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Rip Curl-themed Citroen C4 Cactus comes to Australia

When it was first announced, the Rip Curl Citroen C4 was, oddly, earmarked exclusively for a European launch. But, fittingly, the compact surf-themed SUV is now on its way to the label's homeland...

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2017 Audi Q2 here in February: $41,100 starting price for new baby SUV - UPDATE
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2017 Audi Q2 here in February: $41,100 starting price for new baby SUV - UPDATE

Update - The original version of this article didn't include claimed European fuel consumption figures for the 1.4 TFSI model, and didn't mention the inclusion of Cylinder-on-Demand (COD) technology for the entry-level variant. See article for details The 2017 Audi Q2 will become the company’s “most attainable” SUV model when it arrives in Australia in February next year, starting at $41,100 plus on-road costs...


2017 Kia Rio detailed ahead of Paris premiere
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2017 Kia Rio detailed ahead of Paris premiere

Key details of the new 2017 Kia Rio have been revealed for the European market, giving an indication of what we can expect when the new hatch arrives Down Under early next year. The all-new Rio was first revealed a fortnight ago, adopting a more premium, less cutesy look than its predecessor...


2017 Land Rover Discovery gets wrapped in children’s drawings
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2017 Land Rover Discovery gets wrapped in children’s drawings

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery has been teased again this week, ahead of its official reveal later this month, wrapped in a disguise covered in children’s drawings. Dubbed ‘Kids Camouflage’, the special disguise features drawings by children aged between five and nine, depicting their favourite days out...


2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster revealed: New powered-up ragtop to sit below GT R
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster revealed: New powered-up ragtop to sit below GT R

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster has been revealed, giving the previously coupe-only supersports car some open-top style. Teased earlier this week in an online video, the new roadster is available in two grades: GT and GT C, joining the GT, GT S and GT R coupes in the company's flagship performance line-up...


2017 Toyota C-HR detailed for Australia ahead of first-quarter launch
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2017 Toyota C-HR detailed for Australia ahead of first-quarter launch

More local details of the upcoming 2017 Toyota C-HR have been revealed this week, with two “premium variants” to hit Australian showrooms in the first quarter of next year. The use of ‘premium’ indicates that Toyota plans to pitch the C-HR higher than the more affordable variants offered by the Mazda CX-3 (starting at $19,990), possibly pushing towards a starting price in the $25,000 ballpark - though final pricing is yet to be announced...


2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio locked in for November debut at LA motor show
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2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio locked in for November debut at LA motor show

The 2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio will be revealed at the Los Angeles motor show in November, according to a teaser image released by the company. On the “save the date” notice, a dark silhouette of the brand’s first SUV is visible, showing a sloping roofline and a long bonnet - something that we have seen on the prototypes spied testing over the past year...


2017 Hyundai i30 revealed, Australian debut set for second-quarter next year
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2017 Hyundai i30 revealed, Australian debut set for second-quarter next year

The all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 has been unveiled, with initial Australian details released ahead of its local launch in the second quarter of next year. "Designed, developed, tested and manufactured in Europe" is the opening bullet point in Hyundai's announcement for this new i30, and the car maker is taking an almost Volkswagen-like pitch in labelling the i30 "a car for everyone”...


2017 Peugeot 5008 unveiled: first large seven-seat SUV headed for Paris
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2017 Peugeot 5008 unveiled: first large seven-seat SUV headed for Paris

The 2017 Peugeot 5008 has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. A significant departure from its MPV-styled predecessor, the all-new 5008 enters as the marque’s first large, seven-seat SUV...


2017 BMW 5 Series Touring sheds layers in new spy photos
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2017 BMW 5 Series Touring sheds layers in new spy photos

The new 2017 BMW 5 Series Touring wagon has been spied again, this time with less camouflage. For the first time we can see some sheetmetal on the bonnet and lower doors, along with the rear bumper. The more practical 5 Series maintains an athletic profile despite its load-lugging potential, with its sloping roofline and fast-back tailgate...


2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe revealed ahead of Paris debut
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe revealed ahead of Paris debut

The new 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe has been revealed overnight, ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show in October. Like the C43, E43, SLC43 and GLC43 wagon before it, the GLC43 Coupe is powered by a twin-turbo 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine, producing 270kW of power and 520Nm of torque. Peak power comes in between 5500-6000rpm while maximum torque is available from 2500-4500rpm...


Holden Acadia SUV revealed alongside new Astra, Trailblazer and facelifted Trax, Barina
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Holden Acadia SUV revealed alongside new Astra, Trailblazer and facelifted Trax, Barina

Holden has revealed five new and facelifted models overnight, including the 2018 Acadia SUV, which will finally give the company a rival to the likes of the Toyota Kluger and Mazda CX-9. The seven-seat Acadia was joined by the anticipated new Astra and the new Trailblazer off-roader (which replaces the Colorado 7), along with the facelifted Barina and Trax...


2017 Skoda Kodiaq interior revealed – video
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2017 Skoda Kodiaq interior revealed – video

Skoda has revealed the interior of its upcoming Kodiaq SUV in a series of images and video, shortly before the new model’s world premiere on September 1. The Kodiaq features a new interior design, which the company says has “two symmetrical zones” for the driver and front passenger...


2017 Audi Q2 makes Australian debut at Hamilton Island Race Week
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2017 Audi Q2 makes Australian debut at Hamilton Island Race Week

The first 2017 Audi Q2 in Australia has begun a tour down the east coast ahead of its official launch in February next year. Making its debut at the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week in Queensland, the Q2 has been soaking up some Aussie sun and giving locals a first look at the new SUV before it hits showrooms...


2017 Peugeot 3008 confirmed for Australia, due Q1 next year
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2017 Peugeot 3008 confirmed for Australia, due Q1 next year

The all-new 2017 Peugeot 3008 SUV will hit Australian showrooms early next year, the French brand has confirmed. Peugeot has also confirmed the new 3008 will be offered with its latest Euro 6 powertrains, with a 1.6-litre turbo petrol and a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel available on “selected models”, though outputs are yet to be revealed...


2017 Range Rover Sport pricing and specifications: New engine, new tech added
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2017 Range Rover Sport pricing and specifications: New engine, new tech added

The updated 2017 Range Rover Sport range has been announced for Australia, headlined by a new 'Ingenium' engine, updated infotainment systems and more colour choices for the luxury SUV. Getting into a Range Rover Sport is now more affordable than before, with the new SD4 S variant kicking off at $90,900 before on-road costs - $900 less than the outgoing TDV6 S which has been dropped from the line-up...


2017 Skoda Kodiaq leaked ahead of September debut
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2017 Skoda Kodiaq leaked ahead of September debut

The 2017 Skoda Kodiaq has been partially leaked online, giving us a first proper look of the company’s new seven-seat SUV ahead of its public debut on September 1. Images released by Czech website autoforum.cz reaffirm the new model’s close ties with the Vision S concept that previewed it, with the only major design changes being details like the door handles and shape of the mirrors...


2016 Infiniti Q30 snapped in Melbourne
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2016 Infiniti Q30 snapped in Melbourne

The 2017 Infiniti Q30 hatchback has been spied in local specification ahead of the model’s Australian launch next month. Spied by a switched-on CarAdvice reader, two of the the Infiniti Q30s (black and red) appear to be lower-spec models, with limited badging and more conservative front and rear bumpers, likely to be circa-$30,000 entry-level variants...


2017 Mazda 6 update launches in the US, due in Australia by year's end
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2017 Mazda 6 update launches in the US, due in Australia by year's end

A mildly-updated 2017 Mazda 6 has been revealed in the US, bringing the company’s new G-Vectoring Control system and interior enhancements to the medium sedan and wagon. Revealed in the States alongside the newly-refreshed Mazda 3 that has already launched Down Under, the new Mazda 6 looks identical to its predecessor – which was just updated early last year – with all the changes happening in the cabin and under the skin...


2017 Range Rover updated for Australia: New safety tech, infotainment, SVO sports variant
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2017 Range Rover updated for Australia: New safety tech, infotainment, SVO sports variant

The updated 2017 Range Rover has been announced, with new safety technology, an updated infotainment system, and a sporty new SVAutobiography model added to range. When the updated line-up goes on sale early next year, the 2017 Range Rover will kick off at $183,300 plus on-road costs...