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The week's top news stories, May 27
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26th May 2018
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The week's top news stories, May 27

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.
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Scott Collie
Dodge Viper to be revived in 2021 – report
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25th May 2018
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Dodge Viper to be revived in 2021 – report

The Dodge Viper went out of production nearly a year ago, but it's alleged that the company's front-engined supercar could be getting revived once again – according to a new report out of the US. While official details are few and far between at this stage, Car and Driver says "trust us: A new Viper is happening".
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James Wong
Mercedes-Benz E450 announced for the USA
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25th May 2018
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Mercedes-Benz E450 announced for the USA

Mercedes-Benz's North American arm has announced details of the updated 2019 E-Class line-up, including the addition of a new V6 model to sit below the hybrid-boosted AMG E53. Set to go on sale in the American autumn, the new E450 and E450 4Matic variants will replace the outgoing E400 versions of the large sedan, wagon, coupe and cabriolet.
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James Wong
Honda Jazz-based electric car due 2020 - report
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24th May 2018
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Honda Jazz-based electric car due 2020 - report

Honda will begin its assault on the global electric car market with a new Jazz-based vehicle due to launch in 2020. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, Honda is preparing a Jazz-based EV with a range of around 300 kilometres. The new EV will go on sale in China and other markets during the first half of 2020.
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Derek Fung
2018 Audi RS4 Avant pricing and specs
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24th May 2018
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2018 Audi RS4 Avant pricing and specs

Audi Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the RS4 Avant, set to touch down from $152,500 before on-road costs. That's not cheap, but the all-wheel drive super wagon comes loaded with gear. To start with, it's powered by a 2.9-litre bi-turbo V6 engine making 331kW of power and 600Nm of torque. That's 170Nm more than the outgoing naturally-aspirated V8, helping the car hit 100km/h in a claimed 4.1 seconds.
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Scott Collie
2016 Ford Kuga, 2017 Escape recalled
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24th May 2018
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2016 Ford Kuga, 2017 Escape recalled

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Scott Collie
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24th May 2018
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2016 Ford Kuga, 2017 Escape recalled

Ford Escape 2018, Ford Kuga 2015
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Scott Collie