Wheels of Change: Ian Luff and Drive to Survive.

Use your vision to avoid a collision. When I learned to drive, or, more correctly, was taught to drive by an instructor, there was more to it than simply strapping in and engaging a gear, […]

Opening Lines: Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo and Limited

          “Two houses, both alike in dignity….” It’s the opening line to the most famous love story of all, Romeo and Juliet. It’s an appropriate start to A Wheel Thing’s back […]

Powering Into History: HSV’s ClubSport R8 Enhanced

A certain car magazine recently bemoaned what drivers will miss out on in coming years, with the change to more technological features in our chosen chariots. Ripping up a handbrake lever to drop a skid […]

Gaseous Anomalies: Holden’s Evoke and Calais V Sportwagons

In an Australian world where uncertainty about local car manufacturing reigns supreme, Holden stays true to one traditional element: the station wagon. Of the four manufacturers of recent years, Mitsubishi gave up after the final […]

Speed Kills? Speed Cameras Are Not Revenue Raisers?

It’s a contentious issue and one that changes a simple conversation into full blown arguments: speed and speed cameras, safety device or revenue raiser? First up, what EXACTLY is speed? According to Wikipedia: In kinematics, […]