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Another nail in the coffin for manual gearboxes: Toyota Corolla manual deleted
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7th Jun 2021
2 min read

Another nail in the coffin for manual gearboxes: Toyota Corolla manual deleted

EXCLUSIVE The manual transmission option is about to be discreetly dropped from Australia's favourite passenger car – a model in which many motorists learned to drive. Hammering another nail in the coffin for the stick shift, the Toyota Corolla – Australia's best-selling passenger car for the past eight years and an icon among first-time drivers – will lose the option of a manual transmission from next month.
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Joshua Dowling
Mitsubishi loses Supreme Court appeal on “misleading and deceptive” fuel consumption claim
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24th May 2021
7 min read

Mitsubishi loses Supreme Court appeal on “misleading and deceptive” fuel consumption claim

EXCLUSIVE A landmark case in the Victorian Supreme Court has set a precedent for government-mandated fuel rating label figures for more than 15 million new cars sold in Australia over the past 20 years. The ruling could have far reaching implications for vehicle manufacturers whose customers cannot match real-world fuel consumption with fuel rating label estimates.
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Joshua Dowling
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander caught on camera in Australia, due in showrooms October 2021
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18th May 2021
2 min read

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander caught on camera in Australia, due in showrooms October 2021

The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander has been caught on camera testing on local roads, months before it is due in Australian showrooms. The first all-new Mitsubishi Outlander in nine years is in the final stages of validation and development testing. A camouflaged version of the new Outlander was photographed by an eagle-eyed reader in inner-city Melbourne earlier this week. MORE: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander revealed, Australian timing confirmed
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Joshua Dowling
Exclusive: Aussie Invader 5R rocket-car to attempt land speed record and 1000mph in 2022
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28th Feb 2021
3 min read

Exclusive: Aussie Invader 5R rocket-car to attempt land speed record and 1000mph in 2022

The Aussie Invader 5R rocket-car will attempt to break the land speed record next year, a spokesperson for the project has revealed to CarAdvice. Founder and designer Rosco McGlashan (pictured below) will reportedly pilot the 16-metre long nine-tonne steel-framed vehicle to its target top speed of 1000mph (1609km/h). While a location is yet to be finalised, initial test runs will likely take place in the Queensland or Western Australian desert.
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William Davis
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe facelift: Local specifications surface early
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19th Nov 2020
4 min read

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe facelift: Local specifications surface early

The facelifted 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe will gain a bold new grille design, be offered in a choice of four revised trim levels, and likely receive a price rise when it arrives in Australian showrooms by the end of the year.
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Alex Misoyannis