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2017 Subaru Liberty S-Edition revealed

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2017 Subaru Liberty S-Edition revealed

The Subaru S-Edition badge has found its way to another model in the brand's range - the 2017 Subaru Liberty. With Subaru Australia adding just 100 examples of this slightly sportier sedan to its line-up, the car will likely be in reasonable demand - and at a cost of just $2000 over the cost of the 2...

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Alfa Romeo Giulia QV v BMW M3 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S comparison
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Alfa Romeo Giulia QV v BMW M3 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S comparison

For a nation renowned for its love of all things sport, it should come as no surprise this admiration and aspiration extends to what we drive. We are inside the top-10 world sales market list for Lamborghini, Porsche is seeing continuing sales growth and both Mercedes-AMG and BMW M Division speak highly of the Australian market, where we have the highest performance-version to regular-model ratio in the world...


2017 Skoda Superb recalled for seatbelt fix
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2017 Skoda Superb recalled for seatbelt fix

Skoda has issued a recall for seven of its 2017 model-year Superb medium cars over concerns the seatbelt tensioner may not deploy in an accident. The Czech manufacturer reports the condition could be caused by variations in the mixture of the ratio of the tensioner's propellant. If the belt tensioners are not deployed correctly in an accident, occupants could be at higher risk of injury...


2017 Volvo S60, V60 Polestar pricing and specs
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2017 Volvo S60, V60 Polestar pricing and specs

Local pricing for the 2017 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar models have surfaced online this week, with the sporty mid-sized sedan and wagon twins starting at $89,990 and $92,990 before on-road costs respectively. This means the new Polestar models are a smidgen under $10,000 cheaper than the models they replace, despite offering more power and better performance, while commanding a $20,000 premium over the current T6 R-Design range topper ($69,990)...


Nissan Altima and Pulsar axed, replacements on the horizon - UPDATE
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Nissan Altima and Pulsar axed, replacements on the horizon - UPDATE

Update - Nissan Australia has confirmed that while the Altima and Pulsar in their current forms will no longer be imported, replacements for both models are to be announced in the "future". See bottom of article for details The Nissan Altima has been quietly dropped from the local line-up, leaving the Japanese manufacturer with no sedan models in its range...


2017 Hyundai Sonata facelift revealed in Korea
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2017 Hyundai Sonata facelift revealed in Korea

The facelifted 2017 Hyundai Sonata has been officially revealed in its home market of South Korea this week, ahead of an Australian release due before mid-2017. Despite being a mid-life facelift, the mid-sized sedan has seen a pretty significant design overhaul, drawing upon the company's latest design language that was first seen on the new i30 hatch...


2017 Ford Mondeo Trend wagon review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Ford Mondeo Trend wagon review

Dave jumps into the 2017 Ford Mondeo Trend Wagon to find out why the model is a hard car to hate, but an even harder one to love.

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$42,340

2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift sketches go official - UPDATE
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2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift sketches go official - UPDATE

UPDATE: Hyundai Australia has released the same sketches and confirmed the reveal of the next Sonata for next month. See bottom of article for details. The facelifted 2018 Hyundai Sonata has been teased in sketches that have been leaked online, giving a closer look at what the updated sedan will look like when it gets revealed later this year...


2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe getaway

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe getaway

As a luxury German sports car, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 may not scream ‘Straya’ but it is an adopted Aussie fave and I certainly didn’t mind spending Australia Day behind the wheel of it. Didn’t mind at all! Australia is continually one of the biggest markets for the Mercedes-AMG brand when it comes to sales per capita...

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$104,400

2017 Hyundai Sonata Active review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Hyundai Sonata Active review

The 2017 Hyundai Sonata Active is a comfortable mid-size sedan that would would be well suited to singles, couples and small families. So why isn't it on the radar?

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$30,590

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia pricing and specs
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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia pricing and specs

Australian pricing for the full 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia range has been revealed today, as part of the premium Italian mid-sizer's local launch. Local buyers got their first look at the new 3 Series and C-Class rival in December, with the 2017 Giulia revealed as the centrepiece of a newly unveiled Alfa Romeo showroom in Melbourne...


2016 BMW 330i 100 Year Edition review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 BMW 330i 100 Year Edition review

A limited-edition 3 Series to celebrate a century of BMW, James takes the 2016 BMW 330i 100 Year Edition for a spin.

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$75,855

2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift spied
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2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift spied

A heavily-disguised prototype believed to be the facelifted Hyundai Sonata has been spotted this week during cold weather testing. While the majority of the medium sedan's sheetmetal is concealed under the heavy black-and-white disguise, the new face and tail-lights are partially visible, showing that the new Sonata will draw inspiration from the recently-revealed 2017 i30 hatch...


2017 Lexus IS200t Luxury review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Lexus IS200t Luxury review

The 2017 Lexus IS200t Luxury is the cheapest version of the car available, but it doesn't feel cheap.

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$59,340

2017 Alpina B3 Touring review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Alpina B3 Touring review

James finds himself a unicorn – a 301kW BMW 3-Series wagon. We drive the 2017 Alpina B3 Touring.

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$160,900

2007 Hyundai Grandeur recalled for seat fix: 50 vehicles affected
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2007 Hyundai Grandeur recalled for seat fix: 50 vehicles affected

Hyundai has issued a recall for 50 of its 2007 Hyundai Grandeur over concerns the driver's side power seat switch may not operate properly when driving. The Korean manufacturer reports that the intermittent operations of the seat when the vehicle is in motion may cause driver distraction and result in difficulty controlling the vehicle, posing a hazard to the driver and other road users...


2017 Skoda Superb Sportline: New flagship here in February
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2017 Skoda Superb Sportline: New flagship here in February

The Skoda Superb range will be bolstered by a sporty new flagship next month, with the stylish Sportline trim confirmed for the Australian market from February. Based on the current range-topper – the 206TSI – the Skoda Superb Sportline is essentially a cosmetic kit a-la BMW M Sport or Volkswagen R-Line, adding a subtle bodykit and gloss-black highlights throughout the exterior...


2017 Mazda 6 Sport sedan review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Mazda 6 Sport sedan review

Can a new suite of updates sweeten the deal for the price-busting Mazda 6 Sport sedan? We spend a week with it to find out.


2016 Subaru Levorg 2.0GT review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Subaru Levorg 2.0GT review

Dave jumps into the 2016 Subaru Levorg 2.0GT to find out if the entry-level model can appeal to Subaru enthusiasts and others alike.

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$42,990

2017 Skoda Octavia RS review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Skoda Octavia RS review

The 2017 Skoda Octavia RS is a grown-up alternative to the sports car set. It just also happens to be really fun.

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$40,190