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2019 Audi S3 spied again

The all-new Audi S3 has been spied again during development testing, ahead of an anticipated production debut sometime next year...

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Volkswagen Tarok Concept unveiled
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Volkswagen Tarok Concept unveiled

The Volkswagen Tarok concept has been unveiled on the first day of the Sao Paulo motor show, previewing a compact, production-ready dual-cab ute. The Tarok concept features a dual-cab body with seating for five people, a panoramic glass roof, and LED lights visually connecting the grille and headlight units...


Volkswagen teases ute concept for São Paulo
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Volkswagen teases ute concept for São Paulo

Volkswagen has released a single teaser image of an unnamed pickup concept bound for the 2018 São Paulo motor show, which kicks off on November 6. Dubbed a "near-production concept vehicle", the ute previews an upcoming vehicle destined for the South American market – namely Brazil – which will sit below the larger and more rugged Amarok in the company's line-up...


Volkswagen planning new small SUV for the US - report
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Volkswagen planning new small SUV for the US - report

Volkswagen's North American division is reportedly working on a new 'sub-compact' SUV to sit below the Tiguan, though it won't be the recently-revealed T-Cross or T-Roc. Car and Driver claims the German brand is keen to introduce a new model in the US to compete with the Honda HR-V and Jeep Renegade, though this new crossover looks to be specific to the US market – much like the larger Atlas, though that is also sold in China as the Terramont...


2019 Volkswagen T-Cross revealed
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2019 Volkswagen T-Cross revealed

The 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross has finally been unveiled overnight at premiere events in Amsterdam, Shanghai and São Paulo. Serving as the new entry point into the German brand's crossover family, the T-Cross measures 4.11m long and features a 2.56m wheelbase – making it smaller in physical size than a Mazda CX-3...


2019 Skoda Scala previewed
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2019 Skoda Scala previewed

Skoda has issued some camouflaged images of the upcoming Scala hatchback, scheduled for a European market launch in the first half of 2019. The first model in the Czech company's line-up to be based on the Volkswagen Group's MQB A0 platform – shared with the likes of the Volkswagen Polo – the Scala will roughly be the same size as a Volkswagen Golf, and sport a design inspired by the Vision RS concept shown at this year's Paris motor show...


2019 Volkswagen T-Cross teased ahead of October 25 debut
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2019 Volkswagen T-Cross teased ahead of October 25 debut

Volkswagen has continued its long, drawn-out T-Cross tease, ahead of the car's official reveal on October 25. The latest teaser video previews the compact SUV's lights and exterior design, revealing the shape of the head- and tail-lights, along with some of the LED detailing. Down back, the lights are linked by an LED strip across the tailgate, and feature a prominent c-shaped graphic...


2019 Skoda Rapid Spaceback teased
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2019 Skoda Rapid Spaceback teased

Skoda has released a shadowy teaser for a "future compact model", believed to be the next-generation Rapid Spaceback. The picture shows the side profile of the upcoming hatchback, which is heavily influenced by the Vision RS concept that was shown at the Paris motor show this month...


2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS unveiled
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2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS unveiled

The Skoda Kodiaq RS crossover has been revealed a day before the start of the 2018 Paris motor show. Under the bonnet there's a 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel making 176kW of power at 4000rpm, and 500Nm of torque between 1750 and 2500rpm. All that torque is channelled to the ground via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and an all-wheel drive system...


2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS sketched
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2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS sketched

Skoda has released yet another set of teaser images for the new Kodiaq RS, ahead of its full reveal at the Paris motor show early next month. We've already seen glimpses of the exterior changes and been given some of the mechanical details, but this time the Czech brand has given us a full view of the exterior – albeit in drawings, not photographs of the vehicle...


2019 Seat Tarraco revealed
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2019 Seat Tarraco revealed

The Seat Tarraco has been revealed, standing tall above the Ateca and Arona as the Spanish brand's first entry into the large SUV segment. Essentially Seat's take on the Skoda Kodiaq and Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, the Tarraco is based on the Volkswagen Group's ubiquitous MQB architecture, and also debuts the brand's new design language...


2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS teased again
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2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS teased again

Skoda has issued another set of preview images for its upcoming Kodiaq RS performance SUV, this time giving us a closer glimpse at the car's unique design touches. Four different pictures have been released by the Czech brand, showing various elements distinguishing the Kodiaq RS from its lesser brethren – in particular, the Sportline variant...


Volkswagen Golf Mk8 could drop wagon variant - report
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Volkswagen Golf Mk8 could drop wagon variant - report

The next-generation Volkswagen Golf, due to commence production next year, looks set to shake up the small car segment with cutting-edge technology and powertrains, though the model range could look a little different to what's currently available. A new report by the UK's Autocar claims the Mk8 Golf could have some big things in the works, and move further upmarket in terms of available technologies and interior ambience...


2018 Volkswagen Polo Launch Edition long-term review, report five: Cabin comfort and practicality
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2018 Volkswagen Polo Launch Edition long-term review, report five: Cabin comfort and practicality

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo Launch Edition has quickly become a core part of the CarAdvice Melbourne family. We've taken it on a road trip, tested it during the daily grind, and we've critiqued its infotainment system. Now, we're taking a closer look at one of the biggest improvements made to the Polo in this, its new generation – interior comfort and practicality...


2019 Volkswagen Passat spied
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2019 Volkswagen Passat spied

The updated Volkswagen Passat has been spied during development testing this week, giving us a closer look at the facelifted sedan version of the brand's mid-sizer. Despite the camouflage at both ends, we can see the Passat will get a refreshed facial treatment headlined by a redesigned front bumper, a revised grille treatment, and what appears to be a new LED daytime-running light signature peeking through the wrap...


Cupra Arona coming in 2020 - report
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Cupra Arona coming in 2020 - report

The Seat Arona looks set to be the next model in the Spanish brand's line-up to be fettled by its new Cupra performance sub-brand – according to a new report. Spain's Motor.es claims the hotted-up crossover is scheduled for release in 2020 as a 2021 model, around the same time the Arona will go through a mid-life refresh...


2019 Audi A3 spied
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2019 Audi A3 spied

The new Audi A3 has been spied for the first time during development testing, ahead of a likely debut sometime next year. Shortly after images of the next-generation S3 Sportback were snapped earlier this week, photographers have spotted the normal version on European roads, wearing more subtle clothing (no wild skirts and spoilers here) and concealed exhaust pipes...


Volkswagen T-Cross teased again
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Volkswagen T-Cross teased again

Volkswagen has continued the long tease for its upcoming T-Cross compact SUV, this time talking up its practicality. According to the latest images, you'll be able to slide the rear bench to expand the boot from 385L to 455L. Folding the 60/40 rear bench opens up 1281L of space. The passenger seat backrest also folds flat, for the ability to carry longer items that otherwise wouldn't fit into a compact SUV...


2019 Skoda Karoq Scout revealed, not for Oz
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2019 Skoda Karoq Scout revealed, not for Oz

Skoda has unveiled the Karoq Scout, a more rugged version of its mid-sized SUV that should appeal more to those who regularly venture off the beaten track. While not an all-out off-roader, the Karoq Scout boasts numerous enhancements to give it a more capable look and feel, and comes as standard with all-wheel drive...


Seat Leon ST Cupra Carbon Edition revealed for the UK
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Seat Leon ST Cupra Carbon Edition revealed for the UK

Seat has revealed the Leon ST Cupra Carbon Edition for the UK, sporting unique enhancements over the 'standard' hot wagon on which it's based. Limited to just 50 units in Britain, the Carbon Edition draws upon the 300PS (221kW) all-wheel drive Leon ST Cupra wagon – itself based on the hi-po Volkswagen Golf R – and adds niceties like carbon-fibre finishes for the side blades along with the front and rear bumpers...