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Nissan Frontier Sentinel concept revealed

The Nissan Frontier Sentinel concept has been revealed at the São Paulo motor show, designed by the company's Brazilian design studio as a rugged rescue vehicle that can handle any terrain...

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Toyota HiLux GR Sport revealed in São Paulo
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Toyota HiLux GR Sport revealed in São Paulo

Toyota has used the São Paulo motor show in Brazil to reveal the HiLux GR Sport, a sport-themed version of its top-selling ute featuring various enhancements from the company's Gazoo Racing performance division. Before you ask, it's not a Ranger Raptor rival. The HiLux GR Sport is more or less a visual and equipment package rather than a standalone performance variant – much like the dark-themed Rogue available locally...


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...


Honda WR-V: Jacked-up Jazz revealed for South America
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Honda WR-V: Jacked-up Jazz revealed for South America

The 2017 Honda WR-V has been revealed this week at the Sao Paulo motor show, becoming the smallest model in the Japanese company's SUV line-up. First teased in a designer sketch last month, the WR-V has been designed and developed in Brazil for the South American market...


Volkswagen Gol GT concept revealed in Sao Paulo
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Volkswagen Gol GT concept revealed in Sao Paulo

The Volkswagen Gol GT concept has been revealed at the Sao Paulo motor show in Brazil this week. Built in Brazil, the Volkswagen Gol is the South American relative to the Polo and Skoda Fabia. The three-door GT concept looks similar to a Polo GTI, featuring an even more aggressive bodykit, full-LED headlights, integrated LED daytime-running lights in the front bumper, and 18-inch 'Serron' alloy wheels...


Brazil's new Honda WR-V previewed in jazzy sketch
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Brazil's new Honda WR-V previewed in jazzy sketch

The 2017 Honda WR-V has been previewed in a sketch released by the Japanese marque, ahead of the new compact SUV’s reveal at the Sao Paulo motor show in November. Aimed primarily at the South American market - where SUVs are becoming increasingly popular - the ‘Winsome Runabout Vehicle’ will sit below the CR-V and HR-V in Honda’s SUV line-up...


2017 Jeep Compass revealed during official photo shoot
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2017 Jeep Compass revealed during official photo shoot

If you've ever wondered why more and more car advertisements are clearly computer-generated, there's a few good reasons. One is the god-like control over the environment and weather, but another is to avoid the prying eyes of savvy onlookers. Authenticity remains a powerful lure, though, and it's that hunt that has brought us our first undisguised look at the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass...


Ford EcoSport Beauty, The Beast and Storm concepts head to Sao Paulo
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Ford EcoSport Beauty, The Beast and Storm concepts head to Sao Paulo

There will be not one, but three Ford EcoSport design concepts to the Sao Paulo auto show: Beauty, The Beast and Storm. The most eye-catching of the three concepts is the EcoSport Storm (above), which takes its styling cues from the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor pickup truck. As with the US$44,995 ($51,100) vehicle that inspired it, the EcoSport Storm features a grille with the Ford name boldly emblazoned across it...


Fiat FCC4 coupe/ute/SUV mashup premieres in Brazil
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Fiat FCC4 coupe/ute/SUV mashup premieres in Brazil

Coupe-style SUVs are in vogue, and the radical Fiat FCC4 concept premiered today at the Sao Paulo motor show in Brazil shows the company is putting a big toe into the proverbial waters.  Part dual-cab ute, part sedan and part crossover, the FFC4 Franken-car features radical lines and exaggerated proportions that belong nowhere else but on a motor show stand...


Renault Duster Oroch crew cab ute concept to debut in Sao Paulo
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Renault Duster Oroch crew cab ute concept to debut in Sao Paulo

The Renault Duster Oroch, a crew cab ute based on the Dacia Duster SUV, will debut at this year's Sao Paulo auto show. Unlike the Duster ute that's being produced in limited numbers for Petrom, a Romanian oil and gas company, the Oroch features four doors and seating for five. Renault doesn't specify what drivetrain the Oroch uses, but top-spec Dusters in Brazil feature all-wheel drive and a 2...


Nissan Kicks concept previews potential small SUV for Brazil
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Nissan Kicks concept previews potential small SUV for Brazil

The Nissan Kicks concept car will debut at the Sao Paulo auto show, previewing a new SUV for Brazil, South America and, possibly, beyond. Measuring 4.3 metres from nose to tail, the Kicks is significantly larger than the 4,125mm Juke, but not that much smaller than the 4,370mm Qashqai. The Kicks' 2,620mm wheelbase is just 26mm shy of the Qashqai's, while both cars are 1...


Nissan teases sub-compact crossover concept
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Nissan teases sub-compact crossover concept

Nissan has teased a new sub-compact crossover concept in the lead up to its world premiere at the Sao Paulo motor show in Brazil later this month. The shadowy teaser image reveals few details of Nissan’s latest show car, though hints at its adventurous nature by revealing its roof rails, muscular rear wheel arches, and high ride height...


Nissan Extrem concept previews dramatic compact crossover
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Nissan Extrem concept previews dramatic compact crossover

The recognition of Brazil as an automotive hotspot is reflected in the all-new Nissan Extrem concept, which will make its global debut at tomorrow's Sao Paulo Motor Show. The Nissan Extrem was designed especially for Brazil by Nissan Design America (NDA) in San Diego, California, in collaboration with Brazilian designers...