On this day… Here’s a look at the CarAdvice archives.
People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every ne
w 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 September 18 in years past.
19 September 2017: Genesis G70 review
The 2018 Genesis G70 is the Korean newcomer in the luxury car segment. Has it got what it takes to tackle the best in the class?
We’re still waiting for it to hit Australia, but here’s a first look
18 September 2016: Lego reveals Caterham 7 620R kit
The Caterham, set number 21307, is the first ‘road going’ car set to make the transition from fan concept to mass-production reality.
We liked it so much we bought one
17 September 2015: Honda Civic sedan revealed
According to John Mendel, executive vice president of Honda North America, “This tenth-generation Civic is quite simply the most ambitious remake of Civic we’ve ever done”. Along with the sportier fastback-style design, the new Civic sedan is said to handle with a lot more vim and vigour than previously.
It’s arguably one of Honda’s most important releases of late, and it’s proven to be a sales hit in Australia.
Relive the unveiling here
18 September 2014: Volkswagen Polo GTI revealed
The 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI has been revealed, with the German hot-hatch adopting a 1.8-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine and the availability of a six-speed manual gearbox.
It’s been four years since the facelifted version of the previous-generation Polo GTI was first revealed. It’s only recently been superseded, too.
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17 September 2013: Porsche Australia celebrates 50 years of 911
A convoy of more than 100 Porsche 911 models has crossed the Sydney Harbour Bridge in celebration of the iconic rear-engined sports car’s 50th anniversary.
Which 911 is your favourite?
18 September 2012: Mazda CX-9 to make global debut in Australia
The new-look Mazda CX-9 has been revealed, with the Japanese brand announcing the redesigned seven-seater SUV will make its global debut at the 2012 Sydney motor show.Australia is one of the biggest export markets for the Japanese brand, making it fitting that the updated version of its flagship model was first presented to the public at the 2012 Sydney motor show.
Do you miss the V6 powered CX-9? Or do you prefer the new one?
20 September 2010: Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale revealed
Despite being the oldest vehicle to make this week’s Time Machine Tuesday, the GranTurismo MC Stradale is the only one still on sale locally in the same generation.
Later making its public debut at the 2010 Paris motor show, the MC Stradale version of the sexy coupe got a new look, more downforce, and more power than the ‘standard’ GranTurismo coupe.
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