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1988 HSV VL SS Group A Walkinshaw review: Australia Day special!

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1988 HSV VL SS Group A Walkinshaw review: Australia Day special!

Happy Australia Day! James winds the clock back 30 years to drive one of the most iconic Australian cars of all time, the 1988 HSV VL Group A SS Walkinshaw.

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Great Aussie driving songs: Your Australia Day mixtape sorted
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Great Aussie driving songs: Your Australia Day mixtape sorted

Regardless of how you celebrate Australia Day, we encourage everyone to take the time to pause for a moment in honour of some great Aussie bands and awesome driving songs. If you're kicking around having a barbie or driving to visit relatives, throw on the CarAdvice.com Great Aussie Driving Songs playlist and rock out...


2017 Holden Commodore Motorsport, Magnum and Director review: Race-certified Commodores driven
Rating: 9.510 /10
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2017 Holden Commodore Motorsport, Magnum and Director review: Race-certified Commodores driven

This is it, the final three new locally-produced Commodore models ever. Paul Maric gets behind the wheel.

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$59,290 - $63,940

2016 Toyota Aurion Sportivo review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2016 Toyota Aurion Sportivo review

Dave takes the recently updated 2016 Toyota Aurion Sportivo for a steer to see if the sportiest model in the range has some hidden potential.

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$43,990

2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Black Edition review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Black Edition review

Holden has thrown a bunch of goodies at the SV6 sedan, but does the Black Edition still cut it in the sports sedan stakes?


2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Review

2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Review

The last Ford Falcon has rolled down the Broadmeadows production line. But are we sad to see it go?


Humans of Broadmeadows: As Ford's plant workers finish up, we hear their stories
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Humans of Broadmeadows: As Ford's plant workers finish up, we hear their stories

Ford's manufacturing facility in the northern Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009, making it 57 this year. Today, the birthplace of the iconic Falcon, and the surprise-package Territory, will close its doors for good...


2016 Ford Territory Titanium Diesel Review: A farewell tribute
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Ford Territory Titanium Diesel Review: A farewell tribute

An emotional and fond farewell to what was one of the best cars ever produced in Australia - James drives the Ford Territory for the last time.


2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid Atara SL Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid Atara SL Review

We love the hybrid Camry because it really doesn't feel any different to a normal Camry. It uses a lot less fuel though and is solid value for money.


2016 Toyota Camry RZ Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Toyota Camry RZ Review

In one of the last Australian-built versions of the Camry we'll see, the RZ is a sportier take on the platform, with only 1100 examples to be built. Does the limited-edition status make it worthwhile?


2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Sportwagon review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Sportwagon review

It's going to be the last in a long line of large, Australian-built and designed wagons, so the SV6 has a lot to deliver if it wants to live up to the weight of expectation.


2016 Toyota Camry Atara SX Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Toyota Camry Atara SX Review

Is this, the 2016 Toyota Camry Atara SX, a properly sporty sedan? Matt Campbell finds out.

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$33,490

2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint Review

It's the last iteration ever of the Falcon V8, and it may be the best yet...

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$59,990 - $62,190

2016 Holden Calais V Sedan Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Holden Calais V Sedan Review

The Holden Calais V sedan remains the best large luxury car in its price bracket, even as the end approaches.

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$47,990

2016 Australia Day Special - Ford Everest v Holden Sportwagon
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2016 Australia Day Special - Ford Everest v Holden Sportwagon

Last year CarAdvice held its first ever Australia Day challenge. We pitted a Holden Ute against a Holden wagon and James won. This year Dave reckons his learned his lesson and for 2016, he’s opted for the latest version of last year’s winner, the VF Series II Holden Commodore Sportwagon SS V Redline. Mixing things up a little, James has decided to go with the new Ford Everest...


2016 Holden Cruze SRi Z-Series Hatch review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Holden Cruze SRi Z-Series Hatch review

The last Australian-made Holden Cruze has some pretty solid value under the skin, but is there enough reward for buyers to look past the polarising styling?

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$18,990

2016 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline review: Driving the city at night
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline review: Driving the city at night

We've looked at the 2016 SS Commodore before, but we've never looked at it quite like this...


2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint Review

This is the last time you'll ever see a new Falcon launched in Australia. What a perfect way to send it off — with almost 400kW of power on overboost, it's the epitome of torque and thrust.

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$54,990

2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint Review

It's the final Ford Falcon. Does the Falcon XR8 Sprint have the goods to offer a fitting sign off?

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$59,990

2016 Toyota Aurion Sportivo Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Toyota Aurion Sportivo Review

Should Australia also be mourning the death of the Toyota Aurion - the other big Aussie six-cylinder sedan? Matt Campbell finds out.

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$40,990