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2018 Mini Hatch, Convertible upgrades announced
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11th Jan 2018
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2018 Mini Hatch, Convertible upgrades announced

Details of the updated 2018 Mini Hatch and Convertible ranges have been announced this week, bringing a range of cosmetic, mechanical and technology upgrades to the British icon. Headlining the changes for the new model include the availability of adaptive Matrix LED headlights, new LED tail-lights, new logos and body finishes, revised alloy wheel designs, new interior trim choices, a new dual-clutch transmission option, and upgraded infotainment options.
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James Wong
2018 Suzuki Swift Sport pricing and specs
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11th Jan 2018
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2018 Suzuki Swift Sport pricing and specs

The third-generation Suzuki Swift Sport has arrived in Australia, priced at $25,490 before on-road costs — $2200 cheaper than the VW Polo GTI and $3500 less than the Renault Clio RS 200. The new Japanese pocket rocket picks up a new turbocharged engine shared in large part with the Vitara SUV. The 1.4 ‘Boosterjet’ unit makes 103kW of power and a much meatier 230Nm of torque between 2500 and 3000rpm. Fuel use is 6.1L/100km.
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Mike Costello
Mercedes-Benz launches new MBUX infotainment with new A-Class
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10th Jan 2018
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Mercedes-Benz launches new MBUX infotainment with new A-Class

In Las Vegas for the massive Consumer Electronics Show (CES), CarAdvice today had a taste of Mercedes-Benz's all-new smartphone-style operating system - MBUX - in, of all vehicles, the upcoming A-Class. You'd expect such clever, high-end technology to debut in something far more exotic such as a new S-Class, but according to the German Manufacturer, the all-new A-Class is the perfect platform to showcase the technology.
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Trent Nikolic
Mazda CX-8 confirmed for Australia, here second-half 2018
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9th Jan 2018
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Mazda CX-8 confirmed for Australia, here second-half 2018

UPDATE (10/1): Mazda Australia has officially confirmed the CX-8 will be launched Down Under, with the new three-row crossover to arrive sometime in the second half of 2018. See bottom of article for details. The new 2018 Mazda CX-8 SUV, revealed in July last year as a slightly smaller and more sporty-looking alternative to the familiar CX-9, is on its way to Australia.
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Mike Stevens
Top 10 growth brands for Australia in 2017
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9th Jan 2018
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Top 10 growth brands for Australia in 2017

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Mike Costello
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9th Jan 2018
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Top 10 growth brands for Australia in 2017

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Mike Costello