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James Ward

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Riding the rail trails: Melbourne to Yea in the Holden Trax LTZ

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Riding the rail trails: Melbourne to Yea in the Holden Trax LTZ

Popular theory may suggest that working at CarAdvice requires staff to subscribe to a somewhat Orwellian mantra of “four-wheels good, two-wheels bad”. And while we all do tend to live and breathe cars, the love and respect for bi-roller’d contraptions couldn’t be greater...

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2016 Fiat 500X Lounge Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Fiat 500X Lounge Review

Cheap and cheery? Well.. cheery at least. The Fiat 500X Lounge SUV asks a premium price, but is it a premium option?

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$38,000

BMW M3 30 Jahre celebrates three decades since the legendary E30 M3
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BMW M3 30 Jahre celebrates three decades since the legendary E30 M3

This year, the BMW M3 ticks over three decades old. To celebrate, BMW has announced the limited-edition M3 30 Jahre ('30 years') model. The M3 30 Jahre is based on the $144,900 M3 Competition pack sedan, which, with 331kW and 550Nm is already up 14kW on the standard M3 - the 30th Anniversary M3 features some exclusive highlights...


2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design: Long-term report one
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design: Long-term report one

Why go to IKEA when all the best bits can come to you? The 2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design joins the CarAdvice family.

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$122,950

40 years of M: a quick look at the history of BMW Motorsport

40 years of M: a quick look at the history of BMW Motorsport

For the past 40 years, the letter M has signified something special beneath the blue and white BMW badge. And now, with the addition of the M2, BMW’s M-car range is at its most diverse ever. But, what makes these tri-colour road warriors so special? Established in 1972 to support BMW’s motorsport activities, the M division initially turned its attention to the iconic E9 3...


2016 HSV Maloo LSA Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 HSV Maloo LSA Review

James cuts loose with the ultimate Australian sports coupe: the HSV Maloo.

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$79,490

2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 416 LWB Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 416 LWB Review

We go extra-large and take the LWB Mercedes-Benz Sprinter out and about.

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$66,760

2016 Holden Colorado LS-X Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Holden Colorado LS-X Review

Does shifting the value equation make the Holden Colorado a better proposition? The $37,990 drive-away LS-X says yes...

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$37,990

Exploring Mulholland Drive: Top down in LA in a Mazda MX-5

Exploring Mulholland Drive: Top down in LA in a Mazda MX-5

It’s a name almost as well known as the city itself – Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles, California. A 15-odd mile (24km) stretch of historic tarmac that winds its way from a defunct Nike nuclear missile silo in Encino to the 101 Freeway in Hollywood...


2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review: Long-term ownership report one
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review: Long-term ownership report one

We put our money where our mouth is and BUY a Volkswagen Golf GTI

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$43,490

2016 Lexus GS F Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Lexus GS F Review

Lexus turns up the wick on the conservative GS sedan, by shoving a great big V8 under the bonnet. So how does the 2016 GS F pull it all together?

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$148,800

Hyundai Elantra recalled for airbag software issue
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Hyundai Elantra recalled for airbag software issue

The fourth-generation Hyundai Elantra has been recalled for an airbag control unit software update. Sold in Australia between 2006 and 2010, the recall affects 5296 HD model Hyundai Elantra models built between January 2, 2008 and August 22, 2009. Hyundai notes the airbags (both driver and passenger) could deploy when not required, which could cause injury - not to mention a hell of a fright - for occupants...


2016 Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium Review

Now updated to include the Eyesight driver assist system, is the 2016 Subaru Outback diesel the pick of the bunch?


2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe Review

Much more than a two-door C-Class sedan, the new C-Class coupe is a genuine junior GT

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$65,900

2016 Jaguar XF S Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Jaguar XF S Review

Big, beautiful and unmistakably a Jag, does the 2016 XF 35t have it where it counts to be a truly great sports sedan?

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$128,200