MASERATI is bringing to Australia the fastest accelerating four-door car the company’s ever produced in the Maserati Quattroporte GTS GranSport Nerissimo Edition. There just won’t be many of them. 
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When silence is golden


WE ALL have that friend – the one who’s the expert on everything, thinks they can fix everything and, just because they did something quite well once in the past, ...

WE ALL have that friend – the one who’s the expert on everything, thinks they can fix everything and, just because they did something quite well once in the past, imagines everything they’ve done since then and will ...


A soap opera of a slightly different kind


WHEN I was little, one of my favourite movies was the Song of the South, a movie that was well ahead of its time in combining live action and animation, and about which I ...

WHEN I was little, one of my favourite movies was the Song of the South, a movie that was well ahead of its time in combining live action and animation, and about which I remember most the infuriatingly chirpy and ...


Mixing cars with pleasure proves an ideal blend


MELBOURNE has long been famous for the breadth and depth of its multi-cultural food and wine culture, with quality offerings in bars and restaurants ranging from the ...

MELBOURNE has long been famous for the breadth and depth of its multi-cultural food and wine culture, with quality offerings in bars and restaurants ranging from the basic to the brilliant. It’s a tough place to ...


Macan shows how simply existing is enough of a draw


“EFFORTLESSLY, everywhere” is a phrase that comes to mind when one thinks of the entry-level Porsche Macan. Apologies to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, though, which has ...

“EFFORTLESSLY, everywhere” is a phrase that comes to mind when one thinks of the entry-level Porsche Macan. Apologies to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, though, which has recently used a slightly modified of the same set of ...


Together alone


A FEW weeks ago, I had a little too much to drink at a lovely dinner party I was invited to by a girlfriend whose love for fast cars borders on the obsessive. The cars ...

A FEW weeks ago, I had a little too much to drink at a lovely dinner party I was invited to by a girlfriend whose love for fast cars borders on the obsessive. The cars she loves are like the men she loves: they look ...


Female buyer first to buy Rolls-Royce SUV Down Under


MOVING into new territory can be hard to do when you’ve followed the same formula for over a century. But three years after Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced its intention ...

MOVING into new territory can be hard to do when you’ve followed the same formula for over a century. But three years after Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced its intention to play in the sports utility vehicle ...


The perfect gift for a milestone moment


ALL sorts of motivations influence the cars people buy, but a recent query from an exceptionally well-maintained woman made us smile. Her past five cars, she explained, ...

ALL sorts of motivations influence the cars people buy, but a recent query from an exceptionally well-maintained woman made us smile. Her past five cars, she explained, had been from that rather popular German ...


Latest Aston tie-up sets the imagination soaring


HERE at Madam Wheels, we’re quite partial to flights of fancy. So when British luxury brand Aston Martin revealed its latest non-car related collaboration, we couldn’t ...

HERE at Madam Wheels, we’re quite partial to flights of fancy. So when British luxury brand Aston Martin revealed its latest non-car related collaboration, we couldn’t help but get a bit excited about what the ...


Dealing with the not-so-fantastic plastic


READERS of a certain age will recall Australian Crawl and their hit song “Beautiful People”. For those readers not old enough to remember the Crawl, this was back in the ...

READERS of a certain age will recall Australian Crawl and their hit song “Beautiful People”. For those readers not old enough to remember the Crawl, this was back in the day when vinyl was a necessity, not a hipster ...

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