PLUS: HSV SportsCat, VFACTS, XC40 review, Nissan CEO interview, and Arteon v Stinger

In the studio this week is Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens.

Covering this weeks car news, the Lamborghini Urus has been revealed, the Mercedes-AMG CLS53 hybrid has been confirmed, and the entry-level Hyundai i30 Go arrives at $19,990.

Also, BMW says its autonomous cars won’t make “life and death” decisions, Nissan is looking to expand its Nismo line-up in Australia, Mazda says no to Level 5 autonomy, and we talk to Jez Spinks about the HSV Colorado SportsCat.

Mike Costello discusses November new car sales figures, which sees us on track for another record-breaking year.

Mike Stevens reviews the 2018 Volvo XC40 at its launch in Barcelona.

On an Isuzu four-wheel-drive trip in Fraser Island, Scott Collie talks to a couple who has recently purchased a D-MAX.

Rob emailed us at podcast@caradvice.com to ask if the optional dealership paint protection is worth it, so we talk to a detailer to get the lowdown.

James Wong speaks to Nissan Australia CEO Stephen Lester about an SUV-based Navara, Nismo models and its future for passenger cars.

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