Snow you didn’t09/04/15
Dan, Mike and Kez Casey head to chilly Mt Hotham to drive some Audis in the snow. Why? Because they can. Kez takes a look at the new-gen Mini JCW to find out if the auto is any good, and the gents look at what is coming up at the Frankfurt motor show....
Tim, Mike and Feann head to the gym to check out lots of hot muscle... cars. Muscle cars. The boys chat with journo Steve Normoyle who contributed to the book, Ford: The Muscle Car Classics 1969-79 about all things Ford. The chaps also get in a tizz...
Baby got hatchback
Dan and Mike welcome newcomer Amanda to the Fender Bender fold, and try and convince her that hatchbacks are good things, but her American brain ain't taking none of that! Dan goes back in time and drives a classic Citroen 5CV, and the boys look at...
Tim, Mike and Matty Brogan get into the nitty gritty around the importance of safety tech, specifically autonomous emergency braking, and ANCAP CEO Nicholas Clarke calls in to give us the lowdown. Matty B drives a car that looks like a Beluga Whale -...
Dan is joined by Mike and Feann Torr, and the boys go all the way to Thailand to drive a car designed and engineered, but not built in Australia - the new Everest SUV. Feann gives some sage advice on driving in the snow as the lads chat about Audi's...
Fender Bender introduces its newest recruit, American correspondent Amanda Palacios to talk muscle cars and lots more. Meanwhile, Dan, Paul Maric and Feann Torr get all hot and sweaty over the Lamborghini Huracan and Aventador. The post American...
High School Reunion
Tim tells Mike and Dan about the time a week ago when he tried to impress people at his 20-year high school reunion by turning up in a fancy BMW only to discover that everyone else had had a BMW. Or something else fancy. Which begged the question -...
Dan, Paul Maric and Kez Casey go deep into the week of motoring, and while Kez goes all sexy and drives a Toyota Aurion, Dan has a bit more fun on Mt Panorama with a bunch of Mercedes-AMG models. The post AMGee whizz appeared first on Fender Bender.
Tim, Mike and Byron squeeze themselves into the light-car segment to look at what is on offer at the bottom end... of the new-car market. They also question Ford Australia's marketing approach and ask why women are charged more at the repairers then...
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Dan hosts the lovely Kez Casey and newbie Paul Maric as the chaps discuss all the juicy goss from the week in motoring. Dan takes a walk through supercar-maker McLaren's HQ in England, while Paul details the connectivity between the sublime BMW i8...
Tim, welcomes Byron Mathioudakis and Feann Torr back to the JOY studios, and after attempting to work out a drag name for Feann, the boys get down to motoring business. This week the big news is Alfa Romeo's new high-powered Giulia sedan that is set...
Tim, Mike and Matty Brogan shovel through the motoring goings on in the past week, including having a look at the sedate looking Peugeot 308 GTi. Does it need to look meaner? Also Matty B offers advice on staying safe on the roads this winter and we...
Dan, Mike and Byron Mathioudakis trawl through the week's motoring news, looking at a whole bunch of stuff including the new super high-tech BMW 7 Series. Dan takes a deep dive into the massively improved new Kia Sorento which is way more than just a...
Oh, what’s the feeling?
Why oh why oh why do so many people buy Toyota cars? Reliability? Relatively low cost of ownership? Or sexy design? It's probably not the last one, but Tim, Mike and guest Feann Torr dissect why Toyota is so well loved in Australia. The boys also talk...
After a two-year absence, Fender Bender returns to JOY 94.9’s annual Radiothon and celebrates all that is awesome about JOY and volunteering. With the theme of Re:Member (geddit?) Tim, Mike and Dan cast their minds […] document.createElement('audio');...
It’s a Mike fest this week as Dan is joined by Mikes Costello and Stevens to gab about everything from Audi’s cool new synthetic petrol, potentially deadly airbags and the merits of the under-appreciated Kia […]...
Sexiest show ever
Tim and Mike gather once again to dissect the week in motoring news, and this show was as sexy as it gets. Not only do the boys take a look at the latest federal budget […]...
The prodigal son returns
Fender Bender fans are in for a treat with the return of the esteemed Jeremi to the airwaves. He is joined by Dan and Mike who talk all thinks Skoda and the final Holden Commodore, […]...
Good things… small packages
Tim, Dan and special guest star Tony O’Kane gather to discuss pressing issues in motoring, such as the bitch fight between the chairman and the CEO of Volkswagen and something called a LandWind X7. The […] document.createElement('audio');...
Let the ocean take me
Dan, Mike and guest Feann Torr chip away at the motoring news of the week. Dan regales the boys with his tale of nearly losing a rather pricey BMW X3 to the Indian Ocean off […]...
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