Oct 3, 2013

7 generations of the Porsche 911 play Happy Birthday to itself: video

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7 generations of the Porsche 911 play Happy Birthday to itself: video

For the Porsche 911’s 50th birthday, the company has made a video featuring all the generations sliding around a warehouse before playing “Happy Birthday”.

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Oct 2, 2013

Mark VII Volkswagen Golf GTI starts from $41k, 3-door dumped

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Mark VII Volkswagen Golf GTI starts from $41k, 3-door dumped

The Mark VII Volkswagen Golf GTI is slightly pricier than before, but a whole lot quicker. The marginally faster GTI Performance is due next year.

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Oct 2, 2013

2015 Cadillac Escalade to feature unique interior, LCD instruments

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2015 Cadillac Escalade to feature unique interior, LCD instruments

Cadillac is teasing the world with a photo of the next generation Escalde’s interior, which unlike previous iterations is its own leather-clad thing.

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Oct 1, 2013

It’s a Bovine Pillow Pet: Gone in 60 Minutes podcast ep 2

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It’s a Bovine Pillow Pet: Gone in 60 Minutes podcast ep 2

In the second episode of this season, Ivan and Derek talk about new TV shows hitting our screens, piracy and fast-tracking, and the Lamborghini Urus SUV.

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Oct 1, 2013

Nissan Juke arriving October ’13, starts at A$22k; SSS engine optional

Nissan Juke arriving October ’13, starts at A$22k; SSS engine optional

It’s quirky, it’s polarising, it’s small and it’s a hit. The Nissan Juke is finally going on sale in Australia and Nissan is teasing us with a few details.

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Oct 1, 2013

2014 5th generation Honda Odyssey gains taller body, sliding doors

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2014 5th generation Honda Odyssey gains taller body, sliding doors

Honda Japan’s first images of the 5th generation Odyssey reveals an all new taller body complete with more interior space and rear sliding doors.

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Sep 30, 2013

2014 F56 Mini to feature 3- and 4-cylinder engines

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2014 F56 Mini to feature 3- and 4-cylinder engines

BMW has revelaed that the third generation Mini will feature a range of 3- and 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol and diesel engines with between 85 and 141kW.

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Sep 28, 2013

Equus Bass 770 melds retro Mustang style with supercharged Chevy V8

Equus Bass 770 melds retro Mustang style with supercharged Chevy V8

Equus Automotive has made waves on the internet with its Bass 770, a modern day interpretation of the classic American muscle car.

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Sep 27, 2013

Lamborghini Urus SUV headed for production

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Lamborghini Urus SUV headed for production

Stephan Winkelmann, Lamborghini CEO, has said that the company is working on an SUV. It’s not known how similar to the Urus concept the final car will be.

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Sep 26, 2013

All killa, no filla: Gone in 60 Minutes podcast Ep 1

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All killa, no filla: Gone in 60 Minutes podcast Ep 1

Ivan and Derek are back to gab in podcast form. In this first installment we talk about morning shows, Orange is the New Black and the Frankfurt Motor Show

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Sep 26, 2013

Renault Fluence facelifted with more kit; still duller than dishwater

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Renault Fluence facelifted with more kit; still duller than dishwater

Renault has given the Fluence sedan a new grille, headlights and more kit, but will still struggle selling a car that’s the textbook definition of dull.

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Sep 25, 2013

BMW F30 M3 and F32 M4 will have at least 320kW/500Nm from turbo-6

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BMW F30 M3 and F32 M4 will have at least 320kW/500Nm from turbo-6

BMW has revealed a few tidbits of info about the forthcoming M3 and M4 performance twins. Except a further drip feed of information before the cars’ launch.

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Sep 25, 2013

What will replace the Ford Territory in 2016?

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What will replace the Ford Territory in 2016?

We know that when Ford ceases local manufacture in 2016 that the Falcon name will be retired for good, but what happens to the Territory is less clear.

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Sep 24, 2013

Hyundai Genesis coupe gains 1000hp from Bisimoto for SEMA

Hyundai Genesis coupe gains 1000hp from Bisimoto for SEMA

Among the exhibits at this November’s SEMA modified car show will be this 1000hp (746kW) Hyundai Genesis coupe developed by Bisimoto Engineering.

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Sep 24, 2013

2014 Ford Transit Connect carries away International Van of the Year award

2014 Ford Transit Connect carries away International Van of the Year award

The second generation Ford Transit has won the 2013 International Van of the Year award ahead of the refreshed Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Renault Kangoo.

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Sep 21, 2013

Tesla Model S Australian launch delayed until mid-2014

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Tesla Model S Australian launch delayed until mid-2014

Due to the popularity of the Model S in the USA and Europe, Tesla has been forced to push the launch of the sedan back from 2013 to mid-2014.

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Sep 20, 2013

McLaren MP4-12C films amazing zoetrope ad for Forza Motorsport 5

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McLaren MP4-12C films amazing zoetrope ad for Forza Motorsport 5

Remember the animation cylinders of yore? Well Forza have done something very similar, except its produced by a McLaren of a in-game McLaren.

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Sep 20, 2013

Honda Mobilio 7-seat small MPV woos buyers in Indonesia, and India too

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Honda Mobilio 7-seat small MPV woos buyers in Indonesia, and India too

Just a day after Datsun unveiled its low cost 7-seat Go+, Honda took the covers off its Mobilio MPV, which will go on sale in 2014 in Indonesia.

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Sep 19, 2013

Honda NSX coming to Australia; probably in 2015

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Honda NSX coming to Australia; probably in 2015

Honda Australia has confirmed that the 2nd gen NSX will be coming to Australia complete with V6 hybrid drivetrain, all-wheel drive and dual-clutch box.

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Sep 18, 2013

Eiji Toyoda, founder of Lexus, Toyota Way; former Toyota president dead at 100

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Eiji Toyoda, founder of Lexus, Toyota Way; former Toyota president dead at 100

Former Toyota president Eiji Toyoda, credited with establishing kaizen (continuous improvement), just-in-time production and Lexus, passed away today.

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Sep 18, 2013

Datsun Go+ wagon seats 7, developed specifically for Indonesia

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Datsun Go+ wagon seats 7, developed specifically for Indonesia

Datsun’s Go+ wagon caters to the MPV hungry Indonesia market and when it goes on sale in 2014 it will offer a 7-seat option for under 100m rupiah (A$9,300)

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Sep 17, 2013

MY2014 Subaru Outback gains body kit, roof rails; still very ugly

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MY2014 Subaru Outback gains body kit, roof rails; still very ugly

Subaru has updated the Outback range for model year 2014 with the addition of a body kit and roof rails for all models. Alas the car still isn’t a looker.

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