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Holden Updates VF Commodore for 2015 Model-Year


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Having been around for almost a year and a half, the Holden VF Commodore doesn’t change much for 2015.

It receives paddle shifters, some new rims for the sporty SS V Redline model as well very light sprinkling of tech and two new colors. The latter also exclusively features a Jet Black inside “with optional titanium interior highlights.”

This is Why Both Dashcams and Helmets Are Life Savers


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A little girl riding her bike at a caravan park gave herself and a motorist a nasty surprise when she slammed into the car's hood.

Aussie 1972 Ford Fairmont XA Coupe for $75k is a Tough Sale


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Australian fans of the Valiant Charger and Holden Monaro may disagree, but for the rest of the world, Ford's 1970s Falcon and its derivatives is the most well-known two-door muscle car from Down Under. That's mostly because of its role in the Mad Max franchise.

Mercedes-AMG Performance Studio Crafts Unique C63 AMG Edition 507 for Australia


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Mercedes-AMG’s Performance Studio has released photos of an exclusive model built for Mercedes-Benz Australia, a one-off C 63 AMG Edition 507.

Sweet Karma for Driver Pulling a Reckless U-Turn in Front of Unmarked Police Car


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Watch the moment a pickup truck driver almost caused an accident by making a rash U-turn in front of a grey Toyota sedan, which turned out to be an unmarked police car.

This Bird Could Be the Biggest Troll Ever


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Have you ever seen a bird troll a cyclist? Now you will in this footage provided by an Australian bicyclist who was harassed by a magpie on at least two separate occasions.

Ford Shares New Details and Photos on 2015 Falcon Facelift


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Just before the revised Falcon FG X goes on sale in November, Ford Australia released some new photos and information on the series that includes six sedans and five pickup truck versions.

New Holden HSV GTS Maloo is Mad; Has 577 HP


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HSV, Holden’s sporty vehicle arm, decided that it was a good idea to transfer the 577 / 740 Nm (545 lb-ft) V8 from the Holden HSV Gen-F GTS into the Maloo ute body shell. It resulted in the HSV GTS Maloo, probably the maddest and fastest vehicle of its type ever.

Subaru Gives BRZ a Striped Special Edition with STI Goods for Australia


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Offering additional extras on a car at a reduced price is a tried and tested way to get buyers into showrooms – just don't expect any performance upgrades from Subaru's special BRZ.

Jeremy Clarkson in GT-R Races Racy Aussie Hurdler Michelle Jenneke


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Jeremy Clarkson hopped in a Nissan GT-R and challenged Australian hurdler and 2010 Youth Olympics silver medalist Michelle Jenneke during the Top Gear Festival in Sydney.

RHD-Converted 2015 Ford F-250 from…$105,000 in Australia


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A 2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL with AWD will cost you US$33,840 (AU$36,300) in the USA, excluding delivery fees and taxes; to get the same truck in Australia, you'll pay almost three times as much.

New Mazda MX-5 May Get Range of Different Engines


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While we’re a bit skeptical as to the possibility of Mazda putting a ~110 hp 1.5-liter naturally-aspirated petrol engine under the bonnet of the upcoming MX-5/Miata (due for its reveal next week), we do think it is going to get multiple engine options.

This is the First Right-Hand Drive Ford Mustang from the Factory


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It may not sound like a big deal, but Ford hopes a right-hand drive version is the key to the Mustang finally becoming a world car.

Man Mimics Engine Sounds, Impresses VW's WRC Rally Drivers


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The man you’ll see and especially hear in the following video is probably the world’s best engine sound impressionist.

Awesome Aussies Tilt Train to Free Man's Trapped Leg


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We, humans, are a social animal, meaning that we do a whole lot more and a whole lot better when in or with the company of others.

Holden Commodore Roundabout Drift Antics Tick Off Dashcam Driver [NSFW]


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You gotta love good old fashioned Aussie swearing, especially when it comes out of the blue.

Ford Australia Gives Falcon a Last Hurrah with Redesigned XR6 and XR8


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Ford's global roll out of its corporate Aston Martin-esque grille continued today in the Land Down Under with the unveiling of the facelifted 2015 Falcon sedan in XR6 and XR8 forms.

Aussie Biker Hit from Behind Lands on Car's Roof [NSFW]


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An Australian motorcyclist who was obeying the road rules and minding his own business suddenly found himself lying on the top of the car in front of him after he was hit from behind by a careless driver.

#buymybarina is One of the Best Efforts We've Seen to Sell a Lousy Used Car, Even if...


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Usually, when someone asks us to help them sell their lackluster daily driver, we shrug our shoulders, shake our heads, and move along, but not this time…even though the motives behind the creation of the used car ad may have more to do with the viral promotion of the creative agency than the automobile itself.

Aussie Bicyclist Records Near Misses with Cars Leading Up to a Crash


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Clearly, the tense situation between automobile drivers and bicyclists sharing the roads in Australia is still very much at play – you may remember the highly publicized incident of a cyclist who crashed into an open taxi door in Melbourne a couple of months ago. In the following video, a bicyclist from Perth in Western Australia compiled footage from all of the near-misses he had over a period of a couple of months at the end of last year and which ended in an accident.