Overdrive: Taking the TVR Tuscan through the Cheddar Gorge; Grattan Institute – policy blockages; Subaru WRX – a reason to join the company

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program that looks at the latest trends in motoring and transport for serious and not so serious issues.

I’m David Brown

The times each story appears in the program are noted (mm:ss)


Australia’s governance is going backward (1:23)

  • Audi RS 7 (2:56)
  • Fortuner (4:06)
  • WRX (5:08)
  • Rogue (6:30)

Feature Items

  • In the first of a series Barry Green takes us on one of his Best Drives: a great car in a great location (7:34)
  • Ken Dobinson tells us what it is like to work in a transport department with heavy political pressures (15:03)

Motoring Minute

  • Jeep Wrangler Rubicon (20:51)


  • David Rowley tells us why going to Subaru as the PR manager was a decision helped by knowing they had the WRX – and his children loved it. (22:01)

Motoring Minute

  • Fiat 500

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Originally broadcast 31 July 2021

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