What do you do to improve your baby city car? New wheels, some exterior garnishes, additional lighting and a cool exterior colour. What don’t you do to improve your baby city car? Give it more grunt and change the gearbox is what. And that’s exactly what you’ll find with Kia’s otherwise good looking Picanto GT-Line. […]Read More 2018 Kia Picanto GT-Line.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It means that the perception of beauty is subjective; with the Jaguar XF’s reskin from the first model being seen as one of the most beautiful cars around, it seems that all agree. When Jaguar released the XF, in its initial guise (circa 2007), it was a […]Read More Jaguar’s Xtra Fine XF 2.0L Turbo Sedan.
Holden’s battle to find a worthy midsize car is almost legendary, with one entrant, the Epica, very quickly not finding enough homes in Australia to become anything other than a massive disappointment. The latest knight to take a crack at the crown is the Korean built, Aussie engineered, American named Malibu. A Wheel Thing was […]Read More The Aussie Californian: Malibu CDX Diesel.
The expected announcement today (23rd May, 2016) that Ford Australia will cease manufacturing operations from 2016 has, effectively, its roots going back to the release of the AU Falcon. No matter the ride quality, it was seen as one of the most hideously ugly cars, inside and out, to have been released and was very […]Read More Ford Australia’s swansong
In NSW, it’s pretty much accepted by the punters that spend millions of dollars per year on fuel, rego and third party insurance that safety on our roads, and, indeed, Australia wide, is relegated to an also run status due to the seemingly obsessive focus on safety disguised as revenue raising from speeding fines. The […]Read More The state of road safety….
Here’s a socialogical thought: with the reduction, or banning, if you like, of being able to discipline children, being able to take responsibility for your actions seems to have suffered a corresponding decrease. On the roads, a dangerous workplace exists, with the basics of driving seemingly forgotten while saying “It’s not my problem” taking over. […]Read More Responsibility….or lack thereof…a killer?