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Mazda 3 Turbo revealed in the US with more power, still no closer to Australia
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9th Jul 2020
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Mazda 3 Turbo revealed in the US with more power, still no closer to Australia

North American arms of Mazda have officially revealed a turbocharged, all-wheel-drive Mazda 3 hatch and sedan, however the model is no closer to receiving Australian confirmation. Available for US, Canadian and Mexican markets, the turbocharged petrol 3 is expected to be produced only in left-hand-drive form for the foreseeable future.
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Liam Murphy
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo soft-roader due in Australia next year
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9th Jul 2020
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Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo soft-roader due in Australia next year

Porsche’s Taycan Cross Turismo electric soft-roader is due in Australian showrooms in 2021, CarAdvice understands. The high-riding wagon version of the Taycan is slated for a European reveal later this year, after it was confirmed for production last year By utilising the 800 volt ‘J1’ electric car platform taken from the Taycan, the Cross Turismo variant is expected to have a 500km driving range and on-board 150kW DC fast charger capability.
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Liam Murphy
Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar coming to Australia in 2022
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8th Jul 2020
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Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar coming to Australia in 2022

Italian car maker Pininfarina’s all-electric Battista hypercar is coming to Australia in 2022, with a local distributor locked in. CarAdvice understands just three of the 150 Battistas to be produced will be sent to Australia, with a likely price of close to $5 million each.
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Liam Murphy
Hyundai delivers world's first hydrogen-powered trucks
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8th Jul 2020
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Hyundai delivers world's first hydrogen-powered trucks

Hyundai has begun delivering the first of 10 ground-breaking, commercially available, hydrogen-powered trucks to Switzerland. The trucks – the first in the world of their type, and a pointer to how heavy transport could make the switch to electrification – essentially use the same technology that will power the fleet of Hyundai Nexo hydrogen cars that will soon hit the roads of Canberra as part of a trial in the nation's capital.
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Rob Margeit
Toyota 2000GT to receive factory parts support
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7th Jul 2020
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Toyota 2000GT to receive factory parts support

Toyota is about to start making new parts for one of its iconic models from the late 1960s, the 2000GT. The Japanese car maker's performance division – Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) – has announced it will begin producing parts primarily for the transmission and differential, such as gears, crown wheel and pinion sets, synchro hubs, shift forks and bearing kits. This new program makes the 2000GT the third Toyota to receive genuine parts support once again.
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Justin Narayan