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2019 Audi e-tron Review – First Drive | carsales

2019 Audi e-tron Review – First Drive | carsales

What’s got a one-speed gearbox, makes almost no noise, but generates instant thrust? The Audio e-tron electric vehicle, that’s what. And if this is the future, then sign me up. Now, this is a big, heavy SUV, yet the magic of electric motors and really nicely tuned steering makes it feel very nimble. It actually tracks through corners really well.…

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2019 Audi Q5 50 TDI Review | carsales

2019 Audi Q5 50 TDI Review | carsales

Family size SUV’s are hot right now; European SUV’s even better. So how does the five seat Audi Q5 stack up? Let’s take a look. Audi has long been associated with style and superiority but, as cheaper vehicles close the gap, rightly or wrongly, I find myself expecting more from our prestige friends. With a solid entry price and a…

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2019 Audi Q8 55 TFSI Review | carsales

The Audi Q8 luxury SUV is big, bold, and bristling with technology that is tailor-made for the urban jungle. Even though it’s got four doors, not two, it’s touted as an SUV coupe. And I reckon it looks pretty schmick. As the brand’s first ever coupe-like SUV, this heavy-set machine features a bold new look octagonal front grill, bookended by…

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Review | carsales

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Review | carsales

Hyundai says that over the next 10 years, we’ll see more change in the automotive landscape than we’ve seen in the past six decades, and that it’s cars like the Kona Electric that will, ah, lead the charge. Dad jokes aside, the Kona Electric offers the packaging and amenity benefits of the regular Kona SUV with the long-distance, zero emissions…

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2019 HSV Camaro 2SS Review | carsales

2019 HSV Camaro 2SS Review | carsales

I do love a car that has a deep heart-warming rumble at idle. This is the updated HSV Chevy Camaro 2SS and the headline numbers are mighty impressive. Much like its nemesis, the Ford Mustang, the Camaro breathes emotion. It’s been a familiar story since this muscle car hit American roads in 1967. Over 50 years and six generations later,…

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Why It’s a Mistake to Buy a Car in China

Winston: So I recently got back from America. I did this amazing trip from west to east and back to the west again more than [16,000km] 10,000 miles in my Corvette and you know I’ve been driving here in China for about six years seven years now and it was like a breath of fresh air. I’m not going to…

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2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric Review | carsales

2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric Review | carsales

It’s far too soon to hail the Hyundai IONIQ as the car that triggers a green automotive revolution in Australia but if Australians are going to start shopping electric as a bonafide alternative to orthodox passenger cars, it’s not a bad place to start. In fact the IONIQ isn’t one car, it’s three. A hybrid that runs mostly on petrol.…

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