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SUV sales may have boomed over the years, but high-performance variants remain a relatively rare breed. Mainstream brands have largely ignored such spin-offs using their known sports badges...

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2015 Audi A4 shapes up for C-Class battle
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2015 Audi A4 shapes up for C-Class battle

Pictured: Artist's impression of the 2015 Audi A4 The next-generation Audi A4 will take some design cues from the TT, add more technology and shed up to 100kg as it aims to lift its game against the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. CarAdvice spies have spotted Audi’s fifth-generation mid-size sedan testing in Europe ahead of an expected unveiling at October 2015’s Frankfurt motor show...


Tesla Model S P85+ First Look
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Tesla Model S P85+ First Look

http://www.caradvice.com.au/320449/?yt_desc - Read the article here. If ever there was a car that could be labelled an undisputed ‘game changer’, the Tesla Model S is it. A fully electric car with more range than we’ve ever seen from a dedicated plug-in – and even some plug-in hybrid models that also lug a conventional petrol or diesel “range-extender” engine around with them – the Model S is enough to make you think that electric motoring could actually be a real possibility in the near future...


Mercedes Maybach S600 First Look : Los Angeles Auto Show
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Mercedes Maybach S600 First Look : Los Angeles Auto Show

http://www.caradvice.com.au/320125/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Tony Crawford and Sally Dominguez experience the new Mercedes-Maybach S600 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The ultra-long-wheelbase Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has been unveiled simultaneously on the opening days of the Los Angeles and Guangzhou motor shows...


2015 Chrysler 300 : Los Angeles Auto Show
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2015 Chrysler 300 : Los Angeles Auto Show

Tony Crawford speaks with Ralph Gilles, Senior Vice President of Product Design at Chrysler Group, about the refreshed styling, new technology and mechanical updates to the Chrysler 300.


Audi Prologue concept previews new design language and upcoming A9 flagship
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Audi Prologue concept previews new design language and upcoming A9 flagship

The Audi Prologue concept has been revealed on the eve of the Los Angeles auto show, giving the automotive world its first glimpse at the car maker’s new design language. The large, low-slung coupe is also believed to preview a new flagship luxury model from the brand, speculatively dubbed the Audi A9, to sit above the A8 limousine...


Tycoons treating themselves as uber-luxury sedan sales thrive
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Tycoons treating themselves as uber-luxury sedan sales thrive

The upper echelons of the Australian passenger car segment appear to be undergoing a quiet renaissance, with sales of luxury 'upper large' sedans more than doubling this year...


Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II launch brings $100K price cut
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Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II launch brings $100K price cut

The Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II is now on-sale and available from a starting price of $100,000 lower than its predecessor courtesy of a reduction in standard specification. Launched this week locally, the mid-life update of Rolls-Royce’s entry model that premiered in its original guise in 2009 is priced at $545,000 drive-away, where it was previously $645,000...


Hyundai Genesis Review : E-Class challenger or pretender?
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Hyundai Genesis Review : E-Class challenger or pretender?

CarAdvice finds out whether the German luxury brands should be worried by Korea's new $60,000 sedan.


2015 Honda Legend revealed
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2015 Honda Legend revealed

The fifth-generation Honda Legend has broken cover in Japan ahead of its official launch on January 22. The Japanese domestic market Legend – essentially a rebadged version of the Acura RLX sold in North America since 2013 – introduces a complex all-wheel-drive hybrid powertrain and world-first safety technology...


Hyundai Genesis : Korea’s E-Class rival launches from $60,000
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Hyundai Genesis : Korea’s E-Class rival launches from $60,000

The Hyundai Genesis has arrived in Australia as the South Korean car maker’s most ambitious and most expensive model yet. Hyundai’s new luxury sedan is setting out to challenge the likes of the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class with a car that’s not only bigger but features a $60,000 plus on-road costs starting price more like an entry-level luxury sedan...


Hyundai Genesis an image-maker not a loss-maker, says brand
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Hyundai Genesis an image-maker not a loss-maker, says brand

Hyundai Australia says its new Genesis luxury sedan will serve as a technological flagship to lift the image of the brand locally, though it has denied the model won’t be profitable. The Genesis has gone on sale in Australia for the first time, after the first-generation model was built in left-hand-drive only...


Hyundai sets up public comparison test with 5 Series and E-Class
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Hyundai sets up public comparison test with 5 Series and E-Class

Hyundai Australia is backing the credentials of its new Genesis luxury car by setting up public comparison tests involving rival German cars, the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The South Korean car maker has set up the back-to-back trials in Sydney and Melbourne as part of the November launch for its new large luxury sedan...


Hyundai Genesis Review
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Hyundai Genesis Review

There’s only a single H logo on the whole car, but that’s enough to confirm the brand behind the Hyundai Genesis is feeling sufficiently bold about its new flagship model. Forget a Lexus-like spin-off brand; Hyundai is playing the range-halo card with the Genesis that it describes as its most advanced and most luxurious car yet...

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2015 Porsche Cayenne : Entry V6 petrol and GTS coming in February
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2015 Porsche Cayenne : Entry V6 petrol and GTS coming in February

The 2015 Porsche Cayenne range that arrives in Australia later this month will be bolstered in February by updated versions of the base V6 petrol and powerful GTS performance model. Previously the cheapest model in the range, the upgraded Porsche Cayenne petrol costs $7800 more than before, priced from $108,000 plus on-road costs...


Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive Series headed for Los Angeles
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Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive Series headed for Los Angeles

The Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive Series will debut a number of new features for the German luxury car maker at this month’s Los Angeles auto show. One of a limited run of 100, the Panamera Exclusive Series show car is finished with a two-tone paint job – a first for Porsche...


Mercedes-Benz E250 Coupe Review: Wye River wedding weekender
Rating: 810 /10
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Mercedes-Benz E250 Coupe Review: Wye River wedding weekender

A wedding sees Dave head down Victoria's Great Ocean Road in the Mercedes-Benz E250 Coupe...

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$96,900

Lexus NX's Toyota RAV4 foundations are a non-issue, says local chief
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Lexus NX's Toyota RAV4 foundations are a non-issue, says local chief

The new Lexus NX compact luxury may use a few bits from the humble Toyota RAV4, but so what? That was the question posed by Lexus Australia chief executive Sean Hanley at the NX launch in Adelaide this week.  This week’s launch of the NX300h hybrid ahead of the brand-first NX200t 2.0-litre turbo-petrol around February marks an important step for Lexus into a booming segment where it has lacked a presence...


Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class sports variant spied
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Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class sports variant spied

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped a sporty version of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class outside the Nurburgring in Germany. The latest shots come just weeks after our spies spotted a suspected entry-level GLC emerging from a Mercedes-Benz research and development facility...


Porsche planning luxury EV to rival Tesla Model S - report
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Porsche planning luxury EV to rival Tesla Model S - report

Early development work has begun on an electric Porsche to rival the Tesla Model S, according to reports out of Europe. German media is reporting that Porsche chairman Matthias Muller made comments suggesting that its first-ever pure-electric production model will form part of an upcoming five-door mid-sized family...