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2017 Subaru BRZ v Toyota 86 GT comparison

Deciding to buy a brand new car can be a tough decision. And deciding exactly which brand new car to buy can be even more difficult...

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Alfa Romeo Giulia QV v BMW M3 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S comparison
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Alfa Romeo Giulia QV v BMW M3 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S comparison

For a nation renowned for its love of all things sport, it should come as no surprise this admiration and aspiration extends to what we drive. We are inside the top-10 world sales market list for Lamborghini, Porsche is seeing continuing sales growth and both Mercedes-AMG and BMW M Division speak highly of the Australian market, where we have the highest performance-version to regular-model ratio in the world...


Racing Basics: Episode Three
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Racing Basics: Episode Three

Episode Three of CarAdvice’s new Racing Basics series is now live. And it's all about a subject made famous by the Fast and Furious franchise: shifting. In this episode, Australian rally icon and Global Rallycross driver Chris Atkinson hops into the new 150kW/265Nm turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo to show you how to change gears correctly...


Racing Basics: Episode Two
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Racing Basics: Episode Two

Episode Two of CarAdvice’s new Racing Basics series is now live. And it's all about braking. To be fast around a racetrack, obviously, you can’t be afraid of the throttle. But, it’s also critical you know how to use the brake. In this episode, Australian rally icon and Global Rallycross driver Chris Atkinson hits the track in the new 150kW/265Nm turbocharged 1...


CarAdvice launches Racing Basics to better your driving: Episode One
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CarAdvice launches Racing Basics to better your driving: Episode One

Deep down, most of us are wannabe racing drivers. But, be it the occasional track day, hillclimb, or club event, how many of us actually know what we're doing behind the wheel? More importantly, how many of us know what we’re doing wrong? Well, in an effort to help shed some light on the Dos and Don’ts of racing, CarAdvice has launched a new series dubbed Racing Basics...


Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison: Track Test
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Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison: Track Test

The first part of our Ford Focus RS versus Subaru WRX STI versus Volkswagen Golf R comparison, the road test, ended with the Volkswagen claiming victory over the new Ford and the Subaru. This, though, is the second instalment – the track element – and it's the best chance the compromised but vastly gifted RS has to win back some ground...


Mazda MX-5 Old v New Comparison: First-generation NA v fourth-gen ND
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Mazda MX-5 Old v New Comparison: First-generation NA v fourth-gen ND

Whether you're old enough to remember them or not, the 1980s were cool. Icons such as Madonna and Prince were at the height of their success and big hair wasn't just acceptable, it was wholeheartedly encouraged. But on February 10, 1989, something particularly special happened: the Mazda MX-5 made its global debut at the Chicago motor show, giving birth to one of the world's most successful nameplates ever...


Renault Clio RS220 Trophy v Renault Megane RS265 Cup: Comparison Review
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Renault Clio RS220 Trophy v Renault Megane RS265 Cup: Comparison Review

Intra-brand rivalries can be fun. Comparing the top-spec variant of one model in a manufacturer's line-up with the entry-level version of another, can often deliver interesting outcomes. And when the gap between them, in sheer dollar terms anyway, is rather close, things can be even more interesting...


Volkswagen Golf GTI v Peugeot 308 GT v Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV : Five-door hot-hatch comparison
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Volkswagen Golf GTI v Peugeot 308 GT v Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV : Five-door hot-hatch comparison

The term ‘hot-hatch’ is commonly used to describe a hatchback that straddles the line between performance and practicality. Some skew closer to performance than practicality, while others veer the other way. What happens when you have Volkswagen Golf GTI money, though, but don’t necessarily want to blend in with the tartan-clad German crowd? That’s where the French Peugeot 308 GT and Italian Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV step in...