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New car diary for July 2013

Make: BMW

Model: Z4

Released: Jul 2013

BMW’s Z4 roadster will receive a minor update with some subtle cosmetic changes, including new LED headlights, redesigned vents and new alloy wheels. New colours and more customisation options will also be on offer for the sporty convertible when it arrives in Australia in the middle of the year.
read more about the BMW Z4

Make: Audi

Model: A5 - RS5 Cabriolet

Released: Jul 2013

A drop-top version of Audi’s RS5 performance coupe will arrive in Australia in July with the same 4.2-litre FSI V8 as the coupe and RS4 Avant. Expect a 0-100km/h time of 4.9 seconds when the convertible lands on Australian shores.
read more about the Audi A5

Make: Opel

Model: Zafira

Released: Jul 2013

Next-generation people mover from GM's German subsidiary is not yet confirmed as part of Australian brand launch, but local sale is likely. Has "lounge-on-wheels" design and a raft of technological features.
read more about the Opel Zafira

Make: BMW

Model: 6 Series - M6 Gran Coupe

Released: Jul 2013

BMW’s M6 Gran Coupe will become the German marque’s fastest four-door car when it arrives in the third quarter of the year, beating the M5 sedan. Expect a price tag in the $300,000 range for the M6, which will be powered by Beemer’s 4.4-litre V8 and will race to 100km/h in 4.2 seconds, 0.1 second quicker than the M5.
read more about the BMW 6 Series

Make: Lexus

Model: IS

Released: Jul 2013

Lexus replaces its aging IS sedan mid-year with a new-generation model that will be available with a hybrid powertrain for the first time. With a design based on the LF-CC Coupe concept from the 2012 Paris motor show, the new IS will also feature new technology such as an eight-speed automatic transmission and a pop-up bonnet for pedestrian safety.
read more about the Lexus IS

Make: Mini

Model: Paceman - John Cooper Works

Released: Jul 2013

Mini’s Paceman crossover coupe gets the John Cooper Works treatment mid year, with the all-wheel drive JCW variant getting the same 160kM/280Nm 1.6-litre turbo engine as the Countryman JCW. It will be mated to a six-speed manual or optional six-speed auto with paddle shifters and race from 0-100km/h in 6.9 seconds.
read more about the Mini Paceman

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