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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!






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

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...


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

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...


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

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...


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

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,...


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

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...


E91: i30 N pricing, Portofino launch, Check It campaign, Lindsay Fox interview teaser, and Shepparton Motor Museum

This week it's just Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens in the studio. Scott Collie joins us to talk car news, which includes pricing and specs of the Hyundai i30 N, Volvo V60 has been revealed and Subaru Liberty pricing and specs are out. The 2019 Lexus UX has been teased, Porsche Macan S and Panamera 4S diesel production end, Peugeot 508 has been leaked. Meanwhile, a Tesla Model 3 crash prompts a rapid software update and Mike speaks his mind on Tesla's build quality. Alborz Fallah talks about...


E90: Mustang pricing, RS3 review, riding with Rob Trubiani in Commodore, Swift Sport v Clio RS, and opinion on infotainment systems

With Mandy Turner this week is Paul Maric and Mike Costello. In car news, Ford Mustang pricing and specs has been released, Toyota Supra race car has been confirmed for Geneva motor show, Ford says focusing on Ranger Raptor cylinder count is “missing the point”, and Holden launches online sales pilot. Meanwhile, the 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 and C-Class has been unveiled and will be here in Q3. Trent Nikolic reviews the 2018 Audi RS3. Our head website developer, Brett Gullan, joins us to talk...


E89: X3 M40i detailed, Raptor launch report, Bathurst 12 Hour, Lotus Owners Track Day, and meet Joe Achilles!

Joining Mandy Turner is Paul Maric and Mike Stevens. In car news this week, the BMW X3 M40i pricing and specs have been released, the Hyundai Santa Fe gets revealed, and the business case for Chevrolet Bolt hinges on legislation. Plus, Renault Megane RS pricing to start around $45,000, what the future holds for Citroen and Peugeot in Australia, and Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been revealed. Mike Costello joins us for the January VFACTS and speaks about Nissan e-Power. Tony Crawford attends...


E88: Polo pricing and specs, Eclipse Cross review, Levorg v Octavia wagons, and our CEO discusses cars we own

In the studio, this week with Mandy Turner is Mike Costello and Mike Stevens. Included in car news, stricter fuel standards are set to bring cleaner cars to Aussie roads, Jeep designer says Cherokee was ready for a makeover, and the Lancer will be gone by the end of 2018. The Commodore receives a 5-star ANCAP rating, Haval Australia is planning a new SUV range by 2021 and EVs by 2022, and the 2018 Volkswagen Polo pricing and specs have been announced. Mike Costello reviews Mitsubishi's new...


E87: E-Pace and H9 review, small car comparo, guess the exhaust, and what do our readers think of the new Commodore?

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Costello. In car news, reports the Alfa Romeo 6C sports car is being prepared for 2020, and 2018 BMW X2 pricing and specs have been released. Also, Kia Australia is standing by the slow-selling Optima, QLD police union says hidden speed cameras are ‘revenue raisers’ and don’t save lives, Range Rover SV Coupe has been confirmed for Geneva, reports the 2019 Jaguar XJ goes electric. Tony Crawford reviews the 2018 Jaguar E-Pace, and Mike...


E86: HSV range pricing, Ecosport review, car illustrator, SV6 Storm ute owner review, and F-Type v 718 Cayman!

Joining Mandy Turner is Paul Maric and Trent Nikolic this week. The Ford Edge ST, Mercedes-AMG CLS53 & E53, and Kia Cerato have been revealed at the Detroit motor show. Suzuki Swift Sport pricing and specs have been released, Hyundai Veloster & Veloster N has been revealed, 2019 Ford Ranger revealed for US market, and HSV 2018 range pricing has been announced. James Wong reviews the refreshed 2018 Ford Ecosport, and Jez Spinks compares the Porsche 718 Cayman and Jaguar F-Type. Mike...


E85: CX-8 confirmed, 2017 VFACTS, ANCAP CEO, car relay thefts, Camry review, and features every new car should have

Happy New Year! This week it's Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens in the studio. Covering car news, strarting with Japanese cars, the Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged, Rugged X is coming to Australia, as is the Mazda CX-8. Over to Korea and Hyundai has announced it is building a two-seater sports car and has announced the hydrogen-powered Nexo, plus, Kia Cerato gets sketched for the Detroit motor show. Germany is the last stop with Mercedes-Benz launching new MBUX infotainment in the new A-Class and...


E74: Mazda tops owner satisfaction survey, Kona review, Melbourne conducts self driving car survey, Stinger v Commodore and five-minute fang in Focus RS

This week Mandy Turner and Mike Costello talk about Porsche trialling a new subscription service, the Toyota Century has been unveiled, Mazda tops the Roy Morgan owner satisfaction survey, Honda is pleading for Takata-affected owners to get their cars fixed with 94,000 cars to go, the 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport will be in Australia in the first quarter, and the open-topped 86 hybrid Toyota GR HV Sports Concept will be revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show. Mike reviews the Hyundai Kona and speaks...


E73: Holden confirms 7-year warranty, VFACTS, Navara review, Las Vegas Casino car collection, BMW X3 owner review and details on you can check out the Stinger this weekend!

Joining Mandy Turner this week is Paul Maric and Mike Stevens, keeping you up to date with the latest in car news. We talk about the Ford Ranger being the number one vehicle in September, GM is strongly commiting to Holden for the long-term, Toyota Australia’s Altona factory closes, the 2018 Renault Clio RS Trophy pricing and specs has been released. Plus, another Nurburgring SUV record breaks with the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, Holden confirms a 7-year and 175,000km warranty,...


E72: Model X door ripped off, BMW 140i and 230i LCI review, Director of documentary It's People Like Us and self-driving cars could dramatically reduce the road toll

On this week's show is Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello. In car news, LDV confirm an off-road T60, Dyson EV has been confirmed for a 2020 launch, MG GS gets China's first ANCAP five-star rating, Tesla Model X door opens automatically and gets torn off by passing truck, Toyota is still the best car company in brand value list, Renault Zoe, and Kangoo EV pricing has been confirmed for Australia and 2018 Holden Astra Sportwagon pricing and specs have been released. Paul reviews the...


E71: BMW 530d Victoria Police car, Stinger review, Rally co-driver John McCarthy, WRX STi v Golf R and reader comments!

In the studio this week is Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and Dave Zalstein. Paul has his say on Victoria Police's choice on their next patrol car being a BMW 530d police car. Also in car news Ford Fiesta has been axed in the US and Australian prospects are still unclear. Plus, the 2018 BMW X3 pricing and specs have been revealed, Hyundai ute is confirmed for after 2020, Mazda confirms a new rotary concept for the 2017 Tokyo motor show, and Ford and Mahindra is to team up in developing markets....


E70: 2017 Frankfurt motor show, Audi RS4 Avant, Mercedes-AMG Project One, Volkswagen Polo and more!

It's a massive podcast this week with Paul Maric, Trent Nikolic and Mike Costello live from the 2017 Frankfurt motor show. The guys will fill you in on the latest from Audi (RS4 Avant, Elaine and Aicon), along with the Mercedes-AMG Project One, Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen T-Roc, Suzuki Swift Sport and the Land Rover Discovery SVX. Plus, we'll hear about the Mercedes-AMG GT R and the Audi A8. All this, plus MORE on this week's CarAdvice podcast!


E69: Nissan Leaf revealed, August VFACTS, Lexus LFA and Golf R review, 86 v BRZ and the only Aussie Ron Goodman wins at Moneterey

As most of the panel is in Germany getting ready for Frankfurt Motor Show, it's Mandy Turner and Dave Zalstein in the studio this week. Speaking of Frankfurt, the Mercedes-Benz EQ A concept and AMG Project One hypercar have been previewed, along with the 2018 Seat Leon Cupra R, and Mike Stevens is in Tokyo files a report on the reveal of the 2018 Nissan Leaf. Back home, the Holden 'Calais' has been spied testing in Victoria, the first customer fleet of the 2018 Honda Civic Type R customer...


E68: Manufacturers planning EV rollout in Oz, Tesla Model X 75D reviewed and we look at GM's new Maven

In this episode of the CarAdvice podcast, Paul Maric and Mike Costello lead the charge into car news, where they look at the new Bentley Continental, they go square-eyed over the Suzuki Jimny and they find out what level of specification the Kia Stinger will land locally with. The guys chat to Jaguar Land Rover managing director Matthew Wiesner about a collaboration between manufacturers on EV infrastructure, plus they catch up with the head of Maven in Australia and find out what GM's...


E66: A look under the Ranger Raptor, Triton review, how a hearse is built, Emily Duggan catchup, Dave buys a new Commodore ute and European sports sedan comparison

In the studio this week is Mandy, Paul and Dave brings you the latest in the car world from the past week. In car news, left-hand drive supercars will become legal in Australia by 2019, Volkswagen Golf GTi Original and Golf R Grid to sharpen prices for Australia and the Infiniti Prototype 9 has been revealed with parts from the next-generation Nissan Leaf. The stunning Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Speedster and Shooting Brake have been revealed, Hyundai i30 N Australian launch has been...