4 07, 2019

Canberra road Trip in a Luxury Jaguar XJ Autobiography Long Wheelbase

By |2019-07-15T22:19:53+10:00July 4th, 2019|AAA, canberra, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Executive Saloons, Jaguar Reviews, Luxury Cars, Muscle Cars, Places, Road Trips, Video Reviews|0 Comments

Imagine taking a 1st class cabin on an A380, to connect with your luxury yacht. You’re sitting in a deeply padded arm chair, watching a movie, and sipping champagne. There is a tray of neat canapés, lined up like obedient soldiers, at your right hand. You want to pull down a sun shade, so you reach for a button. [...]

15 07, 2018

Sportage by KIA Launch VIDEO Review in Canberra Australia

By |2019-06-30T13:29:57+10:00July 15th, 2018|AAA, canberra, Car Reviews by Brand, KIA Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, SUV, SUV Small, Video Reviews|0 Comments

Sportage gen 4 has been a favourite KIA since its launch in 2016. With looks slightly reminiscent of Range Rover’s Evoque, Sportage looks just as posh. It looks even better now, especially in GT-Line guise. LED lighting is brand new. There are bejeweled headlamps and driving lights, and an incredibly sexy tail lamp array which make Sportage stunning at [...]

2 08, 2017

2018 LEXUS LC500 Canberra road trip Video Review

By |2019-06-30T02:48:03+10:00August 2nd, 2017|AAA, canberra, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Coupes, Grand Tourer, Hypercar, Super Car,, Lexus Reviews, Two Fat Gentlemen, Video Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

Two Fat Gentlemen strike again. This time it's Rob and Alan are in LEXUS' stunning new GT Coupe. A mini road trip to Canberra in the 351kw V8 barn-stormer on a wintry day is just what the doctor ordered. So, what did they think? It is an unusually long video, but the LC500 is worth it. https://youtu.be/DJ-lptGSvK8 [...]

4 06, 2017

Jaguar’s flagship, the leggy XJ Long Wheelbase AutoBiography goes to Canberra

By |2018-01-18T00:55:18+10:00June 4th, 2017|canberra, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Drive Wheels, Engine Type Search, Executive Saloons, Jaguar Reviews, Rear Wheel Drive, Supercharged, V8|0 Comments

The all aluminium XJ is the choice of many a Prime Minister and a favourite of the royals. It is my favourite Jag and has been for 4 decades, not just because it is luxurious and expensive, but because it drives like it looks. The XJ doesn’t just waft, it prowls. Our car costs a princely $305,995 plus on-roads. The [...]

11 11, 2016

Holden Launches Pivotal new Astra Hatch

By |2017-03-10T14:14:14+10:00November 11th, 2016|canberra, Holden Reviews, Hot Hatch|1 Comment

Much depends on Holden’s new baby. Astra replaces the aging Cruze sedan/hatch/wagon as well as the recently re-introduced Astra previously seen here as the Opel. The svelte new Astra is 140kg lighter than her flabby old sister and bristles with shiny new tech. Holden’s fleet was starting to look a bit tired an emotional ,and Astra goes a long way [...]

23 04, 2016

Kia Launches Tiny Picanto in Canberra

By |2019-06-30T16:15:21+10:00April 23rd, 2016|AAA, canberra, Car Reviews by Brand, City Car, Gay cars fit for a queen?, KIA Reviews|0 Comments

  On a slightly moody Canberra autumn day, Kia revealed its new Picanto to the press corp. It debuted 5 years ago overseas and is due to be replaced by a brand new model sometime next year. Kia has taken this bold move to deliver the current model in time to give it a chance to become a familiar model [...]