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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...

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Ford confirms Mondeo Hybrid estate for Europe in 2019
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Ford confirms Mondeo Hybrid estate for Europe in 2019

Ford Europe has confirmed it will offer a petrol-electric Mondeo Hybrid estate in Europe next year, forming part of an "enhanced range" of hybrid vehicles headed for the region in 2019. Developed "exclusively for Europe", it's the first time the Blue Oval has offered its hybrid mid-sizer in wagon form. Currently, the Mondeo Hybrid pairs a 2...


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...


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 Peugeot 508 Touring confirmed for Australia
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2019 Peugeot 508 Touring confirmed for Australia

Peugeot has confirmed the 508 Touring will join its sedan (Fastback) stablemate in Australia next year, answering the prayers of wagon-loving buyers across the nation. Unveiled earlier this year and revealed in person at the Paris motor show, the Touring is a lighter, slicker successor to the current 508 Touring...


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 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...


2010-14 Subaru Outback, Liberty recalled
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2010-14 Subaru Outback, Liberty recalled

Subaru has recalled the 2010-2014 Outback and Liberty, over concerns about their electric parking brakes. According to the company, if the parking brake circuit board fractures a warning light will illuminate and the brake can't be applied or released. That puts the cars in breach of Australian Design Rules (ADR) for motor vehicles...


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 BMW 3 Series confirmed for Paris
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2019 BMW 3 Series confirmed for Paris

The next-generation BMW 3 Series will be unveiled at the Paris motor show next week – the company has confirmed. At a press conference scheduled for 9:00am CET (5:00pm AEST) on Tuesday, October 2, the Bavarian marque will reveal the seventh iteration of its popular sports sedan, headlining its stand at the event...


2019 Jaguar XE spied
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2019 Jaguar XE spied

The facelifted Jaguar XE has been snapped by photographers during development testing, ahead of an anticipated debut early next year. Despite the heavy camouflage, we can see the overall shape of the mid-sized sedan won't change a heap, with the front and rear ends the main areas for revision. The headlights up front look slimmer and appear to sport a new LED daytime-running light signature...


2019 BMW 3 Series teased... again
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2019 BMW 3 Series teased... again

BMW has released another teaser for its upcoming 2019 3 Series, this time using video of the production line to offer a peek at its rear three-quarter. Set for a Paris motor show reveal, the new 3er wades into battle with the just-updated Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi A4. It'll be built on a variation of the CLAR platform underpinning the 5 and 7 Series, for weight savings of around 55kg over the current car...


2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan/Estate pricing and specs
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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan/Estate pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz Australia has detailed the updated 2019 C-Class line-up, with a slimmer range, added tech and revised powertrains. Here, we'll focus on the sedan and wagon versions, with pricing starting at $63,400 before on-road costs for the C200 sedan. Standard equipment on the C200 and C220d (from $64,900) includes 18-inch (five-spoke) alloy wheels, front and rear parking sensors, full-LED headlights, a 12...


2019 Lexus ES pricing and specs
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2019 Lexus ES pricing and specs

Lexus Australia has detailed pricing and specifications for the all new ES range, which hits dealerships this month. Priced from $59,888 before on-road costs, the local ES range will only include the ES300h hybrid available in two trim levels – Luxury and Sports Luxury. That's a smidgen under $4000 cheaper than the model it replaces, while also bringing an increased level of standard equipment and space...


2019 BMW 3 Series teased
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2019 BMW 3 Series teased

BMW has provided our clearest look yet at the next-generation (G20) 3 Series, ahead of a likely reveal at the Paris motor show in October. Although a series of spy pictures, pre-production testing photos and renders have given us a pretty good sense for how the 3 Series will look, there's something to be said for seeing it officially... under a sheet...


BMW M3: Four generations face off in a drag race - video
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BMW M3: Four generations face off in a drag race - video

The BMW M3 has been around for over 30 years and five generations – how far has the company's staple sports sedan come? Mat Watson from the UK's Carwow managed to line up four generations of M3 for a drag race, including some very special editions. In this latest video clip posted to the publication's YouTube channel, Watson and his colleagues race an E30 M3, ] E46 M3 CSL, E92 M3 GTS and the current F80 M3 CS...


VinFast sedan and SUV revealed
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VinFast sedan and SUV revealed

VinFast, which is aiming to build Vietnam's first indigenous car, has revealed a sedan and SUV, which will be given their in-the-flesh debuts at the 2018 Paris motor show in early October. Both vehicles feature the marque's 'V' emblem high up on the grille, which is flanked by Opel-like spears that blend in with a thin strip of LED driving lights...


Volkswagen Passat to get range-wide PHEV option - report
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Volkswagen Passat to get range-wide PHEV option - report

The updated Volkswagen Passat looks set to offer plug-in hybrid technology across its line-up instead of reserving it for the upper end of the range, according to a new report. Britain's Auto Express claims Volkswagen is planning to offer a less-powerful PHEV powertrain in the refreshed Passat line-up – due to be revealed early next year – making the technology more widely available than the current model...


Ford: Reports of Mondeo's death are greatly exaggerated
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Ford: Reports of Mondeo's death are greatly exaggerated

Ford has refuted suggestions it's planning to axe the Mondeo, arguing it's a "core part" of the European model range. A report in The Telegraph earlier this week said there's "mounting speculation" the Mondeo range will be culled, along with the Galaxy and S-Max. With the reshuffle would also come 24,000 job cuts, as Ford moves to focus on the growing global demand for crossovers...


Ford Mondeo on the chopping block - report
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Ford Mondeo on the chopping block - report

The mid-sized Ford Mondeo could soon be no more, with reports out of the UK claiming the Blue Oval could drop its long-running nameplate as it tries to cut costs. A new article by The Telegraph says Ford is facing "mounting speculation" that it's planning to scrap the Mondeo range and cut up to 24,000 jobs...