Honda: 2015 CR-Z Sport review

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

Suzuki: 2014 Swift RS quick drive

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.

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

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.

Honda: 2014 CRV Sport N

Posted on December 11th, 2014

Sometimes it’s good to get a press vehicle with more than 20,000km on the clock because we journalists don’t exactly spare the horses and you can really tell what a real-world example would be like Read More

Honda: 2014 Civic LN review

Posted on December 2nd, 2014

Back in the day I was a composer for TV and games and things, and one of the first things you learn is that it’s not about you. Your music is not there to distract Read More

European-sourced Holden’s on their way

Posted on November 21st, 2014

While the debate rages as to what will replace the Commodore as Holden’s large car come 2018 – there are new lion-badged options coming far sooner that deserve a look – and may provide clues Read More

Toyota: 2014 Yaris ZR and GX hatches review

Posted on November 17th, 2014

This pair of Yaris – maybe that’s Yarii – are set to wage war on the urban landscape, giving potential punters a budget option or a ‘fries-with-that’ option in the small car segment. As far Read More

Holden: 2014 Barina RS review

Posted on November 11th, 2014

RS is a hallowed badge that has traditionally meant Rallye Sport, Rally Sport or Rennsport (German for racing sport). Who can deny that cars such as the Ford RS Cosworth, the Renault Megane RS265, the Read More