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Mitsubishi ASX Black Edition on sale from $25,490

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Mitsubishi ASX Black Edition on sale from $25,490

Mitsubishi Australia has announced another special-edition version of one of its SUV models, in the form of the ASX Black Edition. Priced from $25,490 before on-road costs, the Back Edition is based on the entry-level ASX ES fitted with the CVT automatic, without any price increase...

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2019 Lexus ES pricing and specs
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2019 Lexus ES pricing and specs

Lexus Australia has detailed pricing and specifications for the all new ES range, which hits dealerships this month. Priced from $59,888 before on-road costs, the local ES range will only include the ES300h hybrid available in two trim levels – Luxury and Sports Luxury. That's a smidgen under $4000 cheaper than the model it replaces, while also bringing an increased level of standard equipment and space...


Citroen C3 JCC+ revealed
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Citroen C3 JCC+ revealed

Citroen has revealed the limited-edition C3 JCC+ ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. Just 99 examples of this eye-catching special edition will be built, boasting a unique exterior specification designed in collaboration with French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac...


2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS sketched
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2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS sketched

Skoda has released yet another set of teaser images for the new Kodiaq RS, ahead of its full reveal at the Paris motor show early next month. We've already seen glimpses of the exterior changes and been given some of the mechanical details, but this time the Czech brand has given us a full view of the exterior – albeit in drawings, not photographs of the vehicle...


2018 Abarth 595, Fiat 500 infotainment upgraded - UPDATE
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2018 Abarth 595, Fiat 500 infotainment upgraded - UPDATE

The Abarth 595 line-up has been upgraded for the 2018 model year, bringing an upgraded infotainment display and smartphone mirroring technology. UPDATE, 21/9/18: The Fiat 500 has added the 7.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard across the range. UPDATE, 28/5/18: FCA Australia has indicated the regular Fiat 500 will be getting the upgraded infotainment system as well...


2020 Renault Captur spied
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2020 Renault Captur spied

Spy photographers have captured images of a small Renault crossover believed to be based on the next-gen Clio hatchback this week, which could point to a replacement for the current Captur. Despite the heavy camouflage concealing much of this vehicle, we can see Renault's fascia design through the black-and-white wrap, with large headlights joined through the middle by a trim strip – likely to be finished in chrome...


2019 Porsche Cayenne Coupe spied at the Nurburgring
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2019 Porsche Cayenne Coupe spied at the Nurburgring

The Porsche Cayenne Coupe has been spied again at the Nurburgring, ahead of an anticipated production reveal sometime next year. It's been two years since we saw the first prototypes for the fastback Porsche SUV, and it appears the new body style is edging closer to production...


Mitsubishi Delica, Lancer imports recalled for Takata airbags
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Mitsubishi Delica, Lancer imports recalled for Takata airbags

Platinum Import Garage has issued a recall for imported Mitsubishi Delica and Lancer vehicles as part of the ever-expanding Takata airbag campaign. As with other Takata-related recalls, affected vehicles could be fitted with faulty airbags which can have degraded propellant as a result of exposure to heat and humidity over time...


SAIC Motor opens London design studio
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SAIC Motor opens London design studio

The Shanghai Automotive Industry Corportation, better known as SAIC – parent of the LDV and MG brands – has opened a new design studio in London, UK. Dubbed 'SAIC Design Advanced London', the new creative hub is the company's second European-based design centre, after MG's Birmingham facility which opened in 2011...


Nissan Navara Dark Sky concept revealed
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Nissan Navara Dark Sky concept revealed

Nissan has revealed the Navara Dark Sky concept at the 2018 Hannover motor show, developed in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA). The space-themed show car is basically a "mobile astronomy lab", featuring an observatory-class telescope mounted to a bespoke off-road trailer...


2018 Nissan 370Z N-Sport review
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2018 Nissan 370Z N-Sport review

The 370Z is still pretty old-school cool, and the limited-edition N-Sport's splashes of yellow give it a bit more sting in an otherwise competent, if ageing, package.


Mercedes-AMG GT 43 4-door revealed
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Mercedes-AMG GT 43 4-door revealed

Mercedes-AMG has kicked off sales of the new GT 4-door in Europe, quietly revealing a new variant in the process – the AMG GT 43 4-door 4Matic+. Sitting below the 53 and 63 models in the line-up, the GT 43 4-door draws from a 3.0-litre turbocharged inline-six with 270kW of power and 500Nm of torque, the latter on tap from 1800 to 4500rpm...


Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Sport Edition on sale from $30,990
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Sport Edition on sale from $30,990

Mitsubishi Australia has announced the Eclipse Cross Sport Edition, which is on sale now from $30,990 before on-road costs. Based on the recently-introduced ES model, the Sport Edition gets a black grille treatment, black door mirror covers, along with corner and side skirts featuring red pinstriping...


2019 Seat Tarraco revealed
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2019 Seat Tarraco revealed

The Seat Tarraco has been revealed, standing tall above the Ateca and Arona as the Spanish brand's first entry into the large SUV segment. Essentially Seat's take on the Skoda Kodiaq and Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, the Tarraco is based on the Volkswagen Group's ubiquitous MQB architecture, and also debuts the brand's new design language...


2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 revealed, here in late 2019
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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 revealed, here in late 2019

The Mercedes-AMG A35 has been revealed, set to take on the likes of the Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R when it lands in Australia in the second half of next year. Serving as the new entry point into the AMG range, the A35 is the first in a two-pronged performance A-Class family, with the hotter 'A45' likely to follow in the coming months...