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Colorado not quite the magnificent 7

The Colorado 7 is the latest in a line of non tray back 4WD SUV vehicles that Holden have put forward to the buying public as a people mover. The Jackeroo and Frontera came close…


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The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Expo

When the words “automotive”  and “aftermarket” are mentioned in the same sentence, you’d be forgiven for thinking of superchargers or turbos or bodykits or droning exhausts. The fact of the matter is, there really wasn’t…


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Jaguar gets sexy back: the new XFR-S

When Jaguar was bought by Indian based conglomerate, Tata, a few years ago, there was both a sense of relief and apprehension…would the new owners interfere with the hallowed brand or would they understand the…


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Kia Reveals: New Cerato Looks The Goods!

As this really is an important update, I’ll let those in the know do the talking: 1. INTRODUCTION Kia’s most successful model, the Cerato has achieved more than 2.5 million global sales since its introduction…


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Holden on to the driving message

The recent announcement by Holden Australia to layoff 500 workers due to “falling demand and the high Australian dollar”. Personally, A Wheel Thing questions the second point, as Holden’s main competitors are from overseas and…