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5 Minutes In A Porsche Macan Turbo

Last weekend I had the pleasure of checking out a brand new Porsche Macan Turbo. It was all-to-brief, but I did get to drive it around the backstreets of Swansea, on Tasmania’s east coast. First Impressions – Outside The Cayenne might be the latest in...

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Mahindra/Saab Won’t Be Tata/Jaguar

I’ve been away for a few days on King Island for work, with no internet connectivity or phone connection. Let’s just say it was hard work to put aside the connected lifestyle. At least I had a soothing view: While I didn’t see any Saabs...

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Porsche Winning LeMans Media

As I sit here writing this, we’re around three hours from the end of Le Mans. Porsche is leading with the #2 Audi catching them at a pace fast enough to take the lead. Can Porsche hold on and claim a Le Mans victory in...

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#Auspol: Meet Our President, Tony Abbott

This is too good not to share. It’s our Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, as profiled by John Oliver’s team at Last Week Tonight (HBO). It’s part of their ongoing “Other Presidents of the United States” series. – The Prime Ministership of Tony Abbott is kind...

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Poll: Saab vs Spyker

Time for a little light-hearted amusement…… One of my favourite sports shows has a question every week – Who would you rather be? There are two possible answers and they usually pose an upside and a downside. e.g Who would you rather be? Prince Charles,...

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Bleeding Heart Lefty – Smokin Joe Hockey’s Fight For Free Education

I missed commenting on The Budget ™ because my computer had crapped its pants but I couldn’t resist this. The background….. Last week our nation’s Treasurer, Joe Hockey, delivered his government’s first budget. Like most first-term government inaugural budgets, it blows a whole bunch of...

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Videos: New Volvo XC90

I was born in Melbourne, so I’m genetically programmed to hate everything about Sydney*. I live in Hobart, so I think Launceston’s a hole**. Geographic rivalry is about as old as mankind itself. It started when the first cavemen argued over who had the best...