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NEWS INDEX:   April 2014

Toyota HiAce updated
2nd April, 2014
Drivers benefit from the addition of cruise control and audio switches on the new four-spoke steering wheel, as well as an LCD Multi-Information Display showing the time, outside temperature and odometer ..... more

Kia pro_cee’d GT arrives
2nd April, 2014
Powered by a turbocharged 1.6-litre direct-injection petrol engine, the pro_cee’d GT guarantees engaging performance for a sports coupe designed not to be the most powerful in class but with everyday usability and civility in mind. It can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 7.7 seconds ..... more

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé prices announced
4th April, 2014
New 4-Series 5-door hatchback variant; arriving in June 2014; 420i, 420d, 428i and 435i available at launch ..... more

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept car to debut this month
4th April, 2014
Discovery Vision Concept car will showcase the essence of a future family of SUVs built on Land Rover’s key principles of emotive design, unrivalled capability and ultimate versatility, taken to new levels using new customer-focused advanced technologies ..... more

Subaru's new Outback to debut this month
6th April, 2014
Subaru’s new generation all-wheel drive Outback will debut at the 2014 New York Motor Show later this month ..... more

Kia's new MPV to debut this month
6th April, 2014
Kia will unveil an all-new mid-size multi-purpose vehicle at the 2014 New York Motor Show in two weeks ..... more

Hyundai Elantra Series II
6th April, 2014
Hyundai’s ‘big small car’ gets a major make-over; Suspension set-up and newly introduced driver-selectable Flex Steer system calibrated in Australia for Australian conditions; Substantial upgrade brings significant exterior, interior and mechanical improvements ..... more

Honda Civic hatchback updated
8th April, 2014
The European-styled hatch has maintained a strong presence in the small segment, with over 14,000 units finding homes since the new model was launched in 2012 ..... more

Audi A5 Coupe S line Competition
8th April, 2014
The new S line Competition model comes with a seven-speed S tronic dual clutch or a six-speed manual transmission. Both are powered by a 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder engine that produces 165kW of peak power and 350Nm of torque ..... more

Final FPV models due later this year
8th April, 2014
The individually numbered new sedan will be limited to just 550 units (500 in Australia and 50 for New Zealand) ..... more

Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II
13th April, 2014
Re-sculpted LED headlights encircled by daytime running lights lend Ghost Series II a more dynamic visual appearance and blend perfectly with revised surface treatments to the front of the car ..... more

Honda announces prices for new City
13th April, 2014
“At $15,990* for the VTi manual, the new Honda City represents outstanding value for money with so many more features and advanced technology,” said Honda Australia boss Stephen Collins ..... more

Dodge muscle cars for 2015
13th April, 2014
The good news: the next Dodge Challenger is being considered for right-hand drive production ..... more

Mini: prices for new-generation announced
14th April, 2014
More powerful and more economical; New three cylinder engines for the Mini Cooper petrol and diesel variants; Introduction of latest technologies including dynamic damper control, variable driving modes, head-up display, LED headlights; slightly larger third generation Mini hatch ..... more

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept
17th April, 2014
With the Discovery poised to transition from a single model to a new family of vehicles which will redefine the leisure SUV category, the Discovery Vision Concept offers an exciting preview of Land Rover’s vision for the range ..... more

Lexus ES returns to Australia
23rd April, 2014
The all-new sixth generation ES arrives with greatly improved interior space, comfort, performance, fuel economy, safety, aerodynamics, features and refinement compared with its fourth generation predecessor ..... more

Trakka Trakkaway 800
23rd April, 2014
From the outside it could be hard to believe that the Trakkaway 800 offers a full double island bed, with free and easy access from three sides, so no more climbing over the bed ..... more

Holden Commodore Collingwood Edition
23rd April, 2014
Collingwood Edition Commodore follows the 'Pies' black and white colour theme. It is an option pack which adds $3,500* to the relevant Commodore model ..... more

Trakka Torino
23rd April, 2014
As well as offering a new night time choice of set ups, the split rear bed means that the Torino now uniquely has two day time sitting areas ..... more

Honda HR-V: a new small SUV
23rd April, 2014
“The launch of the HR-V will boost the range of vehicles Honda offers in Australia and attract buyers in the small SUV market to the Honda brand,” said Honda boss Stephen Collins ..... more

Audi reduce S4 and S5 prices
27th April, 2014
The Audi S4 and S5 models are both powered by the 3.0 TFSI engine. The supercharged V6 engine produces a peak power figure of 245 kW and its 440 Nm of torque is available ..... more

Mitsubishi Lancer GSR Sportback
27th April, 2014
Lancer GSR is enhanced with 18-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels, Ralliart style front grille, side air dams, rear sports spoiler and cloth sports-style front seats. GSR also comes equipped with a host of safety and convenience features such as reversing camera, voice activated Bluetooth with audio streaming, climate control air-conditioning, privacy glass, smart key access, rain sensing wipers, dusk sensing headlamps and 6.1-inch full colour touch screen with iPod compatibility ..... more

Toyota Tundra converted to RHD in QLD
27th April, 2014
2014 Tundra is available in two variants, Platinum and the 1794 Edition; a 5.7 litre, four-cam petrol V8 - 284 kW of power and 543 Nm of torque; six-speed automatic transmission; on-demand four-wheel drive; Tundra is rated to tow 4.0 tonnes; priced from $118,990* ..... more

Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance released
28th April, 2014
The local GTI line-up is now complemented by a new performance model. Adding to the Golf GTI’s list of performance and comfort-based features, the GTI Performance comes with unique visual and technical equipment ..... more

Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
28th April, 2014
Made to honour five decades of Mustang heritage, only 1964 examples of the 50 Year Limited Edition will ever be built - none for Australia ..... more

Volkswagen Touareg update revealed
29th April, 2014
The front-end design of the Touareg features larger headlights, a deeper new radiator grille with four instead of two horizontal fins and a reprofiled bumper, all of which lend the Touareg a wider appearance ..... more

Renault Clio GT released
30th April, 2014
Clio GT is for those who desire a sporty look, but who are not in the market for the performance of a RenaultSport model. Prices commence from $25,290* (standard model) and from $28,790* (Premium model) ..... more

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