2017 Nissan Navara Suspension upgrades

2017 Nissan Navara Suspension upgrades
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Suspension upgrades aim to right the wrongs of Nissan’s commercial ute. by David McCowen Ask Nissan’s management about the latest Navara ute and they’ll tell you its engineers did not get it wrong when designing the popular pickup’s suspension.But when Nissan asked customers, sales staff, journalists and its own engineers about the machine’s divisive rear suspension arrangement, it learned the model fell short of what some people expect from a work-ready ute. The brand took a bold step with the current-shape D23 Navara in 2015, setting aside the conventional (and ancient) leaf-sprung, live axle suspension…

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New VW Polo officially revealed: mini Golf, anyone?

New VW Polo officially revealed: mini Golf, anyone?
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By CJ Hubbard ‘Good lord, the new Volkswagen Polo looks just like a miniature Golf’ – perhaps the most predictable sentiment you’ll come across in ages. But having witnessed the reveal of this all-new, sixth-generation Polo at a fancy standalone event in Berlin, we can tell you it now really does look like a miniature Golf. It’s as if the Mk7.5 spawned a Mini-Me. Not all of the angles are exactly correct, and what’s not obvious from the pictures is the sharply creased side detailing, which really stands out in…

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First look @ Jaguars E-Pace

First look @ Jaguars E-Pace
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by James Taylor The new Jaguar E-Pace will be unveiled in full on 13 July, it has been confirmed. The smallest member of Jaguar’s burgeoning Pace-themed SUV family, it will join the established F-Pace and the upcoming i-Pace electric crossover. First, Jaguar released a preview image showing part of the E-Pace’s tail, then tweeted an image showing the whole side profile of the car alongside its bigger F-Pace brother and the new i-Pace electric SUV. It’s no great surprise that the tail-lights adopt a similar family look to the F-Pace (and, in turn,…

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Renault shows off new Megane RS in Monaco

Renault shows off new Megane RS in Monaco
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Five-door layout, auto and manual options confirmed for French GTI rival. Renault has fired its first shots in a looming hot hatch battle, presenting the new Megane RS to Formula One spectators at the Monaco Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg, star driver for Renault’s F1 program, punted a mildly disguised example of the upcoming model around the circuit during a celebration of the brand’s grand prix history. The 2015 Le Mans winner seemed happy with the car, telling Renault publicists he was “hooked first time out by the excellence of its…

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New BMW 8-Series line-up, M8 super coupe #BMW #M8

New BMW 8-Series line-up, M8 super coupe #BMW #M8
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BMW’s M division has wasted little time in making public its plans for the new 8-Series by unleashing an early camouflaged prototype of its upcoming M8 in the support program for this year’s Nurburgring 24 hour race. The impromptu appearance of the M8 prototype at the circuit where much of the chassis development work on the new performance coupe is set to take place comes just two days after the Concept 8-Series design study was unveiled as a preview to the forthcoming 8-Series at the Concorso d’Eleganza in Como, Italy….

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