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NEWS INDEX:   April 2015

Lexus RC F Coupe released
2nd April, 2015
RC F coupe is the third Lexus to wear the F badge, following the launch of the IS F in Australia in 2008 and the LFA super car. F models are built for drivers to immerse themselves in pure driving pleasure and satisfying performance when driving on public roads. RC F achieves this with a V8 engine producing 351kW and 530Nm ..... more

Avida Menindee LKS motor home
2nd April, 2015
No one can argue that the Menindee LKS doesn’t offer an extensive range of standard features both inside and out, such as the large outdoor LCD television (one of three on-board), an automatic satellite dish, solar panels, washing machine, electric entry steps, towbar, BBQ gas fitting, internal and external shower and the luxury of being able to press a button and the electric awning opens up all accentuating the motor homing experience ..... more

Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake prices confirmed
2nd April, 2015
With four new variants for the Australian market, the CLA Shooting Brake combines innovative design with dynamic driving capabilities, to leave a lasting impression. Prices will commence at $52,400* ..... more

Toyota Coaster updated
6th April, 2015
Toyota has focused on expanding safety and driver appeal with a number of improvements to the Coaster bus range. All three Coaster variants now come standard with a reversing camera and three-point seatbelts for all 21 seats ..... more

Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell variant in Australia
6th April, 2015
World-leading ix35 zero-emissions Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) runs on hydrogen, burns no fuel and emits nothing but water vapour from its exhaust – range and refuelling time similar to that of a normal petrol-powered car; The next generation of Hyundai’s FCEV is targeted for introduction by 2018 ..... more

Volkswagen Beetle Concept Cars
6th April, 2015
At the New York Motor Show, which began last week, Volkswagen revealed four new versions of the Beetle: these comprise two coupe and two cabriolet concepts which further extend the line-up ..... more

Kia Novo Concept Car
6th April, 2015
Modern, coupé-inspired 4-door design for Kia’s latest concept; Minimalist interior design with high-tech features; Powered by 1.6-litre turbo GDI engine matched with a new seven-speed DCT; Hints at the design direction for Kia’s next-generation compact cars ..... more

Mercedes-AMG C 63 S prices announced
6th April, 2015
The Mercedes-AMG C 63 S is powered by a 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine closely related to the power unit that provides breath-taking propulsion in the Mercedes-AMG GT S. Producing a staggering 375 kW of power, the C 63 S has a fuel consumption rating of 8.6 litres per 100 kilometres (combined cycle) ..... more

April Fools Day jokes from UK car companies
6th April, 2015
Tricksters will always try a prank on the morning of 1st April - commonly known as April Fools Day. Would you fall for this year's efforts in the UK? BMW, Nissan, Vauxhall and Volkswagen each tried to 'pull the leg' of the usual suspects this year! Just what did Justin Trafik, Dr. Uwe Gotobekidin, Pieter Bred, Dr. Avin A’laf and April Fulls have to say? Read all about it! ..... more

Ford Focus ST: release imminent
12th April, 2015
New chassis control technologies combined with a re-tuned suspension; SYNC connectivity system with high-resolution 8-inch colour touch screen; New driver assistance Technology Pack available as an option; Pricing* from $38,990* ..... more

Dodge Journey Blacktop Edition
12th April, 2015
Based on the range topping R/T variant, the Journey Blacktop Edition features black exterior elements such as gloss black exterior mirrors, front fascia, headlight housings and the Dodge split crosshair grille. Continuing the theme and complementing the exterior highlights are 19-inch alloy wheels ..... more

Holden Spark for 2016
12th April, 2015
Ian Butler, Holden Director of Vehicle Performance, said the Holden engineering team had been involved in the development of the car. “Even though this is a truly global car our engineers have been working hard to tailor the vehicle to ensure it resonates with our customers in Australia,” Mr. Butler said ..... more

Toyota HiAce revised
12th April, 2015
Toyota's renowned HiAce range has taken a substantial step forward with a more powerful yet more efficient petrol engine, the introduction of two new variants including a five-seat crew van, and the adoption of expanded safety, comfort and convenience features ..... more

Lexus RX: new generation debuts
12th April, 2015
The fourth generation RX features a redesigned, luxurious interior wrapped in a bold and chiselled body with Lexus-first styling cues. It combines the dynamic new look with exceptional on-road performance and new safety technologies, including the new Lexus Safety System+ ..... more

Land Rover Discovery Sport release imminent
12th April, 2015
Prices to begin at $53,300* (TD4 SE manual); Deliveries commence 1st May 2015; Bold and progressive design defines the new Discovery range of vehicles; Room for seven occupants, in 2+1 rows; New multi-link rear suspension for superior on-road agility and off-road ability; Roomy and versatile cabin with a compact exterior footprint ..... more

Mercedes-AMG GT S due here in July 2015
19th April, 2015
Its front mid-engine concept with transaxle and the intelligent aluminium lightweight construction form the basis for a highly dynamic driving experience ..... more

Mitsubishi Outlander: significant update
19th April, 2015
New-look 2016 Outlander has been redesigned and re-engineered from nose to tail to deliver a dynamic new appearance and significantly improved performance on the road. Outlander is the first Mitsubishi production vehicle to showcase the brand’s striking new “Dynamic Shield” design concept, giving the Outlander a fresh, sophisticated on-road presence ..... more

Mazda 2 sedan confirmed for Australia
21st April, 2015
Returning for the first time since 2010, Mazda 2 sedan incorporates the styling of Mazda’s so called ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design language ..... more

Maserati GranTurismo MC Sportline
21st April, 2015
GranTurismo MC Sportline Limited Edition manages 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds (Jaguar XKR-S does it in 4.4 seconds), with the sequential shift gearbox snipping 0.1 second off the 0-100 km/h dash to achieve 4.7 seconds ..... more

McLaren launches its Sports Series with the 570S Coupé
21st April, 2015
McLaren has completed its three tier model strategy with the reveal of the first in its Sports Series family: the McLaren 570S Coupé. This pure sports car, with driver optimised lay out and electrifying performance, shares its 'DNA' with the McLaren Super Series and Ultimate Series that sit above it in the range hierarchy ..... more

Mini John Cooper Works coming soon
21st April, 2015
John Cooper Works model launched on the new Mini's third generation hatch platform; Available from $47,400* (manual); Features Mini's most powerful engine ever; Newly developed Brembo sports brake system; Enhanced list of standard equipment ..... more

Volkswagen Polo GTI returns
21st April, 2015
Boasting new, more aggressive styling and a new 1.8-litre TSI engine producing 141kW, the new Polo GTI returns to the local market with the flair expected of a GTI nameplate ..... more

Nissan Navara NP300 prices announced
21st April, 2015
Nissan has confirmed the Australian pricing, grades and specification for the eagerly-anticipated all-new Nissan Navara, which will go-on sale from May 2015. NP300 Navara will be offered in four grades; DX, RX, ST and ST-X. Twenty-seven variants will be available ..... more

Hyundai i30 Series II released
27th April, 2015
New look, more features and more appeal; Bold new hexagonal grille more closely aligns i30 Series II styling with all-new Genesis and Sonata; Interior upgrades include availability of internet radio and ventilated front seats; Rear-view camera now standard across the range; New seven-speed dual-clutch transmission matched to upgraded 1.6 CRDi diesel engine with 300Nm; Free-revving Nu 1.8 MPI and 2.0 GDi engines now Euro 5 compliant; Local-tuned suspension and steering for Australian conditions and driving styles; 5-star ANCAP safety ..... more

Nissan Pulsar revised with Series II
28th April, 2015
Pulsar SSS turbo sedan joins line-up; Features and pricing improve value equation; Pulsar Series II range now available in Australia ..... more

Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupe
28th April, 2015
Concept GLC Coupé is a near-production-standard study that carries the GLE Coupé formula over into a more compact segment. The expressive show car combines typical stylistic features of a coupé with the design idiom of coming SUV generations ..... more

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