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Lamborghini Huracan gets wider and wilder

No one ever said the Japanese were subtle. Exotic car tuner Liberty Walk - or LB Performance - based just outside of Nagoya in Japan hit the supercar scene like Godzilla in 2009 with a modified, white Ferrari F40...

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Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe: limited edition model marks 60 years of US Porsche club
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Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe: limited edition model marks 60 years of US Porsche club

A new limited edition Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe has been revealed, commemorating 60 years of the Porsche Club of America (PCA). Based on the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, the rear-wheel-drive GTS Club Coupe will be limited to 60 units, with all finished in 'Club Blau' – a unique hue created exclusively for the anniversary edition model...


Mazda BT-50 update to be heavily influenced by Australian feedback
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Mazda BT-50 update to be heavily influenced by Australian feedback

The updated Mazda BT-50 due on sale in the second half of 2015 will bring with it a range of design changes influenced by the company’s Australian arm. The new-look Mazda BT-50 will bring some elements of the Kodo design language that is seen on its passenger car range, which Mazda Australia marketing director Alastair Doak told CarAdvice is an obvious way to move forward...


2015 Mazda CX-5 : Pricing and specifications
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2015 Mazda CX-5 : Pricing and specifications

There has been a raft of revisions for the 2015 Mazda CX-5 that hits Australian showrooms next month, including price drops across almost all variants in the range following the recent free trade agreement with Japan. The updated Mazda CX-5 is said to include "sharp internal and external styling changes", though at first glance it could be hard to pick the differences...


Mercedes-Benz discusses future SUV designs, and how it was inspired by BMW X6
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Mercedes-Benz discusses future SUV designs, and how it was inspired by BMW X6

It may be stating the obvious, but Mercedes-Benz’s global chief of design Gorden Wagener has admitted the company created the new GLE Coupe in direct response to the BMW X6.  However, while the two ‘coupe-SUVs’ are similar in conception, in many design aspects the pair couldn’t be more different...


McLaren P1 GTR confirmed for 2015 Geneva motor show debut
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McLaren P1 GTR confirmed for 2015 Geneva motor show debut

The McLaren P1 GTR – the British brand's most powerful and most exclusive model yet – will make its production car debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show in March. A fresh video teaser of the 736kW rear-wheel-drive hybrid hypercar accompanied McLaren's announcement of the car's motor show premiere, with the sports car maker confirming production of the limited edition track-only model will begin later in the year...


Morgan 3 Wheeler confirmed for Australia, priced from $90,000
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Morgan 3 Wheeler confirmed for Australia, priced from $90,000

After years of recalibrating and reconfiguring, the Morgan 3 Wheeler is now on sale in Australia priced from $90,000 plus on-road costs. The niche sports car brand described the process of getting the Morgan 3 Wheeler to market as a “protracted” one that has required the unique vehicle to be “re-engineered from a 3-wheeled motorcycle to a 3-wheeled car”...


Australian designers claim top two awards at 2015 Detroit motor show
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Australian designers claim top two awards at 2015 Detroit motor show

Australians have cleaned up at the 2015 Detroit motor show, claiming the top two design awards for their work on the Buick Avenir and the Ford GT. The Buick Avenir concept was named the best-designed concept vehicle of the show by the EyesOn Design jury, while the judges voted the Ford GT the best-designed production vehicle...


Holden “a portfolio that needs improvement”, admits exec who vows increased consistency in future line-up
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Holden “a portfolio that needs improvement”, admits exec who vows increased consistency in future line-up

General Motors vice president of design Ed Welburn has admitted the current Holden line-up “needs improvement”, vowing to put consistency back into the future range with a plan that has “thrilled” Australian dealers. Welburn recognises that in the future there needs to be consistency of design language across all Holden products so customers are not confused by a varied array of models...


Tesla Model S updated with new luxury interior option
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Tesla Model S updated with new luxury interior option

Buyers of the Tesla Model S electric sedan who prefer to be driven places rather than sit behind the wheel will be pleased to learn of the new Executive Rear Seat option pack. Designed to offer a more luxury-focused feel than the regular three-seat bench fitted as standard in the Tesla Model S, the new twin-seat option pack replaces the middle pew with a fixed armrest with storage and cupholders...


Tesla Model X to boast V8-beating acceleration
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Tesla Model X to boast V8-beating acceleration

The all-new Tesla Model X that is set to enter production in the third quarter of this year will be faster than a V8 Holden Commodore SS, the company claims. Details posted on Tesla's website confirm the new Model X will jump from 0-60 miles per hour (96.6km/h) in "under five seconds", which the US electric car company says means it will "outperform the fastest SUVs and many sports cars"...


Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS uncovered
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Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS uncovered

The Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS has been revealed at the 2015 Detroit auto show as a means of marking the 50th anniversary of the German maker's open-roof sports car. The new four-wheel-drive GTS version of the Porsche 911 Targa is powered by the same 3.8-litre six-cylinder horizontally opposed engine as is fitted to the plethora of 911 GTS models recently revealed by the German brand...


Shelby GT350R Mustang unveiled with carbonfibre wheels, race suspension, less weight
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Shelby GT350R Mustang unveiled with carbonfibre wheels, race suspension, less weight

When a Ford Mustang is marketed as the "most track-capable production Mustang ever built", you know it's a serious piece of machinery - and that's exactly how the Blue Oval brand is touting the new Shelby GT350R Mustang, which has been unveiled at the 2015 Detroit motor show...


Chevrolet Bolt : Internal Korean concept completed by Aussie designers
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Chevrolet Bolt : Internal Korean concept completed by Aussie designers

  The just-revealed Chevrolet Bolt EV concept may be officially spun as a collaboration between the US, Korea and Australia, but an original concept for a small electric vehicle was completed by the South Korean studio yet never saw the light of day, while the Aussies were called in and their version was taken to the motorshow floor...


2016 Ford GT : New carbonfibre supercar revealed with new high-output EcoBoost engine
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2016 Ford GT : New carbonfibre supercar revealed with new high-output EcoBoost engine

The all-new 2016 Ford GT supercar has been revealed, with Ford claiming the stunning, swoopy new two-door coupe pushes the boundaries with a carbonfibre body, a new high-power EcoBoost turbocharged engine and advanced aerodynamics...


2016 Nissan Titan XD : Pick-up for the US debuts Cummins turbo diesel V8
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2016 Nissan Titan XD : Pick-up for the US debuts Cummins turbo diesel V8

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD has been unveiled at the 2015 Detroit auto show, with the Japanese brand's rival to the Ford F-Series debuting a long-awaited Cummins turbo diesel V8 engine. The all-new large pick-up for North America features a US-made 5.0-litre diesel unit with a hefty 750Nm of torque that Nissan claims can enable the Titan XD to tow up to 5440 kilograms and cart a payload of 900kg...


Chevrolet Bolt EV concept : Australian-designed concept claims 200 miles range, US$30K price
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Chevrolet Bolt EV concept : Australian-designed concept claims 200 miles range, US$30K price

Australian design and engineering has been showcased for a second time at the 2015 Detroit motor show, with the new Chevrolet Bolt EV concept crossover debuting just hours after the Buick Avenir show car. The new Chevrolet Bolt EV concept was constructed in GM Australia's design studio in Port Melbourne, with the Australian workshop one of only two in the world with the capability to bring such a project to reality...


Alfa Romeo 4C Spider revealed at 2015 Detroit auto show
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Alfa Romeo 4C Spider revealed at 2015 Detroit auto show

The highly-anticipated Alfa Romeo 4C Spider has been unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Previously revealed as a design concept of the soft-top version of the beautifully styled 4C Coupe at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the all-new new 4C Spider production version is set to arrive in Australia in the fourth quarter of this year, well after the local launch of the 4C Coupe next month...


2016 Chevrolet Volt revealed:: Specifications of new plug-in hybrid small car announced
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2016 Chevrolet Volt revealed: Specifications of new plug-in hybrid small car announced

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt - which could be brought to Australia for a second term as the Holden Volt - has been unveiled in full on the eve of the 2015 Detroit auto show...


Buick Avenir : Holden-designed Caprice-sized sedan debuts
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Buick Avenir : Holden-designed Caprice-sized sedan debuts

Designed and built in Australia by local Holden designers, the Buick Avenir concept has been revealed the night before the official opening of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. Designed to be a proper Buick of the traditional fashion, the large coupe-like four-door sedan has the same 5...