3 07, 2019

Innovation and Engineering Center California: VW Type 20 Kombi Electric

By |2019-07-03T12:08:19+10:00July 3rd, 2019|Car News by brand, Electric Vehicles, SUV, Front Wheel Drive, VW News, SUV Large|0 Comments

Volkswagen Group of America announced a new name and expanded role for the former Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) today, and unveiled a unique vehicle concept that combines Volkswagen heritage with futuristic technology. The new Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC) will be the largest Volkswagen vehicle research facility outside Germany, and serve as the heart of an expansion of Volkswagen’s [...]

9 11, 2017

Watch us drive VW’s mega safe uber-cruiser, the Arteon

By |2019-06-30T11:46:34+10:00November 9th, 2017|Gay cars fit for a queen?, VW Reviews, AWD, 4 Cylinder, Turbo, Video Reviews|0 Comments

We drove the VW Arteon in and around Hobart, Tasmania. Some of these roads are among Australia's best kept secrets. They twist and turn through gorgeous rolling hills, past scenic waterfalls and dams, with long straight strips of heaven. You simply can't imagine how secure I felt knowing the car would pull over and stop if I lost consciousness. [...]

7 11, 2017

We demo the 2018 automated safety systems

By |2019-06-30T11:46:50+10:00November 7th, 2017|Gay cars fit for a queen?, VW Reviews, Video Reviews|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/onbjM6HoYTM This must be one of the cleverest things we’ve ever seen. Not only will the car keep en eye out, but the radar, cameras, and computer will safely steer you to the side of the road and stop. The Arteon will try to prevent secondary accidents by not allowing you to roll off a cliff, or in to [...]

11 11, 2015

The Name’s 7, Q 7

By |2019-06-29T16:45:23+10:00November 11th, 2015|Car Reviews by Brand, Diesel, SUV, Audi Reviews, SUV Large, AAA|0 Comments

Yes yes yes, Oh YES: superb engine, quiet cabin, feels expensive Not so much: the VW scandal, possible resale issues I can picture the Q7 in a Bond flick. It would be driven by a heavily tattooed muscle-for-hire thug. In the back seat, a rancid villain would be running his evil empire shielded from the law by the dark tinted [...]

13 05, 2011

Top Tip 6: The Test Drive, make it a LONG one. If the salesman is cute, take him with you…

By |2019-06-29T18:15:06+10:00May 13th, 2011|Convertibles, Holden Reviews, Honda Reviews, Toyota Reviews, VW Reviews, Peugeot Reviews, BMW Reviews, Mini Reviews, Volvo Reviews, Lexus Reviews, Mitsubishi Reviews, Jaguar Reviews, SAAB Reviews, Top Tips, SUV, UTE, SUV Large, SUV Small, AAA, SUV Medium|0 Comments

You selected a few cars and you want to make sure it’s the right choice. Chances are you’ll be living with this choice for 3 to 5 years at least. If you have your ducks lined up, you’ll have cash or finance ready to roll. Tell the salesman this and say your are ready right now. Tell him that you [...]