Month: November 2021

2021 Honda Civic VTi-L review

A new Honda Civic is on the horizon for Australia, and the current model is going, going, gone. Given it’s been almost seven years since its launch, we know plenty about the 10th-generation Civic. We know it’s not a small...

/ November 22, 2021

2022 Nissan Altima gets a Midnight Edition Package

The 2022 Nissan Altima hasn’t made it to the automaker’s site yet, but the sedan is in the starting blocks. After a small number of changes for 2021, mostly to do with pruning trims and combinations, Nissan has made even...

/ November 22, 2021

Rosenbauer develops a dedicated EV fire extinguishing system

The EV switch will require a lot of EV-specific solutions, one of the most important being how to put out battery fires. Via RideApart, Austrian fire services company Rosenbauer, the same one that gave the U.S. its first electric fire...

/ November 21, 2021

Ferrari Daytona SP3 limited edition revealed

Ferrari has revealed its latest one-off customer special, and it’s a stunner. Just as the brand’s podium lockout at the 1967 Daytona 24 Hours race was perfectly choreographed – as the 330 P3/4, 330 P4, and 412 P roared past the chequered...

/ November 21, 2021

A Home-Built AWD Civic Hunting For 9s

<!– A Home-Built AWD Civic Hunting For 9s – Speedhunters SHARE A Home-Built AWD Civic Hunting For 9s Upon the car’s return an engine overhaul was required, and this is when Nick met De Wet Jordaan, who was tasked with the rebuild. During this time the...

/ November 20, 2021

Too late for Biden’s help on Thanksgiving gas prices

President Joe Biden is working hard to do something about the sky-high gasoline prices facing Americans. But it’s already too late to lower costs for travel over Thanksgiving. All eyes in the oil market have been on Biden to see...

/ November 20, 2021

Talking driver training with Steve Pizzati – revisit

It’s not a stretch to look at many Australian motorists and see the Dunning-Kruger effect in action. You know, that cognitive bias where those possessing the merest skerrick of knowledge overestimate themselves. Note: This feature story is from our back...

/ November 20, 2021

Volvo Concept Recharge full of sustainable materials

In June, Volvo showed us the conceptual exterior of its future vision in a swoopy wagon-like package called the Concept Recharge. The Swedes are now ready to show us the vision’s interior and tell us what it’s made of, calling...

/ November 19, 2021

Why kerbing a wheel is the ultimate sin for motoring journalists

In motoring circles, kerbing (the act of grinding the outer rim or spokes of a wheel on a kerb, roundabout or other immovable object) is akin to a heinous crime punishable by a press-car ban, company-wide ridicule or in the...

/ November 19, 2021

BMW R18-based The Wal shows you can teach a new bike old tricks

BMW’s motorcycle-building division is giving a handful of lucky customizers the chance to make the R18 their own. After collaborating with Roland Sands and Dirk Oehlerking, it let Japanese builder Shinya Kimura give the bike a new look that borders...

/ November 18, 2021