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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 16, 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 16, 2017? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.


The Holden Astra Sportwagon has been confirmed for Australia. It will join the hatch and sedan here, but an official launch date is yet to be confirmed.

MORE: 2018 Holden Astra Sportwagon confirmed for late 2017 launch

The updated Ford Ranger and Everest have been spied testing in Victoria and it seems there are some exciting new tech features on the way.

MORE: 2018 Ford Ranger and Everest spied testing: AEB and new tech coming

Planning is underway for the next-generation Mitsubishi Triton and Nissan Navara, which will share the same underpinnings and components, thanks to the recent alliance between the brands.

MORE: Mitsubishi Triton and Nissan Navara co-development plans already in the works

Pirelli has announced it is working with Infiniti to develop tyres for the Q60 Project Black S program, sparking speculation the concept that was unveiled in Geneva this year could go into production.

MORE: Infiniti Q60 Project Black S, Pirelli deal hints at progress on potential BMW M4 rival

The 2018 Hyundai Kona has been officially revealed and it’s set to be released in Korea later this month before arriving in Australian showrooms around late September.

MORE: 2018 Hyundai Kona revealed, photos and Australian details

The Range Rover Velar isn’t due to launch till the end of the year, but full Australian pricing has surfaced. The 42 variants will range between $70,950 and $169,150 before on-road costs.

MORE: 2018 Range Rover Velar, full pricing revealed

Pre-production prototypes of the new Tesla Model 3 have been posted online, while a specification sheet supplied to Tesla employees has reportedly been leaked.

MORE: 2018 Tesla Model 3 spied and specifications leaked

The most high-performance Audi convertible ever has been revealed – check out the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus.

MORE: 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus revealed

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