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Porsche is planning a rear-wheel-drive version of its Taycan electric car
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26th Apr 2020
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Porsche is planning a rear-wheel-drive version of its Taycan electric car

German sports car maker Porsche is developing a more affordable rear-wheel drive version of its Taycan electric car to provide buyers with a "more accessible" entry point into the range. According to a report from Car Magazine in the UK, Porsche's research and development chief, Dr Michael Steiner, said more affordable Taycan models would eventually join the existing 4S, Turbo and Turbo S offerings in the range. "There will be entry-level models coming off the Taycan," Dr Steiner said.
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Susannah Guthrie
Fiat releases limited-edition 'Dolcevita' 500C
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25th Apr 2020
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Fiat releases limited-edition 'Dolcevita' 500C

Fiat Australia has released a limited-edition 'Dolcevita' version of its pint-sized convertible, the 500C, with only 30 examples available nationwide. A nod to the brand's Italian heritage, the Dolcevita comes in a single specification based on the existing 500C Club and will be priced from $30,750 plus on-road costs – $3500 more than the Club variant, which is $27,250 plus on-road costs.
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Susannah Guthrie
Brabham BT62 supercar tips the scales at 1600kg … of downforce. Here’s how
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25th Apr 2020
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Brabham BT62 supercar tips the scales at 1600kg … of downforce. Here’s how

Adelaide-based hypercar constructor, Brabham Automotive, has published a range of fascinating technical details on the aero credentials of its first car, the track-ready BT62. Offered as a self-described “diversion” from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Brabham’s engineers have described a selection of the BT62’s impressive aerodynamic capabilities.
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Kez Casey
Scoop! 2021 Toyota HiLux images leaked online
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24th Apr 2020
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Scoop! 2021 Toyota HiLux images leaked online

The 2021 Toyota HiLux has been revealed in fresh images that have appeared on the internet overnight. The website Milele Motors has published what appears to be computer-generated renderings of the mid-life facelift of the Toyota HiLux. As reported exclusively by CarAdvice last month, Toyota dealers in Australia have been told they will receive the updated HiLux range towards the end of July this year.
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Joshua Dowling
2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class limousine spy photos
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23rd Apr 2020
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2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class limousine spy photos

The Maybach version of the next-generation Mercedes S-Class limousine has been caught on camera in heavy camouflage on the roads near Germany's Nurburgring. While the disguise doesn’t give away much in terms of exterior styling, its longer wheelbase – when compared to the standard S-Class it is based on – is apparent in these images. As is the possibility of rear-wheel steering in the photos on the roundabout (above and below).
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Liam Murphy