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2018 Nissan GT-R Track Edition and 'Copzilla' revealed for New York - UPDATE
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10th Apr 2017
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2018 Nissan GT-R Track Edition and 'Copzilla' revealed for New York - UPDATE

Update - The Nissan GT-R Track Edition is already on sale in Australia, see bottom of article for details The limited-run 2018 Nissan GT-R Track Edition has been revealed for the US market ahead of the New York motor show next week, along with a one-off Copzilla police car. Joining the 370Z Heritage Edition, the latest GT-R Track Edition (top) sits between the GT-R Premium and the flagship GT-R Nismo, and features numerous Nismo components.
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James Wong
Suzuki Ignis proving that 'weird' can sell
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9th Apr 2017
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Suzuki Ignis proving that 'weird' can sell

Everyone like a left-field success story, and on first impression the new Suzuki Ignis fits the bill. Launched in the middle of January this year, the retro-cool Suzuki city car attracted signifiant attention for its unusual design and crossover ground clearance. But the real question was whether anyone would actually buy something resembling a Pokémon on wheels.
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Mike Costello
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk revealed, Australian arm keen
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9th Apr 2017
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk revealed, Australian arm keen

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has finally been revealed, fusing the supercharged heart of the Hellcat-badged Dodge Challenger and Charger with the more practical body of an SUV. Under the bonnet is a 6.2-litre supercharged V8, developing 527kW of power and 874Nm of torque. Drive is sent to an on-demand all-wheel drive system via an eight-speed automatic transmission, which have both been upgraded over regular Grand Cherokee models to deal with the huge outputs of the Hellcat engine.
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James Wong
Jeep concept teased ahead of Shanghai debut
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8th Apr 2017
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Jeep concept teased ahead of Shanghai debut

Jeep has teased a new concept car that it will unveil at the Shanghai motor show later this month. Images from a teaser invite were published by Autohome. The text for the front-on shot reads: "Shanghai Motor Show, April 19. See you there." Accompanying the side-on image, the Chinese text says, "This is not an April Fools' joke". Up front, the concept features Jeep's signature seven-slat grille, as well as a slim set of headlights.
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Derek Fung
Interview: Ford technical leader Ellen Lee on the future of 3D printing
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7th Apr 2017
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Interview: Ford technical leader Ellen Lee on the future of 3D printing

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is taking the world by storm, but it’s not as new as you might think. Also known as additive manufacturing, 3D 'printing' was invented by Hideo Kodama at Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute in 1981, with a patent filed in 1984. While the process was far different to what we have on the market and in industry today, we have seen many applications printed, from body parts, shoes, to even guns. But, car companies are now getting on board.
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Mandy Turner