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5.8m Rolls-Royce Boat Tail the World’s most expensive car

Luxury car brands have become increasingly creative in how they woo and retain well-heeled customers, especially using personalisation as an early-engagement enticement. Matching interiors to favourite golf bags, embedding artwork in the centre console, even allowing diamond-studded gearsticks are now par for the course. Well,...
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We test drive the Porsche Taycan Turbo S and give it two thumbs up

When you’re into road trips and your daily drive is a twin-turbo V8 Audi RS6, the notion of getting behind the wheel of something silent and electric hasn’t held much appeal, especially given the range issue in a country as big as Australia. But when...
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Jeep helps us hit the road with purpose and an Empty Esky

COVID-19-induced travel restrictions look like they’ll remain part of life for some time to come, especially by air. That’s bad news for those of us in Melbourne, particularly, still enduring months of enforced local isolation. We at Madam Wheels are not sure about other Melburnians,...
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Lucid Motors ups the electric game on World EV Day

Australia's motoring history reached a new milestone in August 2020 when, for the first time ever, a petrol-electric hybrid was the number-one new vehicle sold over any month. OK, that car might have been a less-than-thrilling Toyota RAV4s, but what matters is that nine out...
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COVID pressures lift used-car prices as supply wanes

Deborah Molina is a woman who goes after what she wants. Director of her own Melbourne-based interior design company, she decided about a year ago to create a side hustle as a DJ. She’s since gone live as “DJ Shawty” blending hip-hop and RNB rhythms,...
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Madam Wheels appears on Channel Nine’s Today Extra program

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnJgVfUcfwE Madam Wheels founder Jacquie Hayes speaks with Channel Nine reporter Susanne Gray about some of the inequalities women face in the car-buying equation and how they can overcome them to bag the best deal.
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Audi surfs the RS wave with new high-performance Q8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGIWeSfODSA When considering inspirational young women, we are spoilt for choice in Australia. Think world number-one tennis player Ashleigh  Barty, national cricket and soccer star Ellyse Perry and teenage sailor Jessica Watson. Right up there with the best of them is champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore...
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Porsche, Ferrari launch podcasts to relieve #iso fatigue

MADAM Wheels has taken hedonic pleasure to a whole new level with the launch of its Cars and Champagne Masterclasses, designed to enable guests to savour some of the world’s finest champagnes while checking out the latest and greatest cars available. Ferrari, Aston Martin, McLaren,...
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Audi takes the sales pressure off with online car buying tool

COVID-19 has forced car brands to rethink the way they cater to car-buyers' needs, with Audi Australia announcing a timely and novel approach - take the car salesman out of the equation altogether. Audi has launched an online purchase platform across its full product range to tap...
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Prestige cars get Covid boost amid declining new vehicle sales

Luxury car brands fared better than the weakening broader Australian car market last month when the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to a 50 per cent drop in new-car sales compared to the same time last year. Australia’s peak automotive representative body says the 48.5 per cent...
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It’s Wheels Down For Aston Martin’s SUV, The DBX

Shut the front door! It has arrived. Luxury British auto maker Aston Martin has finally unveiled the DBX, a first and mighty fine SUV addition to its luxury stable. Real Bond Girls of Australia prepare to be amazed as the DBX heralds a new era...
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All-New McLaren GT Lifts Off In Australia

Losing a few pounds isn't always the right move when you want to keep your curves, but we at Madam Wheels have to tip our hats to McLaren Automotive for creating a luxury car that drops the weight without sacrificing the style. The brand-new GT...
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