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Audi Sport launching electrified models from 2020 - report
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14th Dec 2017
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Audi Sport launching electrified models from 2020 - report

Stephan Winkelmann, head of Audi Sport, has confirmed the company will offer electrified models from the year 2020, according to a new article out of the UK. According to a report from Autocar, Audi's performance boss confirmed "this will start by the end of 2020, with the first car of Audi Sport, and then there will be more coming" in the next decade.
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James Wong
2018 BMW X1 sDrive18i on sale from $45,900
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14th Dec 2017
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2018 BMW X1 sDrive18i on sale from $45,900

The 2018 BMW X1 range will be bolstered by the arrival of a new sDrive18i entry-level model in February, starting at $45,900 before on-road costs - $4000 more affordable than the sDrive18d variant. Powering the new price leader will be the 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbo petrol used in various Mini models, developing 100kW of power and 220Nm of torque.
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James Wong
2013-17 Mitsubishi Pajero recalled for Takata airbags
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13th Dec 2017
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2013-17 Mitsubishi Pajero recalled for Takata airbags

Mitsubishi Australia has issued a recall for 20,187 vehicles from its 2013 to 2017 'NW' and 'NX' Pajero model line as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. This latest notice refers to the less-serious (but still potentially dangerous) 'beta' airbags, in this case fitted on the passenger's side. As with previous Takata-related recalls, the airbag inflator may rupture when deployed, shooting metal fragments into the cabin.
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James Wong
2018 BMW M4 CS pricing slashed
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13th Dec 2017
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2018 BMW M4 CS pricing slashed

Revised pricing for the 2018 BMW M4 CS has been announced this week, cutting almost $21,710 from the $211,610 asking price revealed in July. The lighter, more powerful two-door M hero now kicks off from $189,900 before on-road costs, sitting above the existing M4 Pure ($139,900) and M4 Competition ($156,710) in the range. Otherwise unchanged, power in the CS comes from a twin-turbo inline-six with 338kW and 600Nm on tap, up 7kW and 50Nm compared to the rest of the range.
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Scott Collie
Porsche considering electric and coupe SUV options - report
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12th Dec 2017
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Porsche considering electric and coupe SUV options - report

Porsche is reportedly weighing up its options for a follow up to the upcoming Mission E electric sedan, and is also considering "coupe" versions of its SUV line. Although the brand is hard at work turning the Mission E concept into a production model, it's already considering its next steps in the EV arena.
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