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2015 Mercedes-AMG GT S review: Edition 1 track test
  • Super sportscar soul; supercar performance; feel-good character; rewarding for both moderate and expert driving skills
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2015 New York auto show: Hits and misses
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2015 New York auto show: Hits and misses

With the press days for the 2015 New York auto show behind us, not to mention our recommended yearly intake of Easter eggs, it's time to look back at which cars hit the mark and which ones had us shaking our heads. Matt Campbell — on the ground Hit: Nissan Maxima. It isn't coming here, but geez this big sedan would shake up the monotonous mid/large car segment if it did...


2015 Geneva motor show: Hits and misses
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2015 Geneva motor show: Hits and misses

The press days at 85th Geneva motor show are over, so it's time for us to ponder which cars really lit a fire in the cockles of our hearts, and which ones prompted us to sharpen our poison-soaked spears to seek Oberyn Martell-style revenge on the world. A bit dramatic? Maybe... Here are our 2015 Geneva motor show hits and misses...


2015 Geneva Motor Show : LIVE feed
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2015 Geneva Motor Show : LIVE feed

Follow us LIVE at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.


2015 Detroit motor show: Hits and misses
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2015 Detroit motor show: Hits and misses

The first global car extravaganza of 2015, the Detroit motor show, is done and dusted for us media types — general admission lurks around the corner — and the CarAdvice team has braved temperatures as low as -15C to cover it for you. So, here, after two-and-a-bit exhausting days covering the latest and greatest from the auto industry, are our favourite and least favourite cars from the show...


2015 New Cars Calendar
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2015 New Cars Calendar

A list of new and updated cars launching in Australia in 2015.


Hot-hatches coming in 2015
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Hot-hatches coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated hot-hatches launching in Australia in 2015.   Peugeot 308 GT – March The new warm-hatch version of the Peugeot 308 hatchback, the new Peugeot 308 GT, is set to hit showroom floors late in the first quarter of the year. The GT model is powered by a turbocharged 1...


Sports cars coming in 2015
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Sports cars coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated performance cars launching in Australia in 2015.   BMW 2 Series Convertible – Q1 BMW Australia will complete its 2 Series family early in 2015 with the launch of the Convertible range. The successor to the old 1 Series Convertible boasts a 20 per cent increase in torsional rigidity and promises to offer a considerably sportier drive...


Performance cars and supercars coming in 2015
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Performance cars and supercars coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated performance cars and supercars launching in Australia in 2015.   Alfa Romeo 4C – February The big news for Alfa’s long-awaited, oft-delayed product revival is the Giulia (see below) but in the interim a long queue is already starting to form in the CarAdvice garage to drive this Italian answer to the Lotus Exige and Porsche Cayman...


Compact SUVs coming in 2015
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Compact SUVs coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated compact SUVs launching in Australia in 2015.   Honda HR-V – February One of the pioneers of the sub-compact crossover segment, the Honda HR-V, will return to Australian showrooms in February – albeit as a very different car launching into a now hugely competitive market...


Medium and large SUVs coming in 2015
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Medium and large SUVs coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated medium and large SUVs launching in Australia in 2015.   Skoda Octavia Scout – March The Skoda Octavia Scout has been a long time coming, having been revealed globally way back in February 2014. The higher-riding version of the Skoda Octavia wagon wears butch body cladding and a set of 17-inch alloy wheels with chubby tyres and a higher ride height...


Luxury SUVs coming in 2015
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Luxury SUVs coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated luxury SUVs launching in Australia in 2015.   Lexus NX200t – February The Lexus NX200t will arrive in February, almost six months after the first hybrid-powered versions of the Japanese brand’s smallest SUV hit the market. The 2...


Utes coming in 2015
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Utes coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated utes launching in Australia in 2015.   Nissan Navara – March/April Nissan’s most important vehicle launch of 2015 will occur in autumn when the all-new Navara arrives on the scene. Replacing the D40 and ancient D22 Navara models, the new ute will be available in three cab styles, rear- and four-wheel drive, and with the choice of three new engines...


Vans coming in 2015
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Vans coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated vans launching in Australia in 2015.   Renault Master update – January The biggest vehicle ever to wear the Renault badge, the Master van and ute family, will kick off the year with a significant update. Headlining the upgrades is a new twin-turbocharged 2...


City cars coming in 2015
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City cars coming in 2015

Details of the new and updated city cars launching in Australia in 2015.   Kia Rio update - January Kicking it off is the updated Kia Rio range, with the S and Si variants rolling off the boats before the end of 2014 and the better-equipped SL and SLS arriving by the end of January. It’s a minor update with front/rear styling tweaks and some new cabin materials...