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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 4, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 4, 2016

See the full article here. Hi there and welcome to the CarAdvice.com Garage, I’m Tegan Lawson at the News Desk with a look at what’s been making headlines this week. Would you like to join the CarAdvice ranks for a day and help us test some cars? MotorWorld Sydney is your opportunity, so check out the full story on our website to find out all the details...


2016 Holden Cruze SRi Z-Series Hatch Review
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2016 Holden Cruze SRi Z-Series Hatch Review

Read the full article here. Don’t judge a book by its cover. It’s a mantra imparted by generations of mild-mannered grandparents and other learned and worldly individuals, to encourage the younger set to look past what is immediately presented and discover true value beneath. It has been applied to people, environments, media, books (obviously) and in the case of the 2016 Holden Cruze SRi Z-Series, cars...


2017 Holden Astra review
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2017 Holden Astra review

Read the full article here. Apparently this is a big deal – it’s the 2017 Holden Astra, the seventh generation model to bear that nameplate to be sold in Australia. From its early roots as a badge-engineered offshoot of the Nissan Pulsar to the glory days of the late 1990s and early 2000s where the Holden Astra ran second only to the Toyota Corolla in the small car segment with 28,500 sales (in 2001), the new model is, the brand claims, vital...


Mazda MX-5 Generations: NA to ND driven
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Mazda MX-5 Generations: NA to ND driven

Read the full article here. Our own David Zalstein gets the chance to drive all four generations of Mazda MX-5 back-t0-back, spanning 27 years of the world’s best-selling, two-seat convertible sports car.


Jeep 75th Anniversary Flashback
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Jeep 75th Anniversary Flashback

Read the full article here. The Flinders Ranges in South Australia is undoubtedly one of the most stunning regions to visit anywhere on this massive continent at any time of year. Except the vicious middle of summer of course, when even the Prairie Hotel in Parachilna closes down because it is so relentlessly, damned hot...


2017 Holden Trailblazer Review
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2017 Holden Trailblazer Review

Read the full article here. Colorado 7 who? Holden have thrown a major update at its seven-seat, off-road wagon, which includes a name change to Trailblazer. There’s a new face, new interior and a stack of new equipment. Engineers have also dealt with ride, steering, noise and vibration to produce a much better vehicle...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 28, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 28, 2016

Hi there, Tegan Lawson with you at the CarAdvice News Desk with a look at what’s been making headlines this week. Details of the next-generation 2017 Holden Commodore have been revealed. It will be identical to the Opel Insignia and will retain the Commodore name. Most of the range will have a 2...


2018 Holden Commodore First Look Review
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2018 Holden Commodore First Look Review

Read the full article here. Despite its launch being almost a year-and-a-half away, CarAdvice has been behind the wheel of the 2018 Holden Commodore and can now bring you the full details. Holden allowed CarAdvice, along with a handful of Australian motoring media, into the depths of the company’s design centre to outline the 2018 Holden Commodore, which is due to arrive locally in February 2018...


2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline Review
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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline Review

Read the full review here. Could this – the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline – be the sweet spot in the all-new Volkswagen Tiguan range? Well, it could be – if you’re looking at spending less than $45,000, and you’re after a mid-sized SUV that has more space than most of its rivals, and one of the best cabins of anything at this price point...


2017 BMW 5 Series G30: Australian first-look walkaround
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2017 BMW 5 Series G30: Australian first-look walkaround

Last week, the wraps officially came off the all-new 2017 'G30' 5 Series. Right after, BMW Australia took the extra step of flying two pre-production cars in for an early preview. CarAdvice went in for an exclusive first look, and you can catch our walkaround video above...


2016 Toyota Fortuner GXL V Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed Twin Test
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2016 Toyota Fortuner GXL V Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed Twin Test

Read the full comparison here. These two vehicles are among the most rugged yet family-friendly SUVs on the market: the 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and the 2016 Toyota Fortuner...


2016 Mazda MX-5 Cup Car Review
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2016 Mazda MX-5 Cup Car Review

Read the full article here. OK, so this is not quite Mazda’s latest generation MX-5 – it’s actually the all-new MX-5 Cup Car, which means it’s a full-blown, left-hand-drive race car complete with racing slicks, FIA approved roll cage and a raft of other race-spec componentry...


2016 Mazda 6 GT Wagon Review
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2016 Mazda 6 GT Wagon Review

Read the full article here. Do European brands, particularly those from Germany, really have sole ownership of the ‘premium car’ tagline? Public consensus notwithstanding, Mazda Australia certainly doesn’t think so, and the Mazda 6 tested here may be the Japanese manufacturer’s finest means of prosecuting its case.


2017 BMW 5 Series First Look Review
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2017 BMW 5 Series First Look Review

The all-new 2017 BMW 5 Series sedan goes official today, featuring new looks, a new engine line-up, more in-car technology, and new driver assistance systems. Launching globally in early 2017, BMW says the new 5 Series features “further enhanced dynamics, an unbeatable line-up of assistance systems, and unmatched degree of connectivity and a new and innovative operating system”...


2017 Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo Review
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2017 Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo Review

Read the full article here. Who on earth wants a small, warmed-up sedan like this – the 2017 Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo? According to Hyundai Australia, there’s a chance that several thousand people do. In fact, the Elantra SR Turbo’s competitive set – including the Mazda 3 SP25, Nissan Pulsar SSS, Holden Cruze SRi-V and the recently released Honda Civic – accounts for a decent share of small car sales...


Mille Miglia, barn finds and Alfa Romeo
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Mille Miglia, barn finds and Alfa Romeo

Read the full article here. Not even a torrential downpour was enough to dull our enthusiasm as we made our way towards Brescia, for the start of one of the world’s most celebrated historic road races, Italy’s Mille Miglia. It’s an International automotive extravaganza dating back to 1927, when the first 1000-mile loop kicked off from Brescia in Italy’s north, down to Rome via Rimini, and back up to Brescia via Parma...


2017 Holden Colorado Review
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2017 Holden Colorado Review

Read the full article here. Utes, or trucks (as Holden likes to call them), have exploded in popularity over recent years. Today, Ute sales shine both at the entry level as workhorses and at the top end as lifestyle vehicles. It’s with little surprise that Holden has done everything in its power to ensure the2017 Holden Colorado fits the bill on all fronts...


2016 Mazda 3 Range Review
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2016 Mazda 3 Range Review

Read the full article here. You’ve made up your mind. You want a Mazda 3, and that’s that. But which Mazda 3 is the right one for you? With six different model variants to choose from, not to mention manual and automatic transmissions and two different bodystyles, there are plenty of options for buyers...


2017 Infiniti Q30 Review
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2017 Infiniti Q30 Review

Read the full article here. The 2017 Infiniti Q30 is a vital car for the Japanese luxury brand in Australia and, on paper at least, it looks like Infiniti finally has a platform that Australians can more broadly get excited about. Rather than quirkily-styled large sedans and SUVs, this Q30 falls right into one of the more popular segments in Australia...


2017 Honda NSX driven through food court
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2017 Honda NSX driven through food court

Read the full article here. If you’ve ever been to a casino in a major city, you’ll know that they like two things. First and foremost, it’s taking your money. Secondly, it’s displaying cars and high-end goods. Crown Casino in Melbourne is no exception, with Honda and Crown deciding that the all-new 2017 Honda NSX would look perfect sitting within the Atrium, inside Crown’s lobby area...