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It's been nigh on 60 years since the first 'Great Race' in Bathurst's Mount Panorama. On October 4, a new generation of drivers will test their mettle on the one of Australia's toughest Supercar circuits: the Bathurst 1000. Here's how to watch the race live, free and online in Australia.

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Pouring sugar into a car's gas tank is thought to be a petty yet effective means of sabotage. As parodied on The Simpsons, it's the preferred revenge method of estranged (and deranged) spouses and partners.

The idea is that the sugar causes the car's engine to permanently seize up, resulting in a costly trip to the mechanic. The guys at Project Farm recently put this mischievous theory to the test. Here is the video.

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There are very few people in this world who would wonder, “what would happen if I made a jeep that could fly?” It seems more like the kind of thing you’d make a rough crayon sketch of in kindergarten than it does something someone would actually sit down and seriously draft up. But someone out there, well—they really did try it out.

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Double demerits will be in full force in select states and territories this long weekend. Stuff up just once and you could lose your licence. We explain where double demerits apply and the various traffic offences that are included.

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Volkswagen, a company that has essentially stripped its most iconic model, the VW Beetle, of most of its identity over the last couple of decades, is throwing in the towel with a new Final Edition for the 2019 model year.

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There is no denying the 2018 Tesla Model 3's importance. It is intended to be Tesla’s volume-seller, the car that will hopefully make luxury electric cars more accessible to more people, especially when the long-promised $US35,000 version hits the market. It is the key to Tesla’s future, the source of many of its struggles this year, and an EV—hell, a car, period—truly unlike any other.

Equipped as you see here with distance driving in mind, the Model 3 Long Range further normalizes electric cars by offering a truly capable machine with a mix of power, performance, price, range and convenience no other electric cars currently match. For right now, anyway.

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The Tesla Model 3 is likely one of the most important cars of the decade. When the planned $US35,000 version finally hits the market, it will truly be a luxury electric vehicle for (most of) the masses. But until that happens, we’ll have to contend with the more expensive Long Range version. Here are five things about the Model 3 that you might not have known.

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If you've owned a car for awhile, chances are you've locked your keys inside. You can pay to have a professional break into your car for you, or you can just learn how to do it yourself to save both time and money.

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What I wanted to know was simple: how to drive a manual without breaking it, since repairs are expensive and every piece of advice I got was b.s. So I called up a rally champion and found out what will actually blow up your car in the space of an afternoon, and what will keep it running just about forever.

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For a certain breed of car owner, "doing a doughie" is a quintessential rite of passage. Unfortunately, the rise of electric cars and gentrified teenagers is forcing this bogan artform into terminal decline. When there are no V8 engines left, who will teach the next generation of be-mulleted revheads?

Fortunately, the guys at Engineering Explained have preserved this important knowledge for the parking lots of our future. Sick, bro.

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Drivers around Sydney have been spotted eating, doing their make-up and even reading textbooks by the Daily Telegraph. According to the report, there's nothing cops can do about it because of "legal loopholes" in our road rules. This is patently rubbish.