Best AWD Cars of 2018

An All-Wheel Drive (AWD) is a car which delivers power to all four wheels at the same time. Traditionally, cars are 2WD, being either front or rear-wheel drive. Although, an all-wheel drive system is more complex, and therefore slightly more expensive, the performance benefits that you gain are huge. The added traction means you can … Continued

Top 10 Fantastic Christmas Gifts for Car Enthusiasts

Christmas, a time of joy, celebration, and huge amounts of stress trying to find the perfect gifts for friends, colleagues and loved ones. Gift giving for car enthusiasts can make this even harder, being very particular about their cars. This list has been created to help you get out of your imaginative rut, and give … Continued

Top Tips for First Time Car Owners

Buying your first car is a huge milestone; it is a big financial investment and the memory of your very first car will stay with you forever. The first time you own a car, you are starting a new chapter in life; opening a door full of responsibilities that come with running a car. If … Continued

Is Self-Parking Technology for You?

Parking is one of the biggest concerns for drivers. Thankfully, more cars today include “Self-parking” technology. But, it this a help or hindrance?   Basically, most parking systems engage when slow down below a set speed, usually less than 20km/h. The driver then sets the system on so it looks for spaces.  When it finds … Continued

What Does Your Car Colour Say About You?

Just like the way we dress and how we decorate our homes, our choice of car colour says a lot about our personality. It is a form of expression that is unique to each of our identities. Black cars Very sophisticated but without being a show off, black is the colour of luxury and class … Continued

4 Misunderstood Victorian road rules explained

WE explain some some key road rules you MAY not fully be aware of – and the consequences you could face by breaking them!

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How not to over-pay your next car

When making a new car purchase, price is a major consideration. For many, the thought of talking price with a car salesman is a daunting experience. Even after agreeing on a price – many new car owners ask themselves “Did I pay too much?” Sadly, people who don’t know much about cars can be the … Continued

An app to help reduce petrol prices

There is an app for everything and motorists are taking advantage of many fuel price apps that are currently available. 7-Eleven launched its Fuel App in March 2016 and claims to have saved motorists more than $1 million on fuel purchases. The 7-Eleven Fuel App allows you to search your five nearest stores to find … Continued

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9 funny yet interesting car facts

We love cars! Here’s some interesting facts that we’ve unearthed that you may enjoy! Have you ever wondered where the name “Dashboard” came from? It was actually first a plank of wood that went across the front of a horse drawn carriage to prevent the riders getting spattered with mud from the dashing horses hooves. … Continued

Revealed! What women want in a car!

It’s no secret that women are now major purchasers of cars. Thankfully, it appears that car manufacturers have realised this and are aiming their marketing towards women. Today we are seeing more features that accommodating their needs. There are two vehicle segments that have been incredibly popular with female buyers: Compact city cars that feature … Continued

Homer Simpsons’ car comes to life!

Remember the episode of “The Simpsons” when Homer was given free reign to design his ideal car? Well, this animation creation has been bought to real life.

Three car trends to expect in 2017

Every year we see huge innovations in our cars and we can thank technology for many of these. So, what will the big trends for cars be in 2017? Let’s take a little look. Cars will be stronger Many manufacturers are looking to improve the body work of their cars so that they can better … Continued

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Do you make these common driving mistakes?

Every day, hundreds of drivers make these common mistakes. Do you?

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Who really are the better drivers – men or women?

Ask any man, and they’ll quickly tell you how men are better drivers. Stronger. More capable of avoiding accidents. Ask a women, and they’ll let you know how much better they are than men as men take stupid risks, like to show off and basically think driving is a game. In reality, they really should … Continued

5 Christmas driving mistakes to avoid

Enjoy your Christmas drive more – by avoiding these five easy to make mistakes. You could save money, time – and most importantly, you life!

The real difference between a 3 & 5 star safety rating

When looking at purchasing a car, we review performance, looks, features, colours and a whole range of important issues – and how safe it is. All cars receive a safety rating. But what do all those stars really mean – and who is responsible for awarding them. Thankfully, it’s not the car manufacturers, but an … Continued

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5 most expensive crashes in the world

In our line of work – we see a lot of damaged cars…. but nothing like these crashes. Wait until you see the eye watering repair bills. Bugatti Veyron This sixteen cylinder 1001hp was under the helm of a so called bird enthusiast who drove into a saltwater marsh. With an estimated repair bill of … Continued

TREND: Today’s cars are designed for women!

When Nissan’s CEO Carlos Ghosn told the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan at the end of July 2014 that women’s increasing influence on the automotive industry was one of the four major trends shaping the global car business, the other auto makers probably felt he had revealed their secret, as the whole industry is pointing … Continued

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Easy ways to make your tyres last longer

Tyres are the only thing between you and the road, so it’s important yours are the best that they can be. Replacing them when needed is vital, but costly. Here’s 5 ways you can make them last a little longer. 1. Avoid curbs at all costs The next time you’re tempted to drive over a … Continued

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Famous celebrities and their HOT cars

Female celebrities have a lot of things going for them and we love the cars some of them drive. As they have more money than they know what to do with – their cars can be exceptional. Here’s four we like: Kim Kardashian Maybe Kim could start another spin off show – “Keeping up with … Continued

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