Commodore Why Bother

June 18, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

Will Punters Really Buy A European ‘Commodore’? Can’t really understand why Holden is bothering with a new Commodore after it pulls the pin on local manufacturing in a few months. They should just bury the […]

277,000km On Original Plugs

June 12, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 2007 Hyundai i30 SR 277,000km On Original Plugs   People love their cars for different reasons – for their performance, style, feel, age, sound, doesn’t matter but sometimes, that affection is down to simple […]

Car Fails

June 7, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

Cars Aren’t Infallible ‘Fails’ Are Here To Stay… Unfortunately. Just because we live in the 21st century and car manufacturing is mostly automated doesn’t mean we should expect them unequivocally to deliver reliability, quality, safety, […]

2017 Suzuki Swift Review

June 6, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

2017 SUZUKI SWIFT Price $16,990 drive away (GL manual) up to $22,990 drive away (GLX) Small car specialist Suzuki has just introduced a new generation, lighter Swift five door hatch, with competitive pricing and specification […]

Track Car For 200 Bucks

June 5, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Track Car For $200 Bucks Track cars can cost a bomb, pretty much whatever you are prepared to pay. Ash Cunningham had been looking for a cheap track car for a while when this […]

2017 Kia Rio Si Review

June 2, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

Kia Rio Si Price $21,490 As Kia’s top seller, plenty of effort goes into making Rio right. Now into generation 4, Rio is a cute little customer with European styling and plenty of features to […]

Give Us A Brake

May 31, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

Oh, Just Stop It Autonomous Emergency Braking There’s plenty of `white noise’ floating around right now about autonomous emergency braking  (AEB) being compulsory in cars soon. Some motoring groups are lobbying for AEB to be […]

Barney’s Evo 6

May 30, 2017 Peter Barnwell 0

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval=”3″ images=”1206,1205,1204,1203,1208,1207″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mitsubishi Evo 6 Barney’s Evo I love driving my 1999 Evo 6 `bitsa’ because it’s bad-ass and looks bog stock. It sees plenty of track work and is a fast car […]

Tolls…a Fair Go?

May 28, 2017 Peter Barnwell 2

Not counting Darwin and Canberra which aren’t technically ‘state’ capitals, apparently Adelaide is the only mainland state capital in Australia that isn’t infected by toll roads with ruthlessly increasing charges. It almost makes you want […]

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