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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016

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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Lamborghini Ad Personam: the easy way to add another $150k to your purchase price
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Lamborghini Ad Personam: the easy way to add another $150k to your purchase price

If you ever through your base Lamborghini wasn't special enough, Lamborghini has extended its Ad Personam personalisation program even further, with an almost endless amount of customisation options. The new Ad Personam design studio located at Lamborghini headquarters in Sant'Agata, Italy, offers buyers the chance to get up close and personal with the materials available for their vehicle...


Lamborghini thrilled with Australian sales, not so thrilled with Aventador SV pricing
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Lamborghini thrilled with Australian sales, not so thrilled with Aventador SV pricing

With a range of vehicles starting from $378,900 (plus on-road costs), Lamborghini is thrilled with its Australian sales results, with numbers up by over 60 per cent. Andrea Baldi, head of Lamborghini Asia Pacific, spoke with CarAdvice last week at a Lamborghini event in Japan, saying that he is amazed with the numbers, especially when it came to the brand's most expensive models, the Lamborghini Aventador SV and SV Roadster...


Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce and others skipping Paris motor show - UPDATE
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Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce and others skipping Paris motor show - UPDATE

Update - Volkswagen subsidiaries Bentley and Lamborghini have also pulled out of the Paris motor show as the German company cuts spending after the 'Dieselgate' saga. See bottom of article for details Big name manufacturers including Ford, Volvo and Rolls-Royce have chosen to skip the Paris motor show next month, choosing to spend their marketing dollars elsewhere...


Lamborghini to continue with V12, four-door sedan under consideration
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Lamborghini to continue with V12, four-door sedan under consideration

When it comes to ever-tightening emissions regulations, car makers like Lamborghini have a tough road ahead of them. Fans will be pleased, though, to know that the raging bull's V12 is going nowhere. More, there's the chance a four-door sedan is on the horizon, too, according to the company's boss...


Lamborghini Urus SUV drops DCT for torque converter: 'Feels like a real Lamborghini'
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Lamborghini Urus SUV drops DCT for torque converter: 'Feels like a real Lamborghini'

Lamborghini is on a mission to double its sales and the brand thinks that its new SUV, the Lamborghini Urus, will be the vehicle needed to achieve this goal. The Urus is set to be the first SUV in Lamborghini's history (if you exclude the 'Rambo Lambo' LM002) and it will be powered by the brand's first turbocharged engine, a twin-turbo petrol V8...


Audi F1 revival likely killed by dieselgate
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Audi F1 revival likely killed by dieselgate

Audi's transition to Formula 1 began in earnest in 2014 when the company hired now Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali, but the plans were ultimately scuttled by dieselgate. Speaking to Australian media today in Japan, Lamborghini chief executive officer Stefano Domenicali admitted that he was originally hired by Audi to move the brand into Formula 1...


Lamborghini to partner with Mitsubishi company on carbon-fibre technology
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Lamborghini to partner with Mitsubishi company on carbon-fibre technology

Lamborghini has today announced a partnership with Mitsubishi Rayon, a Japanese textiles company wholly owned by Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings. The partnership aims to further develop carbon-fibre technology, which the brand uses extensively across its range of vehicles and has used for at least 30 years...


Forza Horizon 3 for real on the Great Ocean Road
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Forza Horizon 3 for real on the Great Ocean Road

Read the full article here. CarAdvice joined the team from Xbox and Playground Games - the people behind one of this year's most anticipated video games, Forza Horizon 3 - to test out the game's graphics by driving Victoria's Great Ocean Road in a selection of super cars and muscle cars including two Aussie favourites.


Exotic sports-car sales growth triples market average
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Exotic sports-car sales growth triples market average

Sales of the market’s most expensive and exotic sports cars are growing at more than triple the overall market average in 2016. According to monthly VFACTS figures released by the Federal Chamber of Automotive industries this week, the 'sports car over $200,000' class grew 19.9 per cent in August, and is up 10.6 per cent year-to-date (YTD) to 1163 units...


Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles

Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles

Forza Horizon 3 is one of the most anticipated video games to be released this year, and – thanks to Xbox – CarAdvice got a sneak preview of the game and some one-on-one time with one of the key people behind it, all while taking in the gorgeous views and divine roads of Victoria's surf coast in a selection of performance-car perfection...


Lamborghini to double output by 2019, cap supercar production
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Lamborghini to double output by 2019, cap supercar production

Thanks to a new SUV, Lamborghini expects to see its production increase dramatically in the coming years. Stefano Domenicali, CEO of Lamborghini, told Reuters that the sports car maker expects to at least double output to 7000 cars per year by 2019. Most of this growth will be fuelled by the brand's new SUV, which is expected to go on sale in 2018 and may take the Urus name from a crossover concept that debuted in 2012...


2017 Lamborghini Centenario roadster unveiled, already sold out
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2017 Lamborghini Centenario roadster unveiled, already sold out

The Lamborghini Centenario roadster has made its public debut at Monterey Car Week, but is already sold out. Like the coupe, there's a 6.5-litre V12 situated behind the passenger cell. Developing 566kW of power and with the rev limiter set to 8600rpm, the engine is connected to all four wheels via a seven-speed semi-automatic independent shifting rod transmission...


2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP 580-2 Review
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2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP 580-2 Review

The LP580-2 is the most affordable new Lamborghini currently on the market in Australia, and the best thing about it is that no one will know or care.


Win the supercar track experience of a lifetime
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Win the supercar track experience of a lifetime

Our friends at Unique Car Rentals and Driver Dynamics have joined forces to offer the supercar experience we all dream of – punting some of the world's most exotic metal around a racetrack, without fear of losing one's licence...


Cheapest to most expensive: The car brands with the biggest price ranges

Cheapest to most expensive: The car brands with the biggest price ranges

The confirmation of the pricing for the all-new Honda NSX – at a huge $420,000 plus on-road costs – made a few people in the CarAdvice office gasp. But it also got the team to thinking – that’s a big gap between the cheapest Honda model to the dearest..


2017 Lamborghini Aventador facelift spied
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2017 Lamborghini Aventador facelift spied

The facelifted Lamborghini Aventador has been spied doing a spot of hot weather testing in southern Europe. Visually, the revised Aventador features reshaped lower air intakes in the front bumper. There's also a redone set of side sills. Around the back, the chromed frame around the exhaust tips has been reshaped to be taller and narrower...


2017 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera spied with production parts
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2017 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera spied with production parts

The Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera has been spied for the first time wearing production elements. Earlier Superleggera prototypes featured an almost unchanged LP610-4 body, with the only noticeable changes being the temporary plates and a huge rectangular box out the back hiding the car's new exhaust setup...


2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Review
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2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Review

Read the full review here. The Lamborghini Huracan Spyder takes all the things we love about the coupe, with the addition of style and sophistication that only a convertible can bring. But is it a mixed bag of compromise, or does the latest from Lamborghini keep its DNA alive?


2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Review
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2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Review

An extra $43,000 for a softtop roof and less performance, the Huracan Spyder doesn't seem to make sense, but why do we love it so?