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  • Australia’s best drive?

    Australia’s best drive?

    Do this before the winter sets in. Get yourself to Cooma and drive west on the road to Jindabyne for seven kilometres until you see the right hand turn that […]

     
  • On females who buy cars

    On females who buy cars

    What is Australia’s biggest selling car among female buyers? What cars do women buy most often? Which cars are more popular with females than males? These may be perfectly straightforward […]

     
  • The art of the test drive

    The art of the test drive

    Considering the cost of a new car it’s seems kind of tough that buyers get so little opportunity to try before they buy. A few minutes drive along a couple […]

     
  • What you need to know about tyres

    What you need to know about tyres

    Few things in automotive technology are as remarkable as the tyre, and few have come as far in the last 20 years. And yet there are few subjects that even […]

     
  • Some handy tips for off-road driving

    Some handy tips for off-road driving

    Lots of people own four-wheel-drives and according to the marketers all of them have the dream of one day doing the fabled outback trip. These may be city folk but […]

     
  • Upgrading standard-equipment audio

    Upgrading standard-equipment audio

    If you’ve ever thought about it, and lots of people haven’t, you’ve probably concluded that the audio in your car is pretty lousy. And if you’ve ever been in a […]

     
  • Some disasters of Australian car manufacturing

    Some disasters of Australian car manufacturing

    Here’s an exercise for the Australia Day weekend: If you were asked to develop the ideal car for this country which way would you go? Would it be a big, […]

     
  • How to pick a Lamborghini owner

    How to pick a Lamborghini owner

    It’s an unfortunate truth that there are more Lamborghini key rings than there are Lamborghinis, and if the guy flashing the tag with the charging bull seems to be spouting […]

     
  • The truth about car collecting

    The truth about car collecting

    Making money on cars is one of those things that only ever happens to other people, but tipping money into something that makes you feel good, everyone does that. So […]

     
  • Kia Cerato

    Kia Cerato

    Carbon fibre is strong stuff and very lightweight, a natural for car building. But being extremely expensive it only turns up in money-is-no-object sports cars like Ferraris and McLarens. It’s […]