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Jeep Wrangler ute details due imminently
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24th Mar 2016
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Jeep Wrangler ute details due imminently

Expect to hear some significant details on the long-awaited, and officially confirmed, Jeep Wrangler ute spinoff inside the next few months, well ahead of its expected premiere later in 2017. Speaking with Australian media including CarAdvice at this week’s New York motor show, head of Jeep globally Mike Manley said the Jeep pickup would appear after the reveal of the next-generation Wrangler, which could occur later in 2016.
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Mike Costello
Mazda MX-5 coupe ruled out
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23rd Mar 2016
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Mazda MX-5 coupe ruled out

Mazda has no plans to make a MX-5 coupe rival to the Toyota 86, because an MX-5 “always has to have an open roof” if it is to live up to the badge. These are the words of longtime Mazda MX-5 project leader Nobuhiro Yamamoto, speaking with us in New York this week at the world reveal of the MX-5 RF retractable fastback hardtop.
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Mike Costello
2017 Toyota Prius Prime: plug-in hybrid model revealed at New York auto show
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23rd Mar 2016
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2017 Toyota Prius Prime: plug-in hybrid model revealed at New York auto show

The all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime brings plug-in power to the petrol-electric small car, with the new, more stylish and more technologically-advanced model debuting at the 2016 New York auto show. Described by the brand as the "most technologically advanced, best-equipped Prius in the model's history", the new plug-in hybrid Prius model sees big improvements over the previous-generation version of the car.
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Matt Campbell
Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop revealed in New York
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22nd Mar 2016
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Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop revealed in New York

The Mazda MX-5 RF made its world premiere in New York today, bringing a new twist to the traditional idea of how to produce a folding hardtop. The ‘RF’ in Mazda MX-5 RF, as you’re no doubt wondering, stands for Retractable Fastback, which outlines what you need to know first and foremost about this new take on the world’s most popular convertible.
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Mike Costello
Mercedes-Benz X-Class/Z-Class ute concept rumoured for Paris motor show
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16th Mar 2016
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class/Z-Class ute concept rumoured for Paris motor show

The highly anticipated Mercedes-Benz ute could make its concept debut at the 2016 Paris motor show in October, a new report out of the UK suggests. Expected to be known as the X-Class or Z-Class, the German marque’s answer to compatriot Volkswagen and its Amarok ute will share much of its architecture and components with the new Nissan Navara range.
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James Wong