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Poll: Porsche 911 Turbo wins inter-generational battle
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5th Nov 2018
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Poll: Porsche 911 Turbo wins inter-generational battle

The modern Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Edition has beaten out its older, rarer cousin in our latest poll. Put head-to-head with the recently-auctioned 993 911 Turbo Project Gold, the modern Turbo won 61.6 per cent of the vote. Power in the Turbo S Exclusive comes from a 3.8-litre twin-turbo six-cylinder engine making 427kW and 700Nm. It's put to all four wheels through a seven-speed PDK transmission, for a sub three second sprint to 100km/h.
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Scott Collie
Audi RSQ e-tron: Cartoon concept unveiled
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5th Nov 2018
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Audi RSQ e-tron: Cartoon concept unveiled

Audi has unveiled a concept car with a difference, combining electric power with automation, voice activation, and a pure-electric powertrain. The only caveat? It's been developed for an animated film... The RSQ e-tron will feature in Spies In Disguise alongside Lance Sterling, voiced by Will Smith, as the superhero's automotive sidekick.
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Scott Collie
Aston Martin Valkyrie: New images show car nearing production
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4th Nov 2018
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Aston Martin Valkyrie: New images show car nearing production

The company has provided another sneak peak at the upcoming Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar via its Instagram feed. When the company first showed off a "near-production" version of the Valkyrie in July 2017, Miles Nurnberger, the company's head of exterior design, explained the body was "95 per cent of the way there".
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Derek Fung
Mazda posts $27M second-quarter operating loss
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2nd Nov 2018
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Mazda posts $27M second-quarter operating loss

Mazda has reported a loss of ¥2.2 billion ($27 million) for the fiscal second quarter ended September 30. Net income dropped 86 per cent to ¥3.8 billion ($47 million) during the the same period, with revenue holding steady at ¥856 billion ($10 billion). Worldwide retail sales fell by 3.0 per cent to 392,000 units, with losses recorded in North America, China and Japan. Mazda attributes the drop in sales to a production suspension triggered by flooding near its headquarters in Hiroshima.
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Chris Gething
Hyundai Veloster delayed until late 2019 - UPDATE
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2nd Nov 2018
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Hyundai Veloster delayed until late 2019 - UPDATE

The new-generation Hyundai Veloster has been delayed again, now scheduled to arrive in Australian showrooms in the fourth quarter of 2019, over a year after originally planned. UPDATE, 7/11/18: Hyundai Australia has confirmed the Veloster will launch locally in 2019, though couldn't offer further details other than that it's related to production line scheduling.
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James Wong