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Factory-sponsored 1970 Beetle to tackle Baja 1000
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10th Nov 2017
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Factory-sponsored 1970 Beetle to tackle Baja 1000

Volkswagen USA has thrown its support behind one of the coolest entries to the 2018 Baja 1000. The ProjectBaja.com team will be lining up in a restored, heavily modified 1970 Beetle, supported by the might of VW America. The little Beetle, dubbed Tope by the team, has been treated to a comprehensive suite of modifications for off-road racing. it rides on a heavy-duty torsion bar rear suspension, with remote-reservoir Fox dampers and stiffer springs.
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Scott Collie
Honda Sports Vision Gran Turismo revealed
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10th Nov 2017
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Honda Sports Vision Gran Turismo revealed

Honda has unveiled its Sports Vision Gran Turismo in the virtual world. Styled like a miniature NSX, the car will be playable in Gran Turismo Sport, but there's no real-world version at the moment. As you'd hope of a compact Honda sports car, the Honda Sports Vision Gran Turismo is seriously light and seriously powerful. Thanks to the extensive use of carbon-fibre, it tips the scales at 899kg.
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Scott Collie
2018 Bentley Continental GT3 race car unveiled
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9th Nov 2017
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2018 Bentley Continental GT3 race car unveiled

The new Bentley Continental GT3 race car has been unveiled. Based on the latest Continental coupe, the car will go on sale from June 2018. Under the GT3's bonnet is the brand's 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8. With a redesigned dry sump, and intake and exhaust systems, the motor is said to develop over 410kW of power. Drive is sent to the rear wheels via a Ricardo six-speed sequential transmission, carbon-fibre propshaft, and a limited-slip differential.
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Derek Fung
2015-16 Mazda BT-50 recalled for shifter fix
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9th Nov 2017
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2015-16 Mazda BT-50 recalled for shifter fix

Mazda Australia has issued a recall for its BT-50 ute sold during 2015 and early-2016, over concerns manual examples could experience a loss of drive. The Japanese manufacturer says affected utes could be fitted with a gearshift cable retaining clip that isn't fully engaged, which could lead to the gearshift cables moving out of position and contacting the propeller shaft.
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James Wong
2018 Jeep Wrangler interior revealed
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8th Nov 2017
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2018 Jeep Wrangler interior revealed

The interior of the fourth-generation Jeep Wrangler has been revealed ahead of the car's full debut at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show. Following a set of three exterior photos last week, Jeep has continued its drip feed of information and pictures about its new Wrangler. Today's photos give us a look inside the car's interior, specifically that of the two-door Wrangler Rubicon.
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Derek Fung