Daniel Ricciardo shows off his skills, sort of, in a front-wheel drive Renault Megane RS.
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When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.

Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.

Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?


The R33 Nissan Skyline GT-R Is Way Better Than You Remember - Brendan McAleer, Road&Track

Tokyo Drift. The 996-chassis Porsche 911. The third Jonas brother. Every dynasty has a weak link, and as the Nissan GT-R celebrates its 50th year, common knowledge will tell you that the R33 is the worst of the breed, a fat and lumpy branch on the Skyline family tree.

"Common knowledge can get bent."


Daniel Ricciardo's crazy handbrake hillclimb in new Megane Trophy R - Goodwood Road and Racing, YouTube

Renault F1 Team driver Daniel Ricciardo did quite possibly the most sliding outside of the drift arena when he drove a Renault Megane Trophy R up the hill at Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Mercedes-AMG A35 vs VW Golf R - Dan Prosser, PistonHeads

If imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery, the Mercedes-AMG A35 must border on the sycophantic where the VW Golf R is concerned. Both have 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged engines, both have about 300hp, both have exactly 295lb-ft of torque, both are all-wheel drive, both have seven-speed dual-clutch transmissions and both cost in the region of £35,000.