No Cheapie

May 19, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

Honda has just launched a new Civic hatch but hits the market with a steepish $22,390 price tag for the VTi auto which is the kick off point. What, no manual? Nope, they couldn’t get […]

Holden’s Profit

May 19, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

Holden reported a ‘profit’ of nearly $153m last year which is astounding given the fact that it is winding up Australian manufacturing and has lost market share to about 8%. Scratch a little deeper and […]


May 19, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

  Here we go again more drivel about the end of conventional cars as we know them…. to be replaced we are told by “driverless” cars before 2020 which allegedly won’t be capable of having […]

2017 Toyota 86 TRD Review

May 11, 2017 Peter Barnwell 1

Toyota 86 GT (TRD enhanced) Price $30,790 plus approximately $5000 TRD (Toyota Racing Development) accessories Make no mistake, Toyota’s 86 is a fun car to drive that delivers plenty of driver engagement in a stylish, […]

2017 Mitsubishi Triton GLS Review

May 10, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

Mitsubishi’s Triton is a popular choice for tradies and lifestylers who value its reliability reputation, large dealer network and good value for money. When the new model arrived a while back it brought some new […]

Pete’s MX-5

April 6, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

From Pete in Newcastle I bought my Mazda MX-5 NC 2003 model a few years ago and it’s been a work in progress ever since. A one owner car with books, the silver green Classic […]

Fiesta ST Loses a Cylinder

March 21, 2017 Peter Barnwell 2

What tha…Ford’s new Fiesta ST hot hatch has a three pot turbo petrol engine. It’s a case of downsizing gone nuts and who in their right mind would spend around $30 grand on a ‘sporty’ […]

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