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

Mercedes-Benz: 2014 C 250 sedan review

Posted on October 27th, 2014

After a week behind the wheel of a new Mercedes-Benz S 500 sedan, swapping over into a new Mercedes-Benz C 250 might seem a bit of a come down. To be frank, nothing could be Read More

Fiat: 2014 Punto Pop review

Posted on October 24th, 2014

At $17,490 here you have one of the cheapest new cars on the New Zealand market, and it’s from Europe which means you can indulge in a bit of Euro brand snobbery. In fact, I’ve Read More

Honda: 2014 Jazz S review

Posted on October 15th, 2014

The Jazz has always been Tardis-like. You take a look from the outside and think there’s no way you’d easily fit a couple of six-footers in the rear passenger seats, but it can be done Read More

Mercedes-Benz: 2014 S 500 sedan

Posted on October 13th, 2014

The luxury flagship of Mercedes-Benz has always introduced greater levels of comfort, safety and sophistication through each new generation, and the new S Class is no exception. My first introduction to the S Class occurred Read More

Ford: EcoSport Titanium 2014 review

Posted on October 10th, 2014

When I was in my teens in the late ‘80s our 80-year old neighbour, Mrs Moss, had kept her 1950s Morris Minor because she didn’t like all these new cars that were too low for Read More

Honda: 2014 Jazz RS Sport review

Posted on October 8th, 2014

You know the advertising campaign for a new Honda model works when you wake up in the dead of night having just dreamed about that particular car. In the case of the new Honda Jazz Read More