News: Peugeot adds another engine to local 308 line-up

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Peugeot New Zealand has added a new1.6-litre turbocharged petrol Allure hatch and wagon model to the new 308 range. These new models are now available for sale at Peugeot dealerships nationwide.

The all-new 308 range now consists of three model variants in New Zealand: Access, Active and Allure.

The hatch is now available with a range of engines: a turbocharged petrol 96kW1.2-litre PureTech, a new 110kW turbocharged petrol 1.6-litre and turbocharged diesel BlueHDi 2-litre. Continue reading “Peugeot adds another engine to local 308 line-up” »

News: Only one manual Mustang GT coming

2015Mustang_t6r845dccccFord has announced pricing for the all-new Ford Mustang Fastback and Convertible.

There is only one manual transmission offered in the 5-litre V8 GT Fastback, all other engine and body configurations are solely equipped with an automatic transmission.

The new Mustang arrives later this year with a recommended retail price (RRP) starting at $56,990 for the Fastback variant featuring an automatic transmission with a 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine. Continue reading “Only one manual Mustang GT coming” »

News: All-new XC 90 revealed at Volvo ocean race pavilion

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Caption: Volvo XC 90 presentation by safety specialist Jonas Wepsalainen

Volvo New Zealand this morning lifted the covers off an all-new pre-production XC 90 SUV at it’s ocean race pavilion in Auckland’s Viaduct harbour, only two weeks prior to the opening of it’s newest showroom in Auckland.

A safety specialist from the Gothenburg Volvo visitor centre, Jonas Wepsalainen, introduced the features and benefits of the all-new XC 90 to assembled media and guests.

The public reveal of the long awaited 7-seat SUV which is available in D5 diesel, T6 petrol and T8 twin engine plug-in petrol electric hybrid variants comes ahead of the new Volvo showroom in Greenlane, Auckland which will officially open its doors on Friday March 13. Continue reading “All-new XC 90 revealed at Volvo ocean race pavilion” »

News: ‘Goldie’ signs on with BMW

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Former dual-international rugby player and cricketer Jeff Wilson has signed on a new partnership with BMW New Zealand.

Wilson is now a rising star on the other side of the camera appearing on TV as a highly regarded presenter and sports commentator.

He will now be an ambassador for the brand, and is driving a new BMW X5. Continue reading “‘Goldie’ signs on with BMW” »

News: Audi reveals new R8

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Audi has revealed its updated R8 supercar, ahead of its first public appearance at the Geneva Motor Show.

The headline power plant it a 5.2 FSI V10 engine with up to 449kW, capable of a 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds. The car uses a space frame constructed of aluminium, with the car carrying a large amount of carbon fibre.

That construction means the car weighs in at a relatively-light 1454kg – up to 50kg lighter than its predecessor. Continue reading “Audi reveals new R8” »

News: Update for Cruze

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Holden has updated its Aussie-built small car, the Cruze.

The car gets a new face, with LED Daytime Running Lights, alongside a number of other weeks.

The Cruze Equipe benefits from new 17” alloy wheels and exterior mirrors with integrated turn signal lamps. Continue reading “Update for Cruze” »

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