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Mitsubishi 30th Anniversary Lake Eyre Tour

Mitsubishi as a brand has become synonymous with Japanese engineering and craftsmanship. The company has been making cars since 1917 and in the past 94 years it has gone on to become one of the world’s best known and respected vehicle manufacturers...

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Driving Spa - In a Lotus Exige S
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Driving Spa - In a Lotus Exige S

“It doesn’t get any better than this.” How many times have we heard those words? Sometimes used in the literal context; more often, with a hint of sarcasm. This time around, though, it sums up things oh-so succinctly and sweetly. We’re gathered at Radillon, the iconic high point of what is the rollercoaster ride out Eau Rouge...


Proton's future plans discussed
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Proton's future plans discussed

If you’ve been wondering why you haven’t heard much about Proton this year, the Malaysian manufacturer has spent the entirety of 2011 working on its range of soon-to-be-released 'global cars'. Proton’s local operations have been keeping steady this year thanks to models such as the S16, which has been fighting the price war against the ever-expanding range of cheap Chinese cars...


Lotus Cars' future - chat with CEO Dany Bahar
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Lotus Cars' future - chat with CEO Dany Bahar

At the recent Singapore Formula One Grand Prix, CarAdvice had a chance to chat with Lotus CEO, Dany Bahar, about the future of Lotus and its commitment to Formula One. Lotus Cars has been the prominent sponsor of Lotus Renault Formula One team (not to be confused with Team Lotus), having taken a 25 per cent stake in the team late last year...


Cops (1) Beat Scumbag (0) in 2hr Porsche Boxster Demolition Derby
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Cops (1) Beat Scumbag (0) in 2hr Porsche Boxster Demolition Derby

Police pursuits don’t get much more dramatic (at least, not in Australia) than the one yesterday in Queensland. A 23-year-old man in a stolen Porsche Boxster caused utter havoc in the course of the two-hour pursuit, which stretched across some of Queensland’s busiest roads including the M1 Motorway...


Kia Sportage SUV Test Explores Petrol Vs Diesel Debate
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Kia Sportage SUV Test Explores Petrol Vs Diesel Debate

Petrol versus diesel is the kind of issue motoring enthusiasts argue about endlessly. Let’s look at how it plays out in practise for Kia Sportage SUV owners. However, the comparison is broadly applicable to other SUV (and car) buyers as well...


Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz: Unstoppable, for now
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Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz: Unstoppable, for now

If you were concerned about the short-term futures of Audi, BMW or Mercedes-Benz … don’t be. The German big three’s manufacturing plants are bracing for record numbers this year, hiring staff like nobody’s business, cancelling holidays, shortening breaks and running many factories around the clock and into the redline, in an effort to meet global demand...


Maybach Vs Rolls-Royce: No Comparison is Possible
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Maybach Vs Rolls-Royce: No Comparison is Possible

Maybach knows exactly how it feels to be the second horse in a one-horse race. It’s a kind of ‘trying too hard’, ‘me too’ Rolls-Royce Phantom that declines to look elegant despite being expensively coiffed, and which has failed to live up to its masters’ sales expectations here and right around the world...


2012 Honda Civic Spotlights Japanese Big Squeeze
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2012 Honda Civic Spotlights Japanese Big Squeeze

August hasn’t been a happy month for Honda. Earlier this month, in addition to the recall of 2.5 million vehicles, respected news agency Reuters issued a compendium of the damning US assessments of the 2012 Honda Civic. The new 2012 Civic is a vital car for Honda, representing about 20 per cent of the company’s three-million-plus annual production volume...


Paris Hilton Joins Lexus LFA Owner's Club, Twice
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Paris Hilton Joins Lexus LFA Owner's Club, Twice

Lifestyles of the rich and vacuous: famous-for-nothing-substantive celebrity hotel heiress, Paris Hilton, has taken delivery of her second Lexus LFA supercar. This week Ms Hilton (the 2007 Guinness World Records official ‘Most Overrated Celebrity’) became one of the few people on earth who has actually traded in a Lexus LFA...