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Time Machine Tuesday: 7 August 2018
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7th Aug 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 7 August 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of August 7 in years past. This time two years ago, BMW restored a special example of its iconic drop-top for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Get some nostalgia here We guess he got his way, right? Read the original story here
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James Wong
Australian motorists reveal their worst habits behind the wheel
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7th Aug 2018
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Australian motorists reveal their worst habits behind the wheel

Almost 40 per cent of Australian motorists have eaten takeaway behind the wheel, while nearly a third have driven in thongs, according to new research from finder.com.au. The firm's Safe Driving Report 2018 reveals 38 per cent of drivers have eaten while driving, 31 per cent have driven in thongs, 20 per cent have sent a text and 14 per cent have smoked.
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Scott Collie
A closer look Nigel Petrie's "Engineered to slide" 330kw SR20DET tube frame drift Toyota Hilux
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6th Aug 2018
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A closer look Nigel Petrie's "Engineered to slide" 330kw SR20DET tube frame drift Toyota Hilux

Most people don't automatically think of drift car when they hear the term Hilux or Ute. Especially not one to this level. Nigel Petrie from Engineered to slide has been changing that assumption with his beautiful and meticulously designed drift hilux. - Not so conventional Ute tray! Photo Credit : Domestic Mango
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Mark Trueno
Audi RS3 vs Jaguar I-Pace drag race - video
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6th Aug 2018
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Audi RS3 vs Jaguar I-Pace drag race - video

Internal combustion or electric power – which is quicker? Tesla has highlighted how hard electric vehicles can accelerate, but Jaguar has taken a slightly different approach with the I-Pace, shying away from bonkers 0-100km/h times. For now, anyway.
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Scott Collie
Around the Tracks: Ricciardo on the move, an ancient Lexus
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6th Aug 2018
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Around the Tracks: Ricciardo on the move, an ancient Lexus

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 articles, videos and 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?
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Scott Collie