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2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint, XR6 Turbo Sprint Revealed: Limited build run, big power hikes
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2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint, XR6 Turbo Sprint Revealed: Limited build run, big power hikes

Full details on the new limited-edition 2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint and XR8 Turbo Sprint sedan models have been revealed this morning, just hours after first leaking onto the internet. As confirmed yesterday afternoon, the returned Sprint badge brings more power and some sharp price hikes for both variants, along with upgraded brakes and a subtle graphics package...


Ferrari GTC4 Lusso unveiled: FF given comprehensive makeover - UPDATED
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Ferrari GTC4 Lusso unveiled: FF given comprehensive makeover - UPDATED

The Ferrari GTC4 Lusso is the new name for a facelift and upgrade of one of the most controversial, albeit one of the most practical, Ferraris of modern times, the FF. While the overall shape of the shooting brake-style coupe/hatch mashup hasn't been altered, Ferrari has remodelled every exterior panel. Under the hood, there's a reworked 6...


Super Bowl 50 automotive ads: Watch them all here - UPDATED
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Super Bowl 50 automotive ads: Watch them all here - UPDATED

Here in the Land of the Free, the Super Bowl is the show that stops the nation, and at some point between all the ads a game of football breaks out. Occasionally. For your viewing pleasure, we've corralled together, in alphabetical order, all the spots that have already revealed by automakers...


2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint, XR8 Sprint performance upgrades leaked
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2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint, XR8 Sprint performance upgrades leaked

Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint, Falcon XR8 Sprint: big power, big premiums XR6 Turbo Sprint boosted beyond 320kW The six-cylinder model will be the star of the upcoming 2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint and 2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint show, according to leaked details that surfaced online over the weekend...


2017 Hyundai i30, Genesis G80 hit Australia for testing
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2017 Hyundai i30, Genesis G80 hit Australia for testing

The all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 has been spied testing in Australia this week, ahead of an unveiling that could occur either late this year or early next. Last caught testing overseas by spy photographers in August, the new i30 is likely to be in Australia for global hot-weather testing - although the cold weather clear in these photos suggests this visit is for a multi-purpose program...


2016 Peugeot RCZ Australian price slashed to $49,990 drive-away in final runout
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2016 Peugeot RCZ Australian price slashed to $49,990 drive-away in final runout

If you’ve ever lusted after the distinctive Peugeot RCZ coupe and its ‘double bubble’ roof, now is the time to strike. Peugeot Australia announced today that it will sell the final 40 units of its flagship — which is being phased out and will not be replaced — for $49,990 drive-away. Given the RRP stands at up to $58,990 before on-roads, this equates to a saving of about $14,000...


Citroen SpaceTourer minibus, Hyphen 4WD concept detailed ahead of Geneva
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Citroen SpaceTourer minibus, Hyphen 4WD concept detailed ahead of Geneva

The 2017 Citroen SpaceTourer was first revealed in December, but now the French car maker has revealed new images and details - and a special new concept version - ahead of its premiere at next month's Geneva motor show. The 2016 SuperTourer will have three different wheelbases available, 4600mm, 4950mm and 5300mm, with a boot volume of 1978 litres, 2381L and 2932L respectively...


SUVs almost outsold passenger cars in January
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SUVs almost outsold passenger cars in January

The day when SUVs become the new default vehicle appears more imminent than ever after a quick scan of January’s VFACTS registration data. According to the figures, passenger cars made up 35,214 of the total market’s 84,373 sales, enough for 41.7 per cent market share. This represents a fall, compared to January 2015, of 6.7 market share percentage points...


Chrysler 300 prices increased by $6000
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Chrysler 300 prices increased by $6000

Fiat Chrysler Australia has increased the recommended retail price of its Chrysler 300 and 300 SRT range by $6000 across the board. The pricing adjustments take the entry price of the 300C to $55,000 plus on-road costs, and the 300C Luxury to $60,000. Meanwhile the SRT8 Core climbs to $65,000, and the flagship SRT climbs to $75,000...


GM's latest platforms could last for 12 years or more
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GM's latest platforms could last for 12 years or more

The lifespan of the latest-generation of GM platforms could be stretched out to a dozen years or more under a recently announced new cost reduction plan. Dan Ammann, president of GM, has told Reuters that the platform that underpins the second-generation Chevrolet Cruze could last for 12 years or even longer...


Mahindra Pik-Up replacement on the way: Pik-Up to feature new front and interior
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Mahindra Pik-Up replacement on the way: Pik-Up to feature new front and interior

Mahindra Australia will replace the current Pik-Up with a revised model, which, according to a local official, is due in Australia by the second quarter of 2017. The Mahindra Pik-Up was built as a ute version of the Mahindra Scorpio, which isn't available for sale locally. The Scorpio was recently updated with a revised front-end and interior, which will be used for the brand's global export ute, the Pik-Up...


Camaro or Corvette to take on Mustang locally?: Chevrolet exec tight-lipped on Holden's new V8 sports car
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Camaro or Corvette to take on Mustang locally? Chevrolet exec tight-lipped on Holden's new V8 sports car

The Ford Mustang, only recently launched in Australia, is already subject to huge waiting lists. With the market's interest in the new Mustang now patently clear, we wanted to compare two potential options for Holden's rear-wheel drive sports car, post Commodore. This week, we saddled up with the Chevrolet Camaro SS and Corvette Stingray, checking out both models at the 2016 Delhi motor show...


Land Rover enjoying Australian sales boom
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Land Rover enjoying Australian sales boom

Land Rover is riding the crest of the wave in Australia’s SUV boom, after posting another month of significant sales growth here last month. The iconic British-based brand posted 1173 registrations in January, up 34 per cent over the same month in 2015. Every model in its range, including those from its Range Rover sub-brand, posted a sales upswing...


Pininfarina set to unveil concept at 2016 Geneva motor show
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Pininfarina set to unveil concept at 2016 Geneva motor show

Italian design and production firm Pininfarina has released an image, teasing a concept to be unveiled at this year's Geneva motor show. The design depicts what looks to be the nose of a sports-coupe, complete with aerodynamic vanes flanking the iconic Pininfarina badge...


Should I leave traction control on when driving off-road?
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Should I leave traction control on when driving off-road?

Anyone that has been off-road knows that traction control systems can sometimes battle the car's ability to deliver torque to its wheels. CarAdvice reader Ben contacted us to see whether he should leave traction control on, or deactivate it while driving off-road. Q: I own a Toyota Prado and enjoy driving off road...