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New car diary for June 2010

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Golf - R hatch

Released: Jun 2010

The most powerful Golf ever, usurping the existing Mk5 R32, the Golf R will ditch the six-cylinder engine for Volkswagen’s high-performance EA113 2.0-litre TSI four-cylinder petrol unit pumping out 199kW/350Nm, but will keep a variation of the Haldex part-time all-wheel drive system in lieu of the GTI/GTD’s front-wheel drive layout
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Make: Volkswagen

Model: Golf - GTD

Released: Jun 2010

The Golf GTD is VW’s first true diesel-powered performance Golf, replacing the short-lived Golf V GT TDI. Powered by VW’s 125kW/350Nm 2.0-litre DOHC 16-valve turbo-diesel, is available in six-speed manual and (DSG) automatic forms. The GTD runs 17-inch alloys and comes with GTI headlights, grille and bumpers.
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Make: Subaru

Model: Forester - 2.0D

Released: Jun 2010

Subaru Australia had hoped to launch its first turbo-diesel engine in the all-new, third-generation Forester in early 2008. But due to capacity constraints, the 110kW/350Nm 2.0-litre boxer four-cylinder powerplant has been delayed and a local release pushed out to 2010.
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Make: Maserati

Model: GranCabrio

Released: Jun 2010

Maserati’s first ever four-seater convertible the GranCabrio , has the longest wheelbase of any convertible on the market, which should deliver class-leading rear legroom for occupants of the two “proper” rear seats. Based on the GranTurismo S, the GranCabrio is powered by a 323kW/490Nm 4.7-litre V8.
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Make: Peugeot

Model: 3008

Released: Jun 2010

Peugeot small crossover in the 308 Touring-based 3008 is due locally in early 2010. The front-drive 3008 features a horizontally-split two-piece tailgate and unique cockpit-style interior. Powered initially by a 2.0-litre HDi diesel engine. Pricing for the 3008 range will start at $40,000.
read more about the Peugeot 3008

Make: Audi

Model: A5 - S5 Sportback

Released: Jun 2010

The A5 Sportback will be joined in the second half of 2010 by the S5 model. Unlike the S5 Coupe which is powered by a 4.2-litre V8 and AWD, the S5 Sportback is expected to be powered by the same 245kW/440Nm 3.0-litre V6 supercharged TFSI V6 unit as the S5 Cabriolet, driving all four wheels.
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