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Hyundai Vaccar Tucson Sport concept revealed for SEMA

Hyundai has revealed the Vaccar Tucson Sport concept ahead of its debut at the 2017 SEMA show later this month. Based on the popular Tucson SUV, the Vaccar Sport version features an array of design, powertrain, infotainment and suspension enhancements to make it more than capable of carving B-roads after finishing the daily school run...

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2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i-L review
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2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i-L review

The medium SUV segment was unheard of back in 1997 when the Subaru Forester launched its attack on an unsuspecting market. But with that market now more crowded than just about any segment, does the 2017 Subaru Forester still stack up against its rivals?


2018 Chevrolet Traverse SUP Concept revealed for SEMA
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2018 Chevrolet Traverse SUP Concept revealed for SEMA

Chevrolet has treated the 2018 Traverse to a surf-oriented makeover ahead of the 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas later this month. Designed to showcase what owners can create using the GM accessories catalogue, the 'Traverse SUP' is an SUV dedicated to stand-up paddleboarding. On the outside, it rides on 20-inch alloy wheels finished in black to match the new grille and badges...


2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan spied inside and out
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2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan spied inside and out

The 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan has been spied again this week, with the interior snapped by photographers for the first time. Pitched as an "all-terrain, high-sided vehicle" – Rolls-Royce refuses to use such a pedestrian term as 'SUV' – the Cullinan will essentially be a shorter, jacked-up version of the Phantom with a wagon-like tail...


Mercedes-AMG G65 Final Edition revealed
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Mercedes-AMG G65 Final Edition revealed

The Mercedes-AMG G65 Final Edition has been revealed this week, acting as a special-edition sendoff to the company's V12-powered off-roader. Limited, fittingly, to just 65 units, the Final Edition starts from an eye-watering €310,233 ($466,436) and features numerous equipment and cosmetic enhancements to make this already-imposing vehicle stand out from your 'regular' G65...


2014-15 Peugeot 4008 recalled for stalling fix
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2014-15 Peugeot 4008 recalled for stalling fix

Peugeot has issued a recall notice for model-year 2014-15 4008 SUVs over concerns of a faulty power relay. The company says the power relay in 939 units may overheat, resulting in a failure. If the relay fails, it could cause the engine to stall while driving. It may also stop the car restarting, or activate a “failsafe” mode which results in a “loss of engine power”...


2018 Nissan X-Trail TL diesel pricing and specs
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2018 Nissan X-Trail TL diesel pricing and specs

The facelifted Nissan X-Trail range has been completed this week with the arrival of the flagship TL diesel variant, kicking off from $47,790 plus on-road costs. Now the second diesel variant in the refreshed line-up, the TL complements the entry-level TS diesel ($35,990), with both fitted as standard with a continuously-variable transmission (CVT) and an on-demand all-wheel drive system...


2018 Alpina XD3 spied in Germany
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2018 Alpina XD3 spied in Germany

A BMW X3 prototype believed to be the upcoming Alpina XD3 has been spied this week in its home of Germany. Spotted near another camouflaged X3, the Alpina is distinguished by its front bumper design (below), which is closely related to those on other models across the tuning company's range...


2018 Kia Sorento pricing and specs
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2018 Kia Sorento pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2018 Kia Sorento range have been announced this week, bringing a range of technology and equipment additions to the company's flagship SUV. Headlining the changes are a refreshed look and a new eight-speed automatic transmission across the range, along with technology and driver assistance upgrades...


2018 Lexus NX pricing and specs
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2018 Lexus NX pricing and specs

Lexus has revealed pricing and specifications for the 2018 NX300 and NX300h, bringing new suspension tuning, sharper styling, more standard safety and a front-wheel drive option for F Sport buyers. The NX engine lineup remains unchanged for 2018. The NX300 (formerly NX200t) is still powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo making 175kW and 350Nm, hooked up to a six-speed automatic gearbox...


Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Outlander recalled for stalling fix
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Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Outlander recalled for stalling fix

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 48,209 vehicles across its ASX, Lancer and Outlander range from various years, over concerns the vehicles could stall while driving. The Japanese manufacturer reports affected vehicles may be fitted with a faulty power relay that generates excessive heat, resulting in relay failure...


2018 BMW X2 spied with almost no disguise
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2018 BMW X2 spied with almost no disguise

The upcoming BMW X2 has been spied again this week, with almost no effort made to hide its key styling details. Finished in a metallic yellow similar to the shade used on the M3 and M4, the company's new coupe-like crossover certainly stands out, though the overall design is fairly true to form considering it looks almost exactly like the Concept X2...


California Dreamin' in the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

California Dreamin' in the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

Ever heard of the saying “hard act to follow”? Well, succeeding the Holden Captiva, the incoming 2018 Chevrolet Equinox will have little to worry about. When it arrives later this year wearing a Holden badge, the five-seat Equinox will be sold alongside the ageing Captiva until early 2018 – talk about chalk and cheese...


2016-17 Tesla Model X recalled for seat fix - UPDATE
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2016-17 Tesla Model X recalled for seat fix - UPDATE

Tesla has issued a recall notice for 89 examples of its 2016 and 2017 Model X SUVs over concerns the rear left seatback in some cars may move forward in the event of a collision. Because Tesla does not reveal region-specific sales numbers, it also does not offer details on the number of vehicles affected by this recall in Australia...


Mercedes-Benz GLC350d pricing and specs
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Mercedes-Benz GLC350d pricing and specs

The Mercedes-Benz GLC range has been bolstered in Australia by the addition of the GLC350d in both wagon and Coupe forms. Powered by a 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel, the GLC350d develops 190kW of power and 620Nm of torque, mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission as standard. Sending drive to all four wheels, the GLC350d SUV and Coupe can sprint from 0-100km/h in 6...


2018 Volvo XC60 D5 R-Design review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2018 Volvo XC60 D5 R-Design review

The high-spec diesel version of the all-new Volvo XC60 range is quick, luxurious and extremely likeable.

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Honda CR-V Hybrid ruled out, EVs on the radar
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Honda CR-V Hybrid ruled out, EVs on the radar

Honda's local boss has ruled out an Australian introduction for the CR-V Hybrid shown in 'prototype' form at this year's Frankfurt motor show, but the brand hasn't turned its back on bringing electric vehicles Down Under in the not-too-distant future...


Surfing safari in the 2017 Nissan Patrol Ti

Surfing safari in the 2017 Nissan Patrol Ti

When I conjure up images of Nissan Patrols, I imagine them alongside Toyota LandCruisers of old, expanding the boundaries of our great island nation every which way. As I was growing up, they were almost mentioned in the same sentence and were the only options for serious off-roaders. The Patrol's appearance was boxy, functional and unashamedly agricultural...

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2018 Toyota Fortuner pricing and specs
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2018 Toyota Fortuner pricing and specs

The Toyota Fortuner range has been updated this week, with prices slashed by at least $5000 despite the additional of new equipment across all variants. Kicking off the range is the GX, which has seen a price reduction of $5400, bringing the price of entry down to $42,590 before on-road costs for the six-speed manual...


2017 Mazda CX-5 v Peugeot 3008 comparison
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2017 Mazda CX-5 v Peugeot 3008 comparison

  See the full article here. The newcomer versus the champ: this isn’t some naff reference to a big money fight, but by the same token, it kind of is – because here we have the much-lauded European that’s all about swagger, going against the stalwart chart-topper with a tremendous record...