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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one...

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Last Rolls-Royce Phantom VII rolls off the line, replacement not due until 2018
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Last Rolls-Royce Phantom VII rolls off the line, replacement not due until 2018

The final seventh-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has rolled off the company's Goodwood production line in the UK. The current generation Phantom has been on sale since 2003, and is one of the oldest new cars currently on sale in Australia, sitting between the Morgan 4/4 and the Suzuki APV...


Most searched car brands of 2016
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Most searched car brands of 2016

Google has revealed its most searched automotive brands of 2016 - and the most popular car make may surprise you. Honda topped the 2016 most searched brands list, followed by German luxury brand Mercedes-Benz and electric car powerhouse Tesla. Teenage daydreamers looked up Lamborghini, while Swedish premium maker Volvo's new design language has clearly had an effect on potential customers, with it ranking fifth...


2012 BMW 5 Series GT, 7 Series, Rolls-Royce Ghost recalled for safety fix
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2012 BMW 5 Series GT, 7 Series, Rolls-Royce Ghost recalled for safety fix

UPDATE: The Rolls-Royce model affected was listed incorrectly on the government recalls website. It was the Ghost Series I affected, not the Phantom. Several BMW Group models have been recalled this week, including the 2012 BMW 5 Series GT, 7 Series and Rolls-Royce Ghost Series I, over concerns a faulty sensor could cause the front airbags and seat belt pretensioners to not deploy...


2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom spied without false body panels
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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom spied without false body panels

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has been spied again doing testing on public roads in Germany. Although it’s wrapped head to toe in camouflage, this latest prototype doesn’t feature the false body panels, or temporary head- and tail-light units, that were attached to earlier development vehicles, including the car spotted back in June...


Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce and others skipping Paris motor show - UPDATE
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Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce and others skipping Paris motor show - UPDATE

Update - Volkswagen subsidiaries Bentley and Lamborghini have also pulled out of the Paris motor show as the German company cuts spending after the 'Dieselgate' saga. See bottom of article for details Big name manufacturers including Ford, Volvo and Rolls-Royce have chosen to skip the Paris motor show next month, choosing to spend their marketing dollars elsewhere...


Cheapest to most expensive: The car brands with the biggest price ranges

Cheapest to most expensive: The car brands with the biggest price ranges

The confirmation of the pricing for the all-new Honda NSX – at a huge $420,000 plus on-road costs – made a few people in the CarAdvice office gasp. But it also got the team to thinking – that’s a big gap between the cheapest Honda model to the dearest..


2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report
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2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report

When it comes to a concentrated snapshot of mankind's four-wheeled achievements, the Goodwood Festival Of Speed takes some beating. If your blood runs high on octane, it should be at the sharp end of your personal bucket list. If you're not yet the gearhead, the FoS, as it nicknames itself, will almost certainly convert you...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 24
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 24

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 concept unveiled
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Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 concept unveiled

Unveiled overnight, the Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 is said to be the first "purely visionary" concept car from the brand, namely one that doesn't preview an upcoming vehicle. As with the Mini Vision Next 100 that was revealed alongside it, and the BMW Vision Next 100 that debuted in March, this concept car is designed to celebrate BMW's centenary...


2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom spied inside and out
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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom spied inside and out

The exterior and interior of the next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has been photographed during testing in Germany this week. As with the earlier prototype spotted during winter testing earlier this year, this latest Phantom development prototype is clad in swirly camouflage and cloaked under a number of false body panels...


Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith: final edition takes assembly line with it
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Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith: final edition takes assembly line with it

The Rolls-Royce Phantom coupe and Drophead, two of the most luxurious and exclusive cars in the world, are being given a noble send-off before the seventh generation ceases production. The Zenith collection, announced earlier this year, celebrates one of the automotive world’s most iconic luxury cars, combining bespoke touches with an engraved piece of metal plucked from the Phantom’s actual assembly line in Goodwood, England...


Rolls-Royce Wraith gets $50,000 bespoke luggage set
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Rolls-Royce Wraith gets $50,000 bespoke luggage set

Luxury marque Rolls-Royce has used its flair for premium car design to create a range of elegant luggage designed to accompany the Wraith. The collection was brought to life by Rolls-Royce designer, Michael Bryden, and has been crafted to be housed perfectly in the rear compartment of the $645,000 car...


The 10 most powerful cars you can buy in Australia

The 10 most powerful cars you can buy in Australia

Power and excitement go hand-in-hand. Henry Kissinger summed up the connection perfectly when he said: "Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac". Though Kissinger wasn't talking about kilowatts, when you take a look at the 10 most powerful production cars on sale in Australia, there's no arguing each has sex appeal...


2016 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II Review
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2016 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II Review

Is the baby Ghost still a proper Rolls-Royce?


Rolls-Royce Phantom production to end in 2016, coupe and convertible won't be replaced
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Rolls-Royce Phantom production to end in 2016, coupe and convertible won't be replaced

Production of the Rolls-Royce Phantom sedan, coupe and convertible will cease by the end of this year, with a replacement vehicle not due until 2018. Overnight, the BMW-owned luxury car maker confirmed that the current seventh-generation Phantom will be phased out of production by year's end...


2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom spy photos
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2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom spy photos

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has been spotted up near the Arctic circle doing a spot of cold weather testing. From what we can see here, the new Phantom will evolve the current car's design, which makes no attempt to hide its grand dimensions nor its imposing road presence...


2018 Rolls-Royce range going aluminium: On-road testing begins
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2018 Rolls-Royce range going aluminium: On-road testing begins

The first Rolls-Royce to be underpinned by an aluminium spaceframe platform will appear in 2018, the British luxury marque has confirmed. As revealed in February last year, that new model will come in the form of an SUV - or, as Rolls-Royce described it at the time, “a high-bodied car”...


2016 Rolls-Royce New Cars
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2016 Rolls-Royce New Cars

Details of the new and updated Rolls-Royce models launching in Australia in 2016.   Rolls-Royce Dawn - Q2 The latest model in the ultra-luxurious Rolls-Royce range made its Australian debut in November, but first deliveries will commence in the second quarter of 2016. Joining the Phantom, Ghost and Wraith, the Dawn enters as a convertible companion to the latter...


Rolls-Royce Dawn debuts in Australia with $749,000 price tag
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Rolls-Royce Dawn debuts in Australia with $749,000 price tag

The Rolls-Royce Dawn has debuted in Australia in the most fitting way: at dawn on the back of a luxury boat on Sydney harbour. The Dawn becomes the fourth nameplate in Rolls-Royce’s expanding range, joining the flagship Phantom, ‘compact’ Ghost, and the Wraith coupe, on which the new ‘drophead’ model is based...