2015 Australian Motoring Festival
26 Mar 2015

A visit to the Australian Motoring Festival, 2015

The 2015 Australian Motoring Festival is not a motor show, and we prefer it that way. It’s motoring heaven and here’s a sneak peek at what’s on offer.

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Bike Sense allows cars and bike riders to get along
07 Mar 2015

Cyclists and motorists in Australia – how we can all get along

Seems like some motorists don’t think cyclists should be allowed to ride on the road… Hmm. I love cars and I’m all in favour of cyclists sharing the road.

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Mustang speed dating
11 Feb 2015

Ford’s Valentine’s Day Prank – Mustang Speed Dating

You’ve been asked out on a blind date with a woman who owns a 2015 Ford Mustang… sounds pretty good, right?!

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Will the Ford Everest be the best mid-size 4WD?
01 Feb 2015

2015 Ford Everest – What can we expect?

Let’s not hold back, I reckon Ford has a great chance to deliver an iPhone into the world of keypad Nokias with its 2015 Ford Everest which will be launched here later this year.

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Merry Christmas Kombi
25 Dec 2014

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from all of the team at Practical Motoring.

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Get sideways with the Local Motors Verrado Drift Trike
01 Dec 2014

You’ll want this: Local Motors Verrado Drift Trike

Forget drifting your car… it’s dangerous, expensive and a little hoonish. Enter the Local Motors Verrado drift trike which allows you to get sideways without being a hoon.

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six car driving videos that are better than Gymkhana 7
21 Nov 2014

Six driving videos that are better than Gymkhana 7

Ken Block, Ken Block, Ken Block… I’m over him. Sure, the videos are good… and at least the first two were exciting. But now, Gymkhana 7, it’s just same-old, same-old.

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Why I bought a 1991 Ford Capri
15 Nov 2014

Owner : Why I bought a 1991 Ford Capri

Reader Phil Martin got plenty of raised eyebrows when he talked to mates about buying a 1991 Ford Capri – he explains why he bought it and why he loves it so much.

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Local Motors Rally Fighter Hybrid concept
11 Nov 2014

Local Motors Rally Fighter Hybrid Concept teased

Part sports car and part rough roader, the Local Motors Rally Fighter is built by the same guys that will introduce the world’s first 3-D printed car.

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Ford teases new performance car
10 Nov 2014

Updated : Is Ford teasing the 2016 Ford Mustang GT350?

The 2015 Ford Everest might be hogging the headlines, but is Ford teasing the 2016 Ford Mustang GT350 in a series of short videos ahead of a 17 November reveal?

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Tamiya Toyota Hilux R/C car
07 Nov 2014

Vintage video : Tamiya Hilux RA1028

Kick back and enjoy this 1980s promotional video for the Tamiya Hilux RA1028 which was produced between 1982 and 1985.

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HZ Holden Snadman Overlander 4x4
24 Oct 2014

HZ Holden Sandman Overlander 4×4 – Friday Find

The Red Bull Australia Tribute Edition Sandman might be a one-off, but what about this HZ Holden Sandman Overlander 4×4 … Happy 40th Holden Sandman.

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cars and coffee
16 Oct 2014

Cars and Coffee – A perfect match

Cars breed rivalry, friendly rivalry, mostly, and there’s a raft of social clubs springing up devoted to car fans and coffee – enter cars and coffee.

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paddle shifter are a waste of time
14 Oct 2014

Paddle shifters are a waste of time…

These days automatics can change gear for you better than ever before, so D is no longer for Dunce. So, are paddle shifters a waste of time?

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Continuously Variable Transmissions Explained
07 Oct 2014

2015 Subaru WRX – an enthusiast’s view…

Looking to get involved in track day activities? Considering the giant-killing 2015 Subaru WRX? Here’s what you need to know…

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