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Mercedes-Benz mulling GLA 'Coupe' - report

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA could be getting a 'coupe' version to tackle the likes of the BMW X2, according to a new report. Speaking with Top Gear UK, CEO Dieter Zetsche said the new version of the A-Class-based crossover will "have two interpretations"...

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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...


Configurator Challenge: Audi Q2
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Configurator Challenge: Audi Q2

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 designing our ideal Audi Q2...


Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison
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Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison

Small crossover SUVs with a predominantly urban focus have taken over the road. Just look around you. But the segment has splintered into a few directions exemplified by the trio you see here. They’re similar in most ways, but differ enough to corner specific subsets...


2015 Peugeot 4008 recalled
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2015 Peugeot 4008 recalled

Peugeot has issued a pair of recall notices for the 4008 SUV, over concerns certain vehicles could be fitted with faulty door locks. The first recall relates to vehicles that could have all four locks affected, while the second is for right-hand locks only, though the condition is the same regardless...


2019 Audi SQ2 spied
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2019 Audi SQ2 spied

The rumoured Audi SQ2 has been spied on the snowy roads of Europe this week, completely devoid of camouflage. Based on the Q2 small SUV, the SQ2 is expected to feature the same running gear as the Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R, teaming a 200+kW 2.0-litre turbo four with the company's quattro all-wheel drive system...


Citroen C3 Aircross: Aussies to decide local colour range
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Citroen C3 Aircross: Aussies to decide local colour range

The 2019 Citroen C3 Aircross has been confirmed for a fourth quarter launch in Australia, and the company wants you to decide the colour choices. Like the related C3 hatchback, the C3 Aircross will be available with a slew of customisation options, including contreasting body, roof, roof decal and roof rail colours...


2019 Mazda CX-3 revealed, in part
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2019 Mazda CX-3 revealed, in part

The top-selling Mazda CX-3 small crossover will receive a range of pretty low-key upgrades before the end of the year, as previewed on the US model this week at the New York Auto Show. This is the second upgrade since 2015, and focuses on improvements to driving refinement and cabin feel. The show car appears to be a top-spec version, known as the Akari here...


Hyundai Kona Electric coming late 2018/early 2019, long-range the priority - UPDATE
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Hyundai Kona Electric coming late 2018/early 2019, long-range the priority - UPDATE

UPDATE: News story now updated with preview video from the 2018 New York motor show. Hyundai Australia says the hotly-anticipated Kona Electric should be touching down locally late this year, or early in 2019. According to the company, our compact electric SUV will be sourced from Korea when it arrives...


BMW X2: sDrive18i and xDrive20d join local range
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BMW X2: sDrive18i and xDrive20d join local range

BMW Australia has confirmed pricing and specifications for the X2 sDrive 18i and xDrive20d models, bringing the local line-up to three variants. Due by the middle of the year, the new variants follow the sDrive20i launch variant, which arrives in showrooms this month priced from $55,900 before on-road costs...


2018 Jaguar E-Pace pricing and specs
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2018 Jaguar E-Pace pricing and specs

UPDATE: The 2018 Jaguar E-Pace is now on sale in Australia. Watch for our Australian launch review to go live in the coming hours, and refresh your memory on the little cat's pricing and specs with the below story, first published last year. November 16, 2017: Australian details for the E-Pace have been revealed this week ahead of the little cat's arrival around April next year...


2018 Volvo XC40 pricing and specs - UPDATE
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2018 Volvo XC40 pricing and specs - UPDATE

Update (27/3): Volvo's local division has confirmed features for the Momentum and R-Design variants. See article for details Australian details for the 2018 Volvo XC40 range have been announced this week, with the company's smallest SUV to kick off from $47,990 before on-road costs when it lands next month...


Lynk & Co to build 01 in Belgium for Europe
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Lynk & Co to build 01 in Belgium for Europe

Lynk & Co has confirmed it will manufacture its new 01 SUV in Belgium for the European market. Speaking with industry journal Automotive News Europe, the Chinese start-up which is owned by Geely – which also owns Volvo – the company's boss, Alan Visser, said the 01 will be produced in Europe, for Europe, from 2019 at a factory in Ghent, Belgium...


Ford 'Mini Bronco' SUV spied
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Ford 'Mini Bronco' SUV spied

The upcoming Ford compact off-roader has been spied for the first time during development testing, wearing a Fiesta body as camouflage. Announced as part of the company's 2020 product rollout strategy just weeks ago, this mule is believed to be an early prototype for the Blue Oval's upcoming small off-road SUV designed to "win a growing number of people who love getting away and spending time outdoors"...


2018 Nissan Qashqai N-Tec review
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2018 Nissan Qashqai N-Tec review

While we wait for the Ti, the Nissan Qashqai N-Tec is the stand-in flagship of the range – but how does it fare?

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Volkswagen confirms new SUV for China and USA
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Volkswagen confirms new SUV for China and USA

Volkswagen has confirmed a new sub-Tiguan crossover for sale in markets like China and the USA. As reported by Automotive News Europe, company CEO Herbert Diess says the new crossover – dubbed "Volks-SUV", or the people's SUV – will be produced in Mexico and exported to global markets from 2020...


2019 Opel Mokka X spied
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2019 Opel Mokka X spied

The new-generation Opel Mokka X has been spied on the snowy roads of Sweden this week, giving us a first look at the company's overhauled CX-3 rival. Having previously shared its underpinnings with the Chevrolet/Holden Trax, the next-generation of Opel's popular baby crossover will almost certainly going ride on a platform provided by PSA Peugeot Citroen...


Configurator Challenge: Jaguar E-Pace
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Configurator Challenge: Jaguar E-Pace

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 designing the perfect Jaguar E-Pace...


Mercedes-Benz confirms new 7-seat compact model
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Mercedes-Benz confirms new 7-seat compact model

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class family – which includes the B-Class, CLA and GLA lines – will get a three-row option very soon, a company official has confirmed. Speaking with industry journal Automotive News Europe, Mercedes-Benz's global sales boss, Britta Seeger, hinted a seven-seat model is in the works for markets like China, though it's unclear what form it will take...


Volvo details new T3 petrol engine - UPDATE
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Volvo details new T3 petrol engine - UPDATE

Volvo has released details of its new T3 turbocharged petrol engine, which will launch with the new XC40 crossover in the coming months. It's the first three-cylinder engine in the Swedish manufacturer's 91-year history, and will likely rollout across the wider 40 Series range as the next generation of Volvo's smallest model family expands...