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Cars We Own: 2017 Kia Stinger 330Si diary

The Kia Stinger ignites passionate debate like few other cars we've driven at CarAdvice. With a big engine up front, loads of space in the middle and power going to the rear, there was no shortage of hype. As soon as it arrived in Australia, we knew we wanted to buy one...

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Tesla stands by revised production targets, posts worst-ever quarter
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Tesla stands by revised production targets, posts worst-ever quarter

Tesla has stood by plans to build 2500 Model 3s per week by the end of March, despite having posted its worst-ever quarterly loss in Q4 of 2017. The company lost US$675.4 million ($864.2 million) across October, November and December 2017, compared to a $121 million loss in the same period of 2016. The information was disclosed in its financial results and shareholder letter...


Nissan confident Leaf will remain top global EV
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Nissan confident Leaf will remain top global EV

Nissan’s global EV program director is confident the second-generation Leaf will retain its predecessor’s mantle as the global electric sales king, despite the spectre of a tougher competitor set. Speaking at the Nissan Futures conference in Singapore this week, Nicholas Thomas said he wasn't concerned about competition, and snuck a cheeky dig at high-profile electric-vehicle maker Tesla for good measure...


2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium long-term review, report four: urban driving
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2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium long-term review, report four: urban driving

The 2017 Subaru Impreza is becoming part of the furniture here at the CarAdvice office. It’s proved to be quite a likable thing with plenty to offer in areas like safety, comfort and tech, but this time we’ll take a look at how it performs in the day-to-day urban grind. I must say, initial feelings towards the Impreza’s driving manners around town were not begging for praise...


2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium long-term review, report three: interior
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2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium long-term review, report three: interior

We’re back in the 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium, this time taking a look at the interior. Yet another area where I think the Subie excels. First impressions are great. A large 8.0-inch screen finished with piano black accents sits prominently in the middle of the dash, soft-touch plastics, chrome accents and faux carbon-fibre are scattered around the cockpit, and it becomes clear that Subaru has gone to great lengths to make the interior of the Impreza feel more upmarket than it really is...


Editor's Pick: 2017 Iveco Daily 4x4 review
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Editor's Pick: 2017 Iveco Daily 4x4 review

See the full article here. When you think rugged off-road vehicles, one of the last ones that comes to mind, for most people, is the Iveco Daily 4x4. As we find out here, it ought to be on your consideration list.


2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium long-term review, report two: infotainment
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2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium long-term review, report two: infotainment

In the latest update of our ongoing report on the 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium, we take a deep dive into its infotainment system. Now, this is an area of the Impreza that has received a considerable amount of praise from most who have got behind the wheel over the past weeks. Design-wise, the Subaru’s 8...


Editor's Pick: 2018 Kia Stinger 330Si v Holden Commodore SS-V Redline
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Editor's Pick: 2018 Kia Stinger 330Si v Holden Commodore SS-V Redline

See the full article here. First published October 15, 2017. As we all work hard at celebrating the end of a big year and the start of a new one, we’re looking back on some favourites of 2017!  Every single time we mention the word Stinger on the CarAdvice website, a small smoke haze rises out of the server as the comments section descends into a chest-beating war of words...


2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium long-term review, report one: introduction
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2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium long-term review, report one: introduction

Introducing our latest long-termer, the 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium sedan.


2018 Hyundai Sonata Active review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2018 Hyundai Sonata Active review

The refreshed Hyundai Sonata Active gets a tweaked look and a much better cabin design and fit-out. It remains an uber-competent and comfortable big sedan lacking few attributes but charm.

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2018 Honda Odyssey pricing and specs
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2018 Honda Odyssey pricing and specs

Honda Australia has released pricing and specs for the updated 2018 Odyssey range, kicking off from $37,990 before on-road costs. The MY18 Odyssey has been treated to a number of upgrades in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) suppression, along with changes to the exterior and interior design...


2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Active X review
Rating: 7.610 /10
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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Active X review

With the return of a V6 petrol unit to the range, the Hyundai Santa Fe Active X presents buyers in the large SUV segment with a compelling proposition.


2018 Jaguar F-Type four-cylinder pricing and specs
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2018 Jaguar F-Type four-cylinder pricing and specs

Australian details for the updated 2018 Jaguar F-Type range have been revealed this week, headlined by the arrival of the new four-cylinder entry model. Now starting from $107,012 before on-road costs, the British sports car offers the option of a 221kW/400Nm 2.0-litre 'Ingenium' petrol engine, making it the most powerful four-cylinder production Jaguar in the company's history...


New Cars: 2017 New Car Calendar, the December update
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New Cars: 2017 New Car Calendar, the December update

Last year was a huge one for new-model launches in Australia, with 2016 seeing the heroic new Ford Mustang land in January, before rolling through to the impressive new Subaru Impreza that made its media debut in late December. Of course, many, many more new offerings appeared between...


2018 Honda Civic Type R review: Road test
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2018 Honda Civic Type R review: Road test

We loved the bewinged, turbocharged Civic Type R at the track, but is this hot Honda easier to live with than its predecessor?


2018 Mahindra Pik-Up pricing and specs
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2018 Mahindra Pik-Up pricing and specs

The 2018 Mahindra Pik-Up has been detailed for the Australian market, with the new-generation ute range to kicking off from $21,990 drive-away. There are be four variants available across two trim grades at launch, with the entry-level price-leader to join in "early 2018". Single- and dual-cab body styles are offered, along with cab chassis and "well-side tub" trays...


2018 Maserati Levante S pricing and specs
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2018 Maserati Levante S pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications for the 2018 Maserati Levante S have been detailed this week, with the petrol version of the Italian SUV now on sale in Australia from $169,990 plus on-road costs. Sharing its Ferrari-built 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 with the Ghibli and Quattroporte, the Levante S develops a meaty 321kW of power and 580Nm of torque...


2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S v Mercedes-AMG E43 comparison
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2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S v Mercedes-AMG E43 comparison

So you've got $160k in your hip pocket and fancy a four-door wearing an AMG badge. Fortunately for you, Affalterbach offers two distinctly different choices, if separated in price by only a couple of grand. In one corner sits the perennial favourite nameplate, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S. Mid-sized and with a Herculean 375kW and 700Nm from its 4...


2018 Subaru BRZ pricing and specs
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2018 Subaru BRZ pricing and specs

Local details for the upgraded 2018 Subaru BRZ range have been announced this week, headlined by a new range-topping 'tS' variant and the introduction of a new infotainment system. Now starting at $33,990 plus on-road costs for the entry-level BRZ manual, the entire range now comes with the company's third-generation infotainment system, complete with in-built satellite navigation, backed by Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility...


2018 Hyundai i30 Go: $19,990 entry model arrives
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2018 Hyundai i30 Go: $19,990 entry model arrives

The Hyundai i30 Go has been added to the Australian line-up, with prices for the entry-level hatch kicking off at $19,990 plus on-road costs. Available with both petrol and diesel engines, along with the choice of manual or automatic transmission, the i30 Go serves as the new price-leader...