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Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Video Review

Lamborghini calls its Spyder the “lifestyle” Huracan, and it’s an extravagant lifestyle at that. At $470,800, it’s a sizeable $42,800 stretch up from the so-called “performance” version of the Huracan: the coupe...

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2016 Kia Sportage Review
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2016 Kia Sportage Review

Read the article here. The all-new 4th generation Kia Sportage has finally landed on local shores. For Australia, there’s a choice of 3 trim levels, 3 engines, 2 drivelines and 7 colours. Kia say it’s smoother, smarter, safer and sportier than the old car – let’s take a look...


2016 Delhi Auto Expo - Mahindra XUV500 automatic
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2016 Delhi Auto Expo - Mahindra XUV500 automatic

Read the article here. The Mahindra XUV500 has been updated with a revised front and rear, and interior. But, chief amongst the changes is the addition of an Aisin 6-speed automatic gearbox. The face lifted model with automatic gearbox will arrive in Australia mid-2016.  ...


2016 Delhi Auto Expo - Mahindra Scorpio quick look
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2016 Delhi Auto Expo - Mahindra Scorpio quick look

Read the article here. The Mahindra Scorpio refresh gets a new look design along with an automatic transmission. It also forms part of the design base for the Mahindra Pik-Up, which will arrive in Australia in 2017. We take a quick look at the changes and the new front-end design and new interior.  ...


2016 Delhi Auto Expo - Chevrolet Essentia and Spark/Beat Activ
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2016 Delhi Auto Expo - Chevrolet Essentia and Spark/Beat Activ

Read the article here. Chevrolet has taken the wraps off the Essentia and Spark/Beat Activ concept at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. The sub-4m compact vehicles have been designed with India in mind and will be produced at the country's General Motors factory. With two engines available - a 1.2 litre four cylinder petrol and 1...


2016 Delhi Auto Expo - Mahindra XUV Aero Concept revealed
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2016 Delhi Auto Expo - Mahindra XUV Aero Concept revealed

Read the article here. Mahindra has revealed the Mahindra XUV Aero concept to the public at the 2016 Delhi motor show. Previously released as a sketch, the Mahindra XUV Aero concept headlines the Indian manufacturer's push toward a sleek and premium SUV product. The three-door 'coupe' features a reverse opening door on the passenger's side to allow access to the two rear seats...


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’. It depends if you plan using it as a daily driver or as that ‘third car’ for sunny weekend touring...


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 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 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...


A lap of Ascari Circuit in Spain : Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe Test Drive
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A lap of Ascari Circuit in Spain : Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe Test Drive

Nestled in the mountains at Ronda, just a stone’s throw from the Iberian coastline, the 5.4-kiloemtre Circuito Acari – or the Ascari Circuit – is not merely Spain’s longest track. Instead, it’s a veritable resort-style theme park for petrolheads. A popular venue for European car launches thanks to the sunkist local climate, we recently took to its challenging curves at the recent Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupe launch...


2016 Ford Mustang Review : First Drive
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2016 Ford Mustang Review : First Drive

Read the article here. Ford Australia has finally released the Mustang locally and it’s got a 2.3-litre, four-cylinder EcoBoost engine. The efficient turbocharged motor generates 233kW and 432Nm and uses as little as 9L/100km on the combined cycle. That enough? That ok? Good, because no one cars about a four-cylinder Mustang...


Land Rover Defender Old v New: Seven decades of Land Rover
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Land Rover Defender Old v New: Seven decades of Land Rover

Read the article here. Once upon a time when someone said Land Rover, a hardcore, open-topped Jeep lookalike was what came to mind. We've brought together the first example ever registered in New South Wales - and the 138th vehicle built by the iconic British brand - with a couple of newer Land Rovers, including what could be one of the first ever Defender models, and one of the last Defenders, the Heritage Edition...


2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Review : 2-litre at Laguna Seca
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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Review : 2-litre at Laguna Seca

Like the 1.5-litre version we drove in Scotland earlier this year, this more powerful version represents sports car design in its purest form. But now armed with 118kW and 200Nm (up from 96 and 150) this scalpel sharp MX-5 is an enthusiast’s dream, with noticeably more go whenever you need it, especially when scooting out of corners...


2016 Skoda Octavia Scout Review
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2016 Skoda Octavia Scout Review

Read the article here. Out here in the forest, you might come across things you might not normally see. Take this for example, the Skoda Octavia Scout. Often overlooked, it might surprise you to know that the Scout has been on sale in Australia since 2008 - this new generation arriving in 2014...


Sapphire Beach to Sydney Road Trip in the 2016 BMW X1
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Sapphire Beach to Sydney Road Trip in the 2016 BMW X1

The fresh-faced, second generation BMW X1 has recently been launched in Australia. After attending the launch event near Coffs Harbour, CarAdvice’s Tegan Lawson decided to get to know the car a little better by driving an xDrive 25i back to Sydney with a videographer along for the ride to document the road trip...


2015 Ford Ranger Quick Review
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2015 Ford Ranger Quick Review

Our recent eight-way mega ute test highlighted a number of things – not the least of which was the continued competency of the 2016 Ford Ranger XLT. The higher end of the dual cab ute segment is as tough as nails, and we’re not talking just about the vehicles when we make that claim either...


2016 Holden VFII Commodore - bimodal exhaust sound-off
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2016 Holden VFII Commodore - bimodal exhaust sound-off

Read the article here. One of the key selling points of the new Holden Commodore VF-Series II is the bimodal exhaust fitted to LS3-powered SS models. A V8 engine is nothing new for the SS, but does the new exhaust make much of a difference? We put a VF-Series I car up against a VF-Series II so you can hear the difference  ...


Chevrolet Cruze hatchback : Detroit Auto Show 2016
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Chevrolet Cruze hatchback : Detroit Auto Show 2016

Read the article here. The new-generation 2016 Chevrolet Cruze has been revealed, but the Australian position on the new-generation sedan remains unclear. The new hatch shares most of its components with the next-generation Cruze sedan, including its 2700mm wheelbase. The hatch does feature a unique roof and abbreviated rear-end design...


Buick Avista concept : Detroit Auto Show 2016
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Buick Avista concept : Detroit Auto Show 2016

Read the article here. This week’s Detroit auto show has brought GM fans their first look at the most exciting new Buick in decades – but it could also be a preview of what’s to come for Holden fans in Australia.  ...