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2016 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Diesel Review
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2016 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Diesel Review

Read the article here. The Toyota RAV4 has long been part of the staple diet of SUV loving Australians. It was one of the first compact SUVs launched here, and remains one of the most popular. Much like rice or potatoes, it’s long been no frills yet reliable choice, a popular option alongside Mazda’s CX-5 and Nissan’s X-Trail...


2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint and XR8 Sprint Review — Exhaust note and burnout
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2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint and XR8 Sprint Review — Exhaust note and burnout

Read the article here. It's the final Ford Falcon ever. The Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint and Falcon XR8 Sprint are final, special edition models that produce 370kW and 400kW of power respectively during overboost. In this video we take them for a quick drive and you can hear the engine and exhaust note of the mighty XR8 Sprint...


Tesla Model 3 — World First Buyers Interview
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Tesla Model 3 — World First Buyers Interview

Read the article here. Tesla has opened the order books for the 2018 Tesla Model 3 and we were there at 6:30AM when pre-orders opened in Melbourne, Australia. We interview the first pre-order in the world and have a chat to other customers in the line to see why they are willing to put a deposit down for a car they have never seen...


2016 Bentley Bentayga 0-100-0 acceleration test
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2016 Bentley Bentayga 0-100-0 acceleration test

Read the article here. The Bentley Bentayga is said to be the fastest SUV on the market. We wanted to see just how fast, so set up an acceleration and brake test of the 2.5-tonne SUV. Starting from a standstill, we accelerate to 100mph (160km/h) and brake back to a halt. For context a Lotus Exige S can do it in 16.6 seconds and a Bugatti Veyron in 9...


Your questions about ISOFIX answered
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Your questions about ISOFIX answered

Read the article here. ISOFIX child seats have been legal to use in Australia for more than a year now. Yet there is still a bit of confusion and here at CarAdvice we regularly field questions like - how does it work, do I have to swap from the old style seats, do I need to use the top tether? Essentially, ISOFIX is a standardised method of installing child seats that doesn’t use the seatbelt...


2016 Mahindra Thar Quick Drive Review
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2016 Mahindra Thar Quick Drive Review

Read the article here. Mahindra’s relationship with the Willys Jeep dates back to the 1940s when the company began building the vehicle under license in India. It wasn’t until 2010 that the company rebranded the vehicle and called it the Mahindra Thar. With next to no modern safety features, we’re never likely to see the Mahindra Thar on local roads...


2016 Hyundai i40 Tourer Diesel review
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2016 Hyundai i40 Tourer Diesel review

It’s one of many almost forgotten cars in an almost forgotten segment. Medium passenger cars are being outsold dramatically by small cars and all forms of SUV’s. We’re casting many of them out into the wasteland but are we making a mistake? This is the Hyundai i40 and if you take a closer look, it will give you a lot to think about...


2016 Mazda Ice Academy - Crested Butte, Colorado - Video Review
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2016 Mazda Ice Academy - Crested Butte, Colorado - Video Review

If you’re thinking an Australian summer is exactly the wrong place to be testing AWD systems and the benefits of winter tyres on snow, you’d be exactly right. Most of the time an Australian winter wouldn’t even suffice but that’s a moot point thankfully. CarAdvice was recently able to attend just such a test session at the annual Mazda Ice Academy in stunning Crested Butte, Colorado...


2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible Review
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2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible Review

Read the article here. It was only a matter of time before this happened, the Range Rover Evoque Convertible combines the practicality of an SUV with the fun of a convertible. I’m hoping you can actually see me because the weather has taken a turn for the worse this afternoon...


2016 Ford Everest Titanium v Toyota Prado VX off road comparison review
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2016 Ford Everest Titanium v Toyota Prado VX off road comparison review

Read the full review here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOH9_fxlI9w — Watch the Ford Everest take on the Land Rover Discovery in our video review. Toyota Prado — it’s a name synonymous with off-roading and, evidently, astronomical sales. Over 16,000 in 2014 to be exact, for a market share of a little over 15 per cent...


2016 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid - NYIAS 2016
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2016 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid - NYIAS 2016

Read the article here. Hyundai has released details of the full-range of the Ioniq model at this week's New York auto show. The Hyundai Ioniq will become the first vehicle to use the same platform for a standard hybrid, plug-in hybrid and full electric vehicle. It will become a direct rival for the fourth-generation Toyota Prius, which will not be available in Australia as a plug-in or EV...


2016 Genesis New York concept and design interview - NYIAS 2016
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2016 Genesis New York concept and design interview - NYIAS 2016

Read the article here. A new Genesis hybrid sports sedan concept has been officially unveiled at the 2016 New York motor show, hinting at future models from Hyundai’s luxury brand. The Genesis New York concept, as its officially known, is a likely precursor to the new G70 range, which will compete with the likes of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class...


2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Convertible Review
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2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Convertible Review

It’s a genuine head turner, guaranteed to attract attention anywhere you go. It’s instantly recognizable and marks return of the modern muscle car to Australia. The Mustang line-up is very simple. There are two body styles, the Fastback and the Convertible, and two engines, a 2.3-litre four cylinder EcoBoost or the 5.0-litre V8...


2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 rear-wheel drive coupe unveiled
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2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 rear-wheel drive coupe unveiled

Read the article here. Feast your eyes on this Italian thoroughbred. It’s the Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 and it swaps the usual all-wheel drive system for a more lively rear-wheel drive set-up and this is the first time we’ve seen it in Australia after its global debut at last year’s Los Angeles auto show. Under here is the same deliciously boisterous 5...


2016 Ford Everest — Terrain Management System (TMS) Off Road Review
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2016 Ford Everest — Terrain Management System (TMS) Off Road Review

Do you remember the days when you needed to operate levers and even locking hubs to enter a four-wheel drive mode? Fast-forward to today and cars like the new Ford Everest simplify things dramatically. Today we’re going to check out the Terrain Management System — or TMS — in the Ford Everest and see whether it’s actually as easy as it looks...


2016 McLaren 570GT Walk Around — Start Up and Exhaust Sound
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2016 McLaren 570GT Walk Around — Start Up and Exhaust Sound

Read the article here. This car is one of only two McLaren 570GTs in the world. We get an exclusive preview of the new McLaren Super Series day-to-day supercar. We walk around the car, check out the carbon fibre hatchback and the panoramic roof. The video also includes a start up and rev with a helping of exhaust. It's an incredible sounding and looking car...


2017 Aston Martin DB11 : Alice Springs to Mount Isa
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2017 Aston Martin DB11 : Alice Springs to Mount Isa

Aston Martin has sent a prototype of their new luxury coupe to the Australian outback for hot weather testing, and CarAdvice’s Anthony Crawford has been afforded a rare opportunity to ride shotgun with the project engineer from Alice Springs to Mount Isa, some 1200 kilometres. Under all that camo is an Aston Martin DB11 – the all-new successor to the long-standing DB9...


2016 Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop walk around at New York Auto Show
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2016 Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop walk around at New York Auto Show

Read the article here. The Mazda MX-5 RF made its world premiere in New York, bringing a new twist to the traditional idea of how to produce a folding hardtop. The ‘RF’ in Mazda MX-5 RF, as you’re no doubt wondering, stands for Retractable Fastback, which outlines what you need to know first and foremost about this new take on the world’s most popular convertible...


2016 BMW 750Li Review
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2016 BMW 750Li Review

Read the article here. Cast your mind back almost 20 years to the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies. Pierce Brosnan drove an E38 BMW 750iL from the back seat to its eventual destruction. While the modern Bond once again has a penchant for British cars, the sixth generation BMW 7 Series in 750i and 750Li is the definition of luxury and performance for the brand...


2016 driving experiences : new skills and adrenaline-pumping thrills
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2016 driving experiences : new skills and adrenaline-pumping thrills

There are some fantastic driver training and driving experiences on offer in Australia. The Germans lead the way with Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen offer a wide range of courses to the general public. Others like Isuzu, Land Rover and Jaguar run special events for owners that involve expert instructors, race-tracks and off-road adventures...