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Top 10 last cars with column-shift manual

Apr 03, 2017

The way things are going – unless drastic action is taken – the art of shifting a manual transmission will be lost in the next generation. Increasingly, Australians are ditching the shift-it-yourself option with cars,...

Top 10 utes coming to Australia in 2017-2018

Mar 29, 2017

The ute is an Aussie institution, with the segment experiencing more renewal and activity over the last 12 months than any time in recent history. If you’re after the best ute, best pickup or best...

Top 10 cars with the strangest engine conversions

Mar 22, 2017

Engine swaps are, more often than not, to enhance a car’s power and speed. Note the Ferrari-powered Toyota 86, or GTR-engined Nissan Patrol we’ve featured, as well as the myriad small cars at Summernats 30...

2017 Geneva Motor Show highlights – mega gallery

Mar 10, 2017

The Geneva Motor Show is easily one of the biggest and most important in the auto industry. Many manufacturers head here to unveil their latest and greatest cars, concepts and ideas. And this year is...

Top 10 most economical cars on sale in Australia

Feb 25, 2017

When purchasing a motor car, the most common recurring cost is filling up. As such, there have been many technological advances lately to get the litres consumed per 100km figure (L/100km) down to previously unheard-of...

Top 10 most innovative small cars of all time

Feb 15, 2017

Once upon a time small cars were known for being spartan and threadbare contraptions, with little to no comforts or features. Because profit margins are usually higher on larger cars, automakers can rarely afford to...

Top 10 long-lost Holden Commodore foreign relations

Feb 09, 2017

The Holden Commodore as we have come to know it is entering its twilight phase. On October 20, 2017, the doors on Holden’s Elizabeth plant close after 69 years. The Commodore story began in the...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 11 – engine install

Feb 02, 2017

It’s been a while since our last update on the Volvo 240GL LS1 V8 project car, but you needn’t worry, it is still in development. Over the Xmas break we had some delays, with all...

2017 Summernats 30, biggest ever – highlights (with mega gallery)

Feb 01, 2017

Love muscle cars, burnouts, and Australia’s hot weather? You must have went to Summernats 30 in Canberra a few weeks ago. If the answer is no to either of these but you’re still intrigued, we’ve...

Top 10 engine conversion ideas for production cars: Vol. 2

Jan 16, 2017

Following on from our popular Top 10 engine conversion ideas for production cars feature (one of which resulted in a controversial Cruze A9X photoshop), we’ve revisited the idea with some fresh candidates. The trend of...

Top 10 Best 7-seat SUVs coming to Australia in 2017-2018

Dec 27, 2016

When it comes to moving seven or more adults, there are two options on the Australian market. A space-efficient people mover or a high-riding versatile SUV. While both categories are on the rise, Australians overwhelmingly...

Top 10 ways people could move in the future

Nov 24, 2016

It’s always fun to speculate about how we as a species could move around in the future. Cars as an extension of human travel are undergoing unprecedented metamorphosis in every possible way; up, faster, nomadic,...

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