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Lexus and Toyota to use rear-drive Mazda architecture - report
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24th Jun 2019
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Lexus and Toyota to use rear-drive Mazda architecture - report

Mazda's upcoming rear-wheel drive platform could also underpin a generation of rear-driven Toyota and Lexus products, if reports from Japan are on the money. Uncovered in May, the new platform will support longitudinally-mounted petrol and diesel inline-six engines with mild-hybrid augmentation, sending power to the rear or all four wheels.
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Scott Collie
2020 Audi SQ8 revealed, here in 2020
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24th Jun 2019
3 min read

2020 Audi SQ8 revealed, here in 2020

Audi Sport has revealed the latest addition to its performance SUV range – the new SQ8. Scheduled to arrive in Australia during the first half of 2020, the SQ8 TDI features the same turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 diesel as the related SQ7, augmented by two conventional turbochargers and an additional electric compressor.
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James Wong
Holden Commodore LS3 V8 fuel injector dramas
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23rd Jun 2019
3 min read

Holden Commodore LS3 V8 fuel injector dramas

EXCLUSIVE The final series of Holden Commodore V8s – powered by an engine once used in the Chevrolet Corvette – were built to roar. But less than two years after the end of local production, “thousands” of Commodore V8s have been reduced to a whimper. The last run of Holden Commodore V8s made locally – assembled from October 2015 until the last day on October 2017 – were meant to send off the homegrown hero on a high note.
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Joshua Dowling
2019 Genesis G80 pricing and specs
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23rd Jun 2019
4 min read

2019 Genesis G80 pricing and specs

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Joshua Dowling
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23rd Jun 2019
4 min read

2019 Genesis G80 pricing and specs

Genesis G80 2019
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Audi A3 ‘Cityhopper’ to slot between Q2 and Q3 - report
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22nd Jun 2019
2 min read

2020 Audi A3 ‘Cityhopper’ to slot between Q2 and Q3 - report

Audi could be prepping a crossover-styled version of the new-generation A3 Sportback called the 'Cityhopper’ – according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar claims the four-ringed marque is subjecting the all-new A3 to an Allroad-style treatment that should see the premium hatchback get a raised ride height, along with SUV-like bumpers and cladding, according to “a senior company source”.
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James Wong
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT3 revealed
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21st Jun 2019
2 min read

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT3 revealed

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled its new customer racing version of the road-going GT R, the GT3, before it goes on sale late in 2019. Continuing a program it started with the SLS AMG GT3 in 2010, and furthered with the original AMG GT3 in 2015, the latest GT3 is designed to deliver more performance than its predecessor with lower running costs. After all, racing is an expensive business, so anything that can be done to make marginally less expensive will be welcomed by teams.
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