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Queensland Police SERT Lenco Bearcat G3 review

It’s fair to say that as regular law-abiding citizens, our contact with the police is usually limited to when we’ve been caught going (a little) over the speed limit either by a mobile speed camera, a police motorbike or patrol car...

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Mazda: Volume shouldn't come first
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Mazda: Volume shouldn't come first

Mazda says that despite being one of the smallest independent automotive brands in the world, the company cannot put volume ambitions as its first priority, with the recently-appointed global CEO admitting that such a goal would create the wrong culture internally...


Mazda MPS models dead
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Mazda MPS models dead

Mazda has no plans to bring back its high-performance MPS brand, which has previously graced the 3 and 6, on its latest generation of products. That's according to its global boss, who spoke with CarAdvice at the Los Angeles motor show. Although we haven’t seen new MPS models for many years, plenty of fans in Australia continue to hold the last Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 MPS in high regard...


Mazda design 'less digital, more handcrafted’
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Mazda design 'less digital, more handcrafted’

Mazda says its design language is focused on originality and the art of human creation, eschewing the current trend for a more digital design process, which it says leads to most modern cars looking similar. Speaking with CarAdvice at the Los Angeles motor show, Mazda design boss, Ikuo Maeda, said continuous focus on becoming a more premium offering in the mainstream market has forced the brand's design team to raise its game...


Mazda rotary sports car ‘still a dream’, no work started
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Mazda rotary sports car ‘still a dream’, no work started

The much talked about, on again, off again, Mazda rotary sports car appears to still be in the very early stages of development, putting doubt on previous assertions that the vehicle would be ready for a 2020 release. Speaking with media at the Los Angeles motor show today, the Japanese company’s boss of Powertrain developments, Ichiro Hirose, admitted that while a new RX-8 (or RX-9) is his personal dream, it remains just that for the time-being...


Internal combustion engine still the focus for the foreseeable future: Mazda
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Internal combustion engine still the focus for the foreseeable future: Mazda

Mazda says that while the advancements of electric vehicles are promising, its company philosophy of looking at the CO2 emissions of its vehicles as a ‘well to wheel’ approach – rather than just the tailpipe emissions – means the internal combustion engine (ICE) still has plenty of life left in it...


2018 Audi Q2 review: Buying a new Audi
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2018 Audi Q2 review: Buying a new Audi

Audi's smallest SUV also happens to be one of the safest luxury cars you can buy for the money, which is why we bought one.


2019 BMW X5 review
Rating: 8.910 /10
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2019 BMW X5 review

The BMW X5 has been the best-selling choice in its class for over a decade. Is the new one just as worthy?

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$112,990 - $150,000

Why December is the perfect time to buy a new car
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Why December is the perfect time to buy a new car

The hunt for a new car was once a very different process. Go back 15 or 20 years, and you would have bought a magazine or a newspaper that would hopefully have a test on the vehicle you’re interested in, and you'd probably locate a dealer through the same medium. These days, it’s essentially all digital...


2019 Peugeot 508 Fastback review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2019 Peugeot 508 Fastback review

The thought of buying a big sedan just got a lot more attractive.


2019 Citroen C3 Aircross review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2019 Citroen C3 Aircross review

France's idea of a compact SUV is heading to Australia early next year, but is it any good?


2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 review: Coupe and Cabriolet
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 review: Coupe and Cabriolet

53 is the new 43, but it's closer to 63 in more than just numbers.

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$172,729

Peugeot: 'You buy the car then choose the powertrain'
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Peugeot: 'You buy the car then choose the powertrain'

Peugeot says that its strategy going forward is to be powertrain agnostic, focusing instead on the design and quality of its vehicles and leaving the drivetrain choice to customers Speaking with media at the Paris motor show this week, Jean-Philippe Imparato, global CEO of Peugeot, said the brand aims to bring about an ‘unboring’ future, which means it will design and manufacture desirable cars that will then be available as full-electric, plug-in hybrid along with conventional petrol and diesel engines...


Peugeot won't sell high-performance ‘bad boys’ compensated by EVs
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Peugeot won't sell high-performance ‘bad boys’ compensated by EVs

Peugeot says that with the every stringent emission regulations taking place in Europe and the United States, that take into account the overall CO2 output of brands, it will not sell electric vehicles just to compensate its high performance and high CO2 output vehicles...


Citroen to improve ‘quality and customer service’ in Australia
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Citroen to improve ‘quality and customer service’ in Australia

Citroen says that it needs to get its quality and customer service right before it pushes for a big relaunch in Australia during the first half of 2019. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Paris motor show this week, global CEO for Citroen, Linda Jackson, said that regardless of how good its upcoming vehicles may be, unless the brand can get its quality, after sales and general customer experience right in Australia, it will ultimately fail...