Dirt-busting fuel... fact or fiction?
20 Nov 2018

Dirt-Busting Fuel… fact or fiction?

Most fuel companies in Australia claim their high-octane fuel contains dirt-busting properties… but what does that mean?

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Mitsubishi Triton GLX+
15 Nov 2018

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

Dual-cab 4×4 utes are looking likely to overtake SUVs as the next must-have family vehicle, and already out-sell some SUV categories. Here’s our list of the Top 5 Best Dual-Cab 4×4 Utes for less than $50k.

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fuel consumption testing - rolling road
05 Nov 2018

What is the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP)?

The Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure is now in-force in Europe but what is it? Here’s everything you need to know about it.

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Subaru Impreza 2.0i-L
29 Oct 2018

Top 5 Best Small Cars Over $25,000

Looking for a small car with all the creature comforts? Something a little fun to drive or one that’s a bit of both? Here we list the Top 5 Best Small Cars Over $25,000.

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How a damper works
29 Oct 2018

Explained: What is a Damper and How does it work?

Everyone knows that a car’s suspension has something called a damper. In our latest five-minute explainer we explain what a damper is and how it works.

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23 Oct 2018

Top 5 Best Small Cars Under $25k

Australians might be flocking to SUVs but small cars are still the best-sellers overall. Here are the top 5 best small cars under $25k.

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power and torque explained
22 Oct 2018

What is power (kW) and torque (Nm)?

How many times have you read the word horsepower and had almost no idea what it actually means? We explain the difference between power and torque.

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buying a used car
18 Oct 2018

How to buy a used car – Assessing body condition

When it comes to buying a used car, you need to pay particular attention to the body and its condition because fixing a crumbling car can cost a small fortune. Here’s what you need to look out for.

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How to choose a pressure washer
16 Oct 2018

How to choose a pressure washer

Pressure washers are becoming more and more popular for use around the house and particularly when cleaning a vehicle, here’s how to choose a pressure washer for your car or 4×4.

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Hyundai Elantra SR
15 Oct 2018

How does a turbocharger work?

Turbochargers are becoming more common as a way of getting more power out of smaller engines but how does a turbocharger work?

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Desert driving tips
09 Oct 2018

Desert Driving Tips – Off-Road Driving Techniques

Australia’s central deserts offer some of the most spectacular and isolated terrain on the planet and everyone should take the time to experience the serenity that this amazing environment has to offer. Here are our desert driving tips.

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2017 Škoda Octavia RS 245 Wagon.
02 Oct 2018

Top 5 Best Real-World Performance Cars with Four Seats

There are plenty of performance cars on the market but most cost the earth and plenty only have two usable seats, so, here’s our list of the top 5 best real-world performance cars with four seats.

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Practical Motoring Says: For those after a hero 4x4 ute, the Holden Colorado Z71 has certainly got the look, and since its late-2016 update, which introduced a host of chassis and suspension changes, as well as exterior and interior styling tweaks, it now offers the on-road style and performance to match it with the best in class. It’s lacking a little in off-road performance, but that’s nothing that can’t be remedied by the 4x4 aftermarket.
01 Oct 2018

Top 5 4×4 Vehicle Choice Questions You Should Ask Yourself

Here are the top 5 4×4 vehicle choice questions you should ask yourself before going to buy a new fourby.

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25 Sep 2018

26 laps of the Nurburgring in a Ford Fiesta ST…Just because

Heaven… Or how I lapped the Nurburgring 26 times (or more than 500km) in a Ford Fiesta ST. And you can too – here’s what you need to know.

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10 Sep 2018

How to prepare for remote camping with a camper trailer or caravan

Camping is the gateway to remote area travel, so it’s a good skill to master. Here’s how to prepare for remote camping with a camper trailer or caravan.

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