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10 Iconic Cars That Defined the Australian Car Culture

September 07, 2020
10 Iconic Cars That Defined the Australian Car Culture

Certain cars are linked to international cultures. In fact, some special cars can actually shape and influence cultures. Cars have always been a huge part of Australian society. Funnily enough, many of our most iconic cars aren’t even Australian by birth, yet have somehow managed to leave their mark and become widely associated with our nation.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane together and break down the country’s top 10 cars that helped to define the Australian car culture.

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Why Coupes Are Still in Demand

September 01, 2020
Why Coupes Are Still in Demand

Before we get into the details, let’s start from the beginning. What even is a coupe, anyway?

Coupe is a French term, the past participle of the word ‘couper’ which means ‘cut’. Since the 1960s, the term coupe generally refers to a two-door car with a fixed roof.

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Top 5 Overseas Driving Tours

August 25, 2020
Top 5 Overseas Driving Tours

Any car enthusiast’s dream is to own a supercar and travel the world in it. Cruising along wide open roads with the top down, taking in the glorious scenery the earth has to offer. What could be more liberating? Luckily, this doesn’t necessarily have to be just a fantasy. In fact, there are many driving tours that offer this experience for real. And the best part is that the organization provides the car, so you don’t have to worry about transporting it yourself. Sure, these experiences don’t come cheap. But you can’t put a price on the trip of a lifetime.

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Road Rules to Remember Every Day

August 19, 2020
Road Rules to Remember Every Day

So, you’ve passed your test and got your driving license. But how likely are you to continue to drive at test standard? The reality is, we all become more relaxed on the road after our driving test. While some of this is only natural, it’s also important to be wary of picking up too many bad habits. The rules of the road exist for a reason. If drivers get too lax about them, accidents happen. So, in the interest of safety, know your road rules. Here are some of the most important ones to follow.

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Spring Car Maintenance Tips

August 10, 2020
Spring Car Maintenance Tips

After a long winter, you’re probably itching to get out and enjoy the some spring sunshine. This time of the year is perfect for adventuring and exploring, whether you’re on a family vacation or a solo roadtrip. But whatever your travel plans are this spring, one thing is certain: spring is a time for cleaning both your home and your car, too.

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Car Insurance: The Lowdown

August 04, 2020
Car Insurance: The Lowdown

Regardless of what you drive, car insurance is a mandatory requirement in Australia. It provides financial protection against property damage and personal injury. The road is a dangerous place, so driving uninsured is a risk you don’t want to take.

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Australia's Top 5 Small Cars

July 27, 2020
Australia's Top 5 Small Cars

Don’t judge a car by its size. While small cars may not grab your attention on the road, they can still pack quite the punch.  

Small cars are an increasingly popular choice for Australian motorists – both singles and families. This comes as no surprise, with their long list of advantages including practicality, fuel economy, price and maneuverability.

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Should I Get a Novated Lease?

July 13, 2020
Should I Get a Novated Lease?

Want a nice car but can’t afford it? A novated lease might just be the solution for you.

Next to real estate, cars are the second largest purchase that most of us will make during our lifetime. Given this cost, buying a vehicle is not a decision to be made lightly. Many people must save for years first, while others take out a high-interest car loan. Novated leasing is a third alternative. However, before you choose to go down this route, it’s important that you know the facts.

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How to Keep Pests Away From Your Car

July 06, 2020
How to Keep Pests Away From Your Car

Back in 2017, a woman named Shirley Taylor experienced a living nightmare. A swarm of 20,000 bees descended upon her Nissan Juke while it was parked outside her home. The infestation was so severe that it had to be cleared up by the Beverley Beekeepers’ Association.

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3-Cylinder vs 4-Cylinder Car Engines

June 22, 2020
3-Cylinder vs 4-Cylinder Car Engines

The cylinder is the powerhouse that runs the engine. It’s where fuel is burned, creating the energy that drives the car forward. The cylinder is made of strong, durable metal and is sealed shut. It contains a piston that motions up and down, causing combustion. Engines can have different numbers of cylinders - the most common of which are 3-cylinder and 4-cylinders.

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