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Nissan Juke Nismo RS : hardcore crossover updated
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5th Mar 2014
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Nissan Juke Nismo RS : hardcore crossover updated

A facelifted Nissan Juke Nismo RS has been unveiled at the 2014 Geneva motor show , bringing with it sharper looks and greater practicality. Based on the newly facelifted standard Juke – also premiering at the Swiss show – the updated Nissan Juke Nismo RS gains redesigned ‘boomerang'-style upper lights, revised tail-lights and new door mirrors with integrated LED indicators.
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David Zalstein
Audi : biggest models to be biggest losers
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5th Mar 2014
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Audi : biggest models to be biggest losers

The Audi A8 limousine and Audi Q7 SUV, the German brand's biggest models, will lose significant weight for their next-generation models. Audi has confirmed the A8 will partly use the hybrid carbonfibre and aluminium construction (pictured bottom) being used by the new Lamborghini Huracan and its R8 supercar twin due in 2015.
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Jez Spinks
Honda Civic Type R faces challenge to beat Seat's new Nurburgring record, admits exec
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4th Mar 2014
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Honda Civic Type R faces challenge to beat Seat's new Nurburgring record, admits exec

The Honda Civic Type R may fail to meet its ambitious performance target of becoming the fastest front-wheel-drive production vehicle around the Nurburgring, a company executive has admitted. When announcing the return of the Civic Type R back in 2012, Honda CEO Takanobu Ito revealed the new-generation hot-hatch was being developed with the goal of becoming the fastest front-wheel-drive car around the ’Ring.
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Tim Beissmann
McLaren 650S Spider : new supercar loses its lid
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4th Mar 2014
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McLaren 650S Spider : new supercar loses its lid

The McLaren 650S Spider has made its world premiere at the 2014 Geneva motor show, dropping the top on the British marque's newest supercar. Promising to deliver near identical performance, handling and driver enjoyment levels as the recently revealed 650S Coupe, despite the addition of a retractable hard-top, the McLaren 650S Spider matches its fixed-roof twin in claiming a 3.0sec 0-100km/h time. Its 8.6sec 0-200km/h claim is 0.2sec off the Coupe.
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David Zalstein
Lexus NX confirmed for 2014 Beijing motor show debut
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4th Mar 2014
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Lexus NX confirmed for 2014 Beijing motor show debut

The long-awaited Lexus NX compact SUV will make its production debut at the 2014 Beijing auto show, the Japanese luxury car brand has confirmed. The controversially styled sub-RX high-riding crossover will be revealed in full in April - although an image in a presentation has, if true, already given a lot away in terms of how the new NX will look (see below). Lexus Europe vice president Alain Uyttenhoven made the announcement at the 2014 Geneva motor show.
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Matt Campbell