Overdrive: What do motorbike sales tell us about issues in the community; Road test Lexus LC500

Welcome to Overdrive, a program that ponders the particulars of motoring and transport.

I’m David Brown

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  • Hyundai’s next batch of Ioniq 5s have some upgrades
  • GWM Haval bring in a GT version of its H6 medium SUV
  • Kia mid-size SUV joins the five-star safety rating group
  • Should we de-spec cars to reduce dependence on semi-conductors

Feature Story

We talk a lot about vehicle sales but in these tough times, has there been a shift to motorbikes? Doug Whilley from the Federal Chamber of Automotive industries gives us the latest

Motoring Minute

Road Test

We have had a test of the Lexus LC 500. A quarter of a million dollars of luxury in a luxury convertible.

But how does it compare to a 1988 Jaguar XJS convertible? Our jaguar fanatic Chris gives a surprising impartial review.

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Originally broadcast on 16 July 2022