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New car diary for February 2008

Make: Suzuki

Model: Grand Vitara - TDi

Released: Feb 2008

SUZUKI will launch a diesel-powered Grand Vitara powered by a Renault 1.9-litre common-rail turbo engine, early in 2008. Delivering 95kW and 300Nm, and linked to a five-speed manual gearbox only. Standard equipment will include cruise control and stability control.
read more about the Suzuki Grand Vitara

Make: BMW

Model: X5

Released: Feb 2008

BMW will launch its most powerful diesel model ever in Australia – the twin-turbocharged X5 3.0sd – in the first quarter of 2008, priced from $102,800. The mighty 3.0-litre all-aluminium six-cylinder turbo-diesel engine pumps out a whopping 200kW at 4400rpm and 565Nm at 2000rpm.
read more about the BMW X5

Make: Smart

Model: ForTwo

Released: Feb 2008

In early 2008, the new ForTwo takes to the streets. The two-seater is brand new but looks similar to the popular model that launched Smart to the world. The new car gets a better-quality interior with a new Mitsubishi-joint-developed 62kW 1.0-litre turbo-petrol as well as a rumoured 33kW CDi turbo-diesel.
read more about the Smart ForTwo

Make: Peugeot

Model: 207 - wagon

Released: Feb 2008

Peugeot Australia will add an SW-badged wagon to its 207 compact-car range early in 2008. Set to become Australia’s first premium light-car wagon, the 207 SW will be slightly smaller than the previous Toyota Corolla wagon. although significantly larger and roomier inside than the 206 SW it replaces.
read more about the Peugeot 207

Make: Peugeot

Model: 308

Released: Feb 2008

Peugeot’s new 308 will be revealed at the 2007 IAA in Frankfurt in September, powered by the same 90kW 1.6-litre unit from the new 207. A 1.6-litre turbo unit co-developed with BMW and a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel will also be offered. Wagon and CC versions will also join the line-up.
read more about the Peugeot 308

Make: FPV

Model: F6 - X

Released: Feb 2008

FPV’s ballistic new Territory-based F6 X is due for release early in 2008. Powered by the same 270kW/550Nm turbocharged 4.0-litre DOHC inline six that powers the F6 Typhoon sedan and F6 Tornado ute. Drive will be to all four wheels via the ZF six-speed automatic transmission.
read more about the FPV F6

Make: Mazda

Model: Mazda6

Released: Feb 2008

The 'second-generation' Mazda6 is expected to be unveiled at September's Frankfurt motor show. Speculation suggests the new Six will grow in size and offer more luxury, using the same platform as the all-new Mondeo. Local release timing should be in the first quarter of 2008.
read more about the Mazda Mazda6

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