The Volkswagen Golf has always been fun to drive — now the interior’s fun, too Before I comment on this report, I want to get something off my chest. I read a report on GoAuto News Premium last night about comments that Volkswagen Australia CEO Michael Bartsch had to say
It will be interesting to see the take-up of the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class after initial interest. The X-Class, really a Nissan Navarra is priced from around $52,000 drive away in Queensland with a 2.3-litre diesel engine, manual transmission and an alloy tray body up to around $70,000 for a double cab
Jeep has released (almost) all of the details on the new Jeep JL Wrangler at Sema My sincere apologies for the problem with my story on the new Jeep JL Wrangler last week. Gremlins got into my WordPress site and whilst I posted a pic and link to the story
The Koenigsegg Agera RS breaks another high-speed record NOVEMBER 6, 2017 There are fast cars and then there are FAST cars. Volkswagen division Bugatti has held a couple of crazy land speed records for a while until Christian von Koenigsegg’s company decided to put an end to Bugatti being on
You only know how good your insurer is when you make a claim – my experience with RACQ Insurance Update 5th November 2017 – I’m very pleased to advise that my claim with RACQ Insurance has been sorted. After a month of backward and forwards with the claims department,
“There’s got to be a morning after” was a song by Maureen McGovern for the movie The Poseidon Adventure way back in 1973. I’m thinking that the employees of GMH, Ford, Toyota must be humming that same tune this morning. Good morning. Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, reporting to
I helped facilitate the purchase of a 2017 Nissan Patrol to a customer a few months ago. I was a bit surprised that someone from Chinchilla didn’t want a Toyota 200 Landcruiser, but in his wife’s words – I wanted something different – everyone has a Cruiser out our way.
I was watching Channel 7’s Weekend Sunrise program last Sunday (1/10/2017) where a Wheels Magazine person was discussing the 5 worst and 5 best, used cars. For anyone interested, who missed the program, here’s the list they discussed. And as importantly before you take delivery of that used car, make
Mercedes Project One – 1,000-PLUS HP, 0-124 MPH IN 6 SECONDS, 217-MPH TOP SPEED SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 Hi. , The Car Guy coming to you with the story about Mercedes Project One Hyper Car. Thanks to the folks at Autoweek and particularly Jake Lingeman for the words and AutoWeek for
Philanthropy is a very worthwhile enterprise for all business sizes. Through my brokerage company, Car Business, I donate for every new and used car sold, to the Australian Road Safety Foundation. Other car companies, such as Land Rover and others donate vehicles, or goods and services to other organizations, in
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.