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IN PICS: NISMO Festival madness

Every autumn since 1997 Nissan has been throwing its loyal petrolheads a party called the Nismo Festival. Located two hours from Tokyo, over 35,000 stomped Fuji Speedway’s pavement at last year’s event, and yesterday’s gathering is estimated to have matched that

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Ford Fiesta ST

It was at PCOTY 2013 that I stepped out of the Fiesta ST and openly confessed I wished I needed to buy a new car. Because as far as I was concerned right then and there, the little hot-rod Henry

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Lamborghini Huracán

Here I am in the new Lamborghini Huracán, waiting for the light at the end of the Ascari circuit’s pit lane to jump from red to green. My hands are trembling like I’ve just drunk a litre of espressos; the anticipation

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McLaren P1 spotted in Melbourne

The world’s hottest hypercars are popping up everywhere in Victoria! Only days after we posted a story regarding Melbourne’s mystery Bugatti Veyron, the good folk at Melbourne Exotic Car Spotting have done it again with a McLaren P1 snapped in

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Top 5 depreciation disasters

It’s time to reap the rewards of the mistakes of others, as we tally among the fastest-falling performance cars of the past three years. The rule is simple: no later than 2012 model. Let us be clear from the beginning

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Toyota reveals 86 Blackline Edition

After three years since its debut Toyota Australia has announced its 86 will finally be joined by a factory special edition. Intended to herald in the impending 86 one-make series that begins next May, the Toyota 86 Blackline Edition, as

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Ford Focus RS development videos released

Ford Performance has released a brilliant eight-part Focus RS development series. It isn’t all promotional guff – the team catalogues the issues they had along the way, and how they were late to resolving some of them even as the

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Geek Speak: Performance diesels

Translating the sledgehammer performance of the modern TDi engine to the road has proven difficult for manufacturers. Not that making bucket-loads of power and torque is the issue with high performance diesels, but rather doing so and remaining within ever-tightening

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Melbourne's mystery Bugatti Veyron

A Bugatti Veyron has called Melbourne home for some time now. First spotted under cover on the back of a flat-bed truck just before Christmas last year, it then appeared in the showroom of Sydney exotic car dealer Classic Throttle

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BMW Compact Sedan Concept to hunt S3 and CLA45

BMW will soon hunt down the Audi S3 and Mercedes-AMG CLA45, with this Compact Sedan Concept providing a close look at a new 1 Series spin-off. Officially this concept is to appease the sedan-loving Chinese market, reinforced by its debut

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