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Kia slams Stinger for SEMA

The 2018 Kia Stinger has only just landed, but the Korean manufacturer has already handed it over to West Coast Customs for a wide-body makeover. There’s only one image of the car at the moment, but the tweaked Stinger GT certainly shows some serious promise, with aggressively-flared arches and an angry-looking diffuser...

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Taking a ride in the 2017 Holden Commodore Director: And it's a daily driver!
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Taking a ride in the 2017 Holden Commodore Director: And it's a daily driver!

To mark the end of local production, Holden this year released three limited-edition Commodore models, which saw enthusiasts and investors scramble to purchase a slice of motoring history. One of those buyers was Chris Thompson from Ballarat, Victoria, who bought a Director. We were given the opportunity to take a ride in the passenger seat as Chris spoke about the car...


2018 Audi A7 Sportback revealed
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2018 Audi A7 Sportback revealed

The second-generation 2018 Audi A7 has been revealed on the roof of the company's new design studios in Ingolstadt, Germany. Two engine variants were on display at the car's launch today, a 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel (50 TDI) and a 3.0-litre turbo V6 petrol (55 TFSI). Only the petrol V6 has been detailed so far, with the 3...


2018 Audi A7 teased ahead of October 19 reveal
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2018 Audi A7 teased ahead of October 19 reveal

The next-generation 2018 Audi A7 has been teased on social media this week ahead of its 'world premiere' on October 19. Partially shown in a single shadowy image, the new A7 appears to maintain its coupe-like silhouette, though not much else is given away...


2017 Holden Calais V V6 sedan review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Holden Calais V V6 sedan review

It'll soon be gone, but the Australian-built 2017 Holden Calais V V6 won't be forgotten.

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$48,750

2018 Kia Stinger pricing and specs - UPDATE
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2018 Kia Stinger pricing and specs - UPDATE

Update: Kia has confirmed servicing intervals and pricing for the 2018 Stinger range. See bottom of article for details. The 2018 Kia Stinger has finally arrived in Australian showrooms, and while twin-turbo V6 pricing is already known to be starting at $48,990, today's news confirms the cheapest model in the range will be a $45,990 four-cylinder option...


Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for alternator fix
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Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for alternator fix

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for 9558 vehicles across its previous-model Chrysler 300 and Jeep Grand Cherokee lines over concerns a faulty alternator could cause the engine to stall, or pose a fire risk. The manufacturer reports that affected units may experience diode thermal fatigue due to cyclical loads induced by the power steering...


BMW set for 2018 Le Mans return with spunky-looking BMW M8 GTE
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BMW set for 2018 Le Mans return with spunky-looking BMW M8 GTE

The 2018 BMW M8 GTE race car has been unveiled at this week's Frankfurt motor show, teamed with confirmation the German marque will make its Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race return after a seven-year hiatus...


Evolution of the BMW M5
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Evolution of the BMW M5

Although the all-new BMW M5 has just officially broken cover, the model isn't one new to the limelight, the Bavarian super sedan able to trace its history all the way back to 1984. So, with the latest – and some might say greatest – version due to launch globally in early 2018, we thought it a perfect time to look back and see just how one of the world's favourite executive muscle cars has evolved over the last 33 years...


BMW 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition bound for Australia
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BMW 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition bound for Australia

The BMW 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition, commemorating 40 years of the company's flagship limousine, is on its way to Australia. Limited to 200 units globally - with just four bound for Australia - the 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition gets a range of BMW Individual appointments inside and out, along with '7 40 Jahre'-branded badging and signets everywhere...


2018 Mercedes-AMG GT4 drops camouflage
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT4 drops camouflage

The upcoming Mercedes-AMG four-door coupe, still unnamed but commonly referred to as the GT4, has been spied again this week with a lot less camouflage - giving us a clearer look at the the company's new model. Compared to the most recent sighting in May, the production version of the AMG GT Concept sedan now sports the company's new 'Panamericana' front grille, and forgoes the previous prototype's fake rear spoiler, revealing more of its fastback-shaped rump...


2018 BMW M5 teased ahead of August 21 debut
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2018 BMW M5 teased ahead of August 21 debut

The upcoming 2018 BMW M5 super sedan has been teased again, this time undisguised in a short clip posted on the company's Facebook page this week. Scheduled to be unveiled on August 21 - according to Carscoops - the new 5 Series flagship is briefly visible during the 10-second video, which also hints at a special 'First Edition' model that will likely be available at launch...


2017 HSV GTSR review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 HSV GTSR review

The ‘Big Dog’ LS9-powered HSV GTSR W1 may well have grabbed the headlines when HSV announced its final Zeta platform-based line-up back in February. But six months on, it’s the ‘humble’ LSA-powered 2017 HSV GTSR that Dave reckons is the real pick of the bunch…...

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$109,490

2018 Opel Insignia GSi Sports Tourer spied at the Nurburgring
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2018 Opel Insignia GSi Sports Tourer spied at the Nurburgring

The 2018 Opel Insignia GSi Sports Tourer has been spied completely undisguised this week around the famed Nurburgring race track. With the liftback version having already been revealed in Holden, Opel and Buick guises, this is the first look at what the sports treatment will look like on the more practical wagon body - and it looks boss...


2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake: Local pricing announced for November launch
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2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake: Local pricing announced for November launch

Australian pricing and initial details for the 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake range have been revealed ahead of its local launch on November 1, with the new luxury wagon priced from $90,400 before on-road costs. Four versions of the XF Sportbrake will be offered, which includes three different engine choices - one petrol and two diesels...


2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom revealed, here in Q4 - UPDATE
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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom revealed, here in Q4 - UPDATE

UPDATE (28 September): Rolls-Royce's local arm has confirmed a starting price of $950,000 for the Phantom in Australia. See bottom of article for details. The all-new 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom has been revealed this week in the UK, pitched by the company as the "most technologically-advanced Rolls-Royce ever"...


2011-15 Holden Commodore LPG models recalled for fire risk
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2011-15 Holden Commodore LPG models recalled for fire risk

Holden has issued a recall for about 5000 examples of its LPG-powered 'VE' and 'VF' Commodore and Caprice ranges produced between 2011 and 2015 over concerns the LPG vaporiser could cause an electrical fault. The company reports that affected units may have had their LPG vaporiser serviced or replaced, leading to a loose electrical ground connection...


Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge gets UK police livery
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Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge gets UK police livery

Rolls-Royce has decked out a Ghost Black Badge in UK police livery for the Chichester Police Station Open Day, in support of Sussex Police. Like the Holden/Vauxhall Astra and Ford Focus police cars typically used in the UK, the Rolls-Royce features authentic police lights, a police radio, and Sussex police decals which cover the 'Andalusian White' paint...


2017 BMW 520i here in September from $92,200
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2017 BMW 520i here in September from $92,200

The local 2017 BMW 5 Series range has been expanded this week with the introduction of a new entry-level 520i variant, hitting showrooms in September. Starting at $92,900 plus on-road costs, the 520i comes equipped with the Luxury Line styling pack with chrome exterior highlights, 18-inch light alloy wheels, LED headlights and fog-lights, keyless entry and start, 'Dakota' leather upholstery, electric front seat adjustment, Navigation Professional with 10...


$30k Family car comparison
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$30k Family car comparison

While the car industry seems intent on reinventing and cross-pollinating shapes, sizes and themes to create a different family vehicle, equally families who buy and use such vehicles can be incredibly diverse in terms of needs and wants...