The Drive Five: Lexus’ hybrid Toyota GR 86 and the other stories you might have missed – 23 June 2021

As we continue toward a single publishing platform, some great news stories are being published on both CarAdvice and Drive. If you’re a keen reader of CarAdvice, you might be missing out on some of the unique, first-to-run content we’re publishing over on Drive. Here are the best stories published on the Drive website so far this week: Whispers suggest Lexus is considering an entry-level UC sports coupe, based on the upcoming Toyota GR 86. Ben Zachariah

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Audi to phase out combustion engines outside of China by 2033, last all-new combustion model to debut in 2025

Audi has outlined its plans to end production of internal combustion engines in most markets by 2033, as part of its plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Authenticating reports from earlier this week, Audi has confirmed its last all-new, combustion-engined vehicle will enter production in 2025 – likely to be a next-generation version of the A6 or A8 sedans, or Q3 small or Q8 large SUVs, using the brand’s seven- to eight-year life cycles as a guide.

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2022 Dacia Duster facelift revealed

The facelifted 2022 Dacia Duster SUV has been unveiled in Europe – a model that’s likely to be high on the wish list for Dacia’s slated Australian launch in 2022. Dacia – a Romanian budget brand owned by Renault – has treated the Duster to a revised exterior design in line with its latest Sandero and Logan models, plus new interior technology and the addition of a dual-clutch automatic transmission.

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