Hema HX-1 Review
15 Jan 2019

Hema HX-1 Navigator Review

The Hema HX-1 Navigator makes finding your way easy, no matter whether you’re on the road or off it.

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old car tyres
14 Jan 2019

Are part-worn, used, or second-hand tyres safe?

Part-worn, used or second-hand tyres are less of an issue in Australia than in Europe but plenty of places here still advertise them. So, are part-worn tyres safe?

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2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Review
07 Jan 2019

What is Subaru’s X-Mode and how does it work?

It reads like it might be a gimmick but X-Mode is anything but…Here we explain what X-Mode is and how it works.

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average speed camera
02 Jan 2019

What’s an average speed camera and how do they work?

With their use becoming more and more widespread, we explain what an average speed camera is and how it works.

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02 Jan 2019

Lightforce Genesis 210mm LED Review

If you’re going to drive at night on country or outback roads your vehicle’s headlights will need all the help they can get. These Australian designed and made Lightforce Genesis LED driving lights are bright enough to turn night into day.

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How to choose a pressure washer
27 Dec 2018

How to wash a car with a pressure washer

A pressure washer can cut down time when washing your car and leave it looking like a million bucks. Here’s how to wash a car with a pressure washer.

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2018 Toyota Kluger Grande Review
24 Dec 2018

How does an airbag work?

We all know that airbags save lives and while things like autonomous emergency braking are grabbing headlines airbags are vital for occupant protection. But, how does an airbag work?

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01 The recovery points should be located where the strap won’t foul with other vehicle accessories or bodywork
20 Dec 2018

Rated Recovery Points Explained

When you buy a vehicle recovery kit it will include rated shackles and rated recovery straps, but these won’t be of much use unless you have rated recovery points affixed to your 4×4.

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19 Dec 2018

Track-tested: Bridgestone Potenza S007A

Tyre technology is improving year on year, but it’s hard to tell because tyres still look black, round and boring. We track-test the all-new Bridgestone Potenza S007A.

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2018 Audi RS4 Avant Review
17 Dec 2018

Is it bad to redline your engine?

Take it to the limit…movies and accepted wisdom that redlining your car extracts the last drop of oomph out of it do more harm than good. We explain why it’s bad to redline your engine.

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AdBlue
12 Dec 2018

What is AdBlue and why do you need to know?

As emissions controls became stricter in Europe, car makers with diesel vehicles needed a way of cleaning up nitrogen oxide emissions. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (AdBlue) was born.

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tyre rotation explained
11 Dec 2018

Tyre Rotation Explained for 4x4s

Tyres are a known consumable and given they’re your vehicle’s only contact with the road it pays to keep them in top nick. That means regular inspections and pressure checks as well as rotating them – here’s what you need to know.

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07 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best Medium SUV models for over $40K

THERE is an equation with the following medium SUV models that many families will like. Each is priced at over $40,000 but below $55,000 even when on-road costs are included. That means, driveaway no more to pay, out the dealership door and no more. They all have all-wheel drive as

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06 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best Medium SUV models for under $40K

FOR THE first time last year, SUV sales overtook passenger cars. And now so far this year, the medium SUV segment has soared past the previously dominant small car class. Australians want mid-sized SUVs, specifically 174,094 of them that were sold from January to October 2018, up 7.5 per cent

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04 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best 4×4 Dual-Cab Utes for over $50k

There is nowhere for a dual-cab 4×4 ute to hide when it costs over $50K plus on-road costs. SOME utes under that threshold focus on rugged simplicity and value for money over a passenger car-like level of performance, convenience equipment and active safety technology. But if the top dogs want

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