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2019 Toyota C-HR gets Apple CarPlay in the USA
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20th Mar 2019
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2019 Toyota C-HR gets Apple CarPlay in the USA

Toyota USA has announced a handful of upgrades for the C-HR crossover for 2019, headlined by a new infotainment system with Apple CarPlay. Fitted as standard across the line-up, the new 8.0-inch media unit introduces the aforementioned smartphone mirroring technologies, and appears to feature the new interface seen in other Toyota models like the Camry and Corolla. Higher-grade models can equip satellite navigation as part of the higher-spec Entune 3.0 infotainment system.
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Poll: Porsche 911 Turbo wins inter-generational battle
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5th Nov 2018
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Poll: Porsche 911 Turbo wins inter-generational battle

The modern Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Edition has beaten out its older, rarer cousin in our latest poll. Put head-to-head with the recently-auctioned 993 911 Turbo Project Gold, the modern Turbo won 61.6 per cent of the vote. Power in the Turbo S Exclusive comes from a 3.8-litre twin-turbo six-cylinder engine making 427kW and 700Nm. It's put to all four wheels through a seven-speed PDK transmission, for a sub three second sprint to 100km/h.
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Scott Collie
2019 Mazda CX-5 2.5T launches in Japan
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11th Oct 2018
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2019 Mazda CX-5 2.5T launches in Japan

The Mazda CX-5 has been updated in its home market, confirming the availability of the CX-9's 2.5-litre turbo petrol engine for the mid-sized SUV. Available to pre-order now in the Japanese domestic market, the refreshed CX-5 range is the first model in the company's Japanese line-up to offer the turbocharged petrol powertrain – which makes 169kW at 4250rpm and 420Nm at 2000rpm – while also debuting Mazda's upgraded G-Vectoring Control Plus.
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Mazda Australia confirms Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
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27th Jun 2018
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Mazda Australia confirms Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

It’s been a long time coming, but Mazda will finally offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto across its range by the end of the year and there’s good news in store for current owners. Unlike a lot of manufacturers that won’t retrofit new technology to existing products, Mazda will offer customers the ability to retrofit the smartphone mirroring technology to all vehicles equipped with MZD Connect.
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2018 Maserati GranCabrio pricing and specs
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18th Feb 2018
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2018 Maserati GranCabrio pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specs for the revised 2018 Maserati GranCabrio have been announced, with the V8 Italian drop-top to kick off from $335,000 before on-road costs. The car will be offered in two trim levels: Sport (below in blue) and MC, or Maserati Corse (above). Both are powered by the same naturally-aspirated 4.7-litre V8 engine, making 343kW and 520Nm. It's hooked up to a six-speed ZF automatic gearbox with unique Maserati tuning.
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Scott Collie