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Top 10 medium cars coming to Australia by 2020

Jun 02, 2017

The inexorable march of the SUV appears to be coming at the expense of conventional cars, swallowing up their sales numbers and splintering into ever more fragmented pieces. Large sedans are on the way out,...

Top tip for not at-fault driver after car accident: Get a rental car at no cost

May 31, 2017

If you’ve ever been involved in a car accident you might have a good understanding of all the steps you need to take afterwards. But there are a few things you might not know, especially...

Top 10 sports SUVs that could come to Australia in 2018

May 30, 2017

With the mid-size SUV segment now the most popular SUV class in Australia, carmakers are presently deliberating whether to pull the trigger with sporty versions. While trendy and fashionable to most people, SUVs are, for...

Modern American classics: The last of the full-size muscle sedan

May 26, 2017

General Motors and Ford revived a couple of old model names for the North American market near the turn of the century, with the Chevrolet Impala and Mercury Marauder. These cars were created by rummaging through...

Top 10 overseas Holdens you might not know about

May 19, 2017

With the current state of affairs, it’s hard to believe Holden was once a thriving powerhouse exporting engines, CKD kits and cars to almost every corner of the globe. Holden initially started exporting vehicles in...

Editorial: How Donald Trump’s latest orders could shake the auto world

May 15, 2017

President Donald J Trump. While the controversial and divisive topic is almost too easy to mock, the reality is that the Trump administration is making some genuinely questionable, if not downright irresponsible attempts at policy...

Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels expansion pack review

May 14, 2017

Forza Horizon 3, the widely acclaimed and best-selling driving simulator game set in Australia, has just been given an outrageous new twist with the Hot Wheels expansion pack taking the game into a new direction...

Top 10 best new cars for Uber drivers

May 13, 2017

Uber is on its way to take over the taxi industry in most capital cities, and is now extending to the smaller cities and towns. We have to admit, it is a great technology, giving...

The story of the great Aussie coupe run-out

May 12, 2017

Australia produced some classic home-grown muscle cars during the late Sixties and early Seventies, which brought American-style two-door coupes to local showrooms. Volume-selling four-door sedans were massaged as designers mimicked the best of styling trends...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 12 – final fabrication

May 05, 2017

It’s been a while since our last update on the Volvo 240 GL V8 conversion project, but that’s mainly because we want to get the turbocharged LS1 just right. If you’ve forgotten what we’re doing;...

Top 10 Australian utes you probably didn’t know about

Apr 30, 2017

The coupe-utility was invented in Australia in the 1930s and often replicated the world over. With our Aussie-made utes on the chopping block this year, it’s hard to imagine we once had such a rich,...

Editorial: Would you buy a $5000 new car?

Apr 22, 2017

Australia is an advanced western nation, with high expectations of what a modern new car is. Even the most basic cars in Australia are available with six airbags, stability control, at least a four-star ANCAP...

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