Courtesy of J.Mohr Photography 2017 
18 Jan 2017

When a woman goes to Summernats…

“Gee, you’re brave …” that’s what the majority of friends, family and colleagues said, when I told them I was going back to Summernats. Alone.

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17 Jan 2017

What will it take to stop us killing ourselves on the roads?

Another Christmas holiday season, another wave of Australian families impacted by the tragedy of our – increasing – road toll.

Jane Speechley 8 Read More
2017 Nissan GT-R review by Practical Motoring
16 Jan 2017

We’re writing for people like you… just look at our review of the Nissan GT-R

For proof that practicalmotoring.com.au isn’t your usual car review site, look no further than Alex Rae’s review of the Nissan GT-R.

Paul Horrell 1 Read More
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16 Jan 2017

Merging madness: how Australia’s country overtaking lanes can be fixed

The zone at the end of an overtaking lane is where bad things happen, but there is a solution.

Robert Pepper 7 Read More
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16 Jan 2017

Rosco McGlashan… a bloke in a shed… who loves speed

Rosco McGlashan holds the Australian land speed record and unofficially* holds the world land speed record … but the Australian Tax Office seems to have crushed his dream of hitting 1600km/h.

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Subaru BRZ as a family car
09 Jan 2017

Does a Subaru BRZ work as a family car?

This week I’ve been swanning about in a refreshed 2017 Subaru BRZ… but I haven’t track tested it, rather I’ve family tested it. Did it pass?

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09 Jan 2017

The case for leaving electronic stability control on for racetracks…

Electronic stability control is a lifesaver on a passenger car, but do we need to leave it on when driving on racetracks?

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new year car resolution by Jane Speechley
03 Jan 2017

The car lover’s New Year’s Resolutions

Ah, the first days of the New Year. When we all promise ourselves we’ll be thinner, fitter, smarter and richer this year, than we were in the last.

Jane Speechley 0 Read More
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02 Jan 2017

I experienced a Tesla, a Toyota 86 and a Formula Vee racecar all at Phillip Island

I love the variation in my job, which overlaps seamlessly into my recreation.

Robert Pepper 20 Read More
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02 Jan 2017

Overtaking lanes… and why they’re dangerous?

Just the other day I was overtaken right at the end of an overtaking lane… it was dangerous. I got angry. But I was in the wrong.

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26 Dec 2016

Looking ahead at 2017 in motorsport…

This year (2016) is over and done with as far as motorsports is concerned, so our Lewis Isaacs lists his New Year’s motorsport wish list…

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26 Dec 2016

Legal country road overtaking is a safety problem

Overtaking and sticking the legal limit on country roads isn’t safe, in fact it’s downright dangerous, but Robert Pepper says he might have a solution.

Robert Pepper 96 Read More
The only thing you need to know to be a better driver
26 Dec 2016

European Commission pushing for mandatory new safety technology to be standard

The European Commission is pushing for 19 new ‘life-saving’ technologies to be included as standard on new cars with the aim of halving road deaths by 2020.

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Photography by Samuel Broomy, @samuelbroombyphotographer on Instagram or www.samuelbroomby.com.
19 Dec 2016

I drove a Tesla … or rather, it drove me (and it can drive you too)

Tesla, just about everyone on the planet has heard of the electric car company and all are in Wizard-of-Oz like awe… Jane Speechely gets her hands on the wheel of a Tesla Model S.

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19 Dec 2016

The case for turning stability control off

Australia has mandated stability control be fitted to all new cars, yet some people insist on disabling it. Are they right?

Robert Pepper 12 Read More