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Join the CarAdvice.com 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 CarAdvice.com 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!
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Join the CarAdvice.com 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!

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Episodes

E108: T60 review, the guide to EOFY sales, guess the exhaust winner, and Director of Marketing for Mercedes-Benz Vans on X-Class

6/21/2018
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Joining Mandy Turner this week is Kez Casey and James Wong. In car news, the 2019 BMW X4 details have been revealed, the Audi A1 has been unveiled, along with the Suzuki Jimny, and the Ford Mustang Bullitt price starts at $73,688. In Volkswagen news, the Amarok Core V6 is priced under $50,000, and the GTI TCR has been confirmed for Australia. Kez reviews an LDV T60 that we borrowed from a reader. Mike Costello speaks to Dr. Marion Friese, the Director of Marketing for Mercedes-Benz Vans...

Duration:01:01:17

E107: Mustang GT launch chat, X2 review, Evora GT 430 tackles Phillip Island, the Shortlist, and Tiguan v Koleos

6/14/2018
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Kez Casey and Scott Collie join Mandy Turner this week. In car news, the 2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS has been confirmed, the 2018 Ram 1500 pricing and specs have been released, and Kia Cerato gets the GT treatment. Also, International Engine of the Year goes to Ferrari, the 2019 Mazda MX-5 gets a more powerful engine, and Elon Musk promises 'full self-driving features' for Tesla in August. James Wong reviews the 2018 BMW X2, and we talk to Tony Crawford about his drive in the 2018 Lotus Evora GT...

Duration:01:03:47

Celebrating 70 Years of Porsche: a podcast special

6/7/2018
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June 8 2018 marks 70-years since Porsche's first vehicle, the 356 "No. 1" Roadster, was registered, and the company is celebrating its rich history with a worldwide Sportscar Together Day. We have produced a podcast special for this occasion where we talk to people who have been involved with Porsche in Australia, whether it was behind-the-wheel, or behind-the-scenes.

Duration:00:25:37

E106: May VFACTS, Z4 review, Volkswagen fans check out Arteon, Bullsh*t Spin of the Week, and Cerato and I-Pace launch

6/7/2018
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On the panel this week is Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello. In car news, the 2019 Peugeot 508 Touring, Audi Q8, and BMW X5 have been revealed. Also, the Alpine A110 pricing and specs have been announced, the Ford Mustang has been upgraded to a three-star ANCAP rating, and you can now buy a Bugatti Chiron in Lego form. Mike Costello discusses the May VFACTS, and we talk to Mike Duff after his drive in the BMW Z4 prototype. Mandy takes the Volkswagen Arteon to a Volkswagen club...

Duration:01:07:47

E105: Tesla autopilot 'deceptive', Mazda 6 and Terra launches, and Alpina's Andreas Bovensiepen talks about his racing history

5/31/2018
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Joining Mandy Turner this week is Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In car news, the Mazda CX-3 launches in Japan with a new 1.8-litre diesel, while the CX-8 will go on sale in July. Another 1.1-million vehicles have been added to the Takata airbag recall, Ford launches '2nd Car' for Australian buyers, and California begins a digital number plates trial. Plus, two US consumer groups label Tesla Autopilot system as 'deceptive', and Apple and Volkswagen collaborate on an autonomous Transporter....

Duration:00:39:27

E104: Ranger details, Patrol review, what Alborz thinks of Formula E, The Shortlist, and LCT

5/24/2018
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In the studio this week with Mandy Turner is Mike Costello and Kez Casey. In car news, pricing and specs for the 2019 Ford Ranger and 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio TI have been announced, also pricing for the Renault Megane RS. Audi Australia is focusing more on sustainability instead of volume, specs for the Tesla Model 3 Performance has been revealed, and the Chrysler 300 SRT Core and BMW 530D has joined the NSW Highway Patrol fleet. Trent Nikolic reviews the large SUV, the 2018 Nissan Patrol....

Duration:01:02:29

E103: HSV Camaro in auto only, Boxster GTS review, Honda Takata press conference, Cars and Coffee, and RAV4 owner review

5/17/2018
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CEO Andrew Beecher and Paul Maric join Mandy Turner on the panel this week, and Scott Collie and James Wong discuss car news. The 2019 Ford Ranger has been revealed with stacks of updated technology and 10-speed auto, and Ford Australia announce a five-year/unlimited kilometre warranty. Skoda announces active information display in select models, and Karoq pricing and specs have been released. Nissan announces its exit from the Australian Supercar Championship to focus on SUVs and EVs, HSV...

Duration:01:06:37

E102: Cullinan revealed, Mahindra Pik-Up review, why listener George disagrees with Alborz on manual hot hatches, and would you drive an automated vehicle?

5/10/2018
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Joining Mandy Turner this week is Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In cars news, rear-view cameras have become mandatory in the US, the 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan has been revealed, Renault Australia cuts its warranty for RS models, and the Lotus Esprit successor is due in 2020. Also, a report into the Uber self-driving death reveals it was likely caused by software choices, Waymo was not at fault in another Arizona accident, and find out what the 2018 Federal Budget means for motorists. Kez...

Duration:00:59:37

E101: April VFACTS, Grand Cherokee Trackhawk review, Ranger v X-Class, ride in the Golf GTI Original, and MR2 owner review

5/3/2018
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This week's show has Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Kez Casey. In car news, pricing and specs for the 2018 Mini hatch and convertible, and BMW 2 series active tourer have been announced. The Jeep Wrangler Golden Eagle and Freedom Edition is coming to Australia, the 2019 Toyota Corolla Australian details are out, and the Skoda Karoq is now arriving in June. Mike Costello discusses the massive Great Wall Motors R & D centre, and hangs around for April VFACTS. Tony Crawford reviews the...

Duration:01:05:10

E100: We celebrate our 100th episode at Mercedes me! Plus, Polo review, a garage face-off, and what car would we buy for $100k?

4/26/2018
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We celebrate our 100 episodes at Mercedes me in Melbourne! On the panel this week is Mandy Turner, Andrew Beecher, Alborz Fallah, Tony Crawford, Mike Stevens, Scott Collie and James Wong. In car news, the BMW Concept iX3 and 2019 Lexus ES has been revealed, and Mercedes-Benz A-Class L sedan and Mercedes-Maybach Vision Ultimate Luxury has been unveiled. Infiniti confirms a new electrified platform, global sales are on the rise for Nissan Leaf, and we discuss an opinion piece written by...

Duration:01:07:51

E99: Mustang joins Supercars, F-Pace review, Maven Gig turns one, car wrapping, C-HR v 1988 Corolla 4WD Wagon

4/19/2018
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This week in the studio is Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In car news, pricing and specs has been released for the Kia Picanto GT-Line, and the Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X. The Volkswagen Amarok is capable of 200kW in the new V6, BMW M2 Competition has been revealed, and the ACT Government is to lease only zero-emission cars by 2021. Plus, Ford announced the Fiesta ST and Ford Performance is coming to Australia, and Mustang has been confirmed for the Supercars...

Duration:00:59:58

E98: SportsCat+ review, M140i 700km road trip, small SUV comparison, and Charlie's Arthurs Seat Auto Museum

4/12/2018
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Mike Costello and Mike Stevens join Mandy Turner this week. In car news, the Ford Focus has been revealed, along with the Audi A6 Avant. Also, pricing and details have been released for the Lexus LS and Ford Ranger Raptor. Plus, the BMW M2 Competition has been leaked, and the Camaro ZL1 is headed Down Under. If you haven't caught up on the article, Mike Costello discusses the March 2018 VFACTS. Kez Casey reviews the 2018 HSV Colorado SportsCat+ and has his thoughts on the name. Mandy...

Duration:00:56:36

E97: LIVE at our hot hatch megatest! Racing driver Andrew Jones, hot lap in the i30 N, and Abarth 595 Competizione review!

4/5/2018
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Broadcasting from our hot hatch mega test at Winton Motor Raceway with Mandy Turner, Curt Dupriez, and Kez Casey. In car news, the 2019 Ford Focus has been teased ahead of its April 10 reveal, a manual is on the cards for the Genesis G70 in right-hand drive markets, and the Toyota 86 Racing Series gets extended until 2020. Also, the Volkswagen Amarok V6 gets a power boost, the Mercedes-AMG C63 successor is to be hybrid, and Australian Capital Territory proposes sweeping P-Plate changes....

Duration:01:00:55

E96: New York motor show hits and misses, i30 N review, Commodore RS v Mazda 6 wagon, and Aston Martin's Marek Reichman

3/29/2018
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In the studio this week is Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey. It's a New York motor show themed car news this week. The Genesis Essentia and Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concepts have been revealed. The curtains have been opened on the 2019 Audi RS5 Sportback and Honda Insight, and a group of popular SUVs - Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4, and Subaru Forester. Curt Dupriez tells us his thoughts on the 2018 Hyundai i30 N. Paul Maric, Alborz Fallah, and Tony Crawford discuss their New York...

Duration:01:06:19

E95: i30 N track warranty, Lexus LX570 review, Alf Bucella celebrates 50-years at the same dealership, and Daniel Ricciardo

3/22/2018
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Mandy Turner is this week joined by Alborz Fallah and Tony Crawford. In car news, Uber driverless trials have been suspended after a fatal collision, 2019 Kia K900 has officially been revealed, and track warranty has been announced for the Hyundai i30 N. Pricing and specs for the Volkswagen Polo GTI have been released, the Mitsubishi Triton Blackline has landed, and Jeep reveals seven Easter Safari concepts. Tony reviews the 2018 Lexus LX570. Mandy speaks to Alf Buccella who has celebrated...

Duration:01:06:18

E94: LIVE from our ute megatest! Polo GTI manual not in Australia, BMW M140i review, and Greens Senator, Janet Rice

3/14/2018
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We're on location this week from the Melbourne 4x4 Training and Proving Ground for our ute mega test with Mandy Turner, CEO Andrew Beecher, Mike Costello, Curt Dupriez and Kez Casey. In car news, the Volkswagen Golf GTE has been ruled out for Australia, the Subaru Forester has been teased, and Lexus says autonomous cars are dangerous in cities. Pricing and specs have been released for the Infiniti QX80 and Citroen C3, the Genesis G70 will get a manual option in the US, and Australia is not...

Duration:01:07:13

E93: LIVE from Subaru Docklands! VFACTS, 220i review, car designer Paul Beranger, and Geneva Motor Show

3/8/2018
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This week Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie are broadcasting from Subaru Docklands. In car news, the order books will be open in 'early 2019' for the Honda Urban EV, the Skoda Kodiaq Sportline and Alfa Romeo Stelvio pricing and specs have been released, and the Ford Mustang Bullitt is coming to Australia. Plus, Toyota Australia hybrid line-up will include eight models by 2020, meanwhile, the company has no plans to extend warranty beyond three years. Scott covers the new car...

Duration:00:45:44

International Women’s Day 2018: Six Holden women discuss their automotive careers

3/7/2018
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International Women’s Day is today, when the world celebrates the many achievements women have accomplished over time. CarAdvice has always been supportive of giving women the chance to move ahead in what is a heavily male-dominated automotive industry. It is also something Holden takes seriously, establishing a number of initiatives to promote gender equality; such as committing to achieving a 50/50 gender balance in its workforce by 2022. Chairman and Managing Director, Mark Bernhard, is...

Duration:00:41:37

E92: LIVE from Waverley Nissan! Takata recall, Nexo review, Melbourne Cars and Coffee and Golf GTI comparison!

3/1/2018
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Mandy Turner, Mike Costello and Mike Stevens are live from Waverley Nissan for our first local outside broadcast! In car news, a sweep of German models get 5-star ANCAP rating, 2019 Toyota Corolla has been confirmed for Geneva, Mazda 3 pricing and specs announced, and we cover the compulsory Takata recall. Also, the Hyundai Kona EV, Lexus UX and Nissan Terra has been revealed. Mike Costello reviews the Hyundai Nexo and Santa Fe from his recent trip from Korea. We talk to Sarah Wray-McCann,...

Duration:00:58:03

Lindsay Fox: the CarAdvice interview with Australia's car-obsessed trucking icon

2/23/2018
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Meet Lindsay Fox. One of the most down-to-earth businessmen you’ll ever meet. Although his trucking empire, Linfox, has made him a very wealthy man, he doesn’t like to boast about it too much. Even his business card simply reads Lindsay E. Fox - truck driver. Fox started from the bottom over 60-years ago when he purchased his first truck to deliver soft drink. Nowadays, 80-year old Fox has taken a step back from the company, which over time has seen Linfox grow to over 5000 trucks on the...

Duration:00:23:30