Calais. For some it’s a place to go to on holidays and experience life in another country. For Australians it may ring a bell as a nameplate that came from our own car builder. Holden first showed off the Calais in 1984 as part of the VK Commodore range. The VK was available with a […]Read More 2018 Holden ZB Calais Tourer V6 AWD
Mitsubishi have joined the ever growing band of car makers supplying a smaller mid sized SUV. The oddly named Eclipse Cross fits snugly between the Outlander and ASX in size yet packs a 1.5L turbocharged four cylinder and CVT. It’s a comfortable four seater, has a couple of nifty features inside, and comes with a […]Read More Car Review: 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Exceed AWD and LS.
It’s a nice thing, as an independent writer, to get a vehicle that has visual appeal and plenty of chops underneath. It’s even better when that car is an award winner. The 2018 spec Volvo XC60, starting at a pinch under $60K, is definitely one of those and with a range of trim levels and […]Read More Car Review: 2018 Volvo XC60 T6 R-Design
A Wheel Thing welcomes Range Rover into the garage, with the limited edition Range Rover Sport HST. Powered by Jaguar’s high output supercharged 3.0L V6 and with a bespoke body kit, the HST sits at around mid range (between the 250 kW V6 and the V8 engines) in the cars available. The power plant offers […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Range Rover Sport HST
It’s safe to say that the Gen-F2 HSV range will go out with a bang and a half when their supplier, Holden, ceases local manufacturing of the Commodore in 2017. With the entry level sedan, the R8 ClubSport, packing 400 kilowatts and a massive 671 Newton metres of torque, there’s subtlety and brutality in equal […]Read More Car Review: 2015 HSV R8 Clubsport manual
The Holden Caprice V, in its new 2014 guise, is a combination of street savvy, world champion boxer melded with the smarts of a technical genius. Think Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky sitting down and talking quantum mechanics or relativity with the bushy headed wunderkind that was Alfred Einstein. Chevy’s ballsy 6.0L V8 with Holden’s US sourced […]Read More Holden Caprice V: Brawn or Brains?