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Hyundai Ioniq sets land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats
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Hyundai Ioniq sets land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats

It's not a question this writer has ever thought to ask, but if you've ever wondered how quickly the new Hyundai Ioniq can tear across the world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, the Korean car maker now has an answer...


2014-15 Peugeot 4008 recalled for transmission fix
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2014-15 Peugeot 4008 recalled for transmission fix

Peugeot has issued a recall for its 4008 SUVs sold between May 2014 and December 2015, equipped with the continuously-variable transmission (CVT), over concerns the vehicles could experience a delay in acceleration. The manufacturer reports an unexpected reduction in the vehicle’s acceleration could potentially cause an accident...


Great Wall damaged "brand China" in Australia, former distributor says
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Great Wall damaged "brand China" in Australia, former distributor says

The boss of Australia’s primary importer of Chinese vehicles, Ateco automotive, says commercial vehicle manufacturer LDV and its parent company SAIC are worlds apart from the likes of Great Wall, which damaged the reputation of Chinese vehicles in Australia...


Jeep learning from quality control issues
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Jeep learning from quality control issues

It's no secret that the Jeep brand in Australia has had issues with quality control that have affected the ownership experience, especially for Grand Cherokee owners. It's a fact that hasn't been lost on head office, especially considering many Grand Cherokee buyers see the big SUV as a premium product. Recalls are no bad thing, when proactive...


Join the CarAdvice Double Mega Test at Motorworld Sydney: Help us test the cars and give us your opinion
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Join the CarAdvice Double Mega Test at Motorworld Sydney: Help us test the cars and give us your opinion

If you’ve always wanted to try your skills as a CarAdvice tester, or if you're in the market for a new car and would like to do some cross-shopping, this is your chance. Later this year, we'll be conducting two of our biggest mega tests, ever. And, for the first time, we're inviting you to be part of it...


Renault Kangoo Lifestyle Pack adds tech and comfort for Maxi Crew model
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Renault Kangoo Lifestyle Pack adds tech and comfort for Maxi Crew model

The Renault Kangoo is now available with an optional Lifestyle Pack, which adds a number of features to the French van. Only available on the five-seat Kangoo Maxi Crew LCV variant, the Lifestyle Pack costs an additional $1290, adding a handful of styling, tech and comfort features. Inside, the pack brings Renault’s 7...


2017 Mercedes-AMG A45 spied with fat guards: S or Black Series sendoff could be in the works
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2017 Mercedes-AMG A45 spied with fat guards: S or Black Series sendoff could be in the works

A prototype, which could be a hotter version of the Mercedes-AMG A45, has been spied outside the Nurburgring in Germany. This mysterious development vehicle features a wider track under bulging front and rear guards - an uncommon look for the already hugely powerful hot hatch. The car rides on large alloy wheels wrapped in rubber-band tyres...


Fisker EMotion: EV with 640km range teased
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Fisker EMotion: EV with 640km range teased

The Fisker EMotion, the latest vehicle from the pen of Henrik Fisker, has been teased again on social media. The latest teaser photo shows the car's front profile, and follows on from earlier teasers that revealed the vehicle's front-end design, as well as its butterfly door arrangement, which is said to make for easier ingress and egress...


2018 Toyota Camry spied
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2018 Toyota Camry spied

The eighth-generation Toyota Camry has been spied undergoing testing on public roads in the States. Although it's covered from head to toe in camouflage, this prototype features a lot of the styling cues that made their debut on the seventh generation Camry's extensive mid-life facelift...


Personalisation taking centre stage at Ferrari dealerships
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Personalisation taking centre stage at Ferrari dealerships

A Ferrari purchase has always been a personal statement, and dealers are capitalising on this with personalisation lounges for the Carrozzeria Scaglietti program becoming a key part of every showroom. At the the local drive of the new turbocharged 488 Spider, CarAdvice spoke with Ferrari Australasia CEO, Herbert Appleroth, who noted the program is very popular with Australian buyers...


MG Motor Australia says safety is a priority
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MG Motor Australia says safety is a priority

When MG launched the MG 6 locally in 2013 there were some challenges, which ultimately contributed to the SAIC Motor-owned brand retreating from Australia. The MG 6 initially didn't fully comply with Australian Design Rules, and it scored a four-star ANCAP safety rating when tested in 2013...


Mercedes-Benz returns to the straight six, debuts new I4 and V8 motors
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Mercedes-Benz returns to the straight six, debuts new I4 and V8 motors

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled four new engines, which begin their roll out in the facelifted S-Class sedan that’s due to go on sale globally next year. Four new engines were revealed by the German luxury car maker, and all feature 500cc cylinders and, according to Car magazine, up to 40 percent parts commonality...


New Land Rover Defender will reportedly be a high-tech off-road demon
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New Land Rover Defender will reportedly be a high-tech off-road demon

The next-generation Land Rover Defender will come with some of the company’s most advanced off-road assistance technologies, according to British motoring authority Autocar. Set to be revealed in 2018 after some clear delays, the next iteration of the famous Landie Defender (2011 DC100 concept pictured above) will share a number of features with the Discovery family, and even the Range Rover, making it a significant departure over its agrarian predecessor...


'Secret shopping' a Ford Ranger service
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'Secret shopping' a Ford Ranger service

At both ends of the market, cars are becoming better and better with every new generation. No surprise, then, that manufacturers are seeking new battle fronts to gain a competitive edge with buyers. Because of this, vehicle servicing has become a way to create a real point of difference, both in service offering as well as cost...


2017 Holden Cruze rendered
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2017 Holden Cruze rendered

The next-generation 2017 Holden Cruze has been rendered in a speculative image, giving an early indication of what the new sedan will look like when it hits our showrooms next year. First revealed in Chevrolet guise in June last year, the new Cruze sedan will be sold alongside the new European-sourced Astra hatch - replacing the previous-generation Cruze hatch and sedan that were produced in Australia until earlier this month...