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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 2017

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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

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Jaguar's new in-car Shell fuel payment system is coming to Australia
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Jaguar's new in-car Shell fuel payment system is coming to Australia

Jaguar has partnered with fuel company Shell to launch the world's-first in-car cashless payment system, allowing owners to pay for fuel via the vehicle's infotainment system. Part of the recently-announced 2018 model-year updates for the F-Pace SUV along with the XE and XF sedans, the new Shell app allows Jaguar owners to use PayPal or Apple Pay through their car's touchscreen to pay for fuel at Shell service stations...


2016 Jaguar XE recalled for fuel cooler fix
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2016 Jaguar XE recalled for fuel cooler fix

Jaguar has issued a recall for 76 of its 2016 model-year XE 2.0-litre turbo-diesel sedans, over concerns the fuel cooler could leak. The British luxury marque reports the underfloor diesel fuel cooler in affected vehicles may leak, which could cause a fuel odour to enter the cabin...


2018 Jaguar XE, XF, F-Pace updates announced
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2018 Jaguar XE, XF, F-Pace updates announced

Jaguar has announced 2018 model-year updates for its XE and XF sedans, along with the F-Pace SUV this week, bringing new engines and a raft of new features to each model range. Headlining the changes is the introduction of the company's new 'Ingenium' petrol and diesel engines, with a new 147kW 2...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Jaguar XF recalled for fuel pipe fix
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Jaguar XF recalled for fuel pipe fix

Jaguar Land Rover Australia has issued a recall notice for examples of its previous-generation XF sedan, affecting vehicles in the model years 2013 to 2015. The recall, which centres on models powered by the 2.0-litre GTDi petrol engine, has been made to address a potential fuel leak...


2017 World Car of the Year finalists announced
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2017 World Car of the Year finalists announced

The 2017 World Car of the Year (WCOTY) finalists have been announced, and once again the list is dominated by models from European brands. There are six Car of the Year awards up for grabs this year, including the main prize, as well as gongs for the following categories: luxury, performance, car design, green, and urban...


Daring heist at Jaguar Land Rover plant, $5 million worth of engines knicked
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Daring heist at Jaguar Land Rover plant, $5 million worth of engines knicked

Thieves this week reportedly made off with a staggering £3 million ($A4.9 million) worth of engines from Jaguar Land Rover’s plant in Solihull. The daring heist was first reported in the Birmingham Mail, which claims that thieves used a stolen truck to knick the first load of parts in just six minutes, before returning for a second successful crack later the same night...


2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR review

The best Jaguar on sale today is also insanely fun, but its $300,000+ asking price places it firmly in supercar territory. So, does it live up to the expectation?

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Why I bought a Tesla
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Why I bought a Tesla

Doing what I do for a living has a few perks. Apart from being the coolest job in the world in general, I get to drive around, or be driven around, in a lot of exciting cars. I also get exposed to future technologies, giving me an insight into what the car industry is doing for decades to come...


2018 Jaguar E-Pace spied
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2018 Jaguar E-Pace spied

The Jaguar E-Pace has been spied with production-ready body work during winter testing in northern Europe. Judging by the car's proportions, primarily the proximity of the front wheel arch to the front doors, the new E-Pace looks to be based on a front- and all-wheel drive platform...


2017 Jaguar F-Type facelift unveiled with new 400 Sport, R-Dynamic models
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2017 Jaguar F-Type facelift unveiled with new 400 Sport, R-Dynamic models

The covers were whipped off the Jaguar F-Type facelift on the second press day of the 2017 Detroit motor show. Jaguar has decided to keep the F-Type's visual revisions to a minimum, with the big changes being new adaptive full-LED headlights, a cleaner look for the tweaked bumpers, and revisions to the tail-light graphics...


2017 Jaguar F-Pace 35t S review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Jaguar F-Pace 35t S review

Meet the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace 35t S – the fastest SUV from the brand...

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$103,136

Car colour trends for 2016/17: Brown blooming, red hot, navy the new black

Car colour trends for 2016/17: Brown blooming, red hot, navy the new black

2016 has wrapped up and it's time to look back on the kaleidoscope of cars that have rolled through the CarAdvice garage. MY17 models have been flooding in already, offering up fun new colours and finishes. Let's take a look. We've seen myriad hues, from bright and bold, through to more shades of brown and grey than we ever thought possible...


Most searched car brands of 2016
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Most searched car brands of 2016

Google has revealed its most searched automotive brands of 2016 - and the most popular car make may surprise you. Honda topped the 2016 most searched brands list, followed by German luxury brand Mercedes-Benz and electric car powerhouse Tesla. Teenage daydreamers looked up Lamborghini, while Swedish premium maker Volvo's new design language has clearly had an effect on potential customers, with it ranking fifth...


2017 Jaguar F-Pace ownership review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Jaguar F-Pace ownership review

Buying your first Jaguar is always an interesting experience. So does the reality match the dream?


Jaguar I-Pace leaps ahead of German brands
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Jaguar I-Pace leaps ahead of German brands

No one expected Jaguar to unveil an electric performance SUV with a bold, cab-forward design that combines a supercar silhouette with sports car performance and five-seat versatility at the LA Auto Show this week, least of all the German brands. And the reason the Jaguar I-Pace looks so good is the fact the design itself was heavily influenced by Jaguar’s plug-in hybrid concept car, the C-X75, which debuted at the 2010 Paris Motor Show...


Jaguar I-Pace uses Formula E tech for improved performance
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Jaguar I-Pace uses Formula E tech for improved performance

It’s all starting to make sense now, why British luxury carmaker, Jaguar, would dive head-first into the all-electric Formula E racing series. This week, the company unveiled the Jaguar I-Pace Concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show - its first ever electric vehicle, only in this case, it’s a performance SUV with styling derived from its C-X75 hybrid-electric supercar concept, which we saw at Paris in 2010...


Jaguar to launch plug-in hybrids before electric I-Pace launches in 2018
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Jaguar to launch plug-in hybrids before electric I-Pace launches in 2018

This week’s unveiling of Jaguar’s high-performance electric SUV concept, the I-Pace, proves that the move towards electrification is starting to heat up. In fact, by 2020, half of all Jaguar Land Rover models sold will have the option of electrification - be that, full electric, plug-in hybrid or mild hybrid - revealed Global Product and Strategy executive, Finbar McFall at the LA Auto Show this week...


Zero to boredom in less than three seconds: Where have all the scary cars gone?
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Zero to boredom in less than three seconds: Where have all the scary cars gone?

Often when people fondly reminisce about 'the good old days', the truth is, they were never really that great. But in this instance, they bloody well were. Fast cars. I mean, really fast cars. Properly fast cars. They used to be called supercars. And guess what? They were properly scary. I’m not quite old enough to be losing my mind just yet, but I’m certainly old enough to remember them...