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2019 Toyota RAV4 preliminary specs revealed
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4th Feb 2019
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2019 Toyota RAV4 preliminary specs revealed

Toyota Australia has announced further details about the upcoming 2019 RAV4, claiming it'll offer class-leading safety across the range. Regardless of trim, the mid-sized SUV will come with adaptive cruise control, pre-collision safety system (autonomous emergency braking) with pedestrian/cyclist detection, lane-departure warning, road sign monitoring, and automatic high-beam as standard from the base model.
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Scott Collie
FCAI: 6 million vehicle checks made on Takata lookup tool
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4th Feb 2019
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FCAI: 6 million vehicle checks made on Takata lookup tool

Australia's Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has announced an average of 32,000 vehicles have been checked a day on its Takata recall lookup website, six months since it was launched. Tony Weber, chief executive for the FCAI said: "This is an excellent response to a major public safety campaign. We passed the six million inquiry mark at the weekend". "There has been an average of more than 32,000 vehicle checks made every day since the website was launched six months ago."
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James Wong
Around the Tracks: Bathurst, RS4 and Nico Rosberg
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4th Feb 2019
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Around the Tracks: Bathurst, RS4 and Nico Rosberg

When we're not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here's a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
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Scott Collie
2019 Maserati Ghibli Scatenato revealed
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3rd Feb 2019
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2019 Maserati Ghibli Scatenato revealed

Maserati has revealed a limited-edition version of the Ghibli for Australia, dubbed the Scatenato, with just 20 examples on offer. The mid-sized sedan, which gets its name from the Italian word for unleash, is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 engine making 261kW. It's good for a 5.5 second sprint to the ton and a 267km/h top speed. Hooked up to an eight-speed automatic transmission, it'll return a claimed 11.0L/100km on the combined cycle.
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Scott Collie
Possible Nissan Pulsar successor leaked in China
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2nd Feb 2019
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Possible Nissan Pulsar successor leaked in China

Photos and details about the next-generation Nissan Sylphy have been posted online by Almuraba. If these pictures are accurate, the new Sylphy, which will likely be sold in North America as the Sentra, will have styling directly derived from the latest Altima. All of the Altima's design cues are present, albeit a little smoother and less brutal, and distilled to fit the smaller sedan.
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Derek Fung