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2019 Range Rover Evoque Review | carsales

2019 Range Rover Evoque Review | carsales

The second generation Range Rover Evoque has landed in Australia but don’t be fooled by the similar skin. This, we’re told, is the grown-up version of Range’s smallest offering. If you think of Evoque take one as a groundbreaker with a point to prove, the second generation takes itself as a more serious competitor to vehicles like the Audi Q5…

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2019 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S Review | carsales

2019 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S Review | carsales

Now Mercedes AMG might be synonymous with big, brawny V8 sports sedans but there is no shortage of excitement around this car. It’s the new second generation CLA 45 and we’ll see it in Australian showrooms early next year. The CLA has been a game changer for AMG, opening the door to a much larger following than before and driving…

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2019 BMW M850i xDrive Review | carsales

2019 BMW M850i xDrive Review | carsales

With an increasing number of affordable entry models you could argue the BMW is on the shopping list of more Aussie buyers than ever before. But the German carmaker clearly hasn’t forgotten how to do a luxury flagship and this car is proof. The all-new 8 series. The 8 series returns to the BMW fold after a 20 year hiatus.…

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Review | carsales

2019 Toyota RAV4 Review | carsales

Toyota RAV 4 is widely regarded as the original sports utility vehicle and over the years it has become a mainstay in Australian driveways. The fifth generation model has now landed in Australia and it promises the biggest update to the RAV 4 that we’ve seen so far. While the RAV 4 has sold on badge appeal alone in the…

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2019 Genesis G70 Review | carsales

2019 Genesis G70 Review | carsales

The mid-size luxury sedan segment has a new player, but this one isn’t German. Instead, it’s Korean, it’s rear-wheel drive, and if you stump up the right amount of money, it makes a whole lot of power. This is the Genesis G70. Yes, Genesis has upped the stakes in Australia, with the assistance of its giant parent company Hyundai. Five…

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2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S Review | carsales

All-wheel drive, drift mode and potent turbocharged engine. If this sounds the recipe for a potent sports car, well it is. This is the 2020 Mercedes-AMG A 45, and I reckon it’s fair to say the baby ‘Benz has graduated from the hot hatch ranks. The A 45 has been a cult favourite for Mercedes-AMG ever since its introduction in…

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2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review | carsales

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review | carsales

The Volkswagen Golf GTi has long been revered as the people’s performance car. For more than 40 years the GTi formula has stayed largely the same: affordable and accessible performance. However, things have changed slightly for 2019: the price of admission to get into a Golf GTi is now more than it has ever been, there is no three door…

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2020 Mazda CX-30 Review – First Drive | carsales

2020 Mazda CX-30 Review – First Drive | carsales

Car makers in Australia seem keen on delivering two particular products at the moment, compact SUVs and serous fuel saving technologies, and for Mazda this could be the offering that covers both bases, it’s the new CX-30 SUV, and we’ll see it in local showrooms in early 2020. Sitting between the existing CX-3 and CX-5, the CX-30 is Mazda’s rival…

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2019 McLaren 720s Spider Review | carsales

2019 McLaren 720s Spider Review | carsales

49 kilograms. It’s about the weight of your average Rottweiler or a full beer keg. It’s also the weight penalty imposed if you like your McLaren 720s with a retractable hard top roof. And this is it. The new 720s Spider. The 720s Spider joins the existing coupe as McLaren’s second generation super series model. It has the same four…

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