Peugeot 308 R HYbrid concept unveiled
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Peugeot 308 R HYbrid concept unveiled

The Peugeot 308 R HYbrid concept has been outed and detailed ahead of its public debut at the 2015 Shanghai motor show next week. Powering the potential flagship of the 308 range is a hybrid drivetrain. Driving the front wheels is a 201kW 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine and an 85kW electric motor allied to a six-speed automated transmission...


Audi Prologue Allroad concept revealed
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Audi Prologue Allroad concept revealed

The Audi Prologue Allroad concept has been revealed days ahead of its public unveiling at the 2015 Shanghai motor show. Based on the Prologue Avant concept wagon that made its debut at last month's Geneva show, the Allroad features subtle light brown wheel arch extensions, new front and rear bumpers, and a ride height that's been raised by 77mm over its forebear...


Startech Pickup reimagines Range Rover as a luxury ute
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Startech Pickup reimagines Range Rover as a luxury ute

The Startech Pickup, which is a Range Rover wagon that's been transformed into a luxury ute, will debut at the 2015 Shanghai auto show that starts next week. Startech, Brabus' tuning arm for Jaguar and Land Rover models, has taken the Range Rover luxury SUV and turned it into a ute. The conversion includes at least 100 new components crafted from aluminium, carbonfibre and steel...


Qoros 2 SUV teased ahead of 2015 Shanghai motor show debut
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Qoros 2 SUV teased ahead of 2015 Shanghai motor show debut

The Qoros 2 SUV has been teased ahead of its debut at the 2015 Shanghai motor show later this month. The all-new Qoros 2 is likely to be larger than the Qoros 3 City SUV, with the teaser image showing the new model boasting enormous, arch-filling wheels. What's also clear from the teaser is that it will boast a small glasshouse with a Kia Sportage-like window line, as well as boomerang-style tail-lights...


2015 Shanghai motor show bans showgirls and children
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2015 Shanghai motor show bans showgirls and children

The organisers of the 2015 Shanghai motor show have banned showgirls and children from attending the event in an attempt to clean up its reputation and avoid potential security issues. Auto Shanghai 2015 organisers announced the crackdown on scantily clad female models earlier this year after the Chinese government warned against increasing vulgarity at public events...


2015 New York auto show: Hits and misses
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2015 New York auto show: Hits and misses

With the press days for the 2015 New York auto show behind us, not to mention our recommended yearly intake of Easter eggs, it's time to look back at which cars hit the mark and which ones had us shaking our heads. Matt Campbell — on the ground Hit: Nissan Maxima. It isn't coming here, but geez this big sedan would shake up the monotonous mid/large car segment if it did...


Lyons LM2 Streamliner hypercar concept finally arrives in New York
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Lyons LM2 Streamliner hypercar concept finally arrives in New York

The design prototype of the Lyons LM2 Streamliner supercar has finally made its debut at the 2015 New York auto show, well after the show's press days had concluded. At the company's press conference last week, company founder and CEO, Kevin W. Lyons, stood at a lectern in front of a blank piece of carpet, on top of which was meant to be a prototype of the LM2 Streamliner...


Range Rover Evoque SV model expected soon, Convertible confirmed for Australia
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Range Rover Evoque SV model expected soon, Convertible confirmed for Australia

The Range Rover Evoque Convertible isn’t the only new model that will grace the style-focused small SUV’s range in the coming years – CarAdvice can reveal that Land Rover will soon add a flagship SV model to the ranks, too...


Delphi's autonomous Audi SQ5 completes trip from San Francisco to New York City
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Delphi's autonomous Audi SQ5 completes trip from San Francisco to New York City

An Audi SQ5 fitted out with autonomous driving technology by automotive supplier Delphi is the first self-driving car to complete a US west coast to east coast trek from San Francisco to New York City. Accompanied by a team of engineers from the Delphi — an automotive supplier spun off, in part, from GM in 1997 — have helped the modified Audi SQ5, dubbed Roadrunner, complete the nine day, roughly 5470km, cross-country trek...


Land Rover hits out at the new uber-luxury SUV crowd
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Land Rover hits out at the new uber-luxury SUV crowd

If you’ve paid any attention to the automotive world in recent years, you will have heard of plans from the world’s most renowned luxury car makers to enter the SUV game. Vehicles such as the Bentley Bentayga, the as-yet unnamed Rolls-Royce SUV, and the production version of the Lamborghini Urus all spring to mind – but British luxury SUV specialist Land Rover insists it isn’t concerned about the apparent oncoming onslaught of competitors...


Land Rover will expand its model families to fill ‘white space’, including new 2WD variants
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Land Rover will expand its model families to fill ‘white space’, including new 2WD variants

Expect the Land Rover and Range Rover model ranges to expand in the coming years, as the brand looks to enter ‘white space’ in which it currently doesn’t play. Gerry McGovern, Land Rover design director and chief creative officer, told CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show that the brand has plenty of room to move within its three distinct model ‘families’...


Mitsubishi ASX, Mirage and Lancer all set for a new-look front-end in the next 12 months
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Mitsubishi ASX, Mirage and Lancer all set for a new-look front-end in the next 12 months

The front-end design of the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander will be mimicked on a range of the brand’s other models over the next 12 months. CarAdvice has learned the new ‘dynamic shield’ style language that debuted on the Outlander medium SUV at the 2015 New York auto show will find its way to the Mirage, ASX and Lancer over the coming year...


Seoul motor show highlights and gallery
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Seoul motor show highlights and gallery

The Koreans love their cars and with a local car industry that currently ranks fifth in the world in terms of output, we had to get along to this year's Seoul motor show. The Seoul motor show stretches across two huge exhibition centres and features most of the world's leading automotive brands, along with a set of automotive and non-automotive suppliers...


Toyota RAV4 Hybrid unveiled in New York, not coming to Australia
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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid unveiled in New York, not coming to Australia

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has been unveiled at the 2015 New York auto show. Under the skin, the RAV4 Hybrid features a 2.5-litre Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor to drive the front wheels. All-wheel drive is provided by a separate electric motor, which powers the rear wheels as traction and conditions demand...


Mercedes-Benz C-Class wins 2015 World Car of Year award
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class wins 2015 World Car of Year award

Overnight the Mercedes-Benz C-Class was declared the 2015 World Car of Year by a jury of 75 motoring journalists from around the world. The popular C-Class beat out competition from its fellow finalists, the Ford Mustang and European Volkswagen Passat. According to the jury, the C-Class won by virtue of "taking its design and technological cues from the S-Class...


Infiniti plans model onslaught over the next 18 months
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Infiniti plans model onslaught over the next 18 months

Infiniti has announced it will introduce three all-new models in the next 18 months. The Japanese luxury brand, an offshoot of Nissan, has previously stated it would unveil the Q30 compact car sometime in 2016, followed by an off-road-inspired crossover spin-off model, the QX30, in 2017...


The new face of Mitsubishi revealed
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The new face of Mitsubishi revealed

The new-look 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander gives a lot away about what to expect from the Japanese brand in terms of the way it will design its cars from this point forward. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show, Mitsubishi Motors corporate general manager of design office, Tsunehiro Kunimoto, said the new “face” will appear on different models soon...


Nissan Maxima unveiled in full in New York
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Nissan Maxima unveiled in full in New York

The next-generation Nissan Maxima was unveiled overnight at the 2015 New York auto show. Under the bonnet there's a 3.5-litre V6 driving the front wheels via a continuously variable transmission. With 60 percent of its parts claimed to be new, the 3.5-litre V6 produces a maximum of 224kW of power. In the USA, the Maxima is estimated to attain a fuel economy rating of 7...


Next Honda Civic marks the "return of the sporty Civic" according to designer
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Next Honda Civic marks the "return of the sporty Civic" according to designer

After the unveiling of the Honda Civic Concept at the New York auto show, we spoke to the exterior design leader of the concept car, Guy Melville-Brown (left in above photo). Melville-Brown told us that, for the concept car, the design team's instructions were "basically ... to create the most charismatic, most ambitious, sportiest Civic we've ever made"...


Jaguar XE, XF Sportbrake and Coupe versions on the cards
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Jaguar XE, XF Sportbrake and Coupe versions on the cards

More Jaguar models are coming - that's the clear message from the brand's global design chief, Ian Callum. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2015 New York motor show, the man behind the new Jaguar XE and Jaguar XF models, answered a few questions about whether there's scope for coupe or wagon versions of the the compact and mid-size sedans...