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2018 Infiniti QX80 detailed ahead of Australian debut
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13th Nov 2017
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2018 Infiniti QX80 detailed ahead of Australian debut

The 2018 Infiniti QX80 has been officially revealed at this week's 2017 Dubai motor show, with an Australian introduction forecast for the first half of 2018. As reported last week, the refreshed luxury off-roader gets a new exterior look that's a little easier on the eyes, along with new alloy wheel designs (ranging from 20- to 22 inches), new interior materials and trims. There's also a range of driver assistance technologies available for the first time.
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James Wong
Are we any safer? Speed cameras rake in $1.1 billion in FY17 - each state's top 3 revealed
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13th Nov 2017
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Are we any safer? Speed cameras rake in $1.1 billion in FY17 - each state's top 3 revealed

Speed cameras have raked in a staggering $1.1 billion in Australia over a one year period in financial year 2017, and we can reveal the top three locations in each state. The numbers come on the back of a staggering 217 per cent increase in deaths on NSW roads for November compared to the same period last year, and a 15 per cent jump in the Victorian road toll last year.
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Paul Maric
Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate sets new Nurburgring lap record
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13th Nov 2017
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Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate sets new Nurburgring lap record

The Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate is the fastest wagon around the Nurburgring, setting a time of 7 minutes 45.19 seconds during a test drive conducted by German car magazine sport auto. Powered by a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 with 450kW of power and 850Nm of torque, the all-wheel drive super wagon lapped the 'Ring some 13 seconds quicker than the previous record holder - the Seat Leon ST Cupra (7:58.12).
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James Wong
Koenigsegg Agera RS breaks its own 0-400-0km/h record
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11th Nov 2017
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Koenigsegg Agera RS breaks its own 0-400-0km/h record

Just days after setting the speed record for production cars, the Koenigsegg Agera RS has broken the 0-400-0km/h record - which, incidentally, it broke just a month ago The record run took just 33.29 seconds, nearly nine seconds faster than the the mighty Bugatti Chiron, and four seconds quicker than its previous record set in early October (37.28 seconds).
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James Wong
2018 Kia Niro EV spied
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10th Nov 2017
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2018 Kia Niro EV spied

The all-electric Kia Niro EV has been spied during development testing in Germany this week. Despite being shrouded in heavy camouflage, we'd suggest the Niro EV will bear a strong resemblance to the Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid (below). The Niro prototype was also spied alongside a camouflaged version of the upcoming Hyundai Kona EV. It's expected the two electric crossovers will share elements of their underpinnings and technology suite.
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James Wong