IMAGINE this: 24 female motoring enthusiast itching to be better drivers are let loose on a no-holds-barred driving experience, then asked not to be competitive. Even though there would be a prize for the woman who produces the best time on a ...
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The psyche of a car obsession and other matters


THE first time I ever sat in a car and didn’t ever want to get out of it again I think I was 9, or maybe 10. Whenever the family made the trip from the country to the Big ...

THE first time I ever sat in a car and didn’t ever want to get out of it again I think I was 9, or maybe 10. Whenever the family made the trip from the country to the Big Smoke, our route took us past a car dealer ...


We’re in great shape, really, says Rolls-Royce Motor Cars


MADAM Wheels nearly passed out on reading news in the Financial Times this week that Rolls-Royce was preparing to lay off significant numbers of its workforce as part of ...

MADAM Wheels nearly passed out on reading news in the Financial Times this week that Rolls-Royce was preparing to lay off significant numbers of its workforce as part of a major reorganisation brought on by a ...


Mercedes-Benz helps elevate modern art


MODERN motoring met with modern art when the all-new Mercedes-Benz CLS Coupe made its Australian premier at an exclusive preview of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ...

MODERN motoring met with modern art when the all-new Mercedes-Benz CLS Coupe made its Australian premier at an exclusive preview of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) exhibition in the National Gallery of Victoria ...


This is one product recall that’s not over-inflated


OUR friends at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) are looking out for us again. You might remember they released a report late last year that ...

OUR friends at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) are looking out for us again. You might remember they released a report late last year that looked deeply into the issues around getting our ...


How to drive like a boss lady


TODAY Madam Wheels heads to Brisbane to drive really fast (she hopes) in the first of a new series of woman-only driving experiences run by Audi. They’re being offered in ...

TODAY Madam Wheels heads to Brisbane to drive really fast (she hopes) in the first of a new series of woman-only driving experiences run by Audi. They’re being offered in Sydney and Melbourne, too, but this first ...


A Wellington boot that gets you in the Langham pink 


IN AUSTRALIA, we love the bush. We also love adventure and we definitely love a colourful life. So when the opportunity arises to pick up something that allows us to ...

IN AUSTRALIA, we love the bush. We also love adventure and we definitely love a colourful life. So when the opportunity arises to pick up something that allows us to glam-up outdoors - especially during winter - ...


Pardon my tardiness, I’ve been incommunicado


MADAM Wheels is a forgiving soul, which is lucky for me because I was late filing my column this week. I could blame The Companion for his attempt to rewire the farmhouse ...

MADAM Wheels is a forgiving soul, which is lucky for me because I was late filing my column this week. I could blame The Companion for his attempt to rewire the farmhouse and install a wifi network but that would be ...


New 650i helps this dissenter feel the BMW love


MADAM Wheels has never really understood the allure of BMWs. They’re  masculine-looking vehicles, whatever the model, and there are so many of them on the roads that the ...

MADAM Wheels has never really understood the allure of BMWs. They’re  masculine-looking vehicles, whatever the model, and there are so many of them on the roads that the vision seems to slide on by whenever one ...


Ice-coloured Wraith the latest bespoke Rolls-Royce


IS WHITE the new black? Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Melbourne seems to think so if the unveiling of its latest Black Badge offering is anything to go by. The Black Badge ...

IS WHITE the new black? Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Melbourne seems to think so if the unveiling of its latest Black Badge offering is anything to go by. The Black Badge Wraith is being described as the ultimate in ...


We’re in great shape, really, says Rolls-Royce Motor Cars


MADAM Wheels nearly passed out on reading news in the Financial Times this week that Rolls-Royce was preparing to lay off significant numbers of its workforce as part of ...

MADAM Wheels nearly passed out on reading news in the Financial Times this week that Rolls-Royce was preparing to lay off significant numbers of its workforce as part of a major reorganisation brought on by a ...


How to drive like a boss lady


TODAY Madam Wheels heads to Brisbane to drive really fast (she hopes) in the first of a new series of woman-only driving experiences run by Audi. They’re being offered in ...

TODAY Madam Wheels heads to Brisbane to drive really fast (she hopes) in the first of a new series of woman-only driving experiences run by Audi. They’re being offered in Sydney and Melbourne, too, but this first ...


New 650i helps this dissenter feel the BMW love


MADAM Wheels has never really understood the allure of BMWs. They’re  masculine-looking vehicles, whatever the model, and there are so many of them on the roads that the ...

MADAM Wheels has never really understood the allure of BMWs. They’re  masculine-looking vehicles, whatever the model, and there are so many of them on the roads that the vision seems to slide on by whenever one ...

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