New Car Sales Figures February 2015

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New Car Sales Figures February 2015

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of February 2015...

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Car sales February 2015: Winners and Losers
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Car sales February 2015: Winners and Losers

New vehicle sales in Australia saw a strong result in February, with SUVs and luxury vehicles once again showing improvement while passenger cars continue to dip away. While January sales kicked off fairly flat, the shortest month on the calendar proved strong across the board, with monthly sales increasing by 4.2 per cent, while the year-to-date figure is up 2...


Taxi! Uber goes exotic for Melbourne F1
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Taxi! Uber goes exotic for Melbourne F1

Controversial ride-share company Uber is getting into the spirit of the upcoming Melbourne Formula One Grand Prix by offering folks free rides around the Albert Park circuit in some pretty heavy-hitting exotic metal. The private transport group is giving 20 people the chance to roll through Melbourne's 5...


Renault Clio RS220 Trophy limited edition unveiled
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Renault Clio RS220 Trophy limited edition unveiled

The more powerful Renault Clio RS220 Trophy made its debut overnight at the Geneva motor show. Under the bonnet, the RS220 features an engine with a larger turbo, a redesigned air intake, updated exhaust and new engine mapping. Thus equipped, the 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine now churns out 164kW (220hp) of power and 260Nm of torque, with 280Nm available in fourth and fifth gears...


Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R to set Albert Park F1 circuit production car lap record
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Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R to set Albert Park F1 circuit production car lap record

The hardcore Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R is set to become the fastest commercially available production vehicle to lap Melbourne's Albert Park Formula One circuit. The lightweight, two-seat Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R will be let loose onto the full Australian Grand Prix circuit to set the first-ever production car lap record of the 5...


Skoda chairman confirms seven-seat SUV for Australia
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Skoda chairman confirms seven-seat SUV for Australia

The long-awaited 2016 Skoda seven-seat SUV will be sent to Australia “for sure”, according to global chairman Winfried Vahland. The Czech-made family hauler — also to be made in China for that market — will give the company a presence in the high-volume large SUV segment, and will offer buyers a European alternative to rivals such as the Hyundai Santa Fe...


Nissan Sway compact hatch concept unveiled in full
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Nissan Sway compact hatch concept unveiled in full

After teaser photos and videos prior to the Geneva motor show, the Nissan Sway concept car has finally been revealed in full. Said to be inspired by the iDX concept cars, the Sway employs many of the same visual cues that are present on the much larger Murano SUV and American Maxima sedan. These include the "V-motion" grille, and character and window lines that dramatically rise and fall...


Mazda MX-5's Italian twin will be badged Fiat 124 Spider
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Mazda MX-5's Italian twin will be badged Fiat 124 Spider

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has confirmed that the company's version of the fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 will branded as the Fiat 124 Spider. Marchionne confirmed the joint-venture vehicle's name during a question and answer session with members of the European motoring press...


Aston Martin DBX Concept breaks new ground at Geneva
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Aston Martin DBX Concept breaks new ground at Geneva

Aston Martin sprung a rare motor show surprise by revealing the DBX Concept at the 2015 Geneva fair - just don’t call it an SUV, because Aston Martin certainly isn’t. The all-electric, all-wheel drive high-riding crossover coupe is the first of it’s kind to come from the heralded Aston Martin stable, and it may strengthen ties with Mercedes-Benz and AMG parent company Daimler...


Smart future uncertain in Australia
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Smart future uncertain in Australia

Mercedes-Benz has admitted at the 2015 Geneva motor show that the future of its diminutive Smart sub-brand in Australia remains uncertain. The news comes despite the current model lineup that is more versatile - and clever - than ever, and despite a desire from the Mercedes-Benz to have the vehicle available in Australia, The new 2015 Smart Forfour is especially relevant to Australia...


Renault Sport model expansion mulled, RS crossover mentioned
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Renault Sport model expansion mulled, RS crossover mentioned

The Renault Sport moniker could be applied a wider range of the company’s products in future years in an approach somewhat mirroring that of Audi’s S Division or Mercedes-AMG. Currently limited to the Megane RS and Clio RS, the French brand says it is considering ways to leverage the cache of its sporty sub-brand in as many ways as are economically feasible...


Koenigsegg Regera petrol-electric 1119kW/2000Nm supercar revealed
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Koenigsegg Regera petrol-electric 1119kW/2000Nm supercar revealed

The plug-in hybrid Koenigsegg Regera supercar was unveiled overnight at the 2015 Geneva motor show. Despite the presence of a petrol engine, three electric motors and a charging point, Koenigsegg would rather that we not refer to the Regera as a plug-in hybrid...


Production Kia Sportspace now on Australian agenda, will be 2016 Optima wagon
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Production Kia Sportspace now on Australian agenda, will be 2016 Optima wagon

The production version of the stunning Kia Sportspace concept — aka a wagon version of the new-generation Optima —  will come to Australia by mid-2016, something that until recently appeared unlikely...


Audi RS3 sedan edging closer
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Audi RS3 sedan edging closer

An Audi RS3 sedan appears set to launch by 2016, giving the Ingolstadt marque a ready-made rival for the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG. The three-box beast will combine with brutal mechanicals of the RS3 Sportback hatch with the A3 sedan body-style. Don’t forget, Audi previewed the new RS3 model with the sedan-based A3 Clubsport concept (pictured above) earlier last year...


Suzuki iM-4 mini-SUV concept revealed
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Suzuki iM-4 mini-SUV concept revealed

The Suzuki iM-4 concept car, unveiled overnight at the 2015 Geneva motor show, is said to be a true 4x4 distilled into a compact five-door body. Suzuki says that the iM-4's "capsule-like minimalist body ... gently embraces the driver", while the blacked out A- and B-pillars give the vehicle a helmet-like appearance...


Suzuki iK-2 concept previews 2016 compact hatchback
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Suzuki iK-2 concept previews 2016 compact hatchback

The Suzuki iK-2 concept, which debuted overnight at the 2015 Geneva motor show, previews a production-bound hatchback from the Japanese brand. Boasting a body sporting the company's new "liquid flow" design theme and inspired by "harmonised force", the iK-2 concept car is built around Suzuki's new compact car platform...


2015 Toyota Corolla hatchback - new images and details
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2015 Toyota Corolla hatchback - new images and details

The 2015 Toyota Corolla hatchback has been revealed in further images and with new details at the 2015 Geneva motor show. Described as being "substantially upgraded" by Toyota's local arm, the new-look Corolla hatchback - which is sold as the Auris in Europe - is said to offer "improvements in the key areas of design, sensory quality and dynamics"...


Porsche 911 GT3 RS revealed with 368kW motor; due here in Q3
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Porsche 911 GT3 RS revealed with 368kW motor; due here in Q3

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS has been revealed and detailed on the night before the 2015 Geneva motor show kicks off. Behind the rear axle of the GT3 RS lives a 4.0-litre direct-injection horizontally-opposed six-cylinder engine with 368kW of power and 480Nm of torque at its disposal. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a "specially developed" dual-clutch transmission...


2015 Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine revealed
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2015 Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine revealed

The 2015 Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine may not have a name that rolls off the tongue, but the diesel plug-in hybrid wagon from the Scandinavian brand promises to appeal to buyers with different palettes. The car seen here is the limited edition model uncovered ahead of the 2015 Geneva motor show, which brings the same nomenclature for hybrid technology that Volvo has used with its range-topping XC90 T8 Twin Engine model to the company's established estate car...


Bugatti Veyron La Finale: Final ever Veyron supercar revealed
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Bugatti Veyron La Finale: Final ever Veyron supercar revealed

The Bugatti Veyron La Finale, the last of 450 Veyrons built, has been unveiled and detailed in full just prior to the start of the Geneva motor show. The La Finale, as with other open-top Grand Sport Vitesse models, features an 8.0-litre W16 engine mounted behind the passenger cell. It sends a mammoth 883kW (1200PS) of power and 1500Nm of torque to all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission...


Seat 20V20 concept previews 2016 SUV
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Seat 20V20 concept previews 2016 SUV

The Seat 20V20 concept SUV "coupe" has been unveiled on the eve of the 2015 Geneva motor show. The 20V20 provides a strong hint about the look of Seat's upcoming SUV, which will be built in the Czech Republic by corporate stablemate Skoda and is expected to go on sale in 2016...


2015 Ford Mustang pricing and specifications: Fastback from $44,990, Convertible from $53,990
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2015 Ford Mustang pricing and specifications: Fastback from $44,990, Convertible from $53,990

Pricing for the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang Fastback and Convertible has been announced ahead of the car going on sale later in 2015. As predicted by CarAdvice in September 2014, the new Ford Mustang kicks off well below $50K, with two engine options available to choose. The entry-level model will be offered with a turbocharged 2...


Range Rover Evoque Convertible confirmed for production
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Range Rover Evoque Convertible confirmed for production

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed that the Range Rover Evoque Convertible will be heading into production. According to the company, the Evoque Convertible will be produced at the company's Halewood plant in the UK and will head into showrooms from 2016. We're waiting to hear back about Australian availability and on-sale timing...


2015 Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid revealed, Australia confirmed: UPDATE
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2015 Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid revealed, Australia confirmed: UPDATE

The Audi Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid large SUV has been revealed - although it didn't make its 'in the metal' debut at the enormous Volkswagen Group Night in Geneva where the luxury brand instead previewed the new Audi R8 and Prologue Avant Concept. Most notably, it is the first Audi with a plug-in hybrid diesel powertrain. It pairs a 190kW/600Nm 3...


Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE unveiled with V6 plug-in hybrid drivetrain
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Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE unveiled with V6 plug-in hybrid drivetrain

The Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE has been revealed in full on the night before the 2015 Geneva motor show. According to Klaus Bischoff, head of design at Volkswagen, "the Sport Coupe Concept GTE is a car that we position above today's Volkswagen CC", that has been developed to "elicit an 'I want to have it' feeling"...


Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce revealed
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Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce revealed

The new Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce has been uncovered ahead of its debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show. And if the details the brand has released about the new model are anything to go by, it should live up to its name...


Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept hints at potential new model
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Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept hints at potential new model

The British luxury brand has just unveiled the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept ahead of the 2015 Geneva motor show. According to Bentley, the two-seat EXP 10 Speed 6 "could be a future model line" and its styling "could influence the expansion of the Bentley family"...


Honda Civic Type R revealed in full
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Honda Civic Type R revealed in full

After what feels like years of leaks, teasers and spy shots, the all-new Honda Civic Type R has finally been unveiled in full ahead of its debut at this week's 2015 Geneva motor show. The turbocharged Honda Civic Type R hot hatch is said to be the most powerful and fastest front-drive model ever to be sold, with its 2...


Infiniti QX30 Concept revealed in full
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Infiniti QX30 Concept revealed in full

After a series of teasers, the Infiniti QX30 Concept has been revealed in all its glory just ahead of the 2015 Geneva motor show. The Infiniti QX30 Concept rides on 21-inch alloy wheels featuring both milled aluminium and matte rubber. On the inside there's seating for four people in thin U-shaped seats that are clad with acres of Connolly leather...


Volkswagen Passat wins 2015 European Car of the Year award
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Volkswagen Passat wins 2015 European Car of the Year award

The next-generation Volkswagen Passat has been presented with the 2015 European Car of the Year award prior to the start of the Geneva motor show. This year's European Car of the Year award was decided by a 58 member jury drawn from publications across the European Union...


Kahn Flying Huntsman 6x6 Land Rover Defender concept heading to Geneva
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Kahn Flying Huntsman 6x6 Land Rover Defender concept heading to Geneva

Kahn Design will unveil a 6x6 version of the Land Rover Defender, dubbed the Kahn Flying Huntsman, at the 2015 Geneva motor show. The Kahn Flying Huntsman 110 WB 6x6 Concept, as its formally known, is powered by a 6.2-litre LS3 V8 engine sourced from GM. The V8 send its roughly 320kW of power to all six wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission...


How Fiat Chrysler is wowing Wall Street
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How Fiat Chrysler is wowing Wall Street

When Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) listed on the New York Stock Exchange last October, the share price debuted at $9. Six months on, buoyed by a strong U.S. and European auto sector, the stock has risen more than 60 per cent to become one of the best-performing shares in the category...


2015 Ford Mondeo pricing and specifications
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2015 Ford Mondeo pricing and specifications

Pricing and specifications for the 2015 Ford Mondeo have been released ahead of the car’s local launch in May. The much anticipated, new-generation Ford Mondeo will be available with three engines, two of which are Ford’s 2.0-litre Ecoboost petrol engine (in differing outputs) in addition to a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel...


Glickenhaus SCG003 supercar to debut in Geneva
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Glickenhaus SCG003 supercar to debut in Geneva

The Glickenhaus SCG003 supercar will make its debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show, which begins in a few days time. Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, founded by avid Ferrari collector, American James Glickenhaus, will unveil its first supercar at the upcoming Geneva show. Dubbed SCG003, the car will be shown off in both racing and road-going forms at the motor show...


Labor government to keep higher speed limits in Victoria
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Labor government to keep higher speed limits in Victoria

The Andrews Labor government has stopped a progressive reduction of 70km/h and 90km/h speed limits following a campaign by community newspapers and a peak Victorian motoring club, the RACV. Originally implemented by the previous Coalition government, the policy aimed to reduce speed limits to 60km/h and 80km/h respectively in 70km/h and 90km/h zones...


Hyundai i20 Active baby SUV teased ahead of March reveal
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Hyundai i20 Active baby SUV teased ahead of March reveal

A crossover-style version of the Hyundai i20 will be unveiled on March 17 in India, dubbed the Hyundai i20 Active. The more rugged looking model - described by Hyundai as an "SUV looking car" - is based on the Indian-market Hyundai i20 Elite hatchback, and we've seen spy shots of the new SUV version of that car in the past week...


Honda Civic Type R hatchback revealed via Polish leak
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Honda Civic Type R hatchback revealed via Polish leak

The first official photo of the Honda Civic Type R hatchback has leaked out onto the internet a few days prior to the car's official reveal at the 2015 Geneva motor show. Placed alongside the facelifted versions of the Civic hatchback and wagon, the first official picture of the new Honda Civic Type R was published by Carscoops and seems to have come courtesy of Honda's Polish arm...


Nissan Sway small hatch concept teased in new video
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Nissan Sway small hatch concept teased in new video

We've been given a few more glimpses of the upcoming Nissan Sway concept car, courtesy of new a teaser video that has just hit in the web. Late last week, Nissan issued its first official photo of the Sway concept...


Honda Civic Type R photographed undisguised before debut
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Honda Civic Type R photographed undisguised before debut

Photos, which seem to be of a completely undisguised Honda Civic Type R, have surfaced days ahead of the car's official unveiling. The images were provided to World Car Fans by reader "DTM". They show, what seems to be, a production ready version of the new Honda Civic Type R on a hoist, in a garage full of other Civic models, and entirely without camouflage...


Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf will available outside Middle East, but not Australia - UPDATE
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Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf will available outside Middle East, but not Australia - UPDATE

The Gaydon-based car maker has confirmed that the Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf will now be available for order outside of the initial target market of the Middle East. According to Aston Martin, the Taraf has been "re-engineered to be available in either left or right-hand drive" and will now be available for order in the EU, United Kingdom and South Africa...


Lexus LF-SA concept leaks online
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Lexus LF-SA concept leaks online

Official images of Lexus LF-SA concept car have leaked online ahead of the car’s reveal at the Geneva motor show on March 3. Published by enthusiast site autowp.ru, the latest member of Lexus’ ‘LF’ concept car family is clearly a far-out design that serves as more of a vague preview of an eventual small road-going hatch/crossover...


Kia Sportspace concept details released
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Kia Sportspace concept details released

New images and details of the Kia Sportspace concept wagon have been released ahead of the car's international debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show next week. The stylish new Kia Sportspace mid-sized show car is claimed to be "neither saloon car nor wagon", "neither hatchback nor shooting brake", stating that "it is neither meant to be, nor does it look like, a load-lugger"...


Jeep Renegade Hard Steel concept and matching trailer revealed
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Jeep Renegade Hard Steel concept and matching trailer revealed

The Jeep Renegade Hard Steel concept SUV, along with its matching one-off trailer, will be on display at the 2015 Geneva motor show, which kicks off next week. Based on the off-road capable Jeep Renegade Trailhawk model, the Hard Steel show car is finished off in a paint scheme that's meant to evoke the look of brushed steel...


Mini Clubman Vision Gran Turismo: tough-looking digital concept joins virtual racing world
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Mini Clubman Vision Gran Turismo: tough-looking digital concept joins virtual racing world

Meet the tough and funky Mini Clubman Vision Gran Turismo – the latest digital concept car ready to be let loose on Sony PlayStation’s Gran Turismo 6. Joining the likes of BMW, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Infiniti and Volkswagen in having a playable Vision Gran Turismo concept car on the Polyphony Digital-developed video game, the Mini Clubman Vision Gran Turismo has been created by the 'Mini Design Team' to represent "the essence of a Mini"...


Yamaha Motiv.e two-seater to begin production from 2019 - report
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Yamaha Motiv.e two-seater to begin production from 2019 - report

The Yamaha Motiv.e, a two-seat vehicle engineered by designed Gordon Murray, is reportedly set to enter production from 2019. A well-placed anonymous source has told the Nikkei that the Japanese motorcycle maker is planning on making a two-seat vehicle, closely related to the 2013 concept car, before the end of the decade at a plant in Europe...


Magna MILA Plus plug-in hybrid concept to appear in Geneva
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Magna MILA Plus plug-in hybrid concept to appear in Geneva

The Magna MILA Plus plug-in hybrid concept car will take to the stage at next week's 2015 Geneva motor show. Produced by car assembly experts Magna, the MILA Plus is not a sign of Magna's ambition to be a car maker in its own right. Those ambitions died when GM rejected Magna's bid to buy Opel in the wake of GM's Chapter 11 bankruptcy...


Lotus Formula One team appoints female driver
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Lotus Formula One team appoints female driver

Lotus has done exactly what many would have expected of a racing team with accident-prone driver Pastor Maldonado on its books and appointed a poorly-qualified driver to its Formula One team for what would amount to nothing more than some cheap publicity...


Toyota 86 Pro-Am racing series announced in conjunction with V8 Supercars
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Toyota 86 Pro-Am racing series announced in conjunction with V8 Supercars

Toyota isn't entering the V8 Supercars series, but the Japanese brand will serve up an entree in 2016 with the announcement of a new Toyota 86 Pro-Am racing series. Described by the brand as "an affordable, grassroots motorsport series based on the country's best-selling sports car", the new championship will be raced exclusively at V8 Supercars events from 2016...


Smart Fortwo Brabus previewed ahead of Geneva launch
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Smart Fortwo Brabus previewed ahead of Geneva launch

Set for a debut next week at the 2015 Geneva motor show, the Smart Fortwo Brabus performance micro car has been partially revealed in advance by the brand's parent company Mercedes-Benz. The Mercedes-Benz PassionBlog, run by the company's official museum, has given the world a first look at the new-generation Smart Fortwo Brabus...


Mercedes-AMG GT3 racer officially unveiled with 6.2-litre V8
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Mercedes-AMG GT3 racer officially unveiled with 6.2-litre V8

The Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car has been officially revealed by Daimler after a leak overnight by a French weekly magazine. Based on the road-going Mercedes-AMG GT coupe, the GT3 racer has been built to comply with the FIA's GT3 racing regulations...


Holden introduces lifetime capped-price servicing for all models ever sold in Australia
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Holden introduces lifetime capped-price servicing for all models ever sold in Australia

Every Holden ever built will now be covered by a new lifetime capped-price service program, with the Australian arm of General Motors claiming the program will cover more than 2.5 million cars. Holden's Capped Price Service (CPS) program will launch from 1 March, 2015, and Holden claims the program will ensure "customers always know how much their service will cost"...


Peugeot Partner update revealed
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Peugeot Partner update revealed

The Peugeot Partner van has been given a subtle facelift and update, and will have its European premiere at the 2015 Geneva motor show. The reveal of the revised Partner follows on from the update to its Citroen Berlingo sibling, which was revealed a few days ago...


Jensen GT mixes old and new, will feature 496kW/854Nm supercharged V8
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Jensen GT mixes old and new, will feature 496kW/854Nm supercharged V8

The Jensen GT, which will debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show, will serve as a prelude to an all new vehicle due in 2016. With retro styling penned by Jonathan Gould, the new Jensen GT is said to based on the SV8 and will use a mix of new and old components, as well as parts from other manufacturers, the most obvious of which are the Jaguar F-Type's tail-lights...


Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car leaked ahead of Geneva reveal
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Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car leaked ahead of Geneva reveal

Images, which are claimed to be, of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car have been published online ahead of the car's official debut. The photos were first published on the website of French weekly news magazine Le Point and follow on from the official teaser image, which was released earlier this week by Mercedes-AMG...


2015 Kia Carnival pricing and specifications
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2015 Kia Carnival pricing and specifications

The 2015 Kia Carnival is available in four grades with pricing starting from $41,490 for the base model S in petrol and tops out at $59,990 for the platinum diesel. The new Kia Carnival, which drops the ‘Grand’ from its predecessor’s name, is an entirely new vehicle from the ground up, with the South Korean brand using the same platform as the upcoming Sorento for its latest people mover...


Second-generation Audi R8 e-tron EV detailed
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Second-generation Audi R8 e-tron EV detailed

The 2015 Audi R8 e-tron electric supercar will have 340kW of power and a remarkable 920Nm of torque, sprint from 0-100km/h in 3.9 seconds and offer a range in excess of 450km. The second-generation of Audi’s halo product and technological testing guinea pig thereby more than doubles the range over the original small-batch model, as laid down by Audi’s board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg, long a champion of the project...


2015 Audi R8 revealed
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2015 Audi R8 revealed

The second-generation Audi R8 has officially bolted into the public sphere at last, less than a week before it makes its debut in the flesh at the Geneva motor show. Long-awaited, the Ingolstadt marque’s V10-powered mid-engined supercar flagship is kin to the Lamborghini Huracan, and will again serve as the hardcore flagship of Audi’s global range...


ACCC’s capped price servicing crackdown might soon include other brands
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ACCC’s capped price servicing crackdown might soon include other brands

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) investigation into capped-price servicing would appear to have the potential to affect a number of car-makers beyond just Kia, CarAdvice has learned. Each of Australia’s top 10 brands has a form of capped-price servicing, which sets a ceiling for what its dealers can charge customers for a scheduled maintenance visit...


2015 J.D. Power dependability study: Lexus on top; Bluetooth, voice recognition most cited problems
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2015 J.D. Power dependability study: Lexus on top; Bluetooth, voice recognition most cited problems

The 2015 J.D. Power dependability study has named Lexus as the most reliable brand for the fourth year running. This year's study is based on the experiences of 34,000 US owners of 2012 model year vehicles, meaning that many of these cars were purchased in 2011. The top two issues reported in this year's survey were Bluetooth pairing and voice recognition systems misinterpreting users' commands...


Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE sketches out new VW design language
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Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE sketches out new VW design language

Sketches of the Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE, which will debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show, have been posted online. According to the Wolfsburg-based company, the Sport Coupe Concept GTE is the "champion of a new progressive Volkswagen design language". In the words of Walter de Silva, Volkswagen's design chief: "Evolution and revolution come together in the Sport Coupe Concept GTE...


2015 Audi TT Coupe scores four stars in Euro NCAP crash testing; Renault, Opel vans manage three
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2015 Audi TT Coupe scores four stars in Euro NCAP crash testing; Renault, Opel vans manage three

The 2015 Audi TT Coupe has managed a less-than-perfect four-star crash rating in the latest round of testing by the European New Car Assessment Programme, Euro NCAP. The third-generation Audi TT managed the four-star rating chiefly due to a "lack of latest advanced technologies such as autonomous emergency braking," a release from Euro NCAP claimed...


2015 Audi R8 leaked online ahead of Geneva debut
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2015 Audi R8 leaked online ahead of Geneva debut

A photo that is claimed to be an official press shot of the new-generation 2015 Audi R8 has been posted online ahead of its scheduled debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show. The shot was published by Spanish website Motorpasion, though it's not clear how the site obtained the image...


Mitsubishi XR-PHEV II Concept provides clues about next-gen ASX
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Mitsubishi XR-PHEV II Concept provides clues about next-gen ASX

The Mitsubishi XR-PHEV II concept car will make its formal debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show, one year on from the original XR-PHEV concept. For version two, Mitsubishi has cleaned up the exterior, bringing it a step closer to production reality. At the front there's revised headlights, a twin-slat grille, a contrasting lower section, and a prominent metal-look bash plate...


McLaren 675LT unveiled with 497kW 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8
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McLaren 675LT unveiled with 497kW 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8

The McLaren 675LT, which will sit atop the Super Series range, has been revealed and detailed ahead of its premiere at the 2015 Geneva motor show. McLaren claims that it has changed more than 50 per cent of components in its twin-turbocharged 3.8-litre V8, which now produces 497kW of power and 700Nm of torque. That's up on the 478kW/678Nm produced by the engine used in the 650S...