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Jeep Blackhawk Edition returns

August 4, 2015

Blackhawk Edition treatment added to Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee. Jeep has just announced that the Jeep Cherokee will be offered for the first time in special edition Blackhawk Edition…

Citroen mark first drive around Australia

August 4, 2015

Today marks 90 years since a Citroen became first vehicle to drive around Australia. Today marks an important car anniversary with Citroen pausing to remember the big contribution the French car…

Mercedes-Benz A-class and B-class fuse box recall

August 4, 2015

ACCC oversees another recall of Mercedes-Benz A and B-Class cars. Fresh from a recent recall over a potentially serious drive-shaft issue, Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class vehicles are now being recalled…

Lexus RC 200t confirmed for Australia

August 3, 2015

Lexus RC range to boast turbocharged Lexus RC 200t. The Lexus RC 350 and Lexus RC F are set to be joined by a turbocharged variant by the end of…

Toyota Fortuner cabin revealed

August 3, 2015

New Toyota Fortuner SUV promises comfy cabin. It might be based on the new Toyota HiLux but Toyota say their new Toyota Fortuner SUV will offer Australian families a fitting…

2016 Mitsubishi Challenger debuts

August 1, 2015

New third-generation Mitsubishi Challenger unveiled. Australian Mitsubishi dealerships will soon have an all-new version of the Mitsubishi Challenger SUV on offer. The new third-generation Mitsubishi Challenger was officially unveiled in…

Hyundai Tucson goes on sale

July 31, 2015

The New Hyundai Tucson in dealerships around Australia. Hyundai’s new Tucson SUV will be available nationwide from tomorrow August 1. Replacing the Hyundai ix35, the slightly longer and wider 2015…

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