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2013-14 Subaru Forester manual diesel recalled

Subaru Australia has recalled 2013-2014 Foresters with a diesel engine and manual transmission, over concerns a wiring loom could rub against the clutch pipe, causing a short circuit. According to the company, if the wiring loom insulation wears out, there's a risk of the engine stalling and not restarting...

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Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol revealed
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Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol revealed

Nissan North America has revealed the first images of its upcoming Armada Mountain Patrol concept, a project based on its large off-roader pitched as the "dream overlanding SUV". The Nissan Armada – known here as the Patrol – Mountain Patrol is still a month away from its debut at the 2018 Overland Expo West in Arizona on May 18...


2018 Renault Koleos updates announced - UPDATE
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2018 Renault Koleos updates announced - UPDATE

Update (20/4): Renault has confirmed the Koleos's new AEB system operates at speeds between 30-140km/h, and we've also amended the price list for the MY18 range. See bottom of article for details Renault Australia has announced a 2018 upgrade for its Koleos SUV, with autonomous emergency braking and Apple CarPlay now fitted as standard to every variant...


Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti coming Down Under
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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti coming Down Under

Alfa Romeo will bring the more powerful Stelvio Ti offered in overseas markets to Australia later this year. With power from the same 206kW/400Nm turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine as the Giulia Veloce, the Ti sprints to 100km/h in 5.7 seconds – 1.5 seconds faster than the base petrol Stelvio, and 0...


2018 Alpina XD4 surfaces online
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2018 Alpina XD4 surfaces online

The new Alpina XD4 has been quietly revealed on the company's website, becoming the first BMW SUV coupe offered in the tuning arm's line-up...


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)...


MG X-Motion concept teased
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MG X-Motion concept teased

MG has teased a new concept for the Beijing motor show later this month, dubbed X-Motion, said to preview a new SUV that will go on sale in China some time next year. A trio of shadowy images has been released by the now Chinese-owned British brand, showing a striking and aggressive crossover taking design cues from the beautiful E-Motion sports car concept revealed last year...


Mercedes-Benz mulling GLA 'Coupe' - report
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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". "The new BMW X2 is basically like the [current] GLA,” he said...


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...


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...


Range Rover Vogue Si4 PHEV – Video first look
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Range Rover Vogue Si4 PHEV – Video first look

Range Rover is known for cars capable of wafting around in blissful silence, but the idea of a plug-in hybrid model still seems a bit strange. How does the technology, which is rolling out in luxury cars the world over, stack up in a Rangie, on- and off-road? Trent Nikolic took a trip to sunny England and spent some time in the Range Rover Vogue Si4 PHEV to find out...


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...


2018 Nissan Terra launches in China
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2018 Nissan Terra launches in China

The 2018 Nissan Terra has been launched in China this week, accompanied by new details about what makes this body-on-frame SUV tick. For the first time we have details of the Terra's powertrain – it features a 'QR25' four-cylinder petrol engine making 135kW of power and 251Nm of torque...


Toyota Kluger recalled for brake fix
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Toyota Kluger recalled for brake fix

Toyota Australia has recalled a handful of Kluger SUVs, over concerns the vacuum pump for the brake booster could fail. According to the company, a lubrication passage inside the vacuum pump could have been compromised during manufacture. That could cause an internal failure of the pump...


Toyota LandCruiser Utility Commercial revealed for the UK
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Toyota LandCruiser Utility Commercial revealed for the UK

The Toyota LandCruiser Utility Commercial has been revealed for the UK market, blending the off-road ability of the Prado with the load-lugging practicality of a commercial van. Offered in both three-door and five-door bodies (pictured), the LandCruiser Utility Commercial is a two-seater with a rubber-lined cargo area combined with a bulkhead and mesh hatch to offer a "robust solution to your transportation needs"...


2019 BMW X7 spied inside and out
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2019 BMW X7 spied inside and out

The upcoming BMW X7 has been snapped inside and out, giving us a better peek at the upcoming SUV flagship. After previewing the production car with an eye-catching concept at last year's Frankfurt motor show, BMW is preparing to put it in showrooms likely late this year or early next...


Volkswagen: Tiguan Allspace hunting Santa Fe, Sorento
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Volkswagen: Tiguan Allspace hunting Santa Fe, Sorento

Volkswagen has its sights set on the Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento with its Tiguan Allspace seven-seater, set to touch down in July. It might look like a regular Tiguan on the outside, but the Allspace is 215mm longer than the five-seater, supported by a 109mm increase in wheelbase...


2018 Skoda Karoq here in September
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2018 Skoda Karoq here in September

Skoda Australia has confirmed the Karoq – its mid-size rival to the Volkswagen Tiguan – will be touching down locally in September, a few months after the original June launch date. Paul Pottinger, communications boss for Skoda Australia, confirmed the news this week, along with a $30,000 starting point...


Tesla Model Y to commence production in 2019 – report
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Tesla Model Y to commence production in 2019 – report

Tesla is aiming to commence production of the new Model Y SUV from November 2019, according to a new report out of the US. Reuters claims two anonymous sources "with knowledge of the supply chain" have confirmed the Silicon Valley-based EV specialist will kick off manufacturing of its second crossover model late next year, along with the commencement of Chinese production two years later...