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Hardcore Raptor-fighting HiLux not in the pipeline
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27th Oct 2019
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Hardcore Raptor-fighting HiLux not in the pipeline

Toyota Australia (TMCA) has no high-performance HiLux derivative to tackle Ford’s Ranger Raptor in the pipeline, though local management acknowledges the “formidable competition” it faces to stay atop the sales charts without one. The current flagship Toyota HiLux is called Rugged X, which features a bunch of 4x4 bits such as rock rails, a snorkel and bash plate, added in Australia once the cars arrive from the Thai plant. It’s $64,490 plus on-road costs. Review is here.
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Mike Costello
2020 BMW M5 CS spied
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26th Oct 2019
1 min read

2020 BMW M5 CS spied

The upcoming BMW M5 CS has been snapped totally undisguised, revealing its lightweight wheels and carbon lip spoiler. Designed to sit above the M5 Competition, which is no shrinking violet itself, the new CS will be lighter, more aggressive and potentially more powerful than its stablemates. There are a couple of big giveaways that this is a CS, not a Competition wearing some M Performance add-ons. First up, it's wearing a CS badge...
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Scott Collie
2021 BMW i4 spied again
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25th Oct 2019
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2021 BMW i4 spied again

Photographers have snapped images of the upcoming BMW i4 electric vehicle with as thin a disguise as ever, ahead of a likely debut in late 2020 or early 2021. Here we can see the production headlight units and LED daytime-running light signature, which really is no surprise given the close family ties with the latest 3 Series and upcoming 4 Series range.
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James Wong
2020 Skoda Kamiq GT sketched ahead of November 4 reveal
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25th Oct 2019
3 min read

2020 Skoda Kamiq GT sketched ahead of November 4 reveal

The Skoda Kamiq GT has been previewed in sketches ahead of its reveal on November 4, giving an early glimpse of the Czech brand's latest model for the Chinese market. If the aesthetic looks familiar, we don't blame you. The Kamiq GT looks almost exactly like the Vision GT concept that previewed it in June, with slight changes to the front bumper insert, wing mirrors, and wheels.
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James Wong
Hyundai Sonata and Nexo land speed record vehicles unveiled
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24th Oct 2019
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Hyundai Sonata and Nexo land speed record vehicles unveiled

Hyundai has confirmed it attempted two world land speed records at the Bonneville salt flats in the US state of Utah on September 25, 2019. In the hydrogen fuel-cell category, a lightly modified Hyundai Nexo hit a top speed of 170.85km/h (106.16mph).
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Derek Fung