Kia: 2014 Soul SX 1.6 review

Posted on July 14th, 2014

Minor acts of altruism are good for your soul, and so it was with great coincidence and pleasure that I was able to follow and help apprehend a drunk driver, maintaining a phone conversation with Read More

Mercedes-Benz: All-wheel-drive GLA and CLA models arrive

Posted on July 13th, 2014

It was ironic that Mercedes-Benz held its Australasian media launch of the new all-wheel-drive CLA 250 Sport 4Matic and GLA 250 4Matic models during one of the worse winter storms to hit the North Island Read More

FPV: 2014 FPV GT review

Posted on July 6th, 2014

Video killed the radio star, and the rise and rise of the SUV has unfortunately also killed off the demand for the large performance executive and family sedan. Which is a great pity, because for Read More

Renault: 2014 Clio Expression TCe 120 quick drive

Posted on June 28th, 2014

When a lovely lady named Gail rang me from the Auckland Renault dealership to book a press drive of the new Clio hatch, she asked me what body colour I would like?

BMW: 2014 116i Innovation Edition quick drive

Posted on June 28th, 2014

What’s not to like about a compact premium rear-wheel-drive hatchback, especially when it comes laden with lots of additional equipment at no extra cost?

Blogs: A different point of view

Posted on June 25th, 2014

It’s been an interesting week and a bit here at Car and SUV headquarters because we’ve had two quite different vehicles to drive, one being the Outlander PHEV SUV and the other a supercharged V8 Read More

Kia: 2014 Pro_c’eed GT review

Posted on June 24th, 2014

The Germans have a fantastic array of compound words. In German you can keep adding descriptive words together to form a word that’s a bit like a train with multiple carriages. One such word is Read More

Holden: 2014 VF Commodore VF Evoke sedan review

Posted on June 24th, 2014

The power was out because we had a proper storm. Proper storms are always good for debris-strewn photos, and that’s what you’ve got: the brilliant red of the Evoke against the green and brown of Read More