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The Shortlist: What convertible should I buy with a budget up to $130k?

Howard has around $130,000 to spend in his hunt for a fun second car with some summertime feel, joining the family hauler.  Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision...

2018 Audi A5 & S5 Cabriolet pricing and specs

Audi has launched its latest generation of the A5 and S5 Cabriolet models with pricing starting from $83,490 for the base model, reaching to $119,111 for the performance-focussed S5 soft-top. Based on the recently launched Audi A5 and S5 coupes, the soft-top variants carry a premium of more than $13,000 compared to their hardtop equivalents, but also gain additional specification, as well as that fully automatic roof...

2011-2016 Audi A4, A5, A6 recalled for fire risk - UPDATE

Update - The original version of this article showed a current-generation 'B9' Audi A4, which isn't affected by the recall Audi has recalled 2252 vehicles across its 2011 to 2016 A4, A5 and A6 lines over concerns a faulty coolant pump could pose a fire risk. The German luxury marque reports foreign particles in the coolant could lead to a blockage in the additional coolant pump, causing the pump to overheat...

CarAdvice podcast 52: Happy birthday to us!

It's been 12 months since the CarAdvice podcast began, and we celebrate with a bumper edition! A cardboard car has been made in its honour (admittedly with no bumpers), and you can check out some clowning-around photos at the bottom of this article...

2017 Audi A5 Sportback, S5 Sportback pricing and specs: New range brings faster hero model

Audi's all-new Audi A5 and S5 Sportback models have just landed in Australia with a starting price of under $70,000 (before on-road costs). The four model range includes one four-cylinder diesel, one four-cylinder petrol and a six-cylinder petrol engine. Kicking off from $69,900 (plus on-road costs) for the A5 Sportback 2...

2017 Audi A5 Coupe pricing and specs

The 2017 Audi A5 Coupe range has arrived in Australia, with the four-ring brand offering plenty of kit for its two-door, four-seat, style-focused model. The three-model Audi A5 range will start off from an attractive $69,900 (all prices plus on-road costs) for the entry-level front-drive 2.0TFSI petrol, while the other petrol 2...

Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq, Volvo S90 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The new Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq and Volvo S90 have all been given five-star safety ratings by independent crash testing authority ANCAP this week. With the S90 already on sale here, the A5 and Ioniq have been awarded the top safety scores ahead of their launches Down Under, while the smaller Hyundai i20 - which is sold in New Zealand but not Australia - fell short of the full five stars, achieving only four...

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

Euro NCAP: Audi Q2, A5, Ford Edge, Hyundai Ioniq, Peugeot 3008 score five stars for safety

Euro NCAP, sister organisation to the Australian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has released safety ratings for some of the latest models from numerous brands, including the Audi Q2, Ford Edge, Hyundai Ioniq and Suzuki Ignis...

2017 Audi A5, S5 Cabriolets revealed

The second-generation 2017 Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolets have been revealed this week, joining the Coupe and Sportback bodies in the line-up. While the new car looks very similar to the model that preceded it, the new A5 and S5 Cabriolets wear a sharper and more angular design that has already been adopted by their Coupe and Sportback siblings, along with other new-generation models in the company’s new-generation range including the A4, Q5, Q7, TT and R8...

2017 Audi A5 Sportback, S5 Sportback revealed for Paris motor show

The new-generation 2017 Audi A5 Sportback has been revealed today, ahead of its world premiere at next month's Paris motor show. As expected, and as with the outgoing range, the new A5 Sportback's styling mirrors that of its two-door sibling - revealed and driven by CarAdvice just months ago...