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2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line revealed ahead of big unveiling event
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23rd Sep 2020
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2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line revealed ahead of big unveiling event

In a push to keep momentum going on its marketing train, the covers have come off the new 2021 Hyundai Sonata N-Line this week. A full unveiling won't occur for another month yet, but these images provide a first clear and official look at the sportiest model in the new Sonata sedan range. Due in Australia in late 2020 alongside the regular range, the Sonata N-Line adds a more aggressive look with sports styling and big 19-inch alloy wheels.
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Mike Stevens
BMW M boss confirms first electric M car won’t threaten M3, yet
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22nd Sep 2020
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BMW M boss confirms first electric M car won’t threaten M3, yet

BMW has commenced work on its first pure-electric car from the M performance division, but the M3 and M4 are safe for now. That’s the message from the CEO of BMW M, Markus Flasch, speaking to Australian media ahead of the reveal of the new M3 sedan and M4 coupe. The first M-fettled product from BMW’s expanding EV range will be a version of the i4, first previewed as a concept in March 2020.
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Kez Casey
Suzuki Jimny gets a GVM upgrade via Ironman 4x4
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22nd Sep 2020
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Suzuki Jimny gets a GVM upgrade via Ironman 4x4

Suzuki Jimny owners can now upgrade the GVM (gross vehicle mass) of their pint-sized off-roaders, thanks to local aftermarket outfitters Ironman 4x4. Fully compliant with Australian regulations, the kit adds 350 kilograms of payload, increasing the GVM from 1435kg to 1785kg. This more than doubles the available payload, compared to a standard Jimny.
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Sam Purcell
Giocattolo Marcella – an Australian Hyperod
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22nd Sep 2020
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Giocattolo Marcella – an Australian Hyperod

Paul Halstead, the force behind several local car projects, notably the glamorous and fast Alfa-based Giocattolo Group B from the 1980s, is getting close to completing a prototype of his latest, immodest dream car, a so-named Hyperod, replete with specifications guaranteed to make sober people dribble.
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Peter McKay
Tesla's Battery Day: What to expect
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21st Sep 2020
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Tesla's Battery Day: What to expect

Mystery continues to surround tonight's 'Battery Day', the much-anticipated Tesla event which will follow the company's annual meeting of stockholders. Last week Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote "It will be very insane" in response to a Tweet from account Teslarati, regarding claims of a new battery originally published by the website Elektrek.
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Ben Zachariah