Sports cars are, generally, thought of as having a front mounted engine, driving the rear wheels and no roof. That’s certainly not untrue, however, there’s plenty that offer the same ability and experience with different drivetrains and a different look. A Wheel Thing looks at an all wheel drive sports car with a roof, the […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Audi S1 Quattro Sportback.
Hyundai started with names, for some cars they went to numbering but the swing is back to names. The Sonata became the i45 and is back to Sonata. In the three model range, A Wheel Thing kicks of a back to back test with the entry level model, the Active. Powersource. Utterly uncomplicated: a 2.4L […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Active.
Slinky. Sexy. Good looking. Curvaceous. Words once used to describe the better half of Abba are now used to describe Volvo cars. The D4 S60 stands tall in this list and A Wheel Thing gets reacquainted with the good looking Swede.Powersource. It’s a fuel efficient (4.2L/100 km, from a 67.5L tank) 2.0L diesel, with 133 […]Read More Car Review: 2015 Volvo S60 D4 Luxury.
A Wheel Thing greatly appreciates the support that Subaru Australia has offered since mid 2012. As an independent reviewer, A Wheel Thing survives on that support, so when a company offers up two new examples of their much respected Outback, to do a back to back review, that support is deeply appreciated. As the vehicles […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Subaru Outback Diesel.
Mitsubishi’s medium sized SUV has grown considerably since it was released back in the mid noughties. Now looking nothing like the original donor car, the Lancer, it’s gone from a smallish, angular, almost “runt of the litter” look, (with a paltry four speed auto underneath), to a rounded off, handsome, male oriented look with its […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS.
Australia has had a love affair with station wagons for decades; sadly, new Aussie made wagons will cease in 2017 when Holden closes local manufacturing. Happily, there’s still wagon options available and Subaru’s evergreen Outback is a classy choice for the discerning driver. A Wheel Thing’s garage had the company of this classic for a […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Subaru Outback 3.6L.