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2018 Skoda Octavia RS wagon review

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2018 Skoda Octavia RS wagon review

The Skoda Octavia RS wagon offers the perfect blend of practicality and sporting intent. No wonder then, it is the hero of Skoda showrooms across the country.

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Jaguar XF Sportbrake breaks 'fastest towed speed on skis' record
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Jaguar XF Sportbrake breaks 'fastest towed speed on skis' record

Jaguar has broken yet another record, this time for the 'fastest towed speed on skis'. The 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake was used as the tow vehicle as former British Olympic skier, Graham Bell, donned the skis. Guinness World Records was present as it recorded an average top speed of 189km/h, smashing the previous record by 76km/h...


2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo on sale from $466,400
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2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo on sale from $466,400

The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo (deep breath) has joined the line-up this week, on sale in Australia from $466,400 plus on-road costs. Joining its sedan twin, the Sport Turismo version of the hot hybrid Panamera gets a twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 teamed with an electric motor. System outputs are rated at 500kW and 850Nm, with 0-100km/h taking a claimed 3...


2017 Skoda Octavia RS wagon v Renault Megane GT wagon comparison
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2017 Skoda Octavia RS wagon v Renault Megane GT wagon comparison

Petrolhead parents on a budget are hardly spoilt for choice in today’s showrooms – especially if a hatchback is considered a bit too small and they prefer their driving experience, rather than outward view, to be elevated. In the circa-$40,000 price zone, there are just three members of the sporty compact wagon breed: the Renault Megane GT, Skoda Octavia RS, and Subaru Levorg...


2018 Audi RS4 Avant revealed: Here by April
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2018 Audi RS4 Avant revealed: Here by April

Audi has taken the wraps off the 2018 RS4 Avant at the Frankfurt motor show, revealing an all-new car capable of moving from standstill to 100km/h in just 4.1 seconds. Packing an engine co-developed with Porsche, the Audi RS4 Avant is powered by a 2.9-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine that produces 331kW of power and 600Nm of torque...


Kia Proceed concept revealed - UPDATE
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Kia Proceed concept revealed - UPDATE

Update: Kia has released new images of the Proceed concept, along with some quotes from its European design boss. See article for details. Kia has revealed its Proceed concept, just days before it's due to make its debut at the Frankfurt motor show on September 12...


2018 Mini Clubman pricing and specs
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2018 Mini Clubman pricing and specs

Pricing and specifications for the upgraded 2018 Mini Clubman range have been announced this week, bringing more technology and equipment to the funky six-door wagon. Headlining changes include the standard inclusion of the Driver Assist package across the range - which includes active safety tech like autonomous emergency braking (AEB), highbeam assist and traffic sign recognition - along with the Mini Connected infotainment package and Navigation System Business...


2017 Audi S4 Avant review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Audi S4 Avant review

Why sedan when you can wagon? And why only wagon when you can performance wagon? Say hello to the all-new 2017 Audi S4 Avant…...

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$102,900

2018 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Wolfsburg returns with next year's tech
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2018 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Wolfsburg returns with next year's tech

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Wolfsburg Edition has been announced this week, reviving the nameplate and bringing more technology for the new model year. Limited to just 250 units this time round, the Wolfsburg Edition of the jacked-up Passat kicks of at $54,990 plus on-road costs - $4200 more than the Passat 140TDI Alltrack base car...


2017 Renault Megane GT wagon review
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2017 Renault Megane GT wagon review

The 2017 Renault Megane GT wagon offers a perfect blend of practicality and sportiness. But is it hot enough to warrant the GT badge on its tailgate? Jez Spinks finds out.


Mercedes-Benz E220d All Terrain v Volvo V90 Cross Country comparison
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Mercedes-Benz E220d All Terrain v Volvo V90 Cross Country comparison

If you're anything like me, you think SUVs are purpose-built to define drivers as kid-ferrying lemmings. Why can't you have the ability to haul kids, but the practicality of style and occasional off-road ability. That's what the people at Volvo and Mercedes-Benz thought when they created the Volvo V90 Cross Country and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain...


2018 Opel Insignia GSi Sports Tourer spied at the Nurburgring
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2018 Opel Insignia GSi Sports Tourer spied at the Nurburgring

The 2018 Opel Insignia GSi Sports Tourer has been spied completely undisguised this week around the famed Nurburgring race track. With the liftback version having already been revealed in Holden, Opel and Buick guises, this is the first look at what the sports treatment will look like on the more practical wagon body - and it looks boss...


2017 Volkswagen Golf Wagon 110TSI Comfortline review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Volkswagen Golf Wagon 110TSI Comfortline review

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf Wagon in 7.5 guise is just like it was before – a competent family hauler we'd happily recommend to buyers who don't want an SUV.

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$30,490

2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake: Local pricing announced for November launch
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2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake: Local pricing announced for November launch

Australian pricing and initial details for the 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake range have been revealed ahead of its local launch on November 1, with the new luxury wagon priced from $90,400 before on-road costs. Four versions of the XF Sportbrake will be offered, which includes three different engine choices - one petrol and two diesels...


2018 Subaru Levorg pricing and specs: 1.6 model cuts entry cost, STI Sport debuts
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2018 Subaru Levorg pricing and specs: 1.6 model cuts entry cost, STI Sport debuts

Australian pricing and specifications for the updated 2018 Subaru Levorg range has been announced this week, bringing a new engine option, a much sharper price of entry, and lightly revised looks. But, there's a catch: while the arrival of the 1.6 model opens the Levorg range up to more buyers, the company has at the same time significantly increased the price you'll pay to step into a 2...


Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 4x4²: Wild one-off special lives up to its name
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 4x4²: Wild one-off special lives up to its name

An engineer from German marque Mercedes-Benz has created a wild off-road version of his E-Class All-Terrain crossover wagon, dubbed the E-Class All-Terrain 4x4². Jurgen Eberle, one of the company's vehicle development engineers, decided to make a series of modifications to his E-Class All-Terrain, in a fashion similar to Merc's own G500 4x4² off-roader...


$30k Family car comparison
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$30k Family car comparison

While the car industry seems intent on reinventing and cross-pollinating shapes, sizes and themes to create a different family vehicle, equally families who buy and use such vehicles can be incredibly diverse in terms of needs and wants...


2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack 135TDI review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack 135TDI review

The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack crossover has always flown under the radar against in-demand SUVs. But the MY17 update, headlined by this new diesel flagship, has a lot of great attributes.

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$40,990

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring pricing and specs, here in October
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2017 BMW 5 Series Touring pricing and specs, here in October

Local pricing and specifications for the 2017 BMW 5 Series Touring have been announced this week, with the Bavarian wagon set to start from a smidgen under $100,000 when it arrives in October. Just two variants will be offered in Australia, the diesel-powered 520d and the petrol-powered 530i...