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Quant e-Sportlimousine : Zero emissions concept approved for public roads

The zero emissions Quant e-Sportlimousine has been approved for use on public roads, four months after its world premiere at the 2014 Geneva motor show...

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Aston Martin DP-100: A virtual supercar concept for Gran Turismo
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Aston Martin DP-100: A virtual supercar concept for Gran Turismo

The Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo is the latest in a string of concept cars to be created specifically for the popular PlayStation title Gran Turismo. Although there's a full-size model on display at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, it's far from drivable...


2014 Australian International Concours d’Elegance to lure more premium brands
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2014 Australian International Concours d’Elegance to lure more premium brands

The director of the 2014 Australian International Concours d’Elegance classic car show has been emboldened by its record-breaking foot traffic in 2013, and says more premium brands are preparing to sign on to display their newest models alongside their historic predecessors...


Australian Motoring Festival detailed: Dubbed 'The motor show that moves', modelled on Goodwood Festival of Speed
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Australian Motoring Festival detailed: Dubbed 'The motor show that moves', modelled on Goodwood Festival of Speed

The co-organisers of the newly formed Australian Motoring Festival that premieres on March 26 2015 are promising to shake  up the conservative format of the defunct Australian International Motorshow (AIMS) with “very different” levels of interactivity, variety and affordability...


Renault Sport Trophy : Teased concept previews 368kW-plus Nismo-powered racer
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Renault Sport Trophy : Teased concept previews 368kW-plus Nismo-powered racer

The first image and details of the Renault Sport Trophy concept have been teased ahead of the future Nismo-powered race car's unveiling at the Moscow motor show in August and 2015 competitive race start...


2015 Porsche Cayenne : Best look yet at luxury SUV facelift
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2015 Porsche Cayenne : Best look yet at luxury SUV facelift

The updated 2015 Porsche Cayenne has been spied again ahead of its anticipated debut later this year and local arrival in 2015. Snapped by CarAdvice’s spy photographers wearing gloss black alloy wheels and only mild camouflage in the form of headlight and tail-light stickers, the facelifted Porsche Cayenne looks set to continue the German car maker’s tradition of making subtle design tweaks to its model updates...


Australian Motoring Festival confirmed for Melbourne in 2015
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Australian Motoring Festival confirmed for Melbourne in 2015

The VACC and RACV have joined forces to launch the Australian Motoring Festival – a four-day celebration of all things automotive set for Melbourne in 2015. The successor to the Melbourne leg of the Australian international motor show that was last held in 2011, the Australian Motoring Festival will run from March 26-29 at the Melbourne Showgrounds...


Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class facelift spied: new technology, nine-speed auto expected
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Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class facelift spied: new technology, nine-speed auto expected

A new look, more technology and a nine-speed automatic transmission are on the cards for the facelifted Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, which is expected to debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in late June before going on sale here in the first quarter of 2015...


Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary Convertible one-off to be raffled for charity
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Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary Convertible one-off to be raffled for charity

The Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary model that debuted at the 2014 New York auto show was said to be only available as a coupe - until now. Only 1964 examples of the 50th Anniversary Mustang were expected to be built, but Ford has announced it will build a convertible version of the celebratory half-century model: however, there will only be one of them, and it will be sold off for charity...


Mazda MX-5 : next-generation model could be cheaper
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Mazda MX-5 : next-generation model could be cheaper

The next-generation Mazda MX-5 could see a significant price cut. The Mazda MX-5 was once a far more affordable car, but over recent years its price has crept higher and higher: the current model sets buyers back almost $50,000 on the road. However, the Japanese brand's local arm has indicated that the fourth-generation model, which will be revealed later this year and go on sale in 2015, will be more wallet-friendly...


Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid all but ruled out for Australia
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Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid all but ruled out for Australia

The chance of the innovative Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid ever being sold Australia are fading fast, despite the Scandinavian brand showcasing a sporty new R-Design version of the diesel-electric wagon destined for Europe...


2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate spied
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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate spied

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate has been spied wearing very light camouflage. The new wagon version of the impressive C-Class sedan is expected to make its international debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in October, though these images suggest series production of the new model may have already commenced...


Suzuki iV-4 SUV : Production version due here in 2015
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Suzuki iV-4 SUV : Production version due here in 2015

The Suzuki iV-4 is set to become a production reality, with Suzuki Australia confirming the road-going version of the funky, tiny SUV will be sold here in 2015. The iV-4 was first shown in concept car guise at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show, and while the model had already been confirmed to make it to production, it won't be a successor to the Jimny model that was axed late last year due to lacking electronic stability control...


Infiniti says it’s time to stop being a second-tier luxury brand
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Infiniti says it’s time to stop being a second-tier luxury brand

Japanese luxury brand Infiniti says it’s time to get serious about taking on the German establishment. The Nissan-owned luxury brand, which was made an independent division of the Japanese company late last year, is planning to push a range of new models into production over the next six years – and Infiniti Americas vice president Michael Bartsch told CarAdvice at the 2014 New York auto show in frank terms that the company needs to prove it’s worthy of consideration...


Nissan Lannia concept sedan aimed at young Chinese buyers
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Nissan Lannia concept sedan aimed at young Chinese buyers

If you're Chinese and were born in the 1990s or 2000s, the Nissan Lannia concept will apparently appeal to you more than anyone else. The Lannia concept sedan, which was revealed at the 2014 Beijing auto show over the weekend, is said to be "tailored towards the 'Post 80s' Chinese desiring an 'Energetic Sedan For Me'"...


Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept revealed at 2014 Beijing auto show
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Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept revealed at 2014 Beijing auto show

The Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept could bear the most misleading name in concept car history. The four-door sedan clearly features a more swooping roof-line than the Volkswagen Jetta, but it certainly isn't as coupe-like as, say, a Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class or even the brand's Passat-based CC model...


Honda Concept B Hybrid revealed at 2014 Beijing auto show
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Honda Concept B Hybrid revealed at 2014 Beijing auto show

Despite killing off the Insight earlier this year, Honda looks set to make another run at the entry-level petrol-electric hybrid market following the unveiling of the Honda Concept B Hybrid at the 2014 Beijing auto show...


Mazda CX-9: next-generation to drop V6, still no diesel expected
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Mazda CX-9: next-generation to drop V6, still no diesel expected

The next-generation Mazda CX-9 SUV will lose its V6 petrol engine, likely in favour of a more efficient turbocharged four-cylinder. Mazda global head of sales and marketing, Masahiro Moro, indicated to CarAdvice at the New York auto show that Mazda is in a transition period away from the Ford-sourced V6 seen in the current CX-9...


Infiniti performance range confirmed, but question mark remains for Q50 Eau Rouge
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Infiniti performance range confirmed, but question mark remains for Q50 Eau Rouge

The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge is still unconfirmed for launch, but the Japanese luxury brand says it will offer a range of performance models under a new sub-brand similar to its mainstream premium rivals. The Q50 Eau Rouge would be an ideal poster child for the brand’s performance push, boasting a 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine borrowed from the Nissan GT-R...


BMW Vision Future Luxury concept revealed
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BMW Vision Future Luxury concept revealed

The BMW Vision Future Luxury concept may have a long name now, but a production version of this sleek four-door coupe-style limousine is expected to be brandished with the 9 Series badge prior to 2017. The new BMW super limo has been revealed at the 2014 Beijing auto show, and is said to “furnish a long-term outlook on the perception of modern luxury for the BMW brand”...