22 Jun 2015

Holden launches a new high performance sedan – Insignia VXR

Holden will still offer a sports sedan with the Insignia VXR, even if it’s not a v8. The Insignia is an all-wheel-drive 2.8L sedan with a 239kW turbocharged engine good for 435Nm of torque via a six-speed automatic transmission.  It is a European design, joining Astra and Cascada in Australia

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21 Jun 2015

Why modern cars are hard to use

You don’t get very far into life without realising that in many cases, the more you have of something, the less you must accept of another.  WORK HARD FOR MORE money, have less free time.  A bigger TV, but it takes up more room.  The only place you can have your

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2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 leaked
20 Jun 2015

2016 Toyota Landcruiser 200 Series leaked. Again

Photos of the interior and exterior of the 2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series have leaked onto the internet again via Instagram user Hamad123.

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20 Jun 2015

Traction Control is not the same as Stability Control!

Traction control and electronic stability control (ESC) are related, but not the same and the terms are certainly not interchangeable. What they are Electronic Stability Control (ESC) – is a system to keep a vehicle going in the direction the driver wants it to go, which is usually on the

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2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider to go on-sale in Australia in November
19 Jun 2015

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider to go on-sale in November

The 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider has been confirmed for Australia and will go on-sale here in November.

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19 Jun 2015

Volkswagen Amarok’s ‘offroad’ button and how it helps you stop on dirt

Practical Motoring explains the Volkswagen Amarok offroad button and why it’ll help Amarok owners stop more easily on dirt roads.

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2016 Volkswagen California revealed
19 Jun 2015

2016 Volkswagen California revealed

The spirit of the Volkswagen Kombi lives on with the 2016 Volkswagen California which has just been revealed in Europe.

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19 Jun 2015

Take a tough old bag offroading

Sometimes you need to fill in a small ditch, and there just aren’t enough rocks or logs handy, an old duffle bag or traction ramps could do the trick.

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed
18 Jun 2015

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed

The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been revealed although local pricing and specifications haven’t been announced.

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Jaguar XE pricing announced
18 Jun 2015

2015 Jaguar XE to sell from $60k in Australia

Local pricing and specifications for the 2015 Jaguar XE have been announced with the latest leaping cat to list from $60,400 (+ORC) – it’ll go on-sale in September.

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