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Poll: 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom holds sway over Cullinan
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1st Jun 2018
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Poll: 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom holds sway over Cullinan

The first ever Rolls-Royce high-sided vehicle, the Cullinan, might be the new kid on the block, but the Phantom has taken the win in our latest poll. An overwhelming 75 per cent of voters favoured the old-fashioned, three-box Phantom over the nouveau-riche crossover unveiled earlier this year. Both are powered by a 6.75-litre twin-turbo engine making 420kW of power, but the Cullinan makes a piddling 850Nm of torque compared to the 900Nm offered in the Phantom.
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Scott Collie
Ford adds Waze connectivity to Sync 3 – UPDATE
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31st May 2018
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Ford adds Waze connectivity to Sync 3 – UPDATE

UPDATE (4/6/18): Ford Australia has confirmed that the Waze function is available Down Under. See bottom of article for details. Ford North America has announced a new function of its Sync 3 infotainment system – it can now project the Waze navigation app from an iPhone. Using the Sync AppLink system, owners can plug their iPhone in using the USB port and view the app's real-time traffic and navigation service on the touchscreen, and control it via voice commands.
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James Wong
Tesla Model 3: Consumer Reports backflips on 'don't buy' verdict
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31st May 2018
2 min read

Tesla Model 3: Consumer Reports backflips on 'don't buy' verdict

It's amazing what difference a week can make in motoring. Just last week, Consumer Reports said it wouldn't recommend the Tesla Model 3, after testing revealed some strange behaviour under brakes. Elon Musk responded quickly, telling the world he – or rather, Tesla – could fix the problem with an over-the-air update. Update duly delivered, car duly re-tested and the Consumer Reports frown has turned upside down, with the consumer publication openly recommending the car.
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Scott Collie
2018 Mazda 6 pricing and specs
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30th May 2018
3 min read

2018 Mazda 6 pricing and specs

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Mike Costello
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30th May 2018
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2018 Mazda 6 pricing and specs

Mazda 6 2018
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Mike Costello
Genesis: Oz launch pushed back to Q4
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30th May 2018
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Genesis: Oz launch pushed back to Q4

Genesis, luxury subsidiary of Hyundai, won't be arriving in Australia until at least the fourth quarter of 2018 – after previously being scheduled for the third quarter. Public relations manager for Hyundai Australia, Guido Schenken, confirmed the news this week, meaning we won't see the G70 (top) or G80 (formerly Hyundai Genesis) until very late this year. Unfortunately, the brand's PR manager was unable to cite any official reasons for the delay.
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James Wong
Skoda launches bulletproof Superb Estate
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30th May 2018
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Skoda launches bulletproof Superb Estate

The people who need bulletproof cars (think dictators and heads of state, along with the occasional celebrity) generally like to stand out. They also tend to have money, and lots of it, which is why armoured vehicles are usually based on high-end limousines. That hasn't stopped Skoda from turning its sensible Czech approach to car manufacturing onto the task. Meet the armoured Superb, priced from upwards of $200,000 in Europe.
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Scott Collie