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Swiss outfit Elextra claims 2.3-second run to 60mph for new supercar

Swiss company Elextra claims it has the world's fastest-accelerating car, reaching 60mph (97km/h) in less than 2.3 seconds. If true, this would see the Tesla Model S P100D's official time of 2.4 seconds knocked off top spot...

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2017 Lamborghini Aventador S review
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2017 Lamborghini Aventador S review

The brutal Lamborghini Aventador has stepped up a notch to the subtly changed Aventador S. Under the skin though is more power, more tech and more agility. James hits the Phillip Island Circuit in the big V12 to see if the S makes all the difference.

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McLaren BP23: F1's spiritual successor teased again
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McLaren BP23: F1's spiritual successor teased again

McLaren has released a new teaser image of its upcoming 'Hyper-GT' car, which will be the F1's spiritual successor thanks to its three-seat layout. The new car is being developed under the codename BP23 by McLaren Special Operations, the bespoke division of McLaren Cars, which typically specialises in customising production vehicles to the tastes and whims of high value customers...


2017 Geneva motor show: Full walkaround experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Full walkaround experience

Missed out on going to this year's 2017 Geneva motor show? Join Dave as he takes you to each corner of all seven halls of one of the world's best automotive exhibitions. In this epic from-the-show-floor film, you’ll see everything from the show-stopping Aston Martin Valkyrie, Ferrari 812 Superfast, and McLaren 720S, to race cars and concept cars that will leave you breathless...


2018 McLaren 720S: Local pricing and specs for three-tier supercar range, revealed
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2018 McLaren 720S: Local pricing and specs for three-tier supercar range, revealed

Less than two weeks after the all-new 2018 McLaren 720S made its international debut at the 2017 Geneva motor show, local pricing and specifications for the supercar's three-tier range have been revealed. Starting with the ‘entry-level’ 720S at $489,900 (before on-road costs), the line-up also includes the 720S Luxury and 720S Performance, both priced from $515,080 (before on-road costs)...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast: more than a (seemingly obvious) name…
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2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast: more than a (seemingly obvious) name…

With Ferrari opting to name its newest super-quick supercar the 'Superfast', there were more than a few stunned (read: unimpressed) faces when the new 2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast broke cover ahead of its world premiere at this year's 2017 Geneva motor show...


2018 McLaren 720S: 400 orders already taken for all-new 650S replacement
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2018 McLaren 720S: 400 orders already taken for all-new 650S replacement

Like the look of the all-new McLaren 720S revealed for the first time at the 2017 Geneva motor show? Well it seems plenty do, with the UK supercar maker confirming it’s already taken some 400 orders for the car that succeeds the already blisteringly fast 650S in McLaren’s Super Series performance tier...


Lamborghini Aventador Performante spied
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Lamborghini Aventador Performante spied

A prototype believed to be the Lamborghini Aventador Performante has been spied during cold weather testing this week, suggesting the Italian marque is planning an even hotter version of its flagship supercar. Distinguishing this Aventador from the recently-launched Aventador S - apart from the contraption strapped to the bonnet - are two exhaust pipes sticking out the rear in addition to the central exhaust from the 'standard' car, though this appears to be fake...


Don't expect to see Aston Martin take on Germany's latest power wagons
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Don't expect to see Aston Martin take on Germany's latest power wagons

Wagonistas the world over got a little hot under the collar at the 2017 Geneva motor show, as both Mercedes-AMG and Porsche took the covers off two super-brisk, super-practical estates – the E63 S Estate and Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo. But alas, British sports car brand Aston Martin says it is unlikely to enter that particular fray...


2017 McLaren 570S review
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2017 McLaren 570S review

Read the full review here. Mention the name McLaren in most circles and you’ll find people automatically start to conjure up images of Formula One racing. But the fact is, McLaren Automotive (the sister company to the Formula One business), currently offers more road-ready cars than Ferrari. And this from a division that only kicked off in 2010...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 10, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


McLaren 720S Velocity by MSO revealed - UPDATE
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McLaren 720S Velocity by MSO revealed - UPDATE

Update - While the 720S Velocity is a one-off special, McLaren's local arm has confirmed that elements of the bespoke display car can be optioned into Australian models. See bottom of article for details The McLaren 720S Velocity by MSO has been revealed this week, some 24 hours after the 'regular' 720S made its debut at the Geneva motor show...


McLaren 720S Spider years away, 570S Spider a matter of months
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McLaren 720S Spider years away, 570S Spider a matter of months

With the smoke barely cleared from the unveiling of the 2018 McLaren 720S at this week's 2017 Geneva motor show, the UK performance car brand has revealed a convertible Spider version of its latest Super Series car is in the pipeline. A previously confirmed drop-top version of the 570S Sports Series flagship will beat it into showrooms, however...


McLaren 720S revealed in Geneva, 341km/h Super Series goes official - UPDATE
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McLaren 720S revealed in Geneva, 341km/h Super Series goes official - UPDATE

Update - McLaren's local arm has confirmed pricing and timing for the new 720S. See bottom of article for details The new McLaren 720S has been officially revealed and detailed at the Geneva motor show this week, marking the second generation of the company's Super Series line...


Aston Martin Valkyrie: AM-RB 001 gets a new name in Geneva
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Aston Martin Valkyrie: AM-RB 001 gets a new name in Geneva

Aston Martin and Red Bull's upcoming hypercar, the AM-RB 001, has been given a new name this week: Valkyrie. Named after the legendary figures of Norse mythology - those who choose who lives and who dies in battle - the Valkyrie also continues the 'V' naming tradition that Aston Martin has used since 1951...


Audi R8 V10 Plus v Audi A3 1.0 TFSI comparison
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Audi R8 V10 Plus v Audi A3 1.0 TFSI comparison

The latest R8 V10 Plus, with an incredible 449kW and 560Nm from its naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10, is the most-powerful road car Audi has ever devised. On paper, it's also the quickest. But power and pace comes at a price: almost $390k – $389,616 to be exact – before on-roads or before you even think about ticking any options boxes...


Lamborghini Huracan Performante claims Nurburgring lap record - video
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Lamborghini Huracan Performante claims Nurburgring lap record - video

The upcoming Lamborghini Huracan Performante has claimed the fastest production car lap record at the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife ahead of its global reveal at the Geneva motor show. Lapping the German circuit in 6 minutes and 52...


McLaren 720S leaked again ahead of Geneva
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McLaren 720S leaked again ahead of Geneva

The upcoming McLaren 720S has been leaked again ahead of its official reveal at this year's Geneva motor show. A single image has surfaced online, posted (and since deleted) by Bloomberg, supposedly confirming the 720S name and giving a clearer look at the new supercar's proportions before its full reveal at the Geneva event next week...


Lamborghini Huracan Performante teased ahead of Geneva debut - UPDATE
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Lamborghini Huracan Performante teased ahead of Geneva debut - UPDATE

Update - This article previously stated the Huracan Performante would be revealed on March 1, however the reveal will take place on March 7. The all-out Lamborghini Huracan Performante has been teased ahead of its global reveal on March 7 at the 2017 Geneva motor show...