Volkswagen Camper Bus

Volkswagen Camper Bus

 

Officially labelled the Volkswagen Type 2, the VW Camper has become renowned all over the world as an iconic image of both the worlds of travelling and automobiles. Following the Type 1, more commonly known as the Volkswagen Beetle, this was the second car model to be produced by Volkswagen and w...

Benefits of using Diesel

Benefits of using Diesel

 

in Europe, diesel cars make up about 50% of the total cars on the road, however only about 3% in the US. While petrol engines rely on ignition and a spark to create velocity, diesel engines use compression. Air is drawn into the motor and subjected to high compression as it heats up.The fuel emit...

manual gear

Benefits of driving a Manual

 

With the rise in popularity of automatic cars, the demand for manual transmission vehicles is slowly on the decline. Only 6.5% of cars sold in America use manual transmission, and although this figure is much higher in other countries, automatic cars are steadily increasing in number. While there...

Electric Car Charging

Benefits of electric cars

 

As fuel prices constantly rise and oil reserves are becoming worryingly reduced, electricity is becoming a much more desirable fuel for our transportation and becoming increasingly popular. As well as being by far the greenest way to power your mobility, it comes with a number of other benefits t...

British Racing Green

British Racing Green

 

Since the very early 1900s, many British cars have adapted a dark green shade known as British Racing Green, or BRG for short. It began when it was suggested that each national entrant in the Gordon Bennet Cup was allocated a unique colour to distinguish the teams from one another, and when Brita...

public transport

Benefits of cars over public transport

 

With an increasing awareness of global warming issues and pollution levels, more and more people are opting to use public transport in a way to reduce their effect on the environment. There are numerous articles that discuss how public transport it better than private transport, but here are a fe...

Convertible Car

Convertible Cars

 

Convertible cars are an evolution from the phaeton cars which were open vehicles without glass side windows, sometimes with removable panels for weather protection. The first retractable hardtop system was invented in 1922, and the first power operated retractable roof was produced by Peugeot in ...

Damon Hill

Damon Hill

 

Damon Hill is a former Formula One Grand Prix racing driver from Great Britain. He started his racing career on motorbikes in 1981 before moving onto single seater racing cars in 1985 at the age of 25, after some small successes. By 1989 he was racing in the International Formula 3000 championshi...

drifting

Drifting

 

Drifting is a technique where the driver will intentionally oversteer the car to lose traction in the rear wheels or even all the tired, while maintaining control and driving the car through the entirety of the corner. It occurs when the front wheels are pointing in the opposite direction to the ...

fuel station

Driving economically

 

Driving a car seems to be becoming one of the most expensive things to do these days, but there are a number of ways you can limit the amount you spend in doing so. Initially, when purchasing your car, you can look into things like fuel consumption, value for money, maintenance costs and which in...

driving on sand

Driving on sand

 

The vast majority of 4x4 vehicles don't often see the likes of the terrain they were built to withstand, but there is a whole world of technical driving, obstacles and mud to conquer for those willing to stretch their car's abilities beyond the school run. Every driving surface has different prop...

Terrafugia

Flying cars

 

It is a concept that we are all familiar with as popular media constantly predicts the future will hold domestic vehicles that, not only travel by road, but also by water and air. All the time there are new videos emerging of possible concept cars that can take to the skies, but how realistic is ...

Fraser Island driving

Fraser Island

 

Australia offers a number of fantastic 4x4 driving experiences in the Outback and in the Northern Territories that are likely to test any driving enthusiast, but for the ultimate 4x4 driving experience, look no further than Queensland's Fraser Island.Just north of Noosa and the Sunshine Coast, th...

Aston Martin DB5

Iconic Movie Cars

 

In some of the most iconic movies of our times, sometimes the cars even out-star the lead actors. Here is a quick look back on some of the most influential vehicles we have seen hit the big screen.1964 Aston Martin DB5 from GoldfingerJames Bond has always had an impressive collection of cars, man...

Kawasaki

Kawasaki Green

 

The Japanese motorcycle company Kawasaki is amongst the most famous motorcycle producers in the world. Their first motorcycle engine was developed in 1949 and production started in 1953. Before this, Kawasaki was best known for creating aircraft. They formed a racing team in 2003, and have been i...

mercedesbenz

Mercedes Benz

 

Mercedes Benz is brand that is recognised worldwide, providing luxury automobiles for the top end of the market. Their headquarters are in Stuttgart, the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany under the Daimler AG label, however the origins of the company date back to the first ever...

Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle safety tips

 

Driving a motorbike is often considered very dangerous for the driver due to exposure and other's lack of visibility of the rider. In a car you are protected by a crumple zone, by air bag, by seatbelt with locking devices, roofs, bumpers and doors that motorcycles have none of, leaving the driver...

nz roads

New Zealand a Roadtripping paradise

 

New Zealand is a prime tourist destination due to it's stunning nature which has become iconic in movies such as The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia, however many people don't realise just how great the country is just to drive around. Here are a few reasons why you should have a r...

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