CarAdvice podcast 49: Australia vs The World, the drag race

PLUS: Shanghai Motor Show, BMW 330GT and Abarth 595 review, Mazda 2 vs Toyota Yaris and Guess the Door Thunk is revealed!
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James Ward tag-teams Paul Maric as they join Mandy Turner to give you a car-news wrap of the Shanghai Motor Show. This includes concept reveals of the Audi e-tron Sportback, 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan and MG E-Motion. Plus, the reveals of the Opel Grandland X SUV and BMW M4 CS.

James reviews the 2017 BMW 330GT and CarAdvice's company car, the Abarth 595.

Reader Comments returns, plus the car is revealed for Guess the Door Thunk.

James Wong is at the Shanghai Motor Show and gives a full report on his first international motor show.

Paul talks about the drag race we have all been waiting for, then compares the Mazda 2 and Toyota Yaris.

Lastly, in readiness of the CarAdvice podcast 1-year anniversary, we give out details of a very special prize up for grabs.

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