The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks.
To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.
Local details for the new-generation Polo GTI have been announced ahead of the hot hatch’s Australian launch in August.
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In other hot hatch news, Hyundai Australia has confirmed the new i30 N’s warranty will include cover for track use. No, that isn’t a typo.
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Autonomous vehicle development hit a hurdle this week, after one of Uber’s self-driving Volvo XC90 prototypes hit and killed a pedestrian in Arizona.
The incident is still under investigation, though we do know the vehicle was carrying an ‘operator’ – someone responsible for monitoring the road and taking control when the car makes a mistake – when the collision occurred.
It’s not even confirmed for Australia, but people had a lot to say about the all-new Kia K900 limousine when it was officially revealed this week ahead of the New York motor show.
Markets like Korea and the US are confirmed to have the option of naturally-aspirated V6 and V8 engines shared with the Genesis family, along with the 3.3-litre twin-turbo V6 found in the Stinger along with Genesis models.
We’re still waiting to hear if it will be made in right-hand drive, however. Caprice replacement perhaps?
The Huayra Roadster is one of the most admired and exclusive hypercars in the world, and now you can buy them from a dealership in Richmond, Victoria.
Zagame Automotive is now one of only 24 Pagani dealers across the globe. The price for one of the “just a few” roadsters allocated to Australia? A cool $5.5 million before on-road costs.
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