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Wake up to yourself, and give me a break


THIS column is written for the man I met at a cocktail function in Melbourne last week who bragged about how he could do the journey from where he lives in Melbourne to ...

THIS column is written for the man I met at a cocktail function in Melbourne last week who bragged about how he could do the journey from where he lives in Melbourne to where his kids live in Sydney in just under ...


Bentley concept GT a nod to the past and a vision of the future


BENTLEY Motors celebrated its 100th birthday this week by gifting the world its vision of “the future of luxury mobility”. The concept EXP 100 GT showcases the high-end ...

BENTLEY Motors celebrated its 100th birthday this week by gifting the world its vision of “the future of luxury mobility”. The concept EXP 100 GT showcases the high-end British brand’s projection of what electric ...


Photo exhibition reveals dark side of Rolls-Royce


‘BADASS” isn’t a word that springs immediately to mind when contemplating a Rolls-Royce motor car. “Austere”, “statesman-like”, “owned-by-someone-who’s-not-me” are more ...

‘BADASS” isn’t a word that springs immediately to mind when contemplating a Rolls-Royce motor car. “Austere”, “statesman-like”, “owned-by-someone-who’s-not-me” are more the norm. But when Rolls-Royce drapes the ...


I had one but the wheels (almost) fell off


BEWARE if you drive a 2019 Mazda3. If you’re a Madam Wheels reader you probably don’t, but maybe one of your kids does. Mazda issued a recall on July 3, concerning “an ...

BEWARE if you drive a 2019 Mazda3. If you’re a Madam Wheels reader you probably don’t, but maybe one of your kids does. Mazda issued a recall on July 3, concerning “an issue with the wheel studs that connect the ...


Pagani convoy hits Goodwood festival for 20th birthday bash


CULT Italian hypercar maker Pagani Automobili turns 20 this year and is marking the occasion in typically record-breaking style at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed. ...

CULT Italian hypercar maker Pagani Automobili turns 20 this year and is marking the occasion in typically record-breaking style at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed. From Thursday, Pagani owners and fans of the ...


'Mad panic' as luxury car buyers race to beat new tax


LUXURY car dealers in Melbourne enjoyed an unnaturally stellar June following a soft year as car buyers race to buy before new taxes come into effect on Monday. Today is ...

LUXURY car dealers in Melbourne enjoyed an unnaturally stellar June following a soft year as car buyers race to buy before new taxes come into effect on Monday. Today is officially the last chance Victorian car ...


Music auction hits a bum note


THE Companion is an enthusiastic if somewhat unskilled guitarist. He’s noodled around on various instruments for decades, never really progressing past a reasonable level ...

THE Companion is an enthusiastic if somewhat unskilled guitarist. He’s noodled around on various instruments for decades, never really progressing past a reasonable level of competence as a rhythm guitarist. But in ...


Mercedes-AMG GT3 to feed customers' need for speed


CUSTOMER racing programs have become de rigueur among the most luxurious of global car marques. McLaren, Ferrari, Bentley, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Porsche, Audi and ...

CUSTOMER racing programs have become de rigueur among the most luxurious of global car marques. McLaren, Ferrari, Bentley, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Porsche, Audi and BMW are all in the mix, offering customers with ...


I'll do it later: why we procrastinate


RECENTLY I read that the root cause of procrastination for many people is, in actual fact, perfectionism. So the theory goes, people put off starting a task for fear of ...

RECENTLY I read that the root cause of procrastination for many people is, in actual fact, perfectionism. So the theory goes, people put off starting a task for fear of not being able to complete it absolutely ...

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