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2020 Ford Focus ST revealed

Ford Performance has unveiled the new-generation Focus ST this week, ahead of an Australian launch early next year. As before, the Focus ST will be offered with both petrol and diesel engines (though we never got the oiler Down Under) with an automatic transmission available for the first time with petrol power...

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2019 Toyota HiAce officially revealed
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2019 Toyota HiAce officially revealed

Toyota has officially unveiled its 2019 HiAce van, just days after leaked images of the hotly-anticipated load-lugger revealed its snub nose and more modern face. When it arrives locally in mid-2019, the HiAce is expected to carry a five-star ANCAP rating in its safest guise...


Ferrari: Mid-engined hybrid coming this year
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Ferrari: Mid-engined hybrid coming this year

Ferrari will this year unveil a new mid-engined hybrid supercar, with more power and torque than the current 488 Pista. The company's CEO, Louis Camilleri, confirmed the news at an earnings call, as reported by Automotive News. We know it'll combine a petrol V8 engine with electric augmentation, but whether or not it'll be a plug-in model, series hybrid, or merely use electrification for a KERS-style boost, remains a mystery...


Hyundai sub-Kona SUV: Australia confirmed, New York debut likely
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Hyundai sub-Kona SUV: Australia confirmed, New York debut likely

Hyundai has confirmed it will present a new baby crossover next month at the New York motor show, slotting underneath the Kona in its global line-up. Speaking with North America's Motor Trend, SangYup Lee, head of the Hyundai Global Design Center in Namyang, Korea, confirmed the new model will be unveiled in the Big Apple in April, and hinted at what to expect from the design...


Polestar 2 teased ahead of February 27 reveal
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Polestar 2 teased ahead of February 27 reveal

Polestar, sub-brand of Volvo, has teased its second production model ahead of its reveal on February 27. The inventively-named Polestar 2, which is gunning straight for the Tesla Model 3, will be a pure EV with a driving range somewhere in the realm of 400km. Based on the teaser, the 2 will run with a slightly slimmer, edgier take on the taillight signature being developed on the S90 and S60 sedans across its bootlid...


2020 Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo spied again
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2020 Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo spied again

Photographers have this week snapped the Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo during cold weather testing in Europe, ahead of its production reveal in the coming 12 months. More specifically, this Taycan Sport Turismo prototype was spotted on the snowy roads of Sweden wearing very little disguise...


Audi Q4 e-tron concept teased
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Audi Q4 e-tron concept teased

Audi has released preview sketches of the Q4 e-tron concept it plans to unveil at the Geneva motor show next month. Like the company's other even-number-badged SUVs, the Q4 looks to be a coupe-styled crossover, with a sloping roofline and more aggressive appearance than say, a Q3...


2020 Mini JCW GP to make over 220kW
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2020 Mini JCW GP to make over 220kW

Mini has confirmed the 2020 John Cooper Works GP will offer more than 220kW when it launches next year, comfortably usurping its pared-back predecessors for punch. As with the wider Mini range, we know the next GP will draw on a turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine. At the moment, the most powerful model in the Cooper Hatch line-up – the JCW – makes 170kW, all put to the front wheels...


Volkswagen 'excited' about Ford ute partnership
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Volkswagen 'excited' about Ford ute partnership

Volkswagen Australia is keen to see the outcome of the recently-announced commercial vehicle partnership with Ford Motor Company, particularly the next-generation ute set to replace the current Amarok. Director for commercial vehicles, Ryan Davies, said we probably won't see the production model until 2022 or 2023, though the local arm is "excited" about what's to come...


Citroen teases concept for Geneva
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Citroen teases concept for Geneva

Citroen is prepping two concept cars to celebrate its centenary in 2019, one of which looks likely to debut at the Geneva motor show next month. Speaking in a video posted on YouTube, Citroen CEO Linda Jackson said: "2019 is a perfect time to announce new mobility solutions", confirming both concepts will be on show at the VivaTechnology Exhibition in Paris this May...


2020 Kia 'XCeed' spied
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2020 Kia 'XCeed' spied

Spy photographers have snapped the Kia Ceed-based SUV once again during cold weather testing in Europe, ahead of an anticipated reveal in the coming months. The new model is rumoured to be badged the 'XCeed', slotting between the pint-sized Stonic and larger Sportage in Kia Europe's line-up...


2019 Opel Corsa teased
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2019 Opel Corsa teased

Opel has teased the arrival of its all-new supermini, the 2019 Corsa, with a single image on its social media. Captioned with "Revolutionary. Electrifying. Accessible!" on Twitter, the picture shows the car's headlight and... actually, it's just a headlight. The daytime-running light signature borrows heavily from the GT X Experimental concept, with its angular, inverted Nike 'Swoosh' design...


Toyota teases TRD Pro off-roader for Chicago
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Toyota teases TRD Pro off-roader for Chicago

Toyota USA has released a single teaser image and preview video of a new off-road model it plans to reveal on February 7. "A new TRD Pro off-road beast will be unleashed at this year’s Chicago Auto Show, leading the charge for a host of updates across the TRD Pro lineup," the company said in its press release...


Volkswagen confirms T-Roc R - video
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Volkswagen confirms T-Roc R - video

Volkswagen has officially confirmed the T-Roc R for production, teasing the little performance crossover in a short clip on YouTube this week. We've seen plenty of development prototypes for the R-badged T-Roc over the last year or so, and the production version shouldn't stray far from those vehicles – T-Roc body with subtle aero add-ons, big wheels and brakes, and a quad-tipped exhaust...


2020 Skoda Kamiq interior revealed
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2020 Skoda Kamiq interior revealed

Skoda has revealed the cabin of its new Kamiq SUV, ahead of the new model's full reveal at the Geneva motor show early next month. Just a single image has been shared by the Czech subsidiary of Volkswagen, showing a minimalistic dashboard layout that looks to be pretty much identical to that used in the new Scala hatch...


Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition confirmed for Australia, here Q1 2019
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Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition confirmed for Australia, here Q1 2019

Hyundai Australia has confirmed the Kona Iron Man Edition will be headed to local showrooms in the coming months, following its initial reveal at Comic-con last July. Just like the model detailed for the UK last month, Australian-delivered Iron Man Editions will feature matte grey exterior paint with Iron Man red exterior accents and contrasting roof, unique bumpers and 18-inch alloy wheels, along with Iron Man emblems and badging scattered around the exterior...


2019 Audi TT RS revealed, here Q4 2019
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2019 Audi TT RS revealed, here Q4 2019

Audi Sport has revealed the refreshed TT RS range, sporting a subtle design update and new personalisation options. Scheduled to go on sale in Europe from February 7, the TT RS coupe and roadster both benefit from minor design changes front and rear, the option of Matrix LED headlights and OLED tail-lights, along with a new optional RS design package that adds a splash of colour to the interior...


2019 Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition revealed
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2019 Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition revealed

Designed by the company's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division, the Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition was unveiled overnight. Available only during 2019, the special edition Velar has a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 pumping out 404kW of power, and capable of accelerating from 0-100km/h in 4.5 seconds and hitting a top speed of 274km/h...


2019 BMW X3, X4 M teased again
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2019 BMW X3, X4 M teased again

BMW has teased its upcoming pair of super-SUVs, sharing a video of the X3 M and X4 M twins on Facebook. First shown as prototypes at the DTM Nurburgring event last year, the hotted-up pairing is aimed squarely at the Mercedes-AMG GLC63 with its 4.0-litre turbocharged bent-eight engine...


2020 Nissan Juke to debut this year with electrified option - report
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2020 Nissan Juke to debut this year with electrified option - report

The current Nissan Juke is getting a little long in the tooth, and the company's European marketing boss has indicated an all-new version is due to be revealed sometime this year, ahead of a market launch in 2020. Speaking with the UK's Auto Express, Helen Perry, Nissan Europe head of small car marketing said: "[The current Juke] is in the latter period of its life...