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Around the Tracks: Formula E, Bloodhound SSC, and Ferrari F1
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23rd Sep 2019
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Around the Tracks: Formula E, Bloodhound SSC, and Ferrari F1

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? Who loves Formula 1 politics? Bloodhound lives on! Silver Arrows, but in electric form
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Scott Collie
Patent filings hint at Mazda RX-9
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22nd Sep 2019
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Patent filings hint at Mazda RX-9

Recently-discovered patent filings suggest Mazda could be developing a new two-door coupe powered by a rotary engine. Motor magazine in Japan has recently uncovered a patent for a "vehicle shock absorption structure". The accompanying diagram shows a new spaceframe design with a small engine bay, which seems too snug to fit a non-rotary internal combustion engine.
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Derek Fung
Toyota LandCruiser hits 10 million global sales, passes 1 million in Australia
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21st Sep 2019
7 min read

Toyota LandCruiser hits 10 million global sales, passes 1 million in Australia

The Toyota LandCruiser has clocked up an epic 10 million sales worldwide – including more than 1.065 million in Australia – as the latest figures show more have been sold here over the past 65 years than any other place on earth. The tally includes all three versions of the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series, Prado, 70 Series and their predecessors dating back to 1954.
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Joshua Dowling
Hyundai developing central armrest airbag
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20th Sep 2019
2 min read

Hyundai developing central armrest airbag

Your next Hyundai or Kia could feature a new type of side-impact protection, with the Hyundai Motor Group revealing a front armrest-mounted side impact airbag. The new airbag is designed to stop head injuries caused by front passengers colliding with each other, or hard objects in the cabin. Research quoted by Hyundai claims 'secondary' impacts in the cabin are responsible for 45 per cent of head injuries in side-impact collisions.
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Scott Collie
2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS spied
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20th Sep 2019
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2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS spied

Porsche's upcoming 718 Cayman GT4 RS has been snapped again, this time being put through its paces on the track. Launched this year, the new GT4 Cayman won plenty of fans with its naturally-aspirated engine and balanced handling. But more is more in the world of Porsche, and there's clearly more to be extracted from the 718 GT4 package.
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Scott Collie