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No Plans for coupe-style Range Rover Velar
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3rd Mar 2017
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No Plans for coupe-style Range Rover Velar

Despite the fact the original Range Rover (and Velar-badged prototypes) was launched in a proper two-door coupe body style that continued production for 10 years before a four-door version was introduced, there are no plans to introduce that concept to the all-new Range Rover Velar line.
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Anthony Crawford
No hybrid Jeep Compass or seven-seater anytime soon
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3rd Mar 2017
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No hybrid Jeep Compass or seven-seater anytime soon

At this week's launch of the 2017 Jeep Compass in the United States, it was made clear to Australian journalists that Jeep won't be releasing a hybrid - or alternative powertrain - version of its small SUV anytime soon. “Could we do it in the future? Sure," Jim Lyijynen, Chief Engineer for Jeep Compass told the assembled Australian media. "Right now though, the focus has been to make this global platform successful.”
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Trent Nikolic
CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 3, 2017
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3rd Mar 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 3, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage,with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews. What happened in the week ending March 3, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.
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Tegan Lawson
Lamborghini Huracan Performante claims Nurburgring lap record - video
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2nd Mar 2017
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Lamborghini Huracan Performante claims Nurburgring lap record - video

The upcoming Lamborghini Huracan Performante has claimed the fastest production car lap record at the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife ahead of its global reveal at the Geneva motor show. Lapping the German circuit in 6 minutes and 52.01 seconds, the Huracan Performante was nearly five whole seconds quicker than the previous production record holder, the Porsche 918 Spyder.
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James Wong
Lexus named top manufacturer for customer satisfaction in Australia
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2nd Mar 2017
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Lexus named top manufacturer for customer satisfaction in Australia

Japanese luxury marque Lexus has been named the manufacturer of the year in the latest Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards. It's the third time in four years Lexus has taken out the title, winning in 2014 and 2015. "At Lexus, we pride ourselves on producing passenger cars and SUVs that exhibit the finest quality and craftsmanship," said Peter McGregor, chief executive of the company's local arm.
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James Wong