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508, Q3, S60/V60, X5 score five-star Euro NCAP ratings

Euro NCAP has awarded five-star safety ratings to several new models, including the Audi Q3, BMW X5, Peugeot 508, along with the Volvo S60/V60...

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2019 Renault Captur spied again
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2019 Renault Captur spied again

The next-generation Renault Captur has been snapped again by spy photographers, ahead of an anticipated reveal sometime next year. With the small crossover segment booming worldwide, Renault would be more than keen to put its best foot forward with the Captur, which will be built around the same platform as the next-gen Clio...


Hyundai Kona EV, Kia e-Niro range downgraded
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Hyundai Kona EV, Kia e-Niro range downgraded

The long-range Hyundai Kona EV has had its range downgraded on the WLTP test cycle, after the company discovered its external test agency hadn't followed the correct test procedure. Kia last week downgraded the range of its e-Niro for the same reason. The re-rating means the 39kWh Kona is rated for 289km instead of 300km, while the 64kWh model is officially good for 449km rather than the 470km initially promised...


2019 Suzuki Jimny, Vitara: Australia Day launch locked in
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2019 Suzuki Jimny, Vitara: Australia Day launch locked in

Suzuki Australia has confirmed the hotly-anticipated 2019 Jimny and facelifted 2019 Vitara Series II will officially go on sale Down Under as of Australia Day next month (January 26). Pricing and specifications for both model lines are yet to be announced at this stage, but the company continues to cite strong interest for the all-new Jimny, which already has "well over 200 pre-orders" in Australia...


2019 Kia 'Ceed SUV' spied
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2019 Kia 'Ceed SUV' spied

Photographers have snapped images of a mystery Kia crossover prototype doing rounds in Europe, believed to be based on the Ceed hatchback. In terms of size, the new Kia SUV slots between the Rio-based Stonic and the larger Sportage, making it around the same size as the Hyundai Kona and Ford Focus Active...


2019 Infiniti Q30, QX30 pricing and specs
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2019 Infiniti Q30, QX30 pricing and specs

Infiniti Australia has released pricing and specifications for the upgraded 2019 Q30 and QX30 range, now priced from $44,900 before on-road costs. Headlining the changes for the new model year is the range-wide standard inclusion of a rear-view camera and DAB+ digital radio – the former a glaring omission in the Q30/QX30 spec sheet at the base level previously...


2020 Audi Q4 to sport TT Offroad-inspired design - report
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2020 Audi Q4 to sport TT Offroad-inspired design - report

Audi has already promised a new crossover model – the Q4 – for launch sometime next year. This week, the German marque's design boss has given an indication as to what to expect from the vehicle's styling. Speaking with Britain's Autocar, Andreas Mindt, head of exterior design for Audi, said the Q4 is "a bit more than a coupe version of the Q3, to my eyes a lot more"...


2019 Honda HR-V Sport: Turbo SUV revealed for the UK - UPDATE
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2019 Honda HR-V Sport: Turbo SUV revealed for the UK - UPDATE

Honda UK has revealed and detailed the 2019 HR-V Sport, a new version of the company's compact SUV that is scheduled to go on sale in the first half of next year. UPDATE, 30/11/18: Honda Australia has again ruled out the introduction of the 1.5-litre turbo engine for local HR-V models...


2018 Mitsubishi ASX ES review
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2018 Mitsubishi ASX ES review

It's not the newest offering in its class – far from it – but the ASX still has plenty to offer if you're after cheap, fuss-free motoring.


Lynk & Co 01 Coupe spied
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Lynk & Co 01 Coupe spied

Photographers have nabbed images of what is believed to be the Lynk & Co '01 Coupe', which will serve as the Chinese start-up's fourth model in its growing family. In similar style to the BMW X4 and X6, along with the Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLE Coupes, the 01 Coupe will blend the high-riding body of a crossover with the sloping roofline of a coupe, serving as a design-focused niche product...


2019 BMW X2 M35i pricing and specs
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2019 BMW X2 M35i pricing and specs

BMW Australia has released pricing and specifications details for the new X2 M35i M Performance, ahead its arrival Down Under next year. Priced from $68,900 plus on-road costs, the first M Performance version of the company's smallest coupe-styled crossover is $9000 dearer than the xDrive20d that previously held top spot in the range, though it offsets that price increase with a hefty performance punch...


2019 Suzuki Jimny priced from £15,499 in the UK
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2019 Suzuki Jimny priced from £15,499 in the UK

The all-new 2019 Suzuki Jimny has been priced and specified for the UK market, with the little Japanese off-roader to kick off at £15,499 ($27,475) in Britain. Scheduled to go on sale in the UK from January 2019, the Jimny will be offered in two trim levels – SZ4 and SZ5 – both fitted as standard with a five-speed manual transmission and a selectable four-wheel drive system...


Range Rover Evoque embodies 'less is more' philosophy - lead designer
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Range Rover Evoque embodies 'less is more' philosophy - lead designer

Styling is a precarious art, for both the designer and the consumer. You might think redesigning a Land Rover or Range Rover of any kind is tough (reference Defender and the lengthy wait for a replacement) but you'd be hard-pressed to find a bigger challenge than replacing the style-driven Evoque. Design director at Land Rover, Massimo Frascella, says it was a challenge he relished...


2019 Range Rover Evoque revealed
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2019 Range Rover Evoque revealed

Range Rover has revealed the 'all-new' (similar-looking) 2019 Evoque, headlined by fresh technology, a redesigned cabin, and the availability of a mild-hybrid powertrain. While it looks fairly similar to the original, the new Evoque blends the distinctive coupe-like design of its forebear with more striking and slimline design elements from the larger Velar...


2019 Range Rover Evoque teased again
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2019 Range Rover Evoque teased again

Range Rover has teased the next-generation 2019 Evoque one last time, ahead of its full reveal later tonight. The second-generation baby Rangie isn't expected to be a radical departure from the current design, though it will be heavily influenced by the larger Velar and introduce Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) latest and greatest in driver assistance technologies and infotainment systems...


2016-18 MG ZS recalled - UPDATE
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2016-18 MG ZS recalled - UPDATE

SAIC Motor has issued a recall for the 2016-18 ZS over concerns about a potential software fault in the Stability Control System (SCS). UPDATE, 21/11/18: This recall has been expanded. See article for details and an updated VIN list link The Chinese manufacturer reports affected vehicles could see their stability control fail, decreasing power steering assistance...


2019 Ford Focus Active pricing and specs
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2019 Ford Focus Active pricing and specs

Ford has confirmed the Focus Active is coming to Australia next year, with pricing to kick off at $29,990 before on-road costs. With tougher looks and 34mm more ground clearance than the regular Focus hatchback, the Active sports a pseudo-SUV stance a similar vein to Audi Allroad or Volvo Cross Country models...


Renault Captur S-Edition announced
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Renault Captur S-Edition announced

Renault Australia has quietly launched the new Captur S-Edition, which brings a new, more powerful engine and added equipment for $1000 over the existing Intens range-topper. Headlining the new variant is a 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine producing 110kW of power at 5250rpm and 250Nm of torque at 1600rpm...


Subaru XV PHEV to offer 41km electric range
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Subaru XV PHEV to offer 41km electric range

Subaru will make its first assault on the plug-in hybrid market next year with the XV Hybrid, and new government documents from the USA indicate it should offer over 40 kilometres of all-electric range. The filing, sourced from the California Air Resources Board (CARB), rates the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid's all-electric range at 25.65 miles (41...


Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Kona Electric top real-world range tests
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Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Kona Electric top real-world range tests

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric and Kona Electric have begun rolling out across the company's export markets, and new tests from the UK have seen the Korean EVs perform strongly in terms of real-world range. Britain's What Car? recently announced the results of its 'Real Range' tests for electric cars currently available in the UK, complementing the firm's existing 'True MPG' tests for combustion-powered vehicles...