatch already unveiled and detailed at the beginning of June, the majority of this prototype's camouflage is concentrated on its hindquarters...


Lexus Australia motorsport decision imminent
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Lexus Australia motorsport decision imminent

Lexus Australia will decide whether it will be involved in motorsport within the next four weeks according the company’s local chief, Sean Hanley. Hanley said there are three options for the brand when it comes to motorsport: 1) joining the V8 Supercars championship; 2) racing in GT3; 3) not getting involved in motorsport at all...


Ssangyong Tivoli under a cloud of uncertainty for Australia
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Ssangyong Tivoli under a cloud of uncertainty for Australia

  The small SUV segment may be booming in Australia, but one potential newcomer – the Ssangyong Tivoli – might not make its way here to be a part of it. The Ssangyong Tivoli slots in below the Korando in the South Korean brand’s product portfolio, playing in a segment where the likes of the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3 and Holden Trax have risen to prominence...


Citroen C4 Cactus attracting unprecedented online interest, says brand
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Citroen C4 Cactus attracting unprecedented online interest, says brand

The number of Australians who have registered their interest online for the new Citroen C4 Cactus is “significantly higher” than for any other Peugeot or Citroen model before it, the brand’s communications manager has revealed. Citroen Australia’s Tyson Bowen says the company isn’t counting its chickens, but admits the level of interest in the quirky crossover is exciting in the lead up to its first-quarter 2016 launch...


Jaguar F-Pace could be brand’s top-seller
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Jaguar F-Pace could be brand’s top-seller

The Jaguar F-Pace crossover stands a good chance of becoming the Leaping Cat brand’s top seller in Australia when it launches in 2016, says the managing director of the company’s Australian arm, Matthew Wiesner. Furthermore, if the car-like and sporty F-Pace — an obvious rival to the Porsche Macan — cannibalises some sales from Land Rover fare such as the Discovery Sport, so be it...


2016 Smart Fortwo Cabrio revealed for Frankfurt motor show
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2016 Smart Fortwo Cabrio revealed for Frankfurt motor show

Smart’s tiny Fortwo is back in the spotlight with the unveiling of its new Cabrio sibling today, ahead of a Frankfurt motor show premiere. In its new 2016 form, the Fortwo Cabrio features a unique ‘tritop’ folding roof that can be simply pushed backwards for use as a sunroof, or folded right down to the tailgate - with the roof rails then detached for stowage in the boot - for a proper convertible experience...


Lexus LF-LC production model could fill an important gap in Australia, says local chief
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Lexus LF-LC production model could fill an important gap in Australia, says local chief

The long-rumoured production version of the Lexus LF-LC concept car may not have been confirmed just yet, but the Japanese brand needs a flagship like that, according to Lexus Australia chief executive Sean Hanley...


Peugeot 308 Racing Cup revealed as RCZ track car replacement - video
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Peugeot 308 Racing Cup revealed as RCZ track car replacement - video

Peugeot has unveiled the successor to its RCZ-based racing coupe, showcasing the new 308 Racing Cup hatch today ahead of a late 2016 launch. Based on the regular 308 GTi hot hatch that was revealed in June, the 308 Racing Cup boasts a fattened-up body kit to accommodate its larger wheels, along with a number of aero tweaks and a significantly more powerful engine...


Ford Ranger could be built and sold in the US - reports
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Ford Ranger could be built and sold in the US - reports

Rumours are building that the Australian-designed Ford Ranger could be built and sold in America. Numerous US publications are reporting that Ford Motor Company is in discussions with the United Automobile Workers (UAW) about bringing the mid-sized pick-up back to the US market, quoting sources with knowledge of the talks...


Jaguar gears up for massive global growth
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Jaguar gears up for massive global growth

Jaguar, in the midst of a hyper-sized expansion and overhaul of its model range, is on the precipice of significant volume growth over the next few years. It’s not simply enough, says the company, to widen its range of offerings on the back of shared architectures, and to return the focus to on-road dynamism above everything else...


Keyless ignition class action lawsuit launched in US against 10 automakers - report
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Keyless ignition class action lawsuit launched in US against 10 automakers - report

A class action lawsuit has been filed in the US against 10 leading car makers, which seeks to claim damages and force car companies to install an automatic engine shut off device for vehicles fitted with keyless ignition...