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2017 New York motor show: Oddities and curiosities from the Big Apple
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23rd Apr 2017
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2017 New York motor show: Oddities and curiosities from the Big Apple

The 2017 New York motor show will soon close its doors for the last time. We've covered the new releases and concept cars in great detail already, but here's one car we missed, and a few oddballs that gave this year's smaller show some colour and light. The lower secondary hall is largely filled with crossovers, SUVs, and pickup trucks, as well as displays from some smaller brands. Also afforded space are restored classic cars, including a selection of second-generation Corvettes.
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Derek Fung
2018 MG ZS to debut ‘smartcar’ tech, but not in Australia... for now
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22nd Apr 2017
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2018 MG ZS to debut ‘smartcar’ tech, but not in Australia... for now

The upcoming MG ZS small SUV, due to launch in Australia later this year, will feature some of parent company SAIC Motor’s intelligent internet technologies in its home market of China, a first for the MG brand. From launch, Chinese versions of the ZS will feature the intelligent voice-controlled personal assistant sourced from e-commerce giant Alibaba, integrated into the infotainment system of higher-grade models.
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James Wong
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI to use old Golf GTI engine - report
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21st Apr 2017
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2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI to use old Golf GTI engine - report

The next-generation Volkswagen Polo GTI will reportedly use the 2.0-litre turbocharged engine from the fifth-generation Golf GTI. Sources from within Volkswagen have told AutoExpress the new Polo GTI will ditch the current car's 1.8-litre turbocharged mill in favour of a 2.0-litre turbo unit, said to be the 147kW/280Nm engine used in the fifth-generation Golf GTI.
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Derek Fung
New Mercedes-AMG A45 is a while away yet, but expect more than 300kW
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21st Apr 2017
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New Mercedes-AMG A45 is a while away yet, but expect more than 300kW

Following the unveiling of the new GLC63 models at the New York Motor Show, we sat down with AMG boss Tobias Moers to discuss what comes next for the wildly successful performance arm of Mercedes-Benz. First question, the incredibly powerful A45 - specifically when we’d be likely to see the next generation. “It’s still a little while away, the next generation is not as - let me say this, you know how regular life cycles work,” Moers said cagily.
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Trent Nikolic
HSV GTSR W1 wallpaper gallery
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20th Apr 2017
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HSV GTSR W1 wallpaper gallery

If you love your Aussie muscle cars, you'll want to have the hero of all Australian muscle cars sitting on your desktop. CarAdvice photographer Tom Fraser has assembled ten of his favourite pictures of the 2017 HSV GTSR W1 that you can download in high resolution to set as your desktop wallpaper. To download high resolution copies of the images, simply click on your desired image(s) below and they will open in a new window as high resolution images.
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Paul Maric