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Porsche 911 turns to turbocharging

The Porsche 911 Carrera will ditch natural aspiration later this year when the 991 Series II is unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show. Long rumoured, the 911 Carrera will according to information obtained by Autocar score a 3.0-litre turbo flat

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HDT Brock prototype for sale

The first Brock HDT sedan prototype is up for auction and is expected to fetch almost $100,000. What eventually became the HDT VC Commodore, official build number 001 began life as a humble VB Commodore in base SL trim with

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Jaguar Project 7 coming to Australia

Jaguar Australia has managed to secure a small allocation of the limited-edition Project 7, the first product from its new Special Vehicles Operation (SVO) division. Just 10 of the 250-unit build run will be making their way down under, priced at

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Australia goes mad for Mercedes-AMG

Australia buys more AMGs as a percentage of total Mercedes-Benz sales than any other country and the nation’s love affair with the brand shows no sign of abating. David McCarthy, senior PR manager for Mercedes-Benz Australia, tells MOTOR that there

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Dodge Challenger Hellcat 'X' revealed

You can accuse Dodge’s Challenger Hellcat of being many things, but with a supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI V8 under the bonnet, underpowered isn’t one of the first that comes to mind. However, clearly there are others who disagree, as how else

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Golf R Wagon kicks off in Australia

Volkswagen has opened its order books for Australian customers wanting to buy its Golf R Wagon, which it has confirmed will sell here in limited numbers. Staying true to its promise to land the Golf R wagon in Oz before

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Ricciardo signs up for Race of Champions

F1 star Daniel Ricciardo will represent Australia in this year’s Race of Champions, teaming up with motorcycle legend Mick Doohan. Race of Champions returns to London’s Wembley Stadium in 2015 after last year’s departure to Barbados, the event due to

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Tesla Model S now 'Ludicrously' fast

The Tesla Model S can now shift its all-electric body from standstill to 100km/h in a ludicrously fast 3.0 seconds. Fittingly, that is the name – Ludicrous Mode – given to a fresh and fast option as part of a revised

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