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Gordon Murray to launch new sports car in November
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23rd Oct 2017
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Gordon Murray to launch new sports car in November

Gordon Murray has confirmed he's starting a new low volume car manufacturing company, and its first product will be inspired by the McLaren F1. The first vehicle to be produced by Gordon Murray Automotive will be a "flagship model" that sees a "return to the principles applied to the McLaren F1".
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Derek Fung
X-Class deserves a premium price, says Mercedes-Benz
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23rd Oct 2017
3 min read

X-Class deserves a premium price, says Mercedes-Benz

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class deserves to be the ute segment’s most expensive vehicle, according to the German luxury car maker. Mercedes-Benz Australia has yet to confirm local pricing for the company’s first ever cab-chassis and dual-cab model, though in Europe it’s already carrying a significant price premium over competitors.
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Jez Spinks
2018 Lotus Elise Cup 260 revealed - UPDATE
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23rd Oct 2017
2 min read

2018 Lotus Elise Cup 260 revealed - UPDATE

Lotus has added another lightweight special edition to its lineup, in the form the Elise Cup 260. Just 30 examples of the lighter, more powerful Elise will be built to celebrate the British marque’s long history in motorsport.
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Scott Collie
NRMA confirms $10m EV plan, car makers push for govt support
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21st Oct 2017
4 min read

NRMA confirms $10m EV plan, car makers push for govt support

A report from the NRMA and Electric Vehicle Council has called for greater Government support of battery-powered vehicles. The Future is Electric lays out a six-point plan for accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles in Australia, arguing “the humble car is undergoing a major paradigm shift”. “Manufacturers and technology companies are rapidly moving the automotive industry towards an electric and automated future,” the report says.
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Scott Collie
Kia slams Stinger for SEMA
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21st Oct 2017
1 min read

Kia slams Stinger for SEMA

The 2018 Kia Stinger has only just landed, but the Korean manufacturer has already handed it over to West Coast Customs for a wide-body makeover. There’s only one image of the car at the moment, but the tweaked Stinger GT certainly shows some serious promise, with aggressively-flared arches and an angry-looking diffuser. West Coast Customs has lowered the front and rear suspension and swapped the standard wheels for 21-inch forged units, which lurk under widebody fender flares.
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Scott Collie