VW’s Tiguan 162TSI Sportline, a rapid $45,990 mid-size SUV, packs the Golf GTI’s turbo engine. The “sport” part of the badge is not an immodest claim
A DRIVER has thrown away what would be many people’s dream ride — a McLaren 720S supercar — by getting it wrecked within hours of buying it.
A MOTORIST’S lucky escape has been caught on camera after a truck driver sped through an intersection and ploughed into a car.
QUEENSLAND’S Department of Transport has posed an obscure question, testing to see what motorists would do if they encountered a horse on the road.
NSW will use world-first technology as part of its crackdown on drivers along with harsher penalties.
THE man and woman involved in one of Australia’s most notorious road rage incidents have explained what actually happened.
VW’s Polo hatch stands out in the compact class. It’s pleasing and talented to drive with mature styling and decent fit and finish.
Matildas striker Lisa De Vanna knows how to spot an opening but our top-scoring female soccer player can’t stand drivers who cut off the lane she wants to enter.
MOST Aussie drivers probably like to think they are extremely diligent in following the road rules, but there are some that can trip you up.
REALITY TV home renovators Carlene and Michael Duffy are poised to give their 22-foot caravan the Cedar + Suede treatment
AFTER a number of pedestrian deaths and cycling accidents, one Australian city is considering making its drivers move at a crawl.
DOZENS of drivers who were left glued to the road in Queensland are hitting up the State Government for ruining their cars.
DRIVERS have been forced to abandon their vehicles after melting tar left their cars literally glued to the road.
Hyundai, a new performance player with its road-going N models, is making its mark in motorsport. At grassroots level, the i30 N hot hatch made its debut at the Noosa Hill Climb
AFTER a hectic week of filming, actor Asher Keddie likes to switch off the radio and enjoy some peace and quite behind the wheel.
IT’S costing us a massive amount each year but most of us don’t even use it. And a lot of us don’t even know if we have it.
A MELBOURNE couple were left stunned when they were hit with a $159 fine for doing something that countless Aussie drivers do every day.
Anthony Callea hit the headlines as runner-up in Australian Idol in 2004 but the singer-songwriter has another big passion: cars
Style and rarity count in favour of Citroen’s funky C3 compact hatch, which dips a toe in the SUV pool too. The price and tight space count against it
IT IS a road safety mechanism that you probably don’t even realise is there, but this video proves how important it really is.
ONE Queensland road may be the worst spot in the country for speeding, with motorists racking up over $53k in fines in just six hours — all from one camera.
TESLA is investigating what it called an “extraordinarily unusual occurrence” after a car turned into a flamethrower.
Behind the wheel or at the microphone, host of Fox Sports V8 coverage Jessica Yates thrives on life in the fast lane. She’s been a Supercars passenger and a Moto GP pillion
A SURVEY has found less than half of Australian drivers actually understand what their car insurance covers — and it could cause some big issues.
A MELBOURNE driver has been left bemused after he was fined for speeding on the Gold Coast, despite his car not even being in Queensland at the time.
THERE’S a big part of our daily lives that hasn’t changed much over the years: our roads. But these innovative ideas are about to change that.
UBER will soon be able to tell if a customer is over the limit before they even get into the car, with the use of new intelligent technology.
SYDNEY motorists could soon be hit with a new road rule that would see them forced to slow down in certain areas of the city.
Barry Du Bois is big on lifestyle, so it’s no surprise The Living Room co-host drives a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport
A PERTH motorcyclist has copped a massive fine and four demerit points for an undone chinstrap on his helmet.
MOST drivers were taught to give way to your right when nearing a roundabout, but it could end up costing you big time.
It cost $5000 new and once belonged to fast bowler Jeff Thomson. Now the owner hopes to fetch $1 million when this Aussie muscle car is auctioned.
A RADICAL shake-up of the way we use our roads could backfire spectacularly — and you’ll bear the enormous cost.
MARYBOROUGH was very excited over a first for the city, but it’s just a shame everyone else decided to rip the ‘big news’.
From the space-age panoramic windscreen and sunroof to the funky 3D-effect tail-lights, Citroen’s Grand C4 Picasso is unlike anything you’d expect from a people-mover
The Peugeot 308 GTi justifies its price with pace and handling at the pointy end of the hot hatch ranks
DRIVERS fell in love with this cheeky road rule that let them legally run red lights but now the law is up for review — and not everyone is happy about it.
TENS of thousands of Australians have signed a petition pushing to ban a “hazardous” road rule, but this could be an easier and more effective solution.
On Neighbours, he’s Aaron Brennan but Matt Wilson is more at home when he’s touring the outback at the wheel of a ute, the vehicle he’s treasured since his apprentice carpenter days
DRIVERS are “throwing their money away” by ignoring some of the most basic road rules. These are the ones we’re most guilty of.
MOST drivers are making this mistake. But if you get caught, that won’t save you from having to pay hundreds of dollars.
TENS of thousands of Australians have signed a petition pushing to ban a “hazardous” road rule. And they’re sick of being told they’re “bad drivers” for complaining.
IN THE never-ending battle between cars and bicycles, a new study has uncovered some revealing information about who is responsible.
Barry Hall has gone from occasionally losing control on the football field and flooring an opponent to flooring his beloved Holden ute and revelling in the loss of control on the drag strip.
A BRISBANE bus driver never thought he’d have to press his vehicle’s panic button. When he did, it broadcast a message that saved his life.
WE’VE all forgotten our licence at one point or another. Now you can just carry a digital copy on your mobile phone.
A reader reckons on the new Toyota Corolla, the grill looks ugly and oversize, not unlike a Lexus. It also brings to mind a Cylon Raider from Battlestar Galactica — but it’s not boring
West Coast USA, the Nullarbor, Phillip Island, even India. Big Bash host Mark Howard has done some epic drives but he’s still happy with his surfboards in the back of the ute
Commentator and ex-Socceroo Archie Thompson saw plenty of supercars while playing in Belgium but his real love is V8s — he grew up within earshot of motoring mecca, Mount Panorama
THE steadfast Toyota Landcruiser has knocked the Holden Commodore off a spot neither of the cars probably wanted in the first place.
TWO delivery riders have been filmed causing traffic chaos while riding their bicycles on a busy Sydney motorway - one even checking his mobile phone.
Josh Kennedy doesn’t need a flash car, just one with navigation to get through Sydney’s tricky streets. The Swans captain drives a VW Tiguan ... but wouldn’t say no to a $400K Bentley Bentayga
Australian Diamonds netballer Jo Weston blocks, baulks and physically intimidates the world’s best players. On the road, though, she says she’s a laid-back driver who goes with the flow.
These were the rolls that Neighbours star Andrew Morley didn’t want.
The Skoda Kodiaq is News Corp’s car of the year for good reason: it ticks the boxes for performance and practicality.
The catwalk has taken a back seat as model Megan Gale spends more time with the family ferrying the kids and relatives
A P-PLATER who was snapped eating cereal with two hands while driving down a busy freeway has copped a $300 fine and three demerit points.
Two-time world champion Tyler Wright has unconventional taste in cars.
RIDE-HAILING app Uber is about to launch a new service in Australia and it will mean users can take trips for half the price.
THERE is a huge debate over who was in the wrong during this dramatic driver stand-off on narrow Melbourne street.
POLICE has released footage of the chilling moment a self-driving Uber struck and killed a woman. Warning: Disturbing content
AN Australian city is set to introduce a new “three-dimensional” pedestrian crossing that looks like it could do some serious damage to your car.
Getting his licence was Henry Rollins’s ticket to freedom and a way to see his favourite punk bands.
HONDA is building a lawnmower they say will be capable of cutting grass at 160 km/hr, which should really cut down your mowing time if you own a country estate.
Mitsubishi’s Outlander isn’t the newest or most sophisticated SUV around but it starts at $27,990 drive-away. Even the seven-seater comes in below $30,000 with the current run-out deals.
Radio and TV star Gus Worland remembers cutting loose with the car stereo when he landed his Ps.
JUST when you thought the problem with GPS-tracked bicycles found littering the streets of Sydney and Melbourne couldn’t get any worse, this happens.
Reality TV show host Fiona Falkiner is a cautious driver these days after learning a valuable early lesson the day she lost control of her dad’s ute
A LEARNER driver was clocked at speeds allegedly reaching 140km/h in a 60km/h zone. This was his excuse.
Holden’s five-seater Equinox SUV is originally a Chevrolet from the US, built in Mexico. With some local development work, it takes on Mazda’s CX-5, Kia’s Sportage and the Hyundai Tucson.
Seats that can be configured 18 ways and decent space for four adults helps offset the absence of active driving aids in Honda’s five-door hatch.
AUSSIE cyclists say they are being targeted with sickening camouflaged “mantraps” which are deliberately planted to cause injuries.
Peugeot’s well-designed, affordable, four-cylinder wagon has plenty of go and trumps many an SUV as a family hauler
He had pace to burn on the pitch, but former Test and one-day cricket star Merv Hughes takes things more slowly on his road trips.
AN UNLICENSED driver who was three times over the legal limit has told court she ended up on the busy city boardwalk for a simple reason.
Elle Ferguson arrived late to the driving game, but is making up for lost time
Got something to say? Paul Gover answers your motoring queries. Do European cars follow too close with cruise control? Why do we struggle with constantly variable transmissions?
After a succession of hand-me-downs from the family, Robards found his first dream car on a trip to Hawaii — a roof-down Wrangler for admiring the view. It’s been Jeeps ever since.
Most SUVs would be flat-out negotiating a puddle at a sports field carpark. Not this beast.
There’s an emphasis on entertainment in the Mazda2 GT that compensates for the lack of space.
A NEW company is working to make your ridesharing experience more convenient and a lot more delicious.
Le Mans style supercar wows the crowd at Japan’s Auto Salon.
Molly McQueen gets a surprise reunion with the car her grandfather drove in the iconic car chase film.
Motoring experts and readers can combine to solve on-the-road problems. There seems to be a foible in Subaru suspensions — and a savvy owner gets his hands dirty to find a simple remedy.
Model and TV presenter is a fan of BMWs, two-wheeled and four.
Driving instructor’s slide went for so long, they had to refuel on the run.
THE brawny Ranger ute outsells its Ford stablemates combined and delivers the good for owners — and even a used one will still look good and drive well.
Nissan has ditched family cars for the time being to concentrate on lucrative SUVs — including the more-for-your-money Qashqai
Golfer and television presenter got more than he paid for when he hired a caddy for a US Tour event.
Safe, practical and attractive — especially with Mazda’s ‘Kodo’ styling — the CX-9 is a firm family favourite. But poor fuel economy might put some buyers off.
IT’S a simple idea but it has the potential to save thousands of lives on Australia’s roads in the next 20 years.
Winter Olympian Danielle Scott, a car-lover from childhood, recalls the day she drove a manual — with one leg out of action and virtually without a lesson
IF YOU are the type of person who weighs up the cost of catching public transport versus an Uber, spare a thought for this poor guy, who copped a whopping fare.
THERE is a fresh push to make it legal for cyclists to ride on the footpath in NSW. But here is why I will do it whether it’s legal or not.
Australians have an abiding obsession with SUVs and 4WDs — and Isuzu gets them to muddy those tyres safely and responsibly. We join a four-day sand and bush drive on Fraser Island.
IT’S a dream job for any revhead, but Richard Hammond started out as many of us did: wasting money on crappy old cars.