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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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