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Porsche 911 GT2 spied at the Nurburgring
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Porsche 911 GT2 spied at the Nurburgring

A pre-production prototype of what could be the next Porsche 911 GT2 has been spied in and around the iconic Nurburgring circuit, giving us an early glimpse of the hottest version of the German sports car. Wearing a disguise akin to the bodykit on the racy 911 GT3, this development vehicle features a number of unique components that set it apart from its 'lesser' sibling...


April Fools' Day wrap: The best of 2017
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April Fools' Day wrap: The best of 2017

It's that time of the year again, April 1, when buttoned-down PR folks and self-respecting journalists from all fields try their hand at comedy. Once again we've assembled some of the better April Fools' pranks pulled by the automotive industry. BMW Unicorn Parts Apparently you can now option up the BMW 4 Series with optional Official Unicorn Parts...


MG and SAIC to pioneer new age of in-car connectivity
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MG and SAIC to pioneer new age of in-car connectivity

British brand MG and its Chinese parent SAIC Motor are planning to pioneer a new generation of connectivity in cars, according to the company's local arm. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch drive of the new GS SUV, Danny Lenartic, senior manager for marketing and communications at MG Motor Australia, said in the near future he hopes that these developments will help people see Chinese car companies in a different light...


Moab Easter Safari delivers seven rugged Jeep concepts
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Moab Easter Safari delivers seven rugged Jeep concepts

Jeep has once again revealed a number of cool concepts for the 51st Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari, including vehicles based on the Compass, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler. Teaming up with parts and tuning arm Mopar, the American SUV specialist has created a selection of six new show cars featuring a number of off-road-inspired modifications...


Car toy heaven: 10,000 Hot Wheels cars auctioned
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Car toy heaven: 10,000 Hot Wheels cars auctioned

For most of us, our obsession with cars began with that $2 model car from the local supermarket. More often than not, it was a Matchbox or Hot Wheels item. After all, you risked being ostracised by your friends if you went anywhere near anything else..


MG GS should help Australians "fall in love with the brand again"
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MG GS should help Australians "fall in love with the brand again"

MG's local arm is hoping the new GS SUV will help customers fall in love with the brand again as it works to revive its presence in the Australian market. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch drive of the GS at the Australian Automotive Research Centre in Victoria this week, Danny Lenartic, senior manager of marketing and communications at MG Motors Australia, said the company has high expectations for its first-ever crossover...


Are Mitsubishi's performance days done?
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Are Mitsubishi's performance days done?

Q: I’m a Lancer Evo fan, and it kills me that Mitsubishi isn’t doing performance cars anymore. I remember talk of the company considering performance PHEVs. Is this true? Full disclosure: This above question was constructed by yours truly, but has been derived from countless similar ones thrown in my direction, some motivated by this story...


2017 Seoul motor show: On the ground in Korea
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2017 Seoul motor show: On the ground in Korea

Started in 1995 and run biennially since 2005, the Seoul motor show is one of Asia's biggest auto shows behind Tokyo, Shanghai, and China. And while it may be smaller than the major European and US shows, this year CarAdvice was invited along to check it out first hand...


Toyota Australia confirms top-end management changes in shift to import business
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Toyota Australia confirms top-end management changes in shift to import business

Toyota Australia has announced a number of changes to its 2018 team, with key leadership saying their goodbyes at the end of this year. Those will include current president, Dave Buttner, along with sales and marketing director Tony Cramb - both major figures in the business globally and familiar identities in the industry...


Holden confirms 2018 Commodore 0-100km/h target, new details revealed
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Holden confirms 2018 Commodore 0-100km/h target, new details revealed

The 2018 Holden Commodore has this week gone on sale in Europe as the new Opel Insignia, with the local arm of General Motors releasing new details of the upcoming family car - including the target 0-100km/h time for the front-wheel-drive 2.0-litre turbo model. As previously reported, the new Commodore will be available locally with a 2...


Fuel tax increase to offset electric vehicle charging infrastructure for Australia: UPDATE
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Fuel tax increase to offset electric vehicle charging infrastructure for Australia: UPDATE

A new sustainability initiative will bring an increase in fuel taxes, used to offset charging costs for electric vehicles, the Australian Government has confirmed. Under the scheme, an additional $0.15 per litre for passenger cars, $0.25 per litre for light commercials and $0.40 per litre for trucks will be charged at every fill...


Next for Victoria: point-to-point speed cameras at every light, facial recognition for cyclists, drones to monitor hoons: UPDATE
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Next for Victoria: point-to-point speed cameras at every light, facial recognition for cyclists, drones to monitor hoons: UPDATE

Australian traffic light manufacturer A1 Lighting and Road Solutions has pioneered a world-first point-to-point speed camera system built into a traffic light module, with the Federal Government announcing it will roll the technology out nationally from 2018. The inbuilt system uses a host of sensors built into the red and green lights that monitor traffic flow and speed every 5ms, working across eight lanes of traffic...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 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...


Autonomous cars will be awesome for Aussies
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Autonomous cars will be awesome for Aussies

Sydney to Melbourne. It's the trip by which all other trips are measured when it comes to a great Australian drive. And just imagine when the day comes that you'll be able to drive from Sydney to Melbourne without touching the accelerator, the brake pedal or the steering wheel as your car ferries you between the two biggest cities in the country - and all you have to do is go along for the ride...


CarAdvice podcast 46: Is there a future for 3D printed cars?
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CarAdvice podcast 46: Is there a future for 3D printed cars?

In the studio this week is Mandy, Paul and James Ward. Covering car news, we talk about the 2017 Toyota HiLux TRD arrival, along with the big reveal of the Toyota HiLux Tonka concept! The Honda Civic Type R will be priced ‘aggressively’, the 2017 MG GS pricing and specs have been released, the 2018 Ssangyong Rexton has been revealed and Mitsubishi draws parallels to Jeep, Land Rover...