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2019 Lexus LS gets more safety kit
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22nd Nov 2018
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2019 Lexus LS gets more safety kit

Lexus Australia has announced some specification upgrades for its flagship LS500 and LS500h limousines, in the form of new active safety and driver assistance technologies. Headlining the additions is a new pedestrian avoidance system which can recognise an imminent collision with a pedestrian and control the vehicle's steering and braking to avoid the accident – dubbed active steering assist.
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James Wong
Mazda CX-8: Petrol off the menu for Australia
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22nd Nov 2018
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Mazda CX-8: Petrol off the menu for Australia

With the CX-9 and CX-5 now available with a turbocharged petrol engine, Mazda has ruled out bringing a petrol version of its segment-straddling CX-8 to Australia. With power from the same 2.5-litre turbo and naturally-aspirated engines offered in the CX-5, the non-diesel CX-8 was revealed as part of a mid-life refresh in Japan. At the time, Mazda Australia said there were "no local announcements" on the vehicle.
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Scott Collie
BMW X5 xDrive40i pricing and specs
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22nd Nov 2018
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BMW X5 xDrive40i pricing and specs

BMW has announced pricing and specs for the mid-range X5 xDrive40i, arriving in Australia during the first quarter of 2019 from $115,900 before on-road costs. The new variant sits between the 30d and M50d, with power from a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre inline-six petrol engine making 250kW and 450Nm. It's put to all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission, as with the wider range, for a 100km/h sprint time of just 5.2 seconds.
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Scott Collie
2019 Range Rover Evoque teased again
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22nd Nov 2018
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2019 Range Rover Evoque teased again

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22nd Nov 2018
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2019 Range Rover Evoque teased again

Range Rover Evoque 2018
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McLaren 720S Spider teased
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21st Nov 2018
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McLaren 720S Spider teased

McLaren Automotive has announced it will reveal a new model early next month, likely to be the 720S Spider. The British marque issued the above image which appears to be a 720S, with the only other information given being that the new model will be revealed on December 8. McLaren's new drop-top supercar will be the second new model launched under the company's £1.2 billion ($2.1b) Track25 business plan, which will see 18 new models and derivatives to be launched between now and 2025.
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2019 Ford Focus Active wagon revealed in Europe
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21st Nov 2018
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2019 Ford Focus Active wagon revealed in Europe

Ford has added the Active Wagon to its Focus range in Europe, expanding its range of pseudo crossover models to four on the continent. Like the Focus Active hatch, the wagon variant features off-road styling, although there's no mention of all-wheel drive. Like the hatch, the Active wagon seems to be a front-wheel drive only affair.
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Derek Fung
2018 Lotus Evora recalled
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21st Nov 2018
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2018 Lotus Evora recalled

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James Wong
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21st Nov 2018
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2018 Lotus Evora recalled

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