Overdrive: VW’s new electric push and Cupra model; Subaru WRX STI; Managing Traffic light controls

Welcome to Overdrive, a program where we put the world of motoring and transport under the microscope.

I’m David Brown

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


  • Nissan JUKE Energy Orange model (1:20)
  • New way for Honda in Australia starts now (2:26)
  • MINI Vision Urbanaut: the virtual vision now becomes reality (3:29)
  • New SCATS (4:28)


  • We have some reflections from Kurt McGuiness who is the PR and Brand Electric Vehicle Manager for the Volkswagen group in Australia (6:03)
  • We have spin in the last of the current model Subaru WRX STI (14:27)

Motoring Minute

  • Genesis GV80 (21:05)


  • Brian Smith ruminates about the man found to be driving from the rear seat. (22:11)

Motoring Minute

  • Mazda MX-30 (27:50)

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Originally broadcast 3 July 2021

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