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  • Don’t Cook Your Car This Summer

    Don’t Cook Your Car This Summer

    After having blown one transmission on our BT-50 while four-wheel driving and having it replaced under warranty, we were extremely cautious about hitching a 2700kg RV onto the towbar. Replacing a transmission can cost anywhere between 5-15k, so avoiding another fiasco was a high priority. Being without a vehicle for weeks while a repair takes place is a right pain in the neck!

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  • Top 10 Outback Pubs

    Top 10 Outback Pubs

    There’s nothing more quintessentially Australian than the outback pub. Full of character (and characters), if the walls of these watering holes could talk they’d tell more than a few ripper yarns. How many have you ticked off your bucket list?

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  • Weekend Escapes

    Weekend Escapes

    We’d all like to hit the road for two weeks or more on an extended summer holiday, but for many of us the annual leave balance just won’t allow it. Keep the boss happy and opt for a quick weekend escape instead. Here’s our pick of the best summer weekenders just a stone’s throw from major capital cities.

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  • New Zealand Cooper Mustang National Tour

    New Zealand Cooper Mustang National Tour

    The Cooper Tires New Zealand team unleashed our newest promo vehicle onto the roads of New Zealand to put the new UHP RS3-G1 tyre to the ultimate test.

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  • Snowbirds, hitching up to head north

    Snowbirds, hitching up to head north

    While winter means cozing up in the couch for some, it also means hitching up for the Snowbirds who are ready to head North to escape the cold weather in the Southern parts of the country.

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  • Overloading your SUV. How much can it handle?

    Overloading your SUV. How much can it handle?

    The importance of tyre pressures and load ratings Something that is not well known or understood is the load index of a tyre and how it works. Every vehicle has a minimum tyre load rating which is designed and set by the vehicle manufacturer...

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  • Tyre Check Tips for Safe Travels

     Tyre Check Tips for Safe Travels

    Before you set off on your next road trip, check these tyre check tips to ensure that you and your family are safe on the open road.

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