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Rolls-Royce reveals Champagne Chest
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18th May 2019
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Rolls-Royce reveals Champagne Chest

Rolls-Royce dabbles in a world most manufacturers couldn't dream of. At some brands, leather is considered a luxury option. At others, you can have that leather quilted, or stitched in all manner of crazy colours. At Rolls-Royce, that's just run-of-the-mill. At Rolls-Royce, it takes something seriously special to register as a special options. Something like this Champagne Chest, described as an "Epicurean Delight".
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Scott Collie
BMW M5 Edition 35 Years revealed - UPDATE
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17th May 2019
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BMW M5 Edition 35 Years revealed - UPDATE

BMW M has revealed a commemorative version of its M5 super sedan, dubbed the Edition 35 Years. UPDATE, 20/5/19: BMW Australia has confirmed Australia will get a limited allocation of the M5 Edition 35 Years. See bottom of article for details.
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James Wong
2020 Volkswagen Golf: 48V tech unmasked in Vienna
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17th May 2019
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2020 Volkswagen Golf: 48V tech unmasked in Vienna

Volkswagen has continued the drip-feed of information about the 2020 Mk8 Golf, revealing details about the car's 48V mild-hybrid powertrains. Initially, the mHEV (that'd be mild hybrid electric vehicle) system will be mated with a 1.0-litre and 1.5-litre petrol engines and a DSG, but Volkswagen says the tech will eventually spread to "the entire fleet", and claims it's good for a 0.4L/100km improvement in consumption.
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Scott Collie
2020 Ford Focus ST wagon unveiled
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16th May 2019
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2020 Ford Focus ST wagon unveiled

Ford of Europe has revealed a more practical alternative to the Focus ST hatch, but it's reserved for overseas markets unfortunately. As with the hatch, the Focus ST wagon is available with either a 140kW/400Nm 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, or a 206kW/420Nm 2.3-litre turbocharged petrol mill. Both engines come standard with a six-speed manual, while the petrol is available with a seven-speed automatic as well.
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Derek Fung
Volvo V60 coming in late 2019
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16th May 2019
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Volvo V60 coming in late 2019

Volvo Car Australia has confirmed the all-new V60 wagon will be joining the local range before the end of the year, shortly after its S60 sedan twin lobs Down Under. At this stage a handful of engine and trim variants will be offered here, including the flagship T8 plug-in hybrid with its powerful 288kW/640Nm petrol-electric drivetrain.
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James Wong