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CarAdvice podcast 163: Discussing the 2020 Kia Seltos

On this week's podcast you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Scott Collie. In car news, according to an RACQ study, electric cars are cheaper to run but high prices are still a problem. Also, pricing and specs have been released for the 2020 Volkswagen Touareg, the Toyota HiLux gets an updated 5-star ANCAP safety rating, and the 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback has been revealed...

Volkswagen Touareg One Million edition revealed, not for Oz

The Volkswagen Touareg One Million edition has been revealed, marking the seven-figure production milestone for the brand's top-shelf luxury crossover. Available to order in Europe now, the Touareg One Million offers a new Sechura Beige exterior paint option, two new alloy wheel designs/finishes, darkened tail-lights, 'ONE Million' badging, and gloss-black exterior accents...

2020 Volkswagen Touareg pricing and specs

The 2020 Touareg range has been detailed by Volkswagen's local division, ahead of a sales launch in late October or early November 2019. Currently limited to one trim level and limited options, the MY20 Touareg will be split into two variants with three available option packages depending on grade, along with additional colour choices inside and out...

CarAdvice podcast 162: Take a ride in the 2019 Lexus LC500h

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Stevens and James Wong. In car news, the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS will be coming to Australia, the Ford and Volkswagen alliance is expanding to electric and autonomous tech, the Lotus Evija has been unveiled, and the 2019 Ford Everest is getting AEB across the range. Sam Purcell reviews the 2019 Volkswagen Touareg and takes it off-roading...

ANCAP: Mazda 3, Evoque, RAV4, Touareg, UX get 5 star ratings

Independent crash testing firm, ANCAP, has released its latest round of safety scores this week, with several new models getting the full five stars. Among these were the Lexus UX, Mazda 3, Range Rover Evoque, Toyota RAV4 and Volkswagen Touareg...

2020 Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI revealed

The Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI has been revealed ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, which kicks off early next month. Under the bonnet, this model features a 4.0-litre turbo-diesel V8, which has been tuned to deliver 310kW of power and 900Nm of torque...

CarAdvice podcast 141: We drive the Ford Falcon Holy Grail!

This week Mandy Turner is in Sydney for the EV mega test – listen out for the EV podcast special! – and is joined on the panel by Trent Nikolic and Tony Crawford. Geza emailed us at to ask if he should chip tune his 2014 Kia Rondo, used to haul the family and a camper trailer...

2019 Volkswagen Touareg Launch Edition pricing and specs

Volkswagen has confirmed pricing and specs for the first 2019 Touareg coming to our shores, the Launch Edition, on the back of a dealer event in Brisbane. Overseas models pictured. Local imagery will be added when it's available.  The new SUV, pitched as a more premium offering than its predecessors, will be priced from $89,990 before on-road costs...

Volkswagen Touareg V6 petrol joins European range, 'no plans' for Oz right now

Volkswagen is getting ready to add a petrol-powered V6 engine to its Touareg line-up, according to reports from Europe. At the moment, the Volkswagen flagship is offered with two diesel options, the most powerful of which produces 210kW of power and 600Nm of torque. The 3.0-litre V6 turbo petrol, which was promised at launch, ups the power output to 250kW...

2019 Volkswagen Touareg: Initial details

The new, third-generation Volkswagen Touareg arrives in Australia during the second quarter of 2019. It’ll sit atop VW’s range alongside the sleek Arteon, and like that sleek elongated hatchback is now pitched at the luxury part of the market. MORE: 2019 Volkswagen Touareg review Design: There’s a hell of a lot of Audi in the new Touareg’s design, with a side profile reminiscent of the smaller Q5...

2019 Volkswagen Touareg gets 170kW V6 TDI option in the UK

The new-generation Volkswagen Touareg has already been on sale in the UK for a while, and the company's British division has announced an additional engine variant this week. Starting at £48,995 ($85,397), the new 231PS (170kW) 3.0 TDI V6 turbo-diesel is essentially a lower-output version of the 281PS (206kW) oiler that has been available since launch in the UK...