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New Car Warranty Wars – Let Me Help You

Don’t Take NO for an Answer. Let Me Help You       Are you satisfied with the resolution to any warranty claims you’ve had with the supplying or servicing dealer of your car? Do you have an ongoing or persistent problem with your car that can’t be diagnosed let

Velour? No, Range Rover Velar Si6

  Range Rover Velar Si6. The Weekend Australian Magazine 12:00AM June 16, 2018 Columnist London @jeremyclarkson Understanding Land Rover’s range of cars used to be quite simple. If you got muddy for a living, either by rearing sheep or shooting people with machine guns, you had a Defender. If you

2020 RAM 1500 ECODIESEL FIRST DRIVE: TORQUE TRUCK

2020 RAM 1500 ECODIESEL FIRST DRIVE: TORQUE TRUCK

Ram’s super-smooth diesel pickup is a luxury truck that can tow a boat The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Laramie Longhorn comes with a 3.0-liter diesel V6 making 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque. The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Laramie Longhorn comes with a 3.0-liter diesel V6 making 260 hp

Vale Billy J Smith – Teenage Idol

I first met Billy J Smith back in early Origin Days when he was calling the game on television. No doubt he was a character, but I’m still not sure how he got the tag of Teenage Idol Billy was a multimedia celebrity – Television (as a commentator) Television (as

The Green Police – Audi of America Television Commercial

The Green Police – Audi of America Television Commercial

Hi, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, bringing you some humorous but important information about Audi. Back in 200? Audi of America produced a television commercial which at the time gained plaudits from the industry, ad agencies and the population at large. There’s no doubt that Superbowl ads are arguably the most expensive

Fiat Chrysler Australia Overpaid for Dealer Web Services

Fiat Chrysler Australia Overpaid for Dealer Web Services

Hi Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, with a comment on the trial in London between Fiat Chrysler Australia and UK based company Motortrak. Justice Clare Moulder found that former Fiat Chrysler Australia CEO Clyde Campbell had received payments in the order of $2.5 million dollars as a ‘bribe’. Now I’m

Ferrari 488 Pista

FERRARI 488 PISTA IS FOR ‘ALL – BE STILL MY BEATING HEART

    Clever safety features let even amateurs get the best of Ferrari’s latest – the Ferrari 488 Pista – and the English translation of Pista? Track! Be still my beating heart. It’s Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, with an opinion piece on the upcoming Ferrari 488 Pista. The guys from

Audi R8 V10 plus coupe Neuberg Eiditon

Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe Neuberg Edition – In Their Own Words

Hello and welcome. Bob Aldons, The Car Guy with the press release from Audi on the exclusive Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe Neuberg Edition. There’s a lot to be said for an Audi R8 let alone this Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe Neuberg Edition. Build quality will be excellent, engine

Queensland Election Eve Increase to Luxury Cars

  Now here’s the thing. Here in Queensland, registration costs are simply based on the number of cylinders, not what you do with your vehicle. Some time ago, I wrote a paper on what I’d like to see happen to the registration costs of vehicles in Queensland. With the Queensland Election

BMW X3

The all-new BMW X3 – In Their Own Words

Hi there. Bob Aldons, The Car Guy with a recent press release from BMW. The third generation BMW X3 has been announced for Australia. So here’s what BMW has to say about the new X3 Third-generation BMW X3 set for 2017 Australian debut New platform offers improved passenger space and

Welcome!

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.

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