Dec 18, 2013

V8 Supercars on Ten, Fox Sports, Foxtel from 2015 to 2020

V8 Supercars on Ten, Fox Sports, Foxtel from 2015 to 2020

The V8 Supercars series will return to Network Ten from 2015. It will also debut on Fox Sports, which will broadcast the season in high definition.

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Dec 18, 2013

F56 Mini John Cooper Works Concept looks great, but few details

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F56 Mini John Cooper Works Concept looks great, but few details

Mini will unveil the practically production-ready John Cooper Works Concept at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show. Details are scant, so no word yet on horsepower.

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Dec 17, 2013

W205 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has Google Street View, Wi-Fi hotspot

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W205 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has Google Street View, Wi-Fi hotspot

Mercedes-Benz has fully revealed the new W205 C-Class. Looking like a mini-S-Class, the new C sports plenty of tech pilfered from its big brother.

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Dec 16, 2013

What will replace the Holden Commodore in 2017?

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What will replace the Holden Commodore in 2017?

Now that we know that Holden is quitting Australian manufacture in 2017, the question becomes what, if anything, will replace the Commodore from 2017.

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Dec 13, 2013

X98 Renault Clio RS 200 EDC equals dual-clutch transmission hot hatch fun

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X98 Renault Clio RS 200 EDC equals dual-clutch transmission hot hatch fun

The new RS hot hatch version of the X98 Renault Clio has been launched in Australia and comes standard with a 6-speed dual clutch transmission.

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Dec 12, 2013

F30 BMW M3 sedan, F32 M4 coupe sport 3L twin-turbo straight-6

F30 BMW M3 sedan, F32 M4 coupe sport 3L twin-turbo straight-6

BMW has officially revealed its new generation M3 sedan and M4 coupe twins, which is powered by a new twin-turbo 3-litre straight-six that revs to 7,600rpm.

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Dec 12, 2013

1969 Holden Hurricane concept had reversing cam, early nav, climate control

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1969 Holden Hurricane concept had reversing cam, early nav, climate control

The 1969 Holden Hurricane was Australia’s first locally designed concept car and featured some very impressive technology for its time.

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Dec 12, 2013

Volvo Concept XC Coupe hints at XC90 replacement, maybe a C30 successor too

Volvo Concept XC Coupe hints at XC90 replacement, maybe a C30 successor too

The Concept Volvo XC Coupe is said to show off the general design themes and some of the styling elements that will be used in the second generation XC90.

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Dec 11, 2013

Holden to cease Australian manufacturing by 2017; design studio stays

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Holden to cease Australian manufacturing by 2017; design studio stays

General Motors has announced that its Australian arm, Holden, will cease local car and engine manufacturing by the end of 2017.

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Dec 11, 2013

See a Seat Leon built in 2 minutes thanks to sped up video, GoPro cameras

See a Seat Leon built in 2 minutes thanks to sped up video, GoPro cameras

The car manufacturing process is fascinating to see live in the flesh. So, Seat has put together this nifty video of a Seat Leon wagon being put together.

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Dec 11, 2013

Mary Barra to become GM CEO; first female CEO of any car maker

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Mary Barra to become GM CEO; first female CEO of any car maker

From 15 January 2014 General Motors will be headed by Mary Barra, a GM lifer, who will become the first woman to head a major motor company.

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Dec 10, 2013

JY Suzuki S-Cross replaces SX4, has dual-sliding panoramic sunroof

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JY Suzuki S-Cross replaces SX4, has dual-sliding panoramic sunroof

Suzuki will soon replace its SX4 hatch-cum-SUV with the larger, lighter, but rather plainer S-Cross. The top model has a dual-sliding panoramic sunroof.

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Dec 6, 2013

Chevrolet to quit Europe by 2016; Opel/Vauxhall go mainstream, again

Chevrolet to quit Europe by 2016; Opel/Vauxhall go mainstream, again

GM has thrown in the towel and decided that its two-prong strategy for mainstream cars in Europe will end by 2016, with Chevrolet retreating from Europe.

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Dec 6, 2013

6th gen Ford Mustang coming to Oz 2015: 2.3L 4-cyl, 5L V8 only

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6th gen Ford Mustang coming to Oz 2015: 2.3L 4-cyl, 5L V8 only

The new Ford Mustang has finally been officially unveiled in both coupe and convertible forms. The new pony car arrives in Australia late in 2015.

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Dec 4, 2013

2014 6th gen Ford Mustang leaked by Autoweek, or is it?

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2014 6th gen Ford Mustang leaked by Autoweek, or is it?

The latest edition of Autoweek has images of, it claims, studio photos of the new sixth generation Ford Mustang, which is set to officially debut this week.

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Dec 3, 2013

Top 6 Paul Walker movies that aren’t in the Fast & Furious canon

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Top 6 Paul Walker movies that aren’t in the Fast & Furious canon

Paul Walker was more than just Brian O’Conner from the Fast & Furious movies. Here’s his six best movies outside of that series. Some barely have cars.

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Dec 1, 2013

Paul Walker, Fast & Furious star, dies in car crash aged 40

Paul Walker, Fast & Furious star, dies in car crash aged 40

Paul Walker, star of the Fast & Furious film franchise, has died in a car accident at the age of 40. He was a passenger in a car piloted by a friend.

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Nov 28, 2013

2014 BK Ford EcoSport is FWD only; no sat nav or reversing camera

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2014 BK Ford EcoSport is FWD only; no sat nav or reversing camera

Ford has launched its Fiesta-based EcoSport to take on the Holden Trax and Nissan Juke. Sadly sat nav, reversing camera and touchscreens are off the menu

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Nov 28, 2013

Ron Burgundy says Dodge Durango a “terrible car”, happy to take their cash

Ron Burgundy says Dodge Durango a “terrible car”, happy to take their cash

On talk show Conan, Ron Burgundy claimed that the Dodge Durango that he’s spruiking in ads is actually terrible and anyone who bought one is a sucker.

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Nov 27, 2013

2014 Honda City sedan: 1.5L diesel, petrol engines; styling buzzwords aplenty

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2014 Honda City sedan: 1.5L diesel, petrol engines; styling buzzwords aplenty

Based on the latest generation Honda Jazz, the new City sedan will debut in India first before going on sale in the rest of Asia and then the world.

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Nov 27, 2013

Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar go global, sport facelift updates

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Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar go global, sport facelift updates

After launching as an Oz-only model, the Volvo S60 Polestar has been deemed ready for the rest of the world. And, now, there’s wagon version too.

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Nov 27, 2013

2014 2nd gen DH Hyundai Genesis revealed: sharper, sexier than before

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2014 2nd gen DH Hyundai Genesis revealed: sharper, sexier than before

The second generation Hyundai Genesis sedan offers sharper looks to go along with all the usual upgrades and refinements you’d expect.

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