Behind the Wheel
Car Podcast, Car Reviews, Auto News
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March 05, 2014 03:26 AM PST
This week on the Behind the Wheel podcast we ask the question - Are car manufacturers forgetting older drivers?
Visibility, design, easy to use switches and controls, seating positions, getting in and out of the cabin, we'll look at the models that suit seniors with Paul Maric and Chris Miller.
On two wheels, Steve McDowall takes a look at why we should spend reasonable money for good quality motorcycle protective clothing, and where to get good advice.
In the Car News of the Weird – a man let off with just a warning after being caught speeding while going to cash-in a winning lottery ticket!
And George Harrison has our Car Song of the Week...Product Focus - T-Cut Color Fast
February 26, 2014 06:54 PM PST
Behind the Wheel recently road tested and reviewed a new car paint restorer - T-Cut Color Fast.
Impressed with the results, Behind the Wheel's Joel Helmes decided to catch up with the Managing Director of Altrex Auto Accessories, the company distributes T-Cut Color Fast in Australia, Paul Hegarty to find out more...Behind the Wheel podcast 281
February 25, 2014 07:00 PM PST
This week on the Behind the Wheel podcast we look at whether its best to buy a new car, or a second hand car.
Are you better off taking the risk of buying a pre-owned vehicle or paying the extra, and taking that initial depreciation hit, and buying something new?
We'll try and give you an answer.
New car reviews this week include the Audi RS6, Land Rover Discovery 4 and Toyota Prado GXL V6.
On two wheels, Triumph returns to the learner bike market, we hear about a woman who survived a messy run-in with a cement truck and Queen provides the Car Song of the Week.Behind the Wheel podcast 280
February 18, 2014 07:30 PM PST
This week on the Behind the Wheel podcast we have a look at how much our cars have developed in recent years.
Traction control, ABS, Sat-Nav, electronic engine management - there's been lots of change, but all for the best?
Reviews this week of the Toyota Camry Hybrid and Volkswagen Golf GTi.
Simon Lai road tests a new iPhone 5 and 5S cradle from Logitech, while Steve McDowall has a follow-up on his recent report on ATV safety.
Natalie Cole has a cover version of a Bruce Springsteen song for our Car Song of the Week and in the Car News of the Weird - some of the most sought-after Bond cars about to go under the hammer...New models arrive at Performax
February 13, 2014 04:41 PM PST
The team at Performax International have welcomed a number of new models to their Brisbane headquarters, including the brand new 2014 Corvette!
The new Corvette is sure to give the Performax technicians a few headaches as they work-out the best way to convert the exciting new model to right hand drive.
But, when complete, the Corvette will sit alongside the ever-increasing and always impressive Performax range of vehicles, including the Toyota Tundra, Chevy Silverado and Dodge Ram.
Behind the Wheels’ Joel Helmes caught up with Performax Sales Manager Kevin Thoroughgood to look at the arrival of the new array of vehicles…Behind the Wheel podcast 279
February 11, 2014 07:28 PM PST
This week on Behind the Wheel we look at Toyota's decision to stop building cars in Australia.
Also, how far do you take a car when you go for a test drive? Advice on choosing the right car and what are some of the little things you should be on the lookout for.
Car reviews this week include the Range Rover Evoque and Chrysler 300 SRT-8 Core, while our product review is of Meguiar’s Gold Class Trim Detailer.
On two wheels a look at a new commuter bike from Honda - the NC750SA.
Chuck Berry provides a legendary car song of the week and embarrassment for several car companies after it was revealed a major annual car award has been rigged!Behind the Wheel podcast 278
February 05, 2014 12:49 AM PST
This week on Behind the Wheel a look at why some drivers simply refuse to keep left.
Also, should learner and novice drivers be allowed, or even required, to drive on motorways and open highways to learn how to drive at speed?
We also have reviews of Nissan Juke, Jaguar F-Type and Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland.
On two wheels a look back at 2013 motorcycle sales figures.
Tom Cochrane provides the Car Song of the Week and in the Car News of the Weird a dog asked to find another home after attacking her owners Aston Martin!Behind the Wheel podcast 277
January 29, 2014 03:45 AM PST
This week on the Behind the Wheel podcast the guys look at buying a first car.
January 22, 2014 04:09 AM PST
This week on the Behind the Wheel podcast we take a look at hybrids and whether they can be judged a success or a failure.
January 15, 2014 04:26 AM PST
Behind the Wheel is where motoring starts and this is where 2014 kicks off for the Behind the Wheel podcast.
This week we look at the news that the Hyundai Genesis is coming to Australia and discuss whether car companies should be tracking your movements via your cars GPS.
The podcast also features reviews of the Kia Cerato Koup turbo, BMW 530d GT and Ford Falcon EcoLPI and Steve McDowall looks at why so many people get injured on ATV's.
All that and a whole lot more including the Car News of the Weird on this edition of the Behind the Wheel podcast...
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