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Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG

by Isaiah on January 8, 2014

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled their newest crossover, the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG. This all-wheel-drive compact SUV is powered by an EU 6-compliant turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder direct-injection petrol engine (w/ a three-mode seven-speed dual-clutch transmission) that delivers 265kW and 450Nm of torque. Performance-wise, the car has an electronically limited top speed of 250km/h and can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 4.8 seconds. The Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG will make its world premiere at next week’s Detroit auto show. [Car Advice]

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross Launched In Australia

by Isaiah on December 2, 2013

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Suzuki has launched their newest crossover in Australia, the SX4 S-Cross. Coming in three different trim levels: GL, GLX and GLX Prestige, this crossover is equipped with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder petrol engine that is mated to a five-speed manual or an optional automatic continuously variable transmission (CVT). Prices ranging from $22,990 for the GL 2WD manual model and goes up to $34,990 for the GLX Prestige CVT model. [Car Advice]

Audi RS Q3 Gets Pricing In The UK

by Isaiah on September 6, 2013 · 1 comment

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The all new Audi RS Q3 has just been priced in the UK. This small performance crossover is now available for order in the UK for a starting price of 43,000 GBP (about $67,236) OTR. Just a bit of info, the RS Q3 is powered by a 2.5-liter TFSI five-cylinder engine that outputs 310 PS and 420 Nm of torque (0-62mph in 5.5 seconds with a top speed of 155mph). [Autoevolution]

Volvo V40 Cross Country Hits Australia

by Isaiah on August 28, 2013 · 6 comments

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Volvo has just announced the availability of their new crossover in Australia, the V40 Cross Country. The car is available in two different models including the D4 Luxury with a powerful diesel 2-liter engine that outputs 130 kW and 400 Nm of torque (0-100 km/h in 8.3 seconds) and the T5 AWD with a 2-liter turbo petrol engine that outputs 187 kW and 360 Nm of torque (0-100 km/h in 6.4 seconds). The D4 Luxury is priced at AU$47,990 (about $43,037), while the T5 AWD is sold at AU$52,990 (about $47,521). [Autoevolution]

Suzuki-SX4-S-Cross

The all new Suzuki SX4 S-Cross has just been priced in the UK. Coming in four different trim levels including SZ3, SZ4, SZ-T and SZ5, this crossover is available in two different engine options: a 1.6-liter petrol with 120 HP and 156 Nm of torque (w/ either a five-speed manual or a CVT) and a 1.6-liter diesel with 120 HP and 320 Nm of torque (w/ a six-speed manual and a start-stop system). The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross will go on sale from October 1st and will be priced from 14,999 GBP (about $22,815). [Autoevolution]

Infiniti QX60 Hybrid

by Isaiah on March 11, 2013 · 3 comments

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Infiniti has unveiled their newest crossover, the QX60 Hybrid. Available in both front- and all-wheel-drive layouts, this seven-seater combines a supercharged 2.5-liter petrol engine, a 15kW electric motor and a lithium-ion battery with a CVT for a total power output of 186kW. The Infiniti QX60 Hybrid will be available in the US in Q2, 2013. [Car Advice]