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Modern Cars

Rise of SUVs in Australia and what makes them popular

Rise of SUVs in Australia and what makes them popular

What is an SUV? An SUV is an abbreviation for ‘sports utility vehicle’. In the past, SUVs were deemed as light commercial vehicl...

60th Anniversary Fiat 500 – A Special Fiat

60th Anniversary Fiat 500 – A Special Fiat

The limited-edition 60th Anniversary Fiat 500, designed in Turin, Italy, is a compliment to the original Fiat 500. It has the distinct vogui...

What’s next for the modified car community?

What’s next for the modified car community?

On a recent trip to Japan, I decided to visit the Nismo store located in Ginza. I was welcomed in to the store with a rotating stand with th...

Classic Cars

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale: The most beautiful car ever?

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale: The most beautiful car ever?

Many people have their favourites cars, some old, some new. Then there are some cars that are considered classics. They stand well above oth...

BMW M3 E30: Is This The Best M3 Built?

BMW M3 E30: Is This The Best M3 Built?

The BMW M3 is an iconic car. A combination of sport, luxury, and practicality, it has always been a head turner. But there is a decade long ...

Volkswagen Kombi, why do people love it?

Volkswagen Kombi, why do people love it?

The Volkswagen Kombi started life at the Wolfsburg factory in 1949, it has now become an iconic vehicle. In Australia recently prices have s...

Motorsport

Daniel Ricciardo: Is his Renault move the right choice?

Daniel Ricciardo: Is his Renault move the right choice?

Daniel Ricciardo Daniel Ricciardo is often regarded as one of the most talented Formula 1 drivers on the current grid. Unfortunately though,...

WRC in chilly North Wales: Llandudno

WRC in chilly North Wales: Llandudno

WRC (World Rally Championship) is back this weekend! Where? North Wales. The WRC which was formed in 1973 is the highest tier international ...

Williams Woes: What has Happened?

Williams Woes: What has Happened?

Williams is a famous name in Formula One, but during this season, the team has had a case of the Williams Woes. As a result Stroll and Sirot...

Projects

Volkswagen Beetle engine conversions!

Volkswagen Beetle engine conversions!

The Volkswagen Beetle Manufactured from 1938 to 2003, with over 21 million examples manufactured, the Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most i...

The basic steps on how to build a cafe racer

The basic steps on how to build a cafe racer

What is a cafe racer? A cafe racer is a minimalist retro styled motorbike often a result of a customisation from older factory models. A typ...

Australian Winter a Little Cold? Turn Your Car into a Hot Tub!

Australian Winter a Little Cold? Turn Your Car into a Hot Tub!

Can you turn your car into a hot tub? Well that is exactly what popular mad man Colin Furze did! How did he do it? Colin Furze, a former plu...

How-To

Change Your Car Battery: How to Guide

Change Your Car Battery: How to Guide

1. Do I need to change my battery? Automotive batteries, just like any normal battery have a finite lifespan. So when the time comes you wil...

Change Your Car Tyre: How-To Guide

Change Your Car Tyre: How-To Guide

1. Do you need to change your car tyre? Firstly, do you need to change your car tyre? Reasons that you might need to change your tyre includ...

Change Your Car Oil: How-To Guide

Change Your Car Oil: How-To Guide

1. Do you need to change your car oil? Before you begin, lets make sure you really need to change your car oil. The first thing to ensure is...

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