6 04, 2019

Genisis G80 Launches in Australia in June. $100,000 for a Hyundai?

By |2019-04-06T16:11:18+10:00April 6th, 2019|Car News Misc|0 Comments

The new Genesis G80 will give Australia its first taste of the luxurious Genesis brand when it arrives in June. Through exceptional quality, polished performance and the application of advanced technology, cloaked in athletic and elegant design, the Genesis G80 sedan represents luxury, redefined. The new Genesis G80 is offered in two model grades, with the option of Sport Design [...]

8 02, 2019

2019 Genesis G70 wins driver’s choice award at Chicago Motor Show

By |2019-02-08T09:17:18+10:00February 8th, 2019|Car News Misc|0 Comments

The multiple award-winning 2019 Genesis G70 has received yet another significant accolade from leading third-party experts at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. MotorWeek presented the Genesis G70 with its 2019 Drivers’ Choice - “Best Luxury Car” award. “The ongoing favourable reception our new 2019 G70 is receiving from third-party industry experts including the staff at MotorWeek continues to inspire and [...]

17 11, 2018

Choose Your New Car for Safety: Here’s Why

By |2019-06-26T18:18:39+10:00November 17th, 2018|Car News Misc|0 Comments

We often pick a new car based on how it looks or how much it costs, but a new safety campaign is urging all of us to think about how the vehicle we buy might fare in a crash. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today launched the Safer Vehicle Choices Save Lives campaign, in partnership with [...]

5 08, 2018

How to use a MANUAL gearbox in a 6 speed car

By |2019-07-11T11:02:38+10:00August 5th, 2018|Gay cars fit for a queen?, Helpful Hints|0 Comments

Most modern manual geared cars come in either a 5 or 6 speed “H” configuration. There are 4 and 7 speed models, but these are rare. The “H” refers to a time when there were 4 gears and a reverse. https://youtu.be/UR6r5ZsXD6E Reverse position can vary to any of 4 positions and that depends on what brand you’re driving. As [...]

5 08, 2018

How to Drive a Manual Car

By |2018-08-05T18:13:32+10:00August 5th, 2018|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

Most modern manual geared cars come in either a 5 or 6 speed “H” configuration. There are 4 and 7 speed models, but these are rare. The “H” refers to a time when there were 4 gears and a reverse. https://youtu.be/UR6r5ZsXD6E Reverse position can vary to any of 4 positions and that depends on what brand you’re driving. As for [...]

24 01, 2018

The Truth about Roadside Assistance

By |2019-06-30T15:41:51+10:00January 24th, 2018|AAA, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Top Tips|0 Comments

Most, if not all, new cars come with roadside assist. This package supplied as part of the purchase of your brand spanking new pride and joy. A friend told me the other day that he didn’t need to maintain his car because he got is serviced, and had roadside assist. Dear me, have we really come to this? A [...]

30 08, 2017

Top Driving Roads Around Sydney: The Royal National Park

By |2019-06-30T12:30:58+10:00August 30th, 2017|Road Trips, Two Fat Gentlemen|0 Comments

In no particular order, here are some of my favourite places to drive in and around Sydney. 3: The Royal National Park Round trip time: approx. 3 hours from Sydney CBD Road Surface: good. Tarmac recently resurfaced in parts. Road types: suburban, Highway, country roads Skill Level: intermediate     This is a beautiful drive for a lazy afternoon, [...]

23 08, 2017

Short Drives near Sydney: Berowra Ferry

By |2019-06-30T14:21:29+10:00August 23rd, 2017|AAA, Places, Road Trips|0 Comments

Top Driving Roads Around Sydney: Berowra Waters In no particular order, here are some of my favourite places to drive in and around Sydney. 1: Berowra Waters Ferry. Round trip time: approx. 3 hours from Sydney CBD Road Surface: Varies. Tarmac poorly maintained in sections Skill Level: intermediate   Heading up the M1 brings you to Mooney Mooney, and [...]

16 07, 2017

2017 Tesla Model S P100D menu and interior

By |2019-06-30T14:39:46+10:00July 16th, 2017|AWD, Car Reviews by Brand, EV Reviews, Fastback, Helpful Hints, Tesla Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

Every now and then, something special comes across my desk. When I received a request to take a Tesla, the first thing to do was familiarize myself with the complex interior. I couldn’t have been more wrong. The interior was simplified to the point of austerity. There are almost no buttons or levers visible to clutter the beautiful cabin. [...]

4 07, 2017

Helpful Hints: etag placement

By |2019-11-05T08:30:09+10:00July 4th, 2017|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

  Where do I place place my E tag (for tolls) on my windscreen? A question we get asked a lot. We literally got an email about it just the other day. It is sometimes listed among the stupefying list of contents in your Owners’ Manual. If you can’t find it, the best place is behind your review mirror. A [...]

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