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E54: 320i v G70, Alborz buys a Lotus Emira

E54: 320i v G70, Alborz buys a Lotus Emira

July 26, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by Mike Costello and Paul Maric, with Scott Collie and Alborz Fallah chiming in to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at CarExpert’s offices around Australia.

In car news, BHP will sell nickel to Tesla, the Northern Territory has committed to electric car incentives, the BYD E6 is bound for Australia, and we've confirmed the next Ford Ranger and Everest will get a huge 15.5-inch touchscreen.

Alborz Fallah talks about why he's bought a Lotus Emira, and Scott Collie chats about his comparison between the BMW 320i and Genesis G70 2.0T.

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E53: Mazda MX-30 EV, BMW M2 CS review

E53: Mazda MX-30 EV, BMW M2 CS review

July 19, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by Scott Collie and Mike Costello, with Tony Crawford chiming in to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at CarExpert’s offices around Australia.

In car news, Ford has made another offer to Mustang Mach 1 customers unhappy with the equipment missing from their cars, the Hyundai i30 Sedan N has been revealed, Stellantis has laid out Jeep and Dodge's futures, and Tesla has released its Full Self-Driving Beta v9.

Tony Crawford dials in to talk about the BMW M2 CS, and Mike Costello discusses the all-electric Mazda MX-30 SUV.

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E52: 2 Series revealed, EQA and Passat 206TSI driven

E52: 2 Series revealed, EQA and Passat 206TSI driven

July 12, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by James Wong and William Stopford to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at CarExpert’s offices around Australia.

In car news, the new rear-drive BMW 2 Series Coupe has been revealed, as has the all-new Lotus Emira – the company's final combustion-engined model. Genesis has also unveiled the new G80 Sport, due in Australia before year's end.

Mike Costello dials in to talk June's VFACTS sales results, and Anthony Crawford calls in to talk about his launch drive of the facelifted Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-Line Wagon.

James Wong also talks about his launch drive of the new all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQA.

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E51: Haval Jolion review, Mazda MX-30 v Toyota C-HR

E51: Haval Jolion review, Mazda MX-30 v Toyota C-HR

July 5, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by Scott Collie and Mike Costello to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at CarExpert’s offices around Australia.

In car news, pricing for the Suzuki Jimny Lite has been confirmed, the Nissan Navara Pro-4X Warrior has been revealed, Volvo has a new concept, and Honda has moved to agency sales.

Scott Collie talks through his launch review of the Haval Jolion, and Mike Costello dives into the brand's future – including some of the interesting products that could be coming Down Under.

Mike also puts the Mazda MX-30 and Toyota C-HR head-to-head.

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E50: Ram 1500 DT, Civic hatch revealed, Focus Active v CX-30

E50: Ram 1500 DT, Civic hatch revealed, Focus Active v CX-30

June 28, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by Paul Maric and James Wong, with Tony Crawford chiming in to run through the latest in automotive news and what's happening at CarExpert's offices around Australia.

In car news, Honda Australia has detailed its new 'Price Promise' agency sales model, the new Porsche 911 Carrera GTS is bringing back the manual, Jaguar Land Rover starts online sales in Australia, and the all-new 2021 Honda Civic Hatch has been revealed ahead of a local launch before the end of the year.

Tony Crawford dials in to talk the new Hyundai Sonata N Line as well as the new Ram 1500 DT, while James Wong talks about his recent comparison between the Ford Focus Active and Mazda CX-30.

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E49: Toyota Kluger, Golf GTI, Singer coming Down Under

E49: Toyota Kluger, Golf GTI, Singer coming Down Under

June 21, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by Scott Collie and Will Stopford, with Anthony Crawford and Mike Costello chiming in to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at the CarExpert offices around Australia.

 

In car news, Porsche has revealed the 911 GT3 Porsche Australia Edition, Volkswagen has detailed the cars hit by supply issues, Singer has confirmed it's coming Down Under, and the Honda Odyssey's future isn't clear.

 

Tony Crawford dials in to talk about the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI, and William Stopford discusses the Golf Life.

 

Mike Costello talks about the new Toyota Kluger Grande Hybrid.

 

 

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E48: LandCruiser 300 Series, World Car of the Year, Kia Cerato

E48: LandCruiser 300 Series, World Car of the Year, Kia Cerato

June 14, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by James Wong and Mike Costello, with Anthony Crawford chiming in to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at the CarExpert offices around Australia.

This week in car news, the new fifth-generation Kia Sportage has been revealed, the hotly-anticipated 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series debuts, orders for the 2022 Chevrolet Corvette open in Australia and New Zealand including a new Carbon Edition, and the 2022 Ford Maverick pick-up has been revealed – though it won't be coming to Australia.

Anthony Crawford dials in to talk about his Australian launch drive of the facelifted Kia Cerato GT, and CarExpert VP of Product (USA), Michael Harley, dials in to talk about his role as a judge for the 2022 World Car of the Year awards.

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E47: VFACTS and Electric cars compared

E47: VFACTS and Electric cars compared

June 7, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by Scott Collie and William Stopford, with Mike Costello chiming in to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at the CarExpert offices around Australia.

This week in car news, the 2022 BMW iX has been priced for Australia, Toyota is getting into the mobility game Down Under, BYD is preparing an electric van for Australia, and Toyota won't jump to a 10-year warranty.

Mike Costello talks about the latest VFACTS sales figures, and discusses his latest comparison with three 'affordable' electric vehicles.

He also talks about why the Tesla Model 3 is the electric car to buy right now.

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E46: Audi SQ5, MU-X orders open, Everest v Prado

E46: Audi SQ5, MU-X orders open, Everest v Prado

May 31, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by James Wong and Mike Costello, with Scott Collie chiming in to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at the CarExpert offices around Australia.

This week in car news, the 2021 MG ZST range has been bolstered with two new entry variants, General Motors is working on a new lunar terrain vehicle, local order books for the 2022 Isuzu MU-X are opening soon, and Australian EV charger supplier Tritium will soon be listed on the Nasdaq.

Scott Collie talks about his Australian launch drive of the facelifted Audi SQ5 TDI, and Mike Costello compares the Ford Everest Titanium and Toyota Prado Kakadu.

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E45: Audi SQ2, Kia Niro, Ram 1500 pricing

E45: Audi SQ2, Kia Niro, Ram 1500 pricing

May 24, 2021

In this episode, Mandy is joined by Scott Collie and Mike Costello to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at the CarExpert offices around Australia.

This week in car news, further details of the next Toyota LandCruiser have been leaked, Porsche has a new app for owners trading their cars in, pricing has been revealed for the Ram 1500 DT, and BMW is keeping compact performance rolling with the 2022 M240i xDrive.

Scott Collie talks about his Australian launch drives of the Audi Q2 and SQ2, and Mike Costello discusses the new Kia Niro EV.

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