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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!
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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!






E120: GLE revealed, Range Rover Sport review, how the i30N got its sound, VACC to celebrate centenary and Deni Ute Muster tickets

Mike Costello and Kez Casey join Mandy Turner this week. In car news, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE has been revealed, the 2019 HSV Camaro pricing and specs have been announced, and the Bugatti W16 engine will 'the last of its kind'. Also, Takata alpha inflator affected cars in South Australia won't be registerable from November 1. Jez Spinks talks about driving the 2018 Range Rover Sport SDV6 SE. We speak to Geoff Fear, Hyundais official N tech from N Performance Australia, about how the i30 N...


E119: Live from our Mazda reader event in Tassie, EQC revealed, August VFACTS, Colorado review, and pro driver Karl Reindler

This week Mandy Turner and Trent Nikolic are recording from Tasmania at the CarAdvice event where five readers got the chance to experience being a motoring journalist for a day while driving the 2019 Mazda CX-9. In car news, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC has been revealed, Apple has reported its first self-driving crash, the Ford Endura ST-Line has been confirmed for Australia, and the Lexus UX will be launching without Apple CarPlay Down Under. Scott Collie talks through August VFACTS - the...


E118: ProCeed teased, large SUV mega test, V6 Kombi, Kodiaq long-termer review, and winner of father's day competition!

Joining Mandy Turner this week is Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In car news, JLR has designed a self-driving pod with 'virtual eyes', Honda has decided to take a step back from electric cars, Audi has halted production of the RS3, and the 2019 Kia ProCeed has been teased. Scott talks about our long-termer, the 2018 Skoda Kodiaq 132TSI Sportline, and what the rest of the office thought of it. Mandy speaks to Tony at the German Auto Show who put a 2008 Volkswagen Golf R32 engine into the back...


E117: Countryman S E All4 review, driving the Hakone Skyline, hatch comparison, and Grand Cherokee owner review

It's a Sydney special! Joining Mandy Turner on the panel this week is CarAdvice CEO Andrew Beecher, Founders Alborz Fallah and Tony Crawford, Trent Nikolic, and Paul Maric. In car news, Holden has announced $28 million for autonomy and EVs, General Motors has stated there is 'no exit plan' for Holden, and GM has said it is 'certainly capable' of getting Cadillac to Australia. Also, Hyundai has detailed launch dates for the Ioniq, Kona Electric, and Veloster. Plus, the Aston Martin DB5...


E116: Ranger Raptor to North America, Tucson review, Cayenne range review, Aussie rally champ Molly Taylor, and father's day giveaway!

Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and Mike Stevens join you this week. In car news, smartphone use has topped road safety concerns in an Australian study, the Ford Ranger Raptor design patent has been confirmed for a North American launch, and another study has revealed semi-autonomous systems 'aren't robust substitutes for human drivers'. Paul reviews the updated 2019 Hyundai Tucson. On The Shortlist, Andrew is after some advice on buying a 4WD SUV priced between $44-$55,000 for camping and...


Riding shotgun in a B-double truck: a CarAdvice podcast special

Driving and reviewing cars is something we do best at CarAdvice. We pretty much know them inside-out, but when it comes to trucks, we’re not so knowledgeable. Every motorist shares the road with trucks, so we decided to take a look inside the world of trucks and their drivers, by riding shotgun in an International ProStar B-double truck with driver René Bueman. Correction regarding local manufacturing: Volvo Group Australia still builds trucks in Australia as does PACCAR (Kenworth and DAF)...


E115: Territory revealed, July VFACTS, Corolla review, and The Shortlist

This week you're joined by Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey. We read the best comments from Trent Nikolic's opinion piece, The new Commodore is a bloody good thing… get over it. In cars, Tesla is wanting to go private, Australian's have revealed their worst habits behind the wheel, and a 30km/h speed limit is to be introduced in Melbourne's north. Also, Toyota Australia is wanting to 'make a stand' on CO2 emissions, and the 2019 Ford Territory has been unveiled. Mike Costello...


Interview: McLaren ambassador, Amanda McLaren

Three years after our exclusive chat with Amanda McLaren at the 675LT reveal, we once again had the chance to catch up with the McLaren brand ambassador and daughter of founder, Bruce McLaren, at the launch of the 600LT at Goodwood Festival of Speed. But this time, we got a bit more candid and personal.


E114: Mazda five-year warranty, R8 review, Escape owner review, and SsangYong Managing Director

On the panel this week is Paul Maric and Scott Collie. In car news, pricing and specs have been released for the Mercedes-Benz X350d, Mazda has announced a five-year unlimited kilometre warranty, a new website helps motorists identify if their car has faulty Takata airbags. Also, a diesel particular filter regeneration switch will be added to the Toyota Landcruiser Prado and HiLux, and a 40km/h limit past emergency services will be trialed in NSW. Trent Nikolic chats about the 2018 Audi R8,...


E113: A-Class sedan revealed, Ranger Raptor review, motor calendar app, and Arteon reader review

Joining Mandy Turner this week is Kez Casey and James Wong. In car news, former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away, the Bugatti Chiron has been recalled for an airbag fix, and Vikram Pawah has been announced as the new BMW Group Australia CEO. Also, the 2019 Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan have been revealed. Paul Maric talks about the 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor after the off-road launch in Darwin. We speak to Glenn Dollman, the Director of MotorCal which is a motor events calendar...


Goodwood Festival of Speed: a podcast special

What a year it's been for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It was the events 25th anniversary and Porsche's 70th, with countless debuts and reveals. Take a journey to one of the world's most desirable car festivals as we wander through the pit area, first glance, and supercars paddock, and talk to the likes of David Brabham, Walter Rohl, Amanda McLaren, and Oli Webb.


E112: How vibrations in cars make you sleepy, Goodwood Festival of Speed, LHD cars on Australian roads, and M5 v E63

Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Kez Casey join you this week. In car news, Holden announce Dave Buttner as new Managing Director, the 2019 Toyota Supra and BMW Z4 get a four-cylinder engine, and the Volkswagen Caddy Beach Camper is coming to Australia. Also, two studies have found half of new car buyers don't prioritize safety, and the majority of buyers are keen on hybrids. We talk to Professor Stephen Robinson from RMIT University about research that has found how vibrations in cars can...


E111: Sportage details, Alborz reviews our Elise, five-minute fang in Honda S660, MINI Project Leader for Exterior Design

You're joined by Paul Maric, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie this week. Discussing car news, the 2018 BMW 620D GT goes on sale from $99,900, pricing and specs for the 2019 Kia Sportage have been announced, the Toyota Supra is teased once again, and customers with a Sunset Yellow Kia Stinger will be offered a full respray to replace defective paint. Also, the Renault Kangoo ZE will be priced from $52,527 for private buyers, with its smaller EV, the Zoe, starting from $51,990. Alborz Fallah...


E110: Carpooling LIVE in a S400d! June VFACTS, Forester review, Bosch Australia talks autonomous driving, and more!

This week Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Mike Stevens are recording the podcast in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S400d L while driving around Melbourne! In car news, pricing and specs have been announced for the 2019 Renault Megane RS, Tesla has reached 5000 cars a week goal, and Kay Hart announced as Ford Australia CEO. Also, Holden has announced a permanent five-year unlimited kilometre warranty, Ssangyong returns to Australia, and a Senate committee is investigating a potential for local EV...


E109: LIVE at Yarra Honda! A4 revealed, CX-8 and Q8 review, tinting laws, and MG ZS owner review

Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and Trent Nikolic this week is broadcasting from Yarra Honda in Victoria. In car news, Volkswagen has broken the Pikes Peak record in the I.D R, and it is after a speed record at Bonneville in a Jetta. The 2019 Audi A4, the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, and Chevrolet Blazer have been revealed. Mazda Australia confirms Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is coming, and there are calls for a congestion tax to be introduced. Paul reviews the Audi Q8 and Mazda CX-8. We talk...


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

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...


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

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...


Celebrating 70 Years of Porsche: a podcast special

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.


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

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...


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

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....