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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 2, 2017


Welcome to the News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia’s new-car market.

Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews.

What happened in the week ending June 2, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.



The new second-generation Volvo XC60 will be initially offered with three drivetrain options each with three trim levels, bringing more technology, fresh interiors and extra space to the party when it launches in Australia in October.

MORE: 2018 Volvo XC60 initial details confirmed for Australian launch


The Ford Focus RS Option Pack adds mechanical and cosmetic upgrades to the already manic standard Focus RS.

MORE: Ford Focus RS Option Pack adds LSD, black highlights


Renault Australia says it has no plans to bring the little Renault Zoe electric vehicle to Australia, but new government registration details could suggest otherwise.

MORE: Renault Zoe Australian launch hinted at as new government approval details surface


In other Renault news, a new photograph of the next-gen Megane RS has been leaked online.

MORE: 2018 Renault Megane RS side profile leaked


It seems Volkswagen is working on high-performance R versions of its SUV models, the brand confirming that several R models are in development thanks to customer demand.

MORE: Volkswagen eyeing hot R badged SUVs, report


Speculative renderings of the upcoming BMW 8 Series have surfaced online, offering one artist’s view of what a Commodore-style ute version of the concept could look like.

MORE: BMW M8 ute and Gran Coupe – so much want for a fast pickup truck


Mercedes-AMG is poised to hit global sales of 100,000 in 2017 after a nearly 45 per cent increase in 2016.

MORE: Mercedes-AMG set to crack 100,000 sales for the first time ever


The Ferrari Museum of Maranello has opened to new exhibitions to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the iconic Italian brand.

MORE: Ferrari celebrates 70th anniversary at Maranello museum


Worth a rumoured 17 million dollars, the one-off bespoke Rolls-Royce Sweptail was unveiled over the weekend.

MORE: Rolls-Royce Sweptail one-off debuts in Italy


And Italian tyre manufacturer Pirelli launched its range of colour edition tyres that will be available to order in four standard colours or customers can choose their own shade.

MORE: Pirelli colour edition tyres in Australia from September to be air-freighted

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