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VIDEO: 2019 Volvo V60 teased, full reveal on Feb 21

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VIDEO: 2019 Volvo V60 teased, full reveal on Feb 21

Volvo has teased its latest load-lugging wagon, the V60, in a video highlighting its long history of creating practical family cars...

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Surfing trip to Ulladulla in the 2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium
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Surfing trip to Ulladulla in the 2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium

If ever there were an alternative to the average SUV, it's the 2018 Subaru Outback. More kit, better road manners and smart storage solutions complete what is an excellent family chariot.


2018 BMW 530i Touring review
Rating: 8.710 /10
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2018 BMW 530i Touring review

Traditional large luxury wagons are thin on the ground these days, but BMW’s extra-practical 5 Series variant is a persuasive alternative to a posh SUV.

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$115,500

2018 Subaru Outback review: 2.5i Premium
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2018 Subaru Outback review: 2.5i Premium

If ever there were an alternative to the average SUV, it's the 2018 Subaru Outback. More kit, better road manners and smart storage solutions complete what is an excellent family chariot.

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$42,240

2018 Skoda Octavia RS245 wagon review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2018 Skoda Octavia RS245 wagon review

The Czech Republic's favourite family hauler-cum-corner brawler has undergone a transformation, adding more power, more torque and even more fun. Introducing the Skoda Octavia RS245 wagon.

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$47,390

2019 Audi A6 Avant spied
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2019 Audi A6 Avant spied

The next-generation Audi A6 Avant has been spied during development testing, giving us a first look at the luxury marque's upcoming large wagon. Despite being camouflaged in a swirly black-and-white wrap, we can see the A6 Avant will look very much like the sedan (also pictured), albeit with a more practical roofline and rump...


2018 Kia Cee'd Sportswagon caught with Cerato on its face
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2018 Kia Cee'd Sportswagon caught with Cerato on its face

The next-generation Kia Cee'd wagon has been spied undergoing testing in Germany, trying to hide a front-end design that looks awfully like the new Cerato. Unfortunately, the test driver spotted the photographer from our spy agency, and promptly reversed away out of sight, meaning there are no pictures of the car's rear...


Audi RS4: Through the generations
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Audi RS4: Through the generations

The 2018 Audi RS4 is nearly here, but how far has is come? Well, we decided to have a look back to see how Audi's small performance wagon has evolved over the last 23 years. 1994 Audi RS2 Avant - The Godfather While it may not wear the RS4 badge, the Audi RS2 Avant from the early '90s is the one that started it all, combining sports car performance with five seats and a practical boot area...


Mini Clubman Masterpiece Edition lands from $55,210
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Mini Clubman Masterpiece Edition lands from $55,210

The (deep breath) Mini Cooper S Clubman Masterpiece Edition is now on sale in Australia, with the special edition priced from $55,210 before on-road costs. Limited to just 30 units in Australia, the Cooper S Clubman Masterpiece Edition features an array of specification upgrades from the Mini Tours personalisation line-up, along with a unique shade of White Silver exterior paint...


Tesla Model S-based Shooting Brake revealed
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Tesla Model S-based Shooting Brake revealed

A UK-based company has produced its first Shooting Brake, based on the Tesla Model S. We know what you're thinking - "wasn't it meant to be revealed next year?" - but this is actually a different company and a different car. Qwest is a recently-formed aftermarket conversion company based in Norfolk, UK, that has been working for over a year on the wagon-backed Model S, touting the vehicle as the "world's first and quickest EV Shooting Brake"...


2018 Audi RS4: Initial details revealed
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2018 Audi RS4: Initial details revealed

Preliminary Australian details for the 2018 Audi RS4 have been revealed this week, ahead of the new model's launch in April next year. Expected to cost in the "mid-$150,000" bracket before on-road costs, the wagon-only RS4 will feature a higher level of specification than the previous generation, with items like the RS sports exhaust, Dynamic Ride Control (DRC), and the rear sports differential to be included as standard...


2018 Audi RS4 Avant review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2018 Audi RS4 Avant review

Has the return to turbocharged V6 power been a backwards step for the Audi RS4 Avant? Or has newfound pace compensated for the lamented loss of the sonorous naturally aspirated V8?


RemetzCar teases Model S Shooting Brake
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RemetzCar teases Model S Shooting Brake

Dutch coachbuilder, RemetzCar, has released a teaser of its new shooting brake based on the Tesla Model S. Just 20 examples of the swoopy electric wagon will be produced by the firm, which already produces a Model S-based Hearse along with stretched 'Executive' versions of the already long-wheelbase Audi A8L and Range Rover SVAutobiography...


2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate spied
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2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate spied

The facelifted 2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate has been spied this week during development testing, giving us a first look at the updated performance wagon. Part of the forthcoming mid-life facelift for the wider Mercedes-Benz C-Class range, the AMG C63 seen here sports camouflaged bumpers and a disguised front grille, which points us to what changes are on the way...


Volvo V90: "No final word" on wagon's arrival
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Volvo V90: "No final word" on wagon's arrival

Volvo Australia is still yet to confirm an Australian arrival date for the V90, saying there is "no final word" on when (or if) the big wagon will be arriving Down Under. Speaking to CarAdvice at the ADVI International Driverless Vehicle Summit in Adelaide, Greg Bosnich, communications boss for Volvo's local division, said "discussion is ongoing" about the car in Australia...


2018 Holden Astra Sportwagon LS+ review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2018 Holden Astra Sportwagon LS+ review

Wagons are an increasingly rare breed these days, but the Holden Astra Sportwagon proves that you don't really 'need' an SUV.

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$25,740

Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate sets new Nurburgring lap record
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Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate sets new Nurburgring lap record

The Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate is the fastest wagon around the Nurburgring, setting a time of 7 minutes 45.19 seconds during a test drive conducted by German car magazine sport auto. Powered by a 4...


2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake pricing and specs
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2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake range have been announced this week, ahead of the new wagon's launch Down Under in November. Starting from $90,400 plus on-road costs for the entry-level 20d R-Sport, the XF Sportbrake line-up starts some $15,000 more than the most affordable XF sedan, though there's no base Prestige trim grade for the Jaguar wagon...


2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake review
Rating: 810 /10
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2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake review

There are three things you can't get away from in life — death, taxes and SUVs. SUVs are everywhere, so when a manufacturer drops a stunning wagon on us, it's hard to look the other way. Paul Maric went to Portugal to check out the all-new Jaguar XF Sportbrake.


2018 Ford Focus ST wagon spied with Volvo-like eyes
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2018 Ford Focus ST wagon spied with Volvo-like eyes

The upcoming 2018 Ford Focus ST Wagon has been spied at the Nurburgring, sporting a set of Volvo-esque daytime running lights. Although the prototype doesn’t wear any badges, its gaping front grille, prominent rear spoiler, diffuser-style rear bumper and twin exhaust all strongly suggest it's the performance-focused ST variant...