Nissan Qashqai is a highly specified small SUV – great as a second vehicle for the family with 2.4 kids, an excellent school transport, and weekend sports vehicle What is it: The motoring world has changed. Once where Toyota Corolla, Mazda 2, Holden Astra, Mitsubishi Lancer and the like were selling
VW’s flashy new fastback is quiet and effortless at speed, at least in Euro-market guise – Volkswagen Arteon First Drive Direct from our colleagues at Autoweek, is the first drive report on the Volkswagen Arteon. Arteon replaces the incumbent Volkswagen CC that’s been around in Volkswagen showrooms forever. You might
3rd May 2017 – Update Given the significant numbers of people who have viewed this story, particularly on LinkedIn, I think it’s appropriate to update you all on the progress. On May 2nd, I finally found someone within Fiat Chrysler Australia who would listen carefully and actually follow up the
If you said two you’d be wrong. Customers and dealers still consider two, but there’s actually five. Of course, manual transmission is still ‘generally’ available, but whilst a typical salesperson will say the other is automatic, there are actually four different kinds of auto available. So what are they and
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.
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