Articles by Graham Smith

Graham Smith contributing journalist and all-round knowledge bank

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
With the X-Trail riding on a wave of popularity Nissan chose to tweak the...Read more
The SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) phenomenon began in the 1970s with...Read more
Big cars were still going gangbusters when the fifth-generation Honda...Read more
The Honda Civic offers small car buyers a little more than the rest; it...Read more
The seventh generation Honda Civic was more staid than sporty compared to...Read more
Honda has long had a reputation for building high quality prestige cars...Read more
Honda has long used its involvement in motorsport to promote an image of...Read more
Transporting a family, particularly a large one, often means sacrifices...Read more
The Honda Integra had the same soft image as most other Japanese sports...Read more