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Toyota C-HR concept crossover revealed

The Toyota C-HR concept crossover model has been revealed ahead of its global debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in early October...

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2015 Honda CR-V facelift unveiled
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2015 Honda CR-V facelift unveiled

The facelifted 2015 Honda CR-V has been revealed in a single image posted online. The new-look Honda SUV has been spied previously by CarAdvice's photographers, but the above image - posted by US site Motor Trend - gives plenty away regarding the updated model's styling...


ISOFIX : Australian safety clicks belatedly into place
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ISOFIX : Australian safety clicks belatedly into place

Parents rejoice! The clever ISOFIX child seat restraint system will be available in Australia within days after the rubber stamp from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. It’s still worth asking the question why it has taken so long for ISOFIX to be approved for use in our country...


2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG : 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 to pump out 375kW and 700Nm
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2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG : 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 to pump out 375kW and 700Nm

The all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG will be powered by a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine producing a mammoth 375kW of power and colossal 700Nm of torque, the German brand has confirmed. Those outputs will put the new-generation C63 AMG more powerful than the existing 6...


Mini 5 Door priced from $27,750
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Mini 5 Door priced from $27,750

The polarising Mini 5 Door will command an $1100 premium over its three-door equivalents when it arrives on local shores ahead of schedule in about November this year, giving it an entry price of $27,750 plus on-road costs...


2015 Kia Rio to debut at Paris motor show
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2015 Kia Rio to debut at Paris motor show

A revamped version of the Kia Rio hatchback will be revealed at the 2014 Paris motor show in early October. No images of the car have yet been released, but the brand has confirmed the 2015 Kia Rio will see a "slight visual makeover" including revised exterior styling and an updated cabin...


Peugeot Quartz concept could hint at new French SUV
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Peugeot Quartz concept could hint at new French SUV

The Peugeot Quartz concept is set to take the stage at the 2014 Paris motor show in early October - and it could be the first hint at a future premium SUV from the aspiring French brand. According to Peugeot the Quartz concept shows how the brand is "blending the heightened expression of a next-generation SUV with the punch of its more high-performance models"...


2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design revealed
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2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design revealed

The first images of the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design have been revealed. The Chinese-owned Swedish brand has revealed its sportier looking model ahead of a predicted debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in early October, with the company claiming the Volvo XC90 R-Design is "aimed at buyers looking for a head-turner that radiates a truly sporty and dynamic look"...


2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI revealed
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2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI revealed

The 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI has been revealed, with the German hot-hatch adopting a 1.8-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine and the availability of a six-speed manual gearbox.. The new engine - which is borrowed from the EA888 powerplants developed by Audi - replaces the 1.4-litre turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder unit...


Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L concept revealed
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Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L concept revealed

The Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L concept has been uncovered, with the quirky crossover's main game being its compressed air hybrid drivetrain. The Citroen concept is said to offer fuel consumption of just 2.0 litres per 100 kilometres (hence the 2L), by combining a three-cylinder petrol engine to a compressed air energy unit...


2016 Renault Koleos spied for the first time
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2016 Renault Koleos spied for the first time

These are the first images of the new-generation 2016 Renault Koleos, which was caught by our spy photographers undergoing hot-weather testing in Europe. The all-new Koleos is set to be based upon the same underpinnings as the recently released Nissan Qashqai, as part of the longstanding Renault-Nissan Alliance and its buddy-up toolkit known as the Common Module Family...


Renault RS Monitor: quick look
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Renault RS Monitor: quick look

The Renault RS Monitor 2.0 data logging system made its global debut back in 2013 on the all-new fourth-generation Clio RS. Expanding on the brand’s earlier RS Monitor 1.0 – with features limited to acceleration and lap timing and tyre pressure monitoring – the more advanced Renault RS Monitor 2...


2015 Ford S-Max people-mover revealed
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2015 Ford S-Max people-mover revealed

The second-generation Ford S-Max people-mover has been revealed ahead of the seven-seat mini-van's public debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in October. The new Ford S-Max - which was presaged by the S-Max Concept at the 2013 Geneva motor show - adopts the brand's Aston Martin-esque design language, with a broad, slatted grille, sculpted bumper and sleek headlights...


Peugeot RCZ unlikely to see a second generation
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Peugeot RCZ unlikely to see a second generation

The Peugeot RCZ sports car is not expected to be renewed for a second generation, reports out of Europe suggest. According to AutoExpress, the Peugeot RCZ is not expected to be replaced when the current version finishes up its model life, as PSA Peugeot Citroen boss Carlos Tavares hinted that derivative hot models will be more important than standalone performance vehicles in the future...


2015 Toyota HiLux : first images of new-generation ute testing in Europe
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2015 Toyota HiLux : first images of new-generation ute testing in Europe

The new-generation 2015 Toyota HiLux has been caught during hot weather testing in Europe. The new, larger Toyota HiLux dual-cab seen in these images was caught in Southern Europe along with a benchmarking car, the Volkswagen Amarok...


Jaguar targeting higher use of recycled materials
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Jaguar targeting higher use of recycled materials

Jaguar says it aims to use 75 per cent recycled material in its cars by 2020. The news comes following the British brand announcing its new XE luxury sedan will be the first car in the world to use a new aluminium alloy known as RC 5754 that is made predominantly of recycled material...


Holden Craig Lowndes SS V Commodore confirmed
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Holden Craig Lowndes SS V Commodore confirmed

Holden has confirmed it will build a new special edition Craig Lowndes SS V model as a tribute to the driver's impending 20-year anniversary in V8 Supercars. News of the new model - which is based upon the Holden SS V Redline Commodore - was rumoured earlier this year, but Holden has now offered up some details on what makes the Craig Lowndes SS V Special Edition different to the the standard car...


Local Motors Strati mounts 3D printed body, chassis on Twizy drivetrain
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Local Motors Strati mounts 3D printed body, chassis on Twizy drivetrain

Arizona-based Local Motors has begun 3D printing and assembling an electric car, dubbed the Strati, at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago. The majority of the car's structure is printed as large block by a Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine...


2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible revealed
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2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible revealed

The wraps have been taken off the BMW 2 Series Convertible, which has been launched as a replacement for the outgoing 1 Series Convertible. The sporty small drop-top features an electric fabric soft top that is capable of opening or retracting in 20 seconds at speeds up to 50km/h, and BMW claims drivers will enjoy a sportier drive thanks to a 20 per cent increase in torsional rigidity in comparison to the outgoing 1 Series Convertible...


Jaguar F-Type four-cylinder expected
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Jaguar F-Type four-cylinder expected

A new entry-level Jaguar F-Type with a four-cylinder engine appears more likely than ever as the brand ramps up to introduce its new Ingenium range of turbocharged engines. The Ingenium engine line-up will include a variety of different powerplants, including a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel that the brand spoke about at the launch of the all-new Jaguar XE sedan, and a 2...