Video: ‘Melbourne Cup’ performance car factory quarter mile top 24

Nov 03, 2011

With the Melbourne Cup over for another year, we thought we’d come up with a bit of a cup of ourselves. A factory quarter mile cup if you will. Ever wondered what a top 24...

1969 Holden Hurricane Concept restored to former glory

Oct 21, 2011

Holden has restored its very first concept car, the 1969 Holden Hurricane, code named RD 001. The 1969 Holden Hurricane Concept is a mid-engined, two-seater, rear-wheel drive supercar that was equipped with an assortment of...

Forza Motorsport 4 review (video)

Oct 15, 2011

Forza Motorsport 4 is now officially out in Australia. And now that we’ve played it for a bit, we can tell you what it’s like. Let’s kick off the Forza Motorsport 4 review by answering...

Past Blast: 1996 E36 BMW M3 (review)

Oct 03, 2011

The BMW M3 has been regarded as perhaps the benchmark in high-performance sedan-based vehicles for the past 25 years. Today we take a look at one of the favourite’s in the M3 history, the E36...

Opel Australia coming in 2012 – do we need OPC as well?

Sep 22, 2011

Opel will be opening up shop in Australia for the first time ever next year, and coming with it, we hope, are a range of sports cars that have only ever been available in the...

Past Blast: 1997 EL Ford Falcon GT

Sep 15, 2011

The 1997 EL Ford Falcon GT seems to be a bit of a forgotten performance car these days. With its ‘over-styled’ bodykit and funky-looking plastic woodgrain, it was certainly very ’90s, and much different to...

Ron Howard working on Niki Lauda vs James Hunt F1 movie

Sep 11, 2011

Ron Howard is working on a new film which will capture the scene of the 1976 Formula One Championship, and in particular, recreate the characters and battles of some of the most challenging and competitive...

Video: Bulletproof windscreen shot at by an AK-47 protects man

Sep 07, 2011

This is what happens when you shoot a bulletproof windscreen with an AK-47… with a man behind it, and he lives to tell the story. Absolutely nuts (see video below). The man behind the glass...

Past Blast: 1996 VS HSV GTS-R

Sep 04, 2011

The 1996 VS HSV GTS-R is one of the most unique Aussie-built cars to come out of the 90s. You either loved it, or hated it, and nothing in between. The car featured bright “Yellah”...

Video: BMW carbon fibre SGL manufacturing process

Aug 28, 2011

BMW has released an interesting video outlining the carbon fibre manufacturing process used by partner company SGL Automotive Carbon Fibres. BMW is looking to incorporate more carbon fibre material into its future lineup. The company...

What happened to the Honda we all loved?

Aug 21, 2011

It seemed like just a short time ago that Honda had a big range of desirable, highly engineered performance cars on the market. Cars like the Honda S2000, the Honda Integra Type R and the...

What is: Dual-Clutch Transmission

Aug 05, 2011

You may have heard the term before in various cars, but what is a dual-clutch transmission (DCT) exactly? What does it do and is it any good? There are three main transmission setups that offer...

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