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Toyota Gazoo teases LMP1-inspired hypercar
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17th Dec 2017
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Toyota Gazoo teases LMP1-inspired hypercar

Toyota Gazoo Racing will use the Tokyo Auto Salon to launch the GR Super Sport Concept. The concept has been inspired by the World Endurance Championship efforts of Toyota Gazoo Racing, which suggests a hybrid powertrain and aggressive aerodynamics will both feature. It's designed, according to the company, to prove how "technological feedback acquired through motorsports activities is incorporated" into real-world products.
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Scott Collie
Honda to show swappable battery at CES 2018
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10th Dec 2017
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Honda to show swappable battery at CES 2018

Honda will use the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to demonstrate a portable, swappable battery pack for electric vehicles (EVs). The battery pack will be displayed as part of a 'Mobile Power Pack World' exhibit, which looks into swappable batteries and smarter energy management. Along with the removable, portable batteries, Honda will show a battery exchanger concept capable of storing and charging the mobile power packs.
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Scott Collie
Aria FXE: 850kW hybrid hypercar revealed in LA
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5th Dec 2017
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Aria FXE: 850kW hybrid hypercar revealed in LA

The Aria Group has taken the wraps off its new FXE hypercar at the Los Angeles motor show, with its sights firmly set on the hypercar elite when it goes on sale in 2019. Based in California, the Aria Group is known for its involvement in concept vehicle design, including the Kia GT4 Stinger concept and the Tesla Model S concept. However, the FXE is the company's first attempt at a production vehicle – and boy are they making a grand entrance.
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James Wong
Toyota FT-AC concept unveiled
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30th Nov 2017
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Toyota FT-AC concept unveiled

The Toyota FT-AC has been unveiled at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, providing a glimpse at some of the design cues set to show up on future Toyota off-roaders. Short for 'Future Toyota Adventure Concept', the FT-AC is the second Toyota crossover concept to be given an American debut this year.
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Derek Fung
2018 Lexus RX L unveiled, due in Oz from February
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29th Nov 2017
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2018 Lexus RX L unveiled, due in Oz from February

The three-row Lexus RX L has been unveiled at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, ahead of the a February 2018 arrival in Australia. As predicted earlier this year in Mag-X, the RX L features a rear-end that's 110mm longer than standard. The RX L measures a neat 5.0-metres long from head to tail, but there's no change to the standard car's 2790mm wheelbase.
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Derek Fung