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Left-hand drive supercars to be legal in Oz by 2019 - cheers Mr Turnbull

Buried in a Turnbull government announcement yesterday was a gem that's set to greenlight the import of left-hand-drive hypercars into Australia, by 2019, for driving on public roads...

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2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso review: Family ski trip

2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso review: Family ski trip

Having children ruins your life. This is a fact parents are loath to admit to their childless friends, partly because of some innate homo-sapien desire to prevent the human race from disappearing if word gets out, but also because it will make them even more unbearably smug...


2017 Concours Of Elegance: Full car list revealed
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2017 Concours Of Elegance: Full car list revealed

The full list of exclusive and exotic classic cars for the 2017 Concours Of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace in the UK, has been released. Featuring over 60 cars dating from the first automobile to receive a speeding ticket - the 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage - to present-day hypercars like the 2017 McLaren P1 GTR (above)...


Sergio Marchionne: Ferrari crossover will "probably happen"
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Sergio Marchionne: Ferrari crossover will "probably happen"

Ferrari's boss has told reporters an SUV-like model from the Prancing Horse will "probably happen", hinting that a more utilitarian offering could be in the works. Speaking at a press conference, quoted by Britain's Autocar, Sergio Marchionne, head of Ferrari and parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), said: "“I think that if we allow the Ferrari engineers to reinvent the concept of a vehicle that has some utilitarian features, I think the answer is, it will probably happen, but it will happen Ferrari style"...


Ferrari announces 15-year extended factory warranty program - UPDATE
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Ferrari announces 15-year extended factory warranty program - UPDATE

UPDATE, August 1: Australian pricing now confirmed. See bottom of article. Italian supercar specialist Ferrari has announced a new extended warranty program, which covers owners for up to a class-leading 15 years from the date the vehicle is first registered...


Ferrari to build SUV crossover - report
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Ferrari to build SUV crossover - report

Ferrari has seemingly bowed to the inevitable and is working on a ‘secret’ project that will culminate in the first-ever SUV bearing the Prancing Horse emblem. Reports out of Europe suggest that despite repeatedly and long denying it would ever build an SUV, it seems the project is now in full swing at the company’s Maranello headquarters...


Ferrari buyers in Australia disproportionately young and female
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Ferrari buyers in Australia disproportionately young and female

Ferrari Australasia has distinguished itself by having younger average buyers, and a higher proportion of female owners, than any market in Europe or the Americas. In fact, only China has our region covered in both these metrics, according to Ferrari internal data. The average age of a Ferrari buyer in Australia is 48 years, and stands at 52 for the flagship V12 models...


2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso review
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2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso review

Can a super fast hatchback bearing the prancing horse badge really be worth considering? Absolutely, cried the 2017 Ferrari GTC4 Lusso.

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$578,000

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 30, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 30, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Ferrari 812 Superfast premieres in Australia
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Ferrari 812 Superfast premieres in Australia

The stunning Ferrari 812 Superfast made its Australasian premiere this morning following its world reveal in Geneva three months ago, and slated delivery to local buyers in early 2018. The 812 Superfast succeeds the F12berlinetta as the front-mid engine V12 flagship of Ferrari's series production range...


Ferrari 488 'Speciale' spied
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Ferrari 488 'Speciale' spied

A hotter version of the Ferrari 488 has been spied undergoing testing on and around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Compared to the regular 488 GTB, this 488 prototype has a body wrap hugging covering the doors, front bumper, rear fenders, boot lid, and the front half of the bonnet...


Ferrari wins International Engine of the Year award for second year in a row
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Ferrari wins International Engine of the Year award for second year in a row

The Ferrari 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 engine has won the 2017 International Engine of Year award, holding onto the crown it captured in 2016. This year the Ferrari motor, used in the 488 supercar, edged out the 3.0-litre flat-six employed by the Porsche 911 range, as well the BMW i8's petrol-electric drivetrain, the 2...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 2, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 2, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Ferrari celebrates 70th anniversary at Maranello Museum
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Ferrari celebrates 70th anniversary at Maranello Museum

To celebrate Ferrari's 70th anniversary, the Ferrari Museum of Maranello has opened two new exhibitions, under the watchful eye of the company's president and CEO, Sergio Marchionne. With 344,000 visitors in 2016, space has been extended by 600 square metres, along with a new 300-square-metre event area...


Ferrari posts global sales record
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Ferrari posts global sales record

Ferrari shipped more than 2000 cars globally over the first quarter of 2017, up 121 units over the same period last year, driven in part by a 50 per cent increase in V12s. First-quarter figures from Maranello show that 1034 of these sales were to the Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA), 545 were to the Americas and 161 were to China, Hong Kong and Taiwan...


Could investing in a limited edition car be better than investing in property?
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Could investing in a limited edition car be better than investing in property?

The 2017 HSV GTSR W1 marks the end of Australian manufacturing, along with the production of Australia's fastest and most powerful car ever built. It also represents one of the most expensive locally produced cars with an asking price of $169,990, before on-road costs. We've even heard of some buyers paying over $250,000 to secure their spot in the line...


Kia Optima Sportswagon, Mazda MX-5 RF take top honours at Red Dot Awards
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Kia Optima Sportswagon, Mazda MX-5 RF take top honours at Red Dot Awards

The Kia Optima Sportswagon and Mazda MX-5 RF have received "Best of the Best" titles at this year's Red Dot Awards for product design, while the Kia Niro and Kia Rio also nabbed wins in their respective categories...


Ferrari 'Dino' mule spied
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Ferrari 'Dino' mule spied

A modified and camouflaged Ferrari believed to be a prototype for the rumoured upcoming Dino has been spied in the snow this week during cold weather testing. The vehicle in the images - which combines elements of the current 488 GTB and previous 458 Italia - could be a sign that the Prancing Horse could be working on an entry-level sports car that could revive the iconic Dino nameplate...


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...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 17, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...