2015 BMW X6 : Pricing and specifications

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2015 BMW X6 : Pricing and specifications

The second-generation BMW X6 has arrived in Australia with more equipment and improved performance countered by higher pricing.  BMW has not messed with the proportions, however, which remain part SUV and part coupe...

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2015 BMW 6 Series, M6 updates revealed
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2015 BMW 6 Series, M6 updates revealed

The BMW 6 Series luxury sports car family and the high-performance BMW M6 halo models have been upgraded for 2015 with fresh styling, extra technology and features, and updated interiors. The 6 Series Coupe, Convertible and Gran Coupe models benefit from a newly designed kidney grille and restyled front and rear bumpers designed to accentuate the cars’ width...


Mercedes-Benz tops Audi, BMW in Australian luxury car customer service satisfaction study
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Mercedes-Benz tops Audi, BMW in Australian luxury car customer service satisfaction study

Mercedes-Benz has beaten rivals Audi and BMW to take out top spot in JD Power’s first Australian study into luxury car customer service satisfaction. Mercedes-Benz scored 833 points out of 1000 in the 2014 Australian Customer Service Index Study – Luxury Market, putting daylight between it and fellow German brands Audi (791) and BMW (774)...


2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe revealed
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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe revealed

Stuttgart’s answer to the BMW X6, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, has been revealed ahead of its 2015 Detroit auto show debut next month. The new GLE Coupe is based on the existing ML – which has been renamed GLE as part of the German brand’s naming overhaul and is due for a matching facelift early next year – and will be positioned above the conventional large luxury SUV as a more style-centric, sports-focused model...


2015 Jaguar XF to debut in New York in April - report
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2015 Jaguar XF to debut in New York in April - report

The second-generation Jaguar XF will reportedly make it world debut at April’s New York auto show and launch internationally in the third quarter of 2015 as it hits the accelerator pedal with its range of all-new models...


2015 Mercedes-Benz C200 Estate Review
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2015 Mercedes-Benz C200 Estate Review

The Mercedes Benz C-Class now comprises a stylish Estate wagon body style. CarAdvice spends some time behind the wheel of the C 200 variant.


Tesla Model S P85+ US Road Trip : Seattle to LA
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Tesla Model S P85+ US Road Trip : Seattle to LA

http://www.caradvice.com.au/322360/?yt_desc - Read the article here. The plan: to drive from Seattle to Los Angeles, a trip of more than 1800 kilometres – almost the same distance as traversing the Hume Highway from Brisbane to Melbourne. And, just like you would if you drove that trip, we’d be travelling through three states to our final destination...


2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class cabin gets S-Class cues
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2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class cabin gets S-Class cues

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class looks set to have more than a hint of S-Class in its cabin design, as our spy photographers in Europe can reveal.  Poised for a reveal in the second half of 2015, potentially via a global debut at the Frankfurt motor show in mid-September, the new E-Class will no doubt carry over the exterior styling cues of its latest-generation C-Class and S-Class siblings...


Interiors the new battleground for luxury makers, say Audi design chief
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Interiors the new battleground for luxury makers, say Audi design chief

A lot can be said of the exterior design trends of luxury car makers, but it's inside that could be the new battleground for premium marques, according to recently appointed Audi design chief, Marc Lichte. Speaking with CarAdvice at the recent 2014 Los Angeles auto show, Lichte said that in the coming years he expects interior design to be the dominant topic of conversation among the German luxury car brands, not to mention prestige rivals from abroad...


Audi RSQ3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG : Comparison review
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Audi RSQ3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG : Comparison review

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. Volkswagen had its Touareg R but has resisted a Tiguan GTI, Ford hasn’t done a Kuga ST, and Renault has restricted its hallowed RS badge to its hot-hatches...


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...