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2021 VW Golf GTI breaks cover, due in Australian showrooms by the end of this year
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21st Jan 2020
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2021 VW Golf GTI breaks cover, due in Australian showrooms by the end of this year

The next generation Volkswagen Golf GTI has broken cover, with a photo of its rear end posted on Instagram by photographer @wilcoblok overnight. While the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI is not due to be unveiled until the Geneva motor show in March, another Instgram post has shown what appears to be a dealer presentation of the new line-up.
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Joshua Dowling
Fake Ferrari sells for $396,000 in the US
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21st Jan 2020
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Fake Ferrari sells for $396,000 in the US

A fake Ferrari famously used in iconic 1980s movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, has sold for a staggering US$396,000 (A$577,000) at auction last weekend. The replica Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder SWB is one of three cars built by Modena Design and Development for the 1986 movie, that starred a young Matthew Broderick as the eponymous hero enjoying an illicit day off from school.
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Rob Margeit
Volkswagen Golf R Final Edition heading here soon
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21st Jan 2020
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Volkswagen Golf R Final Edition heading here soon

The Volkswagen Golf R will farewell showrooms with with a new eye-searing palette. Where VW's primo hot hatch has always rocked a sensible, buttoned-up design language when compared to outlandish offerings such as the Ford Focus RS and Honda Civic Type-R, the Golf R Final Edition - as the name suggests, the last hurrah for the seventh-generation model - doesn't stick to the script.
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Mike Costello
Isuzu Ute says it has no plans for hydrogen power, despite Honda technology tie-up
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20th Jan 2020
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Isuzu Ute says it has no plans for hydrogen power, despite Honda technology tie-up

Don’t hold your breath for a ute that only emits water vapour from its tailpipe. Isuzu says it has no plans to adopt hydrogen power for its next generation D-Max ute, even though the company has just signed an agreement with Honda to share the technology. Last week Isuzu announced it has done a deal to draw on Honda’s expertise in hydrogen gathered over 30 years.
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Joshua Dowling
First Chevrolet Corvette C8 sells for $3 million at auction in the US
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20th Jan 2020
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First Chevrolet Corvette C8 sells for $3 million at auction in the US

The first 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 has sold at auction for US$3 million (AUD$4.34 million). That's a massive $2.92 million more than the North American RRP of USD$74,995 (AUD$109,000) for the C8 bearing VIN 001. Australian pricing for the new Corvette is yet to be announced, but last month Holden teased us with a photo of a car being tested at its engineering facility in Lang Lang south-east of Melbourne, ahead of its scheduled showroom arrival next year.
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Mandy Turner