RMP_6793
23 Jan 2017

Are you a 4WD Narrowthinker?

Our opinions are defined by our experience, and nowhere is that more true than in car ownership.

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20 Jan 2017

Friday 5: Did you know about these rules for trailers?

Trailer towing is more difficult and dangerous than normal driving, so there’s a lot of rules to regulate it.

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17 Jan 2017

Reader help: What precautions do I need to take when driving my Discovery Sport on a beach?

Last time it was a BMW on a beach, now it’s a Land Rover Discovery Sport…

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16 Jan 2017

2017 Hyundai Sonata Premium review

Robert Pepper’s 2017 Hyundai Sonata Premium review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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16 Jan 2017

Merging madness: how Australia’s country overtaking lanes can be fixed

The zone at the end of an overtaking lane is where bad things happen, but there is a solution.

Robert Pepper 10 Read More
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13 Jan 2017

Friday Five: Do you have the skills to tow a trailer?

Amazingly, there is no license required to tow a trailer in Australia. But if there was…

Robert Pepper 5 Read More
Hyundai Elantra gets 5 star ANCAP rating
11 Jan 2017

Why is ANCAP claiming success with 43 out of 45 cars rating 5 star?

ANCAP is claiming safety success with 43 of the 45 cars it assessed in 2016 rating as five-star cars, but why because not all five-star cars are equal…

Robert Pepper 10 Read More
RMP_8890
10 Jan 2017

Reader help: should I buy a new Pajero Sport or a second-hand Prado?

Pajero Sport Vs Prado is becoming a common decision in the off-road world… which should you choose?

Robert Pepper 12 Read More
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09 Jan 2017

The case for leaving electronic stability control on for racetracks…

Electronic stability control is a lifesaver on a passenger car, but do we need to leave it on when driving on racetracks?

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
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09 Jan 2017

Check the age of your tyres for both car and trailer… it’s vital

Many trailers do very few kilometres each year, and so their tyres are at risk of aging to the point of danger. Here’s how to check them.

Robert Pepper 5 Read More
driving techniques you were taught but are now wrong
06 Jan 2017

Friday 5: driving techniques you were taught but are now wrong

Remember your driving lessons? Don’t pass these golden oldies on to your kids:

Robert Pepper 26 Read More
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05 Jan 2017

4X4 MA/MC compliance: Some 2015 Mitsubishi Pajeros incorrectly plated

All 2015 Mitsubishi Pajeros are MC categorised, but some have MA plates and it turns out its a clerical error only.

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
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03 Jan 2017

Reader help: choosing a touring 4×4 for $30,000

Setting up for offroad touring is not quite as simple as just choosing any old 4X4. We help choosing a 4×4 to suit a $30k budget.

Robert Pepper 3 Read More
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03 Jan 2017

2017 Toyota HiLux extracab review

Robert Pepper’s 2017 Toyota HiLux extracab manual review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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02 Jan 2017

I experienced a Tesla, a Toyota 86 and a Formula Vee racecar all at Phillip Island

I love the variation in my job, which overlaps seamlessly into my recreation.

Robert Pepper 20 Read More