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Holden and Ford legends invade Forza Horizon 3

Australia’s intense Ford and Holden rivalry will take centre stage in ForzaHorizon 3, the latest instalment in Microsoft’s successful driving-game franchise. After using Colorado USA and Southern Europe in previous titles, little ol’ Australia has been picked for the third

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2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years

Rather than stabbing a Botox shot into one of its five doors as a birthday present to itself, the Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years has instead hit the gym hard. It takes the Golf GTI Performance as its base, but

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Golf GTI Performance manual on local radar

Demand for the manual-equipped Golf GTI 40 Years has surprised Volkswagen Australia, prompting a revised look at a business case for a DIY-shifting Golf GTI Performance locally. The German brand shocked enthusiasts in 2014 when it declined the six-speed manual

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Opinion: Why you should crash your car

How much can you know about yourself if you’ve never been in a fight, Tyler Durden once pondered. By the same logic, how much can you really know about yourself if you’ve never crashed a car? Crashing a car sucks.

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Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years

Rather than stabbing a Botox shot into one of its five doors as a birthday present to itself, the Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years has instead hit the gym hard. It takes the Golf GTI Performance as its base, but

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Mecum Monterey auction hypercar heaven

Every year Monterey in California becomes a petrolhead mecca. Some of the world’s most prestigious automotive events take place all at the same time, including the Monterey Historics race meeting at Laguna Seca, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering car show

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Peugeot's decade of madness

When you think of Peugeot, what springs to mind? French, obviously, stylish design maybe, and probably practical, thanks to cars like the 308 hatchback or 2008 SUV. Crazy doesn’t necessarily leap to mind, but for about a decade Peugeot had

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Holden SS-V Redline vs Ford Falcon Sprints vs Ford Mustang GT

Doesn’t look like a fair fight, does it? I mean, three Fords against a single Holden. Or what about a single six-banger shaping up to three V8s. Or maybe three cars with nooses around their necks (and the hangman reaching

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$60K to play: Commodore SS or used HSV GTS?

This month marks three years since the HSV Gen-F GTS launched Down Under and that means three calendars of 430kW supercharged depreciation to now tempt enthusiasts. A 740Nm blown 6.2-litre Gen-F GTS that (in manual form) runs 0-100km/h in a

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Gosford Classic Car Museum: 8 of the best

Take one Bunnings Warehouse, remove all horticulture and fill with 400 exotic cars from a LeFerrari and F40 to a Porsche Carrera GT to a Lamborghini Muira to a Jaguar XJ220. That is exactly what one millionaire has done to

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