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Jaguar XE: diesel engine details revealed

The Jaguar XE sedan’s all-new diesel engine will consume less fuel than a Toyota Prius and produce almost as much torque as the brand’s F-Type sports car. The British luxury car maker today confirmed the XE will initially be available with two tunes of Jaguar Land Rover’s new ‘Ingenium’ 2...

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Kia Optima T-Hybrid: diesel hybrid concept to debut in Paris
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Kia Optima T-Hybrid: diesel hybrid concept to debut in Paris

A new type of Kia Optima will be showcased at the 2014 Paris motor show, with the South Korean brand to unveil the new Kia Optima T-Hybrid "ahead of future mass production". The Optima T-Hybrid combines the existing 1.7-litre turbo diesel four-cylinder engine offered in the mid-size sedan in the European market with a 48-volt lead-carbon battery, electric motor and electric supercharger...


2015 Kia Rio revealed
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2015 Kia Rio revealed

The updated 2015 Kia Rio city car has been revealed ahead of its international debut at the 2014 Paris motor show later this week. The revised Rio brings a number of styling adjustments, the most notable being its rear bumper assembly which adopts a bold lower plastic section...


2015 Hyundai H350 large van revealed : UPDATED with new images
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2015 Hyundai H350 large van revealed : UPDATED with new images

The 2015 Hyundai H350 large van has been uncovered at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany. The new Hyundai van - which will rival the likes of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Renault Master and Ford Transit, among others - will sit above the iLoad and iMax models in some markets, with a focus on Europe in particular - but it looks unlikely to be sold here in the short term...


Ferrari 458 Speciale A limited edition convertible unveiled
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Ferrari 458 Speciale A limited edition convertible unveiled

The limited edition Ferrari 458 Speciale A was unveiled overnight ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show. The A in the name stands for aperta or open in Italian. As such, it shares the retractable aluminium hardtop with the regular 458 Spider. The Speciale A can go from open to closed, or vice versa, in 14 seconds...


2015 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack unveiled
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2015 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack unveiled

The rugged new Volkswagen Golf Alltrack wagon has been revealed days before the 2014 Paris motor show. The new model has already been confirmed for the Australian market with an expected on-sale date by mid 2015, with Volkswagen Australia previously stating the car would follow the same mantra as the Passat Alltrack - and it's clear from these images that the resemblance is not in the name alone...


2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S revealed: sedan and wagon versions uncovered
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2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S revealed: sedan and wagon versions uncovered

New official images of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG have surfaced, with both station wagon and sedan versions of the high-output C63 AMG S. The images have been released following a leak overnight that saw the brand publish images of the C63 AMG, C63 AMG S and C63 AMG Edition 1 on its German site ahead of their scheduled debuts at the 2014 Paris motor show...


2015 Honda Civic: New Sport model to boost facelifted hatch range
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2015 Honda Civic: New Sport model to boost facelifted hatch range

The first images and details of a new 'sportier' Honda Civic hatch have been revealed ahead of the facelifted small car's Paris motor show debut. Due to be unveiled in both hatch and touring wagon guises, the refreshed European-spec Honda Civic range – spied testing back in June – will be joined by a new five-door Sport variant with stylistic links to the upcoming Civic Type R...


Volkswagen T6 Transporter to be introduced in 2015
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Volkswagen T6 Transporter to be introduced in 2015

A new generation Volkswagen Transporter - the T6 - will be launched in 2015, it has been revealed. The announcement comes following the unveiling of the Volkswagen Tristar concept at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, where Dr Eckhard Scholz, CEO of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, said the brand is set to "embark on an intensive period" after announcing an extra night shift at the German plant where the vans are built...


Citroen C1 Urban Ride concept hints at tiny new SUV
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Citroen C1 Urban Ride concept hints at tiny new SUV

      The Citroen C1 Urban Ride concept has been revealed to showcase how much buyers can customise their city car to make it look like a proper rough-and-tumble SUV. The new Citroen C1 show car - which will debut at the 2014 Paris motor show next week - "illustrates the potential for personalising this city car with new go-anywhere looks", according to the French brand...


Audi TT Roadster revealed
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Audi TT Roadster revealed

The third-generation Audi TT Roadster has been revealed six months after its coupe sibling, and one week ahead of its world premiere in the metal at the 2014 Paris motor show.  Pitched as offering “purity in its most beautiful form”, the topless Audi TT is the second member of a range poised to include additional derivatives such as a four-door family version and potentially a Shooting Brake-style crossover wagon, a la the growing Mercedes-Benz CLA family...


Audi concept to preview new design language, A9 flagship at Los Angeles auto show
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Audi concept to preview new design language, A9 flagship at Los Angeles auto show

Audi will give a glimpse into the future at November’s Los Angeles auto show when it pulls the covers off a concept previewing its next-generation design language destined for all upcoming models. An Autocar source that claims to have seen a series of sketches says the concept has “a highly technical look” that incorporates “a newly interpreted single-frame grille, laser headlights, precise detailing within its aluminium body structure and a newly defined shut line architecture”...


2015 Hyundai i20 : Wait continues for local confirmation of second-gen city car; Coupe on wish list
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2015 Hyundai i20 : Wait continues for local confirmation of second-gen city car; Coupe on wish list

Hyundai Australia is still awaiting confirmation that the soon-to-debut second-generation i20 will be available locally, while the five-door's sleek i20 Coupe sibling is firmly on the division's wish list. Hyundai Australia public relations general manager Bill Thomas told CarAdvice confirmation of the second-gen Hyundai i20 – recently detailed in full European specification – for Australia is still a way off...


2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design revealed
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2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design revealed

The first images of the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design have been revealed. The Chinese-owned Swedish brand has revealed its sportier looking model ahead of a predicted debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in early October, with the company claiming the Volvo XC90 R-Design is "aimed at buyers looking for a head-turner that radiates a truly sporty and dynamic look"...


Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L concept revealed
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Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L concept revealed

The Citroen C4 Cactus Airflow 2L concept has been uncovered, with the quirky crossover's main game being its compressed air hybrid drivetrain. The Citroen concept is said to offer fuel consumption of just 2.0 litres per 100 kilometres (hence the 2L), by combining a three-cylinder petrol engine to a compressed air energy unit...


Lamborghini teases new car for Paris motor show
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Lamborghini teases new car for Paris motor show

Lamborghini has, in a media invite, teased a new car that it will unveil at the Paris motor show at the beginning of October. Underneath a white outline, the cryptic tagline "Once perfection is achieved, you can just double it" hints that this new Lamborghini will seat four people. Unless, of course, the Italian brand has a 20- or 24-cylinder vehicle up its sleeve or maybe, even, an eight-wheel drive car...


Toyota C-HR concept previews compact crossover
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Toyota C-HR concept previews compact crossover

Toyota will preview its vision for a new compact crossover next month when it unveils the C-HR concept at the 2014 Paris motor show. Teased in a single shadowy silhouette image, the Toyota C-HR concept is said to blend a “bold new design language with an agile, engaging driving experience and a hybrid powertrain”...


2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible revealed
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2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible revealed

The wraps have been taken off the BMW 2 Series Convertible, which has been launched as a replacement for the outgoing 1 Series Convertible. The sporty small drop-top features an electric fabric soft top that is capable of opening or retracting in 20 seconds at speeds up to 50km/h, and BMW claims drivers will enjoy a sportier drive thanks to a 20 per cent increase in torsional rigidity in comparison to the outgoing 1 Series Convertible...


Peugeot Exalt : Updated four-door coupe concept revealed
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Peugeot Exalt : Updated four-door coupe concept revealed

An updated version of the Peugeot Exalt concept is headed to next month’s Paris motor show. The Euro-spec Exalt concept combines the bare steel body work of the original Beijing show car with a new grey-coloured ‘shark skin’ rear end. Peugeot explains the shape-shifting shark skin material draws on ‘bio-mimicry’ to improve the car’s aerodynamics and enhance fuel efficiency...


Suzuki Vitara revealed ahead of Paris debut
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Suzuki Vitara revealed ahead of Paris debut

The new Suzuki Vitara has been revealed a full month ahead of its public debut at the 2014 Paris motor show. Suzuki is holding back most of the details about the new Vitara until closer to its in-the-flesh unveiling. We do know, though, that the new car will feature all-wheel drive as an option, and will be powered by both petrol and diesel motors...