Sonata leads the naming change for Hyundai

Posted on January 19th, 2015

The newly renamed midsize Sonata sedan range leads the product charge for Hyundai in 2015, to be followed by the Genesis luxury sedan at the end of January, a facelift i30 will arrive in quarter Read More

Citroen: 2014 C4 Picasso review

Posted on January 9th, 2015

Named after a man who took pushed the boundaries of design, the C4 Picasso follows suit with some bold exterior styling and some features drawn in the wrong place on the inside. Let’s deal with Read More

Holden: 2014 VF Commodore SS-V Redline review

Posted on January 8th, 2015

The Holden Commodore SS-V is the best reason I can think of to not buy an SUV. I can drive up kerbs (carefully) in the SS-V, just like the requirements of 99% of SUV owners. Read More

Swift range revised after ten years at the top

Posted on January 7th, 2015

To celebrate the Suzuki Swift achieving a decade of being New Zealand’s top selling light car, the New Zealand distributor has axed two model variants and dropped the price on the base model by 5%. Read More

Falcons due February but most to special order

Posted on January 7th, 2015

Ford has released it’s pricing for the FG X Falcon range which arrives in showrooms in February but only the XR6 and XR8 sedans will be held in stock. Of a seven model line up, Read More

Suzuki: 2014 S-Cross Limited AllGrip review

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

Mazda: 2014 Mazda3 SP22 Limited hatch review

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

Ford: Ranger Wildtrak longterm test #2

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