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Rob Margeit

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2019 Audi Q5 50 TDI quattro review
  • Plenty of grunt from the V6 turbo-diesel; Adaptive air suspension a treat; Brimming with standard safety features
  • Merest hint of turbo lag from standstill; Infotainment now a generation behind; Lack of touchscreen is counterintuitive to smartphone mirroring

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8.5 / 10

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2019 Audi Q5 50 TDI quattro review

The Audi Q5 50 TDI's blend of luxury and performance makes it a compelling proposition in the luxury-SUV segment.

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2019 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2019 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe review

It's the tamer sibling to the raucous C63, but don't think the Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe is less of a car for that.

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$112,600

2019 Ford Endura Trend FWD review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2019 Ford Endura Trend FWD review

The 2019 Ford Endura Trend has some pretty big Territory-sized shoes to fill. But with no third-row seating, can the Endura endure in a competitive segment?

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$44,990

2019 Ford Focus Active review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2019 Ford Focus Active review

The new Ford Focus Active has landed, bolstering the Blue Oval's Focus line-up in Australia. But do its rugged looks translate to driving capability?

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$29,990

2020 Range Rover Evoque review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2020 Range Rover Evoque review

The Range Rover Evoque has always been a style leader in the medium-SUV segment. But can the new-gen model live up to the lofty heights set by its predecessor?

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$62,670 - $94,290

JLR: Consumer confidence on the rise post-election
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JLR: Consumer confidence on the rise post-election

Jaguar Land Rover Australia believes consumer confidence has returned to the luxury car market following the recent Federal election, where the sitting LNP government was returned to power. Speaking to local media at this week’s launch of the new Range Rover Evoque, JLR Australia managing director Mark Cameron said the conservative coalition victory has already been felt in the company’s showrooms...


Maserati: Meet Dr Adolfo Orsi Jnr, automotive royalty

Maserati: Meet Dr Adolfo Orsi Jnr, automotive royalty

Imagine being 10 years old and your after-school activities include taking notes while riding shotgun at 180km/h through the streets of Modena in a brand-new, fresh off the assembly line Maserati. Sounds implausible, but that’s exactly how Dr Adolfo Orsi Jnr spent his formative years in Italy...


2019 Mitsubishi ASX v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross comparison
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2019 Mitsubishi ASX v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross comparison

It’s an interesting conundrum Mitsubishi presents to prospective buyers in the small-SUV segment. The Japanese manufacturer offers two candidates in the hotly contested segment, but each with a different approach. Having two players in a burgeoning segment – a segment defying current sales trends by recording growth year-on-year – offers Mitsubishi two slices of the same pie...


2019 Volkswagen Golf R review: Special Edition
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2019 Volkswagen Golf R review: Special Edition

Wolfsburg's hottest hatch was already a cracking car. So has the addition of some 'special' extras improved the breed? We drive the Volkswagen Golf R Special Edition to find out.

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$61,990

2019 Kia Sportage GT-Line diesel AWD review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2019 Kia Sportage GT-Line diesel AWD review

The Kia Sportage GT-Line diesel offers a decent blend of comfort and drivability.

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$47,690

2018 Holden Commodore RS long-term review: Farewell
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2018 Holden Commodore RS long-term review: Farewell

Few cars have divided readers' opinion as much as our long-term Holden Commodore RS. But after bidding it farewell, those who've actually driven it can't help but be impressed.


2019 BMW M2 Competition review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2019 BMW M2 Competition review

It's hard to imagine BMW could improve on the original M2. But with the BMW M2 Competition, the German brand has done exactly that.

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$104,900

The Car Designer of the Century

The Car Designer of the Century

Chances are you’ve driven in one of his creations, and possibly even owned one. And you’ve definitely seen them on roads the world over. It’s estimated some 60 million of his cars have been built; a roll call as vast as it is iconic. His career spanned six decades across numerous brands – from supercars to hatchbacks and compact MPVs (a segment he is credited with inventing), this man’s pen has created some of the best known cars in history...


2018 Audi Q7 e-tron review
Rating: 7.710 /10
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2018 Audi Q7 e-tron review

Ahead of the arrival of its first full-electric SUV later this year, the plug-in hybrid 2018 Audi Q7 e-tron fulfils the German brand's greenie credentials. But is it any good?

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$139,900

Why Formula E matters
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Why Formula E matters

I grew up with motorsport, lived and breathed it all my life, a passion that culminated in working in the sport for two decades. I’ve been lucky enough to travel the world to watch motor racing, report on its heroes, covering everything from grassroots club racing to Formula 1. And everything in between. My passion knew, still knows, no boundaries...