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Watch The Ferrari SF90 Stradale Accelerate Like A Bat Out Of Hell

<!––> <!––> The Ferrari SF90 Stradale was recently driven by a handful of journalists, and as we eagerly await to see the first video reviews, Motorsport Magazine has dropped this acceleration video of the plug-in hybrid supercar. Ferrari’s SF90 Stradale represents the absolute pinnacle of the Italian car manufacturer’s production car technology that promises to […]

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Head Over To The Lamborghini Museum This Weekend To See The New Sian Roadster

Renamed MUDETEC (Museo Delle Tecnologie) last April, the Lamborghini Museum in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy will now be hosting the ultra aggressive-looking all-new Sian Roadster. The supercar, which was presented earlier this week and is already sold out, will breathe the same air as other exotic bulls from past and present – at least until this […]

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Learn Everything About The Most Versatile Skoda Octavia, The Scout Jacked-Up Wagon

Following last month’s preview, Skoda has released new photos and a video of its all-new Octavia Scout, along with full information on the jacked-up estate. There’s plenty to talk about, including the fact that the Octavia Scout is available with front-wheel drive for the first time. Customers can have a FWD Octavia Scout with two […]

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Maserati Ghibli Facelift Spied Ahead Of Its Debut Next Week

The facelifted Maserati Ghibli has been spied ahead of its debut later this month. Looking instantly recognizable, the model has a revised grille and familiar headlights. The front bumper is also camouflaged, but it appears to largely carryover. The styling changes are more noticeable out back as the 2021 Ghibli has new taillights. We can […]

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New Toyota Yaris Enters Production In France, Yaris Cross To Follow In Mid-2021

Toyota has started production of the new generation Yaris subcompact hatchback at its plant in Valenciennes, France on July 6. Marking the first application of Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) in compact cars, the fourth-generation Yaris is said to bring “enhanced dynamic performance, improved ride, handling and safety, and eye-catching design”. Toyota Motor Manufacturing France […]

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BMW Posts Increased Electrified Vehicles Sales In The First Half Of The Year

Despite global demand in new vehicles dropping significantly in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions imposed worldwide, the BMW Group posted increased sales of its electrified cars. According to numbers released by the company, a total of 61,652 electrified vehicles, made by BMW and MINI, were shipped to their owners in the […]

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Mercedes-AMG One Development Reaches Its “Final Stretch”

<!––> <!––> The Mercedes-AMG One is one of the most eagerly-awaited performance cars of recent memory and the car manufacturer has just dropped a new clip showing a prototype being put through its paces. Filmed at a circuit in Immendingen, Germany, the Mercedes-AMG One is arguably the most ambitious street-legal performance car that the automaker […]

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Sporty Compact SUV Brawl: BMW X3 M40i Vs. Volvo XC60 Polestar Vs. Audi Q5 55 TFSIe

Nowadays, most brand new performance models seem to feature some sort of mild hybrid assistance, at the very least. The BMW X3 M40i however does not, which technically should be a disadvantage. Its rivals during this performance test by Carwow are the Volvo XC60 Polestar and the Audi Q5 55 TFSIe, both of which are […]

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Mazda3 And CX-30 With Innovative Skyactiv-X Engine Priced In Australia

Mazda has revealed its innovative Skyactiv-X M-Hybrid powertrain will arrive in Australia next month in the Mazda3 before landing in the CX-30 in September. The Skyactiv-X-equipped Mazda3 will be sold locally as the X20 Astina with prices starting at AU$40,590 (US$28,120) for the six-speed manual variant and jumping to AU$41,590 (US$28,813) with the six-speed automatic, […]

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All-New Skoda Octavia RS Adds 242 HP Petrol, 197 HP Diesel Powertrains

Earlier this year, Skoda unveiled the Octavia RS iV plug-in hybrid, the Czech brand’s first-ever electrified RS model. Now, the automaker has released the traditional petrol and diesel variants of the 2020 Octavia RS and, as before, they come in five-door liftback and estate body styles. As with the RS iV plug-in hybrid, the petrol-powered […]

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All-New Skoda Octavia RS Adds 242 HP Petrol, 197 HP Diesel Powertrains

Earlier this year, Skoda unveiled the Octavia RS iV plug-in hybrid, the Czech brand’s first-ever electrified RS model. Now, the automaker has released the traditional petrol and diesel variants of the 2020 Octavia RS and, as before, they come in five-door liftback and estate body styles. As with the RS iV plug-in hybrid, the petrol-powered […]

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All-New Skoda Octavia RS Adds 242 HP Petrol, 197 HP Diesel Powertrains

Earlier this year, Skoda unveiled the Octavia RS iV plug-in hybrid, the Czech brand’s first-ever electrified RS model. Now, the automaker has released the traditional petrol and diesel variants of the 2020 Octavia RS and, as before, they come in five-door liftback and estate body styles. As with the RS iV plug-in hybrid, the petrol-powered […]

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Facelifted MINI Cooper S Plug-In Hybrid Looks Very Familiar

Not long after our eagle-eyed spy photographers snapped the facelifted MINI Cooper out and about during testing in three-door guise, we’ve spotted this: a five-door version of the 2021 MINI Cooper S Plug-In Hybrid. While the 2020 MINI Cooper SE Electric has been getting all the attention since launching last year, the inclusion of a […]

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Toyota Fights Throttle Misapplication With New Acceleration Suppression System

Toyota continues to make its cars safer, and the latest technology gear will help reduce accidents occurred while mistaking the gas for the brake pedal. Launched today in Japan as ‘Plus Support’ for new cars, it’s also available as a retrofit device for use with existing vehicles, with the latter being dubbed the ‘Pedal Misapplication […]

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Suzuki’s New Across Plug-In Hybrid SUV Is A Rebadged Toyota RAV4

Suzuki has revealed the new Across plug-in hybrid SUV for the European market, the first product to come out of the company’s partnership with Toyota. The new Suzuki Across is basically a Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid with a different front end and some other, barely noticeable, smaller design changes. The new LED headlights are combined […]

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE Review – Incognito Prius Alternative

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE Fast Facts 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder (121 hp @ 5,200 rpm, 105 lb-ft @ 3,600 rpm) Continuously-variable automatic transmission, front-wheel drive 53 city / 52 highway / 52 combined (EPA Estimated Rating, MPG) 4.4 city, 4.5 highway, 4.5 combined (NRCan Rating, L/100km) Base Price: $22,950 (U.S) / $24,790 (Canada) As Tested: […]

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Europe’s Best-Selling Car In May Was Not A Crossover/SUV

Europe’s new car sales took a massive plunge no thanks to the restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, as they dropped by 57 percent in May and 43 percent during the first five months of 2020. According to information shared by JATO Dynamics and registered across 27 European markets, the best-selling car last month was the […]

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Cupra Formentor Pre-Orders Launch In July, Deliveries To Commence In Autumn

The Cupra brand’s first standalone model, the Formentor SUV coupe, will arrive in European dealerships this autumn. Customers who want to be among the first to drive Cupra’s flagship model will be able to place advance orders from July. Production of the Formentor, named after the landmark cape on the island of Mallorca, will kick […]

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