Ford Focus Trend Hatchback 2013 Review

Posted on August 11th, 2013

There’s a theory that is used to explain why people can sometimes be extremely productive late at night. The fact is that the majority of tasks we have to perform are often mundane and don’t Read More

Holden Commodore VF Evoke Sportwagon 2013 Review

Posted on August 10th, 2013

The weight and thickness of the boot floor gives away that this Commodore can carry a serious amount of kit. Fold the rear seats flat and there’s enough room for a mosh pit of meerkats. Read More

Nissan Pulsar ST Hatch 2013 Review

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

What you really want for a road trip is the top-of-the-range car, not the base model, but the $29,990 Nissan Pulsar ST acquitted itself nicely on a weekend away to Rotorua. I’m not saying I Read More

Toyota RAV4 GXL AWD 2013 Review

Posted on July 31st, 2013

It’s not really a soft roader because it has a lockable differential to augment its all-wheel drive, so if you put a decent set of off-road tyres on it, you’ll get to some remote places. Read More

Kia Cerato SX GDi Sedan 2013 – Review

Posted on July 20th, 2013

Kia’s website instructed me to expect the unexpected regarding the Cerato, and I certainly didn’t expect the driver’s seat to be both heated and cooled in a car that costs a paltry $38,490. The passenger’s Read More

Ford Kuga Titanium diesel and Kuga Titanium EcoBoost Petrol 2013 – Review

Posted on July 13th, 2013

This is quite possibly the most complex and fully-featured car for the money. As well as having bells and whistles, there’s the full ensemble of wind instruments and a strings section, and you, the driver, Read More

Lexus LS600hL 2013 – Review

Posted on July 9th, 2013

Lexus has set out to build a world-class luxury saloon car, and it has succeeded. Should you add one to your already luxurious life? Back in 1989, I was still too young to drive, but Read More

Holden Captiva 5 LTZ 2013 – Review

Posted on June 28th, 2013

Taking the Captiva 5 immediately after the Holden Cruze I was surprised at the difference in interior trim. The Captiva’s screens and controls look like they’re a few years older than the Cruze’s; does the Read More