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The business end of the all-business Ferrari 488 Pista, spotted yesterday in Williamstown. This is possibly the first customer delivered Pista in the state, and has been specced in the launch colours and stripe. Something we Aussies can be proud of is the carbon wheel option for the Pista - they’re made right here in Victoria. The Pista has the most powerful Ferrari V8 ever, and is made up of 50% new parts over a standard 488 GTB. Aero has been reworked significantly too, as you can see here - the rear spoiler generates 25% more downforce, and the rear diffuser has taken direct influence from the 488 GTE endurance race car with active aero flaps on the underside. Keep your eyes peeled for more to come, as well as the Pista Spider... Keen-eyed spotting, @tezbryant_
Old school cool in the form of a 1997 Lamborghini Diablo VT down on the Mornington Peninsula. Let's hope the Aventador looks this good 22 years down the track!
What a photo, thanks @rickydagger.
Hottest car to hit Melbourne in 2019? We think so. Spotted for the first time in Sorrento, it's an epic 2019 Ferrari 812 Superfast with a Tour de France Blue exterior and Bordeaux (burgundy) interior. It's the new stablemate of a silver 458 Speciale Aperta.
Great photo thanks to @motoheaven!
'Tough', an adjective we've not used before, but if ever there was a car deserving of it, it's this Lamborghini Huracán Performante spotted in Cape Schanck yesterday.
Nicely spotted, @james.libaa!
Ferrari's all-new Portofino is a gorgeous car, there's no doubting it. From $440k, it's also Ferrari's most affordable offering, a good entry point to the brand for many customers (just like the California T which preceded it).
Great find at Chadstone, @dipnesh.bevs!
Coining its own genre, Lamborghini heralds that its Urus is a ‘SSUV’ - a ‘Super Sport Utility Vehicle’ - and that’s probably not far off the mark. Behind that angry face lies a brutish 4L twin-turbo V8, able to push out 478kW and 850Nm - giving the plus-size SSUV supercar-esque performance: 3.6 seconds to 100km/h puts it only four-tenths of a second slower than its leaner Huracan sibling - with an extra 650kgs. It’s not all Italian, however; it shares its VW platform with the Bentley Bentayga, Porsche Cayenne, and Audi Q7/8, but that’s probably not a bad thing - it’s certainly unequivocally Italian to the eye! Thanks for the submission, @ben_schneider!
Our first feature of this brand new Aston Martin Vantage spotted down in Sorrento. 
Thanks for the photo, @pouzas!
The first Rolls Royce SUV produced: the Cullinan, spotted in Sorrento yesterday.  Named after the largest diamond ever found, it may be big, but whether you think it’s as pretty as a diamond is up to you... According to Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO of Rolls Royce, no-one worldwide has bought a base-model Cullinan; every single one sold features some sort of option combination.  This might not seem that shocking, until you realise that (according to Rolls Royce) bespoke options add on average around 40% to the base price of the Cullinan, which in Australia sits around $685,000.  Thanks for the shot @mike.holman52, as well as Simon Micuik for the submission via Facebook message.
Lamborghinis Huracán, one Arancio Anthaeus (matte orange) Performante, and one Nero Nemesis (matte black) LP610. The pair were spotted near Lake Eildon on Wednesday, and appear to be visiting from NSW. 
Great pic, @benjamin._.kemp!
Reflections galore on one of the latest Porsche 911 991.2 GT2 RS’s to arrive in Melbourne spotted in Bayswater yesterday! This makes three in black, all fitted with the Weissach package.
A couple of brightly coloured ones are due to hit the roads in the next week or so, too. Keep your eyes peeled!
Thanks for the find, @nathfuller_!
A well camouflaged Porsche 911 (991.2) GT3 on the Monash Freeway. The colour is not called concrete, but rather Crayon. 
Great shot, @robbiezan!
Does it get any tougher than this? This is the only Mercedes Benz G500 4x4² (or at least, what appears to be) in Victoria, and possibly even Australia, spotted on the weekend down in Sorrento. What is essentially a G63 AMG 6x6 crammed onto four wheels, regrettably none that we know of (bar this one) made it to Australia. With a whopping 450mm ground clearance, plus a 310kW/610Nm 4L V8, it’s certainly one of the more capable Mercs off-road (albeit weighing in at a heavyweight 2996kgs). If you’re after attention-grabbing looks, then this is probably the car; although at 2.25m high you may struggle to get into a garage or carpark... Thanks for the Facebook submission, Jeremy Kerner!