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First Driving Impressions – Kia Soul – 2014

Australia has had three cars that were shaped like boxes on wheels. The aptly named and unlamented Nissan Cube which is no longer on the market, the Toyota Rukus and the Kia Soul. While they all have slightly rounded corners, of the three cars, the Kia looks the least like an esky on wheels. Kia

Road Test – Citroen DS3 – 2013

Let me read from the Citroen Web site Quote There’s a rhythm to life. A routine. A ticking, tocking, sameness every single day. But there’s a way to break free from this state of tunnel vision with one simple NO.    NO disrupts the pattern and lets us look around. Indeed, it’s what Citroën did in 1955 when they

Overdrive Program – 8 December 2014

Welcome to Overdrive, a program that ruminates on issues to do with motoring and transport. This sound file is a full program. Other segments of the program such as the road test are also on the web site. I’m DB And in this program we have the latest news including: Productivity Commission report calls for

Quirky News – 8 February 2014

In our panel discussion with Brian Smith and Errol Smith we look at a range of subjects including: Rome Asks Citizens to Tweet Against Illegal Parking Porsche’s First Car? An 1898 Electric Buggy (ancient electric car found in barn) Kid steals grandmother’s car after learning to drive via video game Roadside drowsiness test could be

Road Test – Maserati Quattroporte V8 – 2014

https://soundcloud.com/db_drivenmedia/road-test-maserati Maserati Quattroporte If you come across a Maserati Quattroporte in a road tunnel, the driver will probably have his window down and doing short bursts of acceleration.  The reason is that he will be listening to the beautiful sound of the car reverberating off the walls. The Maserati sounds that good.  It is a

Overdrive Program – 1 February 2014

Welcome to Overdrive, a program that takes a diverse look at motoring and transport. This sound file is a full program. Other segments of the program such as the road test are also on the web site. I’m DB And in this program we have the latest news including: Toyota is world number 1 What