Articles by Graham Smith

Graham Smith

Graham Smith contributing journalist and all-round knowledge bank

Remember that old saying: “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it.” Well, that...Read more
Honda was already on a winner with the CR-V, but the new RE model that...Read more
The SUV market was really beginning to swing by the time Honda launched...Read more
The SUV market was still in its infancy when Honda launched its first CR-V...Read more
The Forester has been one of the most popular and highly rated SUVs on the...Read more
The many fans of Subaru’s four-wheel drive models were rejoicing with the...Read more
The emergence of the four-wheel/all-wheel drive SUV wagon as the vehicle...Read more
Released in 2011 the all-new PX Ranger was Ford’s entry into the new-age...Read more
Once just a workhorse the humble ute is now called upon to perform all...Read more
After several less than successful attempts to market small cars from...Read more
The humble utility has always been a sentimental favourite of Australians...Read more
Before the Global Financial Crisis triggered a move by Holden to source...Read more
It’s not so long ago that small cars like the Astra meant little to Holden...Read more
With the Australian hunger for big cars still raging in the late-1980s...Read more

Buying cheap second hand cars is a risky business. Buy the right car...Read more

The great motoring revolution that has taken place in recent years was...Read more
The Mitsubishi Lancer is a Japanese car designed and made to a high...Read more
The Lancer has been a steady and sturdy presence on the local market for...Read more
The CJ Lancer arrived in 2007 with plenty of promise. Compared to the...Read more