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    Official: Melbourne Motor Show cancelled, Sydney might follow suit

    Organizers have cancelled the Melbourne Motor Show in the face of declining attendance and lackluster support from automakers. Australia has already seen shows in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth close their doors, and with Melbourne following suit, Sydney is the country's last major auto show left ...

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    Spy Shots: Aussies developing Ford Falcon GT-H

    Ford FPV Falcon GT-H spy shots - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Word on the web is that there's something big brewing from Ford Performance Vehicles. The Australian team responsible for building some of the meanest factory Blue Oval beasts down under has been rumored to be slaving away ...

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    Melbourne 2009: Limited edition HSV Senator unveiled

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    In conjunction with the 2009 Melbourne Motor Show, HSV has announced the release of a special-edition Senator super-sedan. A less-expensive ( $69,990 AU – about $44,600 USD) alternative to the pricier, more lavishly-equipped Senator ...

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    GM officially debuts Holden Cruze, shows off Australian Volt

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    Late last year Holden, the Australian arm of General Motors, announced it would be getting a new small sedan based on the global platform underpinning the Chevy Cruze. At the time, it was assumed that the Holden would feature revised ...

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    Melbourne 2009: FPV F6 E Concept tests the waters

    Click above for a gallery of the FPV F6 E concept
    The Blue Oval's FPV F6 is relentlessly awesome. Loud colors. Alice Cooper eye makeup. Blistering, turbocharged inline-six power. It drops the full musclecar ethos onto a completely modern Australian performance sedan. We love it, but it may not ...

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    Melbourne 2009: Toyota HC-CV (Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle)

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of Toyota Australia's FC-CV
    Next year, Toyota Australia will begin local production of the Camry Hybrid. To celebrate this (and drum up some PR), Toyota Style Australia has created the HC-CV (Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle) for the 2009 Melbourne Motor Show. What is ...

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    REPORT: Sydney Motor Show scrapped, Melbourne to go on

    Eight automotive brands failed to make the trip to this year's Detroit Auto Show. Compare that to last year's Sydney Auto Show in Australia, where eighteen brands declined the offer to showcase their wares, and you might conclude that things in Cobo Hall really aren't that bad. The shortfall of ...

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    Australian Badass: HSV W427 unveiled in Melbourne

    Click image for a hi-res gallery of the HSV W427The modern American auto show circuit has turned into a series of venues at which automakers try to out-green or out-crossover each other, with the occasional fire-breather thrown in. Down in Australia, it's like the late 60s or early 70s, with a ...

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    TRD HiLux to make official debut in Melbourne. Honest.

    Click image for a hi-res gallery of the production TRD HiLuxToyota Australia is finally ready to unleash TRD HiLux. The concept version bowed a year ago, and while the production truck was shown at the Brisbane show earlier this month (supposedly its "official" debut), the officially official debut ...

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    Melbourne '08 Preview: Holden to unveil Z06-powered super HSV sedan

    Today at the Melbourne Auto Show in Australia, GM's Holden subsidiary is rumored to debut a new super sedan based on the Commodore and developed by its highly capable Holden Special Vehicles division. The exact nomenclature to be affixed to the sedan's flanks is unknown, but we expect a suitably ...

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    E-vade track tool unveiled ahead of Melbourne Motor Show

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the E-Vade.We've already seen some shots of Australia's own Ariel Atom/KTM X-Bow contender, but the mom and pop operation from Down Under has officially unveiled its E-Vade track car ahead of the Melbourne Motor Show.The glorified go-kart looks like it came out ...

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    Melbourne: Toyota shows off TRD versions of Aurion sedan and HiLux pickup

    Click image for TRD Aurion gallery. TRD HiLux gallery below.TRD didn't just show off its new Corolla-based rally car at the Melbourne Motor Show. The Aussie wing of Toyota's factory motorsports arm also pulled the sheets off a new production car, the TRD Aurion, and a near-production-looking ...

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    Toyota unveils Corolla Super 2000 rally car

    Click for high-res photo galleryToyota has a lot going on at the Melbourne Motor Show this week. In addition to the unveilings of the TRD Aurion, TRD HiLux and the Aussie debut of the new Corolla (right), a new Super 2000-spec rally car is also on hand, resplendent in red-and-white TRD livery. 2006 ...

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    Australians get track-tuned FPV Falcon GT 40th Anniversary model

    Click above for hires galleryAustralia's FPV (Ford Performance Vehicles) is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the original Ford Falcon GT with a special 200-car limited edition. The FPV Falcon GT 40th Anniversary is powered by Ford's Boss 290 5.4L V8. The 290 in its name refers to its power ...


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