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2013 Lotus Exige S Roadster

Lotus Exige S Gets Automatic Transmission

The Exige may not be on sale here anymore but overseas the car continues to be updated, with Lotus announcing that for 2015 the range-topping Exige S variant will be available with a paddle-shifted automatic transmission. This should help the wide-body Exige appeal to a much wider audience, which... read more

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2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE (European spec)

Plug-In Hybrid Volkswagen Passat GTE Revealed Ahead Of Paris Auto Show

Volkswagen’s version of the Passat the rest of the world enjoys has just been redesigned and will appear for the first time at this week’s 2014 Paris Auto Show... read more September 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

2015 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Headed For Paris Auto Show

Volkswagen sells an Alltrack version of its Passat wagon overseas, and now the vehicle is getting a little brother in the form of the 2015 Golf Alltrack, which debuts next... read more September 25, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Polo GTI

More Powerful Volkswagen Polo GTI Headed For Paris Auto Show

Volkswagen recently introduced a mild facelift for its Polo subcompact sold overseas, but missing from the updated lineup was the sporty Polo GTI variant. The German... read more September 18, 2014 by 


 
2014 Opel Adam S

Opel Reveals Sporty Adam S: Forbidden Fruit

Opel’s Adam minicar first hit the scene in 2012 and has since been turned into a race car as well as an upmarket version enhanced by Bitter. Now, the first... read more September 17, 2014 by 


 
HSV GTS Maloo

HSV GTS Maloo Is The Aussie Sport Truck You’ve Always Wanted: Forbidden Fruit Video

If you’re like us, you’re completely down with the automotive reverse mullet: party in the front, business in the back. That’s exactly what the HSV GTS... read more September 11, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Falcon XR6 Ute

2015 Ford Falcon Ute Revealed

The last variant from Ford’s updated Falcon range being introduced in Australia next year has been revealed. The variant is the 2015 Ford Falcon Ute, and it’s... read more September 11, 2014 by 


 
2014 Peugeot 308 GT

Peugeot Reveals 308 GT Hot Hatchback, Diesel GT Wagon Too

Most people associate the acronym GTI with Volkswagen, but French automaker Peugeot has a long and possibly even more illustrious history with those three letters than even... read more September 8, 2014 by 


 
2015 Lotus Elise S Cup

2015 Lotus Elise S Cup: Forbidden Fruit

Only a couple of weeks ago we spotted a Lotus Elise prototype testing at the Nürburgring, which we reported at the time was for a road-going version of the... read more September 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Lamando (Chinese spec)

Production Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Is The Lamando

At the 2014 Beijing Auto Show back in April, Volkswagen took the covers off a striking four-door coupe concept called the New Midsize Coupe. At the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show... read more September 1, 2014 by 


 
2015 Peugeot 308 GTI spy shots

2015 Peugeot 308 GTI Spy Shots

Peugeot has been slowly expanding its lineup of performance offerings, initially launching a new 208 GTI in 2012 and then following it up with an R-badged version of its RCZ... read more August 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 Infiniti ESQ (Chinese spec)

Nissan Juke Rebadged An Infiniti ESQ For China

The Nissan Juke is hardly what you’d call premium, but Infiniti has seen fit to strap some of its own badges to the vehicle and market it to new car buyers in China. To... read more August 26, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru WRX S4 (Japanese spec)

Subaru Launches New WRX S4 And WRX STI Type S In Japan

Subaru has introduced two new versions of its WRX for its home market, which build upon the solid platform of the 2015 WRX by adding some much-needed horsepower and a few... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
Infiniti Q50L

Infiniti Q50 Long-Wheelbase Revealed, Will Be Built And Sold In China

In China's heavy traffic, there's little appeal to be had from the driving process. Those who can afford it hire someone else to do the job for them, while they recline in... read more August 20, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid R-Design

Polestar Tunes The Diesel-Electric Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

It wasn’t long ago that the term “hybrid” was associated purely with economy and saving the earth. However, thanks to the introduction of a new breed of... read more August 15, 2014 by 


 
2015 Cadillac ATS-L (Chinese spec)

Cadillac Reveals Long-Wheelbase ATS-L For Chinese Market

With most of its rivals offering long-wheelbase versions of their small sedans in China, such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, it was only a matter of time until we saw... read more July 29, 2014 by 


 
 

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