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2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia price and specs: Updates revealed – UPDATE

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2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia price and specs: Updates revealed – UPDATE

2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia range gets refreshed New entry-level Sport model $3050 more expensive Veloce and performance Quadrifoglio cheaper than before Infotainment and safety upgrades UPDATE, 18 June 2021: Alfa Romeo Australia has confirmed pricing and specifications for the 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia range – and (you guessed it) both prices and specs carry over unchanged...

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Victoria's coronavirus lockdown rules: Your car questions, answered – UPDATE
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Victoria's coronavirus lockdown rules: Your car questions, answered – UPDATE

Victorians have spent the last 12 months in the grips of ongoing coronavirus restrictions, relying on often-confusing weekly announcements from Premier Daniel Andrews to learn of the changes in both Metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. Below, we've answered some commonly asked questions about Melbourne's latest coronavirus lockdown rules and how they pertain to drivers...


The small Melbourne company doing incredibly unique electric car conversions

The small Melbourne company doing incredibly unique electric car conversions

Tucked away in a small industrial park in the Melbourne suburb of Clayton South is EVolution. A five-person team is working away at several top-secret automotive projects, unbeknownst to most of the country. The company was born of a random passion project in 2015, which saw director Russell Shepherd convert his own Audi A3 to electric drive in the absence of other appealing options on the local market...


Q&A: What are the small cars with high hip points?
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Q&A: What are the small cars with high hip points?

Hi CarAdvice! I'm in the market for a new car but don't have the garage space for a full-blown SUV. My only issue is, I find a lot of hatchbacks, sedans and wagons a little too low to the ground and I struggle to get in and out because of a back issue...


Every new electric car coming to Australia in 2021
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Every new electric car coming to Australia in 2021

When discussing Australia's dearth of electric cars and their related infrastructure, the debate always comes back to consumer choice – or lack thereof. However, with a list of incoming launches, promised models and electric-powered variants on the cards, the limited-choice excuse will hopefully soon be a distant memory...


Around the tracks: YouTuber jumps a Lamborghini Urus over an Aventador
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Around the tracks: YouTuber jumps a Lamborghini Urus over an Aventador

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 photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...


Volkswagen takes a swipe at Subaru drivers in new ID.4 commercial
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Volkswagen takes a swipe at Subaru drivers in new ID.4 commercial

Volkswagen has delivered a playful dig at Subaru in a new ad for its ID.4 electric SUV by subtly implying that Subaru owners may not be so deserving of their 'green' image. The ad, currently airing in North America, features a family that's recently purchased an ID.4, and follows each family member as they detail how their lives have changed for the better since owning the car...


2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended review
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2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended review

Perhaps the big Ghost’s greatest trick is making your preconceived notions disappear.

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$730,000

All-electric Uber Green launches in London, Australia takes different approach
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All-electric Uber Green launches in London, Australia takes different approach

Ride-sharing service Uber will now allow its London customers to select an electric vehicle (EV) for their next trip with the UK launch of Uber Green – but Australian customers are still a way off receiving the same service. Uber Green – which is already offered throughout most of North America and parts of Europe – is an option on the Uber app that allows users to select fully-electric cars for roughly the same fare as petrol, hybrid and diesel cars...


National rental car shortage causes fully-booked fleets, raised prices
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National rental car shortage causes fully-booked fleets, raised prices

Rental car agencies across Australia are battling to keep up with increased customer demand, leaving holidaymakers unable to secure hire cars for their next domestic travel outing. With state governments offering travel vouchers to incentivise local tourism, and holidaymakers finally able to cross some borders without restrictions, bookings are booming – but stock is low and prices can be high...


Around the tracks: How movie car chases have changed throughout time
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Around the tracks: How movie car chases have changed throughout time

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 photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...


Tesla partners with TikTok to launch in-car video recording – UPDATE
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Tesla partners with TikTok to launch in-car video recording – UPDATE

UPDATE, 12:00pm, 01/04/21: Well done to our readers on uncovering the April Foolishness behind this one. Tesla isn't collaborating with TikTok (although, somehow we wouldn't be surprised). The original story can be found below. Tesla has teamed up with social media giant TikTok to allow the owners of its electric cars to record, edit and upload viral videos directly from their vehicles...


The nine things to look for when you're buying a family car
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The nine things to look for when you're buying a family car

Planning a family, or already deep in the throes of child-rearing? Then you'll be well aware almost everything in your life needs to be child-proof – including your car. But when most new models these days promise state-of-the-art safety tech, flawless safety ratings and family-friendly cabins, it can be tricky to sift through the jargon and uncover the essentials...


2021 Mazda MX-30 M Hybrid price and specs: Mild-hybrid SUV priced from $33,990 before on-road costs
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2021 Mazda MX-30 M Hybrid price and specs: Mild-hybrid SUV priced from $33,990 before on-road costs

2021 Mazda MX-30 M Hybrid price and specs detailed Mild-hybrid here in April priced from $33,990 before on-road costs 114kW/200Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with mild-hybrid system, paired to a six-speed automatic Standard equipment includes dual-zone climate control, 10 airbags, radar cruise control and 18-inch wheels Australian pricing and specifications for the mild-hybrid version of the 2021 Mazda MX-30 have been confirmed ahead of the small SUV's local arrival on 1 April 2021...


New Tesla Model S, Model X orders won't be delivered until 2022
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New Tesla Model S, Model X orders won't be delivered until 2022

Australian Tesla buyers will not be able to get their hands on a new Model S or Model X until 2022, with the brand's online configurator revealing deliveries of both models are on hold until next year. The electric sedan and SUV had their 2022 facelifts revealed in January 2021, but customers wanting to purchase the current, pre-facelift model have missed the cutoff and will have to wait until 2022...