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Aston Martin DBX SUV to look nothing like DB11 or Vantage

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Aston Martin DBX SUV to look nothing like DB11 or Vantage

Aston Martin says the DBX SUV will not be constrained by a platform-sharing agreement, unlike four-wheel drives from the likes of Porsche and Bentley...

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Aston Martin Vantage: Design chief fed up with view that all Astons look alike
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Aston Martin Vantage: Design chief fed up with view that all Astons look alike

Aston Martin vice president and chief creative officer, Marek Reichman, says the significant styling contrast between the new Vantage and DB11 are thanks to extensive customer research, showing genuine buyers wanted greater differentiation in the brand's styling. In an exclusive interview with CarAdvice at the Tokyo motor show last month, Reichman said he was tired of people saying all Aston Martins look too alike...


2018 Hyundai i30 N track review
Rating: 8.610 /10
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2018 Hyundai i30 N track review

The best car Hyundai has ever made is in serious contention to be the king of hot hatches. Meet the Hyundai i30 N.


Hyundai still undecided on i30 N line-up
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Hyundai still undecided on i30 N line-up

Hyundai Australia is still considering whether it should bring one or two models of its i30 N hot hatch as it gears up for the launch of its very first serious performance car in the first quarter of next year. The South Korean brand has the option of bringing in a ‘base model' i30 N in addition to the high-performance variant...


Hyundai Australia interested in more electric vehicles, potential for Kona EV
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Hyundai Australia interested in more electric vehicles, potential for Kona EV

Hyundai Australia says it would be interested in taking on additional electric vehicles if and when they become available, with the Ioniq EV showing strong demand from the market. With pictures of the brand’s small SUV being tested in electric form, likely to be known as Kona EV, it’s apparent the South Korean brand is actively working on additional electric vehicles...


Hyundai looking for ‘true car enthusiasts’ that appreciate its N cars on merit
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Hyundai looking for ‘true car enthusiasts’ that appreciate its N cars on merit

Hyundai Australia says that no matter how good its upcoming i30 N hot hatch may be, there will be certain elements of the market that will never accept such a vehicle from a Korean brand. Speaking to CarAdvice this week, the brand’s public relations manager, Bill Thomas, admitted the brand is not relying on its limited heritage in the performance space, but rather seeking those that will judge its performance cars on merit...


Mercedes-AMG G63 to be first new-gen G-Class in Oz
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Mercedes-AMG G63 to be first new-gen G-Class in Oz

The upcoming, Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen will launch with the top-spec Mercedes-AMG G63 when it arrives in Australia. With production for Australia set to begin in April–June, the 2018 AMG G-Wagen will arrive in Aussie showrooms around June-July, followed by the G350 diesel later in the year. The upcoming G63 is expected to make use of the same 4...


2018 Hyundai Sonata review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2018 Hyundai Sonata review

A massive makeover brings about a revitalised Sonata that is now better than ever, particularly in the base spec.

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$30,990 - $45,490

2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S review

The fastest SUV in its segment sounds as good as it looks.

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$164,900 - $171,900

CarAdvice Ratings V3 Explained
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CarAdvice Ratings V3 Explained

For those of you that read CarAdvice regularly, you’d know that our current 'version 2' rating system dates back to late 2013. Now, after nearly four years, and with the benefit of user feedback, it's time to evolve our strategy once more. Times have changed, and certain criteria for vehicle assessment have changed, too...


Mercedes-Benz: More cooperation needed on autonomous cars
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Mercedes-Benz: More cooperation needed on autonomous cars

Mercedes-Benz says it's continuously evaluating local market requirements for autonomous vehicle development, but it needs the cooperation other manufacturers, along with legislative and government bodies to bring about a driverless future. Speaking to CarAdvice at the GLC63 AMG launch in Germany, local head of communication, David McCarthy, said it would be remiss to think Mercedes could go it alone with it comes to autonomous cars...


Mercedes-Benz EV to launch 2019, amid calls for more government support
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Mercedes-Benz EV to launch 2019, amid calls for more government support

Mercedes-Benz Australia says it will bring its first full-electric vehicle to market in 2019, but it needs the support of the government to justify long-term investment in the requisite local infrastructure. Speaking to CarAdvice the brand’s local head of communication, David McCarthy, said there is a great deal of interest in electric vehicles from Mercedes Australia...


Luxury Car Tax gone by 2019: Mercedes-Benz
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Luxury Car Tax gone by 2019: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz Australia believes that the current framework for a free-trade agreement with the European Union (EU) will finally see the disbanding of the 33 per cent Luxury Car Tax (LCT), starting in 2019. Speaking to CarAdvice in Germany, brand’s Australian head of communication, David McCarthy, said there is a general belief that it's just a matter of time before the tax is nixed...


Mercedes-AMG to set sales record in 2017
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Mercedes-AMG to set sales record in 2017

German performance brand Mercedes-AMG is set to have its best sales year on record in Australia by the end of 2017, on the back of an ever-expanding range and our market’s continued desire to own high performance European vehicles...


Mercedes-AMG: GLC63 SUV could outsell C63
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Mercedes-AMG: GLC63 SUV could outsell C63

Mercedes-AMG Australia says the soon to arrive high-performance GLC63 S SUV could outsell the traditional brand favourite, the C63 S, as the market continues its trend towards SUVs and pickups. Speaking to CarAdvice at the international launch of the GLC63 S this week, the German brand’s senior manager of public relations, David McCarthy, admitted the GLC and GLC63 will likely outsell the C-Class equivalents in due time...