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2018 BMW i8 Roadster review
  • Improved EV range; Sci-fi styling; New interior storage space; Unique drivetrain for a sports car; The sensation of big torque in near silence; On the go range top-ups with petrol
  • The advent of EVs may date this car quickly; Cabin access is far from graceful; Brakes lack precise feel; Cutting-edge driver tech not available

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2018 BMW i8 Roadster review

Despite looking a lot like an i8 Coupe with a missing roof, the extensive reworking involved to create the i8 Roadster ensures this new variant upholds BMW’s technical edge while still turning heads like nothing else on the road.

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BMW i8: No sportier variant coming
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BMW i8: No sportier variant coming

BMW’s flagship plug-in hybrid i8 looks set to continue with just one powertrain variant, although a next-generation model could raise the bar again in terms of performance, according to the brand’s executive team. At the launch of the new i8 Roadster in Mallorca, Marcus Pluntke, product manager for the i8 Roadster and Coupe revealed to CarAdvice customers, somewhat surprisingly, haven’t been requesting an even-more performance-skewed version of the car...


2018 BMW 630i Gran Turismo M Sport review
Rating: 8.610 /10
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2018 BMW 630i Gran Turismo M Sport review

The name has plenty of evocative cues, but the BMW 6 Series GT isn’t a member of the German brand’s sporting family. Instead, it's attempting to inject a sense of style into the practical side of people-carrying.


2018 Holden Calais-V Tourer review
Rating: 7.710 /10
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2018 Holden Calais-V Tourer review

Holden spins its upmarket wagon into an all-road adventurer with the Calais-V Tourer. Following a formula familiar to Adventra owners thanks to all-paw grip and SUV styling, the Tourer serves the needs of Aussie families in a new way for the Lion brand.


New York motor show: 10 past concepts worth another look
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New York motor show: 10 past concepts worth another look

At this year’s New York auto show, Genesis wowed the crowds with its first electric supercar concept, Mini went old school for its own EV dreams, and Volkswagen dipped a toe in the pickup pond – but New York has delivered plenty of concept delights in the past. Here are ten of the best from the last 20 years deserving of a second look...


Rolls-Royce reveals limited edition Wraith Luminary Collection
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Rolls-Royce reveals limited edition Wraith Luminary Collection

Master of bespoke-built automobiles, Rolls-Royce, has announced its latest ultra-exclusive edition with the 55-unit Wraith Luminary Collection. In response to demand for the brand’s ‘Collection Cars’ the Luminary Collection vehicles are the result of Rolls-Royce Bespoke, which specialises in high-dollar customisations...


2018 Infiniti QX80 S Premium review
Rating: 6.910 /10
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2018 Infiniti QX80 S Premium review

For many brands, a flagship model takes the lead on technology, performance or style, but in Infiniti’s case its halo car is measured in kilograms. The QX80 is certainly big and brash, and for 2018 it’s also (a little) easier on the eye.


2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross LS review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross LS review

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross adds to the Japanese brand’s SUV range with its first truly new model in over half a decade. While it may be close to the slightly smaller ASX in format and theory, the fresher Eclipse Cross proves Mitsubishi has come a long way.


2018 BMW 220i Luxury Line review
Rating: 7.710 /10
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2018 BMW 220i Luxury Line review

Gone are the days when even the most mundane of automobiles had a stylish coupe derivative, but BMW has a stoic reputation for two-door compact cars. A tradition that continues with the 2 Series range, which gets a few subtle updates to keep it ticking in 2018.


2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder revealed - UPDATE
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2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder revealed - UPDATE

UPDATE, 19/02/2018: Lamborghini has announced local pricing for the Huracan Performante Sypder. We've added details to the story. Lamborghini has used the Geneva motor show to launch its latest lightweight weapon, the Huracan Performante Spyder, almost exactly 12 months after the coupe version's debut...


10 Geneva concepts we wish made production
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10 Geneva concepts we wish made production

Now the biggest, boldest concepts from the 2018 Geneva motor show have been revealed, and space has been made in dream garages for Supras, Lagondas, and M8 Gran Coupes, we cast a nostalgic eye back on some of the most memorable concepts from the last 20 years. These are the cars we believe should have earned a place in product portfolios from their respective manufacturers...


Renault EZ-GO concept revealed
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Renault EZ-GO concept revealed

Renault has coined a new phrase for its EZ-GO ride-sharing concept at the Geneva motor show, presenting a first-of-its-kind ‘robo-vehicle’ as its vision for how urban transportation will evolve. Equipped with Level 4 autonomous capabilities, the EZ-GO does without traditional pedals or a steering wheel, instead seating occupants in a more social U-shaped configuration, with room for up to six people at a time...


Electric vehicles off the schedule for Mahindra in Australia
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Electric vehicles off the schedule for Mahindra in Australia

Although electric vehicles are fast becoming a major technological showcase for numerous automakers, Mahindra has ruled out EVs for Australia citing cost, and the lack of government incentives, as the reason behind the decision. At the local launch of the petrol-powered XUV500 SUV, Mahindra’s chief of international operations, Arvind Mathew, confirmed the brand’s focus would remain on petrol SUVs and diesel light-commercial vehicles...


2018 Mahindra XUV500 Petrol review
Rating: 6.910 /10
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2018 Mahindra XUV500 Petrol review

As the cheapest seven-seat automatic SUV in Australia, the Mahindra XUV500 makes a play for the sensibilities of Aussie families who might otherwise turn to used-car lots for their family-hauling needs.


Mahindra preparing product revolution by 2021
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Mahindra preparing product revolution by 2021

Indian automaker, Mahindra is preparing a new model onslaught in the next three years, with an array of products set to strengthen its lineup in Australia and around the world. The first new product for Mahindra will arrive in the form of a compact SUV to be positioned below the current seven-seat XUV500 and use a platform provided by the Ssangyong Tivoli, set to appear in the next 12 to 18 months...