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Audi Q8 coupe-inspired SUV due in 2019

The first-ever coupe-inspired Audi Q8 SUV will be released in 2019. Audi confirmed launch timing for its new BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe rival at its annual general meeting over the weekend...

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Audi A7 TDI Biturbo Quattro v Mercedes-Benz CLS 500 : Comparison Review
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Audi A7 TDI Biturbo Quattro v Mercedes-Benz CLS 500 : Comparison Review

Wholesale revamps in large premium ‘coupe limousine’ circles have been thin on the ground of late. However, segment leaders the Audi A7 Sportback and Mercedes-Benz CLS have recently received refreshed exterior styling together with revised equipment levels, pricing and some mechanical specifications...


Tesla Model S prices rise due to Australian currency struggles
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Tesla Model S prices rise due to Australian currency struggles

Prices for the Tesla Model S have risen for the second time this year - and the US-based company claims it all comes down to the weak Australian dollar. According to the Australian arm of Tesla, the new higher pricing for the Model S has been driven by a "change in the exchange rates between Australian Dollar and US Dollar", and there have been increases across the four models currently available...


Bentley goal to be seen as standalone luxury brand rather than luxury car maker
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Bentley goal to be seen as standalone luxury brand rather than luxury car maker

Iconic British manufacturer, Bentley Motors, is seeking to draw from its near one hundred year history building luxury vehicles, to be seen as a standalone luxury brand in its own right. This positioning would see Bentley mentioned in the same breath as names like Bottega Veneta and Hermes, where in the eyes of the buyer, the aspiration of ownership is second only to actual ownership...


2015 Tesla Model S 85 Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Tesla Model S 85 Review

The Tesla Model S has been updated ... well, it has updated itself over the internet. Matt Campbell finds out why the Model S just keeps getting better.

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$114,200

BMW X2 prototypes ready to hit the road - report
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BMW X2 prototypes ready to hit the road - report

Top-secret BMW X2 test cars will hit the road within days, according to a company insider, as the German brand works towards plugging the last hole in its SUV line-up. According to Autocar, engineers at BMW’s prototype workshop have revealed test versions of the sporty X1-based compact SUV are just days away from hitting the road...


Porsche Australia introduces 2016 pricing and specification updates
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Porsche Australia introduces 2016 pricing and specification updates

Porsche Cars Australia has announced specification upgrades and some pricing revisions for its 2016 model year line-up. The Boxster, Cayman, Panamera and Macan models all benefit from additional standard equipment, while Boxster, Macan and Cayenne pricing has increased by between $1400 and $3800 across most variants in those model lines...


2015 Audi RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback pricing and specifications
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2015 Audi RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback pricing and specifications

The updated Audi RS6 Avant and Audi RS7 Sportback models have arrived in Australia, incorporating revisions introduced to the recently facelifted A6-based sedan and wagon and A7-based liftback ranges. The wildest production wagon the Australian dollar can buy, the RS6 Avant is now $229,000 plus on-road costs, an increase of $4500 over the outgoing version that debuted in 2013...


2015 Hyundai Genesis Sensory Review : Long-term report two
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Hyundai Genesis Sensory Review : Long-term report two

When the Hyundai Genesis joined the CarAdvice long-term test fleet we had many of the same questions as you. Is it properly luxurious? How’s the real world fuel consumption with that thirsty V6? Will people stump up $70K for a Hyundai? Having spent several thousand kilometres behind the wheel of the mid-spec Genesis Sensory, the answers are becoming clearer...

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$71,000

Rolls-Royce Dawn : Wraith drophead name announced, launching in Q1 2016
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Rolls-Royce Dawn : Wraith drophead name announced, launching in Q1 2016

Rolls-Royce has announced the convertible version of its Wraith coupe will be called the Rolls-Royce Dawn. The Dawn was unveiled to representatives of Rolls-Royce’s global dealer network at a conference in California overnight roughly nine month ahead of the new drophead model’s launch in the first quarter of 2016...


2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class pricing and specifications
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2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class pricing and specifications

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class will cost from $85,500 plus on-road costs when it reaches Australian showrooms in July. Mercedes-Benz Australia will initially offer one V-Class variant, the V250 BlueTec Avantgarde, which is available with seating for up to eight occupants...


2015 Lexus IS Review : IS300h
Rating: 710 /10
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2015 Lexus IS Review : IS300h

How does the Lexus IS300h rate in the junior executive class?

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Mercedes-Benz GL-Class range updated
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Mercedes-Benz GL-Class range updated

The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class SUV range has been updated with revised pricing and equipment levels. Mercedes-Benz's largest SUV is now available in four model grades: the entry-level GL350 BlueTEC Limited Edition; GL350 BlueTEC Edition S; GL500 Edition S; and flagship GL63 AMG. There are no images of the new models yet, but buyers can see them in showrooms in the coming weeks...


Jaguar XE Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Jaguar XE Review

We need to test in Australia, but so far, the new jaguar XE is a best-in-class performance by the British manufacturer.


2015 Audi A6 Allroad Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Audi A6 Allroad Review

The 2015 Audi A6 Allroad isn't your average station wagon - and nor is it a fully-fledged SUV. Matt Campbell finds out what the German rugged wagon is all about.

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$111,900

Jaguar XE: Initial specifications revealed - UPDATED
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Jaguar XE: Initial specifications revealed - UPDATED

Specifications of the Jaguar XE have appeared on the car maker’s public website three months out from the highly anticipated mid-sized sedan’s Australian launch. The configurator, based on global information about the new Jaguar XE, lists five variants (Pure, Prestige, R-Sport, Portfolio and S) and four engines (a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel, two tunes of a 2...


Rolls-Royce SUV could become brand's top seller in Australia, says local boss
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Rolls-Royce SUV could become brand's top seller in Australia, says local boss

Rolls-Royce believes Australia’s seemingly insatiable demand for luxury cars and SUVs could see its first-ever SUV become its top-selling model in our market. Speaking with Australian journalists at the Shanghai motor show, Rolls-Royce Asia Pacific regional director Paul Harris says Australia’s unique landscape and buying habits are perfectly suited to its forthcoming model...


2015 Mini Paceman Cooper S Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2015 Mini Paceman Cooper S Review

Updated for 2015, the Mini Paceman is as unique as a supercar or maybe even more...

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$44,900

BMW iDrive to make way for touchscreens, says design boss
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BMW iDrive to make way for touchscreens, says design boss

The head of design at BMW has admitted the company’s trademark iDrive infotainment system controller will make way for touchscreen technology in the future. BMW Group design director Adrian van Hooydonk told Autocar recently that touchscreens were one of a number of technology formats the car maker will use to allow drivers and passengers to interact with its next-generation vehicles...


Jaguar XF R-Sport variant sees out current-generation model
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Jaguar XF R-Sport variant sees out current-generation model

The 2015 Jaguar XF R-Sport model will see out the current-generation British mid-size luxury sedan in style - and with a sharp price to boot. The limited edition Jaguar XF model is offered as standard with an Aerodynamic Pack including revised front and rear bumpers and side skirts, a black grille and black window surrounds, and 18-inch Lyra wheels as standard...