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Audi e-tron, Renault Clio, Volkswagen T-Cross shine in Euro NCAP testing
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23rd May 2019
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Audi e-tron, Renault Clio, Volkswagen T-Cross shine in Euro NCAP testing

Euro NCAP has released a new round of safety ratings this week, with a trio of new models impressing against the firm's latest, strictest criteria. In addition to the ANCAP ratings released this week based on the European arm's testing, a handful of models not yet available in Australia also received five-star ratings – the electric Audi e-tron, the new Renault Clio light hatch, and the Volkswagen T-Cross compact crossover.
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James Wong
Mercedes-Benz GLE580 joins US line-up
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23rd May 2019
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Mercedes-Benz GLE580 joins US line-up

Mercedes-Benz USA has added a new range-topping variant to the new GLE range, in the form of the GLE580 with EQ Boost technology. It's the first time we've seen the new-generation GLE with a V8 engine – though the new AMG 63 version will get one too – and this one is shared with the larger GLS580.
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James Wong
2020 BMW X5 M50i, X7 M50i unveiled
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22nd May 2019
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2020 BMW X5 M50i, X7 M50i unveiled

The range-topping BMW X5 M50i and X7 M50i were unveiled overnight, ahead of an anticipated Australian launch before the end of the year. Like the M850i xDrive, both crossovers are powered by a 4.4-litre V8 with two turbochargers located within the V. The engine is said to make 390kW of power between 5500 and 6000rpm, and 750Nm between 1800rpm and 4600rpm. All of that is channelled to the ground via an eight-speed automatic transmission and an all-wheel drive system.
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Derek Fung
2020 Opel Corsa leaked
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22nd May 2019
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2020 Opel Corsa leaked

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James Wong
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22nd May 2019
3 min read

2020 Opel Corsa leaked

Opel Corsa 2019
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James Wong
2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport revealed, on sale now
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22nd May 2019
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2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport revealed, on sale now

Land Rover has revealed the updated 2020 Discovery Sport, ahead of its arrival in local showrooms later this year. UPDATE, 22/5/19: Land Rover Australia has indicated it's expecting the MY2020 Discovery Sport to arrive around October 2019. See bottom of article for more. Headlining changes include a revised exterior design, more premium materials used in the cabin, enhanced driver assistance and infotainment technologies, and new 48V mild-hybrid diesel powertrains.
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James Wong
2020 Audi Q5 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid revealed
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21st May 2019
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2020 Audi Q5 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid revealed

The Audi Q5 55 TFSI e Quattro has been revealed, powered by a 185kW/370Nm 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine paired to a 105kW/350Nm electric motor built into the seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Total system outputs are rated at 270kW and 500Nm – the latter available from just 1250rpm. Audi says the Q5 plug-in hybrid is capable completing the 0-100km/h standard in 5.3 seconds, and hitting a top speed of 239km/h, or 135km/h in EV mode.
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