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2018 Lexus UX and seven-seat RX to be unveiled in November - reports
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4th Jul 2017
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2018 Lexus UX and seven-seat RX to be unveiled in November - reports

The Lexus UX and a seven-seat Lexus RX will reportedly be unveiled at the Tokyo motor show in November as Toyota's luxury arm expands its range of crossover vehicles. According to Mag-X, the more commodious RX will feature the same 2790mm wheelbase as the five-seat RX currently on sale. To accommodate a third row and two extra passengers, the RX L will have a lengthened rear overhang. All up, the RX L is said to be 5050mm long, up 160mm from the five-seat car.
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Derek Fung
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class pricing and specs: New engines, new models
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3rd Jul 2017
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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class pricing and specs: New engines, new models

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has received some minor updates for the new year, bringing an updated engine line-up and the availability of a new equipment package. Headlining the changes are the introduction of the new C220d and C300 models, which replace the previous C200d and C250 respectively. Available in both sedan and 'estate' wagon bodies, the new diesel and petrol bring more power and torque over their predecessors, while both are mated to the company's nine-speed automatic transmission.
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James Wong
2017 Land Rover Discovery pricing and specs
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3rd Jul 2017
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2017 Land Rover Discovery pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications have been released for the new-generation 2017 Land Rover Discovery, ahead of the seven-seat British off-roader's arrival in Australian showrooms on August 1. As previously reported in December, when pricing was initially revealed, no fewer than five trim levels will be offered, along with three different turbo-diesel engines.
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James Wong
Volvo having trouble detecting kangaroos
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2nd Jul 2017
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Volvo having trouble detecting kangaroos

Australian wildlife is throwing a spanner in the works for Swedish manufacturer Volvo, who is currently developing its animal detection system. While the technology is used to detect larger beasts like moose in its homeland of Sweden, the company is struggling with kangaroos, according to a new report. Speaking with ABC News, David Pickett, Volvo Australia's technical manager, said the unusual way kangaroos move completely throws off the system.
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James Wong
GT2 RS could be a Nurburgring lap hero, if Porsche wills it
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2nd Jul 2017
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GT2 RS could be a Nurburgring lap hero, if Porsche wills it

Stopping short of suggesting there was anything suspicious about the Huracan Performante’s recent record Nurburgring lap time, Porsche Vice President of Motorsport, Dr Frank-Steffen Walliser, says Porsche would attack a record lap slightly differently to its upstart Italian stablemate. If Porsche were to take the GT2 RS to the 'ring at all, that is…
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Trent Nikolic