Archive for posts tagged with 'cars'

Kia flies the Koup

Motoring News & Reviews

Kia flies the Koup

Kia has given a whole new meaning to the term “flying the coop”. Or, in this case, flying the Koup. The…

The world’s top ten coastal drives

Motoring News & Reviews

The world’s top ten coastal drives

Pack up the car, load up the driving music and hit the roads with the wind in your hair,there’s nothing like a roa…

Toyota recalls and all-electric BMW

Motoring News & Reviews

Toyota recalls and all-electric BMW

An all-electric BMW will be hitting Australian shores this year, while Toyota begins to move off-shore, writes Chris…

Keep your tyres rolling this summer

Motoring News & Reviews

Keep your tyres rolling this summer

Tyre punctures and blowouts cause inconvenience and even accidents for many motorists during the holiday season. Much…

Running on empty – how long will your fuel last?

Motoring News & Reviews

Running on empty – how long will your fuel last?

Motorists have pondered this question for years: how long will a car keep running when the fuel gauge shows empty?…

Get lost easily? Try a navigation app

Brisbane Extra

Get lost easily? Try a navigation app

Are you sick of screaming at your GPS? Try one of these five navigation apps and get where you need to go minus the…

Chris Nixon reviews Porsche & Fiat Freemont

Motoring News & Reviews

Chris Nixon reviews Porsche & Fiat Freemont

Our motoring guru Chris Nixon reviews the Porsche Macan SUV, Fiat Freemont family SUV and Total Wheelspin by Tony…

Returning to work? Don’t be a distracted driver

City Talk

Returning to work? Don’t be a distracted driver

Now the holidays are coming to an end, everyone is returning to work and the roads. With traffic returning and drivers…

Gauging car app-titude

Motoring News & Reviews

Gauging car app-titude

There are thousand of new car apps being released every week but what are the best and most useful car apps for…

What is all-wheel drive?

Motoring News & Reviews

What is all-wheel drive?

What does it mean when cars are advertised with “all-wheel drive”? Is it the same as four-wheel drive? Which should…

Take care on the roads this festive season

Motoring News & Reviews

Take care on the roads this festive season

The Queensland Government has issued several warnings for drivers over the holiday period – keep these in mind whe…

Holden – the end of an Aussie icon

Motoring News & Reviews

Holden – the end of an Aussie icon

What would Brocky think? Holden’s favourite son and folk hero, the late Peter Brock, would have been the ideal…

Palmer Motorama – classic cars on display

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Palmer Motorama – classic cars on display

Palmer Motorama is the Sunshine Coast’s newest tourist attraction, housing 100 vehicles from Clive Palmer’s personal…

Palmer Motorama

Event Guide

Palmer Motorama

100 classic vehicles motor into Palmer Coolum Resort and engines are revving for Clive Palmer’s multi-million…

What’s the point of televised traffic reports?

Brisbane's Voice

What’s the point of televised traffic reports?

Just what is the point of those eye-in the-sky traffic reports on the evening TV news? Some guy or gal flies over a…

The lowdown on Car of the Year awards

Brisbane's Voice

The lowdown on Car of the Year awards

‘Tis the season for Car of the Year awards and, let me warn you before you slap a deposit on a winner, they’re all likel…

Queensland roads to be reviewed

Motoring News & Reviews

Queensland roads to be reviewed

100 Queensland roads will be reviewed in the new year to determine whether their speed limits need to be altered. Ever…

Mad about cars

Brisbane's Voice

Mad about cars

“Oh, you write about cars?” I can see a dull veil slide down over the speaker’s eyes as though I have exhaled some…