Holden: 2014 VF Commodore SS-V Redline review

Posted on January 8th, 2015
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

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Swift range revised after ten years at the top

Posted on January 7th, 2015
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

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Falcons due February but most to special order

Posted on January 7th, 2015
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

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Suzuki: 2014 S-Cross Limited AllGrip review

Posted on January 7th, 2015
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

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Mazda: 2014 Mazda3 SP22 Limited hatch review

Posted on January 6th, 2015
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

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Ford: Ranger Wildtrak longterm test #2

Posted on January 6th, 2015
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

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Jeep: 2014 Cherokee Trailhawk review

Posted on January 6th, 2015
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

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Ford: Longterm 2014 Ranger Wildtrak blog

Posted on December 22nd, 2014
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

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