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Cars We Own: 2017 Abarth 595 diary

It's bright red, sounds great and, crucially, comes from Italy. It isn't a Ferrari, though. Meet the CarAdvice Abarth 595, a pocket rocket with character to burn.  This is a Cars We Own diary for our own Abarth 595...

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Cars We Own: 2016 Mazda MX-5 diary

Cars We Own: 2016 Mazda MX-5 diary

The Mazda MX-5 has become a default choice for people who want a light, simple sports car. But what is the two-seat convertible like to live with? Here's a diary of our time with the CarAdvice MX-5. Think of this as a rolling logbook, a little window into life with the cars in the CarAdvice stable. You'll find the most recent entries at the top, and the older instalments at the bottom...


2017 Suzuki Ignis GLX auto long-term review, report five: engine, gearbox and efficiency
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2017 Suzuki Ignis GLX auto long-term review, report five: engine, gearbox and efficiency

Five months with a car in your personal garage pretty much tells you everything you need to know about its foibles and individual characteristics. That’s even more the case when the vehicle in question encourages you to drive it as often as we drove the 2017 Suzuki Ignis GLX – as I’ve written in previous updates, my partner and I tend to favour the Ignis above just about every other test vehicle...


2017 Suzuki Ignis GLX auto long-term review, report four: around-town practicality
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2017 Suzuki Ignis GLX auto long-term review, report four: around-town practicality

Those of you wondering whether I like micro cars should probably know that I own a late first-gen Smart Fortwo – yes, I’m a little partial to the idea of a useful city car. That could be part of the reason I ended up as custodian of the 2017 Suzuki Ignis GLX… We’ve had the Smart for nearly three years now, and on a weekend, it almost always gets used more than any big dollar press car...


2017 Suzuki Ignis GLX auto review: Long-term report one – introduction

2017 Suzuki Ignis GLX auto review: Long-term report one – introduction

Despite members of the small car segment being decidedly bland, the micro car segment (which sits beneath it) always seems to offer up some quirky, different and appealing alternatives to the mainstream boredom. And perhaps the best of them at the moment is the 2017 Suzuki Ignis, and in top-spec GLX guise, it’s an absolute steal at $19,990 drive away...


2016 Nissan Navara ST-X Review
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2016 Nissan Navara ST-X Review

The Navara ST-X Dual Cab is Nissan's latest stab at blending work truck toughness with weekender comfort and finesse. Does the diesel 4x4 strike an ideal balance?


The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 13/07
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The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 13/07

After the success of our Toyota HiLux worldwide reveal, where we ran a Periscope session allowing our readers — you guys — to watch and ask questions live, we are trialling a Periscope stream of the CarAdvice Garage. You can watch the video stream live from your computer or you can watch and discuss live using the Periscope application on your iOS or Android device...


The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 06/07
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The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 06/07

After the success of our Toyota HiLux worldwide reveal, where we ran a Periscope session allowing our readers — you guys — to watch and ask questions live, we are trialling a Periscope stream of the CarAdvice Garage. You can watch the video stream live from your computer or you can watch and discuss live using the Periscope application on your iOS or Android device...


The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST
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The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST

After the success of our Toyota HiLux worldwide reveal, where we ran a Periscope session allowing our readers — you guys — to watch and ask questions live, we are trialling a Periscope stream of the CarAdvice Garage. You can watch the video stream live from your computer or you can watch and discuss live using the Periscope application on your iOS device...