2015 Skoda Rapid : Specification upgrade to bring touchscreen and satellite navigation

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2015 Skoda Rapid : Specification upgrade to bring touchscreen and satellite navigation

The boss of Skoda Australia is confident a specification upgrade due in the third quarter of this year will give the compact Skoda Rapid a boost in local showrooms...

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Toyota Corolla Nurburgring edition celebrates seventh-place finish in 24-hour race
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Toyota Corolla Nurburgring edition celebrates seventh-place finish in 24-hour race

The Toyota Corolla Nurburgring special edition has been released in Thailand to celebrate the company’s seventh-place finish in its class at last year’s Nurburgring 24-hour race...


Abarth 695 Biposto Review : Balocco track test
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Abarth 695 Biposto Review : Balocco track test

http://www.caradvice.com.au/342880/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Few vehicles could be more frivolous, even if you have the requisite deep pockets, than either the Abarth 695 Maserati Edition or Abarth 695 Ferrari Tributo. But we’ve just tested one of them – the 2015 Abarth 695 Biposto. We’ve driven both the Abarth special editions extensively, as well as the more mundane Abarth 595...


2015 Holden Cruze SRi-V Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Holden Cruze SRi-V Review

Is this a face you could love? We jump into the freshly facelifted 2015 Holden Cruze SRi-V...

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$27,140 - $29,340

Mini John Cooper Works Cabrio : Red hot drop-top spied in the snow
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Mini John Cooper Works Cabrio : Red hot drop-top spied in the snow

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped a red-hot Mini JCW Cabrio prototype testing in the snow in Germany. The spy images show the John Cooper Works Cabrio test car with only light camouflage on its bonnet and the top of its windscreen, while the squiggly black and yellow plastic wrap does a slightly better job of disguising its rear quarter panels, tail-lights and tailgate...


2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake Review

The CLA-Class range is now complete with the addition of a Shooting Brake model. It's more practical than the Coupe too, with extra space.

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$52,400 - $89,900

Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R laps Albert Park F1 circuit in 2min23sec
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Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R laps Albert Park F1 circuit in 2min23sec

The multi-circuit record holding Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R has lapped Melbourne’s Albert Park Formula One circuit in 2:23.64 to become the first car of its kind to set a lap record of the Grand Prix track. Hustling the track-focused street-legal two-seat Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R around the 5...


2014 Holden Cruze Review: South Melbourne to Castlemaine weekender
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2014 Holden Cruze Review: South Melbourne to Castlemaine weekender

Dave takes the 2014 Holden Cruze SRi Z-Series to Castlemaine to quench a craving...

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Mazda 3 Maxx Review
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Mazda 3 Maxx Review

The Mazda 3 is the most popular privately purchased car in Australia and has not only proven itself a dependable performer since going on sale last year – it’s also more comfortable and tech-savvy than ever before. You can get the Mazda 3 in a sedan, or as we have here, a hatchback...


2015 Toyota Corolla facelift revealed
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2015 Toyota Corolla facelift revealed

An updated version of the Toyota Corolla will debut at next month’s Geneva motor show sporting fresh exterior styling, revisions to the cabin, and additional comfort and safety features. The three teaser images of Auris Hybrid (as the petrol-electric version of the Corolla is called in some European markets) reveal the front three-quarter angles of the updated hatch and wagon body styles and give a look at the new model's upgraded interior...


Mazda 3 Neo : Boss defends lack of reverse-view camera; says kids shouldn't be on driveways
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Mazda 3 Neo : Boss defends lack of reverse-view camera; says kids shouldn't be on driveways

The boss of Mazda Australia has defended his company’s decision not to equip the entry-level Mazda 3 with a standard reverse-view camera, saying that drivers need to take more care and parents need to keep children out of driveways...


2015 Mazda 3 pricing and specifications : Features up, prices down by up to $1150
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2015 Mazda 3 pricing and specifications : Features up, prices down by up to $1150

All variants in the 2015 Mazda 3 range have either been repositioned with lower prices or gained extra standard features as the Japanese brand continues its aggressive start to the year. Price cuts of between $600 and $1150 apply to all Mazda 3 sedan and hatch variants from the second-tier Maxx up, while the entry-level Neo gains over $1200 in value while retaining its previous pricing...


2015 Citroen C4 Picasso Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Citroen C4 Picasso Review

Citroen takes the MPV fight to the Mercedes-Benz B-Class and BMW 2-Series Active Tourer with the new C4 Picasso.

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$40,990

Holden Cruze : Local production unlikely to survive until 2017
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Holden Cruze : Local production unlikely to survive until 2017

It’s looking increasingly unlikely that local assembly of the Holden Cruze will continue until the company’s planned production shutdown at the end of 2017, meaning an early exit for potentially hundreds of manufacturing workers...


2016 Ford Focus RS pictures leaked
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2016 Ford Focus RS pictures leaked

  Pictures of the 2016 Ford Focus RS have leaked onto the internet ahead of the hot-hatch's official unveiling tonight. The images confirm a first-time five-door body style and show a slightly less extroverted approach to the Focus RS's styling after the rally-car-inspired second-generation version that sold locally in limited numbers and for a $59,990 price tag...


Peugeot 308 road trip through France and Peugeot 508 launch in Spain

Peugeot 308 road trip through France and Peugeot 508 launch in Spain

  During any international launch, a motoring journalist is likely to see some amazing scenery, stay at nice hotels and eat at gorgeous restaurants (read what CarAdvice founder Alborz Fallah has to say about the life of a motoring journalist here)...


Mazda 3 Review : LT3
Rating: 810 /10
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Mazda 3 Review : LT3

If you’ve followed the first two updates on our Mazda 3 Maxx long-termer (read them here and here), you’ll know that the very fact that I’m writing this third instalment rather than the car’s official custodian, Dan, is significant...

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2015 BMW M135i revealed
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2015 BMW M135i revealed

Images of the 2015 BMW M135i have been released, revealing the updated styling of the Bavarian brand’s flagship hot-hatch. BMW announced the specifications of its upgraded 1 Series range earlier this month but has kept images of the M135i under wraps until now...


2015 Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV : Pricing and specifications - UPDATE
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2015 Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV : Pricing and specifications - UPDATE

The 2015 Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV has arrived in Australian showrooms with a host of new features and the first-time option of an automatic transmission. The updated Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde six-speed manual is priced at $39,000 before on-road costs, $150 less than before, while the six-speed dual-clutch (TCT) automatic version costs $3000 more at $42,000...


2014 Kia Soul Si: week with Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Kia Soul Si: week with Review

Check it out now - The CarAdvice Melbourne team get a funk Soul brother for the week. Does it work out?