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Toyota C-HR SUV to make production leap at Geneva motor show

C-HR compact SUV to be built in Europe UK-built hybrid drive system to provide power Australian launch in 2016 a strong chance The final production version of the Toyota C-HR concept series will debut at next month’s Geneva motor show, the Japanese carmaker has confirmed...

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2016 Delhi Auto Expo highlights and gallery
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2016 Delhi Auto Expo highlights and gallery

The Delhi motor show, or Delhi Auto Expo as it's better known is a yearly motor show held just outside India's capital of New Delhi. Sitting on over 70,000 square metres of hall space, the motor show features displays from over 1500 exhibitors that feature everything from components to supercars...


Top Gear announces its ‘magnificent seven’ ahead of May 2016 return: Evans, LeBlanc, Schmitz, Harris, Jordan and Reid
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Top Gear announces its ‘magnificent seven’ ahead of May 2016 return: Evans, LeBlanc, Schmitz, Harris, Jordan and Reid

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has at last announced the full cast of presenters for its revitalised Top Gear television series, just one week since announcing that actor Matt LeBlanc would join lead host Chris Evans. This week, the BBC has revealed that Evans and LeBlanc will be joined by well-regarded driving star and series regular Sabine Schmitz, along with racing legend Eddie Jordan, and journalist and YouTube star Chris Harris...


Kia Australia rival for Mazda CX-3 may not appear until late 2017
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Kia Australia rival for Mazda CX-3 may not appear until late 2017

Kia Australia’s much-needed baby crossover SUV rival to the Mazda CX-3 is not expected to appear until around the end of 2017. With its larger new Sportage now on-sale, it means Kia Australia looks set to be without a dedicated small SUV to compete in one of the market’s fast-growing segments for a few more years yet...


BMW M760Li xDrive revealed: New Mercedes-Maybach rival will come to Australia - UPDATE
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BMW M760Li xDrive revealed: New Mercedes-Maybach rival will come to Australia - UPDATE

BMW has just revealed a flagship derivative of the brand-new 7 Series range, which will serve as its answer to the Mercedes-Maybach S600. The BMW M760Li xDrive leaps straight to the very pinnacle of the BMW range. It’s based on the long-wheelbase BMW 7 Series Li models, but brings a whole lot more pomp and circumstance...


Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro unveiled in Chicago
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Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro unveiled in Chicago

The Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro has been unveiled on the first press day of the 2016 Chicago auto show. Based on the All the latest Toyota Tacoma news...


Alpine "A120" interior image leaked
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Alpine "A120" interior image leaked

An image purported to be a leaked marketing shot of the new Alpine A120 sports coupe's interior has surfaced online today. The photo above was first published by Auto Moto, and the French website claims that the alloy paddles behind the steering wheel prove that the new Alpine coupe will feature a dual-clutch transmission...


2016 Mahindra XUV500 released in Australia: New design, extra features, priced from $29,900
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2016 Mahindra XUV500 released in Australia: New design, extra features, priced from $29,900

Mahindra Australia has announced the release of its latest SUV, the Mahindra XUV500, which gets a styling update and additional features, and goes on sale nationally today from $29,900 (plus on road costs). The XUV500 has received styling changes at the front with the addition of low-mounted fog lights, cornering lamps and a new grille, moving away from the slightly jaded design of the outgoing model...


Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid revealed in Chicago
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Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid revealed in Chicago

The Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid has been unveiled and detailed on the media day of the 2016 Chicago auto show. As we revealed in November 2015, the Optima Plug-in Hybrid features a 2.0-litre direct-injection four-cylinder petrol engine with 115kW/189Nm, which is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission that includes a 50kW electric motor...


Volvo V90 wagon leaked ahead of debut next week
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Volvo V90 wagon leaked ahead of debut next week

Two European websites have published leaked studio photographs of the Volvo V90 wagon ahead of the car's official debut next week on February 18. The pictures seen here are from Autofans.be, while the set published on AutoWeek.nl also include photos of the car's interior, which differs little from the S90 sedan except with greater rear-seat headroom and vastly improved luggage space out the back...


Kia Niro hybrid SUV unveiled
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Kia Niro hybrid SUV unveiled

The Kia Niro crossover, the brand's first dedicated hybrid, has been unveiled ahead of the 2016 Chicago auto show. Anyone hoping for a Nissan Juke-sized SUV with distinctive styling in the vein of the 2013 concept may be a little disappointed...


Mahindra KUV100 crossover derivative, codenamed S105, could come to Australia
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Mahindra KUV100 crossover derivative, codenamed S105, could come to Australia

Support for an export version of the Mahindra KUV100, called the S105, is becoming a greater focus of interest for the Australian market, according to the Indian company's local operations. CarAdvice spoke with Mahindra Australia marketing manager, James Halliwell, who says interest in the S105, which will be based off the recently launched Indian-market-only KUV100 baby crossover, was gaining momentum...


2017 Volkswagen Amarok update spied testing
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2017 Volkswagen Amarok update spied testing

The 2017 Volkswagen Amarok has been photographed undergoing cold weather testing in Sweden ahead of its world reveal around July and expected Australian launch in November this year. The mid-life Volkswagen Amarok update clearly won’t be bringing any drastic styling changes, though the disguise on the front of the ute indicates a revised bumper/grille/headlight layout...


Ford Fiesta ST Plus reported for Geneva: Sixth-gen swansong coming?
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Ford Fiesta ST Plus reported for Geneva: Sixth-gen swansong coming?

An extra-hot RS version of the Fiesta hatch may not be on the cards, but new reports suggest there are plans for a powered-up addition to the ST instead. Speaking with CarAdvice in January, Ford Performance engineering chief Tyrone Johnson said that, if only to the best of his knowledge, there are no plans for an RS-badged Fiesta...


Seat Ateca SUV revealed for Geneva motor show
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Seat Ateca SUV revealed for Geneva motor show

Spanish car maker Seat, an arm of the wider Volkswagen Group, has unveiled its all-new Ateca SUV this week ahead of a debut at next month’s Geneva motor show. The Seat brand departed the Australian market a long time ago, but its fortunes in Europe and elsewhere have grown in the time since and the past three years have seen its sales increase by 25 per cent...