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2021 Mercedes-Benz A250e PHEV review
  • Transition between drive modes and integration is seamless; 60km+ electric range works for many commuters; Packaging means there's minimal loss of space
  • Faster charge times are part of an optional package; Pricing might stretch A-Class buyers who would otherwise consider it; Misses out on more competent rear suspension and AWD

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8.2 / 10

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2021 Mercedes-Benz A250e PHEV review

The Mercedes-Benz A250e is finally here in Australia, and it furthers the case for clever plug-in hybrid technology.

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2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder review
Rating: 8.910 /10
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2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder review

Trying to justify the Huracan Evo RWD Spyder is pointless. Rather, go with 'I just want one'. You won't need to justify anything once you hear it.

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$422,606

REVISIT: 2019 Hyundai Elantra Active review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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REVISIT: 2019 Hyundai Elantra Active review

It was the mid-life facelift that signalled the Elantra sedan would be the testbed for Hyundai's design experiments. Now we know what the new one looks like, so let's revisit this 2018 refresh of the outgoing model.


The debate about electric vehicles needs to shift from ‘range’ to ‘quality’
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The debate about electric vehicles needs to shift from ‘range’ to ‘quality’

The thought first struck me recently while I was testing the Harley Davidson Livewire electric motorcycle. It’s easy to think, too, given how quiet it is. Then, it popped into my mind again while I was testing the 2021 Audi e-tron at the local launch drive...


2021 Mazda BT-50 review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2021 Mazda BT-50 review

The all-new Mazda BT-50 is finally available in Australia, and it's been a long time coming. Underneath, it's the same as the Isuzu D-Max, but with undoubted Mazda styling.

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$44,090 - $59,990

2021 Audi E-Tron: Five interesting facts for Australian buyers
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2021 Audi E-Tron: Five interesting facts for Australian buyers

Having spent a solid day behind the wheel of the 2021 Audi E-Tron, it's hard not to be impressed by some of the technical detail that underpins Audi's new electric SUV. Like Tesla's over the air updates and clever app-based controllability, BMW's extensive use of recycled materials inside the i3, and the way Nissan is looking to repurpose old Leaf electric hatch batteries as fixed power solutions in another life, electric vehicles bring with them a different way of thinking...


2021 Audi E-Tron review: Wagon and Sportback
Rating: 8.810 /10
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2021 Audi E-Tron review: Wagon and Sportback

The 2021 Audi E-Tron continues the slowly building avalanche of new electric vehicles from the established players. It's an SUV, too, which should fit right into the minds of Australian buyers.

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$146,700

Mitsubishi Australia celebrates 40 years, Outlander PHEV update due in October
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Mitsubishi Australia celebrates 40 years, Outlander PHEV update due in October

Today is a big day for Mitsubishi Motors Australia, with the brand celebrating 40 years Down Under. Looking back over the history of the brand, it's easy to assume one of two things. Either, it seems like Mitsubishi has been around for a lot longer than 40 years. Or, as some in the CarAdvice office have remarked, that 40 years went by pretty quickly...


Stefano Domenicali stands down as Lamborghini CEO and heads back to Formula 1
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Stefano Domenicali stands down as Lamborghini CEO and heads back to Formula 1

Stefano Domenicali, former team principal at Scuderia Ferrari F1 (2008-2014) never tried to hide his love of the sport anytime we had the chance to discuss all things Lamborghini with him at various launch events around the world. While his switch from Ferrari to Lamborghini in 2016 was met with a few raised eyebrows among the supercar elite, his return to F1 – in the top job no less – will raise few eyebrows...


2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ review

It's big and brash, but it's also up to date and packed with standard inclusions. We test the Silverado 1500 to assess the most advanced US truck currently on sale in Australia.

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$113,990

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 Coupe review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 Coupe review

Updated and restyled, the new GLE53 AMG is both a proper SUV and a performance coupe – seemingly all in one big, flexible package.

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$171,800

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior long-term review: Around town

2020 Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior long-term review: Around town

In the first driving instalment of our Navara N-Trek Warrior long-term review, we're looking at how this off-roader handles regular urban duties

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$66,290

2020 Nissan Patrol Ti towing review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2020 Nissan Patrol Ti towing review

We've tested the Patrol extensively, but not on a longer towing expedition. Once again, the big Nissan impressed across the board.

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$77,760

Former Jaguar and Lotus designer Wayne Burgess moves to Paramex
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Former Jaguar and Lotus designer Wayne Burgess moves to Paramex

Renowned design and engineering consultancy, Paramex, has announced that British designer, Wayne Burgess, will oversee the group’s expanding design operations. Established in 1999, Paramex is currently undergoing a period of accelerated growth and is set to move into new facilities in Coventry, the heart of Britain’s automotive industry...


2020 Jeep Compass Night Eagle review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2020 Jeep Compass Night Eagle review

New to the Compass range, the Night Eagle offers FWD rather than AWD, and an impressive level of standard equipment for the asking price.

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$36,950