On the last episode of the year ('best of' eps still to come!), Mandy and James Wong cover the big car news of the week.
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What happened? We've got a 'what to expect' list for the 2017 Detroit motor show, the Toyota Yaris hot hatch confirmed, and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe was revealed.

We also saw the Ferrari J50 revealed, a Holden plant flagged as a site for medical marijuana crops, and Mike Costello talks about lab-based fuel economy testing.

Mandy attended the Geelong Revival Motoring Festival and spoke to a driver who owns a classic BMW M3 with an M5 V10 engine.

Mike Costello reviews the entry-level 2017 Holden Astra R.

Dave Zalstein attended the Nismo Festival 2016 in Japan, where some of the best Nissan's in motorsport were on show.

Do you know someone who loves cars but you're stuck for a Christmas gift? Tegan Lawson has some very cool ideas.

We reveal which car was responsible for that extremely loud exhaust in 'Pick the Exhaust', and we have the usual giggle at Reader Comments.

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