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Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth prototype to go under the hammer
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14th Feb 2020
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Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth prototype to go under the hammer

1987 Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth chassis #003, one of only four prototypes, is scheduled to go under the hammer in February. The car is expected to sell for between £60,000 and 70,000 ($115,000 - $135,000). Originally owned by the Ford Motor Company, chassis #003 (also known as D114 VEV) was used in the development of the RS500’s turbocharger and intercooler system.
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Liam Murphy
Exclusive: Chevrolet Silverado 1500 V8 arrives in Australia, due in Holden showrooms next month
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14th Feb 2020
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Exclusive: Chevrolet Silverado 1500 V8 arrives in Australia, due in Holden showrooms next month

EXCLUSIVE: One of America’s biggest-selling pick-ups – the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 – is just weeks away from arriving in Holden showrooms. An eagle-eyed CarAdvice reader has caught on camera one of the first examples to hit Australian roads. The photos appear to have been taken right outside the Holden Special Vehicles production facility in Melbourne.
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Joshua Dowling
Mazda Australia upgrades finance and servicing options, expands parts hub
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14th Feb 2020
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Mazda Australia upgrades finance and servicing options, expands parts hub

Mazda, Australia’s second top-selling car company, has expanded its new in-house finance program to offer guaranteed future value (GFV) on all its models. GFV programs are a common offering across the industry. Basically, at the start of your finance plan (up to four years) you receive a figure showing the minimum worth of your car at the end of the term.
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Mike Costello
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid waiting time changes again, now it's six months
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13th Feb 2020
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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid waiting time changes again, now it's six months

The longest waiting time for customers to get their hands on a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Cruiser was up to eight months, Toyota Australia has confirmed to CarAdvice, after the company recently claimed the delay had been cut to three months. The popularity of the range-topping RAV4 Hybrid caught Toyota Australia off guard. The brand expected the Hybrid would equate to 20 per cent of RAV4 sales but, in June last year, it revealed demand was closer to 60 per cent.
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Mandy Turner
Frankfurt motor show to close its doors after 68 years
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13th Feb 2020
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Frankfurt motor show to close its doors after 68 years

Almost 70 years on from its first exhibition, the Frankfurt motor show has closed its doors for good after having its 2021 proposal rejected. The Frankfurt event began in 1951 and was later hosted on a biennial basis, alternating with the Paris motor show.
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Liam Murphy
Ford v Ferrari wins two Academy Awards
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13th Feb 2020
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Ford v Ferrari wins two Academy Awards

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Liam Murphy
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13th Feb 2020
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Ford v Ferrari wins two Academy Awards

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Liam Murphy