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2016 Mazda MX-5 1.5L v 2.0L track comparison

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2016 Mazda MX-5 1.5L v 2.0L track comparison

Read the article here. That Mazda offers a choice of 1.5- and 2.0-litre versions of its fourth-generation MX-5 Roadster begs a simple and obvious question: which is the better buy? The answers, though, are numerous and more complex, each starting with the words ‘it depends’...

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Nissan GT-R R35 v R32: The latest and the greatest at Phillip Island

Nissan GT-R R35 v R32: The latest and the greatest at Phillip Island

CarAdvice was recently invited along to the world famous Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit to watch Nissan Australia launch its 2016 motorsport season. We knew the #23 V8 Supercars Nissan Altima of Michael Caruso would have its updated livery unveiled and we knew the #1A Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 - freshly purchased by Nissan Australia - would be there throwing down some shake-down test laps ahead of its 2015 Bathurst 12 Hour title defence at Mount Panorama...


2016 Porsche 911 Turbo Review
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2016 Porsche 911 Turbo Review

Read the article here. Born out of the high stakes innovation of CAN-AM racing, the original Porsche 911 Turbo became an automotive icon the moment it rolled off the production line in 1975 – though back then, it was officially known as the Porsche 930. Armed with a 3...


2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Review

Curt channels his inner rock-star and heads to Miami to drive the 2016 Lamborghini Huracan Spyder.

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$470,800

2016 HSV GTS GenF-2 Review : 430kW Australian Sports Sedan
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2016 HSV GTS GenF-2 Review : 430kW Australian Sports Sedan

Recently, we had a look at the 400kW HSV Clubsport – and some viewers said we should probably pay more attention to green cars… So we did! And this one has 430kW. Say hello to the 2016 HSV Gen-F2 GTS So what is new on the GenF-2 GTS? Not much...


2016 Subaru WRX Review: Sandown Raceway weekender
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 Subaru WRX Review: Sandown Raceway weekender

Teaming accessible performance with real-world practicality, Dave heads to Sandown Raceway in the 2016 Subaru WRX for the latest weekend warrior track test...

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$38,990 - $40,990

2016 Ford Focus RS Review
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2016 Ford Focus RS Review

Read the article here. There’s really no other way to say this, so let’s just be blunt about it. The 2016 Ford Focus RS is a staggeringly good sports car. It has almost everything you could expect from an AWD super-hot hatch… almost. With a starting price of $50,990, the new and now all-wheel drive Focus RS is without doubt the performance bargain of the year...


Nissan Australia CEO "frustrated" by ongoing Nismo launch delay
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Nissan Australia CEO "frustrated" by ongoing Nismo launch delay

The head of Nissan Australia says he – like many fans of the Japanese car maker's motorsport and performance arm – is "frustrated" by the continued delay in Nismo being confirmed for our market...


2016 Ford Focus RS Review: Track Test

2016 Ford Focus RS Review: Track Test

The 2016 Ford Focus RS is an amazing road car, as we discovered here. But how does it go on a proper racetrack? To find out, Ford brought us over to Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain. This track is home to MotoGP and, in the past, DTM, World Touring Cars and even GT cars. It’s a relatively tight track with plenty of technical corners, well suited to the grippy characteristics of the Focus RS...


Opel GT concept previews rear-wheel-drive baby coupe, Geneva show premiere
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Opel GT concept previews rear-wheel-drive baby coupe, Geneva show premiere

The much-anticipated Opel GT coupe concept has been revealed ahead of its world premiere at the Geneva motor show in March, and it’s packing a few surprises. The rather stunning little two-door is a “purebred, pared down, yet unashamedly avant-garde” coupe billed as a look at the company’s future sports cars...


Porsche 718 Boxster and Boxster S revealed, new flat-four turbo engines headline
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Porsche 718 Boxster and Boxster S revealed, new flat-four turbo engines headline

The rebranded Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S were revealed this morning sporting more powerful new four-cylinder engines, and significant revisions both outside and in. However, Australian buyers will pay steeper prices for the privilege when the range launches in mid-2016. The entry prices are up by between $8400 and $12,300...


2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review: riding shotgun with works driver Jorg Bergmeister

2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review: riding shotgun with works driver Jorg Bergmeister

We thought we’d nailed our bucket list after burning up Johannesburg’s Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in the new 911 Turbo S – but all that was blown out of the water after riding shotgun in the latest Porsche 911 GT3 RS with works driver Jorg Bergmeister...


2016 HSV Clubsport R8 LSA Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 HSV Clubsport R8 LSA Review

If the garden-variety HSV Clubsport R8 didn't have quite enough grunt for you, HSV has come to the party with an LSA-powered variant. It's a monster of an engine and a comparative bargain.

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$80,900

2016 BMW M135i Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 BMW M135i Review

With sharper looks and equipment levels and an even sharper price, is the 2016 BMW M135i the ultimate high-performance hatchback...

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$62,900

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

It's one of the most eagerly anticipated hot hatches of the year, and we've driven it. Read our review of the mighty Ford Focus RS.

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$50,990

2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been refreshed for the 2016 model year. We jump behind the wheel to see how it drives.

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$37,200 - $77,900

2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Review

You could fill an SUV with kids and shopping, or you could fill it with a 5.5-litre twin-turbo V8. The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S is the latter.


2016 Ford Mustang Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Ford Mustang Review

The Ford Mustang has finally landed in Australia after what has seemed an eternity. The question is whether it can truly live up to the Mustang muscle car legend...

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$45,990 - $66,490

2016 Lexus RC200t F Sport Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Lexus RC200t F Sport Review

The addition of two-litre turbo four-cylinder power creates a new entry level for the Lexus RC coupe range. Does the small engine satisfy the tow-door's sporting aspirations?

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$73,000

2016 McLaren 650S Spider — Driving Jabal Jais, UAE's highest mountain road
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2016 McLaren 650S Spider — Driving Jabal Jais, UAE's highest mountain road

Read the McLaren 650S Spider review here. It's hard to pick the right place to stretch the legs of a supercar. But, when a newly created road with two lanes on the way up and one lane on the way down popped up, it was hard to say no. Even more so when it's the highest mountain road in the United Arab Emirates, Jabal Jais, and only one hour out of Dubai...