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Time Machine Tuesday: 18 September 2018
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18th Sep 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 18 September 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every ne w 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 September 18 in years past. We're still waiting for it to hit Australia, but here's a first look We liked it so much we bought one
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James Wong
Volkswagen GTI drag race: Polo v Golf – video
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30th Apr 2018
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Volkswagen GTI drag race: Polo v Golf – video

How do you prove one car is faster than another? You drag race them – duh! The new Volkswagen Polo GTI isn't far off its Golf GTI stablemate these days in terms of power, but how does that translate in straight-line speed? In this video, Car Mania aims to answer that question. The Polo GTI is smaller and lighter, though the Golf GTI has more grunt.
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CarAdvice podcast 95: Alf Buccella celebrates 50 years at the same dealership! 
Hyundai i30 2018 n performance, Volkswagen Polo 2018 gti, Mitsubishi Triton 2018
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23rd Mar 2018

CarAdvice podcast 95: Alf Buccella celebrates 50 years at the same dealership! 

Mandy Turner is joined this week by founders Alborz Fallah and Tony Crawford. In car news, Uber's driverless trials have been suspended after a fatal collision with a pedestrian, the 2019 Kia K900 has been officially revealed, and track warranty cover has been announced for the new Hyundai i30 N. Pricing and specs for the Volkswagen Polo GTI have been released, the Mitsubishi Triton Blackline has landed, and Jeep reveals seven Easter Safari concepts.
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI to use old Golf GTI engine - report
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21st Apr 2017
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2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI to use old Golf GTI engine - report

The next-generation Volkswagen Polo GTI will reportedly use the 2.0-litre turbocharged engine from the fifth-generation Golf GTI. Sources from within Volkswagen have told AutoExpress the new Polo GTI will ditch the current car's 1.8-litre turbocharged mill in favour of a 2.0-litre turbo unit, said to be the 147kW/280Nm engine used in the fifth-generation Golf GTI.
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