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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class drops more camouflage in new spy photos
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class drops more camouflage in new spy photos

The upcoming 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been spied again this week, dropping a little more of the disguise it was seen wearing in February. Newly visible on this prototype are the shape of the headlights and the grille, while the lower air intake in the front bumper is wider and looks closer to production-ready compared to the last time the A-Class was spotted...


2018 BMW M5: Turbo V8, AWD and 0-100 in "under 3.5 seconds" all confirmed
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2018 BMW M5: Turbo V8, AWD and 0-100 in "under 3.5 seconds" all confirmed

Initial details of the upcoming 2018 BMW M5 have been released this week, accompanied by images of a camouflaged development vehicle tearing up a race track, and it looks like the biggest M sedan is going to be a killer...


Volkswagen 'Spirit of Amarok' Challenge: CarAdvice represent!
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Volkswagen 'Spirit of Amarok' Challenge: CarAdvice represent!

While most utes spend their time in and around the urban grind traversing worksites and city parking lots, there’s a subset of utes and ute buyers that do a little bit more. Volkswagen recognised this and established the Volkswagen Spirit of Amarok Challenge, which combines competitors from all over the world to compete against the clock across a range of technical and rally stages...


Volvo 20-Series confirmed, XC20 mooted to take on Q2 - report
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Volvo 20-Series confirmed, XC20 mooted to take on Q2 - report

The US boss of Swedish manufacturer Volvo has somewhat confirmed that a sub-compact 20-Series model family is on the cards. In a recent interview with America's Car and Driver, Lex Kerssemakers, president of Volvo USA, let slip that a 20-Series model (or family of models) could slot below the upcoming next-generation 40-Series family...


2018 Hyundai i30 N spied nearing production
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2018 Hyundai i30 N spied nearing production

The new Hyundai i30 N hot hatch been spied alongside a BMW 8 Series prototype at a petrol station in Germany. This time around, as the car nears production, the prototype has headed out into the open without the front and rear coverings that adorned earlier evaluation vehicles...


Seat 600: Spain's Fiat-based people's car restored for 60th birthday
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Seat 600: Spain's Fiat-based people's car restored for 60th birthday

The Seat 600, the car that put Spain on wheels in the aftermath of its devastating civil war, is having its 60th birthday this month. To celebrate, the Spanish marque restored a 600 convertible, and is displaying it at the Barcelona motor show, which is currently under way. The car was hand restored by a team of around 30 people...


2018 BMW M5 spied with less camouflage on the Nurburgring - UPDATE
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2018 BMW M5 spied with less camouflage on the Nurburgring - UPDATE

Update - BMW have released new details of the upcoming M5. You can read our coverage here The new BMW M5 has been spied testing on the Nurburgring, revealing more about how the production car will look. The latest M5 prototype has lost some of the false body panels used on earlier evaluation vehicles...


PSA Peugeot Citroen shifts Australian distribution to Subaru operator Inchcape - UPDATE
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PSA Peugeot Citroen shifts Australian distribution to Subaru operator Inchcape - UPDATE

French automotive giant Groupe PSA - the company that oversees the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands - has signed a new distribution agreement with Inchcape in Australia. Inchcape is the company that takes care of brands such as Subaru locally, so the move - Groupe PSA would undoubtedly hope - will see the French car brands see increased sales in a market where it currently struggles for relevance...


2017 Mercedes-Benz V220d arrives in Australia from $74,990
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2017 Mercedes-Benz V220d arrives in Australia from $74,990

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz V-Class range has been bolstered with the addition of a new V220d variant, which reduces the price of entry by over $12,000 to $74,990 before on-road costs. Slotting in beneath the top-spec V250d Avantgarde and above the more basic Valente people movers, the V220d forgoes some of the higher specification of the V250, while also featuring a slightly less powerful version of the 2...


2018 Haval H9 revealed, Australian debut later this year
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2018 Haval H9 revealed, Australian debut later this year

The updated 2018 Haval H9 has been revealed this week ahead of an Australian launch later this year, with the company claiming local feedback and media coverage has influenced a significant amount of the changes. Headline changes include a reworked version of the 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, which now develops 180kW of power and 350Nm of torque, up 20kW and 36Nm respectively...


Renault Trafic Formula edition launches in Australia
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Renault Trafic Formula edition launches in Australia

Australia's Renault Trafic range has seen the addition of a striking new special model: the 2017 Renault Trafic Formula Edition. Designed to highlight the brand's experience in formula one racing, the new motorsport-inspired cargo van has a few design highlights that set it apart from the regular models in the range...


German startup opens order books for affordable electric city car
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German startup opens order books for affordable electric city car

e.Go Mobile AG, a German startup company founded by engineer Günther Schuh, has begun taking orders for its upcoming Life electric city car, which starts at just 15,900 euros ($23,529) before the European cash-back incentive for electric vehicles. The company claims the standard 14...


Toyota Yaris GRMN five-door spied
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Toyota Yaris GRMN five-door spied

A five-door version of the Toyota Yaris GRMN hot hatch has been spied during development testing in Europe this week. When it was first revealed at the Geneva motor show in March, Toyota said the production companion to the Yaris WRC car would only be made available in three-door form like the vehicle that debuted at the event, however, these latest images suggest otherwise...


Pomponazzi Crystal Coating review
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Pomponazzi Crystal Coating review

When you buy a new car, the considerations for taking care of it are enormous. If it’s something special in the sense that it’s an exotic or a rare performance car, or even if it’s just special to you, the need to protect your investment and pride is an ongoing concern. The main area for which this applies is paint and interior protection...


2017 BMW M240i Performance Edition revealed, Australian potential unclear
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2017 BMW M240i Performance Edition revealed, Australian potential unclear

The 2017 BMW M240i Performance Edition has been revealed this week, bringing various visual and performance-themed enhancements to the company's sporty small coupe. From the outside, the M240i Performance Edition can be distinguished by its 19-inch 'Orbit Grey' bi-colour light alloy wheels wrapped in 225/35 R19 front and 245/30 R19 rear rubber, a sportier front bumper and matte-black splitter, black grille, a carbon-fibre rear spoiler and a new rear diffuser with carbon-fibre-trimmed tail-pipes...