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Holden completes first test of turbo V6 'Supercar'
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30th Jun 2017
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Holden completes first test of turbo V6 'Supercar'

Holden Motorsport has undertaken its first test of the turbo V6 engine it will race in the Supercars series from 2019. The new powerplant, sourced from the forthcoming and fully imported Opel Insignia that will replace the Holden Commodore in Australian showrooms from next year, was transplanted into the Red Bull Holden Racing Team ‘Sandman’ test mule for its initial shakedown at Norwell Motorplex on the Gold Coast this week.
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Rob Margeit
BMW 3 Series Electric to debut September, options cut to fund for EV R&D - reports
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29th Jun 2017
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BMW 3 Series Electric to debut September, options cut to fund for EV R&D - reports

An all-electric BMW 3 Series sedan will reportedly be unveiled at this year's Frankfurt motor show in September, although BMW has yet to make any announcement of plans. Sources have told Handelsblatt the 3 Series EV will make its debut in September, partially as a spoiler for the Tesla Model 3, which goes into production later this year.
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Derek Fung
2018 Range Rover Velar adds 221kW Ingenium petrol engine - UPDATE
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28th Jun 2017
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2018 Range Rover Velar adds 221kW Ingenium petrol engine - UPDATE

Update - Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has confirmed pricing and specifications for all new Ingenium petrol models will be announced on August 1. The upcoming 2018 Range Rover Velar has become the latest recipient of parent company Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) most powerful version of its 2.0-litre 'Ingenium' petrol engine. With the wider Velar range heading Down Under later this year, the company expects the high-output petrol models to go on sale around December 2017.
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James Wong
Continental: 'Diesel is not dead'
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28th Jun 2017
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Continental: 'Diesel is not dead'

German automotive giant Continental is bucking the general perception that diesel-powered cars’ days are numbered and declares that “diesel has a future”. That bold statement comes on the back off Continental unveiling a new technology called Super Clean Electrified Diesel, which the company claims can reduce NO emissions by 60 per cent.
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Rob Margeit
Aston Martin DB11 gets twin-turbo V8 option, Australian pricing confirmed
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28th Jun 2017
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Aston Martin DB11 gets twin-turbo V8 option, Australian pricing confirmed

The 2017 Aston Martin DB11 may only have just been released, but the British marque has already added a second engine choice - a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8. Just as the smaller Vantage is offered with both V8 and V12 engines, the DB11's two-pronged attack provides a more affordable entry point into the Grand Tourer's range, and is targeted at markets where car taxation policy is structured around engine capacity, like China.
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James Wong
Ferrari 488 'Speciale' spied
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27th Jun 2017
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Ferrari 488 'Speciale' spied

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Derek Fung
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27th Jun 2017
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Ferrari 488 'Speciale' spied

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