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Civic Type R v Defender V8 drag race - video
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16th Nov 2018
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Civic Type R v Defender V8 drag race - video

The Honda Civic Type R has already proven itself performance king among front-drive hot hatches, so now it's looking for bigger fish to fry. In what's one of the weirdest match-ups in drag race history, Top Gear has lined up the UK-built hatch against a Land Rover Defender – what?!
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James Wong
2019 Porsche 911 teased
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16th Nov 2018
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2019 Porsche 911 teased

Porsche has issued a new teaser image for its upcoming 2019 911, revealing the car will maintain its familiar silhouette. Surprised? Us neither. Set for reveal at the Los Angeles motor show later this month, the '992' 911 has been spied a multitude of times in various states of undress. Based on those images, we know the car will get slimmer tail-lights with a clear cover, along with a diffuser and exhaust treatment in keeping with the Panamera, Macan and Cayenne.
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Scott Collie
BMW 118d, 120i dead for 2019
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15th Nov 2018
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BMW 118d, 120i dead for 2019

BMW will bring the 1 Series into 2019 with a trimmed-back range, culling the 118d and 120i as it prepares to welcome the next-generation model. The company yesterday announced a new Shadow Edition for the 118i and 125i, along with a new style-oriented options package.
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Scott Collie
2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe spied again
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15th Nov 2018
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2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe spied again

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Derek Fung
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15th Nov 2018
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2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe spied again

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Derek Fung
Tesla Australia to add CCS chargers to support Model 3
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15th Nov 2018
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Tesla Australia to add CCS chargers to support Model 3

Tesla Australia has announced it will upgrade its Supercharger network with Combined Charging System (CCS) plugs, in order to support the upcoming Model 3 sedan. Unlike the Model S and Model X, the Model 3 will come with a CCS port, which combines AC and DC connectors – the S and X are currently produced with only a Type 2 port that doesn't allow them to utilise most public DC fast-chargers without an adapter.
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James Wong
Subaru WRX STI Diamond Edition revealed for South Africa
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15th Nov 2018
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Subaru WRX STI Diamond Edition revealed for South Africa

Subaru South Africa has announced the WRX STI Diamond Edition to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Subaru Technica International (STI). Developed by the South African division, the Diamond Edition is the most powerful version of the WRX STI offered globally, retuned to deliver a meaty 349hp (260kW) and 342lb-ft (464Nm). Subaru claims the Diamond Edition will hit 100km/h in 5.03 seconds (compared to 5.76 seconds in the standard car), on its way to a top speed of 255km/h.
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