30 Aug 2017

Taking ‘life is too short for boring cars’ too far?

A famous journalist once said ‘life is too short for boring cars’…

Richard Henning 1 Read More
Holden FX
23 May 2017

Reader Writes – Holden: A Brief History… an Uncertain Future

This is a brief look at some of the highs and lows of Holden’s history manufacturing cars in Australia, and what future it might have as a full-line importer.

Andrew Riles 1 Read More
15 May 2017

4WD: The Journey Continues

In my previous article here, I shared how I learned about 4WD in a Suzuki Grand Vitara. My second and current 4WD is a 1996 Toyota Hilux.

Andrew Riles 1 Read More
10 May 2017

If you have a friend who is a crazy driver…

If you have a friend who is a crazy driver, chances are he’s been crazy from birth.

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how to clean a windscreen
26 Apr 2017

Reader Advice: How to clean your windscreen

It’s not just the outside of your windscreen that gets grimy… here’s how one reader suggests you should clean the inside of your windscreen.

Jason Squire 5 Read More
21 Apr 2017

Life’s Too Short For Boring Cars. No It’s Not

Life’s Too Short For Boring Cars. No It’s Not! Someone I know has L2S4BC (Short for; “Life’s Too Short For Boring Cars”) as a number plate. But he’s wrong. Life’s not too short for boring cars.  Boring cars are what makes up 80-90 percent of the cars available.  As a

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The Suzuki Swift Sport isn't quite as aggressive as the Fiesta ST
03 Apr 2017

I tried to buy a Suzuki Swift Sport. Twice. And Failed.

Yes, I did try to buy a Suzuki Swift Sport. Twice. And failed. I know, you immediately think I’m either a nut bar or just not that smart but please bear with me…

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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.

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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 3 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.

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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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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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