How a damper works
29 Oct 2018

Explained: What is a Damper and How does it work?

Everyone knows that a car’s suspension has something called a damper. In our latest five-minute explainer we explain what a damper is and how it works.

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power and torque explained
22 Oct 2018

What is power (kW) and torque (Nm)?

How many times have you read the word horsepower and had almost no idea what it actually means? We explain the difference between power and torque.

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buying a used car
18 Oct 2018

How to buy a used car – Assessing body condition

When it comes to buying a used car, you need to pay particular attention to the body and its condition because fixing a crumbling car can cost a small fortune. Here’s what you need to look out for.

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Hyundai Elantra SR
15 Oct 2018

How does a turbocharger work?

Turbochargers are becoming more common as a way of getting more power out of smaller engines but how does a turbocharger work?

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Practical Motoring says: The new i30 N might be Brand H’s first real high-performance hatchback, but it’s good enough that you’ll never have to use the patronising `for a first effort’ line. We’d be inclined to pay the extra $3K for the Luxury pack, purely for the lift it gives the otherwise drab interior. Beyond that, the N has the smarts, the safety, and the warranty that makes any Hyundai a price-point warrior, but combines those attributes with the handling and point-to-point zap of a true hot-hatch. 86.67%
29 Mar 2018

2018 Hyundai i30 N Performance Review

Dave Morley’s 2018 Hyundai i30 N Performance Review with pricing, specs, performance, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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local suspension tune for the i30 N
20 Mar 2018

Hyundai i30 N gets Australia-specific suspension tune

Hyundai Australia pushed hard for a local suspension tune for the i30 N which allows a bit more body-roll and more relaxed big bump recovery…

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The all-new Hyundai i30 N will undercut key competitor the VW Golf GTI when it launches here in March, with the more-power i30 N listing from $39,990+ORC.
20 Mar 2018

2018 Hyundai i30 N manual only…for now

The Hyundai i30 N is launching in Australia this week with a manual transmission only…an eight-speed DCT is in the works but it won’t be here until 2019. Hmmm.

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2018 Nissan Navara Review 75%
28 Feb 2018

2018 Nissan Navara Review

Dave Morley’s 2018 Nissan Navara Review with pricing, specs, performance, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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2018 Holden Commodore Review 83.33%
15 Feb 2018

2018 Holden Commodore Review

Dave Morley’s 2018 Holden Commodore Review with pricing, specs, performance, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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2018 Holden Commodore VXR
15 Feb 2018

Is the new Holden a dinky-di Commodore? You might be surprised by the answer…

The ‘Australianised’ ZB Holden Commodore that’s melting the Internet was very nearly built here… but would that have made its reception any different?

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2018 Holden Commodore VXR revealed
06 Feb 2018

Is the new Holden Commodore an instant orphan?

The latest ZB Commodore, launched this week is not only the first imported Commodore; it could also be the shortest lived of the lot.

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