Musings on a Maserati


THERE’S a fair bit of anticipation in and around the SUV market at the moment, as several top-end manufacturers bring their latest offerings to market, apparently unaware ...

THERE’S a fair bit of anticipation in and around the SUV market at the moment, as several top-end manufacturers bring their latest offerings to market, apparently unaware or uncaring of the tautological nature of ...


Ferrari’s street car with a racing heart arrives


FINDING yourself on the underside of a car might be unsettling for most people unless they’re a mechanic. But if that car’s the all-new Ferrari 488 Pista and it’s being ...

FINDING yourself on the underside of a car might be unsettling for most people unless they’re a mechanic. But if that car’s the all-new Ferrari 488 Pista and it’s being deliberately lowered from a height with an ...


The road to hell is paved with bad champagne


I DO wonder, sometimes, if The Companion is slightly stupid. I don’t really think he is, but when I stop to think about why I think he’s not stupid it’s mostly because he ...

I DO wonder, sometimes, if The Companion is slightly stupid. I don’t really think he is, but when I stop to think about why I think he’s not stupid it’s mostly because he keeps saying: “I am not stupid”. And usually ...


Horsepower of a most important kind


SPRING swept into Melbourne early this year, bringing a spectacular run of sunshine, an explosion of greenery and motivation aplenty to get us outdoors. It was the ...

SPRING swept into Melbourne early this year, bringing a spectacular run of sunshine, an explosion of greenery and motivation aplenty to get us outdoors. It was the perfect run up for last week’s Melbourne Cup ...


A toast to great television


SOMETIMES I get sick when I travel a lot and about two weeks ago I travelled a lot and I got sick. I was bedridden and moping around the house for days, which is why I ...

SOMETIMES I get sick when I travel a lot and about two weeks ago I travelled a lot and I got sick. I was bedridden and moping around the house for days, which is why I missed a recent deadline for Madam Wheels. I ...


The price of everything and the value of fun


MY FINANCIAL adviser rang me this week. We haven’t been together long – only since, you might recall, I dumped my previous money man when he turned up to a meeting at the ...

MY FINANCIAL adviser rang me this week. We haven’t been together long – only since, you might recall, I dumped my previous money man when he turned up to a meeting at the farmhouse in a new Lamborghini. My new ...


McLaren produces its fastest car yet in Speedtail


FANS of McLaren will probably be across the brand’s legendary F1 vehicle produced in the mid-90s, a car which pushed boundaries further and faster than any of its rivals ...

FANS of McLaren will probably be across the brand’s legendary F1 vehicle produced in the mid-90s, a car which pushed boundaries further and faster than any of its rivals in its day. It was followed in 2012 by the ...


Audi’s e-tron prototype charges into country Victoria


ANYONE travelling the Hume Highway through country Victoria this week may have caught a sneak peek of Audi’s e-tron prototype which made a surprise appearance almost a ...

ANYONE travelling the Hume Highway through country Victoria this week may have caught a sneak peek of Audi’s e-tron prototype which made a surprise appearance almost a year ahead of its due delivery date. The ...


Audi R8 helps drive upmarket home design


WHEN cars are a big part of your life, and they take up a disproportionately large amount of space at your home, adequate garage space can be a big deal. Given that most ...

WHEN cars are a big part of your life, and they take up a disproportionately large amount of space at your home, adequate garage space can be a big deal. Given that most of the big ones tend to be underground these ...

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