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2016 Porsche 911 Carrera S Review

Read the article here. With ever-tightening emissions regulations, even Porsche has had to forgo decades of tradition with their legendary large-capacity flat-sixes. But Porsche has had to adhere to the times and turbocharge its new 911 Carrera models, now downsizing to a twin-turbo 3...

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2016 Lotus Evora 400 Review: Quick Drive

2016 Lotus Evora 400 Review: Quick Drive

The great Colin Chapman, the man behind Lotus Cars, once famously said: “Simplify, then add lightness”. So that’s what the brand did with the 2016 Lotus Evora 400… but it also added power. The British sports car specialist brand’s new Evora 400 model brings with it a new aluminium chassis that is 42 kilograms lighter than it was previously, and the 3...


2017 Subaru Levorg pricing and specifications
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2017 Subaru Levorg pricing and specifications

The all-new 2017 Subaru Levorg has launched in Australia with a starting price of $42,990 (before on-road costs) for the base GT model, and $52,890 (before on-road costs) for the top of the range GT-S Spec B. All three Subaru Levorg variants are powered by the same engine and drivetrain as the current WRX - a 2...


2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR set for Nurburgring guest hot laps
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2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR set for Nurburgring guest hot laps

Strap in folks! You can now not only jump a plane and experience Germany's infamous Nurburgring, you can experience it in the 423kW/700Nm 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR... from the passenger seat anyway. That’s right. Via what Jaguar is calling its ‘Jaguar Co-Pilot Nordschleife’ program, the British brand will pair you up with a professional driver for what it promises will be a “full-throttle ride” in a unique Jaguar F-Type SVR...


Abarth 595C v Volkswagen Polo GTI Comparison
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Abarth 595C v Volkswagen Polo GTI Comparison

The arrival of the new 2016 Abarth 595 has dropped the ownership doorway into Italy's famed scorpion shield from mid-$30k down to a basement-level $27,500 list price. Stripping back the frills, while liberally pilfering from the marque's go-fast parts bin, this 'regular 595' is the type of cut-priced sweet spot many buyers having been hankering for...


2017 Audi A5 and S5 Review: First drive
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Audi A5 and S5 Review: First drive

We head to Portugal to sample the all-new second-generation Audi A5 and S5 twins, and first impressions are good...


2016 BMW 4 Series Coupe Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 BMW 4 Series Coupe Review

The 2016 BMW 4 Series coupe is a significantly better value proposition than before, and it needs to be, considering its rivals.

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$68,900 - $99,900

2017 Aston Martin DB11 makes its Australian debut
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2017 Aston Martin DB11 makes its Australian debut

The Aston Martin DB11 has made its debut in Australia, unveiled in Sydney yesterday. Pricing has also been announced, with the DB11 priced from $428,032 before on-road costs. Deliveries to Australian buyers will start around October. Australia and New Zealand regional manager Kevin Wall said the DB11 is essentially carrying the weight of the future of the Aston Martin brand on its shoulders...


2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR — 0-100mph-0 Performance Test
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2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR — 0-100mph-0 Performance Test

Read the article here. With 423kW of power from its 5.0-litre supercharged V8, the 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR is the fastest and most powerful production Jaguar ever. We get behind the wheel to see just how fast it is with a 0-100mph-0 run at Motorland Aragon in Spain. Have a listen to this screaming supercar blast from standstill, to 100mph and back to 0km/h again...


2016 Ferrari California T Handling Speciale Review
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2016 Ferrari California T Handling Speciale Review

Read the article here. With a new hard-edged Handling Speciale pack fitted to the Ferrari California T we recently had at our disposal in beautiful Italy, we wanted to find out if the most affordable model from the iconic Italian brand - now with even better road manners - was actually any good...


2016 Honda Civic Type R claims production-car lap records; Nurburgring not among them
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2016 Honda Civic Type R claims production-car lap records; Nurburgring not among them

One of the most consistently hyped cars of the last few years, the Honda Civic Type R, has claimed a gamut of record front-wheel-drive production-car lap times across several European race tracks. However, the infamous Nurburgring is not among them...


2017 Porsche 718 Boxster S Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Porsche 718 Boxster S Review

The turbocharged Porsche 718 Boxster is better than its predecessor in every way, except one...

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$148,390

2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 250: Week with Review

2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 250: Week with Review

Since launching in Australia four months ago, the Peugeot 308 GTi has certainly garnered a lot of praise within the CarAdvice office. With this in mind, I swiped the keys to the entry-level 250 variant, and spent a week with the most affordable Peugeot 308 GTi you can buy...

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$44,990

2016 Ferrari California T Handling Speciale Review
Rating: 9.510 /10
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2016 Ferrari California T Handling Speciale Review

Forget any suggestions that the Ferrari California T is somehow not the Ferrari to buy...

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$425,638

2017 Nissan GT-R Walkaround
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2017 Nissan GT-R Walkaround

Read the article here. It's been nine years since the Nissan R35 GT-R arrived to take on any car, any time, any where. And the new 2017 version marks the biggest update of this generation. So what’s new? Let’s take a look and find out…...


2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK recalled for steering issue
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2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK recalled for steering issue

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for 28 vehicles in its SLK roadster range. According to the German car maker, affected vehicles may have been fitted with incorrectly-sized nuts on the rear-axle tie rods during production. This may cause the nuts to loosen, affecting the steering characteristics of the car and potentially leading to an accident...


Ferrari recall numbers rise as Takata airbag fault expands: 458 Italia, 458 Spider, California, FF affected locally
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Ferrari recall numbers rise as Takata airbag fault expands: 458 Italia, 458 Spider, California, FF affected locally

A total of 359 Ferrari vehicles built between 2009 and 2011 have been recalled in Australia due to concerns related to a Takata-sourced component associated with the cars' front passenger-side airbag. Affecting the Ferrari 458 Italia, 458 Spider, California, and FF, the recall relates specifically to the front passenger-side airbag inflator...


Kia GT sports sedan expected on sale in Australia by late 2017
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Kia GT sports sedan expected on sale in Australia by late 2017

The long-rumoured Kia GT sports sedan is all-but certain to hit showroom floors in Australia in the third quarter of 2017. Kia Australia has made it clear that it plans to offer the yet-to-be-confirmed and yet-to-be-revealed new rear-wheel-drive sedan late next year...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 3
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 3

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...


BMW 8 Series returning, 6 Series to rival 911 - report
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BMW 8 Series returning, 6 Series to rival 911 - report

BMW has added to rumours of a planned resurrection for the 8 Series after the company reportedly registered a number of trademarks relating to the range-topping line-up. According to British website Auto Express, the company applied to gain control of a number of 8 Series-related names in March - including 825, 830, 835, 845, 850, 860 and M850...