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Next generation |Nissan GT-R R36 | concept car

The next generation R36 Nissan GT-R is not the car that Mr GT-R, former chief engineer Kazutoshi Mizuno, would build. The outspoken race engineer, who reported directly to Carlos Ghosn for over a decade, was a stickler for his chosen

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BMW M235i

If you believe the advertising spin, the new 2-Series Coupe is ‘BMW to the power of 2’. However, having spent three days in Tasmania fanging the M235i on road and track, we reckon BMW could be selling its hot new

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Tokyo Motor Show: Yamaha Sports Ride

Yamaha has revealed one of the surprises of the Tokyo Motor Show with its super-lightweight carbonfibre sports car, the Sports Ride Concept. Few technical details have been confirmed about the car, or whether it will even make production, however how

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Geek Speak | Traction control

Gone are the days of hairy-chested burnouts and adrenalin pumping power-slides with only your right foot controlling the distance between you and the fence. Now there is an increasingly common and ever present electronic nanny looking over your shoulder to

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Koenigsegg One:1

For centuries the small Swedish town of Ängelholm was famed for its clay cuckoos – a small musical instrument that, when you blew air up a hole near the clay cuckoo’s arse, made a sound like a flute. Today the

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Kia ProCeed GT

Say you’re shopping for hats and come across two you like. Both protect and insulate your head. Problem is, one’s a Ralph Lauren, the other’s from Rivers. There’s probably little difference in quality, it’s just one makes you feel fuzzier

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Tokyo Motor Show: Honda Civic Type-R not for Australia

Bad news for VTEC fans, with Honda Australia boss Stephen Collins confirming ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show that the current-generation Civic Type R won’t make it to Australia. The spearhead of Honda’s performance renaissance, along with the new NSX,

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Tokyo Motor Show: Mazda RX-Vision Concept

The rotary is back! The Mazda RX-Vision concept unveiled at the Tokyo motor show previews a return of an engine design synonymous with the Japanese brand. Mazda says its two-door coupe concept – expected but unconfirmed to go into production

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Tokyo Motor Show: Subaru WRX STI S207 revealed

Subaru has revealed the ultimate incarnation of the current Impreza, the S207, at the Tokyo Motor Show. Limited to just 400 units, sadly all for the Japanese domestic market only, the S207 is the latest in a long line of

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Tokyo Motor Show: Porsche Macan GTS

The Porsche Macan GTS is yet another extension of the sports softroader range and no doubt a further extension of its popularity. As is tradition of the GTS nameplate, the Macan GTS is an upper-middle-tier variant. It takes the 3.0-litre

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