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Kia Stinger: Australian arm "determined" to get the sound right
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1st May 2017
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Kia Stinger: Australian arm "determined" to get the sound right

On track for a late 2017 Australian launch, Kia Australia says local tuning and development of the much-anticipated Kia Stinger is progressing well, with the next major challenge being to ensure the rear-wheel-drive, four-door sports sedan sounds as good as it can.
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David Zalstein
Lexus sedans must evolve to survive, says executive
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1st May 2017
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Lexus sedans must evolve to survive, says executive

A senior Toyota executive says sedans in the Lexus range will need to evolve to become sportier in order to fight back against the ever-growing consumer preference for crossovers. Tokuo Fukuichi, Toyota's global branding chief and head of advanced design, told Automotive News, "Unless we can really offer a sedan experience you cannot have with an SUV or crossover, I think the sedan may not be able to survive if it does not evolve".
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Derek Fung
Mazda CX-3 updated with new tech and equipment
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1st May 2017
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Mazda CX-3 updated with new tech and equipment

The Mazda CX-3 is set to be updated within weeks, with the Japanese brand's small SUV set to receive a raft of changes. There's no visual update to the baby Mazda SUV, and while exact details for Australia are still to be confirmed, the line-up is set to see the across-the-board adoption of Mazda's G-Vectoring system, which changes the engine's torque output to different wheels to make it handle more precisely.
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Matt Campbell
2017 Isuzu MU-X pricing and specs
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30th Apr 2017
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2017 Isuzu MU-X pricing and specs

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Mike Costello
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30th Apr 2017
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2017 Isuzu MU-X pricing and specs

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Mike Costello
2018 Volvo XC60 detailed in new video
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29th Apr 2017
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2018 Volvo XC60 detailed in new video

The new 2018 Volvo XC60 has been detailed in an online walkaround video this week, featuring the company's senior product manager Hans Nilsson. In the eight-minute clip, Nilsson reveals the new SUV will be offered in three trim levels like its 90-Series stablemates - Momentum, R-Design and Inscription - while a range of alloy wheels will be offered, from 18 to 22 inches in diameter.
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James Wong
Mitsubishi's first car to be recreated for 100th birthday, but with a twist
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29th Apr 2017
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Mitsubishi's first car to be recreated for 100th birthday, but with a twist

The Mitsubishi Model A will be recreated, but substantially updated, for Mitsubishi Motors' 100th birthday later this year. Overnight, Mitsubishi Motors' North American arm announced, in conjunction with West Coast Customs, it would recreate the 1917 Model A. As noted in Forbes, the original Model A was based on the Fiat Tipo 3, and was powered by a 2.8-litre four-cylinder engine cranking out 26kW of power.
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Derek Fung