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Big Brother losers to win new cars

  • 19 June, 2006 09:23

<p>In a massive giveaway, will give new cars to Big Brother evictees</p>
<p>16 June 2006 – In a giveaway that kicked off on Sunday, June 11, Network Ten’s remaining Big Brother evictees will now each receive a handpicked new car courtesy of, the motoring website of Fairfax Digital.</p>
<p>’s editor and motoring expert Toby Hagon will personally choose each car for the evictees from a pool of vehicles, reflecting the wide variety available in’s 60,000 new and used vehicles currently listed.</p>
<p>A range of makes and models being given away will keep viewers guessing which evictee will get which car. Cars to be given away include Toyota, Mitsubishi, Citroen, Holden, Suzuki, Fiat, Volkswagen, Peugeot and Alfa Romeo.</p>
<p>“It’s a thrill to be part of such a massive giveaway,” Toby commented.</p>
<p>“Along with Drive’s team of motoring experts, we’ve selected each car based on various criteria including styling, safety, quality and performance, not to mention its potential appeal to a young and diverse group.</p>
<p>“Each year at Drive we road test more than a thousand cars, which puts us in a good position to ensure soon-to-be-evicted house mates will soon be driving something that their peers will appreciate and is also fun to drive.</p>
<p>“Having watched BB closely, I’ve already got some ideas of which car I reckon should be driven by the various house mates. But obviously I’m not the one who decides who gets what car!</p>
<p>“We take motoring seriously, but we also have to have some fun, especially with a program like Big Brother.”</p>
<p>Big Brother’s Live Eviction Show airs each Sunday evening. The giveaways will run until the show concludes in late July.</p>
<p>Big Brother is made and owned by Endemol Southern Star.</p>
Established in 1999, is a leading Australian automotive website. It offers comprehensive information an all aspects of buying, selling and researching cars. is part of Fairfax Digital. boasts strategic partnerships with industry leaders such as Yahoo! Australia &amp; NZ Cars, Search on Google, Overture, Sensis and OptusNet as well as Web Publications Pty Ltd, publishers of the and automotive websites. For more information visit</p>
<p>For more information or to speak with Julie Coffey, General Manager of please contact:</p>
<p>Gerard Mansour, Red Agency, 02 9955 7877,</p>

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