Remember when Nissan Pulsar’s plagued our roads like mosquitoes in the tropics? In particular the famous SSS hatch was a huge hit with red P platers in the late 90’s. The accompanying repulsive after-market exhaust was a prerequisite. Then suddenly one day Nissan produced the motoring equivalent of Mortein and eradicated them in one foul [...]
Articles By: Chris Bowen
If you’re after near perfect handling, brisk and willing acceleration wrapped up in an in your face breathtaking design that won’t hammer the bottom line – Look no further than the Hyundai Veloster range.
Believe it not today’s modern man is seeking tools that help look their best, unless you’ve decided to completely let yourself go (look no further than EFTM’s Trevor Long.) To the rescue come the good people at Phillips who’ve launched the AquaTouch range of electric shavers with the added benefit of wet or dry versatility.
Brand snobs wake up. Not only is Hyundai producing cars on par with far more expensive and fancied rivals, it’s also lighting up the sales charts – In March they outsold Holden in Australia for the first time ever. We’ve driven the top of the line Santa Fe already so this time we’re having a [...]
Can Holden take the Colorado LX ute and turn it into a seven-seater for the family market? EFTM finds out.
Car manufacturers across the world are undertaking a slow but steady march towards alternate fuel solutions. The Infiniti M35h and the technology it deploys is a step in the right direction.
Boys love their toys and to be honest I’m no different. Consequently there’s something plaguing my DNA that induces a significant kick out of driving life sized adults only Tonka trucks like the Mazda BT-50 XTR.
EFTM was recently given a two week opportunity to jump behind the wheel of Holden’s SUV siblings the Captiva 5 and the Captiva 7. For several years now Holden has done well with this particular crossover SUV, which in international markets is sold as the Opel Antara and the Chevrolet Captiva.
Sometimes a few days behind the wheel of a car isn’t enough to put it to a genuine test. At EFTM we decided that was the case for the all new Holden Colorado, so we sent Chris Bowen to outback NSW on a several thousand kilometre road trip.
You’ll recognise the Astra name that’s returning to Australia with Opel’s entry into the market, but what of their other vehicles? EFTM sent Chris Bowen out to test drive the Insignia wagon, a new name for Australia with a great drive and handling response.