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The week's top news stories: October 19, 2018

Holden Acadia pricing and specs, Kia pushing for LCVs by 2022 and Kia Picanto GT confirmed for Australia

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.


2019 Holden Acadia pricing and specs

Holden has finally lifted the lid on pricing for the 2019 Acadia, with drive-away deals to be offered from launch.

How will the Acadia fare against the Toyota Kluger?


Kia pushing for LCV range by 2022

Kia is hoping to cash in on the booming ute segment with a tough ute that's ready for work.

How will a Kia ute stack up against Ranger and co?


2019 BMW X7 revealed

BMW has unveiled its seven-seat SUV flagship, which will sit above the X5 in its line-up. It's big, brash and coming to Australia in the second quarter of 2019.

What do you think of that grille?


Kia Picanto GT coming early in 2019

Kia has announced the Picanto GT will be available in Australia, with a 1.0 litre turbocharged engine and a manual gearbox to boot.

We can't wait to give this one a go!


2019 Ford Mustang Ecoboost pricing and specs

The updated four-cylinder Mustang has arrived with more tech and sharper looks, but the price has risen as well.

Will most people stick with the V8?


2019 Porsche Panamera GTS revealed, here first quarter of 2019

Porsche have revealed the Panamera GTS, set to sit between the 'regular' S models and the ballistic Turbo.

Could this be the pick of the range?


HSV Silverado 2500LTZ specs confirmed

Massive heavy-duty pick-up arrives with 1234Nm of torque and a 9000kg towing limit.

Make sure you get your heavy vehicle license in order before you drive one of these!