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2017 Mazda CX-5 unveiled

Mazda says that it will continue its market position above the non-premium brands and challenge the actual luxury brands on their entry models as market desire shifts further towards premium offerings...

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Jaguar I-Pace leaps ahead of German brands
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Jaguar I-Pace leaps ahead of German brands

No one expected Jaguar to unveil an electric performance SUV with a bold, cab-forward design that combines a supercar silhouette with sports car performance and five-seat versatility at the LA Auto Show this week, least of all the German brands. And the reason the Jaguar I-Pace looks so good is the fact the design itself was heavily influenced by Jaguar’s plug-in hybrid concept car, the C-X75, which debuted at the 2010 Paris Motor Show...


2016 Los Angeles motor show: Hits and misses
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2016 Los Angeles motor show: Hits and misses

While it's not the biggest motor show of the year, the 2016 Los Angeles motor show has just wrapped up and CarAdvice was on the ground soaking in the concepts and production cars stealing the limelight. As with each motor show we attend, we wanted to give you an insight into the cars we loved and those we didn't love as much...


Dodge Charger and Challenger right-hand drive business case being investigated
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Dodge Charger and Challenger right-hand drive business case being investigated

If there's one thing that Australians love, it's a performance car. This is recognised by FCA Australia, with a business case currently being evaluated for conversion of the Charger and Challenger to right-hand drive...


2017 Genesis G80 3.3T Sport: twin-turbo sedan detailed
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2017 Genesis G80 3.3T Sport: twin-turbo sedan detailed

The Genesis G80 3.3T Sport has been detailed at its American premiere at the 2016 Los Angeles motor show. Under the bonnet there lurks a 3.3-liter direct-injection twin-turbo V6 engine with 272kW of power at 6000rpm, and 510Nm of torque between 1300 and 4500rpm. Drive is sent to the rear wheels via a standard eight-speed shift-by-wire automatic transmission...


Subaru Viziv-7 concept previews new seven-seat SUV
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Subaru Viziv-7 concept previews new seven-seat SUV

The Subaru Viziv-7 concept has been unveiled at the 2016 Los Angeles motor show, and serves as a preview of a new three-row seven-seat SUV. Takeshi Tachimori, a Subaru vice president, says that the production version of the Viziv-7 "will be the biggest Subaru vehicle ever." The Viziv-7 measures 5199mm long, 2030mm wide, 1828mm tall, and sits on a 2990mm wheelbase...


2018 Jeep Compass unveiled at LA motor show, here next year
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2018 Jeep Compass unveiled at LA motor show, here next year

The 2018 Jeep Compass has been given its official unveiling at the Los Angeles motor show, with an Australian debut due in late 2017. The all-new Jeep Compass launches with four trim grades and 17 powertrain options, offering customers a vehicle built on the 'small-wide' platform, sized between the Renegade and Cherokee...


Jaguar XKSS: First of ten $1.65m revived classics debuts in LA
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Jaguar XKSS: First of ten $1.65m revived classics debuts in LA

The Jaguar XKSS first rolled off the production line nearly 60 years ago, but this week the company has revealed a 'new original' example at the Los Angeles motor show. A road-going version of the Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type from the mid-1950s, just 16 examples of the XKSS were built after nine were lost in a fire at Jaguar's Browns Lane factory in the British Midlands back in 1957...


2017 Lamborghini Huracan Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder revealed, on sale in Australia
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2017 Lamborghini Huracan Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder revealed, on sale in Australia

The Lamborghini Huracan Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder has been unveiled at the Los Angeles motor show a year after the LP580-2 coupe sibling made its debut. As with the LP580-2 coupe, the Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder is powered by a slightly detuned version of the company's naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10...


Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio revealed: Wraps come off 285km/h Italian SUV in LA
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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio revealed: Wraps come off 285km/h Italian SUV in LA

The covers have been taken off the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio at the Los Angeles motor show this week, unveiling the brand's first SUV - including, as expected, a high-performance QV model. Launching with three models and two engines, the Stelvio is set to usher in a new era for the Italian brand with class-leading performance options...


2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio revealed: Leaked images and details
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio revealed: Leaked images and details

UPDATE: The Stelvio has now gone official. Get all the details here. The very, very long-anticipated 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio has been given an early unveiling through a series of leaked images, just hours out from its official premiere in Los Angeles. If nothing else, these images confirm that the wealth of speculative renderings that have surfaced online since the Giulia sedan's debut last year were mighty close to the mark...


Honda Civic Si Prototype previews sub-Type R coupe and sedan
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Honda Civic Si Prototype previews sub-Type R coupe and sedan

The Honda Civic Si Prototype has been unveiled ahead of the 2016 Los Angeles motor show. The Prototype seen here previews the 10th generation version of the Civic Si, which will go on sale next year in the States as both a sedan and a coupe. The Civic Si Prototype is fitted with an extensive body kit that includes front and rear splitters, a rear spoiler, and a trapezoidal exhaust tip cover...


New Mazda CX-5 needed for new and existing owners alike
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New Mazda CX-5 needed for new and existing owners alike

Mazda Australia says the recently unveiled 2017 Mazda CX-5 will only strengthen what has been the best-selling SUV in Australia for the last two years, giving existing and potential new buyers a reason to pick the Japanese brand...


2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet: Ultimate S-Class drop-top revealed, 10 for Australia
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2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet: Ultimate S-Class drop-top revealed, 10 for Australia

The 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet has been revealed this week ahead of its debut at the 2016 Los Angeles motor show. Limited to just 300 units globally, the Maybach S650 Cabriolet is touted as "the ultimate in open-air exclusivity", priced from 300,000 euros ($427,451)...


2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo: American Pulsar SSS gets aggressive makeover
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2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo: American Pulsar SSS gets aggressive makeover

The Nissan Sentra Nismo has been unveiled at the 2016 Los Angeles motor show. The new Sentra Nismo is based on the North American version of the Pulsar, known there as the Sentra. A facelift for the the Sentra was unveiled at this time last year. Visually, the Sentra Nismo is distinguished by more aggressively cut bumpers at both ends, plenty of red highlighting, a rear diffuser-style element, black wing mirrors, and a boot lip spoiler...


2017 Mazda CX-5 unveiled in LA
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2017 Mazda CX-5 unveiled in LA

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 has been unveiled today at a special Mazda event, ahead of its premiere at the Los Angeles motor show this week. The second generation of the super-successful medium SUV is an all-new vehicle, in terms of design, body panels and interior fit and finish, however it does carry through the existing engine line-up of the outgoing CX-5...


Jaguar I-Pace 'concept' revealed: British luxury brand readies move into EV arena
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Jaguar I-Pace 'concept' revealed: British luxury brand readies move into EV arena

The Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV concept has been revealed at the Los Angeles motor show this week, signalling the company's plans to rival the likes of the Tesla Model X...


Jaguar I-Pace concept: Most important car since the E-Type
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Jaguar I-Pace concept: Most important car since the E-Type

British Luxury marque Jaguar has today taken the wraps off its first ever all-electric SUV concept, dubbed the I-Pace. And it did so, via a world-first virtual reality experience, ahead of its official reveal at the 2016 Los Angeles motor show this week...


2018 Ford EcoSport facelift Escapes LA: New-look compact SUV in Oz next year
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2018 Ford EcoSport facelift Escapes LA: New-look compact SUV in Oz next year

The newly updated 2018 Ford EcoSport has surfaced today with a new face clearly inspired by the larger Edge and the recently revised Escape nee Kuga SUV. The new-look EcoSport makes its debut at this week's Los Angeles motor show, ahead of a North American market launch - nearly four years after the current model first touched down in Australia...


Chevrolet Spark Activ: Soft-roader version of Holden Spark revealed in LA - UPDATE
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Chevrolet Spark Activ: Soft-roader version of Holden Spark revealed in LA - UPDATE

The Chevrolet Spark Activ has been unveiled at the Los Angeles auto show. The Activ is distinguished from other Spark models by its jacked-up suspension, which increases the car's ride height by 10 millimetres, while GM has also restyled the Spark's side sills and bumpers, with lots of new grey plastic hinting at some sort of off-road ability...