All posts by Harrison Astbury

Harrison is a finance journalist with a keen interest in cars, the car loan market, and industry rumours. He loves 1980s BMWs, and persists with driving a manual even while living in inner-city Brisbane.

Should I upgrade my car’s headlights? Xenon, LED, HID Compared

Mar 19, 2021

Show us ya headlamps. No, not those ones. Headlights are one of the most important bits on your car, so is it worth upgrading them? Every bloke in a ute these days seems to have...

A Guide to Run-Flat Tyres

Dec 28, 2020

Are run-flat tyres a good idea? Run-flat tyres seem too good to be true, so what’s the catch? Like with anything, there are a few downsides. Tyres have come a long way since their inception....

What type of bullbar is best for my car?

Dec 03, 2020

Whether you’re protecting yourself from kangaroos or driving a paddock basher, a bullbar can be a necessary component on your car when out in the country. Bullbars are an essential piece of safety equipment for...

What type of car battery is best for my car?

Nov 23, 2020

You jump in the car, turn the key or push the button and the engine won’t tick over. It could be the battery. Batteries are probably the most important car item that people forget about...

Top 4 Affordable Manual Sports Cars

Aug 03, 2020

With the SUV apocalypse well and truly here, it seems to be getting harder to find a cheap, manual sports car. So what vehicles tick the checklist? First, we’ll need to set a budget. While...

Large luxury SUV sales continue to grow in Australia

Jul 14, 2020

It’s no secret that new car sales overall have been in the doldrums for a while now. As of June there have been 27 continuous months of declining new car sales, when compared with the...

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5 cars you should totally buy with the extended asset write-off scheme

Jun 20, 2020

The Government’s instant asset tax write-off has been extended through to the end of 2020. Under the scheme, small business owners with turnover under $500 million can instantly write off an asset at tax time...

Top 5 fun cars

Top 5 fun yet sensible cars for young professionals

Jun 15, 2020

You’ve graduated uni, settled into a job, have no kids and aren’t a true ‘adult’ yet – so now it’s time to have some fun. What car should you buy? Here are our top 5...