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NEWS INDEX:   December 2013

Isuzu MU-X release imminent
1st December, 2013
Isuzu UTE's new family-sized SUV, the MU-X; Example of Isuzu UTE's collaboration with GM; 3-litre diesel engine; Manual 4x4 or automatic 4x2/4x4; 3 tonne towing capacity ..... more

Maserati Quattroporte GTS here in January 2014
1st December, 2013
Competing against Next Car's favourite large saloon the Jaguar XJ, together with a few other prestige sedans, the Quattroporte remains faithful in style, design and sound to Maserati’s former luxury saloons ..... more

Jeep Wrangler Dragon Edition
3rd December, 2013
Limited edition Wrangler Dragon features striking styling package; Unique exterior and interior appointments available for the first time on Wrangler ..... more

Audi Q1 for 2016
3rd December, 2013
As the entry point into the SUV line-up, the new model is intended to make a contribution to the company’s growth ..... more

Suzuki S-Cross release imminent
4th December, 2013
S-Cross is far more than just a cross-over vehicle – it is the pleasant blend of family-friendliness and safety, performance and emotion and is said to deliver driving pleasure ..... more

2015 Ford Mustang revealed
5th December, 2013
All-new design inspired by 50 years of Mustang heritage; new Mustang going global with three engines – 5.0-litre V8, a 3.7-litre V6 and an all-new 2.3-litre EcoBoost® engine (V8 and 2.3 litre EcoBoost coming to Australia); Production commences Q3 2014 in USA ..... more

GM to drop Chevrolet as mainstream brand in Europe
5th December, 2013
General Motors has confirmed that the Chevrolet brand will no longer have a mainstream presence in western and eastern Europe from 2016 ..... more

Nissan 370Z now cheaper
8th December, 2013
The exciting Nissan 370Z is now even greater value, with Nissan announcing new pricing for their iconic sports car ..... more

Volvo V8 Supercar engine debuts
11th December, 2013
Thanks to its compact size and narrow 60 degree vee configuration, the B8444S is a unique engine on today’s racing grid. Motor sport enthusiasts can expect to instantly recognise the Volvo Polestar Racing S60s in 2014 thanks to the engine’s distinctive soundtrack ..... more

GM to cease Holden production in Australia
11th December, 2013
The announcement did not mention when the decision to cease manufacturing in Australia was made, nor did it mention what recommendations Holden management made to GM headquarters ..... more

Lexus GS gains new drivetrain and spec changes
12th December, 2013
Lexus adds GS 300h to line-up - now four drivetrains; Active safety boosted with the addition of Lane Keep Assist**; Driveability improved across all GS 350 models with adoption of eight-speed transmission; New features adopted as standard across selected models ... more

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 EDC released
13th December, 2013
New R.S. 200 EDC takes the appeal of performance motoring to a new level for the Clio thanks to the introduction of a 6-speed EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) transmission as standard and the new Renault Sport enhanced 147kW 1.6 Turbo engine ..... more

Porsche Macan prices announced
19th December, 2013
Porsche is set to release its newest SUV, the Macan, in Australia during June 2014. It will be priced from $84,900* ..... more

RV production tops 20,000 again
19th December, 2013
Big vans are steadily increasing in popularity, with a shift from smaller vans, pop-tops and camper trailers to vans of five metres and over ..... more

Aston Martin and Daimler collaboration formalised
20th December, 2013
The technical partnership will allow Mercedes-AMG and Aston Martin to develop bespoke V8 engines supporting Aston Martin’s launch of a next generation of models that will incorporate cutting edge technology and newly-developed engines ..... more

5 stars for some Isuzu MU-X & D-Max models
20th December, 2013
This rating applies to all 4x4 D-MAX crew cab variants manufactured from November 2013 and all 4x4 MU-X models ..... more

ACCC warns about quad bike dangers for kids
20th December, 2013
This year, 18 quad-bike related deaths have been reported in Australia. Two of these deaths were children under 14 ..... more

Lamborghini Huracan replaces Gallardo
23rd December, 2013
Huracán offers a super sports car experience on a new level for the Italian brand. Huracán combines absolute performance (be sure to check the 0-100 km/h time) with easy-to-drive behavior ..... more

A new coupe for Lexus
24th December, 2013
Based on the GS platform, the coupe differs in all dimensions from the GS and IS Lines; The aggressively styled coupe will be available with two powertrains: 3.5-litre V6 teamed with an eight-speed sequential transmission and 2.5-litre hybrid system ..... more

Performax to develop RHD Ford F-Series Super Duty truck
24th December, 2013
The Ford will join the Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Tundra and Ram utilities, which are already in limited-volume production at Performax ..... more

Audi S3 Sportback arrives locally
26th December, 2013
Powered by a 2.0 TFSI engine that develops 206kW and 380Nm, the new Audi S3 Sportback will leap from rest to 100km/h in just 5.0 seconds ..... more

Mazda's domestic Cross-Over
26th December, 2013
The tiny Mazda Flair Crossover is readying for release in Japan during late January 2014. It is for Japanese consumption only! ..... more

Suzuki Australia announce drive-away price offer
26th December, 2013
Every model in the new S-Cross range will be available with drive-away pricing** as an introductory offer for the month of January ..... more

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