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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 9, 2016

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 9, 2016

Hi there, Tegan Lawson with your CarAdvice news update. Here’s what’s been making headlines this week. The 2018 Holden Commodore has been revealed. Official images have been released showing what our first fully imported Commodore will look like...

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2017 Honda Civic Type R will cost around $50k in Australia
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2017 Honda Civic Type R will cost around $50k in Australia

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R hatch will launch in Australia from the third quarter of next year priced at about $50,000, matching its rivals, the Ford Focus RS and Volkswagen Golf R. Honda’s long-awaited hot hatch, the first Type R version sold here since 2011, is being touted as a massive return to form for a brand that admits it has been rather beige and listless of late...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 9, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 9, 2016

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...


Yes, a 'new' Honda S2000 was sold in Australia last month
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Yes, a 'new' Honda S2000 was sold in Australia last month

Bizarrely, a Honda S2000 was sold new in November, according to industry statistics VFACTS - eight years after the car was discontinued! Eyebrows were raised when the latest VFACTS data report showed a solitary Honda S2000 in the November 2016 sales cell, considering the last unit sold before this was way back in November 2008...


2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S review: Long-term report three – interior

2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S review: Long-term report three – interior

If you want a city car with the interior space of a van – but you don’t want to always be driving a van – the Honda Jazz could be your best bet. That’s because every version of this car – including our 2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S long-termer – has easily the best interior practicality of any light car on the planet. Big call? Here’s why.

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Honda Civic sedan selling up a storm, hatch and Type R waiting in the wings
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Honda Civic sedan selling up a storm, hatch and Type R waiting in the wings

The new Honda Civic sedan has achieved the company’s aim of reasserting it among the top small car brands since the launch in July, while the imminent hatch and Type R are expected to build on this return to form into 2017. Over the second half of this year, Honda claims the three-box Civic has achieved a running average of almost 23 per cent private small sedan market share against rivals such as the Mazda 3, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla...


2017 Honda CR-V: Seven-seater and sales growth expected, but no diesel
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2017 Honda CR-V: Seven-seater and sales growth expected, but no diesel

The next-generation Honda CR-V is expected to match it with the segment’s top sellers when it launches in the third quarter of 2017, returning the well-known nameplate to the lion’s share of buyers’ consideration lists...


Honda NeuV concept previewed ahead of CES 2017 debut
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Honda NeuV concept previewed ahead of CES 2017 debut

The Honda NeuV concept car has been previewed ahead of its full debut at CES in January 2017. With its boxy shape and compact dimensions, the NeuV looks like a concept car that would normally make its debut at the Tokyo motor show. The NeuV is equipped with an artificial intelligence system, dubbed Emotion Engine, by Cocoro SB Corp...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 25, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 25, 2016

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...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 25, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 25, 2016

Hi there, welcome to the CarAdvice News Desk. Making headlines this week, the 2017 Toyota 86 will be priced from $30,790 before on-roads. Pricing and specifications for the 2017 Holden Barina have been released, the range will starts from around $19,000 drive away. If you’ve been thinking about spending $2 million on the upcoming Mercedes-AMG Hypercar, better get in quick...


2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia
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2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia

The upcoming 2017 Honda Civic Type R has been spied by a keen-eyed CarAdvice reader near the Gold Coast in Queensland this week - wearing Victoria plates, where the company is headquartered - ahead of the hot hatch's launch here before the end of next year...


11 strange car names: What were they thinking?
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11 strange car names: What were they thinking?

When it comes to naming a car, sometimes a manufacturer gets it right. Think of the Rolls Royce Phantom, Lamborghini Aventador or Aston Martin Vanquish. They're names that just roll off the tongue. But sometimes they get it horribly wrong, like the amphibious crossover, Tang Hua Detroit Fish (above)...


2017 Honda Jazz gets updated infotainment unit: Touch-panel buttons gone, but…
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2017 Honda Jazz gets updated infotainment unit: Touch-panel buttons gone, but…

New 2017 Honda Jazz infotainment interface deletes volume control, shrinks screen A quiet 2017 Honda Jazz update has rolled onto the local market, bringing what proposes to be an improvement to the small hatch's infotainment system. In all versions of the Jazz offered for the 2015 and 2016 model years, buyers had been treated to a large 7...


Honda patents touch-tint gesture control technology
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Honda patents touch-tint gesture control technology

Japanese manufacturer Honda has applied to patent a new technology that will allow passengers to control the vehicle's window tint using their fingertips. By dragging your finger across the glass, occupants can adjust how much of the window they want to have tinted, and could be adapted to all windows of the vehicle - including the windscreen, which would take the place of the fold-down sun visors we are all familiar with...


Honda Civic Si Prototype previews sub-Type R coupe and sedan
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Honda Civic Si Prototype previews sub-Type R coupe and sedan

The Honda Civic Si Prototype has been unveiled ahead of the 2016 Los Angeles motor show. The Prototype seen here previews the 10th generation version of the Civic Si, which will go on sale next year in the States as both a sedan and a coupe. The Civic Si Prototype is fitted with an extensive body kit that includes front and rear splitters, a rear spoiler, and a trapezoidal exhaust tip cover...


2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S Review: Long-term report two - infotainment UPDATED

2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S Review: Long-term report two - infotainment UPDATED

UPDATE: Model-year 2017 examples of the Jazz now feature an updated infotainment system, beyond the system reviewed here. (Honda had failed to alert media, slipping the update in under the radar.) See the bottom of this review for details. As we mentioned in our initial piece on our greenish-yellow 2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S, the little hatchback is in for a different approach for this series of long-term updates...

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2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S Review: Long-term report one
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2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S Review: Long-term report one

Read the full article here. We needed another handy little city car for the Sydney office, and plenty of makes and models were bandied around. But this, the 2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S, is the model we chose as our latest live-in lover.    ...


2017 Honda Civic Type-R - 2016 Paris Motor Show
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2017 Honda Civic Type-R - 2016 Paris Motor Show

Buyers hanging out for the all-new 2017 Honda Civic Type R get their first look at its styling today, with the debut of a hot ‘prototype’ version at this week’s Paris motor show. It was only a little over a year ago that Honda revealed its latest Civic Type R, some four years after the debut of its ninth-generation Civic hatch donor...


Honda WR-V: Jacked-up Jazz revealed for South America
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Honda WR-V: Jacked-up Jazz revealed for South America

The 2017 Honda WR-V has been revealed this week at the Sao Paulo motor show, becoming the smallest model in the Japanese company's SUV line-up. First teased in a designer sketch last month, the WR-V has been designed and developed in Brazil for the South American market...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 11, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 11, 2016

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...