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New car diary for January 2011

Make: Jeep

Model: Grand Cherokee

Released: Jan 2011

Chrysler's redesigned 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee scores a new monocoque chassis, a spacious new interior with more premium soft-touch materials and three Vee engines: a new 209kW 3.6-litre petrol V6 and revised 268kW 5.7-litre HEMI petrol V8.
read more about the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Make: BMW

Model: 5 Series - Touring

Released: Jan 2011

The 520d sedan and wagon and the 535d sedan should further increase the popularity of BMW's diesel models. The straight-six 535d diesel will deliver 220kW and 600Nm of torque to propel the 5 Series to 100km/h in under six seconds. Meanwhile, the M Sport package will preview the look of the upcoming all-new M5 performance sedan.
read more about the BMW 5 Series

Make: Alfa Romeo

Model: Spider - 1750 TBi

Released: Jan 2011

Italian coupe and roadster models’ swansong features the addition of the Fiat group’s punchy 1742cc petrol engine.
read more about the Alfa Romeo Spider

Make: Kia

Model: Optima

Released: Jan 2011

As successor to the Magentis, the "car people will simply not expect from Kia" promises luxury, a rewarding drive and will launch in Platinum spec powered by a 2.4-litre petrol engine. Later in the year, Kia may introduce lower-specification Si and SLi variants fitted with a 2.0-litre petrol engine, followed by a hybrid in late 2012.
read more about the Kia Optima

Make: Geely

Model: MK

Released: Jan 2011

China’s Geely Automobile will open for business in Australia by launching a 1.5-litre Corolla-sized Geely MK sedan and five-door hatch small car in Western Australia only, early in 2011. Powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine mated to either a four-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission, it will be priced competitively with Korean small cars.
read more about the Geely MK

Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - GTS

Released: Jan 2011

The 911 Carrera GTS will be available in both coupe and cabriolet body styles and come engine and chassis upgrades compared to the Carrera S on which it is based. The GTS also runs a more powerful (300kW) version of the 283kW 3.8-litre direct-injection flat six from the latest Carrera S, making it almost as powerful as the GT3, which has 320kW.
read more about the Porsche 911

Make: Nissan

Model: X-Trail

Released: Jan 2011

Nissan revealed a simpler, lighter and more economical 2WD X-Trail variant at the 2010 Sydney motor show, priced well below $30,000 to compete in the growing front-drive compact SUV sector.
read more about the Nissan X-Trail

Make: Nissan

Model: Navara - ST-X 550

Released: Jan 2011

The range-topping Navara ST-X 550 will bring class-leading performance to the Nissan stable thanks to the new V9X engine, which comes as a result of Nissan’s alliance with Renault and offers 170kW of power at 3750rpm and 550Nm of torque from just 1750rpm.
read more about the Nissan Navara

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