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Poll: Hennessey Exorcist pips the Demon

Dodge might have started the supernatural muscle car trend with its Challenger SRT Demon, but it's been outdone by the hotted-up Hennessey Exorcist in our latest poll. More than 1000 people voted in this week's face-off, with 53 per cent of voters handing the Camaro-based Exorcist a narrow victory over its factory rival...

2019 Toyota Corolla detailed, Australian launch due August

A raft of details and images for the upcoming 2019 Toyota Corolla have been handed down today, in advance of the new hatchback's August launch for the Australian market. The new hatch was first unveiled at the Geneva motor show earlier this month, in the form of the European-market Auris – specifically in hybrid guise - but it's next week's New York motor show that will stand out as the bigger event for Toyota's now iconic small car...

Toyota Corolla, Rukus recalled over Takata airbag replacement foul-up

Toyota Australia has issued a follow-up recall for "approximately 48,000" Corolla and Rukus models built between 2007 and 2012 over concerns replacement airbags fitted as part of the Takata campaign may have been installed incorrectly...

2018 Toyota Corolla unveiled

The all-new Toyota Corolla has today made its debut at the Geneva international motor show, kick-starting a new generation for the brand's best-selling car. The twelfth-generation Toyota Corolla will arrive in Australia around August, and presents a larger, better-featured offering than its predecessor in the highly competitive small car market...

The week's top news stories: March 4

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...

CarAdvice podcast 92: Live from Waverley Nissan!

Mandy Turner, Mike Costello and Mike Stevens are live from Waverley Nissan for our first local outside broadcast! In car news, a sweep of German models get a 5-star ANCAP rating, the 2019 Toyota Corolla has been confirmed for Geneva, Mazda 3 pricing and specs have been announced, and we cover the compulsory Takata recall...

2019 Toyota Corolla confirmed for Geneva

The next-generation Toyota Corolla has been confirmed for reveal at the Geneva motor show on March 6, sharing the stage with a preview of the upcoming Supra sports car. Shown in a single shadowy teaser (above), the new Corolla hatchback – known as the Auris in Europe – appears to have inherited some of the more angular elements of the C-HR crossover, namely the headlight and tail-light signatures...

VFACTS Flashbacks: January in history

Every month, the latest VFACTS report sends CarAdvice into meltdown. Last month, the HiLux and Ranger maintained their spots atop the sales charts, continuing Australia's love affair with the dual-cab ute. But it wasn't always this way. Here's a look at VFACTS data from January 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013 for a better understanding of how the average Australian buyer's preferences have changed...

Toyota recalls 24,000 vehicles for airbag fix

Toyota has issued a recall for 23,964 vehicles across its 2015 Corolla, Fortuner, HiLux and Prius model lines over concerns a faulty sensor could cause the airbags to deactivate. According to the Japanese automotive giant, the insulations on the IC chips peel over time on affected cars, creating an open circuit...

2018 Toyota Corolla hatch spied

The next-generation Toyota Corolla hatch has been spied undergoing hot weather testing in southern Europe. As with the previous two generations, the new Corolla hatch will likely wear the Auris badge in all countries outside of Australia and the USA. With a thick layer of tape covering an array of false body panels, it's hard to make out the car's styling details...

2017 Rally Australia: Coffs Harbour readying for WRC return

Rally Australia is back for another year, with the picturesque Coffs Coast in Northern New South Wales again set to welcome the world's best rally drivers for the final round of the 2017 World Rally Championship (WRC). Comprising a total of 318 competitive kilometres spread across 21 stages, Rally Australia kicks off in November, transforming Coffs Harbour from resort town to rally-fan central...