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2019 BMW 320d v Mercedes-Benz C200 Comparison | carsales

2019 BMW 320d v Mercedes-Benz C200 Comparison | carsales

We do a lot of BMW 3 Series versus Mercedes-Benz C-Class comparos here at carsales. Usually it’s the howling M3 versus the thundering C63 with Luke Youlden laying lots of rubber in terms of Germanic racetrack superiority but in the immortal words of Monty Python: Now it’s time for something completely different Yes, it’s the battle of the entry-level models,…

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray looks wild! First look and specs revealed | carsales

The first ever mid-engine Corvette will be a truly global vehicle, and Holden has confirmed that it will be coming to Australia. Powered by a thumping 6.2-litre V8 engine, it belts out almost 500hp [super: 370kW/640Nm] and this drives through an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission to the rear wheels, and it looks like no other Corvette ever made. The all-American sports…

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2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe – First Look | carsales

2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe – First Look | carsales

BMW finally has an answer to the Audi A7 and Mercedes-Benz CLS; it’s the 8 Series Gran Coupe and it’s just weeks away from an on-sale date in Australia. Around 200mm longer than the 8 Series Coupe, the Gran Coupe provides significantly better accommodation in the rear seat and two extra doors for easier access. Like the two-door models, the…

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Razor Crazy Cart XL Review | carsales

Razor Crazy Cart XL Review | carsales

Do you work in an office? Bored out your brains? Not if you get one of these. The Crazy Cart XL is the ultimate office toy. Powered by an electric motor it’s like a cross between a go kart, a dodgem car, and a fully tactic drift machine. It takes about seven hours to fully charge the batteries and then…

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2019 McLaren 600LT Spider Review | carsales

2019 McLaren 600LT Spider Review | carsales

Can the convertible really double as a track car? If you go to any normal track day you struggle to see a drop top on the circuit. Usually because they compromise by weight and rigidity. But this car promises to break that mould. It’s the new McLaren 600LT Spider and we’ve come to a circuit in Arizona to put it…

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2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS Review | carsales

2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS Review | carsales

The RS badge, it means hot hatches and high performance right? Well this is the Skoda Kodiaq RS and it’s an SUV… . And it’s a diesel. You won’t see the Kodiaq RS in showrooms until next February… where it will have a $65,990 price tag But Skoda’s invited us to tight and twisting Luddenham raceway in Sydney’s west for…

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How to drift a Toyota HiAce delivery van | carsales

How to drift a Toyota HiAce delivery van | carsales

Hey, I’m Luke Youlden, and when I’m not going fast on a racetrack, I’m going sideways. I’ve been blessed to drift such cars as the Porsche 911, the manic C63 Mercedes. I’ve even drifted Dual Cab Utes in the desert, but nothing compares to today’s challenge. I can’t believe I’m about to do this. Don’t try this at home, kids.…

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2019 Jaguar I-PACE v Tesla Model 3 | carsales

2019 Jaguar I-PACE v Tesla Model 3 | carsales

The Tesla Model 3 has landed in Australia and on paper it makes a compelling argument – relatively affordable, an excellent drive and no shortage of tech and safety. This is in essence an electric car from a tech company. It’s a very different approach to the way most electric cars are conceived, and the Jaguar IPACE is a perfect…

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