Adelaide GreenZone Drive

Adelaide GreenZone Drive

Adelaide GreenZone Drive kicked off with a flurry of activity on Thursday 20th October as South Australians took the opportunity to test drive the very latest in green cars.

The four day public event, which is part of the Veolia World Solar Challenge finish line activities at Victoria Square, hosted its first test drive at 11am on Thursday 20th October and was visited by South Australian resident motor sport legend Vern Schuppan, OAM and Deputy Lord Major of Adelaide, David Plumbridge, AM.

Mr Schuppan took the opportunity to try some of the cars available including the fully electric Nissan LEAF and Mitsubishi iMiEV.

Over 100 test drives were conducted on the first day with at least seven vehicles available to drive on the 3.5km city drive route at any one time.

The Adelaide Green Zone Drive runs until 3pm on Sunday October 23 and bookings can be made on www.greenzonedrive.com.au or on-site at Victoria Square.

The following vehicles will be available to test at the Adelaide GreenZone Drive:

Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport, Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro, Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro, BMW 320d, BMW X1 sDrive 2.0d, Honda Jazz GLi, Honda Insight VTI-L, Mitsubishi i-MiEV (2 examples), Nissan LEAF, Renault Latitude 2.0 dCi, Renault MEGANE hatch diesel, Toyota Hybrid Camry, Toyota Prius i-TECH

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.