Some years ago, here in Australia, we could buy an icecream called a Yeti. The catchphrase in the advertising was “Did you get a Yeti yet?”. Sure, it’s an odd way to introduce the Skoda Yeti but appropriate. Why? Barring a couple of things, it’s a pretty decent car for what it is. Powersource. The […]Read More 2015 Skoda Yeti Active: Car Review
Small cars divide opinion; are they safe, are they slow with people in them, are they really that economical? Volkswagen offers drivers a choice of two small cars, being the up! and the Polo. A Wheel Thing trundled around in the Polo 81TSI Comfortline with these questions being asked. And answered. Powersource. It’s a miniscule […]Read More Volkswagen Polo 81TSI Comfortline: Car Review
A Wheel Thing is wrapping up a month of Volvo with the XC60 T5; the upper mid sizer is a great way to travel, comfortable and roomy and a fantastic long distance traveller. Powersource. It’s the now familiar 2.0L turbo petrol engine, with that 350Nm of torque from 1500 to 4500 revs. Performance is slightly […]Read More Volvo XC 60 T5: The Review.
In the third (and unexpected) V40 to be parked in A Wheel Thing’s garage, due to a minor but potentially non road worthy sensor glitch in the scheduled S60 sedan, the newly released Cross Country version was offered as a replacement, with the S60 being rescheduled. As such, this review will look at the differences […]Read More Volvo V40 Cross Country: The Review.
Elon Musk is one far seeing individual; not only does he have his fingers in the space and mass transportation pies (Space X and Hyperloop) he wants electric cars in everyone’s garage. It’s a dream that many have had and many have failed at. Sure, there’s hybrids and almost fully electric cars such as the […]Read More 2015 Tesla S 85. The Review.