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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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2015 Range Rover Sport HSE Review
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2015 Range Rover Sport HSE Review

Until recently, a supercharged V8 was the only petrol option worth choosing in the Range Rover Sport range. Now, with a supercharged V6 petrol available, is it worth looking at as a diesel alternative?


2015 BMW 318d Touring Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 BMW 318d Touring Review

Combining sharp looks with excellent practicality, for 2015, the BMW 318d Touring is now even better value...


2015 Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid revealed, Australia confirmed: UPDATE
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2015 Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid revealed, Australia confirmed: UPDATE

The Audi Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid large SUV has been revealed - although it didn't make its 'in the metal' debut at the enormous Volkswagen Group Night in Geneva where the luxury brand instead previewed the new Audi R8 and Prologue Avant Concept. Most notably, it is the first Audi with a plug-in hybrid diesel powertrain. It pairs a 190kW/600Nm 3...


2015 Lexus IS300h Review : LT1

2015 Lexus IS300h Review : LT1

When you consider the Lexus brand, it’s fair to say two things will immediately spring to mind: benchmark luxury and a customer service ethic that is hard to surpass. These two core brand values have been at the very heart of Lexus DNA since 1983, when former Toyota chairman and founder, Eiji Toyoda, gave his engineers and designers the ultimate challenge – to build the best luxury car in the world...

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible caught testing again
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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible caught testing again

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class convertible has again been spotted cold weather testing, this time almost sans-camouflage, ahead of its public reveal at September’s Frankfurt motor show. This topless cruiser is to be the sixth and final member of the burgeoning S-Class range, joining the short- and long-wheelbase sedans, the Coupe, the Mercedes-Maybach and the Pullman...


2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Review
Rating: 9.810 /10
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2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Review

The best iteration of the Mercedes-AMG C63 yet despite the downsized engine. It's almost faultless. Almost...

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2016 Infiniti Q30 small luxury hatchback spied
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2016 Infiniti Q30 small luxury hatchback spied

The all-new 2016 Infiniti Q30 small luxury hatchback has been spotted ahead of undergoing testing in Europe. The new Infiniti Q30 is the Japanese brand's first small car - but despite the possibility of basing the new model off a Nissan hatchback platform, the Q30 will share much of its underpinnings, not to mention some of its engines, with the Mercedes A-Class...


2015 BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M pricing and specifications
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2015 BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M pricing and specifications

Pricing and specification details have been announced for the 2015 BMW X5 M and its coupe-styled sibling, the 2015 BMW X6 M. The range-topping versions of the X5 and X6 will arrive in the second quarter of 2015, with the high-performance duo claimed to "set the benchmark" for dynamic ability and agility...


2016 Range Rover Evoque unveiled with new styling, engines and technology
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2016 Range Rover Evoque unveiled with new styling, engines and technology

The 2016 Range Rover Evoque will debut at this year's Geneva motor show bearing a slightly revised design, updated technology and a range of new engine options. The powertrain offerings for the facelifted Range Rover Evoque will see the compact model become the "most efficient Land Rover ever", according to the British brand. The 2...


2015 Porsche Boxster GTS Review: Yarra Valley weekender
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Porsche Boxster GTS Review: Yarra Valley weekender

Driving your first Porsche is exciting enough, sharing that moment with your dad is even better...

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Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman revealed
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Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman revealed

The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman has been revealed, half a century after the German car maker launched its original ultra-luxury limousine, the Mercedes-Benz 600. The new S-Class Pullman flagship measures an intimidating 6.5 metres from nose to tail, making it more than a metre longer than the ‘regular’ Mercedes-Maybach S-Class...


2015 BMW 228i:: Week with Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 BMW 228i: Week with Review

CarAdvice's resident shooter Tom Fraser spends a week getting intimate with the BMW 228i...

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Audi RS Q7 on the cards
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Audi RS Q7 on the cards

The Audi RS performance portfolio could soon extend to include the first Audi RS Q7. A report from Top Gear this week suggested such a model was on its way to market, and should an RS version of the all-new Audi Q7 become a reality, it will take on the likes of high-riding, high-performance SUVs such as the BMW X5 M and Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG, not to mention the Range Rover Sport SVR...


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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Mercedes-Benz GLC:: GLK replacement spied and rendered
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Mercedes-Benz GLC: GLK replacement spied and rendered

The first Mercedes-Benz GLC has been spied testing under moderate disguise ahead of its likely global premiere in Frankfurt this September — and for the first time we can show you a rendering of what to expect when the covers come off. Mercedes’ newly-named replacement for the GLK — which, vitally, will be made in right-hand-drive form this time and come to Australia — will be a rival to the Audi Q5 and BMW X3...


2015 DS 5 facelift revealed ahead of Geneva motor show
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2015 DS 5 facelift revealed ahead of Geneva motor show

Citroen's luxury offshoot DS has revealed a facelifted version of its crossover-style hatchback, the DS 5. The new-look DS 5 dumps all references to its parent brand, losing the chevron badge in favour of a bold DS icon centrally positioned on the updated car's grille...


Alfa Romeo dealers to go standalone
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Alfa Romeo dealers to go standalone

Alfa Romeo will seek to become a standalone brand in Australia as it starts a new chapter in its 105-year history. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch of the Alfa Romeo 4C in Melbourne this week, recently appointed boss of Fiat Chrysler Australia Pat Dougherty discussed the company’s plans to restructure the current dealer setup and take Alfa Romeo upscale...


2015 Bathurst 12 Hour: swan song for Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

2015 Bathurst 12 Hour: swan song for Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

Last weekend's Bathurst 12 Hour was the 13th since the endurance race began in 1991. And while it will forever go down as one of the best finishes on record for Mercedes-Benz, it marked the end of an era… This year’s gruelling Mount Panorama event comprised 269 laps of the 6.213km circuit, for over 1670km and a record 20 safety car disruptions...

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2015 Range Rover Autobiography LWB Review: Luxury travel weekender
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Range Rover Autobiography LWB Review: Luxury travel weekender

Paul Maric takes the biggest and baddest Range Rover on the market, which ironically seats the least number of people, on a luxury weekend away...

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$189,700 - $260,800