Skoda’s Scout not only now comes with twin-clutch auto DSG transmission, the Czech carmaker advises 2011 models get integrated Bluetooth in the navigation system as standard. Nice.
Holden is reviving the Thunder badge on its ute line-up, spruiking it as part of the 60th anniversary of Holden’s 1951 Ute. Holden says there’s an extra $3000 worth of gear on the Thunder models, which will be available with the 3.6-litre V6 as well as the 6.0-litre V8. Equipped with either a six-speed manual transmission or optional sixspeed auto, the Thunder Ute range starts at $34,990.
Land Rover has announced new Range Rover Evoque pricing in the UK. The svelte new Landie starts from $43,290 for an eD4 Pure 5-door manual 2WD model, with the equivalent of the 4WD priced at $44,450.
Mazda Motorsport is celebrating its 2011 Targa Tasmania success with Brendan Reeves and Rhiannon Smyth winning the Showroom class in a Mazda3 MPS.