Take a trip through the CarAdvice archives…
People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews.
Here’s a look at what happened on the week of November 13 in years past.
13 November 2017: Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate sets Nurburgring record
The Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate is the fastest wagon around the Nurburgring, setting a time of 7 minutes 45.19 seconds during a test drive conducted by German car magazine sport auto.
Read the article here once you’ve watched the clip
13 November 2016: Audi R8 Star of Lucis revealed for Japan
The one-off Audi R8 Star of Lucis is a one-off creation for the Japanese market, which has been fashioned around the plot of the upcoming Final Fantasy XV game.
Would you pay $600k for this?
14 November 2015: Jaguar F-Type R AWD Convertible review
Possibly the most fun you can have on four wheels – the Jaguar F-Type R AWD Convertible is a riot – Anthony Crawford
Watch above for supercharged V8 goodness, and click here for the full review
13 November 2014: Ford Everest revealed
The all-new Ford Everest promises to be one of the most capable, technologically advanced, safest and most fuel efficient SUVs of its kind when it launches in Australia and throughout Asia and Africa in 2015.
Read the full story here
13 November 2012: Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster revealed
The Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster uses the same naturally aspirated 6.5-litre V12 as its fixed-roof sibling we tested in 2011, generating 522kW (700hp).It can go from 0-100km/h in three seconds flat (2.9 for the coupe) with a top speed of 350km/h. The all-new Lamborghini roadster also gets a cylinder deactivation system that includes a unique stop/start system with high-performance capacitors known as supercaps to re-start the engine.
Do you prefer the Roadster or the coupe?
13 November 2009: Ford Falcon outsells Holden Commodore for the first time in 4 years
An ecstatic Ford Australia president Marin Burela today announced that his company sold 2460 Falcon sedans compared to Holden’s 2425.Market share of the Falcon sedan has continued to climb over the last 14 months, dropping to as low as 25 per cent and peaking at 37 per cent.
How times have changed. For the month of October 2018, the now defunct Falcon managed one registration (likely old stock) while the imported rebadged Holden Commodore posted 663.
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