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Drifting: How do you drift and can anyone do it?

Read the full article here. Since the Toyota 86 launched back in 2012, interest in the smokey sport of drifting has only grown. And why wouldn’t it? The sight, the sound, the smell – it’s a spectacle...

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Drifting: How do you drift and can anyone do it?

Drifting: How do you drift and can anyone do it?

If you're a regular CarAdvice reader, you might already know about my passion for all things sideways. But how do you actually drift? And can anyone do it? To find out, we headed to Victoria’s Driver Education Centre of Australia (DECA) in Shepparton with two standard Toyota 86s, two experienced driving instructors with a passion for drifting, and two drivers who have never tried drifting in their lives...

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2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 Review

The 2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 is a phenomenal little pocket rocket, provided you're the right buyer...

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$49,990

2016 Holden Insignia VXR: Long-term report two
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Holden Insignia VXR: Long-term report two

We check in again with our long-term 2016 Holden Insignia VXR to see how it's keeping on, and even take it to the track...

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DS E-Tense concept spied on the roads of Paris
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DS E-Tense concept spied on the roads of Paris

The DS E-Tense electric coupe concept has been spied on the roads of Paris this week, stoking talk of a potential leap to production. Revealed for the Geneva motor show earlier this year, the DS E-Tense is a showcase of technology and design for PSA Peugeot Citroen’s premium brand...


2016 BMW M3 and M4 Competition Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 BMW M3 and M4 Competition Review

The new Competition edition updates promise to flex M3 and M4 muscles harder for a little extra outlay. So are the new boys on the block a revelation or a case of mild evolution?

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$144,615 - $165,515

Hyundai i30 N crackles and growls in new sound bite
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Hyundai i30 N crackles and growls in new sound bite

If there's not too much audio fakery in this short new video - and you just know there'll be a little - the Hyundai i30 N hot hatch is going to deliver some serious aural delight when it launches in the year ahead...


2016 BMW M2 Pure Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 BMW M2 Pure Review

Touted as the purest, most organic BMW model in recent memory, Dave jumps into the 2016 BMW M2 Pure...

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2016 Porsche Macan GTS Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2016 Porsche Macan GTS Review

Porsche has launched a new mid-level variant in its already successful Macan line-up – the GTS. Is it worth the extra spend?

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2016 Volkswagen Polo GTI track day review - Sandown Raceway
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2016 Volkswagen Polo GTI track day review - Sandown Raceway

Read the article here. At a little over $27k, the 2016 Volkswagen Polo GTI isn't just the GTI for those who can't afford a Golf GTI, it's a properly good thing in its own right. But we want to know how it’s going to handle the track here at Sandown Raceway. One of the most competitively priced and well-specced light hot hatches on sale, the 2016 Polo GTI comes standard with a 6...


2016 Volkswagen Polo GTI Review: Sandown Raceway weekender
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Volkswagen Polo GTI Review: Sandown Raceway weekender

Dave hits Sandown Raceway in the updated 2016 Volkswagen Polo GTI - arguably the most 'GTI' of all Volkswagens, since the 1976 original...

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2016 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Weekender

2016 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Weekender

We're right in the middle of winter, and it's around this time that we begin planning summer holidays and escapes from the cold, crispy starts and frosted-over windscreens. Now is also the time to daydream about convertibles and the summer road trips that can be had. We’ve taken the legwork out of that research, by hitting the blacktop in one of the hottest (and few four-seat) convertibles on the market...

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Mazda 2, B Series, BT-50, RX-8 recalled for Takata airbags: 162,000 vehicles affected
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Mazda 2, B Series, BT-50, RX-8 recalled for Takata airbags: 162,000 vehicles affected

The string of Takata airbag recalls this week continues with Mazda issuing notices for over 162,000 vehicles, including the popular Mazda 2 small car, B Series and BT-50 utes, and the RX-8 sports car. Adding to the Chrysler and Mitsubishi recalls this week, and the Subaru recall issued last week, this latest notice adds to the wider Takata airbag scandal that has affected close to 60 million vehicles globally...


2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Review
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2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Review

Read the full review here. The Lamborghini Huracan Spyder takes all the things we love about the coupe, with the addition of style and sophistication that only a convertible can bring. But is it a mixed bag of compromise, or does the latest from Lamborghini keep its DNA alive?


Mercedes-AMG GT recalled for drive shaft fault
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Mercedes-AMG GT recalled for drive shaft fault

A total of eight Mercedes-AMG GT vehicles have been recalled in Australia due to a fault related to the super sports car's drive shaft. According to the official recall notice on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) product safety recalls website, the Mercedes-AMG GT recall relates to a drive-shaft joint that risks coming loose, potentially resulting in “a loss of drive”...


Subaru BRZ never going to get local division rich, but important for attracting customers
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Subaru BRZ never going to get local division rich, but important for attracting customers

Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior has told CarAdvice that while the Subaru BRZ is never going to be a volume-seller for the brand locally, the rear-wheel-drive sports car still aligns with the manufacturer's philosophy and, in fact, plays an important role in attracting non-core customers to the predominantly all-wheel-drive marque...


2016 Audi RS7 Performance Review
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2016 Audi RS7 Performance Review

Read the article here. As if the Audi RS7 needed any more grunt... Apparently, though - it did. Meet the 2016 Audi RS7 Performance. With more power and more torque than the standard RS7, the performance model takes the five-door swoopy coupe even further.


2017 Honda NSX: $420,000 driveaway price tag tipped for hybrid supercar
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2017 Honda NSX: $420,000 driveaway price tag tipped for hybrid supercar

Honda Australia is yet to officially confirm local pricing for the much-hyped 2017 Honda NSX, however, CarAdvice has learned that the single-specification NSX destined to reach Australian buyers before the end of the year will likely be priced at $420,000 drive-away...


2017 Chevrolet Camaro 50th Anniversary Edition revealed
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2017 Chevrolet Camaro 50th Anniversary Edition revealed

Chevrolet is celebrating 50 years of its Camaro muscle car, releasing details of a new 50th Anniversary Edition along with a pair of videos that feature rare historic footage of the first generation Camaros...


2017 Toyota 86: updated and uprated sports car confirmed for fourth-quarter local launch
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2017 Toyota 86: updated and uprated sports car confirmed for fourth-quarter local launch

Australian details for the updated 2017 Toyota 86 have been revealed, including a fresh face, a small power bump along with tweaks to the body and suspension. Scheduled to go on sale locally in the fourth quarter of this year, Toyota claims the new 86 will offer sharper steering response and improved ride comfort...