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UPDATE - 2004-07 Subaru Impreza recalled for airbag fix
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4th Jan 2018
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UPDATE - 2004-07 Subaru Impreza recalled for airbag fix

Subaru Australia has recalled 2004-2007 Imprezas fitted with replacement Takata airbag inflators. According to the company, some replacement passenger airbag inflators might have been installed incorrectly. More specifically, the inflators may have been installed in reverse. In the event of an accident, the passenger airbag might not deploy correctly, increasing the risk of injury.
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Scott Collie
Alfa Romeo preparing hybrid BMW X5 rival
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3rd Jan 2018
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Alfa Romeo preparing hybrid BMW X5 rival

Alfa Romeo bosses have confirmed a large SUV will join the mid-size Stelvio, complete with seven seats and a hybrid powertrain. The new BMW X5 and Audi Q7 rival will be built on the same platform as the Stelvio, according to a report in Auto Express. "The Stelvio for sure is an example of Alfa DNA, why don’t we translate that in a car which is a little big bigger?" Roberto Fedeli, Alfa Romeo chief technical officer, told the British magazine.
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Alfa Romeo Giulietta replacement could be Giulia-based
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2nd Jan 2018
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Alfa Romeo Giulietta replacement could be Giulia-based

Alfa Romeo is looking to broaden its range with a new large SUV and replacements for both the Giulietta hatch and 4C sports car. Roberto Fedeli, Alfa Romeo's chief technology officer, has told AutoExpress the company is looking to go further upmarket with a new crossover based on the Stelvio. Featuring an extended wheelbase, a new body, and, likely, seven seats, the larger SUV will weigh around 200 kilograms more than the five-seat-only Stelvio.
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Derek Fung
2018 KTM X-Bow GT4 unveiled
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1st Jan 2018
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2018 KTM X-Bow GT4 unveiled

Austrian company KTM has revealed the latest version of its X-Bow GT4 racer, designed to deliver lower running costs to amateur motorsport participants. Although it looks similar to the car it replaces, there are a number of meaningful improvements lurking under its angular skin.
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Scott Collie
Top 5 concept cars of 2017
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31st Dec 2017
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Top 5 concept cars of 2017

2017 is almost over. It's time for Christmas parties, sunshine and rose-tinted reflection on the year gone by. But here at CarAdvice, we aren't taking our foot off the pedal just yet – instead, we're taking the chance to look back at some of the most interesting, exciting and downright strange stories published this year. Here are a few of our favourite concept cars from 2017, as selected by our journalists on their travels around the biggest motor shows in the world.
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