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Panel Beaters: The live CarAdvice panel show, kicking off Wednesday 8PM AEDT
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31st Oct 2017
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Panel Beaters: The live CarAdvice panel show, kicking off Wednesday 8PM AEDT

At CarAdvice, we love to engage with our readers, which is why we're kicking off a live streamed panel show that you'll be able to participate in. On the first Wednesday of each month Panel Beaters will go live at 8PM to cover the latest car news and give you exclusive content, led by a panel of industry experts. We'll be calling on you to provide comments, ask questions and even join us in the studio for future episodes!
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Paul Maric
Acura NSX 'Dream Project' revealed for SEMA
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30th Oct 2017
2 min read

Acura NSX 'Dream Project' revealed for SEMA

Honda's luxury arm, Acura, has revealed a special version of its NSX supercar for this year's SEMA show, dubbed the 'NSX Dream Project'. Developed in collaboration with ScienceofSpeed, the Acura NSX 'Dream Project' gets aerodynamic upgrades and powertrain modifications, giving the Japanese supercar a look inspired by GT3 racing, along with a power boost over the standard tune.
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James Wong
Subaru opens new tracks for autonomous driving tests
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30th Oct 2017
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Subaru opens new tracks for autonomous driving tests

Subaru has installed new tracks and made a number of changes to existing facilities at its Bifuka proving ground, in order to help it develop advanced driver assistance technologies. In addition to a new administration building and general upgrades to all of the facility's test roads, Subaru has created a new urban test track and given a major upgrade to Bifuka's high-speed circuit, bringing it closer to the real-world conditions found on many restricted access motorways.
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Derek Fung
Mazda sticking with diesels
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30th Oct 2017
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Mazda sticking with diesels

Mazda, the Japanese brand that has bet its powertrain future on the continuation of the internal combustion engine for the medium to long-term, has also acknowledged that work on its SkyActiv D turbo-diesel engines will continue for years to come. Despite having announced and soon set to launch a range of new compression-ignition SkyActiv X engines, which take the best of petrol and diesel into account, Mazda says there is still a place for diesel engines in its line-up.
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Alborz Fallah
Bloodhound SSC sprints from 0-338km/h in 8.0 seconds
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29th Oct 2017
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Bloodhound SSC sprints from 0-338km/h in 8.0 seconds

The Bloodhound SSC has made its first public test runs this week, with the new rocket car showing promise ahead of its much-publicised World Land Speed Record attempt. Making its debut at Cornwall Airport in Newquay, 20 years after the Thrust SSC set the current land speed record, the Bloodhound SSC made two runs along the 2.7-kilometre runway, accelerating at a rate of 1.5G and reaching 210mph (338km/h) from a standstill in just 8.0 seconds flat.
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James Wong