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New Lada Niva for 2018... Could it be?
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27th Jan 2017
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New Lada Niva for 2018... Could it be?

Everyone’s favourite pioneering Russian SUV, the Lada Niva, turns 40 years old this year - making it just about ready for an update. Reports this week suggest that Lada’s parent company, AutoVAZ, is finally looking to move the ‘darling of the field’ (Russian translation for Lada Niva) to a new and more modern platform, for launch in 2018.
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James Ward
CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 27, 2017
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27th Jan 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for January 27, 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 January 27, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.
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Tegan Lawson
2018 BMW Z5 spied
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26th Jan 2017
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2018 BMW Z5 spied

The upcoming sports car from BMW has been spied again during cold weather testing in Europe. Compared to the prototype spied at the Nurburgring last September, this tester has dropped some of its camouflage from the front bumper, production tail-lights (though still partially concealed under the disguise) and a new rear diffuser that features squared-off tail-pipes.
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James Wong
2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R to make Australian debut at Bathurst 12 Hour
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25th Jan 2017
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R to make Australian debut at Bathurst 12 Hour

The manic Mercedes-AMG GT R will make its first Australian appearance at the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour Race next month. After joining the supercar elite by lapping the famed Nurburgring circuit in 7 minutes and 10.9 seconds, the flagship Mercedes-AMG will take on Mount Panorama piloted by five-time DTM champion, Bathurst 12 Hour winner and AMG brand ambassador, Bernd Schneider. When it's not powering around the circuit, the AMG GT R will be on display, finished in "Green Hell Magno" paint.
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James Wong
Volkswagen Australia keen on EVs and plug-ins
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25th Jan 2017
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Volkswagen Australia keen on EVs and plug-ins

Volkswagen is embarking on a massive global push into electrification, but the company’s Australian subsidiary is still weighing up what its EV range will look like here by 2020. What we do know is that the production versions of the Golf-sized I.D hatch and I.D. Buzz retro people-mover concept cars are as good as locked-in for Australia within a few years time, shortly after their worldwide launches.
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Mike Costello