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Kia small SUV imminent, will take cues from Niro concept
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15th Sep 2015
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Kia small SUV imminent, will take cues from Niro concept

Kia is set to launch a sub-compact SUV based on the Niro concept that was revealed at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show. In the past two years, work has been underway to bring a production car to market. Speaking with CarAdvice at the Kia design centre in Europe, chief designer Gregory Guillaume said the brand's B-segment SUV contribution was is "not far away".
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Tegan Lawson
Renault Megane RS : Next-gen hot-hatch to have five doors; manual gearbox in doubt
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15th Sep 2015
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Renault Megane RS : Next-gen hot-hatch to have five doors; manual gearbox in doubt

The next-generation, 2016 Renault Megane RS hot hatch will be a significant departure from the cult current version, with the three-door body to be relegated to the dustbin of history, and a manual gearbox no sure thing. Speaking at the Frankfurt motor show this week, Renault executive vice-president Jerome Stoll confirmed the hottest Megane, to be revealed in 2016, would take a similar path to its Clio RS little brother, at least in terms of body-style.
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Mike Costello
Holden Commodore V8 fans must embrace downsizing or watch brand die, says GM exec
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15th Sep 2015
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Holden Commodore V8 fans must embrace downsizing or watch brand die, says GM exec

Fans of the traditional V8-powered, rear-wheel-drive Holden Commodore sports sedan need to accept that the world is moving on and embrace the future of engine downsizing, says the head of General Motors in our region.
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Tim Beissmann
2016 Hyundai i20 : five-door WRC car previewed at Frankfurt motor show
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15th Sep 2015
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2016 Hyundai i20 : five-door WRC car previewed at Frankfurt motor show

The next-generation five-door Hyundai i20 set to tackle the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) season has been previewed at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Based on the all-new second-generation Hyundai i20 (a car so far not bound for our market) and said to highlight the South Korean brand’s “passion for performance and engineering competency”, the new i20 WRC car promises improved weight distribution, better powertrain efficiency and enhanced aerodynamics.
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David Zalstein
Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo concept highlights new high-performance N sub-brand
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15th Sep 2015
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Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo concept highlights new high-performance N sub-brand

Korean automotive giant Hyundai has launched the company’s new high-performance N sub-brand at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show by unveiling the ultimate concept car, the N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo. Looking to leverage its involvement in Motorsport, specifically, Hyundai Motor’s World Rally Championship (WRC) participation, the Korean carmaker aims to “bring winding road fun to customers who love cars”.
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Anthony Crawford
Mazda Koeru crossover concept revealed
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15th Sep 2015
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Mazda Koeru crossover concept revealed

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Mike Costello
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15th Sep 2015
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Mazda Koeru crossover concept revealed

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Mike Costello