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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 spied with new face
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4th Dec 2017
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 spied with new face

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG GLE63 has been spied this week, during performance testing at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany. For the first time, we can see the company's new 'Panamericana' front grille - which will soon become a commonplace across the entire AMG range - along with a beefier front bumper treatment, and different tailpipes.
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James Wong
Nissan looking to expand Nismo line-up in Oz
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3rd Dec 2017
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Nissan looking to expand Nismo line-up in Oz

Nissan Australia says it's keen to expand the range of Nismo performance models offered, which could mean sporty versions of its SUV lineup in the near-future. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch for the 2018 Qashqai, Nissan Australia CEO, Stephen Lester, said the local division is keen to increase its number of Nismo-branded offerings considering our market's strong take-up of performance vehicles.
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James Wong
Mazda investigating all-wheel drive for 3 and 6
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2nd Dec 2017
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Mazda investigating all-wheel drive for 3 and 6

When the silk was pulled off the facelifted 2018 Mazda 6 and a turbocharged petrol engine was announced, the natural next question was whether we'd see and all-wheel drive thrown into the mix. Speaking to media at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, president and CEO of Mazda North America Operations, Masahiro Moro said that huge demand in the US for all-wheel drive variants of the Mazda 3 and 6 have driven the brand to investigate overcoming the current platform limitations.
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Paul Maric
Mazda says no to Level 5 autonomy
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1st Dec 2017
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Mazda says no to Level 5 autonomy

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Paul Maric
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1st Dec 2017
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Mazda says no to Level 5 autonomy

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Paul Maric
This nifty invention converts your H-Pattern manual into a sequential shifter
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1st Dec 2017
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This nifty invention converts your H-Pattern manual into a sequential shifter

While wandering around SEMA 2017, we ran into Bremer Shifters, a stand that was displaying an innovative way to convert your H-Pattern gearbox into a sequential style shifter. Fitment is extremely easy, Bremer reckons, with no requirement to even drop the gearbox at all. You simply unbolt your existing shifter to accommodate the Bremer conversion shifter. We had a chat to Russ from Bremer, who gave us the rundown.
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Mark Trueno
Mazda working on next-generation rotary engine
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1st Dec 2017
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Mazda working on next-generation rotary engine

Mazda has admitted that it has an engineering division currently working on a next-generation rotary engine, but there's no definitive date for its release. Speaking to media at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, president and CEO of Mazda North America operations, Masahiro Moro, said the rotary fan base is huge, so a rotary is within Mazda's future.
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Paul Maric