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World Championship lead extended – Ogier wins in Portugal for Volkswagen

World Championship lead extended – Ogier wins in Portugal for Volkswagen

◾Third win of the 2014 WRC for Ogier/Ingrassia, fourth for Volkswagen ◾Record achievement – longest winning run in WRC history for the Polo R WRC ◾Volkswagen increases its lead in the Manufacturers’ Championship Volkswagen claimed a hard-fought win at the toughest rally of the year. In difficult, variable conditions, defending champions...

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The Muck Spreaders

The Muck Spreaders

Sponsored by Nuffnang Now that’s one big pile of … Well, we’ve all heard the adage before and probably seen the show on TV, Dirty Jobs, which shows all the weird and downright dirty jobs people do.  Personally I’ve never really had a job I consider dirty… although as a parent of three children I’ve scraped my share of vomit and poo off various surfaces.  That said I think it’s a little different when it’s your child, I...

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Snax on Trax

Snax on Trax

Sponsored by Nuffnang Have you ever been camping out in the middle of nowhere and run out of supplies?  As a poor uni student I remember one little impromptu adventure a few mates and I went on where we had run the tank of fuel almost dry getting to a campsite in the out outback.  We then managed to eat through just about all of our supplies a day early… (turns out that spur of the moment camping adventures should have slightly more...

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Geneva 2014: World première of the supreme Multivan Alltrack

Geneva 2014: World première of the supreme Multivan Alltrack

•All terrain: concept vehicle combines stylish nautical design with rugged off-road features Hannover / Geneva, 3 March 2014. Supreme, effortless ease is the key to freedom. The Multivan Alltrack is an outstanding example of this, as it really is superbly equipped for any task and every route. At the harbour, it stylishly tows a boat trailer, in the city it...

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The Biggest Tray in the Class

The Biggest Tray in the Class

Sponsored by Nuffnang I’ve been eyeing off an Amarok for a little while now as a replacement to the current family Multivan. I’m looking for something a little more off-road to support us on our various treks across the country side and opening up many bush roads (or should I say tracks) that the Multivan just isn’t cut out for. In my latest searches I’ve come across this video: For us, the best part is definitely the tray. I mean,...

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Versatile and especially fuel efficient: Transporter and Multivan BlueMotion

Versatile and especially fuel efficient: Transporter and Multivan BlueMotion

If your thinking this Transporter BlueMotion is Déjà vu, then you are correct! VWCV revealed the Transporter BlueMotion last year with the same drivetrain. Albeit the Transporter BlueMotion from 2013 had a fuel consumption of 6.3L per 100 kilometres and a CO2 rating of 166g/km – this new BlueMotion is obviously updated for 2014MY. Australia has not yet received a Commercial full blown BlueMotion yet and I anticipate we won’t...

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Geneva 2014: World premiere of the T-ROC offers outlook on new SUV model series

Geneva 2014: World premiere of the T-ROC offers outlook on new SUV model series

World premiere of the T-ROC offers outlook on new SUV model series T-ROC makes debut with removable roof halves and digital instruments Powerful front-end design with LED headlights and integrated cameras Ten important facts on the world premiere of the T-ROC: 1.The progressive design of the front end demonstrates...

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