A customer asked me to locate a new Kia Picanto S Auto Hatch for her. Stock of this model is difficult to find. It’s on run out with the new model due late in 2023 or perhaps even out to 2024. And this customer wanted a Bumble Bee Yellow. As
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
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,
The Kia EV6 GT; the most powerful Kia ever crafted I’ve had a Kia EV6 GT on order since the middle of 2022 and I’m told that I should expect it towards the end of March – fingers crossed. I did consider a number of other EV’s (Tesla, Polestar, Genesis,
2023 Kia EV6 GT takes on Porsche and BMW I sold my Range Rover a couple of months ago. I’d only had it for just short of a year, but I had my eye on something different. Back in June 22, I ordered a Kia EV6 GT – and thats
(Australia) November 2, 2022 – Kia Australia has announced pricing for the new Kia Seltos arriving in dealer showrooms during November, setting a benchmark in small SUV design. Arguably one of the most widely anticipated refreshed models will arrive in dealer showrooms this month. But if you haven’t placed an order
The age of Hybrid and pure Electric vehicles is here. The Kia Niro HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle) is just the type of non-petrol vehicle that I can justify in my driveway. I’m driving both of the alternate fuel vehicles from Kia. Firstly the Kia Niro S HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle)
Introduction – Kia EV6 Not so many years ago, Wheels Magazine was the only publication awarding (or not at all in some years) a Car of the Year. We, the motoring press, even use COTY to understand the terminology. It’s become the Aussie venacular. Fast forward and it seems that
Over the last 6 years, I’ve helped a lot of my customers purchase new Mazda vehicles. And in that time, I’ve had zero complaints from those customers. Some own their 3rd consecutive Mazda, so this story about Mazda is right out of the blue at least from my perspective. It
The LA Mobility show opens today and undoubtedly one of the stars will be the futuristic Kia Concept EV9 Having just launched the EV6 to great international acclaim, Kia Corporation has stunned onlookers at the AutoMobility LA with the reveal of its all-electric SUV concept, the Kia Concept EV9. Whether
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.