Using a mobile phone while driving
28 Mar 2017

There are no dangerous roads. Just dangerous drivers. Bring on driverless cars.

Dangerous roads are a thing of fiction, but dangerous drivers are a thing of fact.

Geoff Lines 2 Read More
21 Mar 2017

I learned all about 4WD with a Suzuki Grand Vitara

My first 4WD was a 2000 model Suzuki Grand Vitara, LWB V6 auto and it taught me a lot over three years.

Andrew Riles 0 Read More
19 Mar 2017

Why I drive a weird little car… A Smart Roadster

Is it electric? If I had a dollar for every time that question has been asked I would have enough spare change to buy another weird little car.

Stephen Harrison 2 Read More
17 Mar 2017

Seems you can easily modify the 4×4, but you can’t modify driver behaviour

In the interests of full declaration, I must confess to only being a partial rev head and 4×4 nut.

Geoff Lines 11 Read More
car buying advice - reader question - which small car
09 Mar 2017

Choosing the perfect car…

Does the perfect car exist? No. But the perfect car certainly does and here’s a list of the things you should consider when shopping for your perfect car.

Vicky Rowe 3 Read More
06 Mar 2017

I got pinged for doing 104km/h in a 100km/h zone…

Guns, revenue, speed, “towards zero” and police driving standards…

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WRX
01 Mar 2017

The stuff you find in second-hand cars

Buying a second-hand car is fun. Sometimes there are unexpected treasures – coins, CDs, etc. Commonly I’d find these plus lollies and lipsticks.

Juliette Remfrey 8 Read More
Range Rover P38A
28 Feb 2017

Why I bought a Range Rover… from the beginning

Some lusted after the Lamborghini Countach, but for me it was the P38 Range Rover… it smelled of luxury and yet could follow a mountain goat up a track.

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27 Feb 2017

My BMW M5: five things I love, five things I hate

What’s it like to live with a decade-old BMW M5? Here’s one owner’s story…

David Palfreeman 13 Read More
24 Feb 2017

How to buy your new Porsche 911

Premium vehicles like the Porsche 911 have a dizzying array of options, so let Porsche enthusiast Nicholas Travers guide you through the process…

Nicholas Travers 3 Read More
20 Feb 2017

Do you, or should you have a Lotus in your life?

From an HZ Holden to a lotus Elise… should you focus on creature comforts or the joy of driving when choosing a car?

Vicky Rowe 4 Read More
18 Feb 2017

The Ford Everest – off-road touring and my first year of ownership

I’d been considering the Ranger Wildtrak, but the Ford Everest made more sense… my car might now be Australia’s most modified Everest?

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15 Feb 2017

The evolution of a car enthusiast

Modified street cars to offroad 4WDs – how did I end up here or, the evolution of a car enthusiast.

Juliette Remfrey 14 Read More
Tesla Model S and Jane Speechely for Practical Motoring
13 Feb 2017

The tide is turning and Tesla is on top of the wave

Tesla is changing the way the world thinks about automotive transport and it’s sparking an electric car revolution.

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11 Feb 2017

The Theatre of Driving… and why it’s so important

When cars have become so competent in the mechanics of driving, you need a little bit of theatre to make it all exciting.

Stephen Harrison 3 Read More