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2015 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review : Track Test
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2015 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review : Track Test

Read the article here. The Audi R8 is almost at the end of its first generation life span. We've already seen the replacement, but Tony and I never had much of a chance to drive the original. That's why we got one of the final examples of the current Audi R8 V10 Plus left in existence to finally spend some quality time in the what has been called the everyman's supercar...


Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet gets cleaner engines and new media systems
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Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet gets cleaner engines and new media systems

The Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet has been updated overseas with a range of new, cleaner-emitting engines and a trio of the latest-generation infotainment systems. Three new Euro 6-compliant four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engines have joined the Golf Cabriolet range: a 77kW 1.2-litre, and 92kW and 110kW 1.4-litre units...


2015 Audi RS6 Track Test : Phillip Island
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2015 Audi RS6 Track Test : Phillip Island

Read the article here. Launching the freshly updated and face-lifted version of the world’s quickest series production wagon, the 2015 RS6 Avant, at Australia’s fastest permanent race circuit, Phillip Island, is manna from petrolhead heaven. The RS6 Avant’s core specification and general stats shared with concurrently refreshed RS7 Sportback, though, have changed little since 2013...


Aston Martin DB11 spied at the Nurburgring
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Aston Martin DB11 spied at the Nurburgring

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped the most revealing shots to date of the successor to the DB9, believed to be called the Aston Martin DB11. The camouflaged black prototype is seen here circling the streets outside the Nurburgring in Germany, where much of the car’s dynamic and high-speed development testing is being completed...


Porsche trademarks GT5 name - report
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Porsche trademarks GT5 name - report

Porsche has trademarked the name GT5, sparking speculation the German manufacturer is planning a new motorsports-inspired version of one or more of its luxury sports cars. Autocar reports Porsche submitted its application for the GT5 trademark with the German trademark office in August last year, and was granted approval for the name – along with the GT4 moniker that’s already in use – in October...


2016 Mazda MX-5 priced from $31,990
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2016 Mazda MX-5 priced from $31,990

The all-new Mazda MX-5 will cost from $31,990 plus on-road costs when it goes on sale in August. The pricing makes Mazda’s fourth-generation ‘ND’ roadster more than $15,000 cheaper than its predecessor, which was priced from $47,280. It also makes the 2016 Mazda MX-5 just $2000 more expensive than the original MX-5 that launched in Australia 26 years ago...


Porsche Australia introduces 2016 pricing and specification updates
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Porsche Australia introduces 2016 pricing and specification updates

Porsche Cars Australia has announced specification upgrades and some pricing revisions for its 2016 model year line-up. The Boxster, Cayman, Panamera and Macan models all benefit from additional standard equipment, while Boxster, Macan and Cayenne pricing has increased by between $1400 and $3800 across most variants in those model lines...


Porsche Boxster and 911 ranges add feature-packed Black Edition variants
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Porsche Boxster and 911 ranges add feature-packed Black Edition variants

The Porsche Boxster and 911 Carrera sports car ranges have been expanded with the introduction of feature-packed Black Edition variants. The Porsche Boxster Black Edition adds a claimed $15,000 in additional equipment to the entry-level Boxster on which it’s based, yet costs just $5700 more with the manual transmission ($110,800 plus on-road costs) and $6100 more with the dual-clutch PDK automatic ($116,190 plus on-roads)...


Volkswagen Golf GTI Dark Shine lights up Worthersee
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Volkswagen Golf GTI Dark Shine lights up Worthersee

Thirteen apprentices from Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg facility and group company Sitech Sitztechnik have collaborated to produce the one-off Volkswagen Golf GTI Dark Shine that debuted today at the Worthersee festival in Austria. The Dark Shine concept unveiled today at the Worthersee festival in Austria started life nine months ago as a body-in-white three-door Golf GTI Performance hot-hatch...


Volkswagen Golf Biturbo Wagon is a black and blue torque monster
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Volkswagen Golf Biturbo Wagon is a black and blue torque monster

Volkswagen apprentices from Zwickau have produced one of the highlights of this year’s Worthersee festival: the Volkswagen Golf Biturbo Wagon. Fourteen apprentices from the German car maker’s Zwickau production plant collaborated on the bright blue Biturbo Wagon concept that was unveiled in Austria today...


2015 Audi RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback pricing and specifications
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2015 Audi RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback pricing and specifications

The updated Audi RS6 Avant and Audi RS7 Sportback models have arrived in Australia, incorporating revisions introduced to the recently facelifted A6-based sedan and wagon and A7-based liftback ranges. The wildest production wagon the Australian dollar can buy, the RS6 Avant is now $229,000 plus on-road costs, an increase of $4500 over the outgoing version that debuted in 2013...


Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport concept previews anniversary edition
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Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport concept previews anniversary edition

Fresh images of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport concept have been released, giving us our clearest idea yet of what to expect from the 40th anniversary Golf GTI special edition that’s set to be released in 2016. Today’s images come less than 48 hours after Volkswagen initially released a pair of design sketches of the Golf GTI Clubsport concept, which is making its debut at this week’s Worthersee festival in Austria...


BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage to pay tribute to 1970s 'Batmobile'
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BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage to pay tribute to 1970s 'Batmobile'

BMW will celebrate the godfather of its current performance car range next week when it unveils the BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage design concept at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Lake Como, Italy. The image above is an artist’s impression, teasing the rear corner of the 3.0 CSL Hommage and confirming it will indeed be a modern interpretation of the iconic 1970s BMW 3...


Rolls-Royce Dawn : Wraith drophead name announced, launching in Q1 2016
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Rolls-Royce Dawn : Wraith drophead name announced, launching in Q1 2016

Rolls-Royce has announced the convertible version of its Wraith coupe will be called the Rolls-Royce Dawn. The Dawn was unveiled to representatives of Rolls-Royce’s global dealer network at a conference in California overnight roughly nine month ahead of the new drophead model’s launch in the first quarter of 2016...


Volkswagen Golf GTI : 214kW Clubsport concept previews 40th anniversary edition
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Volkswagen Golf GTI : 214kW Clubsport concept previews 40th anniversary edition

Volkswagen has given us an early taste of next year’s 40th anniversary Golf GTI special edition by unveiling of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport concept at the Worthersee festival in Austria. The 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40th anniversary edition is set to become the most powerful GTI since the iconic nameplate’s launch in 1976...


Corvette Stingray Review : Drop top in the California Canyons
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Corvette Stingray Review : Drop top in the California Canyons

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is up there with the best of them when it comes to good ole’ fashioned American icons, right alongside the likes of the Empire State and the Star Spangled Banner. With a history spanning 62-years, the seventh-generation Stingray is a stunning looking machine. The new design bears the Stingray name, last used in 1976 for the third-generation vehicle...


2015 Holden Astra GTC Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2015 Holden Astra GTC Review

The Holden Astra GTC is stylish in a sporty way - Matt Campbell finds out if the drive experience matches the appearance.

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$26,990 - $32,190

2015 Ford Focus ST Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Ford Focus ST Review

There’s a power and performance war at the sharp end of today’s hot hatchback segment - and the latest participant is the updated Ford Focus ST.

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$38,990

Lotus Evora 400 smashes Evora S lap time at Hethel test track
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Lotus Evora 400 smashes Evora S lap time at Hethel test track

The forthcoming Lotus Evora 400 has wiped six seconds off the lap time set by its predecessor around the car maker’s Hethel test track. Launched at the Geneva motor show talking a big game, the Evora 400 has delivered on its promise that it would “exceed expectations” by lapping the Hethel circuit in 1min 32sec...