AUTO

Get the best driv­ing ex­pe­ri­ence pos­si­ble. No mat­ter whether you tend to go for two wheels or four – these are the top ve­hi­cles and ac­ces­sories around

Australian T3 - - BEST OF THE BEST -

FAM­ILY CAR

VOLVO XC60

Well-ap­pointed and exquisitely de­signed, this mid-size hy­brid SUV has all the en­ter­tain­ment op­tions you need, the poise to make those long jour­neys smooth and en­joy­able, and is safe as houses. From $62,990, volvo­cars.com/au

CITY ELEC­TRIC CAR

BMW i3

The i3 is a re­spon­sive, highly prac­ti­cal elec­tric run­about packed with con­nec­tiv­ity op­tions and enough power in its 125kw mo­tor to hit 100km/h in just 7.3 sec­onds. Per­fect for a daily com­mute.

From $63,900, bmw.com.au

CAR DIS­PLAY

NAVDY

An in­no­va­tion that takes the con­cept of the car heads-up dis­play to the next level, with translu­cent map­ping in your eye­line and ges­ture con­trol so you can an­swer calls or dis­miss alerts with a wave.

$799, navdy.com

DASH CAM

GARMIN DASH CAM 55

Con­stantly watch­ing the road, the Dash Cam 55 does more than record footage and save it in case of an in­ci­dent. Driver­aware­ness warn­ings will tell you if you’re too close or veer­ing out of your lane. $249, garmin.com

ELEC­TRIC BIKE

SCOTT ESUB TOUR

You still need to pedal, but Scott’s bat­tery as­sist makes a huge dif­fer­ence in ac­cel­er­a­tion and torque, mean­ing you’ll han­dle hills with ease and leave other road users stand­ing at the lights.

$4,399, bi­cy­cle­su­per­store.com.au

SMART HEL­MET

LIVALL 2017 SMART HEL­MET

A con­nected hel­met with turn sig­nals, speak­ers for safe Blue­tooth call­ing, ride­track­ing fa­cil­i­ties to keep you push­ing harder, and an SOS alert which de­tects im­pacts and shares your lo­ca­tion. $229.99, livall.com

FUN CAR

JAGUAR F-TYPE

In coupé or con­vert­ible form, the lat­est F-Type rules the road. Fine lines, amaz­ing agility and a two-litre, four-cylin­der turbo en­gine that kicks hard with­out cost­ing the earth. You’ll be grin­ning be­hind the wheel. From $107,017, jaguar.com.au

LONG-RANGE ELEC­TRIC CAR

TESLA MODEL S 100D

Safe, su­per-smart and speedy, Tesla’s all-elec­tric sa­loon has ev­ery­thing you’d ex­pect and more. It’s a true tech­no­log­i­cal marvel, with a range of over 500km, so even long jour­neys are no prob­lem. From $159,903, tesla.com

SAT NAV

TOMTOM GO 6200

Sat-nav brought bang up to date, with pin­per­fect map­ping joined by on-board Wi-Fi, a data SIM to keep you up to date with the traf­fic, and full hands-free fa­cil­i­ties for your phone, in­clud­ing nar­rated alerts. $449, tomtom.com

IN-CAR CHARG­ING

STK HUB

Five ports in two parts – a pair plugged into the 12V socket, and three in the back via an ex­ten­sion mod­ule – means every­one in the car can share the Hub’s 10.8A of charg­ing power at one time. $35.99, stk-life.com

ELEC­TRIC FOLD­ING BIKE

VELECTRIX FOLDAWAY

Col­lapsi­ble into a lug­gage-sized pack­age via a su­per-ro­bust hinged frame, and ad­justable in sec­onds to fit tall rid­ers, this com­pact unit feels more like a full-size cy­cle than you’d think.

$1,795, velectrix.com.au

BIKE NAV

BEE­LINE BIKE COM­PASS

More of a tra­di­tional nav­i­ga­tion de­vice than a mod­ern one, the back­lit E-Ink dis­play of the Bee­line con­stantly points to your des­ti­na­tion and tells you how far pre­cisely you have left to ride.

$169, bee­line.com

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