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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE recalled

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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE recalled

Darcy Foster • Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled the 2019 GLE over concerns the trim divider at the rear door windows might not meet specification...

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Every category winner in Drive Car of the Year 2020
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Every category winner in Drive Car of the Year 2020

UPDATE: The Toyota RAV4 has now been announced as the overall winner of Drive Car of the Year 2020. To read the full story, visit Drive.com.au here.  Another Drive Car of the Year program has just about wrapped up, with only the overall winner left to be announced...


Maserati mule heralds arrival of new engine ahead of full reveal in 2020
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Maserati mule heralds arrival of new engine ahead of full reveal in 2020

Darcy Foster • Maserati has released photos of a test-mule running the firm’s all-new '100 per cent Maserati' engine. Reports suggest that this powertrain will underpin Maserati’s incoming sports car due to be unveiled in Modena in May next year. Whether that’s the new GranTurismo or a smaller offering more closely-resembling the 2014 Alfieri concept, we aren’t sure...


2020 Mercedes-AMG GLS, GLE63 S revealed with mild-hybrid V8
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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLS, GLE63 S revealed with mild-hybrid V8

Darcy Foster • Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the GLE63 S and GLS63 S at the 2019 Los Angeles motor show, complete with hybrid power for the first time in an AMG V8. The performance versions of Mercedes-Benz’s two largest SUVs are both powered by Mercedes-AMG’s familiar 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, backed for the first time by mild-hybrid power...


2020 Audi RSQ8 revealed
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2020 Audi RSQ8 revealed

Darcy Foster • Audi Sport has revealed its all-new RSQ8, sitting above the SQ8 as the most hardcore version of its flagship SUV. The engine is the same one found in the new RS6 Avant and RS7, a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 unit producing 441kW of power and 800Nm of torque...


Time Machine Tuesday: November 19, 2019
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Time Machine Tuesday: November 19, 2019

Darcy Foster • People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews...


Ferrari 812 GTS Spider V12 to cost $675,888 when it arrives in late 2020
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Ferrari 812 GTS Spider V12 to cost $675,888 when it arrives in late 2020

Liam Murphy • The Ferrari 812 GTS Spider V12 has arrived in Australian showrooms, however it will be a year before the first customers will take delivery of their cars. The display model was on a flying visit to show customers who have already placed orders, and to attract interest from new buyers...


Caterham returns to Australia after emissions-fuelled hiatus
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Caterham returns to Australia after emissions-fuelled hiatus

Darcy Foster • Caterham is back Down Under after a two-year production hiatus, with three models on offer locally for the 2020 model year. The announcement comes after the small British company pulled out of the Australian market for 2018 and 2019, largely due to the introduction of the World harmonised Light vehicle Testing Procedure (WLTP) emissions rules in Europe...


Alpina: X7-based mule spied, Australian arm interested
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Alpina: X7-based mule spied, Australian arm interested

Darcy Foster • Alpina has its eye on an upcoming BMW X7-based model for Australia, based on the success of its smaller XD3. The mid-sized XD3 SUV, which launched locally earlier this year as a rival to the Audi SQ5, has seen “good initial interest” locally, according to an Alpina Australia spokesperson...


Around the Tracks: AMG, Ferrari 333 SP, Formula 1
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Around the Tracks: AMG, Ferrari 333 SP, Formula 1

Darcy Foster • 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...


Peugeot preparing Le Mans return
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Peugeot preparing Le Mans return

Darcy Foster • Peugeot has confirmed it intends to go racing at Le Mans in 2020, joining Aston Martin, Toyota and Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus in the World Endurance Championship’s new top-tier category. As per FIA regulations, Peugeot must homologate its incoming prototype racer by producing twenty road-legal cars over two years, which means a hypercar from performance arm Peugeot Sport is surely on the way...


Formula 1 aiming to be carbon neutral by 2030
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Formula 1 aiming to be carbon neutral by 2030

Darcy Foster • Formula 1 has this week revealed it plans to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2030. The proposal encompasses not only the cars themselves, but all aspects of the sport, from planning and logistics to on-track activity and hospitality...


2020 Volvo S90 spied
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2020 Volvo S90 spied

Darcy Foster • A facelifted version of the Volvo S90 has been spied testing in public. Though the lower half of the front fascia is disguised in a vinyl wrap, an updated grille more in line with the V60 wagon and S60 sedan can be spotted, while an LED matrix lighting system appears to round off changes at the front...


2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid 'GT' Coupe spied
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2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid 'GT' Coupe spied

Darcy Foster • A hardcore version of Porsche’s Cayenne Coupe has been spied testing at the Nurburgring. Hiding under the guise of a Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe, the model is believed to be a prototype of an incoming ‘RS Coupe’ potentially with upwards of 600kW. At first glance, pictures depict a regular Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe...


Hyundai reveals more advanced noise cancellation tech
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Hyundai reveals more advanced noise cancellation tech

Darcy Foster • Hyundai has announced a major development in its Active Noise Control (ANC) technology. Rather than relying on traditional methods of sound insulation, Hyundai’s new Road Noise Active Noise Control (RANC) monitors cabin volume to adjust engine and road noise. The brand's current technology could only reduce noise when the sound coming in is constant and predictable, limiting its effectiveness...