Ford: 2014 Ranger Wildtrak Review

Posted on September 26th, 2014

The Ranger Wildtrak is the top-of-the-range ute for when you have to look like you need a ute, but you’re not going to be doing hard-core driving that will damage its many accessories and prominent Read More

Audi: 2014 A3 1.8 TFSI Cabriolet review

Posted on September 24th, 2014

Spring in Auckland is quite the mixed bag weatherwise. One day, driving wind and rain, the next driving wind and rain, and so on. But occasionally you get a stunner, and I was lucky to Read More

Mazda: 2014 Mazda3 SP25 hatch & SP25 Limited sedan review

Posted on September 24th, 2014

The all-new Mazda3 is the third vehicle in the Mazda line to sport the Kodo – Soul of Motion design theme with the distinctive five-point grille that is now shared with the Mazda6, CX-5 SUV, Read More

Mercedes-Benz: 2014 CLA 250 Sport 4Matic review

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

A few months ago we drove the CLA 45 AMG 4Matic (read review here) and were thoroughly impressed with its ability, but we felt the terrier-like nature of the car could become tiresome for some consumers. Read More

Holden: 2014 Captiva LTZ diesel review

Posted on September 18th, 2014

It feels a bit weird putting 2014 in this article because the Captiva 5 we are testing started life in 2006 and has only had a couple of minor upgrades during the last 8 years. Read More

MINI: 2014 Cooper S hatch quick drive

Posted on September 16th, 2014

At the same time as I had the keys to the latest Mini Cooper S in my pocket, I happened upon a documentary from Britain’s BBC as to why the German automotive industry was so Read More

Jaguar XE unveiled at Earls Court

Posted on September 15th, 2014

Last week Jaguar unveiled its new XE sports sedan to dealers and distributors from around the globe in Earls Court, London. The XE will go on sale in 2015, with the high-performance S model at Read More

Skoda: 2014 Yeti City TSI V Yeti Outdoor TDI

Posted on September 15th, 2014

For 2014 the two model Skoda Yeti range has received a revamped front end and mildly modified tailgate to bring it into line with the new corporate exterior design as worn by the all-new Rapid, Read More