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Chrysler 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour special edition launches from $60,000

The special edition Chrysler 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour has joined the American brand’s muscle car line-up in Australia. Limited to 130 units, the Satin Vapour is based on the stripped-out 300 SRT Core variant and, at $60,000 before on-road costs, is positioned midway between the base Core ($56,000) and the fully equipped 300 SRT8 ($66,000)...

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Lotus Elise S Club Racer gains comfort pack standard

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2015 BMW M135i revealed

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Aston Martin shareholder Investindustrial promises cash for brand's future plans - report

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Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe: limited edition model marks 60 years of US Porsche club

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