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2021 BMW i4 to 'normalise' EVs for the brand - report

The upcoming BMW i4 could bridge the gap between the company's electrified 'i' division and its core range, according to a new report out of the UK...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate spied
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2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate spied

Photographers have snapped images of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift, ahead of an anticipated reveal some time next year. Despite all the fake panels and tape concealing the finer design details, we can see the refreshed E-Class will borrow heavily from the 'predator' design of the related CLS four-door coupe...


2019 Audi Q7 spied
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2019 Audi Q7 spied

Photographers have snapped the first images of the updated Audi Q7 this week, giving us a preview of what to expect from the seven-seat SUV's mid-life refresh. The most significant changes appear to be up the front, with this prototype sporting a revised grille, headlight and bumper design that looks quite similar to that of the related Q8...


2019 BMW X7 revealed
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2019 BMW X7 revealed

BMW has officially unveiled its new seven-seat SUV flagship, the X7, in four different trim grades. As you've probably gathered, the X7 is seriously big. Measuring 5151mm long, 2000mm wide and 1805mm tall, with a 3105mm wheelbase, it dwarves the already-massive X5 (4922mm/2004mm/1745mm) above which it sits in the range...


2019 Porsche Panamera GTS revealed, here first quarter of 2019
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2019 Porsche Panamera GTS revealed, here first quarter of 2019

Porsche has revealed the Panamera and Panamera Sport Turismo GTS, a new sub-Turbo variants for its four- and five-door executive express. Power in the GTS comes from a twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 pumping out 338kW and 620Nm to all four wheels through an eight-speed PDK transmission. That's 15kW and 100Nm up on the previous GTS, helping both variants hit 100km/h in just 4...


2020 Lexus IS rendered
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2020 Lexus IS rendered

This could be your first look at the all-new Lexus IS, thanks to a pair of speculative renderings recently published in Japanese media and posted online by Arabic publication, Almuraba. According to the report, these images were created by Japanese artists given an early look at the new IS by Lexus...


Audi Q7 3.0TDI temporarily removed from sale in Australia
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Audi Q7 3.0TDI temporarily removed from sale in Australia

Audi Australia has temporarily removed the non-S Q7 from its line-up, as the factory in Germany revises the car's AdBlue diesel exhaust treatment system. According to Audi, it's currently "working on a solution to improve recognition of the wrong medium” being added to the AdBlue tank in Q7 3.0TDI vehicles...


Volkswagen ART3on: Apprentice-built special hits 100km/h in 3.9 seconds
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Volkswagen ART3on: Apprentice-built special hits 100km/h in 3.9 seconds

A team of Volkswagen Australia apprentices has made the Arteon 206TSI into a sub-4.0-second car, as a showcase for the World Time Attack Challenge at Sydney Motorsport Park. The modified five-door, dubbed ART3on, makes 360kW and 600Nm from its 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, up from 206kW and 350Nm...


2019 Maserati Levante pricing and specs
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2019 Maserati Levante pricing and specs

Ateco Australia has announced pricing and specs for the new base Maserati Levante, set to cost $125,000 before on-road costs. Power in the base Levante comes from a twin-turbo V6 petrol engine making 257kW of power and 500Nm of torque, for a 6.0-second sprint to 100km/h and a 251km/h top speed...


2020 BMW 4 Series Convertible spied
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2020 BMW 4 Series Convertible spied

Photographers have snapped the next-generation BMW 4 Series Convertible once again, giving us a closer look at the upcoming companion to the all-new 3 Series sedan. Unlike the current-generation model, the next 4er drop-top will sport a folding fabric roof – this is not only more traditional, but also lighter and more cost-effective, along with offering more luggage space with the roof down...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE: Off-road a key focus for new SUV
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE: Off-road a key focus for new SUV

Mercedes-Benz is placing a lot of emphasis on its new GLE SUV, with a renewed focus on off-road ability – even creating a 'jumping' function to help owners stuck in sand. Speaking with media at the Paris motor show, Mercedes-Benz's vice president of compact cars and SUVs, Wolf-Dieter Kurz, explained that off-road driving may not be every customer's caper, but the car still needs to hold its own off the beaten track...


BMW: Autonomous tech continues to outpace regulations
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BMW: Autonomous tech continues to outpace regulations

We've written about it before at CarAdvice and discussed it on our various radio shows and the podcast, and we're not the only ones who think that autonomous vehicle technology continues to grow at a rate much faster than the regulations required to police it. In many instances, manufacturers can already offer autonomy that far outstrips the legal framework we have...


2016-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled
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2016-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for C-Class models sold between May 2016 and January 2018 over concerns window trims could detach from the vehicle. The German marque reports that affected units may have experienced a production fault where the bonding of the rear window trims strips on both the left- and right-hand sides may not have been performed correctly...


Lexus LX570 S arrives from $168,089
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Lexus LX570 S arrives from $168,089

Lexus has added the LX570 S to the local line-up, serving as a new flagship in the luxury off-roader's range. Priced from $168,089 before on-road costs, the 'S' version of the V8-powered 4x4 is based on the Enhancement Pack specification, and commands a $6500 premium on the vehicle on which it's based...


BMW 3 Series: M Performance parts revealed
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BMW 3 Series: M Performance parts revealed

Hot on the heels of the reveal of its all-new 3 Series, BMW has unveiled a range of M Performance accessories for its "middle-class limousine". Like M Performance options available on the company's other models, the range of accessories offered for the new 3 Series not only sharpen up the new 3er's looks, but bring benefits to the vehicle's aerodynamics...


2019 BMW 3 Series revealed in Paris
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2019 BMW 3 Series revealed in Paris

The all-new BMW 3 Series has officially been unveiled at the Paris motor show, after a set of renders leaked overnight. Measuring 4709mm long, 1827mm wide and 1442mm tall, the car is larger in every dimension than the model it replaces. The wheelbase has grown by 41mm, too, and the tracks have grown front (+43mm) and rear (+21mm)...


2019 Lexus RC: Australian debut set for late 2018
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2019 Lexus RC: Australian debut set for late 2018

Lexus Australia will bring the facelifted RC line-up Down Under later this year, the company has confirmed. Key changes for the two-door coupe include an updated design inside and out inspired by the flagship LC coupe, along with suspension, steering and engine revisions for a "sharper and more refined drive"...


2019 BMW 3 Series leaked via online configurator
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2019 BMW 3 Series leaked via online configurator

The seventh-generation BMW 3 Series has been leaked via an online configurator that went live a little ahead of schedule. These computer-generated images show the car in 330i M Sport (blue) and M340i trims (black). For the first time they also show us the car's notched headlight design, which, to our eyes, recalls the fourth-generation (E46) model...


Maserati Ghibli Ribelle revealed for Europe
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Maserati Ghibli Ribelle revealed for Europe

The Maserati Ghibli Ribelle has been revealed for European markets, sporting a black and red theme with special trim elements inside and out. Just 200 examples have been allocated to the region, set to go on sale from October...


2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class review
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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class review

The refreshed C-Class is no revolution, but few facelifts are. It should suffice to keep the popular mid-sizer atop the charts though, because it hasn’t ‘fixed’ anything that wasn’t broken, and has only added to what was already an enduringly popular package. MORE: 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan/Estate pricing and specs MORE: 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe/cabrio pricing and specs...