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2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600: Sheikh Shifter

Morley’s all-too-freely-available views on the subject notwithstanding, my decades of dabbling in automotive journalism have not left me totally ignorant of its protocols. Okay, analysing steering feel whilst cresting Mount Horrible on opposite lock may not be second nature yet

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Renault Megane RS275 vs Peugeot 308 GTI 270

A weapon’s potency can only be properly determined once it’s clear what it’s up against. After all, Attila the Hun conquered most of Europe with swords, bows and arrows, but would’ve been badly outmatched in Desert Storm. So while Peugeot

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Holden's four-door Monaro hybrid

Back in the days when Australia still had a motor show, every year Ford and Holden would compete to wow crowds with a crazy new concept.  More often than not these would preview an upcoming model, however one of Holden’s

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Build your own Ferrari 488

Whenever we’re lucky enough to drive a supercar here at MOTOR, we’re always staggered by the amount of options fitted, that often blow the purchase price way out beyond the MSRP. Ferraris are always particularly amusing, the last California T

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Ferrari 488 GTB

Its rate of acceleration is simply phenomenal, quite simply in a class of its own… yes, the Ferrari really is the boss.” These words appeared in MOTOR’s October 2004 issue and the Ferrari in question was the incredible Enzo, which

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Manhart unleash 463kW BMW M2

Just like death and taxes, people are going to tinker on performance cars. And right on cue for BMW’s new M2, Manhart Performance has gone ballistic on the coupe. Using its 30th birthday as an excuse, the German-tuner cooked up

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VIDEO: Lamborghini Murcielago caught towing trailer

One man’s redefined hay-hauling after hitching a trailer to his 2002 Lamborghini Murcielago and taking to Sydney streets. Captured by bewildered motorists in Liverpool on video, the grey supercar was seen towing a trailer loaded with a hay bale and

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Honda S2000 prototype at the Nurburgring

The Nurburgring Nordschleife is arguably the world’s most fearsome racetrack. It’s extremely high speed, half the corners are blind, it’s extremely bumpy and there’s absolutely no room for error. Tackling it at full speed in a full-blown racing car is

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Lamborghini protects, powers up V12

Almost every hypercar is turning hybrid these days but Lamborghini is determined to protect and even power-up its famous V12 petrol engine in its Aventador flagship. Speaking with UK media outlet Autocar, Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domencali explained that the company’s

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First Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint sells for $92,500

The first retail Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint has sold for $92,500 at auction to raise funds for research into a cure for Type 1 diabetes. Sydney businessman David Pearce submitted the winning bid, purchasing the car to lift his brother

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