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Audi R8 V10 Plus v Audi A3 1.0 TFSI comparison
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Audi R8 V10 Plus v Audi A3 1.0 TFSI comparison

The latest R8 V10 Plus, with an incredible 449kW and 560Nm from its naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10, is the most-powerful road car Audi has ever devised. On paper, it's also the quickest. But power and pace comes at a price: almost $390k – $389,616 to be exact – before on-roads or before you even think about ticking any options boxes...


2016 BMW M4 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S Track Test
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2016 BMW M4 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S Track Test

Read the full article here. The battle of BMW’s M division against Mercedes-AMG has been raging on for decades. The Bavarians have never gone for a power war with the folks from Affalterbach, preferring instead to focus on a power to weight ratio formula that sees them maintain the purists status amongst the hooligan nature of old AMGs...


2017 Ford Ranger XLT vs Volkswagen Amarok V6
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2017 Ford Ranger XLT vs Volkswagen Amarok V6

Double-cab pickups have been getting ever closer to their SUV stablemates in terms of comfort, safety and technology... but it seems power hasn't been a huge focus. Until now. We put the new Volkswagen Amarok V6 up against the Ford Ranger XLT to see if the new car's added oomph is enough to make it king of the utes.


Racing Basics - Episode Two: Braking
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Racing Basics - Episode Two: Braking

With help from Australian rally icon and Global Rally Cross driver Chris ‘Atko’ Atkinson - and the new 150kW Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo - CarAdvice shows you how to brake correctly… And, how not to. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on hyundai.com.au...


2017 Hyundai i30 review
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2017 Hyundai i30 review

Read the full review here. In the small car segment, it's a serious battle between three main players — the Mazda 3, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai i30 — with just one percentage point separating each of them on the sales charts. No surprise, then, the all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 would always be an incredibly important car for Hyundai in Australia...


2017 HSV GTSR W1 review: Phillip Island quick drive
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2017 HSV GTSR W1 review: Phillip Island quick drive

Read the article here. Dave makes his Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit debut in the single, most powerful, locally-built production car ever created, the new 474kW/815Nm LS9-powered 2017 HSV GTSR W1. If you love the sound of an old-school, thumping V8 engine, may we suggest turning up the volume...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017

Hi there and welcome to the CarAdvice News Desk, I’m Tegan Lawson with a look at what’s been making headlines this week. An inadvertent leak during a presentation has revealed juicy details of the upcoming performance hatch, the Hyundai i30 N. It appears details of the next-generation 2017 Subaru XV have been published in the Japanese press...


Racing Basics - Episode One: Steering
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Racing Basics - Episode One: Steering

Deep down, we’re all wannabe racing drivers. But how many of us actually know what we’re doing? And more importantly, how many of us know what we’re doing wrong? Well, CarAdvice is here to help. Welcome to Racing Basics. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on hyundai.com.au...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017

Making headlines this week; it’s that time of the year again and the finalists for 2017 World Car of the Year (WCOTY) have been announced. Around $5 million worth of engines have been stolen from the Jaguar Land Rover plant in Solihull, England...


2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Black Edition review
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2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Black Edition review

Read the full review. The limited edition 2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Black Edition bundles some nice dress-up components with a comprehensive equipment list to provide a well sorted and appealing package.  ...


2017 Chevrolet Corvette C7 review
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette C7 review

Thanks to conversion costs, a right-hand-drive Corvette in Australia is far pricier than its left-hook counterpart in the US. Is it worth the spend? Alborz explores.


2018 Kia Stinger GT unveiled at 2017 Australian Open
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2018 Kia Stinger GT unveiled at 2017 Australian Open

The 2018 Kia Stinger GT, which wowed crowds at the recent 2017 Detroit motor show, has arrived in Melbourne to be displayed at the Australian Open Tennis tournament. Unveiled by tennis grand-slam champion Rafeal Nadal, the Stinger GT is on display for the duration of the 2017 Australian Open in Melbourne, which concludes on January 29 2017...


2017 Mazda MX-5 RF review
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2017 Mazda MX-5 RF review

With the launch of the RF, Mazda has given buyers a stylish alternative to the soft top MX-5. As you'd expect, though, the characters of the two vehicles are very similar.


2017 Ford F-150 Limited review
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2017 Ford F-150 Limited review

Make sure you're sitting down when you read this. During a 12-hour daily dealer operating window, Ford sells five F-150 pickup trucks every minute, almost 300 an hour and around 12,000 per day, coming in at almost 800,000 units per year. That's around three quarters of Australia's car industry each year for just one model...


Dodge Challenger and GMC Sierra: ADR compliance testing
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Dodge Challenger and GMC Sierra: ADR compliance testing

Read the full article here. There’s no mistaking either the 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat or 2015 GMC Sierra 3500 Denali HD on the road. Despite their rarity in Australia, American muscle cars and pick-up trucks are legendary and when they are spotted, they turn heads and put smiles on faces. There’s just something about them...


2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport review
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2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport review

Read the full review here. If your wish list is pointing you towards a compact SUV with a prestige European badge, you may as well narrow your shortlist down to just one choice – the Land Rover Discovery Sport. Just one? Well, yes – if you also want the added practicality of seven seats in the one tidy, luxury package...


2017 Toyota Hilux SR5 review
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2017 Toyota Hilux SR5 review

We know the 2016 Toyota HiLux SR5 isn’t the best dual cab in the class, because we’ve tested it against the competition not long after its initial release. We know the styling of the all-new model polarises people – even strident Toyota fans most of whom reckon the front end especially has been beaten with the ugly stick...


2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate review
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2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate review

Over the past few years, we have seen the humble work ute transform into a high-tech, high-priced leisure machine. But not everyone needs all the bells and whistles, and in the case of the 2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate, stripping away all the options, accessories and luxury appointments leaves you with what is arguably a better example of the breed...


2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 review
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2017 Volkswagen Amarok V6 review

Read the full review here. When it arrived in 2011, the Volkswagen Amarok redefined what was capable for a double-cab ute. A car-like cabin, and car-like ride made the VW pickup feel different to the trucks we were used to. It felt, well… car-like. But time moved on, and competitors caught up to the Amarok...


2017 Caterham Seven 620R LEGO review
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2017 Caterham Seven 620R LEGO review

The car that inspired plenty of licensed kit cars, now has a licensed car kit! The 2017 LEGO Caterham Seven 620R. We couldn't get our hands on the real one, so the LEGO Caterham Seven was the next best thing!  ...