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Nissan Juke R Nismo teased ahead of Goodwood debut
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Nissan Juke R Nismo teased ahead of Goodwood debut

The Nissan Juke R Nismo has been teased ahead of its debut at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, which runs from June 25 to 28. Despite releasing the teaser image (above), Nissan is holding back on information about the car's drivetrain and performance. All it will say it is that the "Juke R is back ..


Ford GT will enter 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans race
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Ford GT will enter 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans race

The Blue Oval will make a return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a version of the new Ford GT supercar. Overnight, just ahead of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, which is being run this weekend, Ford announced the news that many had expected after the next-generation GT was unveiled to both surprise and acclaim at this year's Detroit motor show...


2015 Ford Ranger Australian specifications
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2015 Ford Ranger Australian specifications

The 2015 Ford Ranger line-up has been detailed — sans pricing — ahead of its Australian premiere in a few months time. Headlining the revised, 24-model-strong PX Ford Ranger MkII line-up are a suite of cabin upgrades, some stylistic tweaks, and the addition (to some versions) of advanced driver assist technologies reminiscent of the average luxury car...


BMW 1 Series has "some ground to catch up"
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BMW 1 Series has "some ground to catch up"

BMW Australia says that it has some catching up to do in order to properly take on the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and Audi A3 in the small luxury car segment. Speaking to the media at the launch of the 2015 BMW 1 Series, BMW Australia’s head of product and market planning, Shawn Ticehurst, admitted there’s “some ground to catchup” with the updated 1 Series...


Nismo required to shift Nissan from 'rational to emotional' brand, says Australian CEO
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Nismo required to shift Nissan from 'rational to emotional' brand, says Australian CEO

An official announcement on the launch of Nismo Australia is due by the end of this year, but a key driver in its arrival says the move is vital to shifting the brand from being a rational one to an "emotional" one. Speaking exclusively to CarAdvice at this week’s build up to the 83rd Le Mans 24 Hour, Nissan Australia managing director and CEO Richard Emery said the Nismo brand is largely about trying to get Nissan “back into the emotional space”...


Current Citroen C5 to be last car from brand with hydropneumatic suspension - report
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Current Citroen C5 to be last car from brand with hydropneumatic suspension - report

The current-generation Citroen C5 will reportedly be the last car from the French brand to be offered with the company's iconic hydropneumatic suspension system. Anonymous sources have told Reuters that PSA Peugeot Citroen will cease production and development of the plush-riding suspension setup when the current C5 ceases production...


2016 Ford Ranger Raptor and Ranger FX4 trademarks registered — spied testing locally?
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2016 Ford Ranger Raptor and Ranger FX4 trademarks registered — spied testing locally?

Ford Australia has registered the Ford Ranger Raptor and Ford Ranger FX4 trademarks ahead of the revised Ford Ranger's local launch later this year. The trademarks, which were lodged on June 5, 2015 are for the trademarks Ford Ranger Raptor, Ranger Raptor and Ranger FX4...


BMW fuel cell vehicle on sale by 2020 - report
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BMW fuel cell vehicle on sale by 2020 - report

BMW will reportedly have a fuel cell vehicle on sale by around 2020. Sources have told AutoExpress that the Bavarian automaker is planning to have a vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell stack on the market by 2020...


2016 Ford Falcon XR6, XR6 Turbo and XR8 Sprint — iconic nameplates in pipeline
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2016 Ford Falcon XR6, XR6 Turbo and XR8 Sprint — iconic nameplates in pipeline

The Ford Falcon 'Sprint' nameplate could be making a comeback if a recent trademark registration is anything to go by. The trademark registration, which was lodged on April 1 2015, describes three nameplates — XR6 Sprint, XR6 Turbo Sprint and XR8 Sprint...


New Skoda "Roomster" spy photos
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New Skoda "Roomster" spy photos

The second-generation Skoda Roomster or a new small van for the Czech brand has been spied on the streets of Europe undergoing testing. Even though its body is obscured by a disguise that dresses the car from head to toe, the prototype that was spotted by our spies is clearly a prototype for a Skoda van or van-based people mover, as it sports both temporary Czech Republic plates and a version of Skoda's corporate grille up front...


Hyundai Designer Casey Hyun talks design and draws an Aussie Ute
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Hyundai Designer Casey Hyun talks design and draws an Aussie Ute

Casey Hyun is a Creative Design Manager at Hyundai’s head office in Seoul, South Korea. He’s also in charge of strategic design for the entire brand and as such, works closely with Peter Schreyer, President of Hyundai/Kia Design. Originally from Australia, Casey’s most recent work includes the luxury Genesis and YF Sonata...


Isuzu Ute keeps on truckin' up the charts
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Isuzu Ute keeps on truckin' up the charts

There has been much written lately about a number of ‘glamour’ utes coming to Australia soon, with new technologies and fancier designs to accommodate people buying them as second family vehicles. Vehicles falling into this category include the new Nissan Navara, and the forthcoming updated Ford Ranger and Mazda BT-50...


Jaguar Land Rover teases new Pothole Alert system
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Jaguar Land Rover teases new Pothole Alert system

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is working on a concept car that uses sensors and cameras to pick up obstacles such as potholes, and subsequently adjust the suspension to handle them as smoothly as possible. At the same time, using cloud-based systems, the car will share data gleaned by sensors in its suspension and offer it to other enabled road users so they can slow down or swerve, and alert the local council to get a repair team down there to sort it out...


Top 10? No big deal, says Mercedes-Benz
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Top 10? No big deal, says Mercedes-Benz

Luxury market leader Mercedes-Benz Australia says it doesn’t really care if it breaks into the top-10-selling brands in the country or not. The German premium powerhouse is easily Australia’s most purchased premium brand, and when you factor in its commercial vehicle arm, it’s also right up there with the market’s top-volume brands full-stop...


Supercars netting super sales among cashed-up Australians
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Supercars netting super sales among cashed-up Australians

Australians are buying fewer vehicles classified as sportscars this year than they did in 2014, but there is one part of the market that serves as a notable exception. Automotive sales database VFACTS breaks its Sports segment into three different sections based on price: Under $80,000, over $80,000 and over $200,000. And while total sales across all three are down 8...