The Road Ahead : October November 2007
Be unstoppable with your free accommodation guide Upgrade to Ultra Care to receive your copy RACQ Ultra Care provides real piece of mind, with a long list of added benefits that you can call on after a breakdown. Upgrade today and receive your free copy of the latest 2007- 2008 RACQ Tourist Park Guide or the RACQ Accommodation Guide. Call 13 1905, visit your local RACQ branch or racq.com Some limits and conditions apply ACCOMMODATION TAXI HIRE CAR FUEL LOCKSMITH EXTENDED TOWING 11111 OCT/NOV 07 15 FEATURES Best cars coming STORY CHRIS BISHOP There's something for ever yone in the eighth Australia's Best Cars awards. The awards' premise in 2007 remains focused on consumers, with 12 categories, more than 250 current models and a broad spectrum of prices. There's a treasure trove of ratings on ever y car in areas such as depreciation, running and repair costs, standard features, fuel consumption, security, space and practicality, plus those key considerations of safety and the environment. Many hours of test-driving provide scores on comfor t, per formance, ride, handling, braking, noise levels and off- road ability (where applicable). This month, the top three vehicles in each categor y undergo a final round of testing to clarify scores and anoint the best. It shapes as a battle royale for the nation's most popular vehicles, mid-sized cars under $28,000, with the Honda Civic under siege from newcomers Corolla, Impreza, Lancer and Hyundai i30. WIN a trip to ABC's gala event RACQ is offering you and your par tner tickets to the 2007 Australia's Best Cars awards night in Melbourne on Tuesday, December 4. The prize includes seats for two at the awards dinner, two return economy air fares to Melbourne and overnight accommodation at the RACV City Club, including buffet breakfast. You will also receive a special 'Behind the Scenes' experience at the award- winning Melbourne Zoo. To enter, write your name, address and membership number on the back of an envelope and send it to Australia's Best Cars competition, PO Box 527, Spring Hill, Qld 4004. Entries must be mailed and received by Wednesday, November 7, 2007.
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