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McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar loses lid and goes all electric… for the kids

The multi-million-dollar McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar has morphed into an all-electric, single-seat convertible in a bid to appeal to a wider market… those aged three to six...

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2016 Ford Focus RS Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 Ford Focus RS Review

As they say in the classics, create the hype but don’t believe it. Is the 2016 Ford Focus RS worthy of all the fuss or is it potentially a victim of its own success?

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BMW Z4 successor spied at the Nurburgring, cabin glimpsed
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BMW Z4 successor spied at the Nurburgring, cabin glimpsed

BMW’s Z4 roadster replacement has been caught by our spy photographers making its Nurburgring debut as the development nears its completion. We’ve previously seen it undergoing cold weather snow testing. This time, we’ve also scored a glimpse inside the new BMW soft-top’s cabin, which appears to show a more conservative approach than that used on the now-dead Z4...


BMW M2 CS reported with M4 twin-turbo power boost
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BMW M2 CS reported with M4 twin-turbo power boost

As if BMW’s stunning M2 wasn’t already potent enough, speculation out of Germany is hinting at even more powerful M2 in the near future. German news outlet bimmertoday is reporting a 400 horsepower M2 is being developed, due for release in 2018. Dubbed the M2 CS (not CSL) it’s understood the pocket M-car will receive a makeover, courtesy of its bigger M3 and M4 brothers...


2016 Ferrari 488 Spider Review
Rating: 9.510 /10
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2016 Ferrari 488 Spider Review

Ferrari’s latest convertible, the 488 Spider hits Australian roads with supermodel proportions and superhuman abilities. James Ward gets behind the wheel.

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Focus RS v Golf R v WRX STI Comparison: Track Test
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Focus RS v Golf R v WRX STI Comparison: Track Test

Read the full article here. We put the 2016 Ford Focus RS up against the 2016 Subaru WRX STI and 2016 Volkswagen Golf R around Haunted Hills in Victoria. Well, we don't Australian rally driver Chris Atkinson does...


Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison: Track Test
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Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison: Track Test

The first part of our Ford Focus RS versus Subaru WRX STI versus Volkswagen Golf R comparison, the road test, ended with the Volkswagen claiming victory over the new Ford and the Subaru. This, though, is the second instalment – the track element – and it's the best chance the compromised but vastly gifted RS has to win back some ground...


Abarth 124 Rally R-GT gets sideways in driving tests - video
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Abarth 124 Rally R-GT gets sideways in driving tests - video

A new video shows the Abarth 124 Rally R-GT - the rally car version of the upcoming Abarth 124 Spider - snarling and popping as it speeds around some tight corners. First revealed at this year’s Geneva motor show, the Abarth 124 Rally has been homologated for the FIA R-GT series, fitted with a roll cage and a composite hardtop in place of the road car’s manually-operated soft top...


Aston Martin DB11 Volante previewed ahead of 2018 launch
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Aston Martin DB11 Volante previewed ahead of 2018 launch

The 2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante has been revealed, kind of, in new images of a “lightly disguised engineering car” released by the company. Scheduled to launch in “spring 2018”, the DB11 Volante prototype is an all-black convertible version of the recently-launched DB11 coupe. And, despite the fake panels on the rear quarter panels and bootlid, it looks almost production ready...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 16, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 16, 2016

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...


Which should I buy: FWD, RWD or AWD?
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Which should I buy: FWD, RWD or AWD?

Front-wheel-drive v rear-wheel-drive v all-wheel-drive: Vehicle dynamics and stability control tested Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. What's the difference? And which one should you buy? We head out to the DECA skidpad in Shepparton to put all three to the test...


Subaru BRZ replacement: still no word on second-generation sports coupe
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Subaru BRZ replacement: still no word on second-generation sports coupe

Will there be a second-generation Subaru BRZ? There’s no word either way, just yet, according to the Japanese brand. The two-door sports coupe co-developed and produced by Toyota and Subaru is a few years into its lifecycle now, with a mid-term facelift just a few months away from launching in Australia...


Forza Horizon 3 for real on the Great Ocean Road
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Forza Horizon 3 for real on the Great Ocean Road

Read the full article here. CarAdvice joined the team from Xbox and Playground Games - the people behind one of this year's most anticipated video games, Forza Horizon 3 - to test out the game's graphics by driving Victoria's Great Ocean Road in a selection of super cars and muscle cars including two Aussie favourites.


2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster revealed: New powered-up ragtop to sit below GT R
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster revealed: New powered-up ragtop to sit below GT R

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster has been revealed, giving the previously coupe-only supersports car some open-top style. Teased earlier this week in an online video, the new roadster is available in two grades: GT and GT C, joining the GT, GT S and GT R coupes in the company's flagship performance line-up...


Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison: Road Test
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Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison: Road Test

Think turbocharged, four-wheel-drive cars and it's hard not to picture rally monsters flying over jumps and sliding through forests millimetres from trees. These days, though, buyers keen for a road-going, boosted, all-paw performance car are spoilt for choice. And, if you've got around $50k to spend, three of the best you can buy are the Ford Focus RS, Subaru WRX STI, and Volkswagen Golf R...


Renault to launch Alpine coupe in Australia priced around $75k
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Renault to launch Alpine coupe in Australia priced around $75k

Renault Australia is steadily gearing up to launch the eagerly awaited Alpine sports car brand here in 2018, likely priced just under the conceptually similar Alfa Romeo 4C. The lightweight and likely mid-engined two-seater is creeping ever closer to production, slated to begin in 2017 in Dieppe, France, alongside the Clio RS...


2016 BMW M4 Competition Review
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2016 BMW M4 Competition Review

The Competition Pack throws a bunch of upgrades at the 2016 BMW M4 Coupe – but is it what the M4 should have been from the start?


2017 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid unveiled, Australian order books open
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2017 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid unveiled, Australian order books open

The 2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid has been revealed ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month, serving as the new entry point into the range. Starting at $242,600 plus on-road costs, the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is over $60,000 cheaper than the twin-turbo V6 Panamera 4S revealed in June. Porsche’s new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) teams a 243kW/450Nm 2...


2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC pricing and specs
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2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications have been revealed for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC range, which replaces the SLK in the brand’s line-up. The SLC - an upgraded and facelifted version of the SLK it replaces - is available in four variants: the SLC180, SLC200, SLC300 and AMG SLC43...


2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S revealed ahead of Paris debut
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2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S revealed ahead of Paris debut

The Bentley Flying Spur W12 S has been revealed overnight ahead of its debut at the Paris motor show next month. The new Flying Spur W12 S has a more powerful version of the company's 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 engine, now pumping out 467kW of power and 820Nm of torque, with peak torque available from 2000rpm...