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2020 Mini John Cooper Works GP teased again
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24th Jun 2019
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2020 Mini John Cooper Works GP teased again

Mini has previewed the upcoming John Cooper Works GP once again, with a new set of images of a camouflaged prototype tackling the Nurburgring. The company says its new performance halo will hit the market in 2020, with production to be limited to 3000 units globally, one thousand more than the two previous iterations.
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James Wong
Holden Commodore LS3 V8 fuel injector dramas
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23rd Jun 2019
3 min read

Holden Commodore LS3 V8 fuel injector dramas

EXCLUSIVE The final series of Holden Commodore V8s – powered by an engine once used in the Chevrolet Corvette – were built to roar. But less than two years after the end of local production, “thousands” of Commodore V8s have been reduced to a whimper. The last run of Holden Commodore V8s made locally – assembled from October 2015 until the last day on October 2017 – were meant to send off the homegrown hero on a high note.
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Joshua Dowling
2019 Genesis G80 pricing and specs
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23rd Jun 2019
4 min read

2019 Genesis G80 pricing and specs

The Hyundai Genesis limousine – a favourite among hire-car drivers and a popular replacement for the iconic Holden Caprice – is finally back after a two-year break. However it now has a new name, a higher price, and is only available via a much smaller dealer network. It’s now called the Genesis G80 and will be sold only at standalone Genesis dealerships. After numerous delays, the first showroom opened in the Sydney CBD this week. Brisbane and Melbourne are due to follow in 2020.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT3 revealed
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21st Jun 2019
2 min read

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT3 revealed

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled its new customer racing version of the road-going GT R, the GT3, before it goes on sale late in 2019. Continuing a program it started with the SLS AMG GT3 in 2010, and furthered with the original AMG GT3 in 2015, the latest GT3 is designed to deliver more performance than its predecessor with lower running costs. After all, racing is an expensive business, so anything that can be done to make marginally less expensive will be welcomed by teams.
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Scott Collie
CarAdvice podcast 158: Interviewing Charlie Cooper, the grandson of John Cooper
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21st Jun 2019
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CarAdvice podcast 158: Interviewing Charlie Cooper, the grandson of John Cooper

On this week's podcast, Scott Collie and James Wong join Mandy Turner. In car news, the Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder, 718 Cayman GT4, and the 2020 Renault Zoe have been revealed. Also, Toyota Australia is chasing the Tundra and Tacoma to tackle American challengers, and the Holden Astra sedan and Sportwagon have been axed. Speaking of, the Toyota LandCruiser V8 could be done for, and increased stamp duty on luxury cars is to be challenged in the High Court, as we talk to Josh Dowling.
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Mandy Turner