Archive for the 'Cars' Category

Lexus of Adelaide – EVIL

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Just a quick post to encourage people not to get their cars serviced at Lexus of Adelaide, nor should you purchase a new Lexus from them. For I have received SMS spam marketing (number used: 042967374)from them today – and am forced to make conclusions like the following. If they market via SMS spam, then […]

Blog Posts powered by BlogBurst | Reuters.com

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Blog Posts powered by BlogBurst | Reuters.com Looks like the USA needs some BluTec Diesels to be released (BluTec is Mercedes’s name for a system that cleans the exhaust of their Diesel engines to reduce emissions to comparable levels as normal petrol based engines.) – the figures listed are abysmal for the top 5. My […]

The Blog of – ExCarSalesman

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006

ExCarSalesman A very handy guide for people looking to purchase a car. While very US centric, many useful hints that will apply across the board. I suggest that you have a read. Use it as the basis and start of the most important part of purchasing a car… research, research, RESEARCH!

Treehugger: America Says Hi to Cleaner Diesel, and Some Engines That Any State Could Like

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Treehugger: America Says Hi to Cleaner Diesel, and Some Engines That Any State Could Like Damn tree hugging hippies! I am torn between my love of cars and my dislike or left wing radicals that the hippy movement seems to be so filled with. If you have not visited my site before, you may not […]

UPDATED – 2007/2008 Audi R8 unveiled | Leftlane News – Car News For Enthusiasts

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

UPDATED – 2007/2008 Audi R8 unveiled | Leftlane News – Car News For Enthusiasts While the title supercar may in todays light be a little inflated, this is still one sweet sweet ride! Buy me one!!

Twelve Cylinders for the new Audi Q7 TDI

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

Twelve Cylinders for the new Audi Q7 TDI Whats not to love about Diesel? Talk about big, quick and well, if the earth ever stops spinning, we now have a choice between the Bently Continental GT, Bugatti Veyron and now the Audi Q7 to get it restarted! M

2006 HPA Volkswagen Jetta RGT – Performance Tuner Road Test – Motor Trend

Sunday, September 3rd, 2006

2006 HPA Volkswagen Jetta RGT – Performance Tuner Road Test – Motor Trend The VW Jetta as it should be. 4motion with a blown 3.2L V6 (from the VW R32). 0-100 in 4 seconds 400m in 12.2 seconds Quite respectable times and it stops like little else seen before. Of course its doubtful that it […]

(New) Get Life On The Road Car Buying: 16 Tips to the Best Deal

Monday, August 28th, 2006

Get Life On The Road Car Buying: 16 Tips to the Best Deal While focused on the US market this has some very useful tips and is a decent guide for anyone looking at purchasing a new car. I’d also consider adapting this guide to anyone looking at the second hand market…

New German Car 157mpg – Only $11,000 Euros

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Loremo LS is powered by a… …turbo diesel engine that will reach a speed of 100 mph and the GT model will reach up to 135 mph with a 0 to 60 mph acceleration of 9 seconds. — The power of Diesel coming to a decently speedy and rediculously efficient car. 157mpg is just insane! […]

Cruise Control and Aquaplaning: the facts April 2006 Car Review – CarPoint Australia

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Cruise Control and Aquaplaning: the facts April 2006 Car Review – CarPoint Australia It would appear that cruise control is relatively safe to use on wet roads and icy roads. Under certain circumstances (roads you will not need to slow down and accelerate on). Cruise is linked to speed, something that if traction is lost […]