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The Shortlist: Petrol, conventional auto, full-size spare wheel - easy, right?

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The Shortlist: Petrol, conventional auto, full-size spare wheel - easy, right?

Bruce is in the market for a petrol automatic vehicle to replace his much-loved Citroen C5. Let's see what we can do... 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...

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Genesis could do a new GT coupe, but smaller cars unlikely
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Genesis could do a new GT coupe, but smaller cars unlikely

There’s little chance we’ll see a hatchback from Korean luxury brand Genesis, but a sleek two-door grand tourer could make a bit more sense. That’s according to Genesis senior vice president, Manfred Fitzgerald, who told CarAdvice at the launch of the all-new Genesis G70 sedan that the conventional passenger car range is complete...


Genesis global expansion underway
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Genesis global expansion underway

Korean luxury brand Genesis has its eyes on a big-scale global expansion, well beyond the Korean and US markets where it currently has a presence. The Genesis brand will launch in Australia in early 2018, with the all-new Genesis G70 spearheading the company’s ambitious plans. But there are bigger fish to fry, according to Genesis senior vice president, Manfred Fitzgerald...


Car technology can be 'stupid', according to Genesis
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Car technology can be 'stupid', according to Genesis

If you’ve ever found yourself thinking ‘there’s a bit too much tech in this car, why couldn’t it just be simpler?’ - there’s every chance you’d get along with Albert Biermann...


Kia Stinger V8 coming… to America? - UPDATE
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Kia Stinger V8 coming… to America? - UPDATE

UPDATE, 21/09/17: Kia's Australian arm has responded to this story today, stating that an interrupted phone connection had led to its earlier comments being misunderstood. Kia Australia communications manager Kevin Hepworth said this morning that although he noted there had been talk in the media of a V8 Stinger project, there has been no word on such an undertaking, with no confirmation to be had...


2018 Genesis G70 review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2018 Genesis G70 review

The 2018 Genesis G70 is the Korean newcomer in the luxury car segment. Has it got what it takes to tackle the best in the class?


Genesis SUVs ‘critical’ for the brand’s success
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Genesis SUVs ‘critical’ for the brand’s success

All mainstream and luxury car brands seemingly need SUVs to survive, and new premium Korean offering Genesis is no different in that regard. The company has already announced it will have two SUVs globally in 2019, and locally in Australia by 2020. There’s been a glimpse of what to expect with the GV80 concept, a model name structure that is expected to carry over to the first new-generation SUV from Genesis...


Hyundai ute confirmed... after 2020
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Hyundai ute confirmed... after 2020

The on-again/off-again talk of a pick-up or ute from Hyundai Australia is definitely on again, but buyers will have to wait until after 2020 to get their hands on one. Hyundai Motor Company Australia chief operating officer Scott Grant told media that it's a constant talking point in the company's offices. "We’ve been talking about it for a number of years," Grant said...


'Electrification will kill the performance car': Genesis chief
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'Electrification will kill the performance car': Genesis chief

Korean luxury brand Genesis may be offering some performance-oriented petrol engines in its model range, but the company’s chief has suggested petrol power isn’t the answer for the ultimate in performance. Manfred Fitzgerald, senior vice president of Genesis, told media at the launch of the all-new Genesis G70 in Korea that he believes electrification will kill the traditional perception of a performance car...


2018 Genesis G70: Australian details
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2018 Genesis G70: Australian details

The all-new 2018 Genesis G70 has only just been revealed, but CarAdvice can tell you what to expect when the all-new mid-sized luxury sedan arrives in the first quarter of next year. The Australian arm of Genesis has confirmed the new model will take on the German establishment with aggressive pricing for the all-new mid-sized G70 sedan, and the choice of two punchy powertrains...


2018 Genesis G70 revealed
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2018 Genesis G70 revealed

The first ever Genesis G70 has been revealed at an event in Korea, with the strikingly sporty compact sedan clearly offering an alternative to the mainstay models in this segment of the luxury car market. The freshest luxury car offering on the planet is a product of Genesis, the luxury arm of Hyundai...


2017 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude review

The 2017 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude sees some added kit over the GXL model upon which it is based, but it isn't as value-packed as it perhaps should be.

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‘Diesel is the devil, ban it’ says Industry figurehead
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‘Diesel is the devil, ban it’ says Industry figurehead

There’s been a lot said about diesel fuel over the past few years, but a statement from Simon Birkett, founder and director of Clean Air London, at the inaugural Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest could be one of the more controversial ones yet. “Diesel is the devil, and we do need to ban it,” Birkett said while sitting on a panel of experts, including Jaguar Land Rover’s head of powertrain development, Iain Grey...


2017 Honda Civic RS hatch review: Long-term report four – Urban driving

2017 Honda Civic RS hatch review: Long-term report four – Urban driving

Let's be honest, there's a big perception problem around the 2017 Honda Civic RS hatch. People in the office who ended up taking it for a spin, got into it thinking – because of the RS badge and the aggressive/outspoken styling –that it was going to be a hot hatch. Or, at least a warm hatch...

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