2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport Review

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2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport Review

Read the article here. The all-new Land Rover Discovery Sport replaces the Freelander 2 with a new Range Rover Evoque inspired look and the functionality of seven seats. It provides numerous compelling reasons for being the best medium-sized SUV in the premium luxury class, but it’s also let down in a few key areas...

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2015 Mini Paceman Cooper S Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2015 Mini Paceman Cooper S Review

Updated for 2015, the Mini Paceman is as unique as a supercar or maybe even more...

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

Updated with a new look and plenty of changes under the skin, Matt Campbell finds out if the revised 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander is better for the changes.

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Subaru Exiga Crossover 7 not for Australia
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Subaru Exiga Crossover 7 not for Australia

The Subaru Exiga Crossover 7 has been released in Japan, adding rough and tumble design enhancements to the seven-seat tallboy wagon. The Exiga Crossover 7 appears almost identical to the Crossover 7 concept that debuted around 18 months ago at the 2013 Tokyo motor show, blending the styling of the high-riding, hard-wearing Outback wagon with the three-row Liberty Exiga people-mover...


BMW X5 twin test - upgrading from E70 to F15
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BMW X5 twin test - upgrading from E70 to F15

Read the article here. For many Australians, selling your car before its warranty period ends – say every three or four years – is pretty standard practice. And if your ownership experience has been good, then the first place you’re likely look for your next car, is the new version of the one you have. So today, I’m upgrading from my own BMW X5 to the new BMW X5...


BMW X3 xDrive28i v Lexus NX200t Sports Luxury – prestige SUV comparison test
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BMW X3 xDrive28i v Lexus NX200t Sports Luxury – prestige SUV comparison test

“Should I buy a sporty SUV? Or one that’s focused more on luxury?” Great hypothetical question, invisible questioner! We’ve assembled two prestige SUVs that appear to be trying to offer you two cars in one – sporty, and luxurious. Our two competitors are the BMW X3 xDrive28i and the Lexus NX200t Sports Luxury...


BMW X5 M and X6 M launched: Pricing, specifications and sales
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BMW X5 M and X6 M launched: Pricing, specifications and sales

The equal most powerful and single most torque-rich regular production BMWs that money can buy launched in Australia this week. The second-generation X5 M and X6 M have touched down, priced from (a few grand higher than before) $185,900 and $194,700 plus on-road costs starting prices respectively...


Qoros 2 SUV teased ahead of 2015 Shanghai motor show debut
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Qoros 2 SUV teased ahead of 2015 Shanghai motor show debut

The Qoros 2 SUV has been teased ahead of its debut at the 2015 Shanghai motor show later this month. The all-new Qoros 2 is likely to be larger than the Qoros 3 City SUV, with the teaser image showing the new model boasting enormous, arch-filling wheels. What's also clear from the teaser is that it will boast a small glasshouse with a Kia Sportage-like window line, as well as boomerang-style tail-lights...


2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country Review

Another high-riding wagon from the Swedish brand - but is the Volvo V60 Cross Country the real deal?


Hyundai baby SUV still “a number of years” away
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Hyundai baby SUV still “a number of years” away

The baby SUV market is booming, but it’ll be a “number of years” before Hyundai enters the fastest growing segment in Australia. Sales of small SUVs are up 30.6 per cent so far in 2015, with the likes of the recently introduced Honda HR-V and new Mazda CX-3 both shining strongly in the sub-$40K small SUV segment...


Nissan Murano:: New-generation model ruled out for Australia
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Nissan Murano: New-generation model ruled out for Australia

The all-new Nissan Murano that debuted at last year’s New York auto show will not be sold in Australia. CarAdvice can exclusively reveal that the third-generation Nissan Murano is not planned to be offered locally as the new model will only be built in left-hand drive out of Nissan's Canton plant in Mississippi, US...


Skoda seven-seat SUV here in early 2017
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Skoda seven-seat SUV here in early 2017

Skoda’s forthcoming seven-seat SUV is about two years away from local showrooms, according to the Czech brand’s Australian boss, who is determined to launch it here “as soon as we possibly can”. Following confirmation from Skoda’s global chairman, Winfried Vahland, at last month’s Geneva motor show that the new SUV was headed our way, Skoda Australia director Michael Irmer recently revealed that it would reach our shores only “a couple of months” after its launches in Europe...


Nissan X-Trail Hybrid revealed in Japan
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Nissan X-Trail Hybrid revealed in Japan

The Nissan X-Trail Hybrid has been announced overnight ahead of its launch in Japan next month. The X-Trail Hybrid is almost identical to the regular, non-hybrid variants on the outside, with its ‘X-Trail Hybrid’ badges on the front doors and the tailgate the most obvious visual distinguishers...


BMW X5 Old v New comparison: Second-generation E70 v third-generation F15
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BMW X5 Old v New comparison: Second-generation E70 v third-generation F15

When looking for a new car, particularly if you have had a positive ownership experience, the first place many of us turn is the new version of the car we already have. In my case, I’ve owned my second-generation E70 BMW X5 for three years now, and with the end of the warranty period approaching, the logical ‘next car’ path is the new third-generation F15 X5...


Range Rover Evoque SV model expected soon, Convertible confirmed for Australia
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Range Rover Evoque SV model expected soon, Convertible confirmed for Australia

The Range Rover Evoque Convertible isn’t the only new model that will grace the style-focused small SUV’s range in the coming years – CarAdvice can reveal that Land Rover will soon add a flagship SV model to the ranks, too...


Land Rover hits out at the new uber-luxury SUV crowd
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Land Rover hits out at the new uber-luxury SUV crowd

If you’ve paid any attention to the automotive world in recent years, you will have heard of plans from the world’s most renowned luxury car makers to enter the SUV game. Vehicles such as the Bentley Bentayga, the as-yet unnamed Rolls-Royce SUV, and the production version of the Lamborghini Urus all spring to mind – but British luxury SUV specialist Land Rover insists it isn’t concerned about the apparent oncoming onslaught of competitors...


2015 Ford Kuga Review: Ambiente FWD
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Ford Kuga Review: Ambiente FWD

The 2015 Ford Kuga has seen the addition of a new entry-level auto front-wheel drive model. Matt Campbell finds out how it stacks up.

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Jaguar small SUV the likely next step
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Jaguar small SUV the likely next step

Jaguar looks almost certain to follow the global market trend in adding a new compact SUV to its ranks - but it's not going to happen for a while. Many mainstream brands have added compact high-riders, while the big luxury brands are also present in the booming compact SUV segment...


Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe concept teased
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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe concept teased

Daimler Group CEO Dieter Zetsche has shared a sketch of the forthcoming Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe concept with investors at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Germany. Described by Mercedes-Benz as a “near production-standard study”, the GLC Coupe concept will debut at the Shanghai motor show later this month, previewing the luxury car maker’s vision for a sporty mid-sized crossover coupe to rival the BMW X4...


Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell unveiled and first hydrogen refuelling station officially opened
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Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell unveiled and first hydrogen refuelling station officially opened

Australia’s federal industry and science minister has officially unveiled the country’s first hydrogen-powered car, the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell, and opened Australia’s first hydrogen vehicle refuelling station at the South Korean car maker’s Sydney headquarters...