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2020 Lotus Evora GT 410, GT 410 Sport pricing and specs
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8th Mar 2020
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2020 Lotus Evora GT 410, GT 410 Sport pricing and specs

Lotus Cars Australia has announced its 2020 Lotus Evora GT 410 Sport and newly-introduced GT 410 for Australia. The GT 410 joins the Sport as a more civil, Grand Touring-focused offering from the British marque. Both variants are driven by a mid-mounted 3.5-litre supercharged V6 engine that produces a hearty 306kW at 7000rm and 410Nm at 3500rpm.
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Liam Murphy
Aston to replace AMG V8 with hybrid V6, secures V12 future
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7th Mar 2020
4 min read

Aston to replace AMG V8 with hybrid V6, secures V12 future

It’s fair to say that Aston Martin has been having a tough time of things lately. The company’s share price has tanked since an IPO in October 2018, with a consortium led by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll bringing investment earlier this year, but also taking a large stake in the company. Development of electric models has been suspended for at least five years, and the corporate house has been bet on the success of the forthcoming DBX SUV. Yet CEO Andy Palmer is still smiling.
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Mike Duff
Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Land Rover communications boss, Richard Agnew
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6th Mar 2020
1 min read

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Land Rover communications boss, Richard Agnew

On this week's podcast, you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Costello. We cover all the reveals that would've happened at the aborted Geneva motor show, including the Fiat 500 and Volkswagen ID.4. Mike talks about February's new-car sales figures (VFACTS), which sees Kia continue to climb the charts. Sam Purcell speaks with Land Rover communications boss, Richard Agnew, at the launch of the Land Rover Defender.
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Mandy Turner
2021 Fiat 500 Cabrio revealed: Electric only
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4th Mar 2020
3 min read

2021 Fiat 500 Cabrio revealed: Electric only

UPDATE, June 10: The hatch variant has now also been revealed. Story here. Fiat has announced the third generation of its 500 model will be a full-electric vehicle (EV) – the first Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has ever produced in full series production. The 'La Prima' launch version will be limited to 500 cars in each market it's sold into.
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Liam Murphy
2020 Cupra Formentor unveiled for lucky Europe
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4th Mar 2020
2 min read

2020 Cupra Formentor unveiled for lucky Europe

Cupra, the performance division of Spanish marque SEAT – a brand not seen in Australia for decades – has revealed its 2020 Formentor crossover coupe-style SUV. The Formentor marks the first exclusive model under the Cupra banner. As with the wider Seat and Cupra lines, it won't be offered in Australia. Available with a full-petrol or high performance plug-in hybrid powertrain, the Formentor looks to blend the practicality of an SUV with the performance Cupra is known for.
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Liam Murphy