2015 Ford Falcon XR8 Review

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2015 Ford Falcon XR8 Review

The XR8 badge is back with a supercharged bang...

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2015 Ford Falcon Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Ford Falcon Review

So here we are with the last ever launch review of the regular Ford Falcon, 54 years after the nameplate appeared in local showrooms and 42 years since it first appeared as a locally designed and developed vehicle. Ford Australia had only a limited budget of $102 million to spend on the new Falcon FG X, and it decided to focus the majority of the investment on the area it believed would have the biggest influence on sales for the last two years of its lifespan: styling...

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$35,900 to $46,550

Renault Megane RS275 Trophy Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Renault Megane RS275 Trophy Review

Justifying a $5000-plus price premium over the already impressive RS265 could be a challenge. Luckily for the Renault Megane RS275 Trophy, it's excellent...

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$52,990

2015 Ford Territory Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Ford Territory Review

It’s exactly 10 years since the Ford Territory was released in 2004 as a landmark vehicle for Australia. After decades of locally built small cars and large sedans, the Territory arrived not only as the country’s first homegrown SUV but also one offering rear-wheel drive as well as all-wheel drive...

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$36,990 to $56,740

Small car comparison : Mazda 3 v Peugeot 308 v Volkswagen Golf
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Small car comparison : Mazda 3 v Peugeot 308 v Volkswagen Golf

Definitions shift over time, none more so in the automotive landscape than with the term ‘people’s car’. What once referred to a German Beetle, French 2CV or an Indian Tata bringing motoring to their respective masses can also be placed in an Australian context...


Lexus RC350 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Lexus RC350 Review

It's the first time Lexus has created a compact coupe, and the Japanese have used many ingredients to try and beat the Germans at their own game.

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$66,000 to $86,000

Utes and Tradies

Utes and Tradies

Utes and tradies go together like meat pies and tomato sauce, like Queensland and XXXX – like tradies and a cold beer at knock off on a Friday arvo for that matter. Our hardworking Aussie tradies rely on their vehicles for their livelihood, so any work ute worth its salt needs to be practical, functional and hard wearing...

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$45,990

Mercedes-AMG GT Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Mercedes-AMG GT Review

It's the first hardcore sports car by Mercedes-Benz and it could easily end up the new class leader.


2014 Jeep Compass Review
Rating: 4.510 /10
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2014 Jeep Compass Review

The Jeep Compass, tested here in 2WD Blackhawk guise, looks the part but is a step behind newer rivals...

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$30,200

Utes and Tradies
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Utes and Tradies

Tradies share a special bond with their utes, relying on them for work as well as hauling the family around. CarAdvice introduces four tradies to four very different styles of work utes - the Volkswagen Amarok, Renault Master, Holden Commodore SV6 and the Mahindra Genio.


2015 Subaru BRZ Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Subaru BRZ Review

Easily better than sliced bread but possibly harder to justify, the updated Subaru BRZ is still a class act...

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$37,150 to $39,730

Mercedes-Benz S500 Intelligent Drive: Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Mercedes-Benz S500 Intelligent Drive: Review

Autonomous vehicles are the future and they're already here.


Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Review
Rating: 9.510 /10
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Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Review

The new 'entry level' Lamborghini is the Huracan. Following a wet track session in Japan, CarAdvice gets back behind the wheel at the Sepang F1 circuit.


Volvo XC60 D5 Luxury Review: Shaving weekender
Rating: 810 /10
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Volvo XC60 D5 Luxury Review: Shaving weekender

James realises he can't pull off shabby chic, so takes the Volvo XC60 in search of a good shave.

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$69,990

BMW M3 Review – featuring E92
Rating: 8.510 /10
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BMW M3 Review – featuring E92

Before you read any deeper into this BMW M3 review, let me declare some bias. I’m more of an M3 person than an M4 one. It’s not just about the four-door practicality, as most M3 generations sold in Australia have been coupes; or the fact the M3 saves you $10K over the M4; it’s also about that badge...


Skoda Superb Estate - rain sensor demonstration
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Skoda Superb Estate - rain sensor demonstration

James parks his Skoda Superb Estate and accidentally leaves the windows down, and to make matters worse it’s about to rain. Luckily the Skoda rain sensor has it covered!


Tesla Model S Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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Tesla Model S Review

The Tesla Model S lives up to the hype and changes the game in a way few other cars manage...


Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid Review

With the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class just around the corner, is the E300 Bluetec Hybrid still a compelling purchase against its BMW and Lexus rivals?


2015 Holden Colorado and Colorado 7 Review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2015 Holden Colorado and Colorado 7 Review

Holden has released a subtly upgraded Colorado for MY15. The competition isn't getting any easier though.


BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Review
Rating: 810 /10
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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Review

Australia welcomes the first front-wheel drive BMW, the 2 Series Active Tourer. Its compact size, smooth drive, and space and features could see it carve out a new niche.

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$44,400 to $54,900