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Loved that? Buy this: The 2021 equivalents of your favourite cars

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Loved that? Buy this: The 2021 equivalents of your favourite cars

Given the average age of a car on Australian roads has increased to 10.4 years, it's fair to say plenty of us are holding out on upgrading to newer models. As such, many consumers might find that when the time comes to trade in, their beloved car has disappeared from showrooms...

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Around the tracks: TikTok user criticised for Tesla Autopilot stunt
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Around the tracks: TikTok user criticised for Tesla Autopilot stunt

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...


The Drive Five: The week's most interesting stories
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The Drive Five: The week's most interesting stories

As you might be aware, 2021 marks the year CarAdvice and Drive become one – bringing together both sites' top-shelf automotive content under the one banner. For you, dear reader, not much will change. We're still the same team, with the same familiar faces and high standards for our new-car content and love of all things automotive...


2021 Kia Sportage GT-Line petrol long-term review: Interstate road tripping

2021 Kia Sportage GT-Line petrol long-term review: Interstate road tripping

Even the best first impressions can come undone during a two-day road trip. Can the Sportage maintain its dignity on a gruelling interstate journey?

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$45,590

2020 Hyundai Venue Elite long-term review: Farewell
Rating: 7.610 /10
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2020 Hyundai Venue Elite long-term review: Farewell

Several months with Hyundai's small SUV was enough to identify some serious strengths – and some niggling weaknesses.

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$26,490

2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range review

Almost three weeks with Tesla’s mid-range, new-build Model 3 was an eye-opening experience for this first-timer.

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$83,201

Around the tracks: Footage of a young Elon Musk buying his first supercar
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Around the tracks: Footage of a young Elon Musk buying his first supercar

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...


The Drive Five: The week's most interesting stories
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The Drive Five: The week's most interesting stories

As you might be aware, 2021 marks the year CarAdvice and Drive become one – bringing together both sites' top-shelf automotive content under the one banner. For you, dear reader, not much will change. We're still the same team, with the same familiar faces and high standards for our new-car content and love of all things automotive...


Bentley appoints ex-Audi man as its new Director of Design
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Bentley appoints ex-Audi man as its new Director of Design

British brand Bentley – part of the giant Volkswagen Audi Group since 1998 – has appointed Andreas Mindt as its new Director of Design. The former head of exterior design for Audi is set to take the helm at the British marque's UK headquarters from March 2021. Mindt will succeed previous Director of Design Stefan Sielaff, who is departing Bentley after almost six years to "pursue other opportunities"...


The slow and steady decline of the Toyota Prius in Australia
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The slow and steady decline of the Toyota Prius in Australia

In a year where hybrid cars surged to all-time highs, the original hybrid – the Toyota Prius – sold only 95 units. That's despite hybrids becoming increasingly hot property for Australian buyers in recent months. In 2020, Aussies purchased 60,417 hybrid vehicles (up from 31,191 the year prior), meaning the standard Prius represented only a 0...


Volvo's new Care Key allows you to limit the top speed of your own car
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Volvo's new Care Key allows you to limit the top speed of your own car

Volvo is making a concerted play to reduce speeding deaths in Australia with the launch of its new Care Key, an inclusion on all models that will allow owners to electronically limit the top speed of their car. From model-year 2021, all Volvo cars will receive the Care Key as standard, giving Volvo owners the opportunity to pre-set their vehicles' maximum speed before handing the car over to younger family members or less-experienced drivers...


All the COVID-19 border closures and restrictions around Australia in 2021
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All the COVID-19 border closures and restrictions around Australia in 2021

Just when we thought we were in the clear from the dreaded coronavirus, it reared its ugly head again in New South Wales and Victoria in late 2020 and in Queensland in early 2021, wreaking havoc on holiday plans across the country...


2021 Hyundai i30 hatch review
Rating: 810 /10
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2021 Hyundai i30 hatch review

Hyundai’s hatchback is a pleasant surprise – even if you opt for the cheaper choice.

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$25,420

Do you really need to wear a mask in the car? We find out
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Do you really need to wear a mask in the car? We find out

With masks now mandated in several Australian states to curb the spread of coronavirus, confusion reigns as to whether drivers need to wear their coverings while alone in their cars. When Greater Brisbane entered a three-day lockdown after a coronavirus case was detected, residents were urged to wear masks whenever they were outside of their homes – including when they were travelling in a car...


You can buy David Hasselhoff's KITT from 'Knight Rider' (and he'll deliver it to you)
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You can buy David Hasselhoff's KITT from 'Knight Rider' (and he'll deliver it to you)

The famous, crime-fighting car from the hit 1980s TV series Knight Rider is up for auction – and the winning bidder could receive a visit from the show's leading man himself, David Hasselhoff. Known as KITT – an acronym for Knight Industries Two Thousand – the car starred alongside Hasselhoff on the series as his highly advanced, artificially intelligent, indestructible, talking sidekick...