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2020 Land Rover Defender specifications leaked
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2nd Jul 2019
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2020 Land Rover Defender specifications leaked

Details about the drivetrains, dimensions and features of the Land Rover Defender have been leaked ahead of its launch later this year. A user on the Disco4.com forum has posted smartphone photos taken of slides outlining the new Defender's key details. Due to be launched October this year, the first cab off the rank will be the Defender 110. The five-door model will be 4758mm long, 1916mm tall, 1999mm wide, and ride on a 3022mm wheelbase.
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Derek Fung
2011-14 Mercedes-Benz SLS added to Takata recall
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2nd Jul 2019
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2011-14 Mercedes-Benz SLS added to Takata recall

Mercedes-Benz Australia has expanded its Takata driver-side airbag recall to include the 2011-14 model-year SLS AMG supercar. Joining older-generation A-Class, GL, ML and SLK model lines, the notice involves driver airbags that wear the less-serious ‘beta’ rating. A total of 121 SLS vehicles are affected by this recall – you can access the VIN list here.
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Lexus launches NX & RX Crafted editions
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2nd Jul 2019
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Lexus launches NX & RX Crafted editions

Lexus Australia has introduced a pair of special-edition models based on the NX and RX crossovers, which bring additional specification to entry-level variants for a minor price increase. The NX Crafted and RX Crafted editions are based on the Luxury trim level in both cases, and are available with all engine variants of the NX and five-seat RX.
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James Wong
Honda launches 50 Years Editions
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1st Jul 2019
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Honda launches 50 Years Editions

Honda Australia is celebrating 50 years Down Under, and to honour the milestone the company has introduced ‘50 Years Edition’ versions of its most popular model lines. Available on the Civic, CR-V, HR-V and Jazz, the 50 Years Edition package brings extra features and equipment on the models on which they’re based for a nominal price increase.
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James Wong
Subaru, Mazda, Suzuki, Isuzu join Toyota-led mobility company
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30th Jun 2019
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Subaru, Mazda, Suzuki, Isuzu join Toyota-led mobility company

Daihatsu, Isuzu, Mazda, Subaru and Suzuki are the latest Japanese automakers to join Monet, a firm led by Toyota and Softbank, and with significant investments from Honda and Hino. The company's first goal is to roll out on-demand car services, and by 2023 it hopes to have self-driving vehicles based on Toyota's e-Palette concepts (above).
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Derek Fung