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BMW M4 GTS sold out

Local BMW enthusiasts have snapped up Australia’s allocation of the new M4 GTS despite a near-$300,000 price tag. Such was the demand for the hardcore track special that BMW Australia managed to double its initial allocation, securing 25 of the

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Renault Sport Clio Trophy

Fast Clios have always been among MOTOR’s favourite hot hatches. Models like the Clio II 182 Cup and Clio III RS 200 offered all the fizz and effervescence of a freshly opened bottle of Schweppes, the screaming atmo engines and

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Carbon technology: Geek Speak

What do the Formula One Brabham BT46B ‘Fan Car’, the McLaren F1 supercar and a compact city car have in common? Well, in Gordon Murray’s vision for the future of passenger car design, the three share advanced design and construction

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How to build an Audi R8

In the quest for lighter, faster and more powerful supercars, it’s not uncommon for manufacturers to go all-out on new engines, new materials and new technologies. For their new supercar, however, the top brass at Audi decided that none of

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HSV GTS vs Ford Mustang GT

It’s crunch time, kids. It ain’t no news flash, but if you want to buy a brand-new muscle car for sensible money in the next couple of years, chances are it’s going to come from the US. Fact. But is

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Morgan's mighty 3-Wheeler

THIS story has got my name written all over it. The subject is Morgan’s 3 Wheeler, and no man on this magazine is more suited to savouring it… because the very first car I ever owned was a three-wheeler of

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Australia’s BMW M2 allocation boosted

BMW’s hot M2 hasn’t even landed but it’s proved so popular the firm’s had to secure an extra batch to satisfy local demand. An extra 100 units have been marked for Down Under after Australia’s initial 300 cars sold out.

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Oz’s BMW M2 allocation boosted

BMW’s hot M2 hasn’t even landed but it’s proved so popular the firm’s had to secure an extra batch to satisfy local demand. An extra 100 units have been marked for Down Under after Australia’s initial 300 cars sold out.

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Subaru Forester STI: Sweet Dream

THE STi has been here before. It was an idea that made more sense than fermenting hops: back in 2004 Subaru’s go-fast arm took a Forester from the production line and zapped it with the STI parts catalogue. It also

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EOFY fast car deals: 7 tempting buys

It’s same-bang-for-fewer-bucks time. The months of May and June herald the time of year when manufacturers and dealers start getting twitchy about sales targets to be nailed by June 30th. It’s the day that signals the end of the current

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