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NEWS INDEX:   June 2014

Lexus NX: a new SUV coming
1st June, 2014
Local launch of NX hybrid and turbo confirmed; First Lexus in luxury compact cross-over segment; Sharply styled for urban and active lifestyles; Two engines, two transmissions, FWD and AWD; Safety innovations include panoramic view monitor ..... more

Trident Iceni: runs on old chip oil!
1st June, 2014
With an ability to run for 2,000 miles on a single tank of mineral or bio-diesel, the Iceni uses torque multiplication technology to achieve a unique combination of speed, power and fuel efficiency. Two new models in the Iceni range are now available in the UK, the Iceni Magna (fastback) and Iceni Venturer (estate) ..... more

Maserati Quattroporte diesel arrives
2nd June, 2014
Maserati has added a diesel powered luxury saloon to the Quattroporte line-up. It arrives with an opening price point from $198,800* ..... more

Audi's next RS7 revealed
3rd June, 2014
In this newest guise, Audi has further honed the RS 7 Sportback. The large five-door coupé comes with new LED headlights and even more enhanced infotainment features. With 412 kW and 700 Nm of torque ..... more

Out the door: 10,000 Toyota 86s
5th June, 2014
The 10,000th Toyota 86 was sold in Australia late last month at virtually the same time as the sports car was making its 100,000th sale globally ..... more

Honda Odyssey earns Five Stars with ANCAP
10th June, 2014
"The Odyssey’s safety credentials are impeccable," said Honda boss Stephen Collins. "It features ... a multi-view rear camera, Hill Start Assist, Daytime Running Lights, VSA, six airbags including full length curtain for the third row, Tyre Deflation Warning System and Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure" ..... more

Toyota release sporty Camry
11th June, 2014
Styling updates for Camry RZ that provide an emotional link to the 86 GTS and Corolla ZR hatch start with Inferno Orange premium paint, which has never previously been offered on Camry ..... more

Kia Sportage updated
12th June, 2014
Across the petrol range the new Sportage will benefit from an upgrade to the more sophisticated and efficient 2.0-litre GDI powerplant. The popular 2.0-litre variable geometry turbo diesel R-Series will continue in the AWD models ..... more

Nissan's next-generation Navara
12th June, 2014
New ute follows Nissan’s 80-year history of truck experience; Engineered for greater durability and more efficient performance; Designed for productivity, style, comfort and convenience; Due in Australia in early 2015 ..... more

FPV GT F revealed
12th June, 2014
351 kW supercharged 5.0-litre V8 engine; Most powerful GT sedan ever produced by Ford Australia; Engine overboost function provides 15 per cent more power ..... more

Honda Jazz: new model here next month
12th June, 2014
All-new Jazz will be available in three variants, all powered by a 1.5 litre i-VTEC engine delivering 88 kW of power and 145 Nm of torque. It features a new CVT from Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology series for enviable fuel economy of 5.8 litres per 100 kilometres ..... more

Jeep's all-new Cherokee released
15th June, 2014
New model redefines Jeep's mid-size SUV with all-terrain ability, improved fuel efficiency, new technology and new safety systems; First in segment with nine-speed automatic transmission; First Jeep built on Chrysler Group’s CUS-wide (Compact US) platform; Made in Toledo, USA; Five-star ANCAP rating; Available in four models with prices starting at $33,500* ..... more

BMW i3 price announced
16th June, 2014
BMW i3 from $63,900*, BMW i3 with range extender from $69,900*; Available in several Australian BMW dealerships from November 2014 ..... more

BMW i8 price announced
16th June, 2014
High performance and efficient plug-in hybrid drive train; Exceptionally high level of standard specification; Pricing from $299,000*; deliveries begin March 2015 ..... more

Audi S3 sedan released
17th June, 2014
2.0 TFSI with 206kW/380Nm, accelerating from 0-100km/h in 5.0sec; compact luxury sports sedan from $62,200* ..... more

Stealth Pack for Range Rover Sport
17th June, 2014
Distinctive new look for model; Optional new exterior design finish extends the appeal of the Range Rover Sport, offering customers even greater choice ..... more

Performax gain ADR compliance for their F-250 conversion
18th June, 2014
The first Performax-built right-hand drive examples of America's most popular truck are expected to be delivered in August at prices starting at less than $100,000* ..... more

Lexus Coupe confirmed for Australia
18th June, 2014
RC 350 will feature an all-alloy direct and port-injected 3.5-litre V6 with 234kW of power and 380Nm of torque; RC 350 will feature a 5-litre V8 with in excess of 330kW and 520Nm of torque ..... more

Nissan Qashqai prices confirmed
22nd June, 2014
New generation Qashqai set to replace Dualis; Both petrol and diesel engine versions available next month; Bold styling and innovative technology; priced from $25,850* ..... more

Mercedes-Benz S-Class range expanding
22nd June, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is now offering more S-Class sedan models; S 300 BlueTEC Hybrid, S 400 Long Wheelbase, the high-performance S 63 AMG (LWB) and the luxurious S 600 (LWB) flagship model are beginning to arrive locally ..... more

Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake about to debut
22nd June, 2014
Like other XF estate car models, the new high performance Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake isn't intended for an Australian release ..... more

Audi A4 quattro line-up revised
23rd June, 2014
Revised pricing* structure for quattro models; New A4 S line range deliver sporty looks; 3.0 TFSI and 3.0 litre TDI engines discontinued in A4 ..... more

Ferrari's one-off F12 TRS
23rd June, 2014
Based on the F12 berlinetta, the unique car was developed at a client’s request as an extreme, two-seater, open-top sports barchetta ..... more

Mini Cooper 3rd generation released
24th June, 2014
Larger and more powerful; New three cylinder engines for the Cooper petrol and diesel variants; now priced from $26,650* ..... more

High visibility Lexus working with NSW Police
24th June, 2014
Launched as part of the commencement to the official ski-season, Lexus GS and RX 450h models will patrol the state's Southern Region, stretching from the Royal National Park on Sydney's outskirts through to the snowfields ..... more

SOLD: 1973 Volvo 1800ES for $92,400 (USD)
24th June, 2014
This 1800ES has spent its entire life in Keene, New Hampshire, and been used very little by its three owners, the first of them keeping the car for 27 years ..... more

Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7
25th June, 2014
Jaguar confirms F-TYPE Project 7; Right hand drive not yet confirmed; Deliveries begin from mid-2015; Jaguar’s most powerful production model; Exclusive run of up to 250 units; Hand-built by Special Operations team; 5.0-litre supercharged V8 petrol engine; 0-100 km/h in 3.9 sec ..... more

McLaren 650S
26th June, 2014
Bespoke design inspired by the recent MSO Concept car; Just 50 examples to be available globally; Coupe and Spyder to be offered ..... more

Skoda Rapid released
26th June, 2014
Skoda add a small hatchback to their line-up; priced from $18,990* (manual) and $21,890* (automatic) ..... more

Fisher-Price's Ford F-150
26th June, 2014
The ride-on toy, which retails in America starting at $349.99 (USD) beginning in September, was inspired by the 2015 Ford F-150. There is room on board for two small children ..... more

Range Rover Sport SVR
26th June, 2014
404kW Range Rover Sport SVR prototype will complete the hill course at the Goodwood Festival of Speed ahead of 2015 release ..... more

Next Mercedes-Benz CLS unveiled
29th June, 2014
The revised CLS 4-door and the CLS Shooting Brake feature a honed front section; upgraded interior boasts lots of new handcrafted details, combining contemporary luxury with passionate sportiness; ground-breaking technical innovations include precision LED modules and 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission, powerful engines, intelligently networked driver assistance and safety systems ..... more

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe released
29th June, 2014
New BMW 4 Series variant; 420i, 420d, 428i and 435i now available, priced from $70,000* ..... more

Renault-Nissan and Daimler establish a 50:50 joint venture
29th June, 2014
Teams will develop next-generation compact vehicles for both Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti; New plant add annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles when fully operational; Companies will split investment costs of approximately €1 billion 50/50 ..... more

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