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The Cars of Austin, Texas

How do you capture the essence of a city or town? What makes a particular place hum, sing and buzz? Is it the people? The culture? The architecture? Food? It is, of course, all of these things. And more. For us at CarAdvice, it is, unsurprisingly, also the cars...

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2019 Porsche Panamera GTS review
Rating: 8.810 /10
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2019 Porsche Panamera GTS review

The Porsche Panamera GTS straddles the gap between the V6-powered 4S and the manic Turbo. But is it worthy of Zuffenhausen's famous 'GTS' badge?

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$364,100 - $371,400

2018 Volkswagen Transporter TDI400 LWB review
Rating: 7.410 /10
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2018 Volkswagen Transporter TDI400 LWB review

The Volkswagen Transporter remains a versatile and compelling proposition for bombing around town delivering goods. Here, we put the long-wheelbase version through its paces.

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$52,110

Meeting your heroes: The Autohaus Porsche 911 SC Grp 4

Meeting your heroes: The Autohaus Porsche 911 SC Grp 4

There’s an old saying about never meeting your heroes, about how the perception of someone or something is often better than the reality. So what happened when we threw the keys of one his hero cars – the Autohaus Hamilton-built Porsche 911 SC Group 4 –  to our own Adam ‘AK’ Morris? You’ll have to watch the video to find out...


2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 162TSI Highline review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 162TSI Highline review

The Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace is the German brand's answer to buyers' ever-increasing need for seven seats. But has adding two seats and some extra metal compromised what is a well-resolved mid-sized SUV?

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$52,990

2018 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport diesel review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2018 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport diesel review

The Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport diesel has received a power boost and a price cut, keeping it fresh for buyers in Australia's most competitive new car segment.

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$39,990

2018 Volkswagen Polo 70TSI Trendline auto review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2018 Volkswagen Polo 70TSI Trendline auto review

The sixth-gen Volkswagen Polo continues a family line that dates back to 1975. Here, we put the entry-level 70TSI Trendline through its city paces.

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$20,490

2019 Audi Q3 review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2019 Audi Q3 review

There's a lot riding on the success of the all-new Audi Q3, the compact SUV that has become one of the German brand's best-selling vehicles.


McLaren 600LT priced from $455,000
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McLaren 600LT priced from $455,000

McLaren Automotive has launched its lightweight track-focussed 600LT into the Australian market, with a starting price of $455,000 plus on-road costs. The McLaren 600LT, the first in the Sports Series range to wear the ‘LT’ badge, will hit our shores in late 2018, with a McLaren spokesperson confirming several Australian customers had already placed orders...


2018 Holden Commodore RS long-term review: Introduction

2018 Holden Commodore RS long-term review: Introduction

If cars suffered from identity crises, then the all-new ZB Holden Commodore would spend much of its life in therapy asking the question, ‘Who – and what – am I, exactly?’. Decried and denigrated since landing on our shores from Germany earlier this year, the Opel Insignia-based flag bearer for Holden hasn’t been met with acclaim...


2018 Volvo XC60 D4 Inscription review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2018 Volvo XC60 D4 Inscription review

The Volvo XC60 has lifted the Swedish brand into genuine premium territory.


The Cars of Fuji Speedway

The Cars of Fuji Speedway

How do you capture the essence of a city or town? What makes a particular place hum, sing and buzz? Is it the people? The culture? The architecture? Food? It is, of course, all of these things. And more. For us at CarAdvice, it is, unsurprisingly, also the cars. We are privileged to travel around the world for our job, visiting cities, countries and far-flung corners we might otherwise never see in our lives...


2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet review
Rating: 8.810 /10
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2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet review

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet are the very embodiment of what a grand tourer should be.

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$314,900 - $370,500

2018 Volkswagen Multivan Kombi 70 review
Rating: 7.110 /10
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2018 Volkswagen Multivan Kombi 70 review

The Volkswagen Multivan Kombi 70 has all the right ingredients to surf on the waves of nostalgia. But underneath the retro chic exterior, does it actually stack up as a people mover?

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$64,990

The Cars of Tourrettes

The Cars of Tourrettes

How do you capture the essence of a city or town? What makes a particular place hum, sing and buzz? Is it the people? The culture? The architecture? Food? It is, of course, all of these things. And more. For us at CarAdvice, it is, unsurprisingly, also the cars. We are privileged to travel around the world for our job, visiting cities, countries and far-flung corners we might otherwise never see in our lives...