Overdrive: Bush Mechanics; Why buy a RAM 1500 Pickup or a Tesla X P100D; Car culture

Hello this is Overdrive a program about the facts, the fun and the fiction of motoring and transport


I’m David Brown


And in this program, we look at news stories with including:

  1. Rise in SUV sales defies market dip
  2. Motor Museum to receive $200,000 for the Chamberlain 8 from the Federal Government
  3. National Motor Museum wins national award with Bush Mechanics exhibition
  4. Nissan makes 100 per cent electric mobility a mass market reality
  5. Honda Partners on General Motors’ Next-Generation Battery Development


We have been to the announcement of an American Pick up – the RAM 1500


We road test the Tesla P100D, a 2.4 tonne SUV which will out perform most super cars in a straight line, just don’t look at the build quality.


And Brian Smith, Errol Smith, and I take a playful look at some unusual stories of the day including

  1. What Happened to Teen Car Culture?
  2. Zero-emissions luxury brand Lagonda set to hit Australian showrooms soon




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Originally broadcast 16 June 2018 .

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