Ford Everest 4WD driving on unsealed road
22 Jun 2018

How to drive on dirt roads – Everything you need to know

Driving on dirt roads is very different to driving on bitumen. Here’s what you need to know, from setting up your vehicle, tyre pressures, to handling corrugations and more.

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13 Jun 2018

2018 Holden Commodore VXR – Technical Details Explained

The all-new Holden Commodore VXR has torque vectoring, all-wheel drive, a nine-speed auto and no rear differential…we explain how it all works and what makes the set up more clever than you think…

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2018 Hyundai i30 N Performance Review
05 Jun 2018

What is overboost?

Overboost is becoming a common feature of turbocharged vehicles, providing turbocharged engines with an extra kick of power.

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How to drive in the snow
31 May 2018

Winter is Coming – How to drive on snow and ice

With winter about to hit Australia and many of the parts copping an early icy blast, we thought it timely to provide tips on how to drive in snow and ice.

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Driving through water can be an intimidating experience for novices and experts alike. Here are our tips on how to handle water crossings.
30 May 2018

The Gear You Need for Water Crossings in your 4×4

Sooner or later all four-wheel drivers will inevitably encounter a water crossing. If you want to make a safe crossing, you’ll need to make sure your 4×4 is properly equipped for the task at hand.

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The Ford Everest offers plenty of room for packing everything you'll need on a 4x4 road trip
24 May 2018

How To Pack your 4×4 wagon

Put some thought into packing gear into your 4×4 for the big trip and you’ll always know where your stuff is…

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Off-road driving myths busted
18 May 2018

How To: Beach Driving with your 4×4

Beach driving with your 4×4 can be a lot of fun but it can also be dangerous if you don’t play by the rules.

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2018 Subaru XV 2.0i-S Review
17 May 2018

Best Compact AWD SUVs

For many, a small all-wheel drive wagon offers more capability than they’ll ever need. Loaded with equipment, it’s no wonder these practical and economical do-it-alls are so popular. Here are the best compact AWD SUVs on the market.

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The battery in your car can and will go flat and as Murphy’s Law dictates, when it’s most inconvenient for you. Here's how to change a car battery.
14 May 2018

How to maintain your car battery

We bust a few myths about how to maintain your car battery and tell you one of the key DIY fails when it comes to replacing your car battery.

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Jeep Compass 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment
14 May 2018

2018 Jeep Compass 8.4-inch Uconnect Infotainment Review

Infotainment is growing in importance and complexity, this week, we review the Jeep Compass 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment system.

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09 May 2018

Choosing a 4×4 Towing Vehicle – What should you be looking for?

When it comes to choosing a 4×4 towing vehicle to haul your camper trailer or caravan, there are a whole raft of things you need to consider, like towing capacity, engine, transmission, and more.

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ARB range for Mitsubishi Triton
08 May 2018

Worksite to Campsite: Transform your 4×4 ute into a tourer

Four-wheel drive utilities are extremely versatile vehicles but if you want to set them up as touring rigs there are several modifications to be made. Here’s the gear you need to transform your 4×4 ute into a tourer.

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ban diesel cars from Paris
02 May 2018

Smoke Signals. What does the smoke from my car exhaust mean?

Have you ever started your car and seen a big puff of smoke plume out from behind it? Here’s how to tell what the smoke from your car’s exhaust pipe means.

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Calls to lower the blood alcohol limit to 0.02 in Australia
30 Apr 2018

Myth-Busting: I’m safe to drive after one or two drinks, right?

Most people will claim that they’re ‘well under the limit’ and thus fine to drive after having one or two alcoholic drinks. But are you safe to drive after one or two drinks?

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25 Apr 2018

Why aren’t 4×4 manufacturers clear about ground clearance?

Ground clearance is a fundamental measurement for 4x4s, but it’s not always what you think and the message from car makers can be confusing.

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