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2018 Porsche Cayenne teased ahead of debut next week
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21st Aug 2017
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2018 Porsche Cayenne teased ahead of debut next week

The third-generation Porsche Cayenne will be unveiled on August 29, European time, and to celebrate its impending debut, the sports car maker has released a set of photos of the new SUV during extreme hot and cold weather testing. To fine tune the car for paved roads, the new Cayenne, codenamed 'E3', has been put through its paces at the Nurburgring, Hockenheim, and Nardo race tracks. Various prototypes have also been tested on- and off-road in Finland, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, and Sweden.
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Derek Fung
2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S gets next-gen carbon-fibre wheels for $22,000
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21st Aug 2017
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2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S gets next-gen carbon-fibre wheels for $22,000

Porsche has announced it is bringing an all-CFRP (carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic) wheel to market in 2018, debuting as an option on the current 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. Each wheel weighs 8.6kg, which is 20 per cent lighter than the equivalent aluminium alloy version, but is also 20 per cent stronger – improving both acceleration and braking performance, according to Porsche.
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Anthony Crawford
Tesla to offer global driver recognition technology
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20th Aug 2017
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Tesla to offer global driver recognition technology

No matter where you are in the world, if you jump into a Tesla, it'll know who you are and what you like. Apparently. That's according to Tesla boss Elon Musk, who tweeted overnight that the company is working to enhance its driver recognition technology, so that you can effectively tailor any Tesla model to your specific preferences.
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Matt Campbell
Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 Cabriolet revealed
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19th Aug 2017
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Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 Cabriolet revealed

Mercedes-Maybach, the extra-luxurious marque of Mercedes-Benz, has revealed a follow-up this weekend to its bold and mighty Vision 6 concept. The new concept, imaginatively named Vision 6 Cabriolet, was revealed at this week's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance a year since the hardtop debuted at the same location. Both concepts follow the 2005 Maybach Exelero concept in paying homage to the brand's streamlined and long sports cars of the 1930s.
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Mike Stevens
2017 Beetle Sunshine Tour breaks registrations record
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19th Aug 2017
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2017 Beetle Sunshine Tour breaks registrations record

Fans of one of the world's most loveable cars, the Volkswagen Beetle, will be converging next week on the beach of the German Baltic Sea for the 2017 Beetle Sunshine Tour. Now in its 13th year, the world's largest Beetle meeting has 721 cars registered, achieving a new record. This year's theme is “Welcome to America”, celebrating the Beetle's success in the country.
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Mandy Turner