Suzuki: 2014 S-Cross Limited AllGrip review

Posted on January 7th, 2015
Posted on January 7th, 2015

Up to now the expanding breed of crossover vehicles have passed over my head without any interest, whatsoever. I’ve dodged the temptation of owning any cars such as the Ford Territory or any Q-series Audi Read More

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Mazda: 2014 Mazda3 SP22 Limited hatch review

Posted on January 6th, 2015
Posted on January 6th, 2015

There have been previous diesel versions of the Mazda3 available in global markets but sensibly the New Zealand distributor held back from local sale until there was an automatic transmission available, as previously only a Read More

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Ford: Ranger Wildtrak longterm test #2

Posted on January 6th, 2015
Posted on January 6th, 2015

Its taken almost two years to get my hands on a Ranger Wildtrak, because at launch Ford New Zealand simply couldn’t get enough production to satisfy customer demand let alone put a car on the Read More

Its taken almost two years to get my hands on a Ranger Wildtrak, becau ...

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Jeep: 2014 Cherokee Trailhawk review

Posted on January 6th, 2015
Posted on January 6th, 2015

That grille and the menacing eyes simply scare difficult terrain out of the way. Underpinning the seriousness of Jeep’s commitment to dominating the road less paved, you can wade through water up to 508mm deep Read More

That grille and the menacing eyes simply scare difficult terrain out o ...

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Ford: Longterm 2014 Ranger Wildtrak blog

Posted on December 22nd, 2014
Posted on December 22nd, 2014

This time last year the Auto Media Group office was lucky enough to have Holden’s plug-in Volt in residence for a couple of months. Our longterm(ish) car this summer is a little more market-relevant

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Honda: 2015 CR-Z Sport review

Posted on December 22nd, 2014
Posted on December 22nd, 2014

The Honda CR-Z is a hybrid sports hatchback that harks back to the original CR-X which was built from 1983-91. The flat back and split rear windscreen are the signature elements, and it retains its Read More

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Suzuki: 2014 Swift RS quick drive

Posted on December 16th, 2014
Posted on December 16th, 2014

Since it’s launch in 2005, the Swift light hatchback has gone from being a quantum leap in Suzuki product design and quality, to a strong front runner in discerning car markets such as New Zealand.

Since it’s launch in 2005, the Swift light hatchback has gone from bei ...

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Isuzu: 2014 MU-X and D-Max 4×4 LS-T review

Posted on December 15th, 2014
Posted on December 15th, 2014

Isuzu Ute first introduced its luxury specification seven-seat MU-X SUV to the New Zealand market just in time for the National Fieldays, and the one-size-fits all variant is available from dealerships for $65,990.

Isuzu Ute first introduced its luxury specification seven-seat MU-X SU ...

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