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2017 Geneva motor show: Full walkaround experience

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2017 Geneva motor show: Full walkaround experience

Missed out on going to this year's 2017 Geneva motor show? Join Dave as he takes you to each corner of all seven halls of one of the world's best automotive exhibitions...

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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed v Holden Trailblazer LTZ comparison
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Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed v Holden Trailblazer LTZ comparison

Read the full article here If you’ve outgrown your large SUV, there’s only one way to move and that’s up. And, two manufacturers battling for your hard-earned rugged SUV dollars are Mitsubishi and Holden. The 2017 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has reigned supreme in this segment in terms of value for money and drivability, but does the revised 2017 Holden Trailblazer have the goods to knock it off its perch?    ...


Ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mitsubishi Triton v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok
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Ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mitsubishi Triton v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok

Read the full review here  There are work utes – you know, the single-cab budget-focused models aimed at tradies specifically – and there are lifestyle utes, those that cost $60,000 to $70,000 that are more often seen with a dude in a suit driving them rather than a bloke in overalls...


Racing Basics - Episode Three: Shifting
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Racing Basics - Episode Three: Shifting

With help from Australian rally icon and Global Rally Cross driver Chris ‘Atko’ Atkinson - and the new 150kW Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo - CarAdvice has already shown you how to steer and brake correctly. In this episode, though, we’re looking at shifting. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on hyundai.com.au...


2017 HSV GTS 30 Years Quick Look - Sandown Raceway
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2017 HSV GTS 30 Years Quick Look - Sandown Raceway

Read the full article here. How quickly things change. In August 2013, Barack Obama was President of the United States, Kevin Rudd was Prime Minister of Australia (again), and the 430kW Gen-F HSV GTS launched as the most powerful HSV you could buy...


2016 BMW M4 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S Track Test
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2016 BMW M4 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S Track Test

Read the full article here. The battle of BMW’s M division against Mercedes-AMG has been raging on for decades. The Bavarians have never gone for a power war with the folks from Affalterbach, preferring instead to focus on a power to weight ratio formula that sees them maintain the purists status amongst the hooligan nature of old AMGs...


2017 Ford Ranger XLT vs Volkswagen Amarok V6
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2017 Ford Ranger XLT vs Volkswagen Amarok V6

Double-cab pickups have been getting ever closer to their SUV stablemates in terms of comfort, safety and technology... but it seems power hasn't been a huge focus. Until now. We put the new Volkswagen Amarok V6 up against the Ford Ranger XLT to see if the new car's added oomph is enough to make it king of the utes.


Racing Basics - Episode Two: Braking
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Racing Basics - Episode Two: Braking

With help from Australian rally icon and Global Rally Cross driver Chris ‘Atko’ Atkinson - and the new 150kW Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo - CarAdvice shows you how to brake correctly… And, how not to. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on hyundai.com.au...


2017 HSV GTSR W1 review: Phillip Island quick drive
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2017 HSV GTSR W1 review: Phillip Island quick drive

Read the article here. Dave makes his Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit debut in the single, most powerful, locally-built production car ever created, the new 474kW/815Nm LS9-powered 2017 HSV GTSR W1. If you love the sound of an old-school, thumping V8 engine, may we suggest turning up the volume...


Racing Basics - Episode One: Steering
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Racing Basics - Episode One: Steering

Deep down, we’re all wannabe racing drivers. But how many of us actually know what we’re doing? And more importantly, how many of us know what we’re doing wrong? Well, CarAdvice is here to help. Welcome to Racing Basics. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on hyundai.com.au...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017

Making headlines this week; it’s that time of the year again and the finalists for 2017 World Car of the Year (WCOTY) have been announced. Around $5 million worth of engines have been stolen from the Jaguar Land Rover plant in Solihull, England...


2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Black Edition review
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2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Black Edition review

Read the full review. The limited edition 2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Black Edition bundles some nice dress-up components with a comprehensive equipment list to provide a well sorted and appealing package.  ...


2017 Chevrolet Corvette C7 review
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette C7 review

Thanks to conversion costs, a right-hand-drive Corvette in Australia is far pricier than its left-hook counterpart in the US. Is it worth the spend? Alborz explores.


2018 Kia Stinger GT unveiled at 2017 Australian Open
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2018 Kia Stinger GT unveiled at 2017 Australian Open

The 2018 Kia Stinger GT, which wowed crowds at the recent 2017 Detroit motor show, has arrived in Melbourne to be displayed at the Australian Open Tennis tournament. Unveiled by tennis grand-slam champion Rafeal Nadal, the Stinger GT is on display for the duration of the 2017 Australian Open in Melbourne, which concludes on January 29 2017...


2017 Ford F-150 Limited review
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2017 Ford F-150 Limited review

Make sure you're sitting down when you read this. During a 12-hour daily dealer operating window, Ford sells five F-150 pickup trucks every minute, almost 300 an hour and around 12,000 per day, coming in at almost 800,000 units per year. That's around three quarters of Australia's car industry each year for just one model...


Dodge Challenger and GMC Sierra: ADR compliance testing
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Dodge Challenger and GMC Sierra: ADR compliance testing

Read the full article here. There’s no mistaking either the 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat or 2015 GMC Sierra 3500 Denali HD on the road. Despite their rarity in Australia, American muscle cars and pick-up trucks are legendary and when they are spotted, they turn heads and put smiles on faces. There’s just something about them...


2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport review
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2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport review

Read the full review here. If your wish list is pointing you towards a compact SUV with a prestige European badge, you may as well narrow your shortlist down to just one choice – the Land Rover Discovery Sport. Just one? Well, yes – if you also want the added practicality of seven seats in the one tidy, luxury package...


2017 Toyota Hilux SR5 review
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2017 Toyota Hilux SR5 review

We know the 2016 Toyota HiLux SR5 isn’t the best dual cab in the class, because we’ve tested it against the competition not long after its initial release. We know the styling of the all-new model polarises people – even strident Toyota fans most of whom reckon the front end especially has been beaten with the ugly stick...


2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate review
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2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate review

Over the past few years, we have seen the humble work ute transform into a high-tech, high-priced leisure machine. But not everyone needs all the bells and whistles, and in the case of the 2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate, stripping away all the options, accessories and luxury appointments leaves you with what is arguably a better example of the breed...