HSV R8 Tourer 2008 Review

Posted on February 5th, 2009

A few years ago it was my dream to run with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Unfortunately, through circumstance and fear I never realised that dream, but I did attend a bullfight in Madrid. I Read More

HSV VXR 2008 Review

Posted on October 10th, 2008

The VXR has some serious anger issues and I can only put this down to an identity crisis. GM has it badged as a Vauxhall in its native UK, as an Opel in Europe and Read More

HSV GTS 2008 Review

Posted on September 19th, 2008

A quick question to test your celebrity knowledge. How many successful Aussie exports to Hollywood can you think of in 5 seconds? Well, Mel Gibson, Russell Crowe (he ain’t a Kiwi anymore) and Nicole Kidman Read More

HSV Maloo R8 LS3 2008 Review

Posted on July 23rd, 2008

With utes of old there used to be a line item in the brochure called ‘Brakes and steering’, next to which it said ‘Sort of’. Meet HSV’s Maloo R8 — it’s the ute that thinks Read More

HSV Clubsport R8 LS3 2008 Review

Posted on June 2nd, 2008

HSV’s Clubsport R8 is like a power tool. I, like many other power-crazed DIY enthusiasts, will turn a power tool on and give it a couple of revs — a couple of totally unnecessary ‘blips Read More

HSV GTS 2007 Review

Posted on September 13th, 2007

You know a good car when, within the first 100m of driving it, you smile and let out a chuckle. Then I chuckled at myself chuckling and suddenly I was in an infinity loop of Read More