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New car diary for June 2007

Make: Audi

Model: TT - Roadster

Released: Jun 2007

Audi's second-generation TT Roadster features the same front-end sculpting as its hard-top donor vehicle, but adds a retractable fabric roof. On sale in Australia in June, the front-drive is powered by a 147kW direct-injection 2.0-litre turbo, while the all-wheel-drive quattro offers a 184kW 3.2-litre V6.
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Make: Honda

Model: Civic - Type R

Released: Jun 2007

Australian small car buyers may have to wait until June 2007 before being able to buy the Civic Euro hatchback. Currently only built at Honda’s Swindon plant in England, the Euro hatch is a version of the current UH Civic sedan, although the two actually share very few common parts.
read more about the Honda Civic

Make: Land Rover

Model: Freelander

Released: Jun 2007

Land Rover's vital MkII Freelander is due on sale here in June. As announced at Melbourne, LR's compact SUV will be priced from $49,990 for the base Si6 SE (with a 171kW 3.2-litre petrol six), rising to $51,990 for the Td4 (118kW 2.2-litre turbo-diesel) and $55,990/$57,990 for the HSE (petrol/diesel).
read more about the Land Rover Freelander

Make: Dodge

Model: Nitro

Released: Jun 2007

The second Dodge contender after the Caliber will be the Nitro, due on sale here around mid-2007. Loosely based on the Jeep Cherokee platform, the Nitro is a separate-chassis mid-sized 4WD wagon powered by V6 petrol and diesel engines. Prices are likely to start at about $40,000.
read more about the Dodge Nitro

Make: Audi

Model: A3 - S3

Released: Jun 2007

Following the S versions of the two big sedans comes the small hot-hatch S3. Under the bonnet of the quattro three-door hatch is a 195kW/350Nm version of Audi's 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder engine, enabling the little S3 to sprint from standstill to 100km/h in a claimed 5.7 seconds.
read more about the Audi A3

Make: Ford

Model: Fiesta - XR4

Released: Jun 2007

Ford has registered the XR4, which could point to a hot 2.0-litre Fiesta late in the year. But Ford will not say when or even if. If it does arrive it will be close to the Peugeot 206 GTi prices, so around $30,000.
read more about the Ford Fiesta

Make: Aston Martin

Model: Vantage - V8 Roadster

Released: Jun 2007

Aston Martin previewed its first direct rival for the Porsche 911 Cabriolet, the V8 Vantage Roadster, at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show. The soft-topped Vantage Roadster features a hand-assembled 283kW 4.3-litre V8. First Australian deliveries will arrive here by around June 2007.
read more about the Aston Martin Vantage

Make: BMW

Model: 5 Series

Released: Jun 2007

BMW has given a mild facelift to its 5 Series sedan and wagon range. Expected on sale in Australia in the second half of 2007, external changes include an extra chrome bumper strip, wider kidney-shaped grille openings, ew headlights and a revised console, including a gearshift from the new X5.
read more about the BMW 5 Series

Make: Mahindra

Model: Scorpio - Pik-Up

Released: Jun 2007

India's Mahindra will re-enter the Australian new-vehicle market as early as mid-2007, starting with a one-tonne utility. The Scorpio Pik-Up will be offered as a 4x2 and a 4x4 in two-door single-cab, four-door dual-cab and cab-chassis configurations, powered by a 2.5-litre 74kW diesel.
read more about the Mahindra Scorpio

Make: BMW

Model: 1 Series

Released: Jun 2007

BMW has improved engine performance with its facelifted 1 Series five-door hatch. Expected to maintain its price-point when it arrives here in June, revised One has modified exterior and interior styling, a new-generation diesel, and, for petrol engines, reduced fuel consumption. BMW Oz won't take the new three-door, also revealed at Geneva in March 2007.
read more about the BMW 1 Series

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