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

Holden: 2014 Calais-V Sportwagon review

Posted on June 18th, 2014

Every time I read Calais, I immediately think Dover. They were the two ports at either end of the ferry across the English Channel to France, until it was superseded by the Channel Tunnel, which Read More

Doing what SUVs do

Posted on June 18th, 2014

As evidenced by our previous long-term experience in a Holden Volt, the team here at Auto Media Group are big funs of cars with plugs. Or more precisely cars that plug-in. And so we are Read More

Audi: 2014 A3 1.8T Sport sedan review

Posted on June 11th, 2014

You’d think that getting out of a 221kW Audi S3 and straight into a 132kW A3 might be a bit of a let-down, but it actually wasn’t bad at all. In comparison to the S3, Read More