If you’re exploring Queensland these holidays, you always want to find the site away from the crowds. For your next adventure, the Motorama 4X4XMORE team found the left-field options that can get you into the ultimate holiday spots.
Sometimes there are just some things you can't avoid when driving out on the roads, such as tyre punctures, traffic accidents, windscreen cracks and dead batteries.
So to save needing to be waving down motorists on the side of the road, there are some steps you can take to prepare yourself for such situations.
If you’re planning a driving holiday for the school holiday's now’s the time to make sure your cars up to the trip. There are several simple preventative maintenance checks which could help you avoid potential mechanical mishaps on your journey. Here are some basic safety checks that everyone can do.
Summer is in full swing and the time has never been better to drop the top and get out on the open road for a weekend drive. With that in mind we’ve put together a shortlist of some of South-East Queensland’s best driving roads for you to make that scenic escape.
When you get into the dealership, you’ll often be ushered in to speak to the finance team, even if you’re not quite sure what car you want yet. We took a look at dealer finance from behind the office door.
Going into Brisbane City with your car, not only do you have to squeeze into a basement carpark – but also budget for a small fortune to leave your vehicle in there. If you’re taking your 4X4 into town, we found the best parking spots to keep your rig.
Finding car parks in the CBD in Brisbane can be a challenge, especially trying to park somewhere on the cheap. We’ve rounded up a couple of the best, bargain Brisbane City parking spots that will keep your car safe and won’t break the bank.
Have you ever come back to your car to find an expensive little ticket on your windscreen? We’ve tracked down the most common ways that parkers get fined, so you know what to look out for next time your battling it out for a legal park.
So you’ve booked a table at a fancy restaurant, got some schmick new duds and a styling new haircut – ready to hit the town. But before you pull up outside their house, dressed to impress – take a little bit of time to care for your car, so it doesn’t become your last date.
Dirt, rain and other external factors won’t change your admiration for your new purchase, but will make it lose some of its shine! Therefore, to keep your car looking its very best you’ll have to give it some TLC and a good wash.
Maintaining a clean car inside and out and you might help keep it safe as well - any liquid spills within your car, left unattended, can cause corrosion and rust from the inside. With a lot more areas to cover in the car's interior than the outside, it can be tricky making sure everything is covered.
Leather seats can make any car instantly feel more luxurious, look amazing, as well as more comfortable. However, just like the exterior of your car, you have to care for it. This involves caring, cleaning and conditioning your leather.
A lot of people are talking about Digital Radio. Whether you’re on the eight ball or have never even heard of the service before, this article will provide you with the info about the revolutionary digital radio that you need to know to make the most of it. Your car might even be compatible!
Australia has recently adopted the Isofix standard for child seats. With research by Monash University’s Accident Research Centre showing that approximately 80% of the current style of child car seats incorrectly installed in Australia, and heralded as a safer alternative to the current Australian standard; what makes Isofix compliant seats different?
School’s back for another year, so that means 40 zones are in effect in the morning and afternoons.
Whether you’re doing the school run or just driving through – make sure you stay even more alert around schools.
Did you know that you don’t need to have a rego label in your window anymore?
Yes, you do still need to register your car, motorcycle, trailer or caravan but from October 1, 2014 the Queensland Government doesn’t need to see a sticker on your windshield to check if your vehicle is registered.
Headlights are some of those things that everyone needs to use, every time it’s dark. Most of the time driving at night and using your headlights is a worry free and simple operation, that is until someone appears behind you with their headlights blinding you via your rear view mirror.
How much boot space do you have? Your little one comes with a lot more baggage then you think, including a pram and baby bag for starters. Will you have enough room for your shopping too? Make a note of these top car accessories to 'baby-proof' your car.
If you've been considering purchasing a GPS, there are a few things you need to know in order to use your system effectively. With that in mind, here is our beginner's guide to GPS navigation technology.
The number of different transmissions on the market seems to be increasing year on year and while they all do effectively the same thing, transferring engine power to the wheels, what makes them all different? Let’s take a look.
Less publicised effects of speeding, however, are those which occur on your car. An expert at your local car service centre should be able to assess your vehicle for these impacts, but it’s also important to keep an eye out yourself.
Bad weather seems to be heading our way and that means decreased visibility when driving. Let's have a look at what you can do to avoid loud windscreen wipers that skip, and don't wipe your windscreen like they should.