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Porsche GT2 RS revealed at Goodwood Festival of Speed
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Porsche GT2 RS revealed at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Porsche has chosen the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed for the public unveiling of the most powerful street-legal 911 of all time. Powered by a 3.8-litre twin-turbo flat-six engine delivering a staggering 515kW of power and 750Nm of torque, the new 911 GT2 RS will accelerate from 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds, on its way to a top speed of 340km/h. The 3...


McLaren 720S: 280,000-plus piece 1:1 Lego project for Goodwood showgoers
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McLaren 720S: 280,000-plus piece 1:1 Lego project for Goodwood showgoers

That's right! Never mind the 161-piece Speed Champions series LEGO McLaren 720S announced in August - that's child's play. McLaren is bringing a 1:1 scale LEGO-fied version of its latest supercar to this week's 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and it's comprised of more than 280,000 LEGO bricks...


2018 Maserati GranCabrio, GranTurismo fully revealed for Goodwood
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2018 Maserati GranCabrio, GranTurismo fully revealed for Goodwood

The facelifted 2018 Maserati GranCabrio and GranTurismo twins have been fully unveiled this week for the Goodwood Festival of Speed, giving us a proper look at the exterior and interior revisions for the Italian company's four-seater sports car...


Holden completes first test of turbo V6 'Supercar'
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Holden completes first test of turbo V6 'Supercar'

Holden Motorsport has undertaken its first test of the turbo V6 engine it will race in the Supercars series from 2019. The new powerplant, sourced from the forthcoming and fully imported Opel Insignia that will replace the Holden Commodore in Australian showrooms from next year, was transplanted into the Red Bull Holden Racing Team ‘Sandman’ test mule for its initial shakedown at Norwell Motorplex on the Gold Coast this week...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 30, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 30, 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...


2018 Honda Civic Type R pricing and specs
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2018 Honda Civic Type R pricing and specs

The all-new 2018 Honda Civic Type R hatchback will go toe-to-toe with big name speedsters in the small car segment when it arrives in October, priced from $50,990 plus on-road costs. The new-generation Honda Civic Type R model packs in a 2...


CarAdvice podcast 59: We catch up with the successful Highway 1 to Hell team!
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CarAdvice podcast 59: We catch up with the successful Highway 1 to Hell team!

On the panel this week is Mandy Turner, Mike Costello and James Wong. We bring you a special sports-car-heavy news fest this week, which includes the stunning Ferrari 812 Superfast premiering in Australia, Jaguar's fastest road car - the XE SV Project 8 - has been revealed, the Maserati GranTurismo has had a facelift, and the Aston Martin DB11 now gets the option of a twin-turbo V8 engine...


NSW goverment: 40km/h zones are saving lives, expect more
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NSW goverment: 40km/h zones are saving lives, expect more

It's official, 40km/h zones are keeping us safe and reducing the number of incidents on the road - according to the New South Wales (NSW) government. According to a new study, the NSW Centre for Road Safety has found a 33 per cent reduction in crashes causing death or serious injury between 2005 and 2015, in areas where 40km/h zones have been introduced...


BMW 3 Series Electric to debut September, options cut to fund for EV R&D - reports
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BMW 3 Series Electric to debut September, options cut to fund for EV R&D - reports

An all-electric BMW 3 Series sedan will reportedly be unveiled at this year's Frankfurt motor show in September, although BMW has yet to make any announcement of plans. Sources have told Handelsblatt the 3 Series EV will make its debut in September, partially as a spoiler for the Tesla Model 3, which goes into production later this year...


2019 Lexus GS spied
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2019 Lexus GS spied

The next-generation Lexus GS has been spied undergoing testing near the Nurburgring. While this prototype is most likely Lexus' new mid-size sedan, rumours swirled around the internet earlier this year, driven by reports out of Russia, claiming Lexus was about to give the GS the chop, with the front-wheel drive ES stepping up to take its place in the range...


2014-16 Chevrolet SS recalled for steering fix, Commodore not affected
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2014-16 Chevrolet SS recalled for steering fix, Commodore not affected

The Aussie-built 2014-16 Chevrolet SS has been recalled over concerns a faulty power steering module could cause a loss of steering assistance, with around 6200 vehicles affected. Chevrolet reports that corrosion of the connector between the electric power steering model and the torque sensor connector may cause a loss of power steering assistance...


BMW X5 M, X6 M Black Fire Editions revealed, local arm keen
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BMW X5 M, X6 M Black Fire Editions revealed, local arm keen

The BMW X5 M and X6 M Black Fire Editions have been revealed this week, bringing a range of black-themed enhancements to the super-SUV pair. Available in overseas markets from August, the Black Fire Editions of the X5 M and X6 M gain exterior changes like Sapphire Black metallic paint, carbon-fibre mirror caps, 21-inch forged M alloy wheels in black, and black chrome trim for the double kidney front grille...


2018 Range Rover Velar adds 221kW Ingenium petrol engine - UPDATE
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2018 Range Rover Velar adds 221kW Ingenium petrol engine - UPDATE

Update - Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has confirmed pricing and specifications for all new Ingenium petrol models will be announced on August 1. The upcoming 2018 Range Rover Velar has become the latest recipient of parent company Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) most powerful version of its 2.0-litre 'Ingenium' petrol engine...


2017 Audi RS5 points to evolutionary design language, Audi Sport boss says
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2017 Audi RS5 points to evolutionary design language, Audi Sport boss says

That’s the message from Audi Sport boss Stephan Winklemann, who spoke exclusively with CarAdvice at the recent launch of the all-new, second-generation 2017 Audi RS5 in the tiny Principality of Andorra in the Pyrenees...


Rezvani 'military inspired' SUV teased
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Rezvani 'military inspired' SUV teased

Rezvani, a small-volume American car maker, has teased its second product line, an SUV. Like the company's Beast roadster, which was unveiled in 2015, the SUV has been designed by Samir Sadikhov, who previously worked for Lamborghini. The company claims the new SUV is "military inspired" but "built for civilians"...