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Mazda working on next-generation rotary engine
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1st Dec 2017
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Mazda working on next-generation rotary engine

Mazda has admitted that it has an engineering division currently working on a next-generation rotary engine, but there's no definitive date for its release. Speaking to media at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, president and CEO of Mazda North America operations, Masahiro Moro, said the rotary fan base is huge, so a rotary is within Mazda's future.
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Paul Maric
2018 Lexus LX570 five-seater revealed, not coming to Oz
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30th Nov 2017
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2018 Lexus LX570 five-seater revealed, not coming to Oz

Lexus has unveiled a five-seat version of its LX570 four-wheel drive for the Los Angeles motor show, but it won't be coming to Australia. Under the skin, the five-seater is the same as the three-row car. That means power from a 5.7-litre V8 engine making 270kW and 550Nm of torque, hooked up to an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
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Scott Collie
2018 BMW i8 Roadster unveiled alongside coupe update
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29th Nov 2017
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2018 BMW i8 Roadster unveiled alongside coupe update

The long-awaited BMW i8 Roadster has been unveiled overnight, alongside an updated i8 Coupe at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show. The much-discussed Roadster features an electric folding soft-top, stored in a space-saving vertical position. It can be raised or lowered in 15 seconds, and is operable at speeds up to 50km/h. There's also a rear windscreen that can be raised and lowered independently.
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Derek Fung
2018 Infiniti QX50 fully unveiled in LA
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29th Nov 2017
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2018 Infiniti QX50 fully unveiled in LA

Infiniti has whipped the covers off the new 2018 QX50 for the Los Angeles motor show, ending a month-long tease. The new mid-size SUV is a crucial car for the brand, serving to debut a new platform and variable-compression ratio engine.
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Scott Collie
Aria FXE teased ahead of LA reveal
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26th Nov 2017
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Aria FXE teased ahead of LA reveal

The Aria Group, usually known for helping creating vehicle concepts for automotive manufacturers, has teased its own FXE sports car, scheduled to be revealed at the Los Angeles motor show next week. According to the teaser image, the Aria FXE will be unveiled on November 30, though it's unclear whether it will be branded with the company's own name or a partner manufacturer. One of Aria's most notable projects of late include the Kia GT4 Stinger concept.
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James Wong