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Time Machine Tuesday: 26 March 2019
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26th Mar 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: 26 March 2019

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26th Mar 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: 26 March 2019

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Skoda Octavia Sportline revealed
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26th Mar 2019
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Skoda Octavia Sportline revealed

Skoda has revealed the Octavia Sportline for the European market, bringing a more athletic look and feel without any extra performance. Much like the Sportline-badged Karoq, Kodiaq, and Superb, the Octavia picks up a number of styling and trim appointments, including a subtle body kit with gloss black accents, 18-inch 'Vega' alloy wheels, and full LED lighting front and rear.
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Skoda Octavia: Next-gen here in early 2021
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26th Mar 2019
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Skoda Octavia: Next-gen here in early 2021

Skoda Australia has indicated the next-generation of its most popular model, the Octavia, will be arriving Down Under during the first quarter of 2021. Paul Pottinger, communications boss for Skoda's local division, told CarAdvice the next-gen small liftback and wagon will commence production for our market late next year. "Production starts in the backend of 2020 for Q1 2021 launch," he said.
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Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato sketched out
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25th Mar 2019
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Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato sketched out

The Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato has been teased in sketches, ahead of its production debut some time in 2020. Based on the DBS Sugerleggera, the DBS GT Zagato has a unique body penned by Italian design house Zagato. Standout features include a full-width grille, muscular but smooth wheel arches, a long bonnet, wrap-around windscreen, and a chopped-down glasshouse and roof line.
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Derek Fung
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled
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25th Mar 2019
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for nine 2018 model-year S-Class sedans over concerns the Pre-Safe safety system may not engage even if a passenger is in the seat. According to the German marque, affected vehicles may not detect when a seatbelt is engaged, which will see a warning tone sound and a symbol illuminate in the instrument cluster.
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Skoda: Scala RS 'would make sense'
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24th Mar 2019
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Skoda: Scala RS 'would make sense'

The new Scala hatchback could be the next model in the Skoda line-up to get the sporty RS treatment, according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking with Auto Express, Skoda's board member "with responsibility" for sales and marketing, Alain Favey, said that a Scala RS isn't confirmed for production just yet, but is under consideration. "Officially we have not decided anything, but, yes, we are considering a Scala vRS," he said.
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