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Audi TTS Coupe

TTS isn’t a chemical abbreviation for testosterone, though it would be an apt one for the more steroidal version of Audi’s sharply handsome coupe. We’ve already learned the third-generation TT is the most dynamically capable version yet, and with the

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McRaes 1997 Subaru Impreza WRC for sale

Subaru WRX STI 22B owners might want to clear a nieghbouring spot in their garages. That’s because the actual race going version of that homolgation car, Subaru’s 1997 World Rally Championship contender, has popped up for sale. And if that

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2016 MINI JCW vs 1965 Mini Cooper 1275 S

Alec Issigonis wouldn’t have approved of today’s frivolities. The original Mini designer/engineer obsessed over designing a British people’s car. He moved the wheels to each corner, utilised then-unpopular front-wheel drive and laid the engine an unheard-of east-west, stuffing the gearbox

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2016 Porsche Rennsport Festival opens its doors

Pit-lane garage doors are up at Sydney Motorsport Park this weekend as the second annual Porsche Rennsport Festival shows off around 400 new, classic and race cars from the Stuttgart sports car brand. Porsche tags the two-day event a “rolling

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Ferrari 488 Spider

Purity or perfection? By definition there is nothing wrong with the latter, however in performance car circles it is increasingly the former that is being mourned with each passing generation. Can the two possibly co-exist? Unlikely. Not when the purists

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Volkswagen announces 228kW Golf GTI Clubsport S

Volkswagen is continuing to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Golf GTI with a Clubsport S special edition packing an R-beating 228kW of power. Even through its dieselgate woes it seems the beleaguered German brand still knows how to party

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Supercars drops V8 tag

For the first time in two decades V8 Supercars will be renamed ‘Supercars’ as manufacturers with other engine configurations are courted to the local racing series. Rebranding will begin on July 1 when the V8 Supercars Championship will adopt a

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Lego reveals Porsche 911 GT3 RS Technic set

Forget bedroom posters. You can now immortalise Porsche’s 911 GT3 RS into a brick sculpture. Lego today officially revealed its new 911 GT3 RS kit after teasing fans with a camouflage example at this past January’s Nuremburg Toy Fair. With

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2016 Chevrolet Camaro

When car makers grace us with something ‘all new’, more often than not there’s a lot of carry over, whether it’s the drivetrain or even the platform. The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, however, really is all new, right from the ground

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HSV Maloo R8 LSA

A supercharged V8 ute is as Australian as a kangaroo eating a meat pie, but mixing work and play to this extent hasn’t traditionally been very successful. FPV’s Miami-powered utes were barely guided missiles and HSV’s Maloo GTS had all

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