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Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 teased
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8th Nov 2017
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Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 teased

Volkswagen has released a teaser sketch of its upcoming Polo GTI R5, a rally version of the latest Polo GTI hot hatch. Making around 270hp (201kW), the Polo GTI R5 will become available to professional teams and drivers from the second half of 2018 to compete in various global motorsport series, including the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).
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James Wong
2018 BMW M3 CS revealed, local arm keen
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8th Nov 2017
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2018 BMW M3 CS revealed, local arm keen

The BMW M3 CS has been revealed, adding yet another variant - albeit in limited numbers - to the Bavarian manufacturer's sports sedan lineup. In similar fashion to the M4 CS, the M3 CS sits one rung up above the Competition Package variant, bringing more power, a more focused look, and extensive use of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP).
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James Wong
Porsche: GT3 manual doing well, but won’t be offered with the RS
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7th Nov 2017
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Porsche: GT3 manual doing well, but won’t be offered with the RS

Porsche’s decision to offer a manual transmission with the 911 GT3, off the back of the very limited run of stick-shift 911Rs, was seen as something of a gamble by the company, and not least by Motorsport Division’s head of road-car development, Andreas Preuinger. "We were having bets about how many we would sell," he admits, "and we recognised the risk that the demand might not be as strong as we hoped.
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Mike Duff
2018 BMW M8 spied inside and out
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6th Nov 2017
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2018 BMW M8 spied inside and out

The upcoming BMW M8 has been spied inside and out this week at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany. Set to become the company's flagship when it debuts sometime next year, the M8 has already been previewed by its GTE race car counterpart in preparation for the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season next year.
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James Wong
Alpine A110 confirmed for Australia
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6th Nov 2017
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Alpine A110 confirmed for Australia

The Alpine A110 sports car has been confirmed for the Australian market this week, set to arrive Down Under in the second half of 2018. According to the French manufacturer, Australia is the second market outside of Europe to be confirmed, and one of only three right-hand-drive markets to be receiving the A110 so far.
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James Wong