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NEWS INDEX:   November 2014

Honda HR-V confirmed for February release
3rd November, 2014
“The all-new HR-V is a very important model,” said Honda Australia Director Stephen Collins. “The HR-V will be positioned below the CR-V and complement our SUV line-up by offering versatility and practicality along with new safety technology, loads of features and of course a sporty, dynamic drive” ..... more

Enhanced off-road capability for Range Rover and Range Rover Sport
5th November, 2014
Land Rover has announced a comprehensive series of updates for the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, for models made from March 2015, further enhancing the world’s best luxury and premium sporting SUVs ..... more

Volvo V60 Cross Country revealed
6th November, 2014
All-road, all-weather capability and rugged design; V60 sporty driving feel with added ‘go-anywhere’ capability; Extends Volvo’s acclaimed Cross Country product line-up; Volvo Cars will unveil the highly commendable Cross Country version of its successful V60 sports wagon at the Los Angeles Motor Show this month ..... more

Lotus Exige S to gain auto option
6th November, 2014
Acknowledged as a high performer with road and racetrack ability without too high a price tag, the Lotus Exige S coupe and roadster are set to become available with an automatic transmission in 2015 ..... more

Fiat Ducato: new generation released
10th November, 2014
The most powerful front-wheel-drive van in segment: Ducato’s 3.0-litre turbodiesel engine generates 130kW @ 3,500rpm and 400Nm @ 1,400rpm; Renewed focus on three key areas: robustness and reliability, efficiency and low running costs, and new high-tech features; Electronic Stability Control (ESC) complete with Roll-over Mitigation, Load and Centre of Gravity Detection (LAC) and Hill Holder all standard ..... more

Toyota Camry upgraded
10th November, 2014
Toyota has upgraded the audio systems and made a reversing camera standard on its Camry range. The changes come at no extra cost for all Camry variants ..... more

Hyundai Genesis release imminent
11th November, 2014
Luxury sedan from Hyundai arrives in mid-November; Genesis features premium design with quality and luxury; Comprehensive equipment list includes Hyundai-first technology, benchmark safety features and class-leading standard equipment; Exemplary body strength contributes to superb ride and handling; Exceptionally low NVH and active and passive safety features; Five-star ANCAP Safety Rating - highest safety score in ANCAP history; 3.8-litre GDi V6 with 232kW/397Nm with 8-speed automatic; 6.5-second 0-100km/h; 5 Year/75,000km inclusive servicing plan; Prices start at $60,000* ..... more

Mercedes-Maybach S-Class
12th November, 2014
With the name Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-Benz will begin its offering in the exclusive top segment of the market with a new branding, whose individual and prestigious exclusivity will appeal to status-conscious customers ..... more

Jaguar F-TYPE: all-wheel drive coming!
13th November, 2014
Jaguar reveal that an all-wheel-drive version is one of a number of performance enhancements to the F-TYPE range; The new F-TYPE range will debut at the LA Motor Show next week; Jaguar announces major partnership with British World Land Speed Record Team ..... more

Holden Colorado and Colorado 7 updated for 2015
21st November, 2014
‘Comfort Suspension’ added to Colorado LTZ truck; Acoustic package added to improve powertrain noise across the range; Updated interior on Colorado LTZ truck and Colorado 7 LTZ; Redesigned leather appointed seating (optional on LTZ Crew Cab Pickup & standard on Colorado 7 LTZ) with heated front seats ..... more

Chrysler's new 300 for 2015
21st November, 2014
Chrysler 300, unveiled this week in America takes the nameplate’s style and sophistication to a new level, offering well known design proportions, world-class quality, materials and refinement, V6 or V8 power, plus segment-exclusive innovations. New 300C Platinum model features quilted Nappa leather, hand-sanded wood, ultra-premium Poltrona Frau leather-wrapped instrument panel and console, plus platinum-chrome exterior details and 20-inch wheels ..... more

Mitsubishi's next-generation Triton debuts
24th November, 2014
Presented for the first time in production form, the 2015 Mitsubishi Triton will be more efficient, offer high levels of safety and raise the bar for passenger car-like steering performance, quietness, and ride comfort across the LCV class ..... more

Volvo V40 & S60 Sprint Editions
24th November, 2014
Volvo Cars is celebrating race wins in the V8 Supercars Championship – and the launch of model year 2015 – with two limited edition vehicles, the S60 T4 Sprint Edition, and the V40 T4 Sprint Edition ..... more

Fiat Doblo released locally
24th November, 2014
Doblo has arrived in Australia for the first time, offering new levels of practicality, versatility, comfort, safety and fuel efficiency to the small commercial vehicle sector; Four engine options - 1.6-litre diesel with 66kW and 200Nm or 77kW and 290Nm, a 2.0-litre diesel with 99kW and 320Nm, and a 1.4-litre petrol with 70kW and 127Nm; Two wheelbase lengths: 4,390mm (short wheelbase) and 4,740mm  (Maxi); payload capacity: 750kg (short wheelbase) and 1,000kg (Maxi) ..... more

Toyota Corolla RZ Special Edition
27th November, 2014
Australia's best-selling car, Toyota Corolla, has gained a new value-added special-edition model badged as the RZ. The special edition reveals a "dark" side with a range of black treatments for the wheels, grille, bumpers, mirrors and rear garnish ..... more

BMW 228i Coupe arrives
27th November, 2014
The new 228i Coupe slots in between the entry-level pair of diesel and petrol 220d Coupe and 220i Coupe models and the top-of-the-range M235i Coupe that were launched in February ..... more

Off the line: Holden Cruze 100,000th
27th November, 2014
The only small car built in Australia celebrated a significant milestone this week with the production of the 100,000th Holden Cruze at the company’s vehicle assembly facility in Elizabeth ..... more

Mazda CX-3 debuts
30th November, 2014
The all-new compact cross-over SUV will compete with popular cars such as Holden Trax, Nissan Juke, Kia Sportage, Hyundai ix35, Mitsubishi ASX, Suzuki Grand Vitara, Jeep Compass, the soon to be released Honda HR-V and Renault Captur and the upcoming Jeep Renegade ..... more

Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake revealed
30th November, 2014
CLA Shooting Brake will initially be released in Europe with a choice of two diesel and three petrol engines as well as with 4MATIC all-wheel drive. European customers will begin taking delivery of their cars towards the end of March 2015 ..... more

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