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HSV Silverado pricing and specs - UPDATE
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30th Apr 2018
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HSV Silverado pricing and specs - UPDATE

Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has announced pricing and specifications for the Chevrolet Silverado range, with the re-engineered American pick-up truck to start at $114,990 before on-road costs. UPDATE, 12/10/18: HSV has announced specifications for the larger 3500HD. See article for details. Five variants will be offered locally, though all versions feature the same 6.6-litre 'Duramax' V8 turbo-diesel making a healthy 332kW of power and 1234Nm of torque
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James Wong
2018 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer pricing and specs
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30th Apr 2018
2 min read

2018 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications for the updated BMW 2 Series Active Tourer have been released this week, with the refreshed MPV to kick off from $49,500 before on-road costs. While the price of entry has risen by $4500, the company has pared back the range to one variant, with just the 220i making the cut. Design revisions include new front and rear treatments, updated lighting, an updated interior and a new seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
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James Wong
Around The Tracks: Classic Porsche and BMW content
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30th Apr 2018
1 min read

Around The Tracks: Classic Porsche and BMW content

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?
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Scott Collie
BMW i8: No sportier variant coming
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29th Apr 2018
2 min read

BMW i8: No sportier variant coming

BMW’s flagship plug-in hybrid i8 looks set to continue with just one powertrain variant, although a next-generation model could raise the bar again in terms of performance, according to the brand’s executive team. At the launch of the new i8 Roadster in Mallorca, Marcus Pluntke, product manager for the i8 Roadster and Coupe revealed to CarAdvice customers, somewhat surprisingly, haven’t been requesting an even-more performance-skewed version of the car.
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Kez Casey
2018 Lamborghini Urus in numbers
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28th Apr 2018
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2018 Lamborghini Urus in numbers

The 2018 Lamborghini Urus is a monumental super-SUV, certainly in terms of engine capability. The Italian supercar manufacturer promised it would build the world's fastest petrol-powered SUV, and it has. Let's take a glance then, at some of the numbers. The 4.0-litre twin turbo V8 engine pumps out 478kW and 850Nm, staggering numbers for something other than a high-performance sports car.
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Trent Nikolic