I’ve been in a few limosines in my time. In the motor industry, when you’re attending meetings for a manufacturer or importer, they’ll arrange a car to collect you from the airport to go to the meeting location. Mercedes S Class, Chrysler 300, even Kia Carnivals are the vehicles of
Is there a really bad vehicle on the Australian market in 2023? I think not. From those built in Korea, the quality and reliability has improved measurably since the first one was launched here in the early 1990’s Since then the Korean twins, Hyundai and Kia, have kicked a lot
Is there a really bad vehicle on the Australian market in 2023? I think not. For those built in Korea, the quality and reliability has improved measurably since the first one was launched here in the early 1990’s Since then the Korean twins, Hyundai and Kia, have kicked a lot
I ordered a new Kia EV6 GT in May 2022 and have been waiting patiently for it to arrive. Thanks to Kia Australia, I’ve had the opportunity to test drive the twin to my car for the last week, even down to colour. So my impressions of the KIA EV6
By Shaun McGowan – CEO and Founder, Novated Lease Australia Until recently, not many people outside of tax accountants and company payroll officers had heard of ‘fringe benefits tax’. Now though, it’s the talk of internet forums, barbecues and water coolers up and down the country. The reason? A change
Further to my story recently about the impending launch of the all-new Kia EV 9, I’m happy t opublish the offical Kia launch video released this morning. Click on the image below The Kia EV 9 revealed: groundbreaking EV fusing progressive, bold design with authentic SUV character (SEOUL) March 15,
Nine News Queensland ran a story on Climate Change and Energy Minister, Chris Bowen on Saturday night 11th Feb 2023 Bowen was talking about electric cars and how beneficial they would be to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Australia. Here’s what Chris Bown posted on his Twitter Feed “This is
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Straight off the back of a week with the Genesis GV60, this time I’m in the Genesis G80 Electrified Sedan. I’m very grateful to the team at Genesis for making these available for me to drive and allow an independent assessment. If you’re in the market for a larger BEV,
Genesis GV60 wins Best Electric SUV at What Car? Awards 2023 20 January 2023 – Last night, Genesis GV60 claimed the Best Electric SUV award at the 2023 What Car? Awards (UK). Genesis GV60 was praised for its comfortable ride, infotainment system, competitive pricing compared to other contenders, as well
Hello and welcome to my new website thecarguy.com.au!
I know that there’s a lot of websites that offer car reviews, car road tests, opinions on various cars and the like. What makes this site different is that I’m not going to bore you with technical information about the various cars that I review.
I’ve been in the car business for over 39 years. I’ve read the motoring magazines cover to cover. I’ve read the online reviews until my eyes were square. Everywhere that I go, I find motoring journalists talking about car speeds – 0 – 100 km per hour, standing ¼ times, the inclination of this and that at 150klm per hour on a 12.5% gradient curve, in rainy weather – and other stuff that bores me no end.
thecarguy.com.au is taking a different path on the journey to helping you purchase a new car. I’ll do my best to advise you on what I consider to be the most important information when it comes to that major decision to purchase a car. Interior room, features of the car, fuel economy, safety, service prices, resale and lots more. I’ll tell you what I like about a particular car and as importantly, what I don’t like, to find at least to be less than I think a car should have. .
And I’ll ask for your opinion. Take some pics of what you’re driving and tell me and our audience what you particularly like or dislike about your car. Because besides prospective new car buyers, there’s a lot of people who’ll read your comments as used car buyers.
So, jump on board, strap yourself in and let’s start out on the journey with The Car Guy.