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2017 Alpina B4 BiTurbo pricing and specs: $160,900 starting price for 300kW coupe and convertible
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2017 Alpina B4 BiTurbo pricing and specs: $160,900 starting price for 300kW coupe and convertible

Australian pricing and specifications have been announced for the 2017 Alpina B4 BiTurbo range, the first model in the tuning company's local line-up. Based on the BMW 435i, the Alpina B4 BiTurbo has been extensively reworked to deliver better performance while also featuring numerous styling enhancements and unique interior elements...


Bentley 'Be Extraordinary' tour kicks off in Melbourne, introduces financing options
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Bentley 'Be Extraordinary' tour kicks off in Melbourne, introduces financing options

Bentley has kicked off its Be Extraordinary tour in Melbourne, with the brand showcasing four models and a new, more affordable way of entering the Bentley brand. With plans to expand the tour to include Brisbane, Bathurst, Sydney and Perth, the tour kicked off this week on the banks of the Yarra in Melbourne...


Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T debuts in Australia
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Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T debuts in Australia

Ferrari took the covers off its first-ever V8-powered car with four seats in Sydney today – the Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T – following its global debut at this year’s Paris Motor Show in September. The all-new, rear-wheel-drive GT joins its close-knit sibling, the V12-engined, all-wheel-drive GTC4 Lusso, but will sit above the California T in the current Ferrari hierarchy...


McLaren 570S Design Edition models revealed
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McLaren 570S Design Edition models revealed

Five McLaren 570S Design Editions have been announced this week, each featuring "expressions of perfect colour and trim harmony" specified by the company's designers. The first of this quintuplet to be revealed is the Design Edition 1 (pictured), which features Vermillion Red exterior paint with five-spoke alloy wheels in a diamond-cut finish, along with a 'Stealth' exhaust and red brake calipers...


One outrageous '1967' Shelby GT500 Mustang: Watch this 4-year transformation in 90 seconds
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One outrageous '1967' Shelby GT500 Mustang: Watch this 4-year transformation in 90 seconds

Let’s face it, if you’ve ever owned a classic car, you’ll know just how frustrating the ownership experience can be. Sure, unless your automotive tastes run to the weird and esoteric, your classic of choice will be a looker, a stunning example of automotive design from a bygone era...


Hyundai Australia "pretty happy" with sales in slow-moving mid-sizer segment
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Hyundai Australia "pretty happy" with sales in slow-moving mid-sizer segment

Despite the seventh-generation Hyundai Sonata failing to significantly impact the mid-sized sedan segment since launching locally back in February 2015, Hyundai Australia says it is happy enough with the model's current sales figures...


Amarok: Is power more important to pick-up buyers than safety?
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Amarok: Is power more important to pick-up buyers than safety?

We’ve highlighted it before: Unlike its major competition, the Ford Ranger, Toyota HiLux, Nissan Navara, Holden Colorado, Mazda BT-50 and Mitsubishi Triton, the freshly updated 2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 doesn’t have rear passenger airbags. We consider the omission a significant oversight, as this isn’t new technology and we’ve been told that engineering them into the current-generation car is feasible...


BMW 5 Series GT to become 6 Series GT - report
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BMW 5 Series GT to become 6 Series GT - report

The next-generation BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo is set to get a name change, according to a new report out of Europe. According to Spain's motor.es, translated by BMW Blog, the current hatchback-wagon-styled 5 Series GT will become a 6 Series derivative alongside the coupe and convertible, and feature a sportier look than the somewhat frumpy-looking current car...


New Hyundai Santa Fe to get bigger and more rugged look, Tucson to grow too - report
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New Hyundai Santa Fe to get bigger and more rugged look, Tucson to grow too - report

The popular Hyundai Santa Fe and Tucson SUVs will undergo some significant changes in their next generations in order to better compete with competitors, according to a new report. In a new article by industry journal Automotive News, Hyundai America's CEO, Dave Zuchowski, says the Korean brand will introduce two new small SUVs between 2018 and 2020 while its current medium and large offerings will be revised to further diversify the line-up...


2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 pricing and specs
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2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 pricing and specs

The long-anticipated Volkswagen Amarok V6 has arrived in Australia, giving the German brand’s local arm a serious point of difference in the intensely-fought 4x4 ute market. As expected, the Amarok V6 will come only in range-topping Highline ($59,990 plus on-road costs) and Ultimate guises ($67,990), which are $3000 and $4000 more than the superseded four-cylinder versions respectively...


2018 Mitsubishi ASX spied inside and out
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2018 Mitsubishi ASX spied inside and out

The next-generation Mitsubishi ASX has been spied again, this time on public roads in Europe. For the first time, the spy photographers were able to capture the images of the new crossover's interior. This prototype, as well as one spotted back in August, show that styling for the new SUV will be based on the XR-PHEV concept...


2017 Toyota C-HR arriving February
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2017 Toyota C-HR arriving February

The 2017 Toyota C-HR is gearing up to hit Australian shores in February as the Japanese brand begins preparations to enter a segment it has previously not contested in. Having decided to bring only two higher spec variants of the C-HR to Australia: Active and Koba, CarAdvice believes Toyota plans to position the vehicle close to the Nissan Qashqai in terms of pricing...


2017 Land Rover Discovery to introduce Advanced Tow Assist: Trailer work for beginners
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2017 Land Rover Discovery to introduce Advanced Tow Assist: Trailer work for beginners

Land Rover will launch its all-new, fifth-generation Discovery mid 2017, and with it, a host of new technology including Advanced Tow Assist that will make trailer work easy, even for first time users. The new technology is impressive, as we found out during a sneak-preview test drive during the recent Los Angeles motor show, where we were invited to climb aboard and reverse a trailer laden with a reasonably-sized Zodiac RIB...


Pininfarina-styled SEM DX3 revealed in China
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Pininfarina-styled SEM DX3 revealed in China

When you can't find talent at home, you look abroad. It's a common enough strategy, and it's one that has been keeping the lights on at legendary Pininfarina in recent years. While it is perhaps known best for its work with Ferrari, many will quickly sing the praises of Pininfarina's design and production work with the likes of Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Fiat, Lancia, BMW, Volvo - not to mention Mitsubishi, Cadillac and Chevrolet, among others...


Volkswagen details Transform 2025+ plan: e-mobility onslaught, new digital connectivity coming
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Volkswagen details Transform 2025+ plan: e-mobility onslaught, new digital connectivity coming

German automotive giant Volkswagen has announced its Transform 2025+ strategy this week, further detailing the company's plans for the decade ahead. At the forefront of Volkswagen's goals for the next decade, and beyond, is to clearly position itself at the top of volume segments globally, and becoming a leader in electric vehicles...