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Lexus IS Wax Edition unveiled with onboard vinyl record player
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1st May 2021
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Lexus IS Wax Edition unveiled with onboard vinyl record player

The US subsidiary of Lexus has produced a one-off 'Wax Edition' based on its IS medium sedan. As the name suggests, the vehicle features an inbuilt record player in lieu of its glovebox. The vehicle was built as a promotional exercise with music publication Pitchfork, as part of their "Driven by Sound" documentary series. Lexus involved Los Angeles-based production house SCPS to help outfit the showroom-specification IS350 F Sport for show-car duties.
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Justin Narayan
Renault ceases development of new diesel engines – report
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30th Apr 2021
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Renault ceases development of new diesel engines – report

French car manufacturer Renault has confirmed that it will no longer invest in the development of all-new diesel engines. According to a report from Automotive News Europe, Renault CEO Luca de Meo told shareholders that it will instead adapt existing powertrains for its "last generation" of diesel powered vehicles.
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Justin Narayan
2021 Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix: Race preview
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30th Apr 2021
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2021 Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix: Race preview

There's lots to play for as Formula One heads to Portugal for Round 3 of the 2021 F1 season. Last time out in Imola heavy rain brought chaos as Max Verstappen reigned supreme in his 11th F1 career win. The championship is now down to one point in a brilliant battle between Verstappen and seven-time world champion, Sir Lewis Hamilton.
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Emma Notarfrancesco
2022 Volvo V60 Cross Country: Australian launch due August 2021 with mild-hybrid petrol engines, regular V60 axed
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29th Apr 2021
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2022 Volvo V60 Cross Country: Australian launch due August 2021 with mild-hybrid petrol engines, regular V60 axed

The 2022 Volvo V60 Cross Country will arrive in Australia later this year as Sweden's rival to the Audi A4 Allroad. Volvo Australia confirmed to CarAdvice the V60 Cross Country will reach local showrooms in the third quarter of 2021 – with an August launch looking likely – as part of the brand's Model Year 2022 range, with one just choice of equipment level to be offered.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Sports Car (under $100k)
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29th Apr 2021
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2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Sports Car (under $100k)

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Sports Car (under $100k) With a field that includes a front-drive, rear-drive and all-wheel-drive finalist, the Best Sports Car Under $100,000 is a competition like no other! Who doesn’t want to have a bit of fun behind the wheel from time to time? Sports cars are becoming more advanced, more accessible and arguably more sporty than ever, all while evolving from the traditional two-door, rear-drive, manual-transmission approach of old.
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James Ward