Jeep: 2014 Cherokee Trailhawk review

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

Ford: Longterm 2014 Ranger Wildtrak blog

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

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