Herald Sun - Motoring - - INSIDE LINE -


Jaguar dom­i­nates the World Car of the Year awards, tak­ing the over­all prize and the best de­sign award with its F-Pace SUV. Other cat­e­gory win­ners are Toy­ota Prius Prime for green car, Porsche Boxster-Cay­man for sports car, BMW i3 ur­ban and Mercedes S-Class lux­ury.


The Chevro­let Corvette, which is still tipped as a Holden per­for­mance head­liner, goes fur­ther than most cars in keep­ing track of it­self. It has a dash­board log for the num­ber of hours the en­gine has run from its first start-up, as well as the cu­mu­la­tive to­tal of life­time en­gine rev­o­lu­tions.


The SUV-led re­newal at Volvo is pick­ing up pace af­ter the next XC60’s re­turn ap­pear­ance at the New York mo­tor show to tease Amer­i­can buy­ers. The XC60 is set for Aus­tralia at the end of this year with petrol and diesel propul­sion plus the T8 Twin-En­gine plug-in hy­brid.

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