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Koenigsegg headed to Australia in June
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17th May 2018
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Koenigsegg headed to Australia in June

Koenigsegg, Swedish maker of wild hypercars like the Regera (above), has announced it will open its first factory-backed dealership in Australia later this year. Scheduled to launch in June, the company confirmed its vehicles will be available through Prodigy Automotive in conjunction with Lorbek Luxury Cars in Melbourne, Victoria.
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James Wong
2019 Volvo S60 abandons diesel
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16th May 2018
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2019 Volvo S60 abandons diesel

The Volvo S60 will be the first model from the company in many generations to not feature a diesel engine option. Production of the new S60 begins in the northern autumn at the company's new factory in Charleston, South Carolina. Volvo says its new American plant will be the car's sole manufacturing point. Riding on Volvo's Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), the new S60 will share a lot in common with the recently unveiled V60 wagon.
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Derek Fung
Audi RS6 v Ariel Atom drag race - Video
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16th May 2018
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Audi RS6 v Ariel Atom drag race - Video

Both the Ariel Atom and Audi RS6 are fast, although they both go about it differently. Where the big RS6 Avant relies on huge power and prodigious traction off the line to nail its acceleration figures, the Atom is all about light weight and careful throttle management.
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Scott Collie
Kia reveals new mild-hybrid system
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16th May 2018
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Kia reveals new mild-hybrid system

Kia has detailed its new EcoDynamics+ diesel mild-hybrid system, which will debut in the Sportage SUV later this year – but it won't be coming to Australia. Combining a turbo-diesel engine with a 48V electric motor, Kia says the mild-hybrid setup "provides electric power and reduces engine load under acceleration", while also recuperating energy during in-gear deceleration and braking.
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James Wong
2019 BMW 7 Series facelift spied
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15th May 2018
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2019 BMW 7 Series facelift spied

The facelifted BMW 7 Series has been spied doing some hot laps around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Compared to the spy photo set taken in January, this latest 7 Series prototype looks to be wearing production versions of its revised headlamps and tail-lights, albeit heavily taped up and disguised.
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Derek Fung