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Kia Stinger V8 coming… to America?

A V8 version of the Kia Stinger could soon be on its way to America – but the bad news is that Australia look set to miss out. If what we've heard is on the money, the Kia Stinger V8 would probably make use of parent company Hyundai's ‘Tau’ V8 engine, a 5...

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2018 Genesis G70 review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2018 Genesis G70 review

The 2018 Genesis G70 is the Korean newcomer in the luxury car segment. Has it got what it takes to tackle the best in the class?


Aston Martin DB11 V8 could offer sports suspension but sticks with 375kW
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Aston Martin DB11 V8 could offer sports suspension but sticks with 375kW

At this week’s launch of the new Aston Martin DB11 V8, the British luxury sports manufacturer told CarAdvice some of the changes made between it and the V12 version, were a direct result of customer feedback. Take the suspension and engine modes. Owners told the company that there could be more separation between the three suspension settings – GT, Sport and Sport +, which Aston says has been dialled in on the V8...


Aston Martin DB11 V8: Creating the sound
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Aston Martin DB11 V8: Creating the sound

For the first time in nearly fifty years, there’s a V8 engine under the bonnet of an Aston Martin DB-badged car. Only, this one isn’t an in-house build - it’s sourced from AMG, the hot-rod division of Mercedes-Benz. It’s essentially the same 4...


Aston Martin DB11 V8: How the AMG-sourced engine was ‘Astonised’
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Aston Martin DB11 V8: How the AMG-sourced engine was ‘Astonised’

British luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has just launched a new V8 version of its new DB11 grand tourer, and while its 4.0-litre twin-turbo heart might seem like a straight lift from Mercedes-AMG, who built the engine, it’s been properly customised...


2018 Genesis G70: Australian details
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2018 Genesis G70: Australian details

The all-new 2018 Genesis G70 has only just been revealed, but CarAdvice can tell you what to expect when the all-new mid-sized luxury sedan arrives in the first quarter of next year. The Australian arm of Genesis has confirmed the new model will take on the German establishment with aggressive pricing for the all-new mid-sized G70 sedan, and the choice of two punchy powertrains...


2018 Genesis G70 revealed
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2018 Genesis G70 revealed

The first ever Genesis G70 has been revealed at an event in Korea, with the strikingly sporty compact sedan clearly offering an alternative to the mainstay models in this segment of the luxury car market. The freshest luxury car offering on the planet is a product of Genesis, the luxury arm of Hyundai...


2018 Porsche Cayenne Turbo revealed: Here from mid-2018
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2018 Porsche Cayenne Turbo revealed: Here from mid-2018

The third-generation Porsche Cayenne Turbo has been unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show, following the earlier debut of its regular counterpart. Under the bonnet, the new Cayenne Turbo is powered by a 4.0-litre V8 with two turbochargers nestled within the V. The twin-turbo V8 generates 404kW of power and 770Nm of torque, up 22kW and 20Nm on the previous model, which had a larger 4...


2018 Audi RS4 Avant revealed: Here by April
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2018 Audi RS4 Avant revealed: Here by April

Audi has taken the wraps off the 2018 RS4 Avant at the Frankfurt motor show, revealing an all-new car capable of moving from standstill to 100km/h in just 4.1 seconds. Packing an engine co-developed with Porsche, the Audi RS4 Avant is powered by a 2.9-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine that produces 331kW of power and 600Nm of torque...


2018 Hyundai Tucson Highlander review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2018 Hyundai Tucson Highlander review

There's no doubt the Hyundai Tucson is a popular choice in the mid-size SUV segment, and the top-spec Highlander is the pick if you want all the fruit – and then some. But is it the best bang for buck?

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$28,590 - $47,450

2018 Toyota Prius C review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2018 Toyota Prius C review

The facelifted 2018 Toyota Prius C sees some inclusions, but it remains expensive in its class despite its best intentions.

Priced At
$24,040

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk review

With stunning power and torque, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is aimed at one thing – changing the perception of Jeep's high end off-roader. On-road or on-track, it's a performance weapon.


2018 Audi A5 & S5 Cabriolet pricing and specs
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2018 Audi A5 & S5 Cabriolet pricing and specs

Audi has launched its latest generation of the A5 and S5 Cabriolet models with pricing starting from $83,490 for the base model, reaching to $119,111 for the performance-focussed S5 soft-top. Based on the recently launched Audi A5 and S5 coupes, the soft-top variants carry a premium of more than $13,000 compared to their hardtop equivalents, but also gain additional specification, as well as that fully automatic roof...


Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for 2018
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Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for 2018

Ford has confirmed that the Ranger Raptor performance ute will join the line-up, arriving in Asia-Pacific markets next year. The Ford Ranger Raptor will join the larger F-150 Raptor in the Blue Oval's global off-road performance line-up, though is yet to disclose what will power the new hardcore ute...


2018 Bentley Continental GT revealed: Here in Q2 2018 - UPDATE
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2018 Bentley Continental GT revealed: Here in Q2 2018 - UPDATE

UPDATE: Bentley's local arm has indicated the new Continental should arrive in Australia during the second quarter of 2018. Pricing, meanwhile, will be revealed closer to launch. The new-generation 2018 Bentley Continental GT has been revealed overnight, bringing a new look, the availability of high-end technology and even more power...


2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet revealed: Here in April 2018
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet revealed: Here in April 2018

The updated 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet have been revealed overnight ahead of their debut at next week's Frankfurt motor show. Following the updated limousine range, the two-door S-Class range gets a revised engine range, new semi-autonomous driver assistance systems, along with a revised design inside and out...


Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will be the halo model for the brand in Australia
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Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will be the halo model for the brand in Australia

Australia has long been a vital market for the Jeep brand, and the imminent arrival of the heavy-hitting Grand Cherokee Trackhawk performance SUV is an indication of just how seriously Jeep takes its fans down under. FCA Australia boss, Steve Zanlunghi, was adamant from the outset that Australia needed to get the Trackhawk...


Engineering the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was a mammoth challenge
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Engineering the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was a mammoth challenge

Jamie Standring, SRT's senior manager for powertrain engineering, told CarAdvice there’s a lot more going on under the surface of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk than merely generating bulk power and torque from the supercharged V8 engine. “Certainly packaging was one of the challenges,” Standring said...


2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Circa $140k starting price likely
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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Circa $140k starting price likely

Although we're in the US this week to drive the maniacal new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, the company has yet to reveal Australian pricing. By our calculations, though, the big beast will likely start with a price tag in the neighbourhood of $140,000. What we do know for sure is that the Trackhawk will go on sale in Australia in two variant forms...


2018 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 review - track test
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2018 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 review - track test

The 2018 Peugeot 308 GTi hot hatch gets some minor tweaks inside and out – but the French manufacturer hasn't dared to mess with the mechanicals... which is just as well.