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2019 Toyota Supra tested in Australia

Toyota has tested the new Supra sports car on Australian roads before it arrives in showrooms in the second half of next year. However, rather than making changes to suit local conditions, the week-long exercise was used to validate settings already developed on foreign roads...

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Porsche 718 T: Boxster, Cayman gain pared-back variants
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Porsche 718 T: Boxster, Cayman gain pared-back variants

Porsche has added another variant to its 718 Cayman and Boxster range, today announcing a pared-back 718 T for both coupe and drop-top. As with the 911 T revealed last year, the 718 T aims to offer a simpler, lighter (and slightly more performance-oriented) take on the base Cayman formula. To that end, it rides on a PASM sport chassis that sits the cars 20mm lower than their respective bases...


2020 Land Rover Defender teased
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2020 Land Rover Defender teased

Land Rover has released the first official teaser of its new-generation Defender, ahead of a full reveal sometime next year. The above image was published on some of the company's social channels, including its North American Instagram profile. Accompanying the photo is the caption: "do not unwrap until 2019", indicating the official reveal of the much-loved nameplate will occur in the new year...


New York motor show: Acura, Genesis, Mercedes, Porsche reveals confirmed
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New York motor show: Acura, Genesis, Mercedes, Porsche reveals confirmed

The New York motor show isn't until March next year, but debuts and reveals have been confirmed by at least eight manufacturers ahead of the event...


2019 Kia Cerato hatch pricing and specs
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2019 Kia Cerato hatch pricing and specs

Kia Australia has confirmed pricing and specifications for the all-new 2019 Cerato hatchback shortly after it was spied on the streets of Sydney, which mirrors the sedan range launched earlier this year. Starting from $20,990 plus on-roads (or currently $19,990 drive-away), the Cerato hatch will be offered in the same S, Sport and Sport+ trims as the sedan from launch, with the turbocharged GT set to join the range next month...


Nio ES6: Chinese brand releases third EV
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Nio ES6: Chinese brand releases third EV

Nio has expanded its fast-growing line of electric vehicles in China, adding the mid-sized ES6 SUV to its range. Revealed at an event in Shanghai, the ES6 is being described as a "high-performance" and "long-range" sibling to the ES8 SUV and lap-record smashing ES9 supercar...


Aviar Motors R67: All-electric '67 Mustang revealed
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Aviar Motors R67: All-electric '67 Mustang revealed

Aviar Motors, a Russian electric vehicle (EV) start-up, has revealed its first creation: the R67. Based on a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback, the Aviar R67 is claimed to be "the first electric muscle car with incredible acceleration, dynamics, and a high level of comfort"...


2019 Kia Cerato hatch spied in Australia
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2019 Kia Cerato hatch spied in Australia

A keen-eyed CarAdvice reader has snapped the all-new Kia Cerato hatchback in the Sydney Harbour Tunnel this week, giving us a first look at the standard version of the brand's local top seller. UPDATE, 18/12/18: Kia Australia has confirmed pricing and specs for the Cerato hatch...


2019 Ford Focus: New variants, marketing to push sales revival
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2019 Ford Focus: New variants, marketing to push sales revival

Ford Australia is expanding the Focus range with new variants and rethinking its marketing strategy, as it plots a sales revival for its small car. Focus sales have plummeted in recent years, with the model set to record its lowest annual figure since the model replaced the Laser late in 2002...


Ford Australia on Endura: Why we didn't name it ‘Territory'
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Ford Australia on Endura: Why we didn't name it ‘Territory'

Public feedback contributed to Ford Australia’s decision to avoid reviving the Territory nameplate for the new large SUV it has released this month. The imported Endura joins the brand’s sports utility vehicle range just over two years after local production of the popular Territory ended. The 4...


2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport leaked
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2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport leaked

The production version of the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport appears to have been leaked this week, with a Chinese website publishing images of an un-camouflaged example of the upcoming coupe-styled SUV. Posted to Autohome, the white vehicle pictured looks remarkably similar to the concept shown earlier this year at the New York motor show, though in typical fashion has had certain design elements toned down for production...


2019 Alpine A110 review: Sports car as daily driver
Rating: 7.610 /10
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2019 Alpine A110 review: Sports car as daily driver

Can a relatively rare, ultimately focussed mid-engined coupe designed to make short work of race tracks on a regular basis be any kind of daily drive? Masochists might say yes, but what about everyone else?

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$106,500

2019 BMW X1 facelift interior and exterior spied
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2019 BMW X1 facelift interior and exterior spied

The updated BMW X1 has been spied again, this time during cold weather testing in Europe's northern reaches. As we've seen in earlier spy photo sets, the revised X1 will feature slimmer headlights with updated graphics, a revised double-kidney grille, and more aggressive vents in the front bumper...


Mazda CX-3 Akari LE on sale from $35,290
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Mazda CX-3 Akari LE on sale from $35,290

Mazda Australia has announced a new variant for the recently-updated CX-3 range, in the form of the flagship Akari LE. Headlining the upgrades over the standard Akari are 'Dark Russet' nappa leather seat trim accented with Pure White leatherette, the latter also adorning the dashboard and doors...


2019 Audi Q8 pricing and specs
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2019 Audi Q8 pricing and specs

The 2019 Audi Q8 has touched down in Australia, with the German marque's local arm detailing pricing and specifications for its SUV flagship ahead of customer deliveries commencing in January. Priced from $128,900 plus on-roads, the Q8 will be available with two V6 powertrains – one petrol, one diesel. Regardless of engine, the Q8 comes with a decent equipment list as standard...


2019 Ford Focus hatch review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2019 Ford Focus hatch review

The old Ford Focus was under-appreciated, but the new Mk4 model tested here is better again. It's at the pointy end of the class in the areas of driving dynamics, space, infotainment and active safety. Shortlist it.

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$25,990 - $34,490

2019 Hyundai Elantra pricing and specs
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2019 Hyundai Elantra pricing and specs

Hyundai Australia has detailed the revised 2019 Elantra range, headlined by a new look, additional trim levels, and a host of new available features. The variant count has increased to four, with two core versions and two performance models making up the family. For 2019 there's the new entry-level Go (pictured in white), priced from $21,490 before on-road costs lowering the cost of entry by around $400...


2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 to use 3D-printed brake parts
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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 to use 3D-printed brake parts

The upcoming Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will make use of two 3D-printed parts in its brakes, developed at its Advanced Manufacturing Centre in Michigan. Along with the GT500, printed parts will be used in the interior of the F-150 bound for the Chinese market. The company says it has a bank of 23 3D printers at the facility in Redford, Michigan, where around 100 people are employed...


Mercedes-Benz E350 Coupe/Cabriolet detailed for the UK
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Mercedes-Benz E350 Coupe/Cabriolet detailed for the UK

Mercedes-Benz UK has bolstered its E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet line-up with the addition of the new E350 variant featuring the company's mild-hybrid technology. Available in Britain from £44,750 ($78,191) for the coupe and £49,246 ($86,047) for the convertible, the E350 pairs a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with an on-board 48V starter motor/alternator for an added 'boost' over short spurts...


Mercedes-Benz E300e announced for the UK
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Mercedes-Benz E300e announced for the UK

Mercedes-Benz UK has detailed the plug-in hybrid E300e, which commences deliveries in Great Britain from 'spring 2019'. Unlike the E300de, which teams a turbo-diesel engine with plug-in hybrid tech, the E300e uses a more conventional petrol-electric setup. Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine making 211hp (157kW) and 350Nm, while the electric motor makes 122hp (91kW) and 440Nm...