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Karl Peskett

Eminent motoring journalist Karl Peskett has spent years in the field, covering everything and anything devoted to four wheels.

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A passionate writer, editor, and driver, Karl Peskett is the go-to man when it comes to automotive information. With a background in print, he has been researching and writing about cars for years, and frequently travels across the globe to test-drive new vehicles.

Karl’s love affair with cars began in his father’s shed where, at a very young age, he helped to rebuild and restore a Bathurst favourite, the Holden LJ GTR XU-1. He has since spent much of his time in sheds, building experience and a solid mechanical knowledge through restoring the Ford XY and XA GT, Chrysler Valiant Charger, HK Monaro and other race-bred classics.

Shortly after getting his licence, Karl became involved with local motorsport, and a few years later he was asked to travel to Sydney to begin work experience with Wheels Magazine.

Having spent time in video, radio and online, Karl brings a wealth of knowledge to the table, and always provides a unique point of view. With his sense of humour and ability to conduct deep and technical analyses, Karl is a man who tells it like he sees it.

Phrase you overuse? “Yes, exactly.”

Superpower of choice? Predicting the future, so I can see how much fallout there is from what I’ve said.

Signature dance move? Standing still.

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