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CarAdvice podcast 133: Camaro v Mustang!

Join Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and Tony Crawford in Sydney for the CarAdvice Christmas Party! Tony talks about his new purchase, a Ford Mustang Bullitt, and we announce the winner of guess the exhaust...

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CarAdvice podcast 132: Grand Tour test driver, Abbie Eaton!
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CarAdvice podcast 132: Grand Tour test driver, Abbie Eaton!

This week you're joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and James Wong. In car news, Volkswagen has announced its next generation platforms will be the last with petrol and diesel engines, and Mazda has stated there will be no more MPS models. Also, Ssangyong has confirmed a seven-year/unlimited kilometre warranty, and the 2019 Jeep Wrangler has scored a one-star Euro NCAP safety rating...


CarAdvice podcast 131: Around Australia in a Tesla Model X
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CarAdvice podcast 131: Around Australia in a Tesla Model X

This week you're joined by Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2019 Porsche 911 and Mazda 3 have been revealed, Hyundai Ioniq pricing and specs have been announced, and GM has announced it'll be closing factories and culling models. Trent Nikolic reviews the 2019 Kia Rio GT-Line. On The Shortlist, we help Mark look for a ute for under $40,000...


CarAdvice podcast 130: A Land Rover with missiles?
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CarAdvice podcast 130: A Land Rover with missiles?

This week Mandy Turner, Curt Dupriez and Sam Purcell are broadcasting from Torquay, Victoria, on a massive CarAdvice project at the AARC. Stay tuned for more on that in the coming weeks... In car news, Audi has taken a four-door TT off the table, Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over 'serious misconduct', the Mazda CX-5 has been given a turbo engine and Apple CarPlay, and 2019 Ford Focus Active pricing and specs have been announced...


CarAdvice podcast 129: LIVE from V-Spec Performance, with pristine Japanese sports cars!
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CarAdvice podcast 129: LIVE from V-Spec Performance, with pristine Japanese sports cars!

This week Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello are live from V-Spec Performance, surrounded by pristine Japanese sports cars. In car news, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade has been leaked, Mitsubishi will be taking a lead role in developing a ute platform for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance...


CarAdvice podcast 128: VFACTS, and Trent talks SEMA
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CarAdvice podcast 128: VFACTS, and Trent talks SEMA

Scott Collie is hosting this week, joined by Kez Casey and Mike Stevens. In car news, the Volkswagen Tarok and Audi RSQ e-tron have both been unveiled, a user-pays road tax is gaining public support, and researchers ask how much consumers are willing to pay for an autonomous car. Mike Costello discusses October new car sales figures in his VFACTS wrap, and Trent Nikolic talks hits and misses from SEMA...


CarAdvice podcast 127: 2019 Chevrolet Camaro review!
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CarAdvice podcast 127: 2019 Chevrolet Camaro review!

Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and James Wong join you this week. In car news, the Mazda CX-8 is getting a turbo petrol engine in Japan, Ford has announced it's skipping the Geneva motor show, the Porsche 911 Project Gold has sold for $4m, and Toyota's all-new Supra has been confirmed for the Detroit motor show...


Podcast Special: All things electric with the Australian EV Council, JET Charge
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Podcast Special: All things electric with the Australian EV Council, JET Charge

It's been a big month for electric vehicles. In Victoria, a new electric vehicle manufacturing facility has been announced for Morwell, bringing 500 new jobs to the LaTrobe Valley in the process. On a national scale, we've seen the announcement of a new brand-agnostic, 350kW ultra-fast charge network linking Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney...


CarAdvice podcast 126: MG Motorsport driver, James Brock!
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CarAdvice podcast 126: MG Motorsport driver, James Brock!

On this week's show are Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Mike Stevens. In car news, Holden has halted production of the Commodore and Equinox, the Porsche Mission-E Cross Turismo has been announced for production, and the 2019 Audi R8 has been revealed. Plus, Ford has teased a possible hybrid Mustang model, and a hybrid is also on the cards for the Chevrolet Camaro...


CarAdvice podcast 125: Why are luxury car customers more satisfied?
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CarAdvice podcast 125: Why are luxury car customers more satisfied?

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Costello and Scott Collie. In car news, the Kia Picanto GT has been given a 2019 arrival date, pricing and specs have been released for the Ford Mustang Ecoboost, Sydney has been labelled Australia's most congested city, and the Renault Alaskan could be set for a 2020 Australian launch...


CarAdvice podcast 124: LIVE from our editorial event where we drove our S1 blindfolded!
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CarAdvice podcast 124: LIVE from our editorial event where we drove our S1 blindfolded!

This week Mandy Turner is joined by Alborz Fallah and Curt Dupriez, live from our editorial off-site in Torquay, Victoria. Find out how the team went in a blindfolded motorkhana challenge in our Audi S1! Scott Collie and James Wong talk car news, with coverage of the European Parliament voting to cut emissions by 40 per cent by 2030...


CarAdvice podcast 123: LIVE from the coolest man cave you've seen!
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CarAdvice podcast 123: LIVE from the coolest man cave you've seen!

This week Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Mike Stevens are broadcasting from the winner of our man cave competition's place – congratulations to Craig Jamieson! In car news, the Kia Niro EV/e-Niro is set for Australia in 2019, NSW has imposed tougher drink driving penalties, Ford has announced pricing and specs for the 2019 Endura, and Volkswagen has moved to a five-year warranty, but only until the end of 2018...


VACC centenary cavalcade showcases rare cars: A podcast special
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VACC centenary cavalcade showcases rare cars: A podcast special

The VACC celebrated 100-years last weekend with a centenary cavalcade, believed to have been the first in the world. One car from each year from the past 100 years convoyed 124 kilometres from Calder Park Raceway to Bendigo, the town where the automotive association was founded...


CarAdvice podcast 122: Aussie entertainer and car tragic, Shane Jacobson!
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CarAdvice podcast 122: Aussie entertainer and car tragic, Shane Jacobson!

Mandy Turner is joined by Paul Maric and James Wong this week. In car news, an Australian debut has been somewhat confirmed for the high-riding Ford Focus Active, Daimler has appointed a new CEO, the 2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N has been revealed, and the Mazda CX-5 2.5 turbo petrol has appeared on an Australian Government database...


What causes exhaust snap, crackle and pop?
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What causes exhaust snap, crackle and pop?

You’ve probably heard it before: that pop and crackle in the exhaust note of a performance car. A number of manufacturers produce cars with bi-modal exhausts allowing the driver to select what kind of noise they’d like their car to produce, and often the louder, sportier noise includes an armada of racy cracks on the overrun...


CarAdvice podcast 121: Full coverage on 2019 Toyota Supra!
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CarAdvice podcast 121: Full coverage on 2019 Toyota Supra!

On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie. In car news, we cover off all the Toyota Supra information, along with details about the Mercedes-AMG A35 and Audi e-tron Quattro. Also, pricing and specs for the Ford Focus have been released, and we cover Ferrari's five-year plan – which includes an SUV...


CarAdvice podcast 120: How did the i30 N get its exhaust note?
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CarAdvice podcast 120: How did the i30 N get its exhaust note?

Mike Costello and Kez Casey join Mandy Turner this week. In car news, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE has been revealed, 2019 HSV Camaro pricing and specs have been announced, and the Bugatti W16 engine will 'the last of its kind'. Also, cars with alpha Takata airbag inflators in South Australia won't be registrable from November 1...


CarAdvice podcast 119: LIVE from our reader Mazda driving event in Tasmania!
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CarAdvice podcast 119: LIVE from our reader Mazda driving event in Tasmania!

This week Mandy Turner and Trent Nikolic are recording from Tasmania at the CarAdvice event where five readers got the chance to experience being a motoring journalist for a day in the 2019 Mazda CX-9. In car news, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC has been revealed, Apple has reported its first self-driving crash, the Ford Endura ST-Line has been confirmed for Australia, and the Lexus UX will be launching without Apple CarPlay Down Under...


CarAdvice podcast 118: The man who put an R32 V6 engine into a Kombi
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CarAdvice podcast 118: The man who put an R32 V6 engine into a Kombi

Joining Mandy Turner this week is Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In car news, Jaguar Land Rover has designed a self-driving pod with 'virtual eyes', Honda has decided to take a step back from electric cars, Audi has halted production of the RS3, and the 2019 Kia ProCeed has been teased...


CarAdvice podcast 117: Ride along with our hatch comparison!
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CarAdvice podcast 117: Ride along with our hatch comparison!

It's a Sydney special! Joining Mandy Turner on the panel this week are CarAdvice CEO Andrew Beecher, founders Alborz Fallah and Tony Crawford, along with Trent Nikolic and Paul Maric. In car news, Holden has announced $28 million for autonomy and electric vehicle development, General Motors has stated there is 'no exit plan' for Holden, and reckons it's 'certainly capable' of getting Cadillac to Australia...