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2017 Suzuki Swift Arrives In Australia Ahead Of Local Launch

The first shipment of Suzuki’s all-new Swift light hatch has arrived in Australia ahead of the new model’s official debut next month. Based on Suzuki’s new Heartect chassis architecture which also underpins the larger Baleno hatch and smaller Ignis crossover, the new Swift promises to keep overall weight low to …

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Peugeot And Citroen Distribution To Change Hands In Australia

Groupe PSA, the parent company in charge of Citroen, Peugeot and DS Automobiles has announced that from June 1 it will utilise a new importer for the Australian and New Zealand markets respectively. Previous importer, Sime Darby, released a statement announcing the change yesterday with managing director, Patrick McKenna saying …

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2017 Porsche 718 Cayman Review | Turbo Engine Makes The ‘Baby 911’ Even More Enticing

Depending on the perspective, the introduction of the Porsche 718 Cayman is either tantalising or try-hard. Tantalising, because a turbocharged four-cylinder engine brings more power, extra torque, greater performance and lower consumption into this fabulous mid-engined rear-wheel-drive generation of chassis introduced in 2012. The numbers claimed here also banish any …

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Hold On Tight

BMW has revealed the first official details of its all-new M5 super sedan, months out from its official debut later this year at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The biggest news for the 2018 M5 is its adoption of BMW’s xDrive all wheel drive system, making it the first M-enhanced sedan …

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Ford The Latest To Push The Fit Band Craze Into Cars

Ford is the latest carmaker to take the wearable fitness band craze and develop it further for the world of cars, according to reports out of the US. The idea isn’t new, with carmakers having studied the concept of ‘healthy’ car seats for several years – including Ford as far …

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2017 Mercedes-Benz V 220 Joins Australian Range

Mercedes-Benz has introduced an entry-level variant of its V-Class passenger van range with the introduction of the V 220 joining the existing V 250 that went on sale in Australia in 2015. Powered by a detuned version of the V-Class’ existing 2.1-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel engine, the V 220 produces …

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Renault Trafic Formula Edition Arrives Down Under

When you think of the glamour, noise, and showmanship of Formula 1 racing, Renault’s F1 team might come to mind, but the Renault Trafic van… not so much. Despite the dissociative connection, Renault has prepared 80 examples of the Trafic Formula Edition for Australia, celebrating the glory of Renault F1, …

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