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Overdrive: Racing a 1969 Monaro; Connected vehicles; Nissan Duke – Cartoonish or revolutionary

Overdrive: Racing a 1969 Monaro; Connected vehicles; Nissan Duke – Cartoonish or revolutionary

Welcome to Overdrive, a program that proudly gives you the alternative facts to all aspects of motoring and transport.

I’m David Brown

News

  1. Toyota motor corporation Australia to deliver connected vehicles with KDDI Australia AND Telstra
  2. Brand-new Mazda bt-50 achieves five-star ancap rating
  3. Jaguar XE: updated with new connected technologies
  4. Fred Racing at Bathurst
  5. Nissan Duke – Dean comment – 50 anniversary

Road test

  • When the Nissan Duke was first launched ten years ago, I struggled to like its outward design.  It was a bit cartoonish. the latest model is more may stream. But our resident artist Dean Oliver has a different take – Viva la Difference – in our interview he explains why.he really liked the first one.

Feedback

  • A few quick comments on the three dual cab utes we took for a drive this week
  • Mazda BT-50
  • The Volkswagen Amarok
  • The Ford Ranger

Interview

We mentioned in the news how our Fred Brian was racing at Bathurst in a 1969 Holden Monaro.  We debrief with Fred on all the nuances of man handling a big, old car around the famous circuit.

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So, let’s start with the news

Originally broadcast 24 October 2020

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