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Category: Articles

628 The week's top news stories: July 6, 2018
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The week’s top news stories: July 6, 2018

It was a good week for Tesla. The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines
623 Toyota Supra headed for NASCAR
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Toyota Supra headed for NASCAR

Japanese brand confirms motorsport entry for 2019 Toyota USA has announced it will be entering the Supra into the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS), despite the production car still not having been
621 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spied again
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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spied again

New images show next-gen flagship’s cabin for the first time Photographers have snapped the next Mercedes-Benz S-Class during development testing this week, well ahead of its 2019/2020 reveal. The
614 Behind the wheel of the first-generation Honda Civic
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Behind the wheel of the first-generation Honda Civic

Usually, when we have a classic car visit our garage, we undertake an old versus new comparison, pointing out differences in driving, exterior, and technology etc. But not this time. When Honda offered
610 2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied
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2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied

New-generation MPV drops some camouflage in latest images. The next-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class has been spied in Germany this week, wearing a thinner disguise for a closer look at the new MPV’s
606 Configurator Challenge: Rolls-Royce Cullinan
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Configurator Challenge: Rolls-Royce Cullinan

A high-roller for high rollers. Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our configurator challenge, we let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s
604 Peugeot sales up nearly a quarter in 2018
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Peugeot sales up nearly a quarter in 2018

Coming off a low base, but still useful growth. Peugeot is among the fastest-growing brands in Australia this year, recording a 24.1 per cent sales bump during the first half of 2018. Alright, it’s
602 Haval H2, H6 given drive-away price cut
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Haval H2, H6 given drive-away price cut

New deals designed to drive interest in Chinese SUVs. Haval has trimmed the price of its H2 and H6 SUVs, lowering the cost of entry to $22,990 drive-away and $28,990 drive-away respectively. In the
599 2019 BMW X1 facelift spied
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2019 BMW X1 facelift spied

Brand’s smallest SUV prepares for renewed competitors The updated BMW X1 has been spied undergoing testing near the company’s headquarters in Munich, Germany. When the second-generation
596 Mercedes-Benz Aesthetic Progressive Luxury concept teased
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Mercedes-Benz Aesthetic Progressive Luxury concept teased

Slinky study tips hat to the legendary Silver Arrows. Mercedes-Benz has teased the Aesthetic Progressive Luxury retro-futuristic concept ahead of its reveal at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
591 Lexus CT could avoid SUV transformation - report
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Lexus CT could avoid SUV transformation – report

Slow-selling hatchback could be given a new lease on life Lexus could keep the CT hatchback alive into a second generation, despite small volumes and the worlds insatiable desire for SUVs. Speaking
588 Hyundai Santa Cruz 'too small' for Australia
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Hyundai Santa Cruz ‘too small’ for Australia

But Hyundai wants head office to create a bigger brother Hyundai has confirmed the Santa Cruz ute will go into production for North America by 2020. Great news, right? Well, there’s no guarantee
586 Fiat 500 Spiaggina '58 revealed
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Fiat 500 Spiaggina ’58 revealed

Paying tribute to the 500 Jolly Spiaggina, darling of the Italian Riviera. Fiat has taken the wraps off a special-edition 500, designed to commemorate six decades since the canvas-topped 500 Jolly ‘Spiaggina’
582 Kia Stinger joins Queensland Police fleet
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Kia Stinger joins Queensland Police fleet

Twin-turbo liftback gets its badge and gun up north. The Queensland Police Service has confirmed the arrival of a new Road Policing Command vehicle, this week officially adding the Kia Stinger V6 to
579 Aston Martin DB11 pair gets worked over by Q
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Aston Martin DB11 pair gets worked over by Q

Pair of two-door Grand Tourers gets a special makeover. Aston Martin has revealed details about a pair of one-off DB11 V8 creations, born in the bespoke ‘Q’ department at Gaydon. The first
577 2019 Subaru Forester e-Boxer hybrid for Australia
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2019 Subaru Forester e-Boxer hybrid for Australia

Petrol-electric Forester will be joined by new XV hybrid shortly afterwards Subaru Australia should launch its first petrol-electric hybrid vehicles before the end of next year, with first cab off the
574 Subaru Forester turbo axed, company concedes buyer concerns
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Subaru Forester turbo axed, company concedes buyer concerns

Subaru Australia’s importer admits there are some buyers “concerned” at the lack of a higher-performance turbocharged petrol engine in the company’s new Forester. It’s not news, but the overhauled
572 Hyundai i30N orders backlogged to November
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Hyundai i30N orders backlogged to November

Australian allocation has been increased by 50 per cent. Hyundai has hit the ground running with its first factory performance hatchback, the i30N. In fact, if you joint the queue for a new one today,
570 Utes dominate the June sales charts
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Utes dominate the June sales charts

HiLux, Ranger and Triton top the list, pickups nudge 20 per cent market share Australia’s three most popular new vehicles in June – perennially the biggest sales month of the year – were
566 Skoda tops Australian customer satisfaction survey
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Skoda tops Australian customer satisfaction survey

It’s a relatively new name to Australia, but Skoda is making an impact with its customers. Skoda has taken out the latest Roy Morgan customer satisfaction survey, with a 97.5 per cent satisfaction
564 2019 Audi e-tron interior revealed
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2019 Audi e-tron interior revealed

Audi has revealed the interior of its upcoming e-tron electric SUV, amid speculation its launch has been delayed after CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested over the risk of ‘evidence suppression’. The
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