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    Official: Melbourne Motor Show cancelled, Sydney might follow suit
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    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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    Report: New Lexus LF-LC concept to debut Down Under
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    If you haven't seen enough of the Norelco-inspired Lexus concept from this year's Detroit show, just wait until October. The Australian International Motor Show has formally announced that Lexus will be bringing a hybrid coupe concept to the Sydney show floor, reportedly another version of the ...

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    Mercedes shows C63 and SLS AMG specials in Australia
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    Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Concept 358 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You may not have guessed it on your own – we probably wouldn't have, either – but Australia ranks as the fifth largest market worldwide for Mercedes-Benz. And yet all the exciting show cars are almost ...

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    Lexus CT 200h F Sport unveiled in Sydney
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    Lexus CT 200h F Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lexus is serious about pitching the CT 200h as a sportier alternative to most hybrids. Thing is, like the Honda CR-Z, the CT doesn't really live up to that hype. That won't stop Lexus from beefing things up a bit, though. To ...

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    Subaru Forester S-Edition concept points towards sporty new model for 2011
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    Subaru Forester S-Edition concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Sydney Motor Show doesn't grab the full attention of the global media like Paris or Geneva, though this latest bit of news from Subaru certainly piques our interest. We had heard rumblings of a more potent Subaru ...

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    Hotter Subaru Forester in the works?
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    Scooby fans down under might get the first look at an STI version of the Subaru Forester meant for global markets. It's only speculation at this point, but Subaru has said it will bring a "sporty SUV," and the Sydney Morning Herald figures an additionally boosted Forester makes the most sense. ...

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    REPORT: Sydney Motor Show scrapped, Melbourne to go on
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    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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    FPV GT 5th Anniversary edition unveiled in Sydney
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the FPV 5th Anniversary model
    Ford Performance Vehicles, otherwise known as FPV, is celebrating its fifth birthday as being the sharp end of Ford Australia's performance stick. FPV presented itself with a gift at this week's Australian International Motor Show ...

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    HSV unveils 40th Anniversary GTS, SV08 in Sydney
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    Click above for hi-res gallery of the HSV SV08
    It's anniversary time in Oz for HSV, Holden's high-performance division. That means stripes, stickers, commemorative badges and a pair of new unveilings at the Sydney Motor Show. In HSV's case, at least, the extra pieces of flair go on fire-breathing, ...

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    Sydney 2007: Aussie-only 281 HP Mazda3 MPS Extreme
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    Click image for hi-res gallery var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/motorsport/Aussies_get_exclusive_281_horsepower_Mazda3_MPS_Extreme'; You know how the Mazdaspeed3 is a pretty spiffy package, what with its 263 horses and 280 lb-ft of torque? The Australians have a better one. I know, I know -- ...

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    Sydney 2007: FPV GT Cobra strikes!
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    Click image for photo galleryWe brought you word on the new FPV Cobra last week, and today it was officially unveiled at the Sydney Motor Show. Everything we told you already still holds true, so here's a quick refresher: Available in both sedan and ute bodystyles 5.4L BOSS 302 V8 (302 ...

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    Volkswagen Touareg R50: Stump pulling in style
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    Click the image above for a gallery of high-res pics of the Touareg R50.After releasing a teaser last week, Volkswagen finally let loose official details about the Touareg R50 before its debut at the Sydney Motor Show this Sunday. VW tweaked the ECU to huff extra boost into the twin-turbo'd ...

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    Officially Official: Toyota debuts 8th generation Land Cruiser
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    click above image for more pics of the 8th generation Toyota Land CruiserWe've already seen Toyota's 8th generation Land Cruiser thanks to a slip by the automaker's Honduran division, but that won't take away the company's pleasure of officially debuting the vehicle today ahead of its public reveal ...

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    Hyundai Sonata SXi Concept could be in Oz in a year
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    Click to enlargePresented to gauge interested in a possible sporty model, Hyundai unveiled its Sonata SXi concept in Sydney this week. Powered by the optional 3.3-liter V6 in stock form, the SXi features an upgraded suspension, a brake upgrade with red-painted calipers, new wheels and tires, and a ...

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    Sydney Special: Toyota Aurion Sports Concept
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    Click for photo galleryToyota is teasing Aussie customers with a very hot-looking show car that takes the new Aurion in a very sporty direction. The car is purely a styling exercise, so there's no news regarding any newfound goodness underhood, but Toyota Australia is careful to note that many of ...

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    Mitsubishi may build supercharged Galant for Aussies
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    click on image to enlargeThe Mitsubishi 380 sold in Australia is basically a version of the Galant sedan sold in North America with a few minor styling tweaks. The car's share the same 3.8-liter MIVEC V6 from which the Australian version gets its name, which is why we're so jealous of the ...

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    Porsche drives away from the Sydney motor show
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    Aussies hoping to see the new Porsche 911 Turbo, GT3, and Targa at the Sydney motor show should prepare to be disappointed.Thanks to the unusually high number of exhibitors scheduled for this year's event, Porsche was unable to secure the spot they initially requested. Using the alternative offered ...

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