Holden VFII SSV Redline: Fast and Furious

By |2017-03-10T14:27:35+10:00November 14th, 2015|Holden, Super Cars, v8|

We bathed in the awesomeness of a V8 Holden on many occasions. The MY16 range features the brilliant LS3 engine from the Corvette. The 304kw/570Nm V8 does around 4.9 to 100kph which isn’t bad for a sedan that can take 5 blokes in style. The LS3 badge on the grille and the louvered bonnet is the giveaway to the VFII [...]

Lexus RC-F: Sounds like Thunder, Goes Like A Rocket

By |2017-03-10T14:38:02+10:00April 23rd, 2015|Coupes, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Lexus, Super Cars, v8|

Yes Yes Yes oh YES: 351kw V8, sexy exterior, loaded with gadgets Oh dear me no: complex infotainment menu, foot parking brake, no self parking option Lexus is one of those hugely underrated auto makers. They are technically very good and are very well equipped. However, some have had some models who were, shall we say, aesthetically challenged. They were [...]

Lexus unleashes its delectable RC-F as safety car for V8 Super Cars

By |2015-02-06T17:11:23+10:00February 6th, 2015|Car News, Super Cars, v8|

    Press Release:   LEXUS ROARS INTO V8 SUPERCARS WITH RC F SAFETY CAR The Lexus high powered performance RC F coupe will feature as V8 Supercars' official Safety Car in 2015 as part of a new partnership between the Japanese luxury marque and V8 Supercars, Australia's premier motorsport series. A Lexus GS 350 F Sport and an IS [...]

V8 Supercars as seen from the Volvo Teams Suite at the Pits with Scott Mclaughlin at the wheel

By |2014-12-07T09:11:56+10:00December 7th, 2014|muscle cars, Super Cars, v8|

Scott Mclaughlin and the Volvo V8 Supercar   A superb day at Homebush where the V8 Supercars series was being held. Many thought Sydney Olympic Park would be an expensive white elephant, but no not a bit of it. Apart from fistfuls of concerts, football games and miscellaneous community events, the magnificent V8 Supercars. Saturday’s event was washed out in [...]

Battery Beemers Looking Sexy

By |2017-03-10T14:39:39+10:00November 23rd, 2014|BMW, Coupes, Hot Hatch, Hybrid, Super Cars|

ABOVE: BMW I8 at predelivery I had to poke my nose in it   It doesn’t happen often, but there are times when collecting cars for evaluation reveals more than a slightly jaded writer bids for. A Beemer is a Beemer right? No, not when it has a boot full of batteries. The new hybrid models show a new direction [...]

Hold onto your hats lads, Honda’s NSX is coming to OZ!

By |2013-09-19T17:11:42+10:00September 19th, 2013|Car News, Super Cars|

Have you ever seen anything more gorgeous in your life? nsx.honda.com.au Here is the press release: In an exciting new development, the highly anticipated Honda NSX has been confirmed for Australia. Honda Australia Director Mr. Stephen Collins, said the NSX will be a welcome addition to Australia’s line-up. “We are absolutely thrilled to announce today that the NSX is coming [...]

Audi’s fire-breathing RS 6 Avant arrives in Australia

By |2013-07-31T14:28:23+10:00July 31st, 2013|Car News, Executive Saloons, Hot Hatch, Super Cars|

Scintillating performance from an Avant: 0-100 km / h in just 3.9sec Twin-turbo powerhaus: 4.0 TFSI V8 delivers 412kW / 700Nm First customer arrivals in October, priced at $225,000* Uluru, Australia, 31 July 2013:  The first all-new Audi RS 6 Avant sports cars have arrived in Australia. Boasting a massive power output of 412 kW and 700 Nm of torque, [...]

What a Clever Little Astra. We drive the OPC and Compare to the Focus ST

By |2017-03-10T15:08:07+10:00July 24th, 2013|Comparrisons, Coupes, ford, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Hot Hatch, Opel, Super Cars|

Opel’s Astra OPC vs Ford’s Fab Focus ST Although it’s been done to death, this comparison naturally occurs and many writers feel the need to throw in Renault’s Megane RS. Indeed it looks good, they all do. You can read our earlier drive of the Focus HERE but we took her for another spin just to refresh. It’s a terribly [...]

JAGUAR F-TYPE: Could it be the best looking Jag since the E-Type?

By |2017-03-10T15:12:10+10:00December 8th, 2012|Car News, Convertibles, Coupes, Jaguar, muscle cars, Super Cars|

        01. The F-TYPE is an all-new, two-seater, Jaguar sports car 02. Front-engined and rear-wheel drive, the F-TYPE is engineered to deliver pure dynamic driving reward and stunning performance 03. Visually, the F-TYPE’s exterior demonstrates a new sports car design language for Jaguar, with cleaner lines delivered through the discreet use of technology such as deployable spoiler [...]

Six Litres Of Motoring Magic: Commodore SSV Redline–THE Aussie Muscle Car

By |2017-03-10T15:14:21+10:00August 25th, 2012|Executive Saloons, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Holden, muscle cars, Super Cars|

UPDATE to our earlier drive of this very car late last year. Full pictures and review HERE:-   I heard this car was being retired from the press fleet with almost 13,000 k’s on the clock. It would have been remiss of me not to take her around the block for one final victory lap. I should declare now that [...]