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2022 BMW X8 spy photos
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4th Dec 2020
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2022 BMW X8 spy photos

BMW's upcoming X8 flagship SUV has made its European on-road spy debut this week. Due to go on sale in 2022, the rumoured X8 – or, according to some insiders, XM – will sit above the current X7 as the flagship model in BMW's SUV range, reportedly positioned as a high-performance halo with a focus on driving dynamics.
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Alex Misoyannis
Takata airbag crisis: General Motors recalls millions of pick-ups and SUVs
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3rd Dec 2020
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Takata airbag crisis: General Motors recalls millions of pick-ups and SUVs

General Motors is set to recall seven million pick-ups and SUV models across the Chevrolet, GMC, and Cadillac brands, many of which are now in Australia. According to news outlet Reuters, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) handed down its decision on the recall, which GM estimates will cost the company US$1.2 billion (AU$1.63B) to carry out.
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Ben Zachariah
CarAdvice / Drive welcomes television presenter and motorsport reporter Emma Notarfranceso
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3rd Dec 2020
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CarAdvice / Drive welcomes television presenter and motorsport reporter Emma Notarfranceso

Emma Notarfrancesco has been a constant on Aussie television screens for the last decade presenting for Sunrise in the traffic chopper before moving to Channel Ten’s nightly 5pm news. In 2014, Emma began reporting for international soccer events before making her motorsport debut covering the Supercars pitlane.
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2021 Lexus UX price and specs: Price cuts and upgraded tech
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2nd Dec 2020
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2021 Lexus UX price and specs: Price cuts and upgraded tech

The 2021 Lexus UX has received a range of updates for the new model year, accompanied by price changes across the range. In showrooms now, Lexus's smallest SUV has received an array of tweaks to its driving experience, safety suite and interior comfort. The entry-level 2021 UX 200 Luxury – powered by a carry-over 126kW/205Nm, 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine – is now priced from $44,445 before on-road costs – a $2055 price reduction over 2020 pricing.
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Alex Misoyannis
Next VW Amarok ‘not a rebadged Ford Ranger’, due in 2023
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2nd Dec 2020
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Next VW Amarok ‘not a rebadged Ford Ranger’, due in 2023

The next Volkswagen Amarok will not be in Australian showrooms until early 2023 – about 18 months after its twin under the skin, the new Ford Ranger goes on sale in the second half of 2021. And the company insists the new Amarok will have “Volkswagen DNA” even though it is likely to be powered by Ford engines and built in a Ford factory.
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Joshua Dowling