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Mercedes-Benz increases prices for the second time in nine months
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8th Nov 2020
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Mercedes-Benz increases prices for the second time in nine months

Exchange rate pressures – and the economic reality of supply and demand – have prompted Mercedes-Benz to increase prices for the second time in nine months across some of its most popular models. The latest price lists have revealed Mercedes-Benz has increased the RRP of most A-Class hatch and sedan, C-Class sedan, wagon, coupe and cabriolet models, as well as certain variants of the GLC SUV.
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Joshua Dowling
News recap: best stories from the week that was ICYMI
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7th Nov 2020
2 min read

News recap: best stories from the week that was ICYMI

After months of blurry spy photos and corporate teaser images we finally got to see the new Nissan Navara laid bare. It’s due in Australian showrooms in early 2021. Here’s what we managed to find out so far.
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Joshua Dowling
Check out that 4x4! Back to The Future Toyota Hilux tribute for sale. UPDATE: Sold and coming to Aus!
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6th Nov 2020
2 min read

Check out that 4x4! Back to The Future Toyota Hilux tribute for sale. UPDATE: Sold and coming to Aus!

"Check out that 4x4! That is hot!" Marty McFly from Back To The Future sure could pick a cool Hilux, and now you can too! UPDATE, November 7: You're out of time folks! The Hilux sold for US$36,250 (A$49,945) - which, we have to say, is pretty heavy. BUT, in a really cool and fun twist, the Marty McFly Hilux is coming to Australia! That's right, the buyer is bringing Hill Valley to our fair shores. Better wake up Jen and check what sleeping bags cost at BCF!
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James Ward
Audi A1, A3, and TT recalled due to gearbox fault
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6th Nov 2020
1 min read

Audi A1, A3, and TT recalled due to gearbox fault

Audi Australia has issued a recall on a total of 2783 cars – across three model types – citing a fault with its 7-speed dual clutch gearbox. The affected models are the A1, A3, and TT, with model years between 2011 and 2013. Sales took place between February 2011, and September 2012. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says “due to a production fault, over time a crack in the transmission’s pressure accumulator can occur.”
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William Davis
Nissan exploring a performance Navara to fight Ranger Raptor
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5th Nov 2020
2 min read

Nissan exploring a performance Navara to fight Ranger Raptor

Nissan is currently exploring a high-performance Navara variant to take on the Ford Ranger Raptor, one of the company's global executives has revealed. “It’s something that we are considering and monitoring,” Nissan Senior Vice President of Global Planning, Ivan Espinosa told Australian media in a briefing this week. However, he pointed out a performance variant of the Navara is a big undertaking in terms of engineering.
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Sam Purcell