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Dieselgate: Audi hasn't ‘forgotten about what happened over the past few years’

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Dieselgate: Audi hasn't ‘forgotten about what happened over the past few years’

Audi’s stand-in CEO says the company hasn't forgotten about the problems caused by Dieselgate, but argued the company isn't holding its ‘heritage as its destiny’ as it commits billions to the production of electric vehicles...

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2019 BMW X3 review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2019 BMW X3 review

A trip across South Africa in a BMW X3 is the perfect reminder of this German SUV's brilliance.

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$69,900

Audi and Porsche collaborating on electric vehicles
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Audi and Porsche collaborating on electric vehicles

Audi and Porsche are working together on what Audi today called the ‘premium platform electric’ (PPE), which will underpin a series of models across vehicles spanning the B, C and D-segments. This partnership's outcome will underpin the upcoming Porsche Taycan, as well as the Audi e-tron Sportback concept expected to be unveiled at the Los Angeles motor show in November...


Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux modifications a target for QLD Police: The facts about what is and isn’t legal
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Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux modifications a target for QLD Police: The facts about what is and isn’t legal

With the Holden Commodore ute and Aussie-built V8s now consigned to the history books, the taller pick-up ute has become the new love of those yearning for freedom with space and load-hauling practicality. It’s no surprise then, that in Australia the sales of utilities are now approaching almost 20 per cent of the total market...


Why discounting needs to die for luxury cars
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Why discounting needs to die for luxury cars

There is a constant argument that rages on in the CarAdvice office. It usually goes like this: “Why would anyone pay $70,000 for a small luxury SUV”, to which my usual reply is, "They don’t, these cars are generally well discounted". And so begins a debate about why luxury car companies price their cars so high to start with, then have them ripped apart by tens of thousands as customers start that slow dance of a walk out...


2019 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster review
Rating: 8.810 /10
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2019 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster review

The best roadster on the planet, happens to have 12 cylinders and sound like a Senna-era Formula 1 car.

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$825,914

2019 Mini Countryman S E All4 review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2019 Mini Countryman S E All4 review

A plug-in hybrid Mini is destined for Australia early next year and the early signs are all positive.


2019 Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge review
Rating: 910 /10
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2019 Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge review

Let there be Dawn. In Black.

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$850,000

2018 Nissan X-Trail N-Sport review
Rating: 7.310 /10
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2018 Nissan X-Trail N-Sport review

Hey look, its a $2000 black pack that you don't need. Meet the X-Trail N-Sport... now say goodbye and buy the ST-L, instead.

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$39,250

Ferrari 488 Spider review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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Ferrari 488 Spider review

Why buy a GTB coupe when the 488 Spider offers the same levels of uncompromising performance, plus so much more?

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$526,888

2019 MG 3 review: Quick drive

2019 MG 3 review: Quick drive

What is one thing any new buyer of the updated 2019 MG 3 will not do with their car? Take it to a race track. So here we are then, at a race track about an hour and a bit out of Shanghai with a range of new MG vehicles, including the updated MG 3. From the outside, it's certainly a better proposition than before...


MG and LDV safety ‘to be best in segment’
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MG and LDV safety ‘to be best in segment’

Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) brands MG and LDV are aiming to become the safest brands in each of their segments, having committed to tailoring new-generation safety systems to meet strict local global regulations...


MG is 'here to stay’ in Australia
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MG is 'here to stay’ in Australia

Chinese-owned MG says it's fully committed to Australia, as its parent company uses our market as a test bed for its western expansion. MG Australia’s director of marketing, Danny Lenartic, this week told CarAdvice Australia is an extremely important market to MG, given parent company SAIC’s plans for overseas expansion...


MG: Similarities to Japanese, Euro designs ‘don’t matter’
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MG: Similarities to Japanese, Euro designs ‘don’t matter’

Any design similarities between MG cars and those of European or Japanese manufacturers are irrelevant, according to the brand, given its near-100 year history and the general direction of the modern automotive design. Speaking with CarAdvice at the brand’s R&D centre in Shanghai today, MG chief designer, Shao Jinfeng, said the brand is more British than ever and criticism of its identity or similarity to other brands is not a concern...


MG confirms all-wheel drive electric sports car
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MG confirms all-wheel drive electric sports car

MG has confirmed it's working on an all-electric two-door sports car, similar in size to a Mazda MX-5, to offer a new look at what a compact enthusiast toy can be. Speaking with Australian media at the MG research and development centre in Shanghai, the brand’s head of design (and a veteran of more than 10 years with Volkswagen), Shao Jinfeng, confirmed plans for an electric sports car, acknowledging the MG brand's history as a sports car maker...