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.
There’s station wagons, there’s SUVs, there’s people movers. Then there’s the Dodge Journey/Fiat Freemont twins. A SUV look with people mover capability, station wagon style room and in R/T spec, rear seat DVD screen entertainment for (presumably) the kiddies. Punted along by a 206kW/342Nm 3.6L V6 engine alongside a six speed auto, there should be […]Read More A Journey Back To Dodge With The R/T
“Two houses, both alike in dignity….”…It’s the opening line to the most famous love story of all, Romeo and Juliet. It’s an appropriate start to A Wheel Thing’s back to back review of two very (understandably) alike vehicles, the Grand Cherokee Laredo and Limited. The Driven Heart Both the Laredo (entry level) and Limited have […]Read More Opening Lines: Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo and Limited.
Week two of A Wheel Thing’s “The Month of Holden” was spent in the loving embrace of the Holden SV6 on LPG. Although, ostensibly, the same powerplant as the one in the Omega, it felt a touch more peppy, responsive than the Sportwagon although noticeably less zippy than the standard 3.6L, mainly due to the […]Read More Get on the gas with Holden’s LPG SV6