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2020 Hyundai Sonata: Initial details
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27th Mar 2019
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2020 Hyundai Sonata: Initial details

The new-generation Hyundai Sonata was first revealed a month ago, but now the manufacturer has release some preliminary details about its upcoming sedan. After getting an early glimpse of the exterior and interior designs, we now have new information regarding the new Sonata's engine range along with available convenience and driver assistance technologies.
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James Wong
Ford Fiesta, Focus mild-hybrid models confirmed for Europe - UPDATE
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26th Mar 2019
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Ford Fiesta, Focus mild-hybrid models confirmed for Europe - UPDATE

The Ford Fiesta EcoBoost Hybrid and Ford Focus EcoBoost Hybrid models have been announced for the European market. UPDATE, 27/03/19: Ford Australia says it has "no announcements on Fiesta Hybrid or Focus Hybrid at this stage". Both models feature a 1.0-litre turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine with a belt-driven integrated starter/generator in place of the regular alternator.
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Derek Fung
Time Machine Tuesday: 26 March 2019
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26th Mar 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: 26 March 2019

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of March 26 in years past. It should be in Australian showrooms very soon, too Get a load of that open-top V10 goodness Sadly, the handsome Optima won't be around in Australia much longer Is it your pick of the ute-based SUV segment?
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James Wong
Skoda Octavia: Next-gen here in early 2021
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26th Mar 2019
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Skoda Octavia: Next-gen here in early 2021

Skoda Australia has indicated the next-generation of its most popular model, the Octavia, will be arriving Down Under during the first quarter of 2021. Paul Pottinger, communications boss for Skoda's local division, told CarAdvice the next-gen small liftback and wagon will commence production for our market late next year. "Production starts in the backend of 2020 for Q1 2021 launch," he said.
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James Wong
Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato sketched out
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25th Mar 2019
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Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato sketched out

The Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato has been teased in sketches, ahead of its production debut some time in 2020. Based on the DBS Sugerleggera, the DBS GT Zagato has a unique body penned by Italian design house Zagato. Standout features include a full-width grille, muscular but smooth wheel arches, a long bonnet, wrap-around windscreen, and a chopped-down glasshouse and roof line.
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Derek Fung