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$8 million dollars of luxury cars crushed in Philippines: the "war against smuggling"
News
23rd Aug 2018
1 min read

$8 million dollars of luxury cars crushed in Philippines: the "war against smuggling"

Just last week, millions of luxury cars and bikes were crushed by the order of President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Roa Duterte. The entire event was live-streamed to their government's Facebook page. These vehicles had been illegally imported into the country and, once found, they were scooped up by the authorities for destruction.
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Mark Trueno
A closer look Nigel Petrie's "Engineered to slide" 330kw SR20DET tube frame drift Toyota Hilux
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6th Aug 2018
3 min read

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
CarAdvice podcast 98: Three-up in the BMW M140i for 700km!
Ford Focus 2018, Audi A6 2018, Ford Ranger 2018, BMW M2 2018, HSV Colorado SportsCat 2018 sportscat plus (4x4), BMW 1 Series 2018 m140i, Subaru XV 2018, Honda HR-V 2018, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 2018
podcast
13th Apr 2018

CarAdvice podcast 98: Three-up in the BMW M140i for 700km!

Mike Costello and Mike Stevens join Mandy Turner this week. In car news, the Ford Focus has been revealed, along with the Audi A6 Avant. Also, pricing and details have been released for the Lexus LS and Ford Ranger Raptor. Plus, the BMW M2 Competition has been leaked, and the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is headed Down Under. If you haven't caught up on the article, Mike Costello discusses the March 2018 VFACTS. Kez Casey reviews the 2018 HSV Colorado SportsCat+, but is it worthy of the HSV name?
X-Class deserves a premium price, says Mercedes-Benz
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23rd Oct 2017
3 min read

X-Class deserves a premium price, says Mercedes-Benz

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class deserves to be the ute segment’s most expensive vehicle, according to the German luxury car maker. Mercedes-Benz Australia has yet to confirm local pricing for the company’s first ever cab-chassis and dual-cab model, though in Europe it’s already carrying a significant price premium over competitors.
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Jez Spinks
CarAdvice podcast 55: How is traffic flow monitored? We talk to the NSW Transport Management Centre
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2nd Jun 2017

CarAdvice podcast 55: How is traffic flow monitored? We talk to the NSW Transport Management Centre

Paul Maric returns! Joining him is Mandy and James Ward, as they bring you the biggest car news of the week. The 2018 Renault Megane RS side profile has been leaked, pricing and specs for the 2017 Honda CR-V are out, the Renault Zoe could be coming to Australia, Ford Focus RS Option Pack adds some goodies, Rolls-Royce ‘Sweptail’ one-off debuts in Italy, and a study finds EVs to be cheaper than regular cars by 2025.
CarAdvice podcast 40: 2017 VW Golf GTI review
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17th Feb 2017

CarAdvice podcast 40: 2017 VW Golf GTI review

Right from the CarAdvice Melbourne office couch, Mandy and Mike Costello bring you the latest car news, including the Hyundai i30 N official details revealed, BMW demands Australian government for EV support, 2017 Pagani Huayra Roadster unveiled, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross name confirmed for new ASX companion and GM could sell Opel to PSA. Mike has been driving the 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI, and has done a comparison between the Suzuki Ignis and Holden Spark.