Performance parts – price is just one factor

Upgrading your car with performance parts to improve the car's overall performance and handling is a serious undertaking and something that should only be undertaken by an expert. You may have read the mags, been to the shows and seen the YouTube footage of car mods that deliver amazing horsepower. ...

Forget everything Grandad told you about ŠKODA’s

Times have changed and so have ŠKODA’s. Modern ŠKODA vehicles are much more sophisticated than their vintage counterparts, and they’ve earned a new and better reputation for reliability and performance. They may have been born on the wrong side of the Iron Curtain, but they were welcomed into the...
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Performance Tuning

Talk to any car enthusiast and they’ll tell you buying an Audi, VW or Skoda is a great first step.  But, if you want maximum performance from your VAG car then you need a Performance Tune, and that’s a specialist job… So, what’s in a tune? Tuning an engine is how your specialist mechanic makes the b...
Petrol vs Diesel the Good Oil by Elite Euro

Petrol vs Diesel the Good Oil

Once upon a time the place to buy diesel was a truck stop. Occasionally, you’d find a diesel pump stuck at the far end of the forecourt. It was there for passing truckies or farmers to fill up. Today it’s a very different world. The diesel bowser is next to the ULP or high octane petrol in almost e...

Top tips for test driving a new car

If you’re in the market for a new euro car, you’ve already made one good decision. A new vehicle is a significant investment, so remember “buyer beware”. The salesperson’s job is to make sure you sign on the dotted line… it’s how they earn their living! To help you make the right choice, here are ou...

Top European cars in Australia and what makes them great

Our customers fall in love their European cars because they incorporate great visual appeal and styling, excellence in engineering and reliability as standard features. 2016 was a tough market for new car sales in Australia, but European cars managed to either maintain or sightly improve their posit...
The difference between genuine, OEM and aftermarket parts by Elite Euro

Genuine, OEM, or Aftermarket – what’s the difference?

Navigating your way through the spare part market can be a nightmare. There are thousands of options and a vast range of prices. So, it’s hard to know what you’re buying. All parts are not created equal. So, let’s take the sales hype out and examine what you get and if it’s up to the job. Genuine pa...
What is included in your Audi Service by Elite Euro

So you’ve purchased an Audi!

When you’ve invested in a prestige car like an Audi, you’ve purchased critically acclaimed German engineering that can trace its roots back to the early days of the automobile. Now under the ownership of the Volkswagen Group (VAG), Audi produces a range of luxury cars with a hard-earned reputation f...

The benefits of using a German Auto Service Centre

– Are you looking for a reliable, professional alternative to expensive Main Dealerships? – Someone who is a passionate about your Euro car as you are? – Someone experienced who you can trust to look after and maintain your European car, and who won’t compromise your new car warranty?   Loo...