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2021 Volkswagen Golf R snapped without disguise – UPDATE: teased, again
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31st Oct 2020
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2021 Volkswagen Golf R snapped without disguise – UPDATE: teased, again

UPDATE, October 31: The 2021 Volkswagen Golf R has been teased once again, this time with the previously spied R badge – a new design, although revealed already with recent R and R-Line models – displayed in its new home beneath the VW roundel. As noted below, the new Golf R will be revealed on November 4, so watch for all details to be revealed next week. UPDATE, September 17: The 2021 Volkswagen Golf R has been teased ahead of the model's unveiling on November 4, 2020.
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Ben Zachariah
Around the tracks: A rogue Mini accidentally wanders onto a race track
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30th Oct 2020
3 min read

Around the tracks: A rogue Mini accidentally wanders onto a race track

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? We've all taken a wrong turn in our driving careers, ending up on a multi-lane freeway or a tiny one-way street.
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Susannah Guthrie
Toyota says sales are recovering after being held back by stock shortages, predicts 2020 will hit 17-year low
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30th Oct 2020
3 min read

Toyota says sales are recovering after being held back by stock shortages, predicts 2020 will hit 17-year low

Market leader Toyota says new-car sales are recovering quicker than the industry had forecast during the grip of the coronavirus crisis – and dealers are taking orders for more cars than they can deliver, due to severe stock shortages. Analysis by Toyota – which has been market leader in Australia since 2003 – predicts the sales tally for 2020 will fall to its lowest level in 17 years.
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Joshua Dowling
Battery Ram! Electric pick-up coming, says boss – report
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29th Oct 2020
1 min read

Battery Ram! Electric pick-up coming, says boss – report

A fully-electric version of the Ram 1500 pick-up is currently in development, it has been confirmed. Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) boss, Mike Manley, made the announcement during a conference call discussing third-quarter earnings, according to American newspaper Detroit Free Press. "I do see that there will be an electrified Ram pickup in the marketplace, and I would ask you just to stay tuned for a little while, and we’ll tell you exactly when that will be," Mr Manley said.
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Ben Zachariah
2020 Nissan Qashqai Midnight price and specs: Special edition crosses to the dark side
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28th Oct 2020
2 min read

2020 Nissan Qashqai Midnight price and specs: Special edition crosses to the dark side

A new special edition of the Nissan Qashqai joins the range, gaining a visual boost and some extra equipment to help it stand out from the pack. The Qashqai Midnight Edition joins the ranks of previous special editions like the N-Sport and N-Tec, in what’s fast becoming an annual tradition for Nissan.
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Kez Casey