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As you might be aware, 2021 marks the year CarAdvice and Drive become one – bringing together both sites' top-shelf automotive content under the one banner.

For you, dear reader, not much will change. We're still the same team, with the same familiar faces and high standards for our new-car content and love of all things automotive.

The only difference is you'll eventually be able to meet all your new-car needs in one place, Drive.

Until then, however, we want to make sure that while you're glued to CarAdvice, you don't miss out on the original content we're producing on Drive.

To keep you informed, we'll be rounding up our five favourite Drive stories of the week each week. Behold, the 'Drive Five'...


1. Playmobil launches Volkswagen T1 Camping Bus and VW Beetle

If being back at work is giving you the post-holiday blues, you might want to invest in a mini pick-me-up.

While you may not be able to voyage to your local beach or campsite, you can pretend you are hitting the road with these new scale model playsets of the Volkswagen T1 Camping Bus and VW Beetle.

They come complete with fully functional interiors, complete with roadtrip-friendly props (like a mini esky and cooking utensils).

To see the sets – which are just as much fun for adults as they are kids – click here.


2. Mark Webber's 'surprise' for Porsche Taycan owners

Being one of the first people in Australia purchase Porsche's new all-electric car, the Taycan, has its perks.

As a special preview for three soon-to-be owners, Porsche arranged a surprise visit from the Taycan itself – accompanied by former Australian F1 driver Mark Webber.

The lucky trio were able to take the Taycan for a spin ahead of time, with Webber as their extremely experienced front-seat passenger.

To see the video, click here.


3. Car show to celebrate the Queen's 95th birthday

What do a 1926 Bentley 4.5 Litre, a 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith and a 2021 Lotus Evija have in common?

They're all set to feature in an upcoming car show in honour of Queen Elizabeth II's 95th birthday.

Due to take place in September 2021, the show will be hosted at Hampton Court Palace and will showcase 95 rare British cars, including the first-ever Range Rover from the 1970s.

Click here to get more information.


4. Ovolo Hotels and Genesis offering a 'suite ride' with their next stay

If you're fed up with the usual Uber, rental or Taxi offerings when you take a business trip or holiday away from home, hotel chain Ovolo has a solution.

The company has partnered with luxury car brand Genesis to offer its guests the use of a G70 sedan for free, so they can explore their destination comfortably and independently.

To learn more about how you can access this unique opportunity, click here.


5. Aston Martin to offer electric power in 90 per cent of its cars by 2030

Prestige British brand Aston Martin has announced it will transition 90 per cent of its line-up to electric powertrains by 2030,

"We should achieve something by the middle of the decade – that’s the ballpark," CEO Tobias Moers said.

"That’s the period of time and I think it’s crucial."

To read the full story, click here.