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  • Holden Astra R – QUICK FIX

    Everyone knows the Holden Astra nameplate, in terms of brand recognition it’s as familiar as Pulsar, Corolla and in the good old days the Ford Laser. But the Astra overtime has been rested from time to time and even sported the badge of its donor brand Opel. With the...
  • Brisbane to the Barossa in a Tesla: Fully electric and emissions free

    Nope, this will be no wine tour. This week we will embark on what we think is the first documented trip from Brisbane to Adelaide in a Tesla relying on the all new Tesla supercharger network. Recently several new Supercharge stations were installed at key western Victorian and country...
  • The future of Trucking – Tesla’s Semi: Huge potential cost savings

    Elon Musk’s suggestion to the Lindsay Fox’s of the world is that there could be cost savings of $200,000 over a million miles of driving – on fuel costs alone – that’s the outcome for buyers of the newly announced Tesla Semi. This thing is typical Tesla – as...
  • Tesla’s Roadster is back! 0-60 mph in under 2 seconds!

    In scenes reminiscent of Apple’s famous “one more thing” at special events over the years, Tesla’s eccentric boss Elon Musk today got the world’s media together to unveil a prime mover – a truck! Called a Semi in the USA, the prime mover is as always fully electric, but...
  • Behold: The future of Lamborghini – Terzo Millennio concept car

    Lamborghini has an unmistakable design, you can tell a Lamborghini from any angle, it’s a unique sharp edged design that many drool over.  Today they revealed something new to pin up on your wall – the Terzo Millennio. This is not a production car, instead a concept that is the...
  • Hertz adds Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Electric vehicles to their fleet

    Car Rental company Hertz have today announced they have launched the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to their rental car fleet as part of their “Green Collection” for those with an environmental consciousness. Beginning as a pilot in Adelaide the Outlander PHEV will then be added to...
  • LEXUS LC500 REVIEW

    Lexus drivers have always been an easy target, right up there with those behind the wheel of a Volvo. Slinging mud at the brand is all too easy, generally the fall-back line is that they’re “glorified Toyotas”. But in truth the brand has maintained a strong presence across the...
  • A Car Enthusiasts Heaven, in Gosford

    Around an hour from Sydney you can find yourself in a museum that would make a car fan weak at the knees. You may not even know that this place exists but we’ve now seen it with our own eyes and we’re already planning a return trip. The 11,000...
  • GOODBYE COMMODORE

    With the Australian made Holden Commodore now non-existent, why would we even review one? Simple really, because it’s not until something is erased that you realise how important it was. So, we went about getting our hands on one of the last VF Commodore examples, a gleaming new Calais...
  • There’s Something About Convertibles

    It was five years ago that I got to experience my first drive in a convertible, it was Hawaii and I couldn’t imagine seeing the place without a Mustang convertible. It wasn’t actually the first time I sat in one, my year 12 formal was made special with a...
  • “TESLA” NSW Number Plate heading to Auction next month

    Ten years ago Alex Ortega saw a story about Elon Musk. Elon had sold out of Paypal and was investing in a new business called Tesla. They were a year away from launching their first car – the Roadster. Alex knew Elon was onto something. He couldn’t buy shares...
  • An Aussie Road Trip made possible: Tesla supercharger network expands

    Tesla has completed an important link in their Australian “Supercharger” network with the addition of five new locations across Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia, some of which enable the link between Melbourne and Adelaide and this means a road trip from Brisbane to Adelaide is entirely possible. The...
  • POPULAR VOLVO SUV ARRIVES IN AUSTRALIA

    It’s the biggest selling premium SUV in Europe and the most popular Volvo in Australia. So, there’s a huge amount riding on the back of the new Volvo XC60. The official Australian launch has just occurred and we sent Chris Bowen to the Barossa Valley in South Australia to...
  • Jaguar’s F-Pace SUV – Comfortable highway cruiser

    There’s no hiding our love of the Jaguar F-Pace.  Chris had great things to say about it, and we awarded it our Best Luxury Car last year.  So we thought we’d check back in and see if we were still on the mark with this Luxury SUV. What better...
  • Living with the Suzuki Ignis: The bang for your buck small car

    When I first drove the Suzuki Ignis at the Australian Launch earlier this year I was impressed, how could they make something so simple, yet feature packed and keep the price low. So I’m going to put it to the test, over a couple of months – lets see...
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