Join the team to catch up on the latest car news, car reviews and goss from the car industry. Our laid back weekly show is hosted by Mandy Turner and Paul Maric, along with a panel of industry experts from Australia's largest automotive editorial website. Catch the podcast every Friday!

Join the team to catch up on the latest car news, car reviews and goss from the car industry. Our laid back weekly show is hosted by Mandy Turner and Paul Maric, along with a panel of industry experts from Australia's largest automotive editorial website. Catch the podcast every Friday!






Join the team to catch up on the latest car news, car reviews and goss from the car industry. Our laid back weekly show is hosted by Mandy Turner and Paul Maric, along with a panel of industry experts from Australia's largest automotive editorial website. Catch the podcast every Friday!






E166: T-Roc Cabriolet revealed, six cars that should be sold in Oz, Civic Type R v i30 N Fastback, and the future of our podcast!

On the podcast, this week is Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet has been revealed, Peugeot has introduced Australia's first petrol particulate filter, why the latest Census data is bad news for young drivers, and Australian drivers have revealed their dirty habits. Mike calls out six cars that should be sold in Australia in his latest opinion piece. Josh Dowling talks about his trip from Cairns to Cape York and gives his top 10...


E164: 911 Carrera revealed, G80 review, take a ride in the Leaf, and Tesla Model 3 review

Join Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello this week. In car news, a petrol-powered 2020 Audi Q7 could be coming to Australia, the 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera has been revealed, Britain’s car industry has given its Prime Minister a warning about leaving the European Union, and Tesla has added Netflix and YouTube to its infotainment. James Wong reviews the 2019 Genesis G80, and Mandy takes a ride with Scott Collie in the 2019 Nissan Leaf. We speak to people at the Melbourne CarAdvice...


E163: Q3 Sportback revealed, HiAce and Seltos review, The Shortlist, and Alpina CEO

On this week's podcast, you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Scott Collie. In car news, according to an RACQ study, electric cars are cheaper to run, but high prices are still a problem. Also, pricing and specs have been released for the 2020 Volkswagen Touareg, the Toyota HiLux gets an updated 5-star ANCAP safety rating, and the 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback has been revealed. Mike Costello drives the 2020 Kia Seltos, and Trent Nikolic checks out the 2019 Toyota HiAce. We help out...


E162: Corvette coming to Oz, Touareg and 1 Series review, take a ride in the LC500h, and Bentley Head of Interior Design

Joining Mandy Turner this week is Mike Stevens and James Wong. In car news, the Chevrolet Corvette and 2020 Skoda Kodiaq will be coming to Australia, the Ford and Volkswagen alliance is expanding to electric and autonomous tech, the Lotus Evija has been unveiled, and the 2019 Ford Everest is getting AEB standard across the range. Sam Purcell reviews the 2019 Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI and he takes it off road. James and Mandy take a ride in the 2019 Lexus LC500h and discuss the choice...


E161: X7 pick-up, Goodwood report, Cayman GT4 review, Q8 v Velar, and Nissan Leaf local launch

This week on the podcast is Scott Collie and Paul Maric. In car news, the Bentley EXP 100 GT concept, BMW X7 pick-up concept, and 2020 Mini Cooper SE have been revealed, and the 2020 C8 Chevrolet Corvette rear end has been spied. Paul and Trent Nikolic attended the Goodwood Festival of Speed where Trent drove the Porsche Cayman GT4. Mike Costello speaks to Nissan Global Director for Electric Vehicles, Nic Thomas, at the local launch of the Nissan Leaf. Lastly, Kez Casey compares the Audi...


Interview: Global Director for Electric Vehicles for Nissan, Nic Thomas

At the Australian launch of the 2020 Nissan Leaf, Mike Costello caught up with Nissan Global Director for Electric Vehicles, Nic Thomas.


E160: Mercedes-AMG A45 and CLA45 revealed, VFACTS, BMW ice driving but without ice, and off-roading in the Wrangler, LandCruiser and Jimny

On the podcast this week is Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey. In car news, Evie Networks is planning an EV charge station expansion, Europe has mandated EV sound generators, the 2020 Land Rover Defender specs have been leaked, and the 2020 BMW X6 and Mercedes-AMG A 45 and CLA 45 has been revealed. Mike discusses another slump in new car sales figures for June. Scott Collie talks about attending a BMW ice driving experience in New Zealand, but without the ice. He also talks with...


Behind the scenes: 2019 Medium SUV comparison test

Go behind-the-scenes and see how we conduct a 10-car medium SUV comparison.


E159: LIVE at BMW Sydney! HiLux gets AEB standard, Evoque review, and take a ride in the MX-5

This week Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and Paul Maric are live from the newly-refurbished BMW Sydney in Rushcutters Bay! In car news, Mercedes-Benz has slammed stamp duty increases on luxury cars, the 2019 Toyota HiLux will now feature AEB as standard, the Holden Commodore has some problems with its LS3 V8 fuel injectors, and Genesis has plans for a hydrogen car and massive SUV rollout. Trent reviews the 2019 Range Rover Evoque P300R Dynamic, and take a ride in the 2019 Mazda MX-5 GT...


E158: LandCruiser V8 axed, Peugeot 5008 review, Charlie Cooper, and come see us at BMW Sydney next week!

On this week's podcast, Scott Collie and James Wong join Mandy Turner. In car news, the Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4, and the 2020 Renault Zoe have been revealed. Also, Toyota Australia is chasing the Tundra and Tacoma to tackle its American challengers, and the Holden Astra sedan and Sportwagon has been axed. Speaking of, the Toyota LandCruiser V8 could be axed, and increased stamp duty on luxury cars is to be challenged in the High Court, as we talk to Josh Dowling....


E157: Mazda EV by 2020, Bentley Flying Spur reveal, 2020 Holden Colorado review, and ride in the Abarth 595 Competizione

This week Mandy Turner joins Trent Nikolic and Josh Dowling in Sydney. In car news, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has been sold out already, Mazda will be launching an electric car in 2020, and the 2019 BMW 3 Series Touring has been revealed. Sam Purcell reviews the 2020 Holden Colorado after returning from the Victorian launch. Tony Crawford was at the unveiling of the 2020 Bentley Flying Spur and talks to us about just how luxurious the limousine is. Lastly, Kez Casey and Mandy take a drive in...


E156: Model X joins Vic Police, VFACTS, Camaro ZL1, and CarAdvice Approved Testers

Joining you this week is Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and James Wong. In car news, the Tesla Model X has joined the Victorian Highway Patrol fleet, the Toyota C-HR Hybrid will be coming to Australia later in the year, the Skoda Mountiaq concept and 2019 BMW M8 Competition has been unveiled. Josh Dowling talks extensively on many topics including his drives in the 2019 Porsche Cayenne coupe and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, the best EOFY ute deals, instant tax write off, 24-hour Ram 1500 production,...


E155: Wrangler ANCAP, Forester v Outback, Audi Formula E team principal, Pedders and OEM mods

This week you are joined by Scott Collie, Paul Maric, and Kez Casey. In car news, the 2020 Ferrari SF90 Stradale has been unveiled, the 2010 Volvo S60 and V60 pricing and specs have been released, JLR has said the Coalition win was the 'best result we could have hoped for', and the Jeep Wrangler has received a one-star ANCAP safety rating. We speak to Curt Dupriez where he compares the 2019 Subaru Forester and Outback. Mike Costello chats to Adam Gillick, Senior Executive - Brand and...


E154: Supra pricing, European sports sedan comparison, how simulators are teaching kids to drive, and reader comments!

On the panel this week is Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and James Wong. In car news, pricing and specifications has been announced for the 2020 Toyota Supra and 2019 Genesis G70, Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed a $6.7 billion loss, the Toyota Tarago has been axed to make way for the Granvia, and the Mercedes-Benz EQC has the 'highest demand of any passenger car we've shown'. Josh Dowling compares a group of European sports sedans; Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, BMW M3 Pure, Audi RS5...


TV34: CarAdvice on Your Money

On tonight's show the guys discuss Chinese automotive manufacturing, plus Jeep's yearly off-road expo in Moab, Utah. This episode also marks the end of the first season of CarAdvice. We'll be returning with a second season in the coming months!


E153: Z4 M off the cards, RAV4 and 911 Speedster reviews, 124 Spider owner review, and 1969 Morris Mini

This week Scott Collie and Mike Costello are on the panel. In car news, it appears the BMW Z4 M will be off the cards, Volvo Australia is working on capped-priced servicing, Mazda is preparing inline-six petrol and diesel engines, and a Hyundai N EV sports car is coming with thanks to a RIMAC partnership. Josh Dowling reviews the 2019 Toyota RAV4, and Tony Crawford talks about the 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster. Mandy chats to Kurt, who owns a 1969 Morris Mini K which will form part of an old v...


E152: RAV4 details, Z4 review, riding in the Mazda 3 hatch, the election and automotive, and Gladiator in Utah

This week Mandy Turner is in Sydney with Curt Dupriez and Sam Purcell for the hatchback mega test (bonus podcast is available now!). In car news, the Honda Civic Type R breaks a Bathurst record with Jenson Button at the wheel, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 pricing and specs have been released, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have been introduced by Toyota in Australia, Lamborghini has restored the Muira from The Italian Job. Scott Collie and Mike Stevens speak to Alborz Fallah about the 2019 BMW Z4....


Hatchback mega test: a podcast special

Joining Mandy Turner are judges Mike Costello, Kez Casey, and Curt Dupriez. Cars involved in the 2019 hatchback mega test are the Mazda 3 G25 Astina, Holden Astra RS-V, Ford Focus Titanium, Hyundai i30 N-Line Premium, Peugeot 308 Allure, Kia Cerato GT, Toyota Corolla ZR Hybrid, Volkswagen Golf Highline 110TSI (Sound and Vision package), Honda Civic VTi-LX, and Subaru Impreza 2.0i-S. Stay tuned at for the upcoming review and video.


TV33: CarAdvice on Your Money

On this week's episode, Paul Maric and Trent Nikolic check out the all-new Toyota Rav4, plus the mighty Hino 300 4x4 truck, could it be the answer to your dual-cab ute dramas? And, the guys answer your viewer questions!


Candid with Ken Block: a podcast special

Paul Maric sat at a round-table chat with Ken Block in New Zealand. Ken talks about what would've been Gymkhana 9 in Sydney which never eventuated, what inspires him, his most favourite gymkhana, his thoughts on EVs and if he would do an EV Gymkhana, how he practices before cameras start rolling, his current ride, his mechanical knowledge, where the term Hooligan came from, his connection to Australia, and much more.