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MG Cyberster concept: two-seat sports car previewed
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12th May 2020
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MG Cyberster concept: two-seat sports car previewed

MG’s Chinese parent company SAIC has revealed images from its London-based design studio showing a racy, two-seater roadster, called the Cyberster. The images were published on the SAIC Design Advanced London Facebook page – the latest international studio opened by SAIC – with little additional information about the model. “Here’s a preview of something very exciting in the making, designed and developed by the UK & Shanghai Design team! Stay tuned for more…”, the post said.
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Sam Purcell
‘SUVs here to stay’: Renault design chief
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12th May 2020
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‘SUVs here to stay’: Renault design chief

The proliferation of SUVs on our roads is not going to subside anytime soon. That’s the message from Francois Leboine, the head of concept car design at French auto giant Renault, who spoke to Australian media during a phone conference last week. In addition to their popularity due to a taller driving position – and more flexible cabins and cargo areas – SUVs also provide close to the ideal platform for electrification, he said.
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Rob Margeit
Toyota GR Corolla poised for the USA. Now for Australia...
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11th May 2020
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Toyota GR Corolla poised for the USA. Now for Australia...

Toyota USA has hinted a GR version of its Corolla hatchback may be joining its lineup, however plans for other countries including Australia are yet to be announced. In a recent Twitter post, Toyota USA said, “While GR Yaris isn’t hitting the states … perhaps it’s time the US got a hot hatch to call its own”. In the US, Toyota offers only the Yaris and Corolla as hatchback options.
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Liam Murphy
Jerry Seinfeld axes Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee web series
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10th May 2020
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Jerry Seinfeld axes Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee web series

Comedian and car enthusiast Jerry Seinfeld appears to have pulled the pin on his long-standing TV series ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’. In an interview with Variety magazine, Jerry Seinfeld said: “We haven’t planned anything with that show. I kind of feel like I did that tour.” Seinfeld said while the series looked easy to produce it was in fact more time-consuming than most people expected.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Audi Q8 50 TDI quattro price and specs
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9th May 2020
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2020 Audi Q8 50 TDI quattro price and specs

Audi has announced the Australian price and specifications for the latest addition to its Q8 SUV family, the Audi Q8 50 TDI quattro. The diesel variant arrived in Australian showrooms this month, joining the petrol-powered Audi Q8 55 TFSI quattro variant as the second available option in the large luxury SUV range. The 50 TDI will be priced from $129,900 plus on-road costs – the same starting price as its 55 TFSI sister car.
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Susannah Guthrie