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Porsche 911 GT3 RS vs McLaren 675LT

Thunderbolts are the least you’d expect. A scorched sky, some localised banshee wailing, perhaps – a pathetic fallacy worthy of an ancient Greek myth. But the weather is anticlimactically calm and clear now as the very low, very loud and

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The Future of Natural Aspiration

Most of the time on most technologies, the rest of the world’s car companies take their lead from Germany. Germany’s three premium brands live and breathe in the sweet spot between volume and margin, so they can let their geeks

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MOTOR’s hit & misses of 2015

Highlights Porsche 911 GT3 – Holy moly. In a forest somewhere north east of Melbourne I had my best drive of the year in this car. The engine (9000rpm), the chassis (playful yet talented), the grip, the noise… They don’t

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Top 15 images of 2015

They say a picture tells a thousand words, which is lucky for us journos, as otherwise we’d be writing a hell of a lot more than we do! MOTOR is incredibly lucky to work with some of the best automotive

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Quantum GP700: Australia's newest supercar

Jeff David, the 59-year-old technical mastermind behind Quantum’s GP700, has MOTOR in the passenger seat of his cherry red hypercar. He’s keen to demonstrate its performance and we’re just as enthusiastic. But before the ensuing adrenalin hit, basic survival instinct

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MOTOR's Top 10 videos of 2015

Whether it was a drag strip showdown, or an exploding tyre, you’ve watched, laughed, and cried over videos that defined 2015. And now, through a countdown of your top-ten most watched clips, you can re-live the entertainment… 1. Mid-engine Holden

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Top 10 Motor magazine stories of 2015

Of the thousands of stories that have gone live on www.motormag.com.au this year, these are the 10 you enjoyed the most. Here’s a recap for any you missed the first time around. 10. Sweet Dream – Subaru WRX STI 23B

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10 Fastest Cars of 2015

Welcome to MOTOR’s 10 fastest cars of 2015. Sort of. While we try and run numbers on every car we test, unfortunately it’s not always possible. While we’ve driven such supercar luminaries as the Lamborghini Huracan, Ferrari FF and Porsche

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Performance Car of the Year 2015 poll

The countdown is on. MOTOR‘s February 2016 issue hits newsstands on Thursday, January 7 with a massive 50-page feature on Performance Car of the Year 2015. POLL NOW CLOSED. Stay tuned for the results! What’s in the running? Glad you

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Ford Falcon XR Sprint confirmed

The Ford Falcon will Sprint faster towards its October 2016 demise, with a special powered-up XR6 Turbo and XR8 grunting up and facing off. Ford Australia announced the XR6 Turbo Sprint with six-speed automatic, and XR8 Sprint with six-speed manual

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