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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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$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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2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP580 2

ON PAPER this car sounds like something we might make up for our Sweet Dream section. Rear-wheel drive, $50K cheaper than the ‘normal’ Huracan and with a suite of subtle changes aimed at making it more fun for people like

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Max Verstappen buys Porsche 911 GT3 RS

What was your first car? For most of us it was probably something cheap, a little run-down but fantastic all the same (eg my 1984 Nissan Bluebird wagon). Things are a little different when you’re one of the best drivers

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Aston Martin DB11 prototype

Ever since one-time tractor manufacturer David Brown (DB) bought Aston Martin for £20,500 in 1947, the British sports car builder’s claim to fame has been exclusive fast cars with power, panache, and prestige. In stark contrast, cabin space has been

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Twin-turbo Hyundai sports sedan due in 2017

Hyundai will launch a rear-drive compact sports sedan in the Australian market in 2017 possibly powered by the company’s 510Nm 3.3-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine. The ‘Genesis’ nameplate will next year become Hyundai’s sports-luxury sub-brand, with a facelifted version of the

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Porsche 911 R prices to skyrocket

How much would you be willing to pay for the ultimate 911? Well, if it’s more than the average Sydney home, you’re in luck. Demand for Porsche’s new 911 R is so high British finance experts Magnitude Finance predict the

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2016 BMW M4 Competition

WE’VE been gazing with envy for a few months now as overseas owners of BMW’s F series M cars – the F80 M3, F83 M3 Convertible and F82 M4 – have been optioning up their cars with something called the

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How Koenigsegg’s One:1 crashed at the Nürburgring

Koenigsegg’s released a report outlining exactly what went wrong during the massive crash it was involved in at the Nurburgring last month. Details reveal its fearsome One:1 suffered from a faulty ABS wheel sensor before it crashed into a fence

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This is the full Mercedes-AMG range

From its humble beginnings hotting up humdrum Mercedes sedans, AMG has now become a serious player in its own right. Australia has a huge love affair with these hi-po Mercs; in fact, per capita Aussies buy more AMGs than any

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