Simone

CarTell.tv Video Presenter

I studied Biomedical Science at University and a Diploma of Languages in French. You could say I am a bit of a nerd and love discovering how things work! I have an analytical mind and always like to delve deeper. But I also know how to let loose and have FUN! I also moonlight as a singer and write and perform my own music. Ever since I was a kid I shared a love of cars with my dad, especially big SUVs and luxury cars. One of my favourite past-times is going camping and 4-wheel driving in beautiful secluded spots in South Australia.

My First Car

My first car was a white 1987 Mazda 626 hatchback that my beautiful Nan gave me. It was such an ugly-ass car but I thought I was so cool driving around in it, cruising with my friends down to the beach blasting hip-hop music full blast. We had some good times in that car… until the engine blew up. Then it was onto a VY Commodore.

What do you drive now?

I now drive a 2012 Renault Fluence. I got a great deal on this car and thought it was a sophisticated match for me. It drives beautifully and I love the leather seats and sun-roof. Plus, it is French – and I love all things French!

What car did you go on your first date in?

The guy pulled up in a 1994 Lexus Soarer… I was very impressed. It had a sun-roof and a great sound system which were the most important things in a car to me back then. That car was awesome…. The guy, however, was not.

Your dream car?

I’ve always been a huge fan of the Lamborghini. I can see myself driving that one day. I had a photoshoot with one years ago. And the Audi R8s are hotttt!!! I’d like one in black, white or gun-metal grey. I love powerful, animalistic cars that give you a thrill.

Recent Video Reviews Featuring Simone

2017 Toyota Kluger Grande AWD

Safe, roomy, revered and practical, the 2017 Toyota Kluger seems to justify the price. What does Simone think about that?

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2017 Ford Escape Ambiente FWD

Simone reviews the 2017 Ford Escape Ambiente FWD. The Ford Escape has had to up its game regarding features, design, and performance to keep up with other heavy hitters in the market like the Toyota Rav 4, Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson and the Kia Sportage.

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2017 Volkswagen Passat 132 TSI

In this video, Simone reviews the 2017 Volkswagen Passat 132 TSI Comfortline with R-Line pack. Watch her review to find out more about this popular mid-size sedan.

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2017 Suzuki S-Cross Turbo Prestige

The 2017 Suzuki S-Cross is far more than the previous one. And in this video, Simone reviews the top-range Turbo Prestige model.

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2017 Hyundai Tucson 30 – Turbo

For 2017 Hyundai have added some sportier features to the Tucson which include a smaller, faster 1.6 litre Turbo Petrol engine.

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