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2017 Suzuki Ignis: Initial Australian pricing revealed in online competition
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19th Dec 2016
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2017 Suzuki Ignis: Initial Australian pricing revealed in online competition

Initial pricing for the 2017 Suzuki Ignis has been revealed in the terms and conditions of a competition designed to help promote the new model. Suzuki is currently holding an online competition where entrants can win an Ignis specified to their liking, which, according to the terms and conditions, is valued $21,750 including on-road costs. The prize includes an Ignis equipped with an automatic transmission ($20,000) with metallic/two-tone paint ($1000) and accessories ($750).
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James Wong
Mazda reveals two MX-5 specials for Tokyo Auto Salon
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19th Dec 2016
1 min read

Mazda reveals two MX-5 specials for Tokyo Auto Salon

Another pair of special Mazda MX-5 show cars have been revealed ahead of their debut at the Tokyo Auto Salon in January. First of the two roadsters is the MX-5 RF Custom Style (above), which appears to be based on the MX-5 RF RS that is already on sale in Japan.
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James Wong
2017 Land Rover Discovery pricing revealed: UPDATE - pricing starts from $65,960
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19th Dec 2016
4 min read

2017 Land Rover Discovery pricing revealed: UPDATE - pricing starts from $65,960

Pricing for the 2017 Land Rover Discovery range has been revealed, and the British brand will hit out hard with its new off-roader starting from just $65,960 plus on-road costs based on prices seen by CarAdvice. Update: An earlier version of this story stated different pricing to that seen herein. This has since been clarified by Land Rover Australia.
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Matt Campbell
Mercedes-Benz to collect autonomous driving data in Australia from 2017
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17th Dec 2016
3 min read

Mercedes-Benz to collect autonomous driving data in Australia from 2017

Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, will deploy a team of engineers to Australia in 2017 to begin collecting data for the advancement of its autonomous driving technologies, the company has confirmed. Speaking with CarAdvice this week, Mercedes-Benz Australia communications manager Jerry Stamoulis said that the work will focus on 'real-world' hands-on driving, using our unique mix of road conditions to improve the technology's capabilities.
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Mike Stevens
Volkswagen Arteon range could expand to include 'shooting brake' wagon
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16th Dec 2016
1 min read

Volkswagen Arteon range could expand to include 'shooting brake' wagon

If the Volkswagen Arteon 'coupe' sedan is a success, it could be joined by a shooting brake wagon part way through its lifecycle. Elmar-Marius Licharz, the man in charge of Volkswagen's full-size vehicle range, told Autocar that as far as Arteon derivatives go "a shooting brake is absolutely the sort of car that could work".
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Derek Fung