30 Jul 2015

Senator Ricky Muir talks to Practical Motoring

Senator Ricky Muir is the only parliamentarian in Australia that’s been elected as a motoring enthusiast, so we thought we’d catch up after his first year in office. IT’S A COLD SUNDAY morning at the Maffra & District Car Club headquarters in Boisdale, about half an hour’s drive north of Sale, Victoria.

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New Ford Everest revealed in Thailand
30 Jul 2015

2015 Ford Everest to target Toyota Prado

According to Ford’s Trevor Worthington, the 2015 Ford Everest, launching in Thailand this week, is out of the league of similar seven-seater wagons and aimed squarely at Toyota Prado…

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Peter Brock HDT Commodore to sell at auction
25 Jul 2015

Prototype Brock HDT Commodore to go under the hammer

The very first Peter Brock HDT Commodore will go under the hammer at Shannons Sydney Winter Auction on August 10.

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16 Jul 2015

Toyota Fortuner 2015: details and analysis

Toyota have unveiled their Fortuner.  Here’s what we know. The Fortuner is Toyotat’s “wute” – a wagon developed from a ute, in this case the new Hilux.  Toyota now in effect have two product lines, 4WD and SUVs.   For the SUVs there’s RAV4, Kluger and FJ Cruiser.  Only kidding, the

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2016 Toyota Fortuner spied in Thailand
10 Jul 2015

2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV spied on transporter in Thailand

With its official reveal expected this month, the 2016 Toyota Fortuner has been spied on the back of a transporter in Thailand trying to hide amongst HiLuxes.

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09 Jul 2015

Everything you need to know about towing heavy trailers

Towing big, heavy trailers is not a matter of hooking up and hoping for the best – here’s our guide to everything you need to know about towing heavy trailers.

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Rob Wilson is driver trainer to F1 stars
09 Jul 2015

Rob Wilson – Formula One’s secret weapon

Even hardcore Formula One fans might never have heard of Rob Wilson, the New Zealand-born racer who helps half the current F1 grid drive faster.

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Skoda Fabia scores 5 star ANCAP rating
07 Jul 2015

2015 Skoda Fabia scores 5 star ANCAP safety rating

ANCAP has congratulated the 2015 Skoda Fabia for the ” providing AEB as standard across the Fabia range” and issued it with a 5 star rating.

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2016 Mitsubishi Challenger revealed
04 Jun 2015

2016 Mitsubishi Challenger revealed in patent filings

The 2016 Mitsubishi Challenger has been revealed in patent filings which reveal it won’t share the new Triton’s front end.

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2016 Opel Astra revealed
02 Jun 2015

2016 Opel Astra revealed – 200kg lighter

The 2016 Opel Astra has been revealed ahead of its global debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

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29 May 2015

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander review long-term

The Santa Fe is one of the country’s most popular SUVs, but what’s it like to live with? Read our weekly reports on the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz B250 4MATIC review 80%
26 May 2015

2015 Mercedes-Benz B250 4MATIC review

Mark Higgins’ 2015 Mercedes-Benz B250 4Matic review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and rating.

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2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS
17 May 2015

2016 Chevrolet Camaro revealed

The sixth-generation 2016 Chevrolet Camaro has been revealed overnight in the US boasting more power and improved suspension.

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13 May 2015

Ironman 4×4 2015 Nissan NP300 Navara VL review

Robert Pepper goes off-road in Australia in a thai-spec 2015 Nissan NP300 Navara modified by Ironman 4×4. has it been worth the wait?

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Second-hand car imports - let's have them
17 Apr 2015

Second-hand car imports – let’s have them!

When local car manufacturing stops all of our new cars will come from somewhere else. So, what’s all the fuss about allowing second-hand car imports?

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