17 Apr 2020

The best new and used 4×4 bush wagons

There are more 4×4 wagons on the market today than ever before but only a few of them are truly bush-capable. Whether new or secondhand, these are the top five bush wagons that can take you to the most hard-to-reach places in Australia… and get you home again.

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31 Mar 2020

Do you need a full-sized spare for country travelling?

Has modern tyre technology made spare tyres redundant, or is it still important to carry a full-sized spare for country driving?

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23 Mar 2020

Why 4×4 ground clearance isn’t the same for all vehicles

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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10 skills the average driver doesn't have
05 Mar 2020

10 skills the average driver doesn’t have

In the same way that smart phones are apparently making us lazy and, in the same vein, here are 10 skills the average driver doesn’t have…

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28 Feb 2020

How to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged

Getting stuck while driving off-road when you’ve got mates around isn’t such a big deal. Here’s how to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged.

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Hyundai IOniq Australia hybrid electric
17 Feb 2020

What is a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric car?

Explaining the difference between a hybrid car, plug-in hybrid and battery electric cars.

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how to replace a car air filter
10 Feb 2020

How to replace your car’s air filter

An easy DIY is replacing your car’s air filter. It will save you money and keep your car running efficiently.

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haval H9 great Walla Steed desert simpson australia
04 Feb 2020

How to drive across the Simpson Desert in Chinese 4WDs

We drove across the Simpson Desert in two Chinese four-wheel drives. The seven-part series is complete and this is everything you need to know about it.

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28 Jan 2020

Safe caravan and trailer towing tips

Caravan and trailer towing is more difficult than normal driving, so there’s a lot of rules to regulate it. Here are five rules you need to know.

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learning how drive manual
20 Jan 2020

Learning how to drive a manual car

Learning to drive a manual car needn’t be scary, just follow our step-by-step guide to learning how to drive a manual car.

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Hyundai i30 N brakes
16 Jan 2020

Why are the Hyundai i30N’s brakes so good?

Brakes are the most important upgrade if you want to track a roadcar, but Hyundai’s done the job for you on the i30N.

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Coolant and antifreeze explained
15 Jan 2020

What is coolant or antifreeze and why does your car need it?

Coolant or antifreeze is one of the most important fluids in your car. We explain what it is and why it’s essential to the good health of your car’s engine.

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buying a first car right car
10 Jan 2020

How to choose the perfect car… for you

When it comes to buying a new car, people often consider price or performance, but there’s so much more than that involved in choosing the perfect car.

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Isuzu launches i-venture club for 4x4 training
06 Jan 2020

Setting up for off-roading with your 4×4

You may have the best 4×4 in the world, but without some extra gear you won’t get far. Here’s what you need to know to go off-roading with your 4×4.

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old car tyres
29 Dec 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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