Motoring News

Mon 15 Oct 2018

How monster wave surfer Garrett McNamara rolls on the road

How monster wave surfer Garrett McNamara rolls on the road

Garrett McNamara rides monster 30m waves — almost as entertaining are his journeys in search of swells

If diesel is under attack, what does it mean for owners?

If diesel is under attack, what does it mean for owners?

Europe and the US are legislating diesel out of existence for health and environmental reasons

Toyota’s staple Kluger SUV sticks with a simple formula

Toyota’s staple Kluger SUV sticks with a simple formula

Our family hops aboard Toyota’s base Kluger GX AWD to see how this stalwart handles the daily grind.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Skoda Kodiaq Sportline a close friend of the family

Skoda Kodiaq Sportline a close friend of the family

Like a smartphone on wheels, the Skoda Kodiaq Sportline seven-seater has the answers to many of life's problems.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Never do this simple thing with a rental car

Never do this simple thing with a rental car

SCOTT Sewell’s rookie error when renting a car left him black-listed with a $1400 bill. It’s something we probably do all the time.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Cars that cut your fuel bills

Cars that cut your fuel bills

As petrol prices soar, it could be time to re-think your car purchase. The good news is you no longer have to sacrifice power for fuel efficiency.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Dealer puts crashed car on lot

Dealer puts crashed car on lot

NEW car buyers to be reminded of the horrors of crashes in new safety promotion.

Nissan gives mainstream SUV motorsport makeover

Nissan gives mainstream SUV motorsport makeover

Special edition Nissan Juke Nismo RS get extra power and suspension tweaks to improve performance.

Taking the stress out of car crashes and insurance companies

Taking the stress out of car crashes and insurance companies

NEW service will act as the middle man after an accident, but there is a catch.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an SUV actually fun to drive

Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an SUV actually fun to drive

ITALIAN brand’s first ever SUV sets itself apart from the competition.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

ROAD TEST: Ford’s tough off-roader SUV

ROAD TEST: Ford’s tough off-roader SUV

BLUE Oval’s off-road capable SUV is now more content rumbling around town.

Volkswagen achieves shock turnaround after Dieselgate

Volkswagen achieves shock turnaround after Dieselgate

DESPITE this brand’s two big scandals, customers keep coming back for more.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

ROAD TEST: Mazda’s new family CX-8 seven-seat SUV

ROAD TEST: Mazda’s new family CX-8 seven-seat SUV

MAZDA’S long awaited diesel seven-seat SUV is let down in one key area.

Audi drive day experience: how to sell cars to rich people

Audi drive day experience: how to sell cars to rich people

If you’re rich enough to buy a luxury car, you’re rich enough to enjoy it — and the brands are happy to indulge you with a track day.

Porsche’s bold plan to trump Tesla

Porsche’s bold plan to trump Tesla

THE sports car maker has revealed plans to take on the American upstart.

ROAD TEST: Hyundai'sT two-faced hot hatch i30N

ROAD TEST: Hyundai'sT two-faced hot hatch i30N

HYUNDAI’S i30 N, the brand’s first hot hatch, shapes up as a family car and a weekend track toy

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Bathurst champ Mark Skaife’s embarrassing licence fail

Bathurst champ Mark Skaife’s embarrassing licence fail

MARK Skaife reveals his first driving experiences didn’t go so smoothly.

Corolla hybrid i safe and efficient but also fun to drive

Corolla hybrid i safe and efficient but also fun to drive

The sales climate may be changing for hybrids and that’s why Toyota has one for each Corolla grade.

Are three-cylinder engines louder than four-potters?

Are three-cylinder engines louder than four-potters?

We’ve had three-cylinders long enough now — in cars and motorcycles — to get used to their off-beat character.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Ford and Holden is alive at Bathurst — but not in showrooms

Ford and Holden is alive at Bathurst — but not in showrooms

A WIN on Sunday used to mean showroom sales on Monday. Now, more than ever, motorsport is about entertainment.

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