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2018 Audi RS4 Avant Review
17 Dec 2018

Is it bad to redline your engine?

Take it to the limit…movies and accepted wisdom that redlining your car extracts the last drop of oomph out of it do more harm than good. We explain why it’s bad to redline your engine.

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2020 Toyota Supra seen testing in Australia
14 Dec 2018

2020 Toyota Supra spotted testing in Australia

Following the overnight leaked image of the all-new 2020 Toyota Supra, a prototype has been spotted today secretly testing in Australia.

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Honda HR-V Vs Mazda CX-3
13 Dec 2018

Honda HR-V RS Vs Mazda CX-3 sTouring – head to head

Dan DeGasperi pits the newly face-lifted Mazda CX-3 against the new-to-the-range Honda HR-V RS. Are they the best buys in the segment?

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Holden Acadia scores 5 star ANCAP rating
12 Dec 2018

Holden Acadia and BMW X5 score 5 star ANCAP ratings

The Holden Acadia and BMW X5 are the latest new vehicles to be awarded a five-star rating by ANCAP.

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Ford Mustang completes first Supercar test ahead of 2019 debut
12 Dec 2018

Ford Mustang officially approved for Supercars entry

DJR Team Penske and Tickford Racing get the stamp needed from Supercars Australia to go racing with the Ford Mustang in 2019.

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross to race at 2019 Dakar rally
12 Dec 2018

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross T1 Prototype to race in 2019 Dakar rally

Mitsubishi Spain will enter an Eclipse Cross T1 Prototype in the upcoming 2019 Dakar rally with experienced Dakar-ist, Cristina Gutierrez at the helm.

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Pininfarina Battista hypercar named
12 Dec 2018

1400kW electric Pininfarina hypercar to be called Battista

Pininfarina to call its 1400kW/2300Nm electric hypercar the Battista in honour of company founder Battista Pininfarina.

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AdBlue
12 Dec 2018

What is AdBlue and why do you need to know?

As emissions controls became stricter in Europe, car makers with diesel vehicles needed a way of cleaning up nitrogen oxide emissions. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (AdBlue) was born.

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Toyota Prado
11 Dec 2018

Top 5 Best-selling Bush Wagons

While 4×4 utes are well suited to bush touring adventures, they don’t offer the comfort, cabin space or luggage security of a 4×4 wagon, so it’s little wonder adventuring families often opt for the latter. Here are the top-sellers so far this year (up until October).

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tyre rotation explained
11 Dec 2018

Tyre Rotation Explained for 4x4s

Tyres are a known consumable and given they’re your vehicle’s only contact with the road it pays to keep them in top nick. That means regular inspections and pressure checks as well as rotating them – here’s what you need to know.

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Hyundai i30 N Line
10 Dec 2018

Hyundai i30 SR replaced by N Line variants

The 2019-model-year i30 range has been tweaked with the inclusion of N Line variants which replace the award-winning i30 SR.

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2018 Alfa Romeo Video Review
10 Dec 2018

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Video Review

Our Toby Hagon gets behind the wheel of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and explains what it’s like to drive, what the interior’s like and whether you should consider it over its German rivals…

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07 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best Medium SUV models for over $40K

THERE is an equation with the following medium SUV models that many families will like. Each is priced at over $40,000 but below $55,000 even when on-road costs are included. That means, driveaway no more to pay, out the dealership door and no more. They all have all-wheel drive as

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06 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best Medium SUV models for under $40K

FOR THE first time last year, SUV sales overtook passenger cars. And now so far this year, the medium SUV segment has soared past the previously dominant small car class. Australians want mid-sized SUVs, specifically 174,094 of them that were sold from January to October 2018, up 7.5 per cent

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04 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best 4×4 Dual-Cab Utes for over $50k

There is nowhere for a dual-cab 4×4 ute to hide when it costs over $50K plus on-road costs. SOME utes under that threshold focus on rugged simplicity and value for money over a passenger car-like level of performance, convenience equipment and active safety technology. But if the top dogs want

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