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2018 Buick Enclave revealed in New York, Avenir luxury badge debuts
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15th Apr 2017
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2018 Buick Enclave revealed in New York, Avenir luxury badge debuts

The 2018 Buick Enclave has been revealed at the New York motor show this week, also launching the General Motors subsidiary's Avenir premium sub-brand. Compared to the model before it, the Enclave has taken on a more conventional and handsome crossover design rather than its MPV-like predecessor, while also introducing a suite of new infotainment and driver assistance technologies.
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James Wong
Toyota FT-4X concept is '75 per cent' production ready
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15th Apr 2017
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Toyota FT-4X concept is '75 per cent' production ready

Ian Cartabiano, chief designer of the Toyota FT-4X and studio chief design at Toyota's Calty studio in California, confirmed to CarAdvice the concept crossover isn't far shy of being production ready. Speaking to the media after the official unveiling of the FT-4X, Cartabiano said: "We always design [Calty's concepts] to be at the 75 per cent stage. We can make this thing."
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Derek Fung
Qoros K-EV concept revealed ahead of Shanghai debut
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14th Apr 2017
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Qoros K-EV concept revealed ahead of Shanghai debut

The Qoros K-EV concept has been revealed this week ahead of its debut at next week's Shanghai motor show, giving us a first glimpse of the electric supercar. Developed in partnership with Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg, the K-EV is the latest product of the collaboration between the two companies, and is said to feature a similar transmission-less all-wheel drive plug-in hybrid system as the Regera hypercar.
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James Wong
Genesis not focused on volume, seeking to establish credibility first
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13th Apr 2017
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Genesis not focused on volume, seeking to establish credibility first

New South Korean luxury brand, Genesis, says its current aim is to establish itself as a true competitor to the likes of Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi, with volume and sales expectations not a priority for the foreseeable future. Speaking to CarAdvice at the New York motor show this week, Manfred Fitzgerald, the former head of brand and design at Lamborghini and now the boss of Hyundai's offshoot Genesis brand, says that building brand credibility is the first focus for the Hyundai-owned brand.
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Alborz Fallah
Hyundai Kona small SUV due by October, leading new model onslaught
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13th Apr 2017
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Hyundai Kona small SUV due by October, leading new model onslaught

From around October this year, Hyundai Australia will finally have a small SUV to rival the Honda HR-V and Nissan Qashqai. Codenamed 'OS', the Korean B-segment Hyundai Kona crossover was teased a few weeks ago, with the company promising class-leading cabin space and sorted driving dynamics. The new small SUV will fill a glaring hole in the company's local range, where it will sit below the just-updated, hugely popular Tucson (pictured below).
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Mike Costello