Ford Australia has announced the Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 pricing and specs which will be hitting showrooms in the fourth quarter of this year.
The Ranger Raptor will be priced from $74,990 before any on-road costs, attracting a $13,200 premium ove[...]
17 May, 2018
NSW motorists need to be sure to mind the gap and give cyclists a wider berth – this after the new cycling road rule comes into effect.
The new rule states that all vehicles are to leave a gap of at least one metre between you and the [...]
15 May, 2018
Holden has announced the launch of the new 1.6 litre diesel Equinox – a medium diesel SUV starting from $35,990.Showcasing a 1.6-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine, the Equinox oiler pumps out 100kW/320Nm, while fuel economy is rated at [...]
10 May, 2018
Tesla has gained increased popularity in the market place since their first electric Vehicle (EV) in the mid-2000s. And since this increased demand and popularity from consumers, other big manufacturers are following suit. From Renault, Nissan, Mitsu[...]
08 May, 2018
Looking for a hatchback with difference? Needing a bit of style in that mix? The 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class mainstream variants are said to be hitting showrooms in August of this year – and could offer you a sense of luxury you’ve been cr[...]
03 May, 2018
So you are in the market for a new car – but you have no idea where to start? There are so many options, and these can sometimes be overwhelming for the mainstream car buyer.
Perhaps your needs are simple – you need a safe and r[...]
26 April, 2018
While the 2018 Hyundai i30 N is peaking interests and ahead of the mid-April release, Hyundai has released details of the 2018 Hyundai i30 N. Starting at around $39,990 - before any on-road costs - the i30 N will come standard with the higher-o[...]
23 April, 2018
We spend so much time in our cars nowadays, from driving to work to carrying out errands, but we bet you don’t know these random facts about cars and driving!
There are over 13 million vehicles on the road in Australia, and the average Austral[...]
26 February, 2018
A hybrid car is one that uses more than 1 type of technology to provide motion. Usually, these cars will have an internal combustion engine as well as an electric motor – where the electric motor is sometimes able to power the veh[...]
07 February, 2018
The number of recalls issued by manufacturers of motor vehicles is rising, probably in line with the complexity of modern engines and electrical systems. Not all recalls are for major fixes – vehicles are recalled for smaller-scale fixes all th[...]
18 January, 2018
Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and forward collision warning can stop your vehicle and avoid cars or obstacles ahead. In some cars the system operates only for lower speeds, and in others, a warning is provided to the driver if a potential collis[...]
16 January, 2018
“What on earth would snakes have to do with your car?”, you may ask. Well, earlier this year a Sydney motorist had to deal with a venomous red-bellied black snake that had slithered into the engine of his car. This particular snake is a n[...]
14 January, 2018
The car battery is the heart of the vehicle’s electrical system – you really don’t want to be stranded in the middle of nowhere as a result of a flat battery. Here are some tips to help you to maintain the health of your battery the[...]
09 January, 2018
In the same way that your tyres, engine and even your air-conditioning system need to be maintained, so do your brakes.
The brake system on your car is made up of a master cylinder, brake hoses and the brake caliper. When you apply pressure to the b[...]
07 January, 2018
Most of us have heard of brake fluid, and we know that it has something to do with the proper functioning of the brakes on our vehicles – but exactly what is it, and why is it so important?
Brake fluid transfers the pressure of your foot on th[...]
04 January, 2018
Its summer and it’s hot out there. Overheating of your car engine is often thought of as being associated with warm weather – but the fact of the matter is that your car engine is built to dissipate heat regardless of the season – i[...]
02 January, 2018
Do you need to store your car for a period of time? Here are some tips on how to do this so that you can get it back in service as quickly as possible, when the time comes.
Before you store the vehicle, clean inside and out thoroughly – you do[...]
31 December, 2017
Nitrogen is a colourless, odourless, non-toxic gas that makes up 78% of the earth’s atmosphere. It has been used to inflate tyres of racing cars, aircraft and heavy commercial vehicles for some time, and is recently gaining popularity for use f[...]
28 December, 2017
Your car is one of the biggest expenses that you are likely to make – and isn’t it worthwhile to spend a little extra effort to keep it looking and smelling good for longer.
Start off with the interior – using electrical devices su[...]
26 December, 2017
The seats in your car, especially the driver’s seat, are critical to the level of usability and comfort of your vehicle – but how much thought to you give to this aspect of your car when making a buying decision?
Here are some poin[...]
24 December, 2017
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