Isuzu Motorsports finishes strongly at 2014 Australasian Safari
29 Sep 2014

Isuzu Motorsports finishes strongly at Oz Safari

The 2014 Australasian Safari has been run and won, with Isuzu Motorsports claiming three class wins including a first in the production class.

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Audi launches S1 Sportback
27 Sep 2014

Audi launches S1 Sportback

Audi has launched the all-new S1 Sportback to the media, reviving the revered S1 monicker – a legend of the Group B rally days.

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport
18 Sep 2014

2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport – The Good, The Bad, and…

Reader Martin Dart recently took delivery of his 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport and is going to write regular updates. Here’s what’s happened in the first three weeks of owning his new Cherokee Sport.

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How to buy a car on finance
06 Aug 2014

How to buy a car on finance

Practical Motoring investigate how to buy a car on finance, do you buy outright; take out a bank loan, novated lease, or a balloon payment lease?

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Truck drivers deserve more respect
06 Jun 2014

Truck drivers deserve more respect

Our ex-Holden worker, now occasional blogger and truck driver, James Middleton, on why truck drivers deserve more respect from car drivers.

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Tony's getting frustrated about the headlights on his Hyundai i30 SR
12 May 2014

May 12: Hyundai i30 SR Long Term Review

Tony Bosworth is struggling with the headlights on his Hyundai i30 SR long termer. He says they’re not bright enough and he’s not the only one.

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Long-term Hyundai i30 SR
06 May 2014

May: Hyundai i30 SR long term review

It’s taken just six months for Tony Bosworth to clock-up 15,000km in the long term Hyundai i30SR and that’s led to its first full service at a miserly $219.

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The i30SR doesn't seem to be particularly efficient, and the lights aren't much chop either
04 Mar 2014

Week 6: Long-term Hyundai i30SR

Having to fill the SR up with fuel more than once a week is getting a bit wearing, says Tony Bosworth, who also returns to the issue of the weak headlights.

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The Hyundai i30 SR's sat-nav is giving us some grief
02 Feb 2014

Week 5: Hyundai i30 SR long-term update

Week 5: Tony Bosworth wonders why our long-term Hyundai SR’s delivered him to an industrial estate when he was trying to get home.

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We're racking up the kays in our long-term Hyundai i30 SR
07 Jan 2014

Week 4 – Hyundai i30 SR Long-Term Test

This week we look at the practicality of our Hyundai i30 SR, and also wonder why its headlights don’t see far enough ahead… Tony Bosworth reports.

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The Hyundai i30 SR doesn't get the sophisticated rear-end of the i30 SE
16 Dec 2013

Week 3: Hyundai i30 SR Long-Term Test

Last weekend our long-term Hyundai i30SR went in for its free 1500km service – the next is due at 15,000km – though the dealer would like to see us again by 7500km, reports Tony Bosworth.

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We've had our black Hyundai i30 SR for two weeks and have already driven 1700km
09 Dec 2013

Week 2: Hyundai i30 SR Long-Term Test

Our long-term Hyundai i30 SR is racking up the kilometres fast. Tony Bosworth, who takes us on a tour of the buying experience and life so far with Hyundai’s sporty i30.

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Our Hyundai i30 SR long-termer is a manual transmission-equipped car
01 Dec 2013

Hyundai i30 SR Long-term Review

Our Hyundai i30 SR was bought anonymously to ensure we didn’t alert the selling dealer and to make sure there is no pressure on us to write glowing reports. Our trademark no-nonsense in-depth reporting will be applied to the SR over every single kilometre of its life.

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03 Oct 2013

2014 VW up review

Volkswagen’s oddly-named up! lists for just $13,990 (+ORC) is well built, safe, and offers enough room and oomph for a family of four, says Tony Bosworth.

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2014 VW Passat Alltrack review 90%
07 Sep 2013

2014 VW Passat Alltrack review

Subaru pretty much had the all-wheel drive wagon field to itself for years thanks to the capable Outback, but now VW is getting a proper grip with the hugely capable Passat Alltrack.

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