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2019 Ford Focus: Initial details for Australia

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2019 Ford Focus: Initial details for Australia

Ford Australia has revealed preliminary specifications for the upcoming 2019 Focus range, ahead of its November on-sale date. Headlining the announcement is the availability of the Focus wagon for the first time in Australia, along with the sport-themed ST-Line trim level (pictured in blue)...

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2019 BMW M8 roars around the Nurburgring - video
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2019 BMW M8 roars around the Nurburgring - video

The BMW 8 Series has already been revealed, but the high-performance M8 remains under (partial) wraps at this stage. So far we know it'll feature a twin-turbo V8, and a rear-biased M xDrive all-wheel drive system, but as far as the final design touches and model-specific equipment it gets over the 'standard' 8 Series? We're none the wiser...


McLaren details first Senna to be delivered in the US
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McLaren details first Senna to be delivered in the US

McLaren Automotive has revealed and detailed the first Senna to be delivered in North America, headlined by its eye-catching green exposed carbon-fibre exterior finish. Delivered to New Yorker, Michael Fux, this particular Senna is specified with various components and finishers from the McLaren Special Operations (MSO) catalogue...


Aston Martin DB5 gets Lego-fied
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Aston Martin DB5 gets Lego-fied

The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger will forever be one of the most famous movie cars in history. Now, Lego has created a toy version so you can park one in your lounge room. While the 1:1 vehicle from the film sold for $4.2 million in 2010, the Lego kit retails for US$149.99 ($201.94) – a bargain by comparison...


2019 Audi RS Q8 spied
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2019 Audi RS Q8 spied

The Audi RS Q8 has been spied at the famed Nurburgring circuit this week, ahead of an anticipated reveal in the next 12 months. Spy photographers noted the loud exhaust note of this vehicle, along with the massive wheel and brake package indicating it's a performance model...


Nissan Juke update here in October
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Nissan Juke update here in October

Nissan Australia has confirmed the updated Juke crossover revealed at this year's Geneva motor show will be heading Down Under in October. Final pricing and specifications are still to be announced at this stage, but the release of the revised Juke will coincide with the launch of the new Nismo variant – which will be offered in Australia for the first time from October...


Nissan Juke hits one million units
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Nissan Juke hits one million units

Nissan has produced its one-millionth Juke at its manufacturing facility in Sunderland, UK, some eight years after the boldly-styled crossover hit the market. According to the manufacturer, one Juke is built every 105 seconds, and 95,000 units were sold in Europe alone last year...


Toyota Supra: Five generations gather in the UK - video
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Toyota Supra: Five generations gather in the UK - video

Family reunions aren't always the most looked-forward to events on the calendar, but for owners of previous iterations of the Toyota Supra, the opportunity to bring five generations of the nameplate together would be irresistible. Toyota UK published a short video this week, briefly documenting the special event it held to present the new 'A90' Supra prototype to Supra owners and enthusiasts...


Porsche Taycan: Orders building for brand-first EV - report
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Porsche Taycan: Orders building for brand-first EV - report

The Porsche Taycan hasn't even been revealed in its final form yet, but orders are already coming in thick and fast. Speaking with the Autocar, managing director for Porsche UK, Alexander Pollich, confirmed order books opened earlier this month and interest has been strong...


Ford GT order books to reopen in Q4 - report
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Ford GT order books to reopen in Q4 - report

Those who missed out on the opportunity to buy a second-generation Ford GT could be in luck, according to a new report out of the US. Motor Authority says it "has learned" the Blue Oval will reopen applications to purchase its supercar in the fourth quarter of 2018, hinting at an expanded production run and a possible new special edition...


2019 Audi R8 Spyder spied
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2019 Audi R8 Spyder spied

The updated Audi R8 Spyder has been spied during development testing this week, giving us a early look at the updated soft-top version of the German marque's V10 supercar. Like the coupe spied last month, this camouflaged prototype features new elements for the grille, intakes, side sills, bumpers, larger tailpipes, along with a reshaped mesh between the tail-lights and rear bumper...


2018 BMW X2 xDrive20d review
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2018 BMW X2 xDrive20d review

James Wong finds out whether the recently added top-spec diesel variant is the pick of the BMW X2 range.

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2019 BMW X7 spied again
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2019 BMW X7 spied again

Photographers have captured images of a BMW X7 prototype on the back of a truck this week, before the new SUV flagship enters production later this year. Set to sit above the X5 in the Bavarian marque's global line-up, the X7 is being pitched by BMW as a high-riding 7 Series, and will compete with a variety of high-end SUVs like the Mercedes-Benz GLS, Range Rover, and Bentley Bentayga when it hits the market...


Time Machine Tuesday: 17 July 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 17 July 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of July 17 in years past...


Aston Martin Volante Vision concept revealed
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Aston Martin Volante Vision concept revealed

Aston Martin has revealed a new concept, but it may not be what you'd expect from the sports car specialist. Meet the Volante Vision VTOL concept, a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft that aims to bring luxury personal transportation to the skies...