My Toyota 86 is four years old in age, but about sixty in car years. THE AVERAGE AUSTRALIAN car mileage is around 14,000km, and my car has just ticked over 75,000km in four years. That’s over 18,000km per year, which is pretty remarkable considering I use my Ford Ranger for
Utes are now just as popular for offroad touring as wagons, but how best to set one up? OVER THE LAST ten years the ute has come a long way with massively improved safety, on and offroad performance as well as convenience features. Many 4WD shops now work on more
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Safety before speed, and how a harness bar helps. Many people think that the first modifications a car needs for the racetrack involve more power. Wrong, completely wrong. The priority for just about all roadcars – Porsche and Lotus tend to be honourable exceptions – is definitely brakes. Specifically, track/street brake
The Toyota Camry has been Australia’s best-selling medium car for 22 years. Follow our weekly updates on life with the 2016 Toyota Camry Atara SX.
The automatic Toyota 86 / Subaru BRZ. More than just an easy drive. We continue with our occasional updates on life with a Toyota 86.
The Toyota 86 is one of the few cars designed for motorsports as opposed to just look the part. Three years on, we have a verdict.
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Broken 86. Fixed 86. I was there, but I didn’t see it. Busy replying to a post on the Practical Motoring Facebook page, the first I knew of the accident was the jolt. Not a huge hit, but you can see the damage well enough. Mrs P was driving, and
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I think I’ve spent enough times extolling the virtues of the 86, so let’s look at the negatives. Life with the Toyota 86.
if you’re going to enjoy any car you need to trust it. You need to be able to rely on the car to be there when you need it. Otherwise, plans go awry, people get let down, things don’t get done. Reliability first, fun second. As my Toyota
We say goodbye to our long-term Subaru XV 2.0i-S, an SUV big enough for the family yet small enough that you won’t feel like you’re driving a tank.