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2015 BMW 5 Series gains new options packages; 550i variant discontinued

BMW Australia has introduced two new options packages for the 2015 BMW 5 Series range. Available from March production, the new Professional and Exclusive packages bundle together a host of comfort and driver assist systems to enhance the BMW 5 Series sedan, Touring and Gran Turismo models...

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Holden Commodore SV6 Lightning pricing and specifications
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Holden Commodore SV6 Lightning pricing and specifications

The Holden Commodore SV6 Lightning special edition will go on sale later this month priced from $37,490 before on-road costs. The SV6 Lightning – the name was picked from more than 1000 entries in Holden’s ‘Name that Commodore’ Facebook competition – commands a $1500 premium over the SV6 sedan and $4000 over the SV6 Ute on which it’s based...


2015 Mercedes-Benz S600L Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S600L Review

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class continues to represent the pinnacle of technological inclusions and motoring design. The V12 S600L sits at the top of the pile.

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$417,500

2015 HSV Senator SV special edition launches from $83,990
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2015 HSV Senator SV special edition launches from $83,990

The team at Holden Special Vehicles has injected an extra dose of aggression into its luxurious Senator Signature to create the special edition 2015 HSV Senator SV. Production of the stealthily styled HSV Senator SV begins this month, with 50 confirmed for Australian enthusiasts, priced from $83,990 before on-road costs (identical to the regular Senator Signature on which it’s based), and two headed to New Zealand...


2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 Review

The CLS500 isn't supposed to be for everybody according to its maker. Regardless, there's a lot to like about this swoopy four door performance weapon.

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$169,900

Ford Falcon FG X fails to fire, slumps to lowest monthly sales in nameplate's history
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Ford Falcon FG X fails to fire, slumps to lowest monthly sales in nameplate's history

The refreshed Ford Falcon FG X has failed to fire in its first full month on sale, slumping to the worst monthly sales performance in the 55-year-old nameplate’s history. Ford sold just 381 Falcon sedans across Australia in January, down 17.4 per cent compared with the same month in 2014, and down on humble results in October and November (396 and 411, respectively) when the Falcon FG Mk2 was deep in runout...


2016 Porsche Panamera : Sleeker second-gen sedan spied in the snow
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2016 Porsche Panamera : Sleeker second-gen sedan spied in the snow

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have captured the most revealing images to date of the 2016 Porsche Panamera. Seen here undergoing cold-weather testing in icy Sweden, the lightly camouflaged Panamera prototype shows off the sleeker lines of the second-generation luxury five-door grand tourer, which is expected to launch towards the end of next year...


Chrysler 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour special edition launches from $60,000
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Chrysler 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour special edition launches from $60,000

The special edition Chrysler 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour has joined the American brand’s muscle car line-up in Australia. Limited to 130 units, the Satin Vapour is based on the stripped-out 300 SRT Core variant and, at $60,000 before on-road costs, is positioned midway between the base Core ($56,000) and the fully equipped 300 SRT8 ($66,000)...


Buick Avenir First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Buick Avenir First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

It’s no surprise that only General Motors insiders have confirmed the just-released, Australian-designed Buick Avenir concept is underpinned by the company’s brand new Omega platform set for application in the 2016 Cadillac CT6 – or the American luxury division’s new S-Class and 7 Series rival...


Holden Commodore SV6 : Competition gives fans the chance to name new special edition
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Holden Commodore SV6 : Competition gives fans the chance to name new special edition

Holden is giving fans a shot at a small slice of Australian automotive history by launching a competition to name a new 2015 Commodore special edition. Holden’s ‘Name that Commodore’ competition kicks off today, asking fans to suggest a name for a special edition based on the 2015 Holden Commodore SV6...


Ford Falcon FG X XR8 - Visiting a Falcon Fanatic
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Ford Falcon FG X XR8 - Visiting a Falcon Fanatic

With the launch of the Falcon FG X, Ford invited Falcon Fanatics from around the country to come and see the car, but not everyone could make it. So we're on our way in a Ford Falcon XR8 to see a very appropriately named Falcon Fanatic, Ozzie, who was busy working that day, to get up close and personal with the new FG X.


Ford Falcon FG X Range - What the Falcon Fanatics think
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Ford Falcon FG X Range - What the Falcon Fanatics think

With the official launch of the Ford Falcon FG X, Ford invited eager Falcon Fanatics down to Avalon Airport to see the new car. We ask the people what they think of the FG X range.


50 Years of Holden Wagon::Calais V Sportwagon v EH Holden Special Station Sedan
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50 Years of Holden Wagon:Calais V Sportwagon v EH Holden Special Station Sedan

The humble station wagon has been the cornerstone of Australian family transport for over half a century. However, since Ford stopped production of the Falcon wagon back in 2010, your only option for a locally made, sedan-based hauler has been the Holden VF Sportwagon – in both Commodore, and Calais guise...


Medium and large cars coming in 2015
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Medium and large cars coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated medium and large cars launching in Australia in 2015.   Volkswagen Jetta update – January An updated version of the slow-selling Volkswagen Jetta mid-size sedan will arrive early in the year, likely bringing with it a new price tag and revised equipment...


Fifty years of Holden Wagons - 2014 VF Calais Sportwagon v 1964 EH Special Wagon
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Fifty years of Holden Wagons - 2014 VF Calais Sportwagon v 1964 EH Special Wagon

The Holden Commodore Sportwagon is the only Australian-built station wagon you can buy. Wagons have been important to Australia, so James takes a look at two cars, fifty years apart - the 2014 Holden Calais V Sportwagon and the 1964 EH Holden Special Station Sedan. When the EH was on sale in 1964, Australia had a population of only 11 million people and was still a couple of years away from having decimal currency...


Ford Falcon XR8 v Holden Commdore SS V Redline Track Review
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Ford Falcon XR8 v Holden Commdore SS V Redline Track Review

http://www.caradvice.com.au/326189/?yt_desc - Read the article here. In the great Australian V8 war, the Holden Commodore SS in recent years has been consistently victorious. Not only has it defeated the Ford Falcon on the motorsport battlefield, it has also wounded its arch enemy both on the road and in the showroom...


2015 Skoda Superb: new sketch reveals design details
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2015 Skoda Superb: new sketch reveals design details

The new-generation 2015 Skoda Superb has been teased in sketch form ahead of its predicted reveal in February 2015. The all-new Czech large car is set for its in-the-metal unveiling at the 2015 Geneva motor show, but this image gives plenty away about what to expect for the brand's new MQB-based flagship model...


2014 Skoda Superb 125TDI Elegance sedan and wagon Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Skoda Superb 125TDI Elegance sedan and wagon Review

Trent drives the sedan and James the wagon - but is the Skoda as Superb as its name suggests?


2015 Ford Falcon XR8 Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Ford Falcon XR8 Review

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

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$52,490 - $54,690

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 - $46,550