Cars you didn’t know you want: Fiat Dino Spider | CarAdvice

Ferrari had a problem. It wanted to go Formula 2 racing in the 1960s but it needed to homologate its 2.0-litre engine for competition, and that meant at least 500 had to be built and used in road-going cars. As a maker of low-volume sports cars, that was never going Continue Reading

Aussie young gun tests Renault F1 car | CarAdvice

The 19-year-old completed around 500km in Bahrain. Australian Formula One hopeful, Oscar Piastri, has had his first taste of an F1 car, clocking up just under 500km behind the wheel of a Renault R.S. 18 at the Sakhir International Circuit in Bahrain. The 19-year-old was given the opportunity to test Continue Reading

News recap: best stories from the week that was ICYMI | CarAdvice

Become an armchair expert with this list of last week’s biggest or most interesting news stories. You know you’re rich – or in an industry with, er, fast-moving cashflow – when you can torch a $400,000 Mercedes as a publicity stunt. We don’t know the full story, other than this Continue Reading

Five new wagons you can buy for under $40,000 in Australia | CarAdvice

The ‘affordable’ wagon is something of a dying breed – which only makes us want it more. The cliche goes that motoring journalists are only really satisfied behind the wheel of a station wagon with a manual transmission – and it’s not incorrect. At CarAdvice, our wagon-loving ways take many Continue Reading

2021 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid models gain larger batteries, increased range | CarAdvice

The 2021 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid and Turbo S E-Hybrid have received upgraded electric power systems for the new year, ahead of an Australian arrival in the first quarter of 2021. Battery capacities in the plug-in Cayennes – in both ‘wagon’ and Coupe body styles – have increased from 14.1kWh to Continue Reading

Holden Torana SL/R 5000 A9X with low mileage sells for $425,000 | CarAdvice

The rare matching-numbers A9X Torana has already been snapped-up, due to its low mileage. An original 1977 Holden Torana SL/R 5000 has sold for $425,000, thanks to its low mileage and rare options list. What makes this particular Holden so desirable is its rare A9X package, which was introduced as Continue Reading

Jeep partners with Empty Esky to support bushfire-affected communities | CarAdvice

Empty Esky is a website designed to help provide an economic boost to communities devastated by bushfires. A new website has been launched by not-for-profit organisation Empty Esky, with the idea of supporting bushfire-affected communities. The new website – created with the financial help of Jeep Australia – provides pre-made Continue Reading

2021 Mercedes-Benz S580e plug-in hybrid review | CarAdvice

Meet the most advanced production car to ever wear the three-pointed star. Pros and Cons Pros Top-shelf performance and an extended pure-electric range all in one Optional rear-axle steering system makes for outstanding agility and manoeuvrability Superb ride quality Newly designed interior is big on clarity and ergonomics Overall quality, Continue Reading

General Motors offers ‘in-flight movies’ for cars with WarnerMedia RIDE streaming service | CarAdvice

Road trips just got a little bit easier, with General Motors partnering with a media company to deliver films and TV. Cross country road trips in the US have been upgraded to Business Class with the announcement of a collaboration between General Motors, WarnerMedia and telecommunications provider AT&T. The service, Continue Reading

2020 Toyota HiLux SR 4×2 Hi-Rider review | CarAdvice

Toyota’s HiLux has benefitted from some much-needed updates bringing it in line with the rest of the segment. For buyers who don’t need 4WD, the SR Hi-Rider in RWD might be just the ticket for the job site. Pros and Cons Pros Engine power and torque improvements make a real Continue Reading