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2016 Ford Focus RS quicker than Golf R, S3, WRX STI
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16th Sep 2015
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2016 Ford Focus RS quicker than Golf R, S3, WRX STI

The 2016 Ford Focus RS will be quicker than the Volkswagen Golf R, Audi S3 and the Subaru WRX STI when it storms into Australian showrooms next year. Revealed in detail in June, Ford today released additional specifications of its forthcoming hot hatch hero, including its blistering 4.7-second 0-100km/h acceleration time and 266km/h top speed.
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Tim Beissmann
2016 Kia Sportage: Preliminary Australian specifications revealed
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16th Sep 2015
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2016 Kia Sportage: Preliminary Australian specifications revealed

The 2016 Kia Sportage has been given an official unveiling on the global stage at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show today, following its online reveal in August. With the outgoing model proving itself as one of Kia's best-selling offerings around the world, this all-new 'QL' Sportage will be crucial in building the brand's global sales over the coming years.
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Tegan Lawson
Mazda RX rotary sports car concept might emerge next month in Tokyo
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15th Sep 2015
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Mazda RX rotary sports car concept might emerge next month in Tokyo

Mazda has given one hell of a strong hint that it will begin talking in earnest about its long-speculated reborn rotary sports car at the Tokyo motor show next month. The mooted launch of a reborn Mazda RX sports car (some say to be called the RX-9) with a modernised rotary engine has long been a talking point surrounding the Japanese company.
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Mike Costello
Citroen’s luxury brand DS to open 160 independent stores by 2020, Australia included
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15th Sep 2015
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Citroen’s luxury brand DS to open 160 independent stores by 2020, Australia included

French luxury brand DS is aiming to have 160 independent stores opened worldwide by 2020, as it seeks to expand its foothold in the premium luxury segment. Speaking exclusively to CarAdvice at the Frankfurt motorshow today, DS CEO Yves Bonnefont confirmed the organisation's plan for an international roll out. “We have a strategy that is based on the 200 mega cities in the world” Bonnefont told CarAdvice.
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Alborz Fallah
Nissan Gripz: 240Z rally-inspired concept unveiled
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15th Sep 2015
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Nissan Gripz: 240Z rally-inspired concept unveiled

The Nissan Gripz concept has been given its full debut at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show and points to a potential Z-branded SUV. After teasers and rumours, the Gripz concept finally made its debut at this year's Frankfurt show. Nissan says that this "dual personality" show car has the "silhouette of a sports car with a raised ride height [and is] equipped to conquer more challenging driving conditions".
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Derek Fung