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Jaguar F-Pace to share chassis tech with F-Type

The all-new Jaguar F-Pace headed for next month’s Frankfurt motor show will incorporate chassis technology developed for the F-Type sports car as the British brand targets “unmatched driver engagement and reward” from its first-ever SUV...

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Audi e-tron quattro pure EV concept set for Frankfurt show
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Audi e-tron quattro pure EV concept set for Frankfurt show

This is the Audi e-tron quattro concept set to premiere in the metal at the Frankfurt motor show next next month. It “provides an outlook” on Audi’s first series production pure-electric car — a large SUV with a driving range above 500km. Expected to be called Q6 e-tron, the new SUV will lay down the gauntlet to the imminent Tesla Model X when Audi puts it into production in 2018...


Infiniti Q30 teased ahead of 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed digital debut
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Infiniti Q30 teased ahead of 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed digital debut

The first ever Infiniti Q30 small luxury hatchback has been teased ahead of its 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed debut. However, it won't be fully revealed at the British spectacular - instead, Infiniti will have an installation known as the Q30 Inspiration box, that will highlight specific details on the car without giving the whole picture away...


2016 Renault Megane to premiere at Frankfurt motor show in September
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2016 Renault Megane to premiere at Frankfurt motor show in September

The 2016 Renault Megane hatch will make its world premiere at the Frankfurt motor show in September, the company has confirmed. The new-from-the-ground-up small hatch will, in the words of Renault design chief Laurens van den Acker, be “very sexy” and “very sensual”, and as such should make a tres chic counterpoint to the Volkswagen Golf...


Audi pick-up to rival Mercedes-Benz ute would be "difficult", says designer
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Audi pick-up to rival Mercedes-Benz ute would be "difficult", says designer

Audi won’t follow the lead of Mercedes-Benz by creating a premium pick-up, according to the brand’s design boss. Speaking with CarAdvice beside his latest creation, the Audi Prologue Allroad concept, on the stage at the Shanghai motor show, Audi head of design Marc Lichte said it would be “difficult” to apply his new design language to a one-tonne ute...


Ford Australia designers and engineers contributed "significantly" to 2016 Taurus
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Ford Australia designers and engineers contributed "significantly" to 2016 Taurus

Australian designers and engineers contributed “significantly in all areas” to the global development effort to create the 2016 Ford Taurus. Unveiled at this week’s Shanghai motor show, the Taurus is a large sedan designed to meet the specific requirements and preferences of buyers in the world’s biggest automotive market, China...


Haval 'confident' of becoming Australia's number one SUV brand
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Haval 'confident' of becoming Australia's number one SUV brand

The boss of China's top-selling SUV manufacturer, Haval, believes the brand can also overtake the likes of Toyota, Nissan and Jeep to become the biggest SUV seller in Australia. Speaking with Australian journalists at the 2015 Shanghai motor show, general manager of Haval’s parent company, Great Wall Motors, Wang Fengying, said claiming the title of Australia’s most popular SUV brand was the ambition of the brand, which will enter our market in June with its first two models...


Honda Concept D revealed in Shanghai
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Honda Concept D revealed in Shanghai

At the 2015 Shanghai auto show, the Tokyo-based company revealed the Honda Concept D, which apparently previews a future model that's currently under development. The model that Honda is currently cooking up will apparently be a top-of-the-range SUV that will be exclusive to the Chinese market. Honda claims that the, as yet-unnamed-SUV, will offer "high-quality driving and a spacious cabin"...


MG GS SUV revealed at Shanghai motor show
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MG GS SUV revealed at Shanghai motor show

The first-ever MG crossover model has been revealed, with the Chinese-cum-Brit brand unveiling the MG GS SUV at the 2015 Shanghai motor show. The production GS crossover model doesn't stray too far from the CS concept that came before it two years ago, with the typical baby SUV proportions and the modern Morris Garages look that we've seen on the MG 3 and the MG 6...


Geely Emgrand Concept unveiled in Shanghai
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Geely Emgrand Concept unveiled in Shanghai

The Geely Emgrand Concept has been unveiled at the 2015 Shanghai auto show. Taking pride of place alongside the new concept car is the showroom-ready GC9 sedan, which was unveiled late last year. Both cars were styled by a team of designers lead by Geely's design director, Peter Horbury...


Haval to launch "premium" Chinese SUVs in Australia in June
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Haval to launch "premium" Chinese SUVs in Australia in June

Chinese SUV specialist Haval will officially open for business in Australia in June. The top-selling SUV manufacturer in China is a division of Great Wall Motors though will operate in Australia as a subsidiary of its Chinese parent company separate from Great Wall, which is currently distributed here by independent importer Ateco Automotive...


Chevrolet-FNR concept revealed, sports eye-recognition
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Chevrolet-FNR concept revealed, sports eye-recognition

The Chevrolet-FNR revealed at the Shanghai motor show this week is a prototypical wild concept car with styling that thumbs its nose at convention, pauses, and thumbs it again for good measure.  An autonomous electric car with more than a hint of science fiction about it, the FNR is designed to show what GM sees as mobility in the future...


McLaren 540C 'entry' model premieres
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McLaren 540C 'entry' model premieres

The new ‘entry’ McLaren 540C coupe has made its world debut at the Shanghai motor show, expanding the British marque’s Sports Series family to two models. The 540C arrives hot on the heels of the 570S, which premiered at the start of April in New York. The baby McLaren is a slightly detuned version of that model, and as such will also be McLaren’s most affordable car to date...


2016 Lexus ES unveiled at Shanghai auto show
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2016 Lexus ES unveiled at Shanghai auto show

The new-look 2016 Lexus ES luxury sedan has been unveiled at the Shanghai auto show, bringing the brand's aggressive styling language to what is arguably the Japanese brand's most conservative model. The revamped Lexus ES is said to feature "an elegant and progressive styling package" that is "daring", as well as "enhanced luxury interior construction" in a cabin that "exudes luxury"...


2016 Lexus RX200t revealed at Shanghai auto show
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2016 Lexus RX200t revealed at Shanghai auto show

The second-ever turbocharged Lexus model - the all-new Lexus RX200t - has been uncovered at the 2015 Shanghai auto show. The Lexus RX - which was revealed in production guise at the recent New York auto show - was given its turbocharged debut at the Chinese mega show alongside the updated Lexus ES luxury sedan. It's powered by the same 2...


Volkswagen C Coupe Concept luxury limo revealed
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Volkswagen C Coupe Concept luxury limo revealed

The Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept makes its debut this week at the Shanghai motor show, giving us a good look at what to expect from the company’s forthcoming Chinese-market luxury limousine. At more than five-metres long — close to a Mercedes-Benz S-Class — the concept is clearly previewing Volkswagen’s new-range topping passenger family...


Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe concept premieres in Shanghai
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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe concept premieres in Shanghai

The Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupe revealed over the weekend ahead of its premiere at the Shanghai motor show this week is a sure sign of the company’s intention to release a BMW X4 rival in the near future. This, the latest step in Mercedes-Benz’s expanded push into the booming SUV space worldwide, is billed as a “near-production-standard study” that downsized the formula the company uses on the 170mm longer GLE Coupe, which it revealed in January this year...


2016 Ford Taurus revealed
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2016 Ford Taurus revealed

The all-new, Australian-designed Ford Taurus has been unveiled at an exclusive event just hours out from its official public unveiling at the 2015 Shanghai motor show. Ford says the new Taurus large sedan - penned by the company's Asia Pacific design director, Australian Todd Willing - has been “designed especially to meet the needs of the Chinese market”, despite the historic American nameplate never actually appearing in its Chinese showrooms before...


Audi Q7 2.0 e-tron TFSI quattro plug-in petrol-electric hybrid unveiled
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Audi Q7 2.0 e-tron TFSI quattro plug-in petrol-electric hybrid unveiled

In a few days, the Audi Q7 2.0 e-tron TFSI quattro will officially step into the limelight at the 2015 Shanghai motor show. The new variant's name is less than elegant, but it's there to distinguish this model from the other e-tron in the second-generation Q7 range. That model, known simply as the Q7 e-tron, features a diesel-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrain...


Volkswagen Scirocco GTS detailed ahead of Shanghai show
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Volkswagen Scirocco GTS detailed ahead of Shanghai show

The Volkswagen Scirocco GTS will make its official debut at the 2015 Shanghai motor show, which kicks off next week. Like the original Scirocco GTS, which was introduced way back in 1982, the new iteration features a drivetrain shared with the contemporary Golf GTI. That means that under the striped bonnet lives a 162kW version of Volkswagen's 2...