2022 Toyota GR 86 Convertible rendered: New sports coupe gets the angle-grinder treatment

A convertible variant of the Toyota GR 86 and twin under the skin Subaru BRZ has long been rumoured – now we know what one could look like. Following its recent and highly-publicised launch, our in-house Photoshop whiz Alex Misoyannis took the liberty of rendering a roofless rendition of the all-new sports coupe. This interpretation retains the car’s existing 2+2 seating layout, and sees a retractable soft-top stored above the boot. The front fascia and lower rear-end are unchanged.

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Ford Crown Victoria getting a 27-litre V12 tank engine swap

General Motors’ LS-series V8 engine has been a popular swap for a long time for those wanting easy and reliable power – but what do you do if you want to be a little different? One car builder in Sweden has decided his Ford Crown Victoria should instead be fitted with a 27-litre Rolls-Royce ‘Meteor’ V12, borrowed from a World War Two-era tank. Speaking to US publication Road & Track, Daniel Werner said the project was born from the heart, rather than the head.

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Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series approved by WHO as vaccine transporter

The Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series has been certified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to transport COVID-19 vaccines, thanks to a medical-grade refrigerator. With some vaccines needing to be kept at constant low temperatures to be effective, Toyota has partnered with B Medical Systems to fit a fridge in the back of the LandCruiser Troopcarrier, to help get the vaccine to some of the most remote parts of the world.

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2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS review

Blessed be the gods of displacement. German carmaker Porsche neutered the once great Cayenne GTS, stripping it of its 4.8-litre V8 heart and soul, and replacing it in 2015 with a 3.6-litre twin-turbo V6. Sure, the new V6 was more powerful than its V8 predecessor, but it lacked the personality of the older V8, castrating what was once a theatrical response to the idea of a performance SUV.

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Alfa Romeo Tonale delayed to early 2022 over plug-in hybrid performance concerns – report

The upcoming 2022 Alfa Romeo Tonale small SUV has been delayed. Sources have told industry publication Automotive News Europe the launch of Alfa Romeo’s critical new small SUV has been pushed back to early 2022, after new brand CEO Jean-Phillippe Imparato demanded “better performance” from the Tonale’s flagship plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain.

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2021 Haval H6 price and specs: Mid-size SUV priced from $30,990 drive-away

Full Australian pricing and specification details for the 2021 Haval H6 have been confirmed, as first examples of the mid-size SUV reach dealers in the coming days. As reported in March 2021, three variants of the new H6 will be offered in Australia across Premium, Lux and Ua model grades, with prices spanning from $30,990 drive-away to $38,990 drive-away – undercutting both its mid-size SUV rivals, and many from the class below.

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