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2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet teased

The 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet has been teased in a frontal rendering, ahead of a full reveal in the northern hemisphere's summer. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Ford's pony car, the Cobra Jet will be limited to just 68 units and available in two colours – Race Red or Oxford White...

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Porsche recreates 911 Turbo 3.0 in giant Lego
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Porsche recreates 911 Turbo 3.0 in giant Lego

There are plenty of interesting – and strange – ways manufacturers celebrate their classic models, but Lego recreations is an increasingly popular one. The latest retro legend to be recreated brick-by-brick is the Porsche 911 Turbo 3.0, best known as the first 911 Turbo...


2018 BMW M2 Competition revealed
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2018 BMW M2 Competition revealed

BMW has whipped the covers off the M2 Competition, two weeks after the hottest compact M car was leaked on the BMW Australia website. As we learned on April 9, the Competition will be powered by a twin-turbo version of the 3.0-litre inline-six engine powering the regular M2. Power has been bumped from 272kW to 302kW, and peak torque jumps from 465Nm to 550Nm...


Hennessey reveals 1000hp Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
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Hennessey reveals 1000hp Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was hardly what you'd call meek, but tuning specialist Hennessey has revealed its version of the Hellcat-powered SUV, complete with a massive 1000 horsepower (745kW)...


2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied
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2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied

The rumoured Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder has been spied again, this time doing laps at the Nurburgring. Developed as an open-top companion to the also-rumoured 718 Cayman GT4, the 718 Boxster Spyder is expected to be the last Boxster with a naturally-aspirated six-cylinder boxer engine, as the company moves toward turbocharging its line-up...


Ford Mustang confirmed for Supercars series, Ford Performance hits Australia
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Ford Mustang confirmed for Supercars series, Ford Performance hits Australia

Ford has announced the launch of Ford Performance  sub-brand in Australia, backed by the news the 2018 Mustang will be homologated for the 2019 Supercars season. The first Ford Performance-branded models to touch Australian soil will be the 2018 Mustang and hotly-anticipated Ranger Raptor...


Ford Fiesta ST confirmed for Australia
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Ford Fiesta ST confirmed for Australia

It's official, the Ford Fiesta ST has been confirmed for Australia – though we won't be seeing it until the second quarter of 2019. The Blue Oval delivered the news today at the launch of its Ford Performance sub-brand in Melbourne...


Toyota: Supra "not just about sales"
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Toyota: Supra "not just about sales"

Toyota Australia says that the upcoming Supra sports car’s role is far more significant than just sales, rather helping further raise brand perception and lead the way for a potential range of sportier variants across the brand’s other models...


2018 Range Rover Sport SVR – Video first look
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2018 Range Rover Sport SVR – Video first look

Before it touches down in local showrooms later this year, we've had the chance to drive the new 2018 Range Rover Sport SVR in its home of the UK. Featuring a 5.0-litre supercharged V8, the Range Rover Sport SVR develops a meaty 423kW of power and 700Nm of torque, sent to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission...


2019 Audi RS Q3 spied
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2019 Audi RS Q3 spied

A prototype believed to be the new-generation Audi RS Q3 has been spied this week at the Nurburgring circuit in Germany, ahead of a likely reveal later this year or early next. Key differentiators between this prototype and regular Q3 development vehicles spied recently include the more aggressive body kit, larger wheels, and the uprated brake package...


Aston Martin Rapide AMR spied
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Aston Martin Rapide AMR spied

A prototype believed to be the production Aston Martin Rapide AMR has been spied this week around the Nurburgring in Germany. Based on the 2017 Rapide AMR concept, the production version will feature a power boost and a more performance-focused mechanical setup for a more engaging drive experience – Aston Martin Racing (AMR) products are meant to be the most extreme versions of core models...


2019 BMW 8 Series spied
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2019 BMW 8 Series spied

The upcoming BMW 8 Series has been spied once again in both coupe and convertible forms, ahead of a likely reveal later this year. Both versions are wearing a little less camouflage than previous prototypes, showing off more production parts like the bumpers and light units...


2018 BMW M3 CS pricing and specs
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2018 BMW M3 CS pricing and specs

Local details for the 2018 BMW M3 CS have been revealed, with the "most potent M3 ever built" to kick off at $179,900 before on-road costs when it goes on sale in June. Priced $33,000 dearer than the M3 Competition, the M3 CS gets an uprated version of the 'standard' car's 3.0-litre twin-turbo straight six, now making 338kW of power and 600Nm of torque – 7kW and 50Nm more than the Competition Pack...


Jaguar XE SVR not happening - report
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Jaguar XE SVR not happening - report

Yep, you read that correctly. Jaguar's Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) division won't be making a V8-powered XE SVR – according to a new report. Speaking with Car and Driver, SVO's senior programs manager, Duncan Smith, said the performance arm wants to distinguish itself from the likes of BMW's M division and Mercedes-AMG by tailoring projects to fit every individual car it works on...


Camaro ZL1 headed Down Under: Trademark, facelift open door for 485kW coupe locally
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Camaro ZL1 headed Down Under: Trademark, facelift open door for 485kW coupe locally

Ladies and gents, Chevrolet's most ballistic Camaro is likely to hit Australian shores by the end of this year, if a recent facelift and trademark registration are a guide. The right-hand drive Camaro ZL1 will pack a 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine producing 485kW of power (650hp) and 881Nm of torque, with a 0-60mph (97km/h) time of just 3.5 seconds...


2018 BMW M2 Competition leaked
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2018 BMW M2 Competition leaked

The BMW M2 Competition has been leaked online ahead of a likely reveal in the coming weeks, boasting more aggressive looks and a more powerful engine. Revealed on the BMW Australia site (presumably before its scheduled release), the M2 Competition looks to build upon the already-hardcore nature of the current 'regular' and 'Pure' trims...


Configurator Challenge: BMW M cars
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Configurator Challenge: BMW M cars

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we’re going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re building BMW M cars of essentially every flavour...


Genesis: Essentia concept shows direction for future models
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Genesis: Essentia concept shows direction for future models

The Genesis Essentia concept has paved the way for slinkier models in future, with a new styling team finally getting a chance to demonstrate its skills. Luc Donckerwolke, head of design at Hyundai, joined the Korean manufacturer at the end of 2015, right around the time Sasha Selipanov, head of design at Genesis, came on board...


Mercedes-AMG G65, SL65 to be axed - report
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Mercedes-AMG G65, SL65 to be axed - report

The Mercedes-AMG G65 and SL65 could be no more in a matter of months, according to a new report out of Germany. MB Passion Blog reports production of the G65 will end once the outgoing car is phased out, while the SL65 roadster will be axed in June – though no Mercedes-AMG representative has officially confirmed these claims...


2019 Jaguar F-Type changes announced
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2019 Jaguar F-Type changes announced

The 2019 Jaguar F-Type has been revealed, bringing new technology in the cabin and under the skin. Step one in the 2019 refresh is a new naming structure, in keeping with the wider Jaguar Land Rover stable. The entry-level four-cylinder car will be badged F-Type P300, while the two V6 options will be dubbed P340 and P380...